Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Karma is a wonderful thing


Karma is a wonderful thing

It’s always nice to do something good for good people and on Saturday last that is exactly what Brian and the team at Pak N Save Wanganui did. Once again Pak N Save gave one lucky customer their groceries for free and this month it was Ruth and Les Fowler. Ruth volunteers at St Vincent De Paul and often heads out on shopping trips to the supermarket to help people in the community who need it most. This time it was Ruth’s turn to have someone help her.


Ruth and Les had popped into Pak N Save on Saturday morning to do their weekly shop so had their entire weeks groceries paid for. Karma is a beautiful thing, but the real reason Pak N Save stepped in to pick up the tab was because they have joined Mainstreet Wanganui Inc. in a campaign to reward customers who shop local. Once a month until Christmas Pak N Save will pick a customer at random and they will have their groceries paid for no matter what the cost.


“We want to reward people who buy local,” says Mainstreet Marketing Manager Elise Goodge, “and we are thrilled that Pak N Save shares our philosophy.” The buy local campaign will run until Christmas, you can find out more about all the ways shopping locally strengthens our community by visiting www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Joel Coen's Monochromatic Macbeth

The Bard of Avon may well be smirking up the sleeves of his lace doublet at the irony of Will Smith's Oscar debacle, but now that the initial furore has dissipated, it's worth revisiting the movie for which Denzel Washington was also nominated. More>>

Howard Davis: Kenneth Branagh’s Black & White Belfast

Branagh has assembled a wonderful cast, including Ciarán Hinds, a gently formidable actor who well deserves his Oscar nomination, and Judi Dench, who steals every scene she’s in. More>>


Howard Davis: Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

So many elements of Herbert’s novel have since become tropes of popular SciFi that Villeneuve’s film sometimes seems deceptively derivative. What makes all this nonsense essential viewing is his astonishing visual sensibility. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which has been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland