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Upper South News – October 2020

Upper South News – October 2020

Tēnā koe i roto i ngā āhuatanga i te wā / Greetings to you and the circumstances of the time, Gosh, does this seem like a relevant greeting or what? During this time of moving up and down alert levels due to COVID-19. Welcome to snippets for Whiringa-ā-nuku (October)....

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Upper South News – September 2020

Upper South News – September 2020

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, The days are slowly getting longer as we are very rapidly approach spring (I’m already noticing buds on the trees!) in this very different year we are currently in. I hope you are all well and thank you to...

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Upper South News – August 2020

Upper South News – August 2020

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, I hope you all had a wonderful winter break and the holidays gave you an opportunity to spend some time with your tamariki (children) after what seemed a very short time of them being back at school. It...

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Upper South News – July 2020

Upper South News – July 2020

Kia ora koutou, As I pen this month’s panui (newsletter), it has just passed the shortest day! A season like no other in our recent history! I will continue to call our members in the Upper South to check in, to update details and to touch base with many of whom we...

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Upper South News – June 2020

Upper South News – June 2020

Kia ora koutou, Well, hasn’t life been a changing turn of events these last few months. I reflect back and see how everyone has had to adjust to an unprecendented and adbrupt change of circumstances. How well some have adjusted quickly and for others the struggle of...

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Upper South News – May 2020

Upper South News – May 2020

Kia ora koutou, As we are now in level 3 in the lockdown status, I just want to acknowledge Anzac day last Saturday. We, as many of you, were doing things differently this year and it was nice to be able to spend more time as a whānau preparing for this very special...

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Upper South News – April 2020

Upper South News – April 2020

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all Well hasn’t life taken a dramatic bend in the road! We went from one extreme of coming together in numbers to celebrate Foster Care Awareness Week to being in a state of Physical Distancing and Isolation. I...

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