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40. MATTHEW RIDGE
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Matthew Ridge is still running his car cleaning company CARFE with his son Boston. They just launched a car cleaning product company called Autolabs Ltd and he also has a residential rental company he runs with his daughter Chloe. All companies are under the controlling interest of Ridges company Matthiass Ltd.

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5 ways to get your vehicle looking pristine

20/06/2022
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NRL Legend and car cleaning enthusiast Matthew Ridge and his son have long been known for their Carfe cleaning business. But now, the father and son duo have launched their own New Zealand made car care product range, Autolabs, which has been endorsed by Giltrap Audi.

Ridge says the company has cleaned more than half a million cars over the past 20 years. Here are his top 5 tips to get your vehicle looking pristine.

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Science-Backed Cleaning​

Our car care formulations are the result of continuous research by our chemical engineers in the lab and on the road. The results are a testament to the science of clean, alongside our passion for the drive.

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Proudly developed in Auckland, NZ with over 20 years in the car detailing industry, and over half a million vehicles groomed. AUTOLABS has refined and extensively tested formulations to satisfy car enthusiasts and professionals.

 
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41. GRANT YOUNG
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Grant is still building garages and sheds in Brisbane for Titans Garages & Sheds. He is based at the Zillmere, Queensland, Australia branch.


Heres his latest post...

 
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42. LOGAN SWANN
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As with the last update Swann is still working as a real estate agent with Ray White Remuera.

Logan Swann

Licensee Salesperson​

Logan
Achieving 13 years as a professional sportsman in arguably the toughest sporting competition in the world, Logan’s professional attitude and diligent approach to the assignment at hand has turned to Real Estate.

With 25 years of experience in property investment locally and abroad (Prague, Spain & England), plus high levels of negotiation skills spanning the length of his sporting career, Logan has one goal in mind, “To provide exceptional levels of service and communication to clients, while striving toward my personal goal of achieving a premium selling price. This is attained through high-quality marketing across several platforms and identifying then negotiating with the most appropriate buyer(s)."

Achieving 13 years as a professional sportsman in arguably the toughest sporting competition in the world, Logan’s professional attitude and diligent approach to the assignment at hand has turned to Real Estate.

Logan's highly ethical approach to the sale of properties entrusted to him is a key point of difference. A proven track record of great results and experiences for clients, combined with an approachable style, means you enjoy a seamless and satisfying result when you work with Logan. He is especially proud of a consistent 10 out of 10 Customer Service Excellence rating; this is client feedback provided to Ray White New Zealand for the standard of care he gives.

Logan is a public figure who cares about the people and community in which he resides. He has devoted his time and resources to supporting Schools, Churches, Clubs and initiatives within the community. Logan is a proud family man of two awesome young boys and is married to Jennifer, a very talented and charismatic individual.

If you are playing the game to win, you need Logan Swann on your team!
  • Ray White Premier Member 2015 / 2016 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021.
  • Ray White Elite Member 2016.
  • No.1 Office, Ray White New Zealand 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021 / 2022.
  • No.1 Office, Ray White International 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021 / 2022.
  • REINZ Large Residential Office of the Year 2021.
  • Multiple Customer Service Excellence Awards.
  • Represented New Zealand in 29 Rugby League tests from 1996-2004; World Club Champions in 2004 with the Bradford Bulls; played in the 2004 & 2002 Grand Finals with the Bradford Bulls and the Vodafone Warriors respectively; Club Man of the Year in 2004 for the Bradford Bulls; Forward of the Year in 1999 and Development Player of the Year in 1997 for the Warriors.
  • Is an honoured Sacred Heart College old boy.

He also has a Facebook page for his real estate company...

 
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43. STEVE BUCKINGHAM
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We only had Steve as a coach for Akarana Falcons and the Mt Albert Lions in 2015 but the whole time he was an aborist with Asplundh NZ.

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Asplundh is a full services vegetation management company.


