After this burst of gorgeous weather Wairarapa gardens are looking wonderful. Something for everyone from grand country estates to delightful cottage gardens. There will be plenty to see and buy at the Rathkeale Christmas Fete and ConArt too. Get your ticket now!
Kia Kaha everyone - we're all in this together, even though we're apart. News media is an essential service. So - whether it be four weeks or longer - our journalists will continue to deliver you trusted news, report on public health, and bring you other important, entertaining and useful information throughout these extraordinary times.
Recycling in Wellington city and many other parts of the country has been suspended during the coronavirus shutdown. However, not everyone appears to have got the message. A few Brooklyn residents hopefully placed their glass recycling kerbside on Thursday morning. It may be there a while....
With everyone staying home, it’s now more important than ever for everyone to be fire-safe. People can find information on our website - fireandemergency.nz...
We’re heading into winter, and with households self-isolating together, there’ll be more cooking at home, and more use of open fires, heaters, and dryers - all things which can increase fire risk.
New Zealanders can be confident that Fire and Emergency is well-prepared and ready to respond to emergencies as usual during the nationwide self- isolation period.
Please call 111 if you have a fire, we will ask you whether anyone at the address is self-isolating or has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Where this is the case, we already have necessary measures in place to ensure everyone’s safety including protective clothing, gloves, masks, safety glasses and mask.