Lockdown Strategies to Stay Safe - Episode 1The Covid 19 Lockdown presents challenges for us all. Staying in our bubble is the best way to protect us from being impacted by the virus, but also means that we are together as a whanau for more time than we are usually accustomed to. In addition to the concerns and worries about the virus, at times we may become tired, frustrated and tension may increase as a result. It’s really important people feel safe in their homes and whanau. Tauawhi Men's Centre shares some tips and strategies to keep you and your whanau safe during this time.
Covid-19 Screening at Gisborne AirportHEALTH protection officers are stepping up their activities in the Tairawhiti community to keep Covid-19 out.The officers are now meeting incoming flights at Gisborne Airport and ensuring passengers know what self-isolating means. As of noon today there were no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tairawhiti. “We want to keep it that way,” says Hauora Tairawhiti medical officer of health Dr Osman David Mansoor.
National surf lifesaving championshipsOmanu bolted away with top-club status in the masters' competition on Day 1 of the national surf lifesaving championships at Midway and Waikanae beaches yesterday.
Wings Over RuaMore than 15 unique aircraft made a recent visit to the Ruatoria Aerodrome as the Tiger Moth Club of New Zealand flew into the airfield. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the club embarked upon a nationwide flight which included landing in Ruatoria and Te Araroa for the first time. On March 21, Ruatoria Aeroclub will commemorate its 60th anniversary and aviation enthusiasts from around the country will once again converge on the aerodrome. A prize giving will honour aviation heroes from the East Coast alongside displays and demonsttions from the New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency, Defence Force and the Tairawhiti Trust rescue Helicopter service. Visiting aircraft on display will include a Tiger Moth and a Harvard. Minister of Defense Ron Mark will be the guest of honour.
Hazardous materials incident and decontamination exercise heldFirefighters were put through their paces yesterday in a hazardous materials incident and decontamination exercise held on the forecourt of the Gisborne fire station.
They fist-pumped the air, they clutched at the stitch in their sides, they high-fived The Weet-Bix Man as they sprinted for the finish line where each competitor was presented a gold medal.Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon 2020