This means we can offer our customers complete ‘one-stop-shop’ service solutions including specialist horticultural and arboricultural services meeting your tree, line clearance, open space, grounds maintenance and specialist turf management needs.

Asplundh delivers advanced asset data management and integration capabilities, allowing real time reporting and analysis of total vegetation and other asset spend and risk.


Utility network services

Council services

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Steve is also still involved with rugby league and was coaching the Mt Albert womens team last year. He is also very involved with Kiwi Tag coaching the womens national team last year as well...

 
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44. SHANE ENDACOTT
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Shane is still in the building industry as per our last visit but him and his wife have a few interests under their Cotts Trustees Ltd company. A lot to get through so lets take a look at what they run.

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The first company is a self operated laundromat but I cant find a phsycical address.

AsoTV Retailers Ltd is the company he runs with former Warriors marketing manager Hamish Miller. They still have a store in Rosedale, Auckland. As Seen On TV sells exactly what the name suggests. Everything from the Fish Seeker, Does It All Drill Bits and Invictus Vacuum.


He also helps run Roar Material Ltd with Hamish Miller and they supply sports equipment to companies through sponsorship packages. They work with some national sporting bodies and supplies McDonald's franchise stores with rugby balls, netballs, soccer balls, cones and drink bottles.

Cant find anything online about them other than the business registry entry.

Cant find anything about 2Crush New Zealand Ltd other than its Director is Frank Endacott and its registered as a Land development or subdivision (excluding buildings construction).

Hot Property Painting Ltd has no online presence but according to records is run out of the same address as their construction business so Im guessing is a subsidary of theres that simply does the painting on their sites.

Endo Build Ltd is Shanes building company that we spoke about in his last update. Not sure if its been shut down now that he has another construction business.

Riverside Holdings Ltd is a residential property operation and development company he is a Director of again with his father Frank

He also helps run the family business Endacott Motors Group.

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COMPANY PROFILE​

Endacott Motor Group specialises in vehicles between $2,000 and $17,000, but do sell higher priced vehicles when required. At our dealership at 519 Moorhouse Avenue, we have over 200 well-presented vehicles. If we do not have what you are looking for on site, then we have access to over 1000 vehicles through our wholesaler.

Our business is family owned and operated. Frank and Shane Endacott are the leading directors and will go to any length to ensure your experience is a pleasurable one.


That finally brings us to his latest company Construction New Zealand.

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CNZ BUILD​

WHAT WE DO​

First and foremost, we’ll look after you. We pride ourselves in being relatable and we believe that our customers should be able to come to us without any prior building knowledge, and be assisted in a way that is clear, conscientious and above all professional.

For all of your residential building questions, we have the answer.
For all of your residential building requirements, we have the hands-on expertise.


We are one of the recommended contractors for residential repairs in Canterbury, providing assessments, reports, quotes, and undertaking the project if selected. We also assist our customers to mitigate any surprises and unexpected repairs that may arise as a part of the Earthquake Commission process, above and beyond known requirements. This this includes any work we come across that we believe should have been included with EQR repairs and/or needs to be address separately. There are cases where we may request re-assessment by EQR and, with an excellent long-standing relationship with the Earthquake Commission, provide invaluable assistance in navigating their processes.

ABOUT OUR TEAM​

Construction NZ Building was started back in 2011 by entrepreneur, owner, and project manager Shane Endacott. One of Shane’s main strengths is the ability to organise people and projects, and this team that he has gathered are some of the best in the industry. We grown from strength to strength since the early days, with the invaluable experience that we have gained from being all hands on deck with earthquake repairs as well as a wide range of building services and re-levelling work.

The CNZ Build team feels like family, with key people that bring top industry skills, coming together to complement one another in experience and innovation; as well as motivation, problem-solving and clear customer communication. We also have family members working together, and employ apprentices to support the future of the industry.

And we’re a busy team! We have different types of projects on the go at any one time, which fluctuates to meet the ever-changing needs of Cantabrians. This year, in 2021, we’re proud to launch an online presence for the presentation of our services, and to present the challenges and successes of projects old and new.


