There are a number of volunteers in the Devonport Peninsula community who are willing to help with grocery shopping or pharmacy pick ups, for those in the community who are unable to get out or feel uncomfortable doing so.
If you would like this kind of support, please contact one of the following people who will link you with a volunteer:
Jacki Fortune, Devonport Self Isolation Support Group: 021 515 532 or firstname.lastname@example.org
William Neale, Connect Church Devonport: 021 105 3842
Nicola Teague Grundy, Devonport Methodist Church: 021 274 1957 or email@example.com
The Kai 4 Communities team behind Kaitahi Dinners, are looking at how they can serve the community safely. Please reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org if you know of groups they can support in the Auckland region.
Age Concern Auckland are reinstating their Emergency Response Service, coordinating essential support to those older adults who need it. The support they can provide is:
Shopping for and delivering essential groceries, including pet food
Delivery of face masks
Collection and delivery of essential prescriptions
Welfare calls for those who need a friendly chat
Anyone needing support can call Age Concern Auckland on 820 0184 or email email@example.com
Stay home, stay safe everyone.
The DPT team x
Photo from the Herald archives: View of Devonport (foreground) and Auckland city taken from Takarunga.