Blenheim, Blenheim

21 hours ago

Have you fallen foul of magpies?

Jennifer Eder Reporter from Marlborough Express

It's magpie dive-bombing season, as the weather warms up and nesting magpies get protective. They seem to particularly target cyclists. Have you ever been attacked, and what are your tips for deterring them?

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1 hour ago

LAWN BOWLS WANTED TO BUY

Marlene from Fairhall - Renwick - Woodbourne

WANTED Size 2 or 3 Henselite Dreamline XG lawn bowls. Also bowls bag. Phone 027 5728476

9 hours ago

Looking for some cooking inspiration?

Stuff

Look no further! Join Sam Mannering on Thursday the 23rd of September and cook your dinner along with him.

What’s on the menu? Sam is going to teach you how to make curry from scratch, and for dessert, a tarte tatin.

Get in quick because seats are limited!
Register now

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11 hours ago

Mobility Scooters (x2)

Peter G from Blenheim

I have for sale two mobility scooters.
Both in good condition and work well.
$750 for a larger one, $550 for the smaller one. Both were used by my parents but are no longer required.
Phone Peter (03) 5784026 to view/test ride.

Price: $550

20 hours ago

Māori Language Week 💚

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Marlborough

Happy Rāmere Aotearoa! 🌞

Here are two more general phrases which you can start incorporating into everyday conversations.

Aroha mai | Sorry/Excuse me
Mā te wā | Bye for now/See you later

We'd love to hear some of the phrases you have been learning over Maori Language Week! Comment … View more
Happy Rāmere Aotearoa! 🌞

Here are two more general phrases which you can start incorporating into everyday conversations.

Aroha mai | Sorry/Excuse me
Mā te wā | Bye for now/See you later

We'd love to hear some of the phrases you have been learning over Maori Language Week! Comment below some phrases you know 💚

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1 day ago

Do you have questions about your spring garden?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, … View more
Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, you can submit it (now, or during the chat) at the link below. Then tune in today, Sept 17, at 3pm.

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1 day ago

Snap crackle pot

The Team from Resene ColorShop Blenheim

Give some plain store-bought pots a fresh new look using Resene FX Crackle effect. Use Resene FX Crackle effect to give a shabby chic look with on-trend paint colours.

Find out how to create your own.

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3 days ago

Closing down sale

Coral Stewart from Red Cross Shop Blenheim

Sadly the Blenheim Red Cross shop in Maxwell Road is closing. On behalf of our wonderful volunteers here in the shop, I would like to thank you all for your support over the years either as past volunteers, donators or shoppers and in some cases all three. We shall miss you all, especially our … View moreSadly the Blenheim Red Cross shop in Maxwell Road is closing. On behalf of our wonderful volunteers here in the shop, I would like to thank you all for your support over the years either as past volunteers, donators or shoppers and in some cases all three. We shall miss you all, especially our regulars who stop to chat. The Red Cross will still retain a presence in the Blenheim community through the constant work of the dedicated team at the Service Centre in Redwood Street and you can also reach us on the nationwide phone number 0800 733 2767. We will be here at the shop until the last week in September so please pop in for a good rummage through the shop. There are still some treasures left 🙋‍♀️

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1 day ago

Are most volunteers retired?

Hannah Cunningham from Volunteer Marlborough

A lot of people think that volunteers are mostly retired, but when we looked at our stats recently, we found out that only 14% of new volunteers in Marlborough are retired. Interestingly, the biggest group was people who are in full-time employment (24%). ⁠

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For the stats nerds … View more
A lot of people think that volunteers are mostly retired, but when we looked at our stats recently, we found out that only 14% of new volunteers in Marlborough are retired. Interestingly, the biggest group was people who are in full-time employment (24%). ⁠

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For the stats nerds out there, here's the rest of the stats:⁠
People in part-time employment - 10% ⁠
Students - 10%⁠
Seeking employment - 15%⁠
Self-employed - 5%⁠
Not in paid employment by choice - 4%⁠
Rather not say - 9%⁠
Other - 9%⁠
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3 days ago

Fleece blankets/ Throws

Maureen from Picton - Waikawa

Pair of fleece blanket/throws. Thermosoft brand. Mushroom/beige colour. Very soft and warm, mink feel. They are single size, 182cm x 230cms
Never been used
$40 for the pair. Can be picked up in Waikawa. Or can deliver in area or Blenheim.
Phone 0276165769

Price: $40

3 days ago

New digs for Marlborough Wine and Food Festival

Jennifer Eder Reporter from Marlborough Express

Looks like our friends in Renwick will be walking distance from next year's Wine and Food Festival! The event will be held at the Renwick Domain in February, for the first time in its 33-year history.

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5 days ago

How's your firewood pile looking?

Jennifer Eder Reporter from Marlborough Express

Blenheim had a record 16 air quality breaches this winter, although none were during lockdown. 11 were in June. How's your firewood pile looking, did you use a lot this year? Are you already stocking up for next winter?

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3 days ago

FOR SALE WOODEN DINING TABLE

Kristen from Blenheim

Wooden dining table with 6x chairs for sale.
Table diamentions:
Length = 2m
Width = 1.18m
Height = 76cm
This table does have ability to extend however as it is rarely used the interlocking system is difficult to line up.

Price: $200

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3 days ago

Māori Language Week 💚

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Marlborough

We hope everyone is enjoying Māori Language Week 💚

Today, we thought we'd share two common phrases which you can start to practice and use when talking to your friends, whānau or work colleagues.

Ngā mihi nui | Thanks so much
Kia pai te rā | Have a good day

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3 days ago

Set of cupboards to give away

Christine from Blenheim

Ideal for garage ,need gone.

Free

3 days ago

Packing Sheets $5 each

CrafteD Joinery & Laminates

Packing Sheets for sale $5 each.
Call in to 13 Sutherland Terrace or
Contact Cedric 021573610

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