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Equine Therapy Life-changing For Children

Monday, 23 November 2020, 8:57 am | TECT

Katie O’Callaghan on horse Blue. For six-year-old Katie O’Callaghan, riding her ‘unicorns’ Flicka and Blue at Tauranga Riding for the Disabled is the highlight of her week. Whether trotting, playing games on the ponies, or riding up big hills, ... More >>

New Equipment Helping Surf Lifeguards Save Lives

Friday, 20 November 2020, 8:30 am | TECT

For those working in the emergency services, saving someone with severe injuries is a task that requires plenty of precaution and careful manoeuvring. For Surf Lifeguards, water adds another element of complexity. Kent Jarman (KJ) knows the scenario well. ... More >>

Western BOP Community Groups Receive $177,600 In Covid-19 Recovery Funding

Friday, 11 September 2020, 8:41 am | TECT

The WBOP COVID-19 Recovery Fund has paid out an additional $177,600 in funding to local community groups struggling with increased demand or income shortfall due to Covid-19. The successful recipients include Youth Search and Rescue, BOP Classic ... More >>

$226,500 In COVID-19 Recovery Funding Approved For Western BOP Community Groups

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 9:08 am | TECT

The WBOP COVID-19 Recovery Fund has paid out its first round of grants, totalling $226,530 to nine community groups. The successful recipients include Brain Injured Children Trust, Tauranga Community Foodbank, House of Science Tauranga, Complex Chronic ... More >>

Help Still Available For Victims Of Family Violence During Lockdown

Monday, 20 April 2020, 3:33 pm | TECT

While the rate of infections slows, hidden victims of the lockdown grow—those living with family violence. Trapped in homes with their abusers, they are isolated from their friends and extended family, and may experience violence happening more ... More >>