50 days ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
Read the guide

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More messages from your neighbours
5 hours ago

Prospa funding helped boost monthly turnover

Prospa

Sandy Urwin wanted to expand the retail offering within her small business Animal Natural Health Centre.

She considered raising funds by selling a stake to an investor but didn’t want to compromise on quality or her vision for the business. She decided to partner with Prospa to achieve her dreams.

A small business loan helped Sandy increase the variety and volume of stock available for customers – ultimately boosting monthly turnover.
Find out more

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11 hours ago

HUKANUI CHALLENGE

Hukanui Golf Club Inc

Saturday 1st February.
Fun Day, Everyone welcome - Non Golfers & Golfers
Tee off 9-11am

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13 hours ago

Know a teen that doesn't want to return to school?

Rae MacDonald from Responsive Trade Education

Do they need NCEA L2, but they would rather stay at home or don't believe they can achieve it?
Are they eating you out of house and home?
Need a way to get them off the couch or device?

We can help!

R.T.E. offer help to families and caregivers of teenagers, (16-19 yrs), who have slipped through the education system.

Our "Total wrap around support service" will develop, grow, educate and empower your teenager for a successful future, whilst they achieve NCEA L2 and NCBCATS L2.

Call us now 0800 872 330 to come and have a look at our centre.

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