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Closed for Good
The BNZ bank will be closing its
The bank is taking part in the
Closed for Good campaign which
will see staff helping out on
projects that benefit local
Nearly 5500 staff are joining the
nationwide campaign and some will
be collecting money for Kidz First
Children's Hospital's Neonatal
Unit. Money raised will fund infant
warmers at the unit, which treats
more than 850 premature and
critically-ill newborns a year. The
machines are essential in allowing
a newborn baby's condition to
Closed for Good is the single
biggest day of corporate
volunteering in New Zealand.
However, BNZ staff will still be
available on the phone to help
customers get their banking done.
Telephone, internet and mobile
banking are also all available to
customers on the day.
Open more hours
The opening hours of the library at
the Auckland War Memorial
Museum have been extended.
You can now visit from Monday to
Saturday, 10am till 5pm.
The library is home to rare and
valuable reference material which
is available for the public to view.
The museum is open from 10am to
Barrister Grant Powell has been
appointed as a judge for the
Auckland District Court. He has
been a partner of central city law
firms Walters Williams and Co and
Powell Webber and Associates
since starting his career in 1987.
Help arrives for crisis service
Helped: Aimee Stockenstroom from
Help is thrilled the Ministry of Social
Development has stepped forward to
provide solid funding.
A sexual abuse support service that
has struggled to find consistent
funding has signed a three-year
contract with the Ministry of Social
The Help service currently
survives on patchwork funding
from ACC, Ministry of Justice,
Ministry of Development and
This new contract will see the
service add a further $457,000 per
year to its coffers.
This level of commitment from
multiple ministries is a huge
encouragement to Help and the
supporters who have walked with
us on this journey to help survivors
of sexual abuse, rape and assault in
our community, crisis service
manager Aimee Stockenstroom
The contract marks a significant
step for the service which has long
battled funding shortfalls that
pushed it to the brink of closure.
Minister of Social Development
Paula Bennett says she is pleased
to be able to bolster the service.
I m working on more sustain-
able funding solutions for the sec-
tor which I recognise has struggled
at times to provide services to those
in real need, she says.
We can and will do better for
those organisations and ultimately
the victims of sexual violence.
Help provides a 24-hour crisis
service as well as therapy for
adults, youth and children and
their families. It takes about
12,000 calls a year from victims of
sexual assault and rape.
Ms Stockenstroom says one in
five women are sexually assaulted
or raped in their lifetime.
The organisation services central
Auckland, Waitakere and Northern
Visit helpauckland.org.nz or call
Diwali Festival to have more events than ever
Indian treat: The annual Auckland Diwali Festival is coming to the city in
Photo: SIMON WATTS
Everyone is invited to experience
the sights, sounds and tastes of
India during the annual Auckland
Diwali Festival on October 19 and
20 in Aotea Square and Queen St.
The event goes from noon till
9pm and is the region s largest
free multicultural vegetarian fes-
It is supported by Suburban
Newspapers, publisher of the
Auckland City Harbour News, and
is run by Auckland Tourism,
Events and Economic Develop-
Rachael Carroll, ATEED gen-
eral manager of destination and
marketing, says this year s event
will stimulate the senses.
We re infusing more street
theatre and surprise events than
ever before to inject even more
spontaneity into what is already
an exciting event, she says.
This is an amazing opportunity
for people of all ethnic back-
grounds to embrace a traditional
Indian festival which has become
an iconic event for our city.
The festival will see Aotea
Square and Queen St transformed
into an Indian bazaar, with more
than 50 food and craft stalls offer-
ing delicious vegetarian cuisine
and Indian sweets, as well as a
colourful array of clothing, jewel-
lery, henna, handicrafts and art.
A live performance stage will
showcase a mix of traditional and
contemporary dance from local
and international artists and
there ll be the hotly contested
Radio Tarana Bollywood dance
Other festival highlights will
include the Rangoli craft work-
shop where children can create
Indian artworks and classical
music workshops for people to
have a go at playing traditional
The event will end with a fire-
Go to aucklandnz.com/diwali for
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