First orca pod spotted in Akaroa Harbour for 2017

10 January 2017

Black Cat Cruises staff were delighted to spot a pod of 10 orca including two young calves in Akaroa Harbour yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, 10 January).

This is the first reported sighting of orca off the coast of … [Read more]

Student Volunteer Army founder launches elderly visiting service

12 December 2016

Social isolation is a silent killer in Australia and New Zealand, Student Volunteer Army founder Sam Johnson says.

Johnson’s latest venture WeVisit, a service that connects the elderly and student visitors, launched on December 10.

“Research has … [Read more]

Chow brothers rescue fire business from receivership

16 December 2016

Hot on the heels of buying Stonewood Homes out of receivership earlier this year, John and Michael Chow have again teamed up with corporate finance specialist Clint Webber – this time to rescue the troubled fire services … [Read more]