Blenheim, Blenheim

18 hours ago

Were you a obstetrics/gynecology patient at Calvary Hospital?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We are looking for people who were treated at Calvary Hospital in Newtown, now Wakefield Hospital, between 1960-87. The hospital was run by a Catholic order of nursing sisters, The Little Company of Mary. We are particularly after those treated in the area of obstetrics/gynecology.

Is this … View more
We are looking for people who were treated at Calvary Hospital in Newtown, now Wakefield Hospital, between 1960-87. The hospital was run by a Catholic order of nursing sisters, The Little Company of Mary. We are particularly after those treated in the area of obstetrics/gynecology.

Is this familiar to you? If so, then please get in touch with alison.mau@stuff.co.nz or at PO Box 6341, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141 - please note that any communication will be kept confidential.

1 day ago

Poll: 80kmh between Blenheim and Nelson?

Sophie Trigger Reporter from Marlborough Express

The NZTA is proposing that the speed limit between Blenheim and Nelson be reduced to 80kmh.

Would you support this change?

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80kmh between Blenheim and Nelson?
  • 12.3% Yes - safety first!
    12.3% Complete
  • 82.1% No - the trip would be too long.
    82.1% Complete
  • 5.7% Other - leave in comments.
    5.7% Complete
106 votes
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1 day ago

HOUSE OF HEARING CLOSURE

Lionel from Blenheim

I am trying to gauge the number of people who are affected by the closure, of House of Hearing, Blenheim. I believe that we will now have to travel to Nelson for check-ups and hearing aids servicing.

9 hours ago

Key information for boaties

Social Media Manager from Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui

As part of the 250 years commemorations of the arrival of the Endeavour to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the first sustained encounters between Māori and Pākehā, a national flotilla consisting of three waka hourua (double hulled waka with sails) and two heritage tall ships will visit Tōtaranui/Queen… View moreAs part of the 250 years commemorations of the arrival of the Endeavour to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the first sustained encounters between Māori and Pākehā, a national flotilla consisting of three waka hourua (double hulled waka with sails) and two heritage tall ships will visit Tōtaranui/Queen Charlotte Sound between November 19 and November 26, 2019.

MERETOTO/SHIP COVE

No access via walkways from midnight November 20 to approximately 5pm November 21.

HARBOURMASTER'S DIRCTION

In the interest of navigation safety no vessel is permitted to navigate within the specified exclusion zones 100 meters of a flotilla vessel underway within the Marlborough Harbour or within 50 meters of any flotilla vessel navigating within Picton Harbour or at anchor.

This direction does not apply to;
• Police or rescue vessels
• Vessels as permitted by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage
• Vessels as permitted by the Harbourmaster
• Vessels as permitted by the Master, Skipper or Kaitiaki of a flotilla vessel.

MERETOTO/SHIP COVE

On November 21, 2019 there will be an official Pōwhiri for the crews of the dual heritage Tuia 250 flotilla, led by tangata whenua.

The Ministry of Culture and Heritage has reserved an area of water space within Meretoto/Ship Cove for this event from midnight November 20 to 5pm November 21.

The reserved area is shown on the map and has been approved according to the Marlborough District Council Navigation Safety Bylaws 2009.

During this time only vessels directly involved in the event will be permitted to;
• access the wharf at Meretoto/Ship Cove
• anchor or moor in Meretoto/Ship Cove

There will be opportunity for all vessels to enter Meretoto/Ship Cove between 11am and 2pm on November, 21 2019 to view the flotilla vessels at anchor in the bay. During this time all vessels navigating in the bay must remain at a distance of at least 50 meters from the flotilla vessels.

Spectator craft intending to visit Meretoto/Ship Cove during this event are encouraged to maintain a listening watch on VHF 66 for event information and safety messages from the Harbourmaster.

Coastguard Marlborough and police will be supported by the Nelson Coastguard in managing the event on water.

WAITOHI/PICTON

On November 22, 2019 the dual heritage Tuia 250 flotilla is expected to arrive at All Ports Island around 10am, and then make its way to Waitohi/Picton Harbour.

The flotilla will depart on November 26, 2019.

• Tangata whenua waka will approach the flotilla from Shelly Beach

• All spectator vessels must not navigate within the exclusion zones of the flotilla vessels as set by the Harbourmaster.

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1 day ago

A home with a real heart

The Team from Neighbourly Property

This stylish and tasteful 1950s home on 809sqm located close to town and schools is ideal for a wide range of home buyers. Built in the 1950s, extended and renovated in recent years, the home retains its character features such as its rimu flooring and window joinery that blend with the modern … View moreThis stylish and tasteful 1950s home on 809sqm located close to town and schools is ideal for a wide range of home buyers. Built in the 1950s, extended and renovated in recent years, the home retains its character features such as its rimu flooring and window joinery that blend with the modern luxuries such as the open plan kitchen and modernised bathroom and laundry. Featuring three large bedrooms and a smaller fourth bedroom/office, two living options with a seamless flow through to the private sheltered deck and patio - perfect to entertain family and friends. The large double car garage provides fantastic storage. The garden has the perfect mix of the 'pretty' and the 'useful' with lovely established trees in a securely enclosed section. This home will be the perfect place to make your own for the summer. Call immediately to view, or come to the open home.

