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August 2018 Edition

Investing in the future is important to us all, not only financially but emotionally, mentally and physically. This month we look at ways to better our future by investing in what we really want for ourselves.


Ready to take your business to the next level, but not quite sure where to begin?


Have you encountered some tricky business challenges that spring up and rob you of your time, efficiency, performance and profitability? 

From hiring the right staff and day-to-day accounting, to cash  ow management and big-picture thinking, your accountant can help you get what you want out of your business and achieve the all-important yet elusive work/life balance. Lisa and her team at Sass have the knowledge and expertise to support and guide you in your business ventures. 

Alleviating the financial burden of a breakup

Instead of dragging out relationship property disputes in hopes of settling out of court, Blenheim’s Phil Watson is supporting clients to follow the court process and save themselves time, money and unnecessary emotional distress. 

Aftershock Adventures with South Pacific Helicopters

South Pacific Helicopters, and now incorporating Wings over Whales, are available for charter. They offer many exciting tours with Aftershock Adventure now adding to the diversity available. Click her to find out more...

From good old kiwi bach... to award-winning modern home

This quintessential Marlborough Sounds property was transformed into a spectacular permanent home with the foresight and skill of Andrew Lawson of Lawson Homes and Architectural Designer, Mark Hawkins. 

Money Matters when it comes to Fashion

For us trend junkies, fashion items seem to occur quite regularly on our bank statements.

This isn’t a bad thing; we all know the wonders of retail therapy and how looking good gives us confidence and priceless happiness. But do we think about where the money actually goes? 

Marlborough Civic Orchestra Celebrates the Best of British

The Marlborough Civic Orchestra conducted by David Brooks, with concertmaster Karla Norton, brings you a variety concert with fabulous music from Britain at 7pm, 1 September at the ASB Theatre Marlborough. 

Celebrating a 140-year milestone

Technology may have changed since the first electric lights twinkled in Blenheim homes 90 years ago, but electricity is still the same - much like a local business celebrating 140 years this year. 

Chatham's, Here We Come!

Nadia Crighton catches up with the Renwick Under 10 Rugby team heading over to Chatham Island for a very special end-of-season rugby tour. 

No place like the Good Home

 Eight months after opening its doors to the public, Kat Pickford finds The Good Home is living up to its name, providing a home away from home where people can enjoy their favourite wines, creative cocktails and share delicious food in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere.

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