Central Otago District, Alexandra

50 days ago

Wishing everyone a safe, fun and kind #FathersDay weekend!

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

To celebrate here's some of our fave cheesy dad jokes...


Q: What did the policeman say to his belly button?

A: You're under a vest!

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To celebrate here's some of our fave cheesy dad jokes...


Q: What did the policeman say to his belly button?

A: You're under a vest!


Q: How do you make a tissue dance?

A: Put a little boogey in it!


Q: Where do bees go to the toilet?

A: At the BP station!


#NSNZrandomactsofkindness

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50 days ago

Creative designs from your recycling bin!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Dunedin

What to do with old glass jars? There’s something about the beauty of empty glass jars that makes it hard to just put them into the recycling bin.

If you’ve been holding onto a few hoping for an inspiring project, you’ll love this super easy idea.

Make the most of this weekend with this … View more
What to do with old glass jars? There’s something about the beauty of empty glass jars that makes it hard to just put them into the recycling bin.

If you’ve been holding onto a few hoping for an inspiring project, you’ll love this super easy idea.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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51 days ago

Play Stuff is here!

The Team from Play Stuff

Get access to NZ’s newest home for with Play Stuff. Watch thousands of videos on the go or share to a big screen with Airplay or Chromecast.

News, sport, entertainment and so much more. Best of all? It’s totally free.
Play now

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51 days ago

New rules take effect for rental property market

Paul Reporter from Stuff

This week the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 took effect, bringing in a raft of changes for tenants and landlords.

Here's what it means for renters and landlords.

To read more, click here.

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52 days ago

Poll: Should vaping ads be banned?

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

Tobacco companies are ramping up advertising for vaping products in what's being called a lolly scramble for customers, before new regulations come in.

Local e-cigarette businesses and anti-smoking groups say aggressive marketing campaigns are a bid to maximise sales before an expected … View more
Tobacco companies are ramping up advertising for vaping products in what's being called a lolly scramble for customers, before new regulations come in.

Local e-cigarette businesses and anti-smoking groups say aggressive marketing campaigns are a bid to maximise sales before an expected clampdown on how alternatives to smoking can be advertised.

To read more, click here.

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Should vaping ads be banned?
  • 87% Yes
    87% Complete
  • 13% No
    13% Complete
2049 votes
54 days ago

New Stuff Circuit Investigation - watch now!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Check out the latest work from Stuff Circuit. A must-watch for anyone seeking a better understanding of the culture that fostered the Christchurch mosque attacks. Watch now by clicking here.

57 days ago

Are you a real estate agent?

Stuff

Want to reach more buyers? With Showcase Plus you can harness the reach of Stuff and Neighbourly. Your listing will be featured on the Stuff and Neighbourly websites and apps.

Showcase Plus displays your listing to a relevant geographic audience. The property will be exposed to as many potential… View more
Want to reach more buyers? With Showcase Plus you can harness the reach of Stuff and Neighbourly. Your listing will be featured on the Stuff and Neighbourly websites and apps.

Showcase Plus displays your listing to a relevant geographic audience. The property will be exposed to as many potential buyers as possible to drive the best sales result.

Potential buyers will click straight through to your listing on your website to see detailed property information.

Email realestate@stuff.co.nz to find out more about using Showcase Plus to promote your listings.
Learn more

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57 days ago

❗ GIVEAWAY ❗

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give … View more
Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give away. All you need to do is sign up to Red Cross Journey, be one of the first 100 participants to raise $100 and we’ll send you a KeepCup!

Red Cross Journey is our annual fundraising step challenge - with a difference. Walk 10,000 steps a day for 21 days and learn about the journey of someone involved with Red Cross while raising funds to help people in need.

For more information or to make a donation, visit: www.redcrossjourney.org.nz...

Thank you for your support.

57 days ago

Make a bold statement...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Dunedin

Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design created using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find… View more
Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design created using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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58 days ago

AMI, sharing community kindness!

AMI Insurance

When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and … View more
When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.

To read more about this inspiring act of kindness visit the AMI Hub.

#OurKindaKindness
Visit us online

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64 days ago

Central Otago mayoralty race under way

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Central Otago News

Central Otago major Tim Cadogan, faces a challenge from Cr Victoria Bonham for the mayoral chains.

Five people are running for the Cromwell ward, which has four vacancies, and 11 people are running for the Vincent ward, which has five vacancies.

The Maniototo and Teviot Valley wards each have one… View more
Central Otago major Tim Cadogan, faces a challenge from Cr Victoria Bonham for the mayoral chains.

Five people are running for the Cromwell ward, which has four vacancies, and 11 people are running for the Vincent ward, which has five vacancies.

The Maniototo and Teviot Valley wards each have one nomination.

Eight people are vying for the four seats available on the Cromwell Community Board, five for the Maniototo Community Board (four vacancies), seven for the Vincent Community Board (four vacancies), and five for the Teviot Valley Community Board (four vacancies).

Click the link below to see the full list of candidates.

58 days ago

Are you waiting for surgery? We'd love to chat

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi neighbours - we're looking to chat with people who have experienced the following:

-Have been waiting for surgery that the hospital keeps postponing.
-Have been told they can't get on the waiting list for surgery due to their debilitating condition not being "serious" … View more
Hi neighbours - we're looking to chat with people who have experienced the following:

-Have been waiting for surgery that the hospital keeps postponing.
-Have been told they can't get on the waiting list for surgery due to their debilitating condition not being "serious" enough.

If you're happy to chat and potentially be part of a story about this, please get in touch with Thomas through his email: thomas.coughlan@stuff.co.nz

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58 days ago

Where are the best property deals?

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property … View more
Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property deals might be click here.

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59 days ago

Fresh Avocados - delivered to your door!

Belle Vue Orchard

Fresh Hass Avocados handpicked to order and delivered to your door. We also have Avocado oil available.

- No chiller room!
- No sitting around on supermarket shelves!
- No squeezing by customers in the produce department!

The fruit is hand-picked to your order and is handled only once … View more
Fresh Hass Avocados handpicked to order and delivered to your door. We also have Avocado oil available.

- No chiller room!
- No sitting around on supermarket shelves!
- No squeezing by customers in the produce department!

The fruit is hand-picked to your order and is handled only once before being carefully packaged up and dispatched directly to you. This means the fruit is super duper fresh when it is delivered to your door.

We pick the fruit green so you will need to be patient when your box of deliciousness arrives. And, as a bonus, most of our packaging is reusable and biodegradable.
Order yours here!

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