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🎸 Learn The Guitar, Ukulele & Bass Thanks To Fender
Fender are offering three months of free guitar lessons. "We’re blown away by the overwhelming response to our 3-month offer for free guitar, bass and ukulele lessons. It’s clear we need music more than ever."
👩🎓 Free Online Courses For Kids & Adults With Khan Academy
School closed? Khan Academy is here for you with free resources to keep everyone learning. From year 1 maths to macroeconomic policies there's something for everyone to learn.
🧙♂️ Listen To The First Harry Potter Book For Free
The first Harry Potter book will be available to listen to for free in six different languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Japanese) thanks to Audible, narrated by Stephen Fry.
📺 Watch HBO For Free
For a limited time, watch some of HBO's most beloved shows and documentaries, plus a selection of movies — no subscription required.
👩💼 Contact WellingtonNZ For Business Support
WellingtonNZ is offering a wide range of help and support during this pandemic. Click the link below to find out how to get in touch and what they can do for you and your business.
🥰 Volunteer As A Professional Through HelpTank
HelpTank matches professionals and volunteers with organisations and people who need help. They're accepting a wide range of support during Covid-19 so it might be an awesome way to help!
👶 Provide Meals For Families With Newborn Babies
Bellyful provides meals for families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness. And they've taken additional measure to help during Covid-19 to help even more.
🏡 Stay At Home To Change The World
It sounds a bit counterintuitive but staying at home is one of the best things you can be doing for yourself, the community, and all of New Zealand. To find out more, read Washington Post's amazing article on flattening the curve.
😎 Play Virtual Games With Friends
Jackbox offers a series of amazing games that are perfect for playing at home, with the kids, or online. Simply launch a game, everyone joins on their phones, fun and hilarity ensues. Drawful 2 and Quiplash are two of our favourites.
📽 Watch The Nightly Met Opera Streams
The Met is streaming each performance for free, with each performance being available for a period of 23 hours! Get access to world-class performances from the comfort of NZ.
🤸♂️ Watch Cirque du Soleil Free
Cirque du Soleil have something special for their fans! An hour long special all on YouTube so chuck it up on the TV and enjoy :)
🤳 Play Some Heads Up!
From naming celebrities, to singing, to silly accents—guess the word on the card that’s on your head from your friends' or families clues before the timer runs out! It's a simple game that's a ton of fun.
🌉 Build Things From Bridges To Papier Mache With Your Kids
Kids Think Design provides a wide range of resources for kids. From interior design to film & theater, each topic includes fun projects like building a bridge from marshmallows and pasta to creating papier mache masks .
🌱 Do Some Gardening Activities With Your Kids
Kid's Gardening is offering kids between the ages of 0 through to 10 a wide range of activities and things they can create with their hands out in the garden. Just make sure the soil art doesn't get on the walls. 😂
🌤 Check Out Shine's Virus Anxiety Kit!
Shine has put together a 'Care for your Coronavirus Anxiety' kit that includes a bunch of tools, daily meditations, and support you can use to either help yourself and to understand how to more deeply help others too.
🏡 Head Over To Neighbourly's COVID-19 Reach Out
As suggested by them, join your local Coronavirus Support Group to offer help at a neighbourhood level. Or feel free to set one up if there isn’t a support group in your area yet!
📞 Call A Helpline If You're Struggling
If you’re struggling and need to talk, free call or text 1737 to have a chat with a trained counsellor. They’re available for free, day and night.
💤 Have A Rest Day
Staying at home is already contributing a huge amount to New Zealand and the world. And it's not easy! So maybe take a day off and go easy on yourself. Know that you're doing enough already to keep New Zealanders safe.
📺 Host a Netflix Party
Yeah, sometimes Netflix by yourself can get a little boring, so why not host a Netflix party? This app helps you sync your Netflix shows and chat while watching!
