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Employment Issues

So people are fleeing Christchurch and heading all over New Zealand and the world. Just yesterday I farewelled a friend of mine who had emigrated from the UK – the stress of the quakes had made her realize just how far away from her support network she really was. Luckily …

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Today is ‘THANK-YOU DAY’ in Christchurch. This morning The Press carried a heartfelt thank-you to those who helped Cantabrians during our crisis. Now we want to add our own thanks. The number of support messages and offers of help we have received or processed have been overwhelming. What a powerful …

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It’s been just over a week and for those who have lost loved ones, jobs and homes life seems to have stood still. For those of us over in the eastern suburbs who are still living with no water, no power, no sewerage life is a bit of a battle. …

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Beginnings and Endings

Well, since we have received some news coverage today, albeit as a result of a terrible disaster, it seems that now may be a pertinent time to begin the latest Eldernet venture – the Eldernet Gazette. While the last week has been a terribly frightening and sad time for the …

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