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Summer 2018 #2017summer

The long hot days of summer are finally here – and let’s hope, some great summer holidays. In this issue we’ll explore some of the common myths around holiday blues, and explain why Santa and one-day cricket are nothing to be afraid of. Play is one of those things that makes life worth living (and is just as important for grown-ups as it is for the kids), and we’ve got the details on a fun new festival that lets the whole family enjoy a bit of playtime this summer. Learn about keeping your house safe with mortgage protection, get the juice on beautiful, bright summer fruit, and enter our giveaway for a fruit hamper, so you can enjoy a taste of summer at your place… Relax and enjoy the latest issue of Thrive. Here’s to a wonderful summer season for everyone.

John's story

Running a 172-hectare dairy farm requires an around the clock commitment.  Beyond the daily milking regime, there’s everything from fencing, machin...

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Way to play!

We all know the importance of letting kids play, but society tends to look sideways at adults who dress in costume or middle-aged gamers. However,...

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Shining a light on holiday blues

Everyone’s heard that the holiday season brings out the blues. It makes sense – we all know how stressful Christmas shopping, family get-togethers...

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Delicious summer stone fruit

As well as the sunshine and the long break, summer brings another reason to celebrate – the harvest of juicy plums, peaches, cherries and other sto...

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Did you know: home security isn't jus...

Around this time of year, people start finding themselves poring over real estate brochures more than usual, imagining their lives in a new home. W...

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Win a fruit basket

Here’s a giveaway with real a-peel – a basket bursting with delicious seasonal fruit and treats from Gift Barn (RRP $86.99). We have five to give a...

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Tell us your story

What's your Fidelity Life story? Share your story and if we publish it we'll give you a $150 Prezzy Card. MktoForms2.loadForm(...

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Pom and Maude's story

When the Edwards family were given the opportunity to operate their own food distribution business, they were excited at the prospects ahead. It m...

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Get a bird's eye view of Oamaru's sma...

The unique feathered residents of Oamaru of course. For an inspirational place to visit, make sure you put the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony on your...

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