29 days ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

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6 hours ago

Poll: Are you prepared for an eruption?

Matt Rilkoff Reporter from Taranaki Daily News

Mt Taranaki is overdue for an eruption. Are you prepared with an emergency kit and plan of escape if the worst happens?

Are you prepared for an eruption?
  • 21.1% Yes - we've got enough water and food for three days and know exactly what we'll
    21.1% Complete
  • 52.6% No - there will be plenty of warning. No need to panic.
    52.6% Complete
  • 26.3% No - Mt Taranaki is not going to erupt!
    26.3% Complete
19 votes
15 hours ago

"Tis the season to support local"


“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.
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19 hours ago

What's On: Tar Down Syndrome Gala Day

Sandy from Westown

Sat 4/1/20 at Pukekura Railway, Liardet & Gilbert Str, bouncy castle, face painting, sausage sizzle, train rides, food stall, games, spot prizes & much more from 10am until late.
Tar Down Syndrome Gala Day
  • Pukekura Miniature Railway New Plymouth