95 days ago

Special prices for our special editions!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

You'll see this promotion in our upcoming November issue, but it's so exciting we can't wait to show you! Our annual Garden Diary for 2020 PLUS a special edition to commemorate our 75th anniversary this year, How To Grow Veges 1944-2019. You can order them now for the early bird price of $11.90 each - that's a 25% savings off the retail price of $15.90 (offer will end when they hit the newsstands next month). Order online or phone 0800 624 744.

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16 hours ago

Coronavirus cases highly likely to arrive in NZ , health officials say as they seek extra quarantine powers

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

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

11 hours ago

Prospa funding helped boost monthly turnover


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.
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