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Wednesday February 14, 2018

Colour consultant takes on new challenge By Julia Czerwonatis

For Churton Park resident Kim Nicol colours matter significantly. Kim has been working with paints for years now and is a real expert when it comes to advising others which shades of blue, white, green or red would fit into their homes. After being a colour consultant at Resene for 16 years, Kim has

now dared to take a new step and started her own business, All Colour Matters. “A lot of people kept on suggesting that I should start my own business but I never felt the need until now. “I hit the ground running with All Colour Matters. I helped out at a neighbour’s friend’s house and just picked it up from there,” Kim explains.

She says this new professional challenge was daunting but exciting at the same time. “I look forward to diving into my work with the new business. “In my job, I enjoy that I become friends with the majority of my clients, and I often get to return to them when they renovate other parts of their houses.” She says her role as a colour consultant was important be-

Soul This Sunday 10-11 am 18 February. Subject:

cause choosing the wrong colour for the interior or exterior of your house could be an expensive mistake. “Sometimes people don’t know what they like about their own home, or they simply can’t decide, so I’m there support them.”  Visit allcolourmatters. for more information or contact Kim on 0276989992.

Churton Park resident Kim Nicol recently launched her own colour consultancy business, All Colour Matters. PHOTO: Julia Czerwonatis

Waka weave their way to Wellington

“Knowing that Soul and its attributes were forever manifested through man, the Master healed the sick, gave sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, feet to the lame, thus bringing to light the scientific action of the divine Mind on human minds and bodies and giving a better understanding of Soul and salvation.” Mary Baker Eddy, “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures”, p210

Every Sunday a service open to everyone at the Christian Science Church 285 Willis St Wellington, Parking available 216 Victoria St

Also. Sunday 25 Feb 2-3pm. A public talk at the same venue: Spiritual Discovery: How You Can Better The World Visiting speaker Tom McElroy, CS, will speak for an hour exploring amongst other topics, how we can work in support of gender equity. For more details see

Waka Gaualofa from Apia Samoa and her crew. PHOTO: Supplied

A creative team from different Kiwi organisations has embarked on a new journey in celebration of traditional seafaring waka. The New Zealand Festival partnered up with Te Atiawa/ Taranaki Whanui Iwi and the A Waka Odyssey to bring together Pacific and Maori navigators and the waka community, haka exponents and musicians at the festival’s opening night event, Kupe. Kupe will take place next week on Wellington’s waterfront and is inspired by the arrival of explorer Kupe in Aotearoa. The event will bring together three waka whose crews have embarked on voyages around New Zealand, the Pacific, and the world, and are dedicated to revitalising ancient and contemporary waka knowledge.

“My vision for the festival includes a strong engagement with the community, bringing to the fore the unique cultures of this land and the arts as a unifying force,” NZ Festival director Shelagh Magadza says. “Undoubtedly, this event will leave a remarkable legacy for people across New Zealand and the Pacific as we honour the stories of our ancestors and forge new ways of living together.”  The Festival Opening Night will be held on Friday, February 23, at the Wellington waterfront from 7pm. For further information about the range of A Waka Odyssey events, visit events/a-waka-odyssey/.

Independent Herald 14-02-18  

Independent Herald 14-02-18

Independent Herald 14-02-18  

Independent Herald 14-02-18