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45. PAUL STALADI
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Paul was last time a contracted army chef but I havent been able to find anything on him other than he coaches Jiu Jitsu classes in Palmerston North and recently received his black belt.



If anyone can help with this update please post a comment in his player discussion thread...



 
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46. METI NOOVAO
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Meti no longer works for Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes in Rarotonga, Cook Islands as the Vehicle Maintenance Manager and has a job with Raro Cars.

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Our rental staff will always offer you a smile and great service to help you have a stress-free rental car experience on Rarotonga. So try the Cheapest Rental Car and Van prices on Rarotonga.

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24/7 Roadside Assistance​

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Your rental car will be waiting at the airport – no queues at kiosks, just find your car in the carpark and drive away.


They also have a Facebook page...

 
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47. LEE OUDENRYN
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Lee is no longer a police detective in Palmerston North and has returned to Australia where he joined their police force and retired in April 2020. He is now retired in Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Australia.



In this podcast

3:00 – Welcome Lee Oudenryn
3:45 – What he has been up the last 20 years
5:30 – Joining the police
7:25 – Moving to New Zealand
8:44 – How his kept to good shape at 50
10:49 – Retiring on the Sunshine Coast
13:20 – Where the name Oudenryn comes from and his family heritage
17:36 – How he transitioned from Soccer to Rugby League
20:35 – His athletic career
22:00 – His fastest time over 100 metres and where his running style developed
26:05 – First contract offer from Tim Sheens and the Raiders
27:30 – The draft and nearly moving to Illawarra and Wests Magpies
30:00 – How he ended up at the Eels
31:52 – Mistakes he made coming through
33:56 – How the race with Martin Offiah came together
36:02 – The secret behind his win
41:54 – Becoming a mini celebrity in Parramatta
43:04 – Why he left Parramatta
44:13 – His Super League story
49:45 – How he got poached by the Warriors
51:42 – Playing with a mix of cultures at the Warriors
52:55 – Remember some of his great try’s
55:45 – His position preference
58:31 – Explaining his two nicknames “Loch Ness” and "Leapin"
1:00:55 – Moving to the Cowboys to finish his career
1:03:00 – When he decided to retire
1:04:30 – Who he thinks the fastest is in the NRL now
1:04:54 – Player he played against he would of liked to have played with
1:07:12 - Player in the NRL he would have liked to have played with
1:08:23 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 
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48. AARON WHITTAKER
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Our last update had him working at Coles in Robina, Gold Coast, Australia thanks to intel from Defence . Apparently just sold his Jims Lawnmowing franchise. Still involved with the Currumbin Eagles as trainer and coach.

Was able to contact him on messanger and get a reply.

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OUR STORY​


Neumann Steel is proud to be 100% Australian owned and operated. We manufacture and supply certified concrete reinforcing steel products, with an extensive range of related accessories.

Neumann Steel is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Neumann Group and was recognised early on in the building industry for its introduction of RIBWIRE® and RIBMESH® to the Australian market, a concept still used today!

Neumann Steel is leading the way in providing quality standards to; Customer service, Production, Innovation and Employee Health & Safety in an ever-changing marketplace.


 
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49. DAVID BAILEY
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We had absolutely nothing whatsoever with David Bailey last update and this time is no different. His name is far too common to get any reliable hits. Have searched countless Facebook profiles and dead end links but to no avail. The last known whereabouts are from his Wikipedia page.

In 2001 Bailey played for the Glenora Bears in the Bartercard Cup.

Bailey was then involved with the Ponsonby Ponies of the Auckland Rugby League.


If anyone has any ideas where we can look please let us know...
 
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50. JERRY SEUSEU
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Back in 2015 Jerry was the Warriors Welfare and Education Manager. He took a similar role with NZRL in May 2021 and left his role at the Warriors in January 2022 only to start up again in June 2022!?

