33 days ago

Total fire ban coming as conditions in Canterbury pose extreme fire danger

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A total fire ban will hit Canterbury about a month earlier than last year, as tinder dry conditions leave firefighters on edge.

From 12am on Saturday, a prohibited fire season will be in place in the Christchurch, Hurunui, Selwyn and Waimakariri districts.

All open air fires will be prohibited but gas-operated appliances, barbecues, wood-fire pizza ovens, hāngi and umu less than 2 metres in size would be allowed.

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1 day ago

Work Needed

Shaun from Linwood

Hi team, I am currently working on my masters degree and i am looking for any work available eg; lawn mowing gutter cleaning, gardening etc rate are negotiable. if i cant find a source of income to supplement what i already get i will have to withdraw from my masters degree.

anything considered

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4 hours ago

Satelites Galore

Les from North New Brighton

For those that maybe interested in what happens above their heads there will be (according to Heavens Above website ) two main drifts of Starlink satelites tonight. One shortly after sunset starting about 8.57pm. reaching 25-30 deg. above horizon in the N.E. (nearly 20 of them) but there will still be a lot of brightness in the sky due to the set sun. Another group (about 40) just after 10.00pm rising in the W.N.W ascending to about 80 deg.in the S.W. (nearly over head) and disappearing S. The whole forty of them will take about 10. min from start to finish. This of course is subject to a clear sky. Good spotting everyone.

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