More messages from your neighbours
13 hours ago

Enterprising 14-year-old forks out $25,000 to hire driver after police complaint

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Central Otago News

A young Cromwell entrepreneur who runs a garden maintenance company has been banned from riding his lawnmower to jobs.

Johnny O'Neill, 14, set up his successful business J.C. O'Neill Contracting in 2017 and until recently had been driving to jobs around the small Central Otago township on his ride-on 780cc lawnmower.

However, he has been forced to employ a driver to take him to jobs or tow the mower behind his bike after he received a written warning not to drive the mower.

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19 hours ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

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1 day ago

Strong wind watch

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Central Otago.

Valid: 12 hours from 6:00am to 6:00pm Wednesday.
Forecast: Northwest winds may approach severe gale at times.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Tuesday 12 Nov 2019.

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