🎮 Have a "Meme-Off" During Dinner
Want to keep the dinner chats a little lighter and more fun tonight? Why not have a meme-off to spread joy and laughter.
🧘♀️ Learn To Breath, Yoga, And More
This is a massive list of local companies and people offering a wide variety of wellness offerings. Learn to breath, do yoga, tarot card reading, boxing, pilates and more!
🏃♀️ Workout With A Local Home Fitness Program
Here's a massive list of all the fitness programs you can do right from the comfort of your own home. Getting fit has never been so easy 😂
👍 Try Ask These 36 Question To Connect More
Five years ago NY Times launched their '36 questions that lead to love'. These questions are actually fantastic for anyone to connect more with friends, family, or even strangers. Give them a go tonight over dinner!
🖼 Try the Covid-19 Lockdown Challenges
Join one of the Covid-19 lockdown challenges! Recreate famous artworks from home, learn a Māori phrase a day or try your hand at the trick shot challenge.
💸 Call Westpac and Other Banks To See How They Can Help
Westpac and other banks are offering lots of additional services to help during this time including business support loans, deferred personal loan payments and more. Get in touch with your bank to find out more.
🤯 Watch the Surprising Science of Happiness TED Talk
Dan Gilbert will take you on a journey to question everything you know about choice and how sometimes not having a choice can actually make us happier.
😁 Take Yale's Science of Well-Being Course
Yale is offering its Science of Well Being course for free that will help you improve your happiness and help you build more productive habits. What perfect timing. It's had 24,914,710 recent views!
👩🎓 Contact Victoria University Who Is Offering Free Study To Those Impacted
Victoria University is offering free study to those impacted by Covid-19. Check out the link for more info provided by NZHerald.
🛒 Visit Click and Collect To Help You Shop
Looking at a whole week of booked out times, you might believe that you never had a chance of using click & collect.
However, what the Supermarkets don’t make clear is that they regularly open up new slots, particularly around midnight. Click and Collect is a website that allows you to track the available click & collect slots for supermarkets across NZ.
🎨 Download Free Printable Monsters For Colouring In
Cheyney from Design by Cheyney has created these amazing printable a4 colouring in activities for kids! Got a tablet or an ipad? Why not let them doddle on there!
🧁 Cook Separately Together & Enjoy
Why not call up a friend and cook the same thing together? Use the video feature, cook separately but together, and then afterwards enjoy a wine while dining together!
🤸♀️ Take A Free Les Mills Online Fitness Class
Les Mills and TVNZ have partnered up to deliver free online fitness classes. A fantastic way to keep our mind and body healthy and happy!
💰 Access The NZ Wage Subsidy
Looking for financial support as a business owner to keep staff on payroll? Find more info about the wage subsidy package they're offering!
✏ Do Some Lunch Time Doodling
Mo Willems from Kennedy Center Education is offering a daily 20 - 30 minute doodling session that'll surely entertain both you and the kids.
🐶 Watch A Cute Dog Video
Dogs make everything better! Take a look at this cute dog video on Instagram 😂😍
📈 Visit Flatten The Curve NZ
Information about our COVID-19 daily number of cases here in NZ and our trajectory compared to other countries around the world.
🥑 See What You Could Order Through Deliver Eat
A directory of currently 134 independent Kiwi businesses delivering during the COVID-19 lockdown. Updated daily.
😍 Visit The Auckland Community Isolation Support
Covid-19 Auckland Community Isolation Help is a community group made up of volunteers from around Auckland. They're not a charity or a company, just a group of people wanting to help. They can assist with grocery delivery, supportive chats, pet care, check-ups, and small errands.
😍 Visit The Auckland Community Isolation Help
Covid-19 Auckland Community Isolation Help is a community group made up of volunteers from around Auckland. We have come together via a Facebook page to assist in this difficult time. They're not a charity or a company, just a group of people wanting to help.
If you're healthy and able, get in touch!
...while staying at home 🤗