34 days ago

Do you think choosing a childless future is a good way to combat climate change issues?

The team Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

New Zealand couples choosing not to have children because they don't want to contribute to the rapid decline of the planet say they are making a sacrifice for society.

The trend has been recognised globally as 'birth striking', where women and men are abstaining from procreation in a bid to raise awareness about "climate breakdown and civilisation collapse".

Do you think this is an effective way of combating climate change issues?

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8 minutes ago

AMI, sharing community kindness!

AMI Insurance - Head office

When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.

To read more about this inspiring act of kindness by visit the AMI Hub.

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8 minutes ago

Thousands of Kiwis given a helping hand

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

We want to say a big thank you to everyone who supported Colgate-Palmolive's recent appeal! Thanks to the generosity of Colgate- Palmolive and Countdown shoppers, more than 10,000 toiletries and household cleaning items have been donated to Salvation Army foodbanks around the country.

Jono Bell, Territorial Director of The Salvation Army’s Community Ministries says the items are essential to help people stay healthy in the winter period. These include personal and oral hygiene items, along with cleaning products for the home.

Colgate-Palmolive also donated $10,000 to The Salvation Army’s transitional housing programme in Porirua which helps vulnerable mothers and their children with housing and wrap around support.

8 hours ago

Odd jobs wanted

Adam from Gisborne District

Hi my daughter is looking for some odd jobs, she is 22 and capable of doing most things from office filing to cleaning and gardening. Could even take you shopping if you need a driver.
Good references very good work ethic.
Contact her on 02108321774 Jade.