There’s nothing like a quiz to get people talking! Far North REAP have been running a daily quiz on their Facebook page, and with the support of Ngai Takoto Iwi, Far North REAP has been able to give away four $50 Pak’n’Save vouchers so far – with four more to go.
Aside from the vouchers – an important way to support the community at this time – the quiz has also brought more people into contact with Far North REAP’s social media channel. The Facebook page has seen a 544% rise in traffic, and each quiz question is reaching over 1500 people, with an increasing average of 50 respondents to each question.
The quiz questions have been generated by Far North REAP staff, and have been a mixture of local knowledge, general knowledge and trivia, and even some brain teasers.
During lockdown, a period of high stress and anxiety for many communities, it’s important for REAPs to consider the mental health of people in their regions. As Far North REAP are showing, providing a bit of fun and a distraction from that stress is a powerful and positive way to contribute to the health of a community.