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Posts Tagged ‘ elderly ’

Seating signs cause confusion on buses

May 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

BUS USERS in Wellington can be forgiven if they are confused by signs for elderly and disabled seating.

Signs state that the four seats at the front are for the elderly, disabled and those with young children, but Metlink’s website says otherwise, reports SAMMI ABBOTT.



Community urged to stop violence on elderly

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

VIOLENCE TOWARDS elderly people is becoming a lot more common, but the community can stop this problem before it gets worse. Porirua’s Senior Constable Robert Gregory says a lot of old people are targeted because they live alone, but the problem could be eliminated by building a close knit community.



Doubt hangs over council housing in revamp

Sep 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

AFFORDABLE housing for Wellington seniors and other tenants could be in for major change if local government reforms go ahead.

Wellington City Council admits it may not be able to honour the Positive Aging Policy it adopted last week under new local government structures. KRISTEN PATERSON reports,



Euthanasia is legal issue, not a medical one

Aug 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Medics tell MP to rethink her End Of Life Choices Bill.



Stallholders worry about effects of jam police

May 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Market lovers say enforcing regulations will mean less people



Pupils get hands-on with new homework idea

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

St Peter and Paul kids to tackle special character projects