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  • Art Centre

    by Helen Martin The huge increase in online activity during lockdown included the Art Centre Helensville initiative Create While We Wait, curated by manager Heather Steadman, which included in the monthly newsletter photos and descriptions of artwork people were creating under lockdown. During lockdown Heather caught up virtually with other...

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  • Working in Level 4 lockdown

    by Helen Martin When we asked locals for their Level 4 lockdown work stories we received, as to be expected, a wide range of responses indicating that how you are faring depends very much on the kind of business you’re in. For some people, like Kaukapakapa resident Sharon Hennessy, a...

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  • CAB Service During Lockdown

    The CAB service has continued to be available to respond to people’s needs during the Covid-19 crisis. We have been called on for help more than ever at this time, with an initial 300% increase in enquiries around the start of the lockdown period and a sustained increase in the weeks that have...

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  • ANZAC Day 2020

    by Helen Martin For the second year running, the customary ANZAC Day commemorations had to take on a new form. Last year’s cancellation was due to concerns over the inability to police mass gatherings after Christchurch mosque massacre, this year Covid-19 has reared its ugly head, with April 25 occurring...

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