A while ago we asked you to give the council your opinions on e-scooters and bikes on footpaths. Now it’s the government’s turn. Their consultation is on “accessible streets” – in other words, proposals to allow bikes and e–scooters to ride on footpaths. Right now is when people may have the time to give thought to the proposals and make submissions. Continue reading “e-scooters and bikes on footpaths”
We are the Wellington Student Volunteer Army. Over the last couple of weeks, we have been supporting our neighbours-in-need all over Wellington.
Following the raising of Alert to level 3 and the lockdown to level 4 in 48hrs we recommend the following sources of information.
Govt website that covers all aspects and is updated regularly at https://covid19.govt.nz/
If you need help and are not sure who to contact use Govt helpline 0800 779 997 8am-1am 7 days a week or,
For any health related symptoms call your GP or Healthline 0800 358 5453
Some supermarkets and pharmacists may deliver items.
Take care all of you and follow recommendations on isolation where possible.
Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health has developed dedicated COVID-19 information for Aged Care Providers which is now available on the Ministry’s website. The purpose of this document is to provide interim guidance on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in aged care facilities to protect both the aged care residents and workers.
The Wellington Central Grey Power Committee is actively considering issues affecting Seniors in the area. We have set up working groups to continue discussion on issues of concern to Seniors.
Continue reading “Our plans for 2020”
As Kiwis are less and less financially prepared for retirement there is an older generation desperate to work – but nobody will hire them.
Exploding some of the myths about ageing
In a reversal from previous pronouncements, the Government’s Retirement Commission has recommended the pension age Continue reading “Don’t raise pension age: Retirement Commission”
The now closed Central Library was a great place to pass a bit of time, as well as more useful pursuits. Until the Continue reading “Missing the Central Library?”