Waiau Aparima, Riverton

64 days ago

What does the maramataka say about when to sow and grow?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hello neighbours and gardeners,

Dr Nick Roskruge, a professor of ethnobotany at Massey University’s School of Agriculture & Environment, explains what the maramataka says about kōanga (spring).

65 days ago

Enjoy the good life

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Assisted living makes life easier, with housekeeping taken care of and a chef-prepared meal every day. It’s great for you, and reassuring for your family, because they know you’re being looked after. Best of all, it frees up more time to do the things you love!
Apartments are in the heart of … View more
Assisted living makes life easier, with housekeeping taken care of and a chef-prepared meal every day. It’s great for you, and reassuring for your family, because they know you’re being looked after. Best of all, it frees up more time to do the things you love!
Apartments are in the heart of the village, with easy access to everything the village has to offer.
The feeling of togetherness is the icing on the cake for residents, this is enhanced by a variety of outings, regular transport options and opportunities to join in with activities when you feel like it.
Learn more

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65 days ago

Oxymorons

NumberWorks'nWords Invercargill

An oxymoron has the effect of creating an impression, enhancing a concept, and even entertaining the reader. Can you think of another example of an oxymoron?

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65 days ago

How about your own pre-planted portable organic vegetable bed?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

“Our portable bed provides a convenient and cost-effective way to access your own fresh produce within your own home,” says Charla Stretch, the CEO of Vitanic, the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) company set up by five students from Tokoroa High School.

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66 days ago

Job matching service success

Competenz

Another success story!

Our free job matching service helped place Caitlyn in her dream job and gave her employer the apprentice he had been searching for. A win-win!

"Competenz provided the details of the job, and I’m happy Big Ideas took me on, I always wanted to be a signwriter when… View more
Another success story!

Our free job matching service helped place Caitlyn in her dream job and gave her employer the apprentice he had been searching for. A win-win!

"Competenz provided the details of the job, and I’m happy Big Ideas took me on, I always wanted to be a signwriter when I left high school but never had the chance. But now I do" says Caitlyn.

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66 days ago

Cash Returns Like Clockwork

PMG

Looking for regular, and reliable cash income from your investment portfolio? Find out more

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66 days ago

The face behind Koha Kai

Georgia Weaver Reporter from Southland Times

Janice Lee is humble.

She unabashedly confesses she loathes the fuss made around her, everything she says draws back to her staff, her volunteers and the disabled community she works with.

“It’s not about me. If they hadn’t been proving my point that the system needs to change I wouldn’t … View more
Janice Lee is humble.

She unabashedly confesses she loathes the fuss made around her, everything she says draws back to her staff, her volunteers and the disabled community she works with.

“It’s not about me. If they hadn’t been proving my point that the system needs to change I wouldn’t be there. It’s about the people I work for, the people with disabilities, the people that are transforming their whole life,” she says

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66 days ago

Digital Boost Live - App Launch

Digital Boost

Hi neighbours!

With daylight savings kicking in, we’ll have more hours in the day to make the most of our time outdoors.

So why not keep learning on the go! When you’re on your daily stroll or jog around the neighbourhood, it’s the perfect time to boost your digital knowledge with our … View more
Hi neighbours!

With daylight savings kicking in, we’ll have more hours in the day to make the most of our time outdoors.

So why not keep learning on the go! When you’re on your daily stroll or jog around the neighbourhood, it’s the perfect time to boost your digital knowledge with our brand new app - Digital Boost Live.

Our app has everything you need in the palm of your hand so you can keep learning from anywhere.

You'll remain logged in all the time and have access to exclusive podcasts with business and industry experts only available via our app. Notifications will keep you up to date with new content and competitions as soon as they land.

All our learning videos, downloadable summaries, cases studies, and Q&A sessions will still be there - perfect for small business owners looking for a practical way to keep learning while on the move.

Don't delay, download the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play and start learning today!

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67 days ago

Beef, ordered from here

McDonald's

For delicious grass-raised beef New Zealand is the perfect combo. An ideal climate, lush pastures and innovative farming produces enough beef for Macca’s in New Zealand and around the world.

Our patties are 100% quality beef, and all that’s added is a dash of salt and pepper when cooked.
Find out more

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68 days ago

It's that time of year again whānau...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Make sure to update any manual clocks (don't forget about our older neighbours who might need a helping hand) and have a wonderful spring weekend!

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69 days ago

Your local is calling you...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Last year, we were absolutely overwhelmed with the Neighbourly community's response to our Local Likes campaign - so we want you to go in for round two!

This time we've got 50 chances for you to win a $100 voucher to go towards the business you've nominated. Head through and let … View more
Last year, we were absolutely overwhelmed with the Neighbourly community's response to our Local Likes campaign - so we want you to go in for round two!

This time we've got 50 chances for you to win a $100 voucher to go towards the business you've nominated. Head through and let everyone know why your favourite small business is worth supporting.
Nominate Now!

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71 days ago

New in the Invercargill Store 102 Yarrow Street

The Team from Red Cross Shop Invercargill

Come in out of the rain and browse around our lovely warm store.

72 days ago

Free recruitment service finds perfect match

Competenz

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 … View more
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."

Read the full story here
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72 days ago

Grab your local paper and an Airfryer

Mags4gifts

Purchase a three month subscription to The Southland Times for just $147.68 and get a free Airfryer.

Visit mags4gifts.co.nz/airfryer and use the code "Airfryer" at checkout. Terms and Conditions apply.
Find out more

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72 days 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 … View more
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.

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