52 days ago

Father and son graduate together

Competenz

Another great story!
Southland father and son, Robert and Bobby Baird have recently received their forestry qualifications, proving you are never too old to learn.

While Robert has practical experience gained during four decades in the bush, he says vocational training like the qualification he has just done is helping keep people safe.

Competenz assessor Neville Muir worked with Bairds throughout their training programme.

“Bobby is very driven to succeed and very organised. He’s also very keen to continue upskilling his crew and there are a lot of different certificates still to do,” he says.

While Bobby is his boss at work, Robert turns back into ‘dad’ at the end of the day. “I give him a hand during the day when he’s got a lot of work on. We have a great relationship and it’s a magic thing to be able to do to work with your son.”

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1 day ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

It is obviously an old building being demolished but who knows where?

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11 hours ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?

Resene

It's back! Nominations are now open for Resene's Colour Your Community 2021! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is the paint for a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Nominate your community

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19 hours ago

Simple tips for home office health

The Chiro from The Chiro - Upper Hutt

After coming out of lockdown, we have noticed a lot of our practice members continuing to work from home. 🤓
Postural stress is a common complaint we are hearing, as people are working from their counter tops or dining room tables.
We have a few tips to help your not so ideal home setup to be as ergonomic as possible to ensure we are supporting your posture and spinal health while you work from home. 👍

Some common complaints we are hearing include:
Shoulder tension
Headaches
Eye strain
Tight upper back muscles
Neck pain
Tight hip flexors

Check out our blog on more information on how you can set up your workstation to best avoid these postural stressors - thechiro.co.nz...

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