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Archive: 2023

New People Broker

23 November 2023

Two new top appointments at Star Insurance

This year the Star team has expanded to a total of 60 staff across 5 locations and included in our growing employee numbers are two new senior appointments. Roger Wallace. General Manager Claims Operations & Strategy. My insurance career started straight out of school with AA Mutual where I pro...

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Cruise Safely Automotive

23 November 2023

Cruise safely into summer

Staying safe on New Zealand roads during the summer, as with any other time of the year, is crucial to ensure your well-being and that of others. Here are some tips to help you stay safe: Obey Speed Limits: Always follow posted speed limits, which are there to keep you and others safe. Drive Sober...

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Books

23 November 2023

What we’re reading over summer

Light Keeping – Adrienne Jansen  The year is 1977 and a shocking accident sees Robert and Jess suddenly orphaned. Finding refuge with their lighthouse keeper grandparents, they begin to navigate their loss and rebuild their lives. But how secure can this new home be, with the threat of lighthouse...

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5D2A6636 Automotive

17 November 2023

Holy Grail: numbers-matching Hemi-powered ’66 Charger

With an immense knowledge of all things Mopar it may come as a surprise that this numbers-matching, Hemi-powered ’66 Charger represents Rodney and Zeta Holland’s first full build of their own, there is no better way it could have come together In 1964, Chrysler created a legend. Its highly effi...

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Maz20 1536x960 Automotive

17 November 2023

Smooth Operator – ’74 Mazda RX-4

Having built a reputation for technologically brilliant and inspirational design, the Mazda management team, which always dared to be different, decided to take its new engine into the mainstream market and take on the fuel crisis of the early ’70s at the same time. It almost worked. By Quinton T...

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1.65283ciImpala Automotive

17 November 2023

Selling Euros, buying dollars

Star Insurance Marketplace: . Ben Selby checks out the perception that our European classics are being sold overseas while the cars coming in are American. In New Zealand, it’s common knowledge that there is borderline obsession with classic Aussie and American cars. With the possible exception ...

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2 travel Jackson Bay RV Lifestyle NZT Vol 1 CamperCare

17 November 2023

Jackson Bay – end of the road!

Just south of Haast, the road ends at a scenic spot with a fishy feel and a pioneer past Story Sheryl Bainbridge Photos Neill Bainbridge. Tourists seem to fall broadly into three categories. Firstly there are domestic tourists, many of whom are of the older generation leisurely travelling the count...

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2 Heta loop NZToday RV Lifestyle vol 13 CamperCare

17 November 2023

Down by the Riverside

There’s something for everyone on Whangārei’s Huarahi o Te Whai (Hātea Loop) Walk Story +  Photos Sheryl Bainbridge. Cycling or skipping, chattering, leading dogs while tugging at parents’ hands, on a fine weekend morning it’s heart-warming to see happy children wending their way around ...

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