Spring is here so it’s time for your annual spring clean. If you’re anything like 69 percent of New Zealand households, you’ll have at least one unconnected mobile phone gathering dust in a drawer or cupboard.
Recycle these unwanted phones with RE:MOBILE.
RE:MOBILE is a not-for-profit mobile phone recycling scheme which raises money for Sustainable Coastlines.
Recycling your mobile phone is free, easy and good for the environment. Not only does it keep harmful items out of landfill, it also stops the precious materials in your phone from going to waste.
Visit RE:MOBILE to find out how to recycle your mobile phone.
When a Christchurch school lost four classrooms to fire, retired AMI Branch Manager Philip Buckingham knew how he could help.
Philip – “ When one of our offices is relocated or refitted as a flexi workspace, there are all sorts of useful items left behind — stationery, file cabinets, chairs, desks, computer monitor arms. For years now, we have gathered it all up and donated it to schools; initially those hit particularly hard by the Christchurch earthquakes. It’s hard to explain, but it’s just in our DNA at AMI to help people. After the Russley School fire, there was an urgent need to get the kids some stationery. On my way home, I went to the school and spoke with the principal, Greg Lewis. We couldn’t have asked for a better principal for the school, he is such a great guy.”
…read the full story here.
Experience our retirement villages
Recently I joined neighbourly, firstly to find a dolls house anyone may be giving away or selling for my granddaughter.
Secondly I’d like to introduce myself. I am a qualified Dressmaker working from my home here in Lincoln under the name of GOWNZ. I used to specialise in formal and wedding gowns. Now I’m more making daywear and doing alterations. I’m happy to help you all with any sewing you require.
I have had forty years of the business and sewing experience, I offer a very friendly and expert service.
I’m Looking forward to meeting more of my neighbours