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.”
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Concerts by Elton John, Queen, two Highlanders matches, 31 cruise ship visits, and the city hosting the Masters Games has prompted the council to transform the Octagon and surrounding city streets.
That includes temporarily closing the Octagon, similar to the trial during the Ed Sheeran concerts in Easter 2018.
Need somewhere to put your feet up when relaxing outside out can’t find anything to suit your place?
Why not create your own ottoman like this one made out of an old car tyre and paint it in a Resene colour to match your colour scheme.
Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Follow these easy step by step instructions to create your own.
What goals do you have for 2020?