Belfast, Christchurch

1 day ago

Christchurch council takes hard line on recycling rule breakers

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Almost 1500 Christchurch households could soon have their recycling bins confiscated as the city council cracks down on people who refuse to separate their waste.

About 180 yellow wheelie bins have already been removed and the council has sent final warnings to another 1450 residents.

To get the … View more
Almost 1500 Christchurch households could soon have their recycling bins confiscated as the city council cracks down on people who refuse to separate their waste.

About 180 yellow wheelie bins have already been removed and the council has sent final warnings to another 1450 residents.

To get the bins back, they will have to pay $97.65 and sign a statement promising to abide by the rules. Their bins will be monitored to make sure they keep that promise.

Christchurch City Council has spent close to $1.5 million sending almost 1500 truckloads of contaminated material from yellow bins to landfill since May. That equates to about 41 per cent of all yellow bins.

Do you agree with council's strict recycling approach? Let us know below.

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31 minutes ago

Volcom Jacket size S

Andrea from Kaiapoi

In excellent like new condition

Price: $40

42 minutes ago

Bag of dolls

Andrea from Kaiapoi

Random dolls as pictured

Not barbie

Price: $10

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1 day ago

woodend by pass.

Joy from Kainga - Brooklands

if you do not want to stop traffic going through woodend.....why not put in an under ground walkway..i presume it is for the safety of pedestrians.. sorry if i have missed this idea if it has been aired before.

17 days ago

Adult Restorative Yoga

Stacey from Belfast

A relaxing hour to unwind in a calming, safe and small environment! Gentle movement and breathing. Wednesday and Thursday Evenings 7-8pm.
Contact Stacey on 0273875513
Limited Spaces

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1 day ago

Looking for some ADVENTURE this Labour Weekend?

Adrenalin Forest Christchurch

Adrenalin Forest Christchurch is open all Labour weekend!
100+ activities, long ziplines, up to 25 metres high!
Are you looking for some Adventure this weekend?
Bring some lunch, set up a picnic & 'MAKE A DAY OF IT'!

1 day ago

Happy Fri-YAY Neighbourhood Supporters! 🥳

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

We know it's our first long weekend since June and many of us are itching to hit the roads, but there's no need to rush. Make sure to slow down, buckle up and have a plan so that you can arrive safely to wherever you're going. 💖

If you're getting behind the wheel:

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We know it's our first long weekend since June and many of us are itching to hit the roads, but there's no need to rush. Make sure to slow down, buckle up and have a plan so that you can arrive safely to wherever you're going. 💖

If you're getting behind the wheel:

🌧 Drive to conditions

↔️ Keep a safe following distance

😇 Be patient with other drivers

☕️ Take regular breaks to stay alert

⌚️ Allow plenty of time

👉 Use that indicator!


For the latest traffic updates:

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1 day ago

Looking for planting tips?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say growing organic tomatoes is easier than you think. We list more crops to plant on Labour Weekend and give tips for bigger and better tulips next year. Learn the right way to harvest herbs and enlist predatory insects to eat up aphid pests.

Build a foldable climbing … View more
In this week’s issue we say growing organic tomatoes is easier than you think. We list more crops to plant on Labour Weekend and give tips for bigger and better tulips next year. Learn the right way to harvest herbs and enlist predatory insects to eat up aphid pests.

Build a foldable climbing frame for upwardly mobile crops plus go in the draw for vouchers from Awapuni Nurseries and a vege grower’s hamper from Yates.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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1 day ago

Mini balage

Jason from Swannanoa - Ohoka

Available to make mini bales of balage around 30kgs each.
Around Swananoa Fernside Kaiapoi Rangiora.

Regards Jason

1 day ago

Marantz entertainment system.

Barbara from Woodend

5 B&W speakers and subwoofer.

Negotiable

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1 day ago

Make a sensory table

The Team from Resene ColorShop Northwood

Take an old children’s table and turn it into a fun and tactile sensory board.

Sensory boards can be made with all sorts of textures and themes for young children, and are great learning tools. Let your children help choose the Resene colours and help fun with contrasting colours.

Make the most… View more
Take an old children’s table and turn it into a fun and tactile sensory board.

Sensory boards can be made with all sorts of textures and themes for young children, and are great learning tools. Let your children help choose the Resene colours and help fun with contrasting colours.

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

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1 day ago

Love heals Scentsy Warmer

Andrea from Kaiapoi

On excellent condition. Nice warmer with light so looks lovely when dark.

Price: $25

5 days ago

Election 2020: Christchurch a sea of red as voters back Labour

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Greater Christchurch has overwhelmingly voted red – giving Labour all but two of its electorate seats and the majority of the party vote.

Labour supporters at the party's election event in Christchurch on Saturday night were barely able to keep a lid on their excitement and glee at … View more
Greater Christchurch has overwhelmingly voted red – giving Labour all but two of its electorate seats and the majority of the party vote.

Labour supporters at the party's election event in Christchurch on Saturday night were barely able to keep a lid on their excitement and glee at National’s astonishingly poor performance in the city – and their knives came out for their parliamentary colleagues in Blue.

“At last, Christchurch has woken up,” said Duncan Webb, Christchurch Central’s incumbent.

“It’s been a long campaign, exhausting, but the reward you get for that, it’s amazing.

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2 days ago

VASE

Jo from Casebrook

Vase arrangement with artificial flowers. But could be used for whatever. Little bit faded one side. Or near offer

Price: $10

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2 days ago

BARSTOOL -. Brand new!!

Jo from Casebrook

Swivel black barstool. Unused still in its box.

Price: $50

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