39 days ago

WATCH: Cottage charm in Christchurch

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, have you renovated a charming cottage like this one?

This small 1870s cottage in Montreal Street, Christchurch is for sale for the first time in 20 years.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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More messages from your neighbours
5 days ago

Mountian bike

Jason from Sydenham

Hi. Does anyone know how to adjust gears on a mountain bike? I can only get about 5 different speeds.

10 hours ago

UPDATE: Tornado among severe thunderstorms

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

UPDATE:
-A tornado has left two people injured
-It ripped roofs of buildings and scattered debris through the air
-Power has been cut to more than a thousand homes throughout the city

Click here for advice on staying safe in a storm.

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MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Christchurch.

Thunderstorms this afternoon and evening are expected to bring heavy rain and hail to some places. There is also a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms developing, which could produce hail greater than 20mm in diameter. There have also been reports of a tornado.

Large hail can cause significant damage to crops, orchards, vines, glasshouses and vehicles, as well as make driving conditions hazardous.

This watch will be updated by 8:00pm this evening. Keep up to date here.

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13 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 30.6% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    30.6% Complete
  • 14.2% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.2% Complete
  • 3.7% I don’t have an opinion
    3.7% Complete
  • 51.6% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    51.6% Complete
1109 votes