Local Heroes


Kowhai Rest Home is a family-orientated home in Opawa, Christchurch. Our 28-bed facility offers long and short-term support. We consider ourselves a ‘home away from home’ delivering genuine care and support in safe, warm environment where respect, dignity and privacy are upheld at all times. Ph: (03) 332 6630.


The team at Hellers and Kiwi Bacon take this opportunity to acknowledge the great work the volunteers do in our local communities. They would like to thank all volunteers for making a difference with the effort to improve the quality of lives of our elderly folks!

To find out more information about the Volunteers and the Seniors Programme, you may “click or tap” the Kiwi Bacon branding on your viewing screen.


Finance District is modern, truly revolutionary, and platform-built for one purpose – to deliver finance to our clients. At the intersection of people, machines, big data and analytics, Finance District is available all day, every day.

Whether you need a loan for your new home, to buy a car, or to pay those unexpected bills, Finance District will source the perfect loan at the best rates. Finance District will match your financial needs to the most competitive loans from thousands of choices.

Phone District Finance 0800 110 733

Autoglass Specialists

At Autoglass Specialists we pride ourselves on our prompt, reliable service. We can help you with everything from insurance claims to window repairs. Our team works hard to make things as convenient for you as possible, with mobile repair service and speedy chip and scratch repair.

Put your trust in the business with 40 years of industry experience.


At John Rhind we are proud of our heritage, having served the families of Christchurch & Canterbury for over 135 years.

We understand it is the small personal details that matter when arranging a funeral and it is the extra service that makes the difference. Our qualified and professional team are passionate about providing the highest level of care possible and helping families to arrange a funeral service that is a unique and personal remembrance.

Hon Poto Williams – MP for Christchurch East

Poto Williams deep experience in grassroots community work means she has an affinity for supporting people to reach their potential. Her work in the Christchurch East electorate focuses on assisting her constituents in a broad range of issues and concerns they face. Poto works hard to ensure their voice is heard at a national level to get a fair deal for the people of Christchurch East.


With Debbie’s 25 years’ experience in sales and Kerrin’s 10 years’ experience in Real Estate Administration, they have now joined forces to provide outstanding commitment and 110 percent guaranteed service to all their clients. Please contact them today on 03 382 0043.


KB Electrics – electrical contractors that specialize in all electrical work – shop fit outs – commercial and domestic work.

We also specialize in caravan conversions warrants and inspections. Please phone us on 03-389 9601


List MP Joy Hayes worked for a number of industries including local government, health and social services before entering parliament. She is particularly proud of her 11 year tenure in the health sector at both NGO and DHB level, which added social services and health auditing to her set of executive management expertise.


Ear Health Canterbury’s team of trained and experienced Registered Nurses provide professional ear care. With clinics in Christchurch and Ashburton, rest home and private home visits are also available by arrangement.


With 24/7 access, endless training options (equipment), flexible memberships, and for a gold coin donation you can even drop your little loved ones in to the new Children’s Room between 9am to 1pm and 3pm to 7pm on weekdays. There are fitness classes and personal trainers, and members have access to over 2,000 Snap Fitness gyms throughout the world. Contact the Snap Fitness New Brighton team on 021 612 556 or email: newbrighton@snapfitness.com, or visit www.snapfitness247.co.nz/newbrighton.

Hopmans QEII Quality Cars

We are a local, family owned importer of Japanese vehicles with a reputation for high quality and top service. Come and experience the difference at Hopmans QEII with our no pressure approach to your next vehicle purchase.

pier law

If it’s legal advice you seek, look no further than Pier Law. Specialising in conveyancing but offering a wide range of other legal solutions, including Elder Law, Wills and Powers of Attorney. Visit Pier Law in its New Brighton, Styx Mill or Kaiapoi offices or our website www.pierlaw.co.nz. We can also come to you where require.


 New Brighton’s Subway in New Brighton Mall, for delicious, quick nutritious meals all the family can enjoy, plus catering, online ordering, gift cards, and the chance to earn reward dollars on every purchase, receive special deals and offers with your Subcard.

Diana Isaac Retirement Village

Diana Isaac Retirement Village provides independent living, assisted living in serviced apartments, and the very best of resthome, hospital and dementia care. Located off East Ellington Drive in Mairehau, the village is conveniently situated close to the Palms Shopping Centre. Features include architecturally designed independent townhouses and apartments, serviced apartments and a care centre, that are all set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

New Brighton Automotive

We are locally owned and operated and pride ourselves on bringing you quality work at affordable prices. We do full services and can diagnose nearly all types of makes and models on our latest scan tools. No job is too big or small. We have a range of cheap new tyres at competitive prices and a full range of AA batteries in stock.

New Brighton Florist

Locally owned and operated with over 40yrs experience. For all aspects of Floristry, Birthdays, Anniversary’s, Get Well, Weddings, Funerals or any Special occasion. Arrangements created specially for each individual. We deliver Flowers & Gifts to the wider Christchurch area and can arrange National and International deliveries.Open 7 days, Call us on 03 3886117

Curtis Vision

With more than 50 years’ experience we are one of the South Island’s leading eye care specialists, providing high quality, professional eye care. With four convenient locations citywide, we provide a friendly, efficient, personal and affordable service based on a clear understanding of the unique needs of each patient and customer. Our focus is on giving individual attention and providing a localised, specialist service that you can rely on and trust.

Trevor Pierce Yamaha

Trevor Pierce Yamaha is a family owned and operated business who are passionate about all things motorcycle. They took over the Yamaha franchise in 2009. Rachel and Trevor, use their vast knowledge and experience in running the workshop, parts department and showroom. The entire team are all avid enthusiasts and riders.

Metalcraft Roofing Christchurch

At Metalcraft Roofing we have been manufacturing innovative and stylish metal roofing and cladding products for the residential and commercial markets since the 1950s. During this time we have established ourselves as New Zealand’s largest and most-established privately owned building product roll former, and installer, offering an extensive range of long run roofing profiles, light-weight metal tiles and rainwater system solutions.