Hank Edwards Reserve toilets closed

The toilets at Hank Edwards Reserve are now closed, with barriers bolted across the doorways. Link below.

While the seesaw hasn’t been locked off in any way, please don’t let your kids play on it as the corona virus could be passed via the handles.

A State of National Emergency has been declared across the country as the Government pulls out all the stops to curtail the spread of COVID-19. …

As the country moves into Alert Level 4 – Eliminate, at midnight, we need all the tools at our disposal to ensure everyone reduces down contact with one another across the board.…

β€œFor now, I ask that New Zealanders do their part. Stay home, break the chain, save lives,” [Prime Minister] Jacinda Ardern said.

The best advice we are repeatedly being given is to stay in our bubble.

Look for ways to stay in your bubble, not for loopholes to get out of it.

Act like you have the virus.

Stay home except for essential supplies, such as food or medicine. Exercise outdoors is OK, but avoid all contact with others: try a friendly wave or a conversation from different sides of the street.

If you’re out and about on a walk beware what you touch! The handrails and metal barriers at the footbridge could transmit the virus.

Also keep in mind that patting someone else’s dog or cat is a possible way the virus could spread.

The key thing to think about is: How can I help stop this virus?

BTW: while it seems many folks have come to spend the Level 4 shutdown time at the beach, some properties are empty. Folks intent on theft and burglary won’t stop just because they’re supposed to stay at home. Keep an eye on the houses round you and if you see something suspicious contact the Police.

Toilets closed notice.
Toilets closed notice.
Gates bolted to the concrete.
Gates bolted to the concrete.
Toilet entrance blocked.
Toilet entrance blocked.

Keep in touch with your neighbours and shout out if you need help. We have a fabulous community, let’s get through this in the best of health!

See: Council closes main office, public toilets, playgrounds – Horowhenua District Council.

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