Bonnie Robinson, daughter of Nige Robinson recently graduated with a Diploma of Floristry.

Bonnie has displayed a natural talent from a young age and today she incorporates a Māori edge in her floral designs. She was one of the top students in her class and after graduating she gained permanent employment with a well-known Christchurch florist. Well done Bonnie, we are all very proud of you.

Christmas office hours

The last general meeting for this year will be held on Sunday 14 December and the office will close on Friday 19 December.

New appointment

Henry Jaiswal has been appointed as the new operations manager for the Ōnuku office, based at our headquarters at 49 England Street, Christchurch.

Henry comes with an extensive background in working with volunteers and corporates alike. He is also the Civil Defence area coordinator for the Hagley/Ferrymead ward in Christchurch and a volunteer fire fighter with the High Country Fire team. Henry has also worked as a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer in his past career.

He is looking forward to collaborating with and learning from the experienced experts (portfolio leaders) at Ōnuku.