1 day ago

Lounge suite

Christine from Blenheim

Anyone have a lounge suite or lounge chairs they no longer use or need.

1 day ago

Nite Store Heater Wanted

Linley from Blenheim

Must be in reasonable condition

Price: $121,345

1 day ago

Poll: Will you be celebrating Halloween?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Halloween is coming up on October 31, and there'll be lots of spooktacular-ly dressed trick or treaters around the neighbourhood!

Are you looking forward to seeing them? Will you be celebrating Halloween?

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Will you be celebrating Halloween?
  • 9.8% I love it - one of my favorite times of the year
    9.8% Complete
  • 2.3% I use it as an excuse to dress up!
    2.3% Complete
  • 22.3% Hate it - we shouldn't celebrate evil and darkness
    22.3% Complete
  • 36.3% It's a nuisance - I won't be answering the door on the night
    36.3% Complete
  • 29.4% It's just like any other day for me
    29.4% Complete
1729 votes
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1 day ago

high rise sleeper free

Helen from Wakefield

Surplus to requirements: wooden (pine) high rise sleeper. Can be taken apart for easy transport. Free, but pick up only. Sturdy. Has a small school desk (including drawer) attached (but we enlarged the top surface area), perfect for primary school age. Swivel chair for sitting at desk available for… View moreSurplus to requirements: wooden (pine) high rise sleeper. Can be taken apart for easy transport. Free, but pick up only. Sturdy. Has a small school desk (including drawer) attached (but we enlarged the top surface area), perfect for primary school age. Swivel chair for sitting at desk available for free too as well as a wooden step for ease of getting into bed (although it has a ladder at the foot end). Mattress needs replacing. This will only be on offer until 21/10

Free

1 day ago

Selmes Garden Charitable Trust turns 10! 🎈

The team Reporter from Marlborough Express

A garden nursery trust which provides employment to the disabled is celebrating its 10th birthday on October 19!

Chairman David Robinson says "the real value is seeing people with disabilities having somewhere to go where they can actually work and do something productive in the … View more
A garden nursery trust which provides employment to the disabled is celebrating its 10th birthday on October 19!

Chairman David Robinson says "the real value is seeing people with disabilities having somewhere to go where they can actually work and do something productive in the community."

Congratulations, team - a real achievement!

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1 day ago

Guinea pigs

Dianne from Marlborough Sounds

Lovely baby boy, red black and white (Two more ready in 3 weeks.)

Price: $20

1 day ago

Swan Plants

Dianne from Marlborough Sounds

I currently have punnets of 6 Swan Plants - $5 a punnet. Phone me on 0277108174. (Havelock but can deliver to Blenheim.)

Price: $5

1 day ago

Industrial action at Nelson & Wairau Hospitals

Stephanie Gray from Nelson Marlborough Health

Industrial action will affect the provision of radiology services (X-ray, CT & MRI) in Nelson and Wairau Hospitals on Monday and Wednesday.
Please note: Ultrasound services are unaffected.

All hospitals nationwide are preparing for a further strike by Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) … View more
Industrial action will affect the provision of radiology services (X-ray, CT & MRI) in Nelson and Wairau Hospitals on Monday and Wednesday.
Please note: Ultrasound services are unaffected.

All hospitals nationwide are preparing for a further strike by Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) who are covered by the Association of Professional and Executive Employees (APEX) collective employment agreement.

Some of our MITs will participate in a 24-hour withdrawal of labour from:

1. 0700 Monday 14 October to 0700 Tuesday 15 October and
2. 0700 Wednesday 16 October to 0700 Thursday 17 October.

Our contingency planning team has worked hard to minimise the potential effects of the strike on patient care, prioritising the continuation of emergency and urgent services during the strike.

The provision of radiology services at Nelson & Wairau Hospitals, including the Emergency Departments, will be affected during the periods of industrial action.

Thank you for your patience.

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1 day ago

Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This … View more
NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close 24th October 2019.
Enter now

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2 days ago

Location, size and all the added extras!

The Team from Neighbourly Property

A generous size, thoroughly thought out design and all the added extras - this beautiful modern home is set to impress. The practical form over the entire property allows for every member of the family to be content. Keep an eye on the kids in the second sitting area while cooking up a storm in the… View moreA generous size, thoroughly thought out design and all the added extras - this beautiful modern home is set to impress. The practical form over the entire property allows for every member of the family to be content. Keep an eye on the kids in the second sitting area while cooking up a storm in the central kitchen. Fitted with quality appliances, tiled splashbacks and tri stone bench tops – there’s ease of access to the dining table and out into the multiple, sunny alfresco entertaining areas. When it’s time to put up your feet, the media room is a relaxing room to kick back in. Generous bedrooms with built in robes including the master with a large walk in robe, elegant ensuite and private patio. Huge three car garaging is a big win and a massive amount of off-street parking makes storage for recreational vehicles easy. Full of extra added upgrades such as surround sound installed inside and out, central heating, a study nook, extra media outlets – you can have it all. A wonderful property in a fantastic location, be sure to enquire right away to secure this stand out home.

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