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51. KEVIN IRO
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Iro was previously living in Arorangi, Cook Islands and listed as the Commissioner of Cook Islands Rugby League.

The Beast is still in Rarotonga and works with the Government on the Cook Island Marine Park (CIMP) Committee. Part of that is visiting schools and teaching kids the importance of protecting marine life.

Recently he was awarded a prestigious Seacology prize which honours exceptional achievement in preserving island environments and culture. Iro helped create the Marae Moana marine reserve which protects the Cook Islands exclusive economic zone from foreign fisheries. With over 1 million square kilometers of ocean it is the worlds largest marine reserve and comparable with the size of Mexico.


League legend Kevin Iro behind world's largest marine park in Cook Islands' exclusive zone

By Kelvin McDonald Whakaata Māori
19 Sep, 2022 12:00 PM
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LIfe's a beach for former league star Kevin Iro. Photo / Whakaata Māori

Former Kiwis league star Kevin Iro has won a prestigious Seacology prize which honours exceptional achievement in preserving island environments and culture.

Iro, who has Cook Islands whakapapa and lives there with his whānau, has been recognised for creating the largest multi-use marine park in the world, Marae Moana. It extends over the entire exclusive economic zone of the Cook Islands, an area of 1.9 million square kilometres, the Marae Moana website says.

Iro grew up in Auckland and says that from the age of 7 or 8 his whānau started going to the Cook Islands for the school holidays and he "fell in love with the place".

"I moved back with my family, I noticed the change," Iro told non-profit environmental organisation Conservation International.

"When I was young the lagoon was just vibrant. There were so many colours, all the coral was alive.

"As the years went by, I'd say to my family 'there's something wrong out there'."

Iro came up with the marine park concept about two or three years ago. He says the Pacific accounts for 60 per cent of the world's tuna catch and this is having a major impact.

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Kevin Iro had a long rugby league career in New Zealand, Australia and England. Photo / Facebook

"Our small fishermen, their catches over the last 20 years have gone from quite substantial catches to virtually none. The Cook Islands marine park can make those stocks grow."

With Marae Moana, the aim is to be inclusive and "bring in every person that has anything to do with the ocean," he says.

Conservation International has come on board as a key partner and scientists, local leaders and the community are all involved.

"We're looking at a zone approach, whether they be no-fishing zones, commercial fishing zones, zones for tourism activity."

Iro says they want to use the internet and social media in "a big way" and make it an "open source" marine park.

"People from around the world can play an interactive part in seeing where fishing vessels are fishing."

Iro has every belief Moana Marae will succeed.

"I'm an optimist, I'm positive it's going to work. I think the idea is going to spread through the Pacific," he says.

The Seacology prize ceremony honouring Iro will be held online in October.


Iro is also coaching his sons league team...
 
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52. QUENTIN PONGIA

As we are all aware Q passed away 18 May 2019 after a brief fight with bowel cancer.



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53. TYRAN SMITH
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As with the 2015 update Tyran is still running his successful player management company SportsPlayers out of Sydney.

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Meet the Boss​


"There definitely has been a shift in culture since I played Rugby League at a professional level.

Club management should look for the type of footballer to build a better culture around. They must look for people with good leadership ability, good training ethic, and most of all good behaviour off the field. I am determined to ingrain this into Professional Sport Culture.”

Tyran Smith, Director, SPM.


To view his current stable including Warriors Addin Fonua Blake and Dallin Watene-Zellezniak follow the link...

 
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54. ZANE CLARK
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Still absolutely nothing on Zane Clark. Seems to have zero social media and its actually a pretty common name. Last known whereabouts are at the 2000 RLWC where he played for Cook Islands.

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55. ALI LAUITIITI
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In 2015 Ali Lauitiiti was playing his final season for Wakefield Trinity. The following year he would return home to the Warriors playing one more season with the reserve grade team before finally retiring from the sport.

