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Thursday May 5, 2016


Competition opens for the best in the food business The New Zealand Food Awards is asking all local food and beverage producers: do you think you are the best in the business? Entries for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards opened on May 2. The awards, in association with Massey University, recognise the success and innovation of those within the food and beverage industry, giving them an opportunity to gain recognition for their excellence. Manufacturers large and small, primary food producers, food service providers and ingredient supply companies are all encouraged to enter. Massey University Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey sees the awards as a time for both competition and celebration. “The awards celebrate the best in New Zealand for food and beverage production manufacturing, nutrition, enterprise and food safety. It is an opportunity for companies to generate recognition for their brands in an industry that makes up New Zealand’s largest export earner.” Entrants present their products to an expert judging panel for review, allowing

them to gauge their work against their peers. Categories have been updated this year, with Chilled, Dry Goods, Beverages and Frozen for large manufacturers, and Artisan and Gourmet for small producers, along with a plethora of other awards.

A rest home with spark Kilmarnock Heights Home An elder-centred community Kilmarnock Heights Home is special; it’s more than just a rest home. As well as providing daily living support we ensure residents have choice and control in their lives. We take every opportunity to bring companionship, fun and meaningful activity into the lives of elders. Family and friends Kilmarnock Heights Home is like one big family. Residents are encouraged to invite their loved ones to visit at any time; there’s no set visiting hours. And, for the children - we have a fully stocked toy box to keep them entertained!

Entries for the competition close on Friday, July 15.

Pets welcome We believe pets can be both calming and energising. So, we welcome animals at our home. If you have a pet that’s part of your family, ask us about moving to Kilmarnock Heights Home with them. The social life At Kilmarnock Heights Home we support residents to continue doing the things they love in a way that’s right for them. The busy social calendar and stimulating recreation programme certainly make for a vibrant and engaging atmosphere.

20 Morton Street, Berhampore, Wellington Visit: | Freephone: 0508 36 54 83

Smart cities cycle: easy riding in the east We want to make it safer and easier to cycle in the eastern suburbs – have your say on possible new routes.

Drop-in session: 9am–3pm, Saturday 7 May ASB Sports Centre, Kemp Street, Kilbirnie Go to Feedback closes 5pm, Monday 23 May

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