Changes to White Pages Telephone Directory

Residential telephone listings will now come in a separate White Pages book. Yellow (who distribute the books) say they are always looking for ways to make it easier for people to search, find and connect. Residential listings will now come in an exclusive White Pages Residential book with a stylish new book cover, which is … Continued

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Survey to Help Falls Prevention

Researchers at the University of Canterbury are conducting a survey to help establish whether technology can be used to identify difficulties with walking environments.  This survey focuses on people aged 50 and over and living in Christchurch. Every year, in New Zealand, around a third of people aged over 65 fall over and falls can … Continued

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It’s not to late to protect yourself against the flu

More than a third of Cantabrians have had their flu immunisation already this winter and there’s still time for the rest of us to protect ourselves.   Recent data shows that 184,610  vaccines have been distributed so far this season – more than the totals taken at the end of the season for the previous … Continued

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Earthquake Support Still Available

Despite the recent withdrawal of other earthquake support service it is still available for older people through Age Concern Canterbury. If you are having difficulty in navigating your way with the agencies concerned with your earthquake repair, Bev is available to support and guide you through the process. She can be contacted on 366 0903 … Continued

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Men’s Health Week NZ June 11- 17

June 11 – 17 is Men’s Health Week for 2018. One week when our own health gets the once over from ourselves, a review from the most important critic. It’s a week to make calls and to start the little steps that can make a big difference and get you back on track. It’s a … Continued

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The perfect online scam – Scamming the Lonely

A 79yr old woman sits with her computer. Its late at night, and dark outside, she turns on the kettle to make herself a cup of tea to warm herself while she waits. She’s waiting for a message to come through from her new male friend on her facebook messenger. Her friend lives on the … Continued

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Beware of Scams

It seems to be that time of year.  We are getting increasing reports of dodgy door-to-door sales people, phone and email scams. Remember to always look after your personal details in the same way you would with your wallet and personal possessions, and be wary of door-to-door sales people who offer you goods or services … Continued

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Z Bishopdale – Fuel Discount Day

During Good in the Hood 2018, for the first time ever, Z are running a fuel discount day to raise funds for groups like ours, to help us do even more awesome work in our community. On 17 May 2018, every customer that goes in to a Z service station will get a 6c per … Continued

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