Business awards help

Businesspeople who need last-minute support to enter the Whanganui Regional Business Awards can go to a drop-in clinic at Confluence from 9.30am-2.30pm tomorrow. Drop in with questions or use the free, fast Wi-Fi to submit an entry. Confluence is at Level 3, 15 Watt St. Entries close at 5pm tomorrow.

Lots of whitebait

Fishers say they are seeing plenty of whitebait in Whanganui rivers and streams this year. The whitebait fishing season for this area ends on November 30.


Funding for farmers

Groups of farmers who want to get together and improve can get expert help and advice through the Red Meat Profit Partnership's Action Network. A group of seven to nine farm businesses can get $4000 per business. Details: ring 0800 733 632.