Lots of people volunteer their time to be on boards, whether it's serving a community organisation or running a company.
Construction on Mitre 10’s 35th MEGA store is now under way in New Lynn with recruitment for up to 130 new jobs also beginning this month.
The lifestyle block is becoming as popular in New Zealand as the quarter-acre dream.
The New Zealand Herald recently reported the results of a survey into the spending habits of Kiwis. The headline result was that nearly half (44 per cent) of New Zealanders are living day-to-day without any savings to fall back on.Join the conversation
Auckland's heritage character is under threat from apartments in half of residential Auckland, says the Character Coalition.Join the conversation
Dairy farmers planning to shift stock in the next few weeks should pay particular attention to the cows' fitness for transport and their feed requirements.Join the conversation
The increasingly popular NZ Secret Santa Twitter account has been taken over by New Zealand Post, after it became too much for its Hamilton creator. The feel-good activity links Twitter users to each other so they can send anonymous Christmas presents. Sam Elton-Walter created the account three years ago and each year more and more people have joined - with 870 signing up last year. He said some lovely moments came from administering the account. "I had a couple of people say a big thank you to me because for whatever reason ... they said `this is the only gift I got at Christmas time and…
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Your phone has been for a swim. Your business contact information or vital sketches were on it and now it refuses to start. Owners carry their business lives around on their mobile phones and tablets. If the phone was lost or broken it would be at the very least a huge nuisance. At worst important business data could be lost. When it... More
Small businesses sometimes pay hundreds of dollars a month more than necessary for their telephony - thanks to inertia. Many have a mish-mash of telephony services. It's not uncommon for small businesses to cut costs significantly following a telecommunications health check, says Kelly Blomfield, business account manager at Telecom Hub... More
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In your greater efforts to save money and not be quite so frivolous in the coming weeks you might start to begrudge the fact that you don't...