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Any queries or to have your notice included in this newsletter please contact Lynda on 470 0814 or lyndad@psotago.org.nz

The Greater Green Island Informer

May 2016

Introducing The Greater Green Island Informer

Our newsletter will be published on the first Tuesday of each month.  We look forward to being able to keep the Greater Green Island Community informed of all the exciting things that are happening in your community.

How To Have Your Notice Included

We need your help to make the newsletter informative and interesting.  Please send any articles or notices that you would like included in the newsletter to lyndad@psotago.org.nz 
 
Fireside Club 

Are you over 55 years and can play social indoor bowls or cards (500)?

Then come along to the Janet Cameron Hall - 59 Shand Street, Green Island.
Thursday at 1.15pm.
Admission $1.00 (includes cuppa).
Join up if interested - Yearly Subscription of $5.00p.p.
ALL WELCOME!

Greater Green Island Community Website

One of the initiatives that the Greater Green Island Community Network completed in 2014 was a directory of services and clubs that are available in the greater Green Island area.  This initiative was received extremely positively by many members of the community who had struggled to find information about the numerous activities that are available to them.
 
One of the downfalls of producing a print based directory is that the information that is published can go out of date quickly.  Because of this we are in the process of developing a Greater Green Island Website with Firebrand.
 
This website will be used to give residents of (and visitors to) the greater Green Island area a chance to see what is available to them in the area.  The benefits of the website will be that clubs/organisations and businesses that sign up will be able to update their own contact details as well as inform people of upcoming fund-raising and events, notices, add photos and videos and links to other external websites.

If you are interested in having your business or group showcased on this website please contact Lynda on 470 0814 or lyndad@psotago.org.nz

SuperGrans

SuperGrans mature Volunteers offer one-on-one life and home skills mentoring to families and individuals in need of assistance.
We aim to provide a caring, confidential, free, non-judgemental service that will support and encourage client independence by learning new ways to work and gaining the ability and the confidence to cope with everyday problems.
If you would like to access our service or wish to be a Volunteer we welcome your enquiry.
Call us at 03 4740582 for further information or email supergrans.dunedin@xtra.co.nz

Fruit and Vege Project


All Saints’ Fruit & Veges project aims to help people in Dunedin have access to healthy fruit and vegetables using the collective power of the community. The scheme links directly with a wholesale produce provider, and volunteer helpers pack weekly parcels to pick up at several distribution centres. The Green Island distribution centre is St Mark’s Anglican Church, 27 Shand St. Green Island. Open 10.00am – 12.00pm on Thursdays.
 
For more information or to order a Fruit and vege pack check out the following website http://fruitvege.allsaintsdn.org.nz/
There are two ways to order
1. Set up you own online account through the link on the webpage where you can order, suspend orders, pay by online banking, etc.
2. Call into your local distribution centre to make cash orders.
 

How about forming a Neighbourhood Support Group
in Your Street

We all want to live in a community that is more connected and caring. Neighbourhood Support provides neighbours with resources and tips on how to become more connected and build resilience and strength.

Neighbourhood Support Groups help to:

  • Encourage neighbours to talk to each other
  • Share information that will help reduce the risk and fear of crime
  • Help foster a sense of community spirit
  • Minimise burglaries and car crime in the local area
  • Decide on ways to handle any civil emergencies that may occur
  • Know when and how to contact Police, other emergency services or support agencies

There are also events during the year to support all things neighbourly!

Find out more by contacting Lois Scott

Otago Neighbourhood Support on: 456.0857 or

E: neighbourhoodsupport@gmail.com

Creating safer, more caring communities

Green Island Community Garden

Working Bee Schedule
Every Tuesday 12 midday to 1.30pm.
Tuesday evenings 5.30 to 6.30.
Sunday afternoon. 2pm to 3.30pm
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PO Box 13006
Dunedin 9018

lyndad@psotago.org.nz

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