To our clients who are finalists in the Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards this year:-
Congratulations to our team member Kirsty Sands. Kirsty has recently been named New Zealand Cricket Scorer of the Year. Kirsty has been a scorer for 10 years and is qualified to officiate at international games. She was awarded this national award at the recent New Zealand Cricket Umpires and Scorers’ Association Conference in Hamilton.
When Kirsty isn’t looking after all the typing in the office, she commits a large amount of her spare time to scoring at major cricket games across the lower South Island and for her club, Invercargill Old Boys Cricket Club.
We are pleased to announce that we are Tier one sponsors of the Otago/Southland Dairy Industry Awards again in 2018 – this continues a very long standing sponsorship of this important event in the southern dairy industry sector.
We have also confirmed our sponsorship of the City Gallery’s McIntyre Dick & Partners Provincial Pride Art Awards to be held in December 2017. More details on this event will be in future newsletters.
A whopping $56,000.00 raised for the Lakes District Air Rescue Trust from the Westpac Chopper Bike Ride.
A huge thanks to Chris Shaw for his tremendous effort in participating in this ride, along with all training in preparation for it. His support and commitment to the ride is greatly appreciated by the local Westpac Team and Lakes District Air Rescue Trust.
Also a big thank you goes out to the community of Southland for their generous support
Each year the McIntyre Dick & Partners' social club get on board the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal by adopting a family in need. This year we are pleased to be able to help a local family of 5 with a Christmas package of food and household items, children's toys and books so that they get to have a few special things for Christmas.
having two mufti days where staff will donate money or a gift towards this
family for Christmas.
This week some of the team here at McIntyre Dick & Partners decided to get in to action and do something to help out those in need in North Canterbury after last week's earthquake. Transport company Mainfreight offered to transport pallets of donated items from businesses on Spey Street.
Both cash donations and 10 boxes of consumable goods were donated from staff and are on their way to those in need through the Red Cross.
McIntyre Dick & Partners representatives, Dominique Canny and Kate Barron, (pictured 3rd & 4th from left )were pleased to make the delivery to the Mainfreight depot.
The team at McIntyre Dick & Partners are getting into the
spirit of the Vodafone Sport Southland Workplace Challenge running throughout the month of November and were more than
happy to be part of the promotional video!
Once again, McIntyre Dick & Partners are proud to support Southland's top family winter event, the ILT Kidzone! Running from the 13-18 July, 2016 during the school holidays, the ILT Kidzone will be an action packed event with activities of all shapes and sizes both indoor and outdoor for children from 3-14
We hope you tuned in to The Hits for our Kidzone pre-sales ticket giveaway last week!
For all information go to www.iltkidzone.co.nz
This month 1500 new entrant primary school children around
Southland will be getting a surprise with a special delivery for each and every
one of them!
Invercargill East Rotary, alongside accountancy and business advisory firm, McIntyre Dick & Partners, will distribute over 1500 literacy and numeracy learning support packs containing fun tools and ideas for promoting maths and number knowledge in the home.
The children will receive their very own book bag containing a mini whiteboard and marker pen, magnetic letters and numbers, letter and number templates and their very own copy of 'The Best Dressed Bear' by Southern author Diana Noonan. Parents haven't been forgotten with a DVD and booklet with tips to help in their child's learning.
The initiative, in its 7th year, was highlighted as a key project by Invercargill East Rotary and has grown from strength to strength each year with 68 primary schools throughout Southland now involved with the packs being assembled by Southland disAbility Enterprises.
Lucy Timpany never thought her painting of the humble
Watties Spaghetti can would end up in an art-themed calendar.
The 18-year-old Southland Girls' High School student is one of several Southland high school students who will have their artwork featured in the 2016 McIntyre Dick and Partners calendar, a local art initiative which showcases young artistic talent.
Here at McIntyre Dick we've always been supporters of arts
projects in our community and it gives us great pleasure to partner, once
again, with the City Gallery and the Southland Art Society to bring
you the McIntyre Dick & Partners Annual Provincial Pride Art
This exhibition is uniquely Southland in theme, and also in that it is supported by local businesses. Artists are asked to produce works that reflect our province by transferring their observations, experiences, thoughts and emotions through their chosen medium.
Each year the works presented are thought-provoking and inspiring, taking an all-encompassing look at Southland's cultural complexity and scenic beauty.
Artists can enter a range of award categories with some nice cash prizes donated by local businesses.
The McIntyre Dick & Partners Premium Award went to Chanel Taylor for her work Nature's Predicament and Southland photographer Awhina Russell was named runner-up for her photo titled Into the Blue.
Kathryn Ball from McIntyre Dick & Partners was on hand to present the awards and get an insight into the works from the artists themselves.
Cycling Southland hosted the Oceania Tack Cycling Championships this year at the city's velodrome. It was a fantastic event and display of top-class track racing attracting top riders from throughout New Zealand, Australia and Singapore.
McIntyre Dick & Partners sponsored the men's 1km Time Trial Final and managing principal, Chris Shaw thoroughly enjoyed the evening's racing and presenting the victors with their medal.