FROM THE EDI­TOR

South Waikato News - - Your Local News -

It is 3.43pm on Tues­day and I have trav­elled a measly 743 steps. So, only 9257 to go to hit Steptem­ber’s tar­get for the day!

A few col­leagues and I in­clud­ing South Waikato News re­porter Luke Kirkeby and Ta­mara Thorn and Steph Rangi from the Taupo Times - have de­cided to take on the Steptem­ber chal­lenge.

The goal is to take at least 10,000 steps a day and the aim is twofold: to raise money for the Cere­bral Palsy So­ci­ety and to get fit.

For those who move around a lot as part of their job, this is not too hard to achieve. If you are glued to your desk - it ba­si­cally in­volves tack­ing a 5km walk onto the day.

This has been a bit of an eye opener and I reckon any­one who has a desk job should give it a go.

Steph was boast­ing a mas­sive 4500 steps by the time she set foot in the door yes­ter­day and Luke man­aged to clock up 24,000 steps in one day!

Daniel Hutchin­son NEWS DI­REC­TOR: Daniel Hutchin­son, daniel.hutchin­son@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz; 027 809 6854. SE­NIOR RE­PORTER: Luke Kirkeby, 027 204 2913, luke.kirkeby@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz. SALES MAN­AGER: An­to­nio Ganz, 027 204 2920, an­to­nio.ganz@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz SE­NIOR SALES CON­SUL­TANT: Matt Holmes, 027 807 4632, matt.holmes@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz, CLASSIFIEDS: 0800 800 373 swn@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz or Lynda 07 888 7011, MISSED DE­LIV­ERY: 0800 339 000, DIG­I­TAL EDI­TION: south­waika­tonews.co.nz. FACE­BOOK: face­book.com/south­waika­tonews. DIS­PLAY AD DEAD­LINES: 4pm Thurs­day. AD­DRESS: 45 Heuheu St, Taupo or PO Box 205, Taupo

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