24 days ago

Things that surprise Kiwis returning to NZ

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
I'm working on a travel story for Stuff about the things that have surprised returning Kiwis about New Zealand. If you have recently returned from overseas or know someone who has, it would be great to hear about the things that have stood out for you, for better or for worse. Whether it's to do with the weather, the cost of things, the public transport, the food, the housing, the people or something else entirely, we'd be keen to hear about it. Please remember that your comment may be included in the article, unless you say you don't want it to be. Thank you.

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1 day ago

Covid Casualty - We' re closing

Daisy Doggie Daycare and Grooming

It is a with a very heavy heart I have to inform you that Daisy Doggie Daycare will be closing down on August 13th under a "Voluntary Liquidation of the business".

For the past few full months, after lock down, we have only managed from 4 to the odd 15+ dogs in a day. This is not sustainable when one has to pay rent and wages.

Declining dog numbers week after week leave me no choice but to shut Daisy Doggie Daycare down.

Covid 19 has changed the way people work and many have been impacted financially. All of these have effected our business model.
To all of you, thank you for the chance to love and care for your dog. I have enjoyed them and shall miss them like my own children.

Thank you to all of you as you have shared your doggie with me. I so appreciate each and every one.

Please come and enjoy the days we still have.

Thank you and may you all stay safe.

My door is always open for a chat if you need.

Sincerely

Des Nunneley,
Owner
Daisy Doggie Daycare.

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1 day ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

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7 hours ago

Key tips for a warmer, drier home – 2/9 – Curtains

Owner from Curtain Clean BOP Ltd

• Make it your kids job to open curtains and windows in the morning
• Close your curtains just before sunset to keep the cold night air out
• Opening your curtains during the day allows the sun to heat your home for free
• If you use non-standard window dressings make sure they fit snug around the frame
• You might be able to get curtains cheap or free from your local curtain bank


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