Word on the street . . . on the season of goodwill

Pauline Robinson: “Give people baskets of fruit. Fruit is healthier than lollies so we’re thinking of our whanau and their hauora (health). And give people hugs.”
Mereana Quinn: “Give to others who can’t afford a Christmas.”
David Smail: I’ve always been a big fan of the ‘pay it forward’ concept. Give something without expecting something in return.”
Awhi Tungatt: “Give money to charity.”
Laine Higham: “Have someone over for Christmas dinner, especially someone who may otherwise be on their own.”
Oneroa Hata: “Last Christmas we bought breakfast for a man at Verve Cafe.”
Ruth Tepairi: “Give the biggest hugs and loves. If you see someone a bit sad, share a bit of aroha (love). Go up and talk to them.”
Margot McLean: “Give presents to children in need. Our office is collecting gifts this year.”
Karyn Egan: “Spending time with each other — quality time.”
Shy Johnson: “Give a gift, kai or your time to the Ka Pai Kaiti Christmas dinner for whanau who may not otherwise be able to have Christmas.”

“What are some acts of kindness we can do at Christmas?”

“What are some acts of kindness we can do at Christmas?”

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