107 days ago

Tradies' silent suffering

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

After his brother and partner in the family construction business died by suspected suicide, Chris Hughes wasn't sure what to tell his staff.

The construction sector has one of the highest suicide rates of any sector in New Zealand. Hughes says asking for help went against macho and "tough guy" attitudes in the industry.

He wants to know how we change that.

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3 days ago

Scam alert

Mary from Islington

Hi, i have just has a phone call from a guy saying hes from Vodafone, saying I have fluctuations on my broadband. Also asking if I was the bill payer. I dont have vodafone broadband so this alerted me straight away. . Please dont tell him you are the bill payer as this is a Scam. Hang up on him. If they take a few seconds to answer their phone when they ring you know its a scam. Be aware

2 hours ago

Bit on the side...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Hornby

Make this easy rustic side table and paint in your favourite tonal Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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1 day ago

Cattery accommodation

Alison Tewnion from Ali Cats Cattery

Ali Cats Cattery - where Cats go for a vacation....
Purpose built, safe, warm (under floor heating) and secure. Charges start from only $15 per day.

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