Aoraki LIANZA Social Event

Come and join your colleagues for an informal get-together in the plush opulence of the Emerald Room at Dux Central from 5 pm on Wednesday 9th March. Parking, and the Bus Interchange are nearby.

Caroline Anderson


Introducing Anna Russell


This week we meet Committee member Anna Russell

Position title Library Assistant 

Work at Timaru District Libraries – Working between Timaru, Geraldine and Temuka Libraries.

What’s your motto in life? Be kind. Be present. Live simply.

Name one thing that drives you crazy. Bullies. Grrr.

Would you rather have a beautiful house and an ugly car, or an ugly house and a beautiful car? A homely house and a reliable car thanks!!

Given the chance, with whom would you like to exchange roles for one day? My sister, who lives in France. Then I get to spend a whole day with my lovely 8 month old niece.

What’s your favourite music? Too hard! Music is a huge part of my life and I love many genres. Depends on my mood. Kiwi collaboration ‘Fly My Pretties’ are great to chill out to.

Favourite food? Sashimi

What one thing would you take with you to a desert island? Water (boring but so necessary!)

What’s your favourite gadget? My Black and Decker ‘Mouse’ sander. For all those fun weekend projects. Genius.

Favourite drink? Red wine

The worst job you ever had was……Shovelling out a silo of mouldy wheat. Never again.

If I had and endless supply of money, I would …….. Travel

What place in the world would you most like to visit? Japan is next on the list


Thanks, Anna.

Meet more new Committee members in our next instalment!