Barnardos needs foster carers to provide respire, short term or permanent care for children. It provides comprehensive assessment, training and preparation of carers and dedicated 24 hour support. Anyone who has ever thought about foster care can phone 6250550. will meet walkers at the Maitiatia Ferry Terminal at 10.40am. Walks are for people with average fitness and are 1-2 hours long. For more information phone 379-2020 or visit www.aucklandcity. govt.nz.