40 days ago

Husband behind bars: How prison affected me and my kids

Josephine Franks Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours. A brave Auckland woman has shared her experience of what life was like with her husband behind bars, and the lasting effect it's had on her and her children.

She's calling on the government to do more to support families of prisoners.

You can read her powerful account via the read more button below.

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38 minutes ago

Do you have bunions and think that surgery is the only answer?

Corrective Foot Solutions

Bunions affect 1 in 3 New Zealanders they can lead to pain and discomfort, which affects mobility, balance and quality of life. That’s not to mention the look of them and the difficulty of fitting shoes.

We’ve decided to run a special offer for people with bunions - “Bunion Evaluation” for only $33 (worth $85). Offer valid 24/10/2019 - 07/11/2019.

Many doctors and podiatrists believe that surgery is the only way to fix a bunion. This is not true. Bunion surgery is painful and doesn’t address the underlying cause of a bunion, which is generally the way we walk and stand. Ideally, surgery should be considered as a last treatment option for bunions.

At Corrective Foot Solutions, we use a gentle, hands-on technique to effectively treat and correct bunions – which means there’s no need for surgery or orthotics. We use Foot Mobilisation Therapy to correct the underlying cause of your bunion by working on the misalignments in the foot, as well as strengthening the weakened muscles around the joints.

Pop in and see us at 272 level 3b Parnell Rd, Parnell, Auckland or give us a call on 092129250
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38 minutes ago

Is life insurance for me?

Cigna NZ

We know life insurance is important, but we often put it off thinking we’ll get to it later.

Everyone’s circumstances are different. However, there are important life stages where you may want to consider life insurance:
● wedding planning
● having a child
● buying a house
● writing a will

Until 31 November 2019, if you take out a Cigna LifeOne policy and you’ll receive $150 credit towards your premium payments.
Schedule a call with Cigna for a personalised quote and to talk through your options.

SCHEDULE A CALL

$150.00 policy credit applied after three months of premium payments. Terms and conditions apply. See www.cigna.co.nz/stuff for more information.
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2 hours ago

Ventolin..

Jamie from Mount Albert

Hi Guys,

I was just wondering if anybody has any extra unused ventolin inhaler? I'm happy to pay! finding it abit hard that I have to pay almost $100 dollars to see a doctor every time I need to get a prescription :( I'm not a resident so it costs me a fortune because I need to see a doctor every time I need some ventolin.. not to mention they only give me two on the script each time 😑