Top mum sought
“Who’s the best mum of them all?” is the question being asked by a national website devoted to some of the country’s hardest workers.
Organised by Mothers Online website, the competition aims to search for 2009’s Mother of the Year.
Nominations for top mothers can be submit- ted to the website and the winner will be chosen by a judging panel including Sarah Bradley, Polly Gillespie and Annah Stretton.
Criteria for judging will be based on feedback from members of the website.
For more information visit www.motherofthe year.co.nz. The high price of park benches and rubbish bins is garbage, according to some members of the Avondale Community Board.
Several board members raised concerns at its March meeting about the cost of three rubbish bins to be installed at Blockhouse Bay Reserve and two bins and four seats at Eastdale Reserve.
Rubbish bins at Blockhouse Bay Reserve will cost $8981, while the Eastdale