These days Ali has his hands in a few gigs. He is working part time as an NZRL Ambassador & Wellbeing Support.

Rugby league legends Ali Lauiti'iti and Jerry Seuseu tell youth that 'it ain't weak to speak'​

Joseph Los'e​

27 May, 2022 05:00 AM
It ain't weak to speak: Former Warrior Ali Lauiti'iti tells young rugby league players that speaking out is not a sign of weakness. Photo / Rendercreative

It ain't weak to speak: Former Warrior Ali Lauiti'iti tells young rugby league players that speaking out is not a sign of weakness. Photo / Rendercreative

Rugby league legends Jerry Seuseu and Ali Lauiti'iti are tackling mental health in young Māori and Pacific Islanders head-on.

The two ex-NRL stars are ambassadors for the New Zealand Rugby League Wellbeing Programme.

They travel the country talking at grassroots rugby league clubs to players, friends, coaches and anyone who wants to participate in the It Ain't Weak To Speak campaign.

Seuseu told the Herald when he was playing professional rugby league for the Warriors, Kiwis and in the UK for Wigan, asking for help to deal with mental health issues was frowned upon.

"We were basically told to harden up and do your best," Seuseu recalls.

"It wasn't very fashionable to talk about mental health and people had to deal with it quietly. Fortunately for Ali and myself, we had a good Christian upbringing and that certainly helped us in our careers.

"That's what it was like back then, but we have moved on and we encourage our young people to use their voices and be heard.

"Our statistics tell us mental health [challenges are] everywhere and our youth are suffering the most. It's no weakness to reach out if you are struggling and not in a good space."

Having hung up their playing boots a few years ago, Seuseu and Lauiti'iti want to give back to the community that supported them throughout their long and illustrious careers. They both still live in and around South Auckland.

Seuseu played 209 matches - 37 for Counties-Manukau (1995-1996), 132 for the Warriors (1997-2004) and 40 in the UK Super League for the Wigan Warriors (2005-2006). He also represented Samoa four times in 2000 and the Kiwis 11 times, from 2001-2004.

Lauiti'iti was one of the most gifted players to ever pull on a Warriors or New Zealand rugby league jersey, because of his athleticism and skills.

He was a 115-game Warrior from 1998-2003, played 200 games for UK Super League club Leeds from 2004-2011 and also for Wakefield Trinity in 94 matches from 2012-2015.

Seuseu said communities face their own unique dilemmas but youth issues are not dissimilar around the motu (nation).

"We are finding that wherever we go to speak with youth, each area has its own unique issues.

"Our team spoke in Invercargill and the group wanted to talk about alcohol and driving, because they had a tragedy a few weeks prior involving teenagers," Seuseu said.

"There was a group of 60 and all of them knew those involved and were trying to come to terms with the accident and make sense of their loss.

"We also spoke with a group from Manurewa and people told us they might be a difficult group. But we gave them the opportunity and they were real conversant on how they felt."

Seuseu said giving teenagers coping strategies and mechanisms was a big part of the programme, and it was rewarding work.

"We get a lot out of doing this as well," Seuseu said.

The NZRL and the Warriors are working alongside La Va, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) whose vision is to support whānau and communities for better health and wellbeing outcomes.

"In Auckland, the youth we speak to are more worried about their identity, social media and what is affecting them," Seuseu said.

"Sometimes the conversations with youth are awkward but they have to be had.

"Ali and I try to talk with youth in a safe and engaging way, sometimes we use our PI humour, and that always brings a laugh," Seuseu said.

Lauiti'iti said talking with youth about suicide was confronting but had to be discussed for the sake of our young people.

"We try to equip our youth with tools to deal with suicide, and although it is hard and confronting we have to speak about it," Lauiti'iti said.

"But it's also having the courage to step out and help out if you see one of your mates, or you, are not in the right space."

In Auckland, 80 per cent of league players are Māori or Pasifika. Outside of Tāmaki Makaurau, 80 per cent of rugby league players are Māori.


