457 days ago

Say cheers to our Volunteers!

Fire & Emergency NZ

Over 80% of Fire and Emergency is made up of volunteers. Without them and their support crew, we wouldn’t be who we are today.

So this National Volunteer Week, we’re thanking more than 11,500 of our volunteers for missing precious moments in their lives to protect our communities.

Make sure you say thanks as well by leaving a comment below. #cheerstoourvolunteers
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5 hours ago

Free recruitment service finds perfect match


After years of searching for a new recruit for their business, Auckland engineering firm Stainless Machinings turned to Competenz’s free job matching service to find them an ideal candidate. In the space of a few short months, school leaver Stuart Martin joined the company.

“We’d been trying to recruit a young person for a couple of years, says Stainless Machinings owner Brian Lawry. “Competenz provided us with an excellent service and took all the hard work out of finding someone."

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13 hours ago

Do you know of a wedding that has been disrupted by the alert levels?

Georgia Weaver Reporter from Southland Times

Some Southland marriage celebrants say the cost of a wedding and Covid-19 crowd size restrictions are contributing to smaller guest numbers.

Celebrants Sharyn Payne, of Invercargill, and Rachael Collins, of Balfour, have seen an increasing number of weddings with fewer than 100 people attending since last year.

16 hours ago

School subjects.

NumberWorks'nWords Invercargill

What do you think should be introduced or reintroduced as part of the curriculum in modern day schools?