Category Archives: Giving Back
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There is nothing like the good vibes you get when strolling down to the local sushi parlor with your colleagues, with your work-provided reusable containers glinting in the sun. Sushi tastes so good when you know you’re being good to the environment too.
You may be aware that last week was Conservation week, and we here at Tomahawk are passionate about doing our part in keeping New Zealand clean and green. Not only does it feel great to be earth-friendly, but it is essential to New Zealand’s unique clean and green branding that is so important to our tourism industry. Ensuring we clean up after ourselves, and reducing our plastic consumption means cleaner parks and beaches that we can enjoy with our family and friends. When we reduce pollution, we also know we are looking after the...
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The earthquake that shook New Zealand just after midnight on Monday, 14 Nov 2016. has been reclassified from a 7.4 to a 7.8-magnitude. The epicenter was traced to the coastal community of Kaikoura northeast of Christchurch. The quake triggered a tsunami measuring 2.49 meters above the usual tide level and sent aftershocks felt across the country.
Roads have been damaged, a huge landslide is currently blocking the road from Christchurch to Kaikoura. The roads from Kaikoura to Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura to Blenheim are impassable. The bridge crossing Waiau River in Christchurch has been affected by land slip and has caused infrastructure disruption. Schools in the immediate area are closed and damage assessment is on-going.
This has brought back memories of the devastating...
In December 2012, Tomahawk auctioned a website and marketing package as a donation to the Auckland SPCA.
Using TradeMe to connect with the generosity of New Zealand businesses, Tomahawk was able to raise $6500 through the auction to help the Auckland SPCA during the time of year they need support most.
Although the auction closed at $6130.00, in the spirit of giving, the winner of the auction offered to increase his donation by nearly another $500 - to the auto bid that they had set before the auction closed.
TradeMe was so impressed with Tomahawk's creative fundraiser and the generosity of their donation that they too helped by waiving their auction fee to assist in the cause to...
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This Christmas we're raising money for the Auckland SPCA by auctioning a new website through TradeMe.
Every dollar raised by the auction will be given to the SPCA Auckland to help them care for the disadvantaged animals this Christmas.
"We have always been passionate about getting involved with projects where we can use our skills and expertise to help non-profit and community organisations. This Christmas we wanted to reach out to help the SPCA and have created a way that others can join in by helping both their business and a great cause", said Gina Paladini, marketing manager of Tomahawk.
We hope that by...