He also works as a youth mentor and community worker through his company he runs with his wife LTT Investments Limited.

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Him and his wife also run a coffee cart at select events and it can be hired privately for functions.



Ali also helps Daniel Anderson out by helping to run training clinics for the Roosters development players that are based in NZ which is actually run by Brent Webb. Bit grainy cause I've had to enlarge it but heres a pic I took of the Roosters clinic from February 2020. Ali is far right and Webby is the guy running.

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And finally the most recent venture that Ali and wife Janina have started is their own High-Performance Affiliate Marketers business.
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WE'VE STARTED A NEW BUSINESS VENTURE!​

Freedom to live life on our terms​


A little bit about us is that we have been married for almost 20 years. We are blessed parents to 5 very active children. Both of us are of full Samoan heritage living in Papatoetoe, South Auckland.

Ali, a former professional athlete, retired from playing professional Rugby League at the end of 2016 after an illustrious and well-badged career. Ali then moved into Social Services, working with youth and is currently employed part-time by NZ Rugby League as part of the Wellbeing team. Ali also works as a Transitional mentor for the NRL.

I, Janina, more recently worked in Social Housing but was forced into redundancy due to the covid mandates at the end of March 2022. No payout and only four weeks' notice. Since being made redundant, Ali and I quickly realised it was a blessing in disguise. The family dynamic of being home full-time again was necessary for our young family.

We decided that Ali would continue working part-time, and I would be home full-time for our family.

As the weeks went by, we felt the money pinch and needed to increase our income streams. We were no longer making enough to meet our big family's needs.

We had not prepared ourselves enough for such an unexpected financial hit when I lost my job.

We were asset-rich and absolutely cash poor.

We quickly found ourselves broke by June 2022. We hate debt, so short-term loans were out of the picture.

We quickly sold off a rental home in July so we could breathe a little more and re-evaluate how we would move forward as a family.

Here we are, fast forward to September 2022. In our mid-40, 's trying something entirely new for us, and we are excited to share what we are jumping in on.

This new business venture is our third to try. We own a small property portfolio and a coffee cart and are now High-Performance Affiliate Marketers.

We understand that some things are worth the risk.

We want to live life raising our children and being present.

We watched our sister Molee start her Affiliate Marketing business from scratch for an entire year. We saw her smash serious goals, earn so much money and eradicate her and her husband's debt.

We could see that the money in her business was real.

Her work hours were according to the lifestyle she wanted to live, and she had loads of fun along the way.

She connected, encouraged and empowered others to do the same for themselves.

Molee levelled up in life in a way that we had never seen in her before. She was thriving in a new, positive and life-impacting way.

We lived a comfortable life before. Now that I was a stay-at-home mother again, I knew I needed to try something extra to bring in more money for our big family.

We wanted and always needed the freedom to live on our terms.

We refuse to be broke.

Our hearts desire to learn, earn and help our families, friends and, more importantly, our children to be able to do the same.

We all need Time freedom, Financial freedom and Family freedom.

We should be able to live our best lives with our families.

When forced into redundancy, I honestly cried to management on so many occasions pleading for them to give me any role in the organisation. They knew I was married with five children, and I also cared for my parents. They didn't care what it meant for me to lose my job, and they ultimately didn't care much about me.

I often wonder how many will be financially prepared if they find themselves out of a job within a month.

I regret crying and pleading for my job. Was I helping build the wealth of someone else? When now, I can make our family wealthy, and I can pour my heart and soul into my own business for our profits.

What better feeling?

To no longer rely on anyone else but ourselves.

To become self-sufficient.

So we started an online business leveraging a platform that takes all the confusing technical details out of the equation. The educational platform itself teaches us how to build our business.

We have partnered up with a company that has been around for 48yrs.

The compensation plan is unmatched. The income potential is uncapped, and there is an opportunity to make money automatically for life—Unreal FOR REAL.

