May 2020 – Onehunga Community News

Support us – support local

May 27, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute When we first went into lockdown, our April magazine had just been printed. As a non-essential business, we would not be able to deliver this edition until the end of April-early May, and, disappointingly, we were unable to publish a May magazine. However, we are now back in the office and delighted to bring you ...

Thanks to our community volunteers

May 27, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes When lockdown descended upon New Zealand in the last week of March, a large army of volunteers went into overdrive all over the country to support their fellow citizens throughout the seven long weeks that followed. One such group was the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) volunteers. Although their offices had to close, on the first ...

A huge learning curve

May 27, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes When the announcement was made to move to alert level 4, schools had limited time to prepare for the weeks of home schooling ahead, but the way they adapted at such short notice was impressive. At Onehunga Primary School, (OPS), online tools such as Seesaw, and the school’s Site for Learning website, as well as ...

Cornwall Park – a car-free future?

May 27, 2020 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the upsides of lockdown was the huge drop of traffic around town, making it quieter, less polluted, and safer to bike and walk. Cornwall Park was also more peaceful, closing all its gates during levels 4 and 3 to motorised vehicles, which allowed walkers, runners and cyclists to self-distance and enjoy the space. ...