Applications for the next round of the $40,000 Tindall Foundation funding for Taranaki organisations close on Wednesday, February 28. The specific areas targeted under the Tindall Foundation’s Supporting families and social services programme include: Early Years, Youth Development, Ma¯ori, Migrant, Refugees and Cross Cultural, Housing, Literacy and Numeracy, Budgeting and Community Services and Development. For information on funding criteria and how to apply visit tindall.org.nz
Registrations are open now for businesses throughout the region to see who can rack up the most kilometres cycled during February. Everyone who takes part will have the chance to win prices, including a trip to Italy or San Francisco. Register now at aotearoa.bike.
New Zealand Post is celebrating the landmark achievement of New Zealand becoming the 11th country in the world to launch a rocket into orbit, with a special set of commemorative stamps. The stamps can be ordered online at www.nzpost.co.nz/ stamps and will be on sale in PostShops.