With Christmas coming up next month, it could be time to start thinking about gift shopping!
Are you one of those lucky people who can whip together some cool gift ideas a few days before, or are you prepared months in advance? When do you start your Christmas shopping? Vote in the poll below.
40.3% I start a few months before40.3% Complete
24% I leave it until the last minute24% Complete
32.4% Gifts aren't a priority for me32.4% Complete
3.3% I do gift shopping on boxing day3.3% Complete
Coronavirus cases highly likely to arrive in NZ , health officials say as they seek extra quarantine powers
There is a high chance that the deadly coronavirus will make it to New Zealand, health officials say, but that doesn't mean you should panic.
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley BloomfieldBloomfield said cases in New Zealand of the new outbreak, which has killed 56 people and infected thousands overseas, were likely.
Hospitals ICU units were already stepping up in preparation for the possibility of severely ill people with the virus. This was because while the virus was unlikely to kill anyone in New Zealand, figures out of China show about one-in-five people who were infected became severely ill.
Read more about coronavirus and New Zealand's response here
Sandy Urwin wanted to expand the retail offering within her small business Animal Natural Health Centre.
She considered raising funds by selling a stake to an investor but didn’t want to compromise on quality or her vision for the business. She decided to partner with Prospa to achieve her dreams.
A small business loan helped Sandy increase the variety and volume of stock available for customers – ultimately boosting monthly turnover.
A quick overview of what was accomplished in 2019 with your support.