31 days ago

Driving trucks offers freedom, along with mental health worries

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Long hours, loneliness, lack of exercise and a poor diet are among the factors contributing to mental health issues for the New Zealand’s more than 26,000 truck drivers.

To remind them to look after themselves during mental health awareness week, the Road Safety Truck team took to the road to start the conversation.

NZ Trucking Association chief executive Dave Boyce and general manager Carol McGready visited the Glasnevin weigh bridge in North Canterbury on Thursday to make sure drivers were trucking along happily. Read more here.

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2 hours ago

What's On: Explore the Netherlands!

Audrey from Swannanoa - Ohoka

Enjoy a Dutch food market, dutch games, Sinterklaas, Lolytwist and Pedalmania. Woodend School pupils will showcase their learnings about the Netherlands! ALL WELCOME! Hosted by Waimakariri Migrants and Newcomers Group
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6 hours ago

Now accepting Super Gold card

Hamish from Auto Super Shoppe Rangiora

Auto Super Shoppe Rangiora would like to acknowledge those who have reached the significant milestone of being a "Super Gold Card" holder. A variety of specials and discounts are available to ensure you can continue to enjoy being out and about in your vehicle. Phone us today on 03 313 5329 and let us talk you through the services and discounts we can provide.

22 hours ago

Allergy Season

Katrina from Healthworks Pharmacy - Hanmer Springs

Hayfever symptoms can make you feel really lousy, you don't need to be suffering from them.

Come in store and speak with one of our highly trained team who will help you select the best hayfever treatment for your symptoms.

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Delivery available.