It is a business model that ANYONE can follow regardless of background and education level.
The business model focuses on self-growth, personal excellence and how you can impact the world on a broader scale.

We are playing the long game to create the freedom to live life on our terms. We get to choose how we live our family life by helping ourselves and others.

We know our worth and will no longer be hidden and remain under someone else's authority, controlling what kind of money we can make. We decided we were going to try something new.

Because nothing changes when nothing changes right?

Suppose you're curious about what we are doing. Or if you feel a little overwhelmed trying to make ends meet these days.

Send us a message "SEEN", and we will personally reach out to you so you can see how this platform can give you more freedom to do the things you want.


 
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56. JOE GALUVAO
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Galuvao is still working in the same field doing well-being and education but this time he is back with the Panthers. He left the NRL in 2020 and worked at the Wests Tigers for one season before joining the Panthers in late 2021.

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57. FRANK WATENE
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Frank the Tank has since left his job at Delta Paintball and is now a training manager for St John Ambulance.

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Halifax​

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1. Frank Watene post-rugby career has involved paintballing and St John’s Ambulance.

Former Halifax cult hero Watene still resides in the town, after retiring in 2011 following a four-year spell at the club.

He featured for Wakefield, Dewsbury (twice) and Castleford during a 12-year stint in the UK, and has clearly endeared to life in Yorkshire.

The former New Zealand Maori international’s post-playing career has been far more diverse, however. Having previously worked in an ice cream factory, as a support worker and as a Community Development Officer, he joined Delta Force Paintball as regional manager in 2014. He stayed there until 2018, in various job roles, becoming a Training Team Manager at St John’s Ambulance.

For all his efforts in training staff for the frontlines, we salute you Frank.


Frank is also a trustee at the Calderdale Community Trust which is the same place that held the Night with Marty event for Martin Moana #17.

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To revisit Martin Moana update follow the link below.

 
mt.wellington

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58. ODELL MANUEL
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In 2015 Odell was working for the Rockhampton Council in Queensland, Australia and also competing in body building contests.

He retired from professional body building in 2019 after longterm knee injuries ruled him out but not before wining multiple contests and smashing Australian records in several weight catergories over many years.



According to an article from the Canberra Raiders in 2018 Odell was still working in Rockhampton.

Forever Green: Where are they now? - Odell Manuel​

Raiders.com.au
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 01:32 PM

This week we catch up with our former forward Odell Manuel who played 19 matches for the club between 2001-2002.

What do you do for work now?
I'm just a glorified council worker now. Nothing special mate, I just work up in Rockhampton now as a truck driver, nothing special mate, but it pays the bills.

I just drive the trucks for the council, just a council worker. Nothing hard, bro.


Checked his Facebook recently and it looks like he has a job doing security with his wife. Not sure if its his new gig or moonlighting though while doing council work during the day.

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The person who posted it to his wall hashtagged #securityshield so I had a search for Security Shield Queensland and found them on Facebook. Found pictures of Odell and his wife working.



A little zoom in on the background and found the hotel they bounce outside. The Strand Hotel in Yeppoon, Queensland which is a bar and bistro as well as a hotel.

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mt.wellington

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59. JASON DEATH
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Jason was last working at Smart Body fitness as a personal instructor but nowadays he runs his own gym called Concept 42 in Mona Vale, Sydney. A place he opened up just after our last update in November 2014.

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YOUR COMMUNITY GYM​

Concept 42 is a ultra-inclusive gym studio which provides innovative, challenging yet balanced, set workouts for total body conditioning.

Including our flagship 42-Minute Circuit with daily changing workouts, and our exclusive boxing circuits. Our training infrastructure delivers over 160 different 42-minute classes for up to 21 people taught by experienced, supportive & highly motivating fitness experts.

Our philosophy at Concept 42 is to provide a friendly & un-intimidating atmosphere where you have fun whilst you workout in a motivating group environment.
Our club truly is for men & women of all ages & fitness levels.


They also have a Facebook page that they update regularly.



 
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