Waiau Aparima, Riverton

58 days ago

When does NZ move to the 'traffic light system'?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying … View more
Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying Covid-19 was not going to be eradicated from New Zealand.

“The hard truth is that Delta is here and not going away,” Ardern said.

While Aucklanders will finally see an end to New Zealand’s longest lockdown, those in other parts of the country could face far more restrictions if they have not been fully-vaccinated.

Read more here.

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58 days ago

Buying a new home or investment property?

Climate Insights - Otago & Southland

Hi Neighbours,
Over the last 12 months there were 7,611 houses sold in Otago & Southland; 54% of recently surveyed Kiwis said they would take climate change into account before purchasing.

Let us help you make an informed decision before buying in Otago & Southland. … View more
Hi Neighbours,
Over the last 12 months there were 7,611 houses sold in Otago & Southland; 54% of recently surveyed Kiwis said they would take climate change into account before purchasing.

Let us help you make an informed decision before buying in Otago & Southland. Get your climate risk report today - ready in 5 minutes!

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59 days ago

Southland, meet your 2022 Kiwibank Local Hero Medallists

The Team from New Zealander of the Year Award | Ngā Tohu Pou Kōhure o Aotearoa

He’s putting in the mahi to bring a little fun to the life of kids in need through Lego. Join us in celebrating this Kiwibank Local Hero from your community.

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60 days ago

Struggling to hire for next quarter?

Competenz

We recruit apprentices for employers and have candidates ready to go.
Check out some of our current candidates:

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60 days ago

Do I need a new executor?​

Public Trust

Great question. Your executor oversees your will when you pass away, so it’s an important job. If things have changed for you or your executor since the days of cassette tapes and telethons, it might be time to appoint a new one. ​

You can choose a new executor when you … View more
Great question. Your executor oversees your will when you pass away, so it’s an important job. If things have changed for you or your executor since the days of cassette tapes and telethons, it might be time to appoint a new one. ​

You can choose a new executor when you update your will – you can even appoint Public Trust, which gives you the reassurance of an executor who is impartial, always available and has the right expertise. ​
Read on to find out more.

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62 days ago
62 days ago

Make a kid’s Christmas

Variety – the Children’s Charity

In neighbourhoods across New Zealand, kids are looking forward to a Christmas that may not happen. Forced to choose between food or bills, hard-working parents like Melody worry whether they’ll be able to provide even the simplest Christmas meal for their children.

“I’ll only eat dinner … View more
In neighbourhoods across New Zealand, kids are looking forward to a Christmas that may not happen. Forced to choose between food or bills, hard-working parents like Melody worry whether they’ll be able to provide even the simplest Christmas meal for their children.

“I’ll only eat dinner 2-3 times a week so that the children have enough food. This is very stressful… a lot of crying and minimal sleep.” 

Food insecurity is the everyday reality for 98.8% of the families Variety helps.

Please donate today to provide grocery support for families like Melody’s this Christmas.
Donate now

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62 days ago

Southland Woodworkers Guild Exhibition

Peter from Rural Southland

The annual Southland Woodworkers Guild exhibition is now on at the clubrooms in Invercargill.

For details check out their website www.swwg.co.nz...

A range of craft / art / toys are available for sale also all locally made by the members of the Guild.

Great way to discover / visit this … View more
The annual Southland Woodworkers Guild exhibition is now on at the clubrooms in Invercargill.

For details check out their website www.swwg.co.nz...

A range of craft / art / toys are available for sale also all locally made by the members of the Guild.

Great way to discover / visit this exhibition and perhaps will spark your interest to become a member also and / or like to become creative with wood also.
First class workshop facilities with all the gear you need to get going.

SEE YOU THERE

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62 days ago

Public Trust is seeking the following people:

Public Trust

The following are individuals, beneficiaries, and executors of estates we have managed under the Public Trust Act 2001. We’re asking these people to please contact Public Trust at contactus@publictrust.co.nz

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63 days ago

Considering retiring or downsizing? Why you need to get your will sorted now.

Public Trust

"These life changes can have a big impact on your assets, your savings, and your personal belongings, which is why it's important to create or update your will." Bronwyn Cameron Principal Trustee in Christchurch had a chat with Stuff.co.nz recently about why it’s essential to … View more"These life changes can have a big impact on your assets, your savings, and your personal belongings, which is why it's important to create or update your will." Bronwyn Cameron Principal Trustee in Christchurch had a chat with Stuff.co.nz recently about why it’s essential to create a will when you're planning to retire or downsize. Check out the article in the link below.

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64 days ago

Vaccination Passes are available now

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kiwis are now able to download their Covid vaccination certificate, called 'My Vaccine Pass'.

Anyone who is fully vaccinated can request a pass by visiting mycovidrecord.nz or by calling 0800 222 478. The vaccine pass can be downloaded as an image on your phone, added to Apple Wallet … View more
Kiwis are now able to download their Covid vaccination certificate, called 'My Vaccine Pass'.

Anyone who is fully vaccinated can request a pass by visiting mycovidrecord.nz or by calling 0800 222 478. The vaccine pass can be downloaded as an image on your phone, added to Apple Wallet or Google Pay, or printed out as a hard copy.

Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins has asked people to be patient and request their passes over the next few days, as the website has already seen an overwhelming demand since it was launched this morning.

Passes will not be required to access essential businesses such as schools, supermarkets, or pharmacies, but more details on how they will be implemented are expected to be outlined in the press conference at 1pm today.

What you need to know:

• You can request a vaccine pass at mycovidrecord.nz or by calling 0800 222 478.
• If you don't receive an email with your pass within 24 hours, email the My Covid Record team on help@mycovidrecord.min.health.nz or call 0800 222 478. Check your spam folder first.
• The pass will be required later this year to enter some businesses and venues.
• There are separate passes you can request for domestic use and international travel.

Read more here.

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65 days ago

It's not too late...

Resene

...to nominate a spot in your community needing a splash of colour!

This is the LAST WEEK to make your Resene Colour Your Community nomination so make sure you take a few minutes to share a few words about an organisation, business or community project that needs a bit of a refresh. It could be … View more
...to nominate a spot in your community needing a splash of colour!

This is the LAST WEEK to make your Resene Colour Your Community nomination so make sure you take a few minutes to share a few words about an organisation, business or community project that needs a bit of a refresh. It could be for a park bench that's seen better days, a building that's wilting, a children's playground that lost its shine or a wall that's a bit of a bore.

Apply now for up to $1000 worth of Resene paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

There'll be five winners announced later this month - plus you'll be invited to vote for the People's Choice Award.
Nominate now

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67 days ago

Biz-Boost Competition

Digital Boost

Hi Neighbour,

Nearing the end of the year is a great time to update your digital tools and sort out your business accounting.

But how good would it be to win it all for free!

Digital Boost has two prize packs up for grabs provided by Microsoft* and MYOB* in our Biz-Boost competition.

Entering … View more
Hi Neighbour,

Nearing the end of the year is a great time to update your digital tools and sort out your business accounting.

But how good would it be to win it all for free!

Digital Boost has two prize packs up for grabs provided by Microsoft* and MYOB* in our Biz-Boost competition.

Entering the draw couldn't be easier - just sign in to Digital Boost for free and you’re in with a chance to win one of two Biz-Boost prize packs to boost your business.

If you are already signed up to Digital Boost you can enter too! Simply login to Digital Boost and grow your learning by watching a new How To video between 10th - 30th November, and you're in to win!

For extra chances to win share with friends, family or colleagues.

What are you waiting for? Login and enter today! *Terms and conditions apply.

The Team at Digital Boost

65 days ago
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