Hi neighbours! SOS Business was set up to help local businesses in your community. It means you can buy gift cards from your favourite cafés, restaurants and service providers and then redeem them when they re-open after lockdown.
You can play a special part helping small businesses stay afloat during this time. Spread the word to your friends and family so that we can help as many local businesses as we can.
Thanks for being a great neighbour by being a lifeline for businesses in your community.
PS - in case you were wondering, due to the success of SOS Café, and the number of other service businesses now on the Platform, the team have rebranded to SOS Business – Save Our Small Business!
Thousands signed up to borrow ebooks and audiobooks in the first week of lockdown alone, breaking some library records, and the ongoing restrictions saw numbers continue to soar.
In Dunedin, the number of ebooks and audiobooks borrowed rose 60 per cent compared to March 2019.
A total of 6980 ebooks and audiobooks were borrowed, compared with 4235 in the same period last year.
Throughout April, a further 13,727 were borrowed, a rise of 65 per cent compared to the 9024 borrowed in all of April and May 2019.
Two Dunedin fishermen have captured the “euphoric” moment as a whale breaches out of the water just metres from their boat.
Real estate agent Chris Taylor had taken the day off work to fish with a friend near Cape Saunders off the coast of Dunedin on Friday.
Taylor said he had just reeled in a tuna when he witnessed what appeared to be a large humpback whale breach out of the water.
Hot chicken and fresh salad 4 the easy dinner? Apples and a loaf of bread 4 the lunchbox panic? Bacon and eggs 4 breakfast in bed?
Whether it’s easy munches, school lunches or Sunday brunches, your Four Square has everything you need to keep life nice, easy and local.
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