Local Heroes

The Innovative Travel Company

Have you always wanted to be present for a special international battlefield commemoration?

Join Innovative Travel’s Le Quesnoy 100th commemorations in France in November 2018, or the 75th Monte Cassino Commemorations in May 2019 in Italy

As the official travel sponsor for Te Papa’s Gallipoli The Scale of our War exhibition, Innovative Travel has almost 30 years of experience in creating special battlefield tours, including Gallipoli, the Western Front, El Alamein & Monte Cassino. Learn more now.

The team at Hellers and Kiwi Bacon take this opportunity to acknowledge the great work the volunteers do in our local communities. They would like to thank all volunteers for making a difference with the effort to improve the quality of lives of our elderly folks!

To find out more information about the Volunteers and the Seniors Programme, you may “click or tap” the Kiwi Bacon branding on your viewing screen.

Jafs Electrical

We have a friendly, qualified team of four highly skilled professional electricians, who complete jobs all over Canterbury. We specialise in everything electrical - from residential to commercial, industrial and heat pumps - no job is too big or small. We offer a six-point guarantee demonstrating our commitment to providing every client with outstanding service and added value at every stage of each project.

Metalcraft Roofing CHCH

Metalcraft Roofing manufacture industry leading metal roofing and cladding products for the residential and commercial markets since the 1950s. We consider ourselves New Zealand’s largest and most-established privately owned building product roll former, specialising in the supply and installation of our extensive longrun roofing profiles metal tiles and rainwater solutions.

K Drainage

We have the knowledge and experience to undertake just about any drainage project, be it domestic, rural or commercial. K Drainage was a sub-contractor to major irrigation projects like Central Plains Water and the expanding Amuri scheme – so for all your drainage needs, don’t hesitate to call us.

Finn Plumbing

Nigel is a certified plumber and gasfitter with more than 10 years’ experience, working alongside two apprentices. We specialise in all plumbing, gasfitting and solar hot water systems. Don’t hesitate to contact us today to find out how we can help you with any plumbing requirements.

Academy Funeral Services

Academy Funeral Services knows its community and its people. For more than 30 years, the committed team at Academy Funeral Services has been providing a personalised service that honours your loved one and is special and meaningful for family and friends. As a member of the NZ Funeral Directors Association, you can be assured of the highest quality of care.

Ear Health Canterbury

Are your ears blocked with earwax or debris? Is your hearing as good as it should be? If you have a problem with your ears contact our team of specialists today. Ear Health has pioneered ear care services and ear wax removal in New Zealand. We are committed to providing health services that are professional, efficient and delivered to an exceptional standard.

Lindsay Welch - One Agency

With the knowledge, experience and great relationships I’ve built over the years, I can help you sell your existing home, get you into another home, or help you plan and build your dream home. You can be assured of my dedication and genuine approach to seeing your goals realised.

Xclusive Property Management

Landlords deserve qualified individuals who they can trust to manage their investment. Xclusive provides clients with NZQA Certified and REINZ Accredited Property Managers, and for over 11 years have been servicing newly built rental homes within Christchurch, Selwyn and Waimakariri Districts. Continued Legislation changes can be challenging to navigate and having a long-standing qualified team to take care of the details reduces risk and helps to provide a stress-free investment.

Green Builders

We understand that building or renovating your home is a very important step and a big investment, regardless of the scale of your project. So we are committed to providing you with a customised project to suit you, your budget and your lifestyle. Our dedicated team of skilled craftsmen specialise in architecturally designed new homes, complex renovations and stunning landscape treatments.

Four Seasons Property Management

Our objective is simple - to maximise your investment property returns and minimise your stress. We do this by carefully selecting tenants, collecting rents, handling maintenance issues and all the things that could potentially cost you money and cause you concern. You can relax knowing your investment property is in the best possible hands with our trained, experienced and professional property management team.

Archgola Central Canterbury

Kiwi owned and operated
From the very beginning, we wanted Archgola to be a brand that stood for all things Kiwi – quality, innovation, craftsmanship and great customer service. Since 1998, we have worked hard to become the leading supplier of awnings and outdoor shelters in New Zealand. And, along the way, we’ve helped over 15,000 New Zealanders make the most of their outdoor living spaces, with our custom made outdoor shelters and blinds.

DJ Chicks

DJ Chick can tailor a package to suit your specific requirements, whether it’s a wedding reception for 200, a 21st birthday party for 50, or even a karaoke party in your lounge at home.


Intelligro manufactures and sells a wide variety of horticultural supplies to commercial and residential customers. With generations of knowledge, a commitment to providing excellent service and products that are second-to-none, Intelligro strives to deliver the best in quality and value for each and every one of our customers. Whether you have a small or large-scale project, we are here to help you through the process to getting a garden to be proud of.

Paul Robinson – RE/MAX

Buying or selling a property often marks a new chapter in your life and with that comes excitement, uncertainty and, in some cases, stress. Choosing the right agent to sell your property with can therefore be a big decision. Paul Robinson offers local market insight while being backed by the most productive real estate network in the world.

Islington Superette

Located at 310 Waterloo Rd, Islington in Christchurch we are stock all the necessities you need. We offer a wide range of drinks, ice creams, grocery items, chips and hot pies, dairy products, magazine and the daily Press. We are a Lotto outlet, so come in and grab that winning ticket today.