Contact Tracing Without A Smart Phone

We know that many of our members don’t have smart phones that can utilise the Government’s Track and Trace App. However, we have found that Regional Public Health have come up with this contact tracing booklet. It seems like a small thing, but the more precautions we take, the safer we’ll be. The events of…

Farewell to Lynne and Welcome to Jacqueline!

Today we are saying goodbye to our Funds Development Manager, Lynne Trowbridge. Lynne has been with us for five and a half years and has been a vital part of our team. Lynne’s professionalism and deep understanding of the importance of our organisation and our work has made her a valued team member. During this…

Street Appeal 2020

Thank you so much to all our volunteers, helpers and donators who gave their time and money to help our Street Appeal be a success. Although we did have to scale back our efforts fairly considerably from previous years, we have noticed that people were still generous. We want to thank those sites that did…

Protocol Under Level 2

As you will know, the COVID 19 Alert Levels changed from midday on the 12th August from Level One to Level Two. We want to assure our members that we are still open and we are adhering to government guidelines. Our exercise classes will be continuing, with required spacing between attendees. The Open Gym is…

July 2020 Newsletter and Street Appeal Volunteer Forms

Find our July Newsletter here! It is once again produced in house, but we do endeavor to bring you the same high quality that you’re used to. If you have read the Newsletter and want to volunteer for our Annual Street Appeal, you can find the Volunteer Form here. You can fill that out and…

2019 – 2020 Annual Report

The Annual Report was presented at the Annual General Meeting, Monday 27th July, 2020. Inside are the President’s Report, the Manager’s Report, Statement of Service Report, the Treasurer’s report and the full Financials for the financial year. Please feel free to take a look here.

Reopening for Level 1

Hello everyone We are in Level 1! We are very pleased to announce a gradual return to exercise groups. Nordic walking has already begun again, with yoga classes close behind. From this Wednesday June 10, Parkinson’s Power starts at the gym at 10 am, and we hear that folks are keen to get going. Open…

Renew your Entertainment Book membership!

We are fundraising with Entertainment and 2019 memberships are about to expire! Purchase now and receive a $10 Countdown gift voucher for a single city or a $20 Countdown voucher for a multi city app. Your membership will last for 12 months from the day you purchase it, and as an added bonus you will…

Update – Our response at Level 2

Hello everyone We hope everyone enjoyed our ‘Bubble Update’ newsletter which came out a week ago. Level 2 gives our staff the great opportunity to be back working from our premises in Sir William Pickering Drive. We are not open for any visits from or to members just yet. Some people are very keen to…

Lockdown Staff Blog – Charlotte 2

With the end of Lockdown in sight and Mother’s Day this weekend, there’s plenty to be cheerful about. It helps that the weather has been rather spectacular the last few days too! Although it has been rather tough getting through these days, I always have my own little ray of sunshine. Even if a day…