63 days ago

Help for West Coast

Trish from Northwood

I have collected a lot of good bedding plus household items and clothing etc for the people on the coast but I have received so much that i now need help to get it over there. IF you are heading for the coast and have room in your car for some extra things PLEASE give me call Trish 027-464-7587.
Thanks to everyone who has been so generous in helping out.

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2 days ago

Council to install smart water meters ahead of next year's excess use charge

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

New smart ultrasonic water meters will be installed in about 1200 east Christchurch homes over the next six months.

The meters can send information about water use back to the council directly, which means staff will no longer need to visit a home to get a reading.

The new meters, which the council intends to eventually install across the city, also collect more data about water use and can provide readings over the course of the day.

The first installations in east Christchurch come as the city approaches its last summer before the introduction of an excess water use charge.

From July 2022, households using more than an average of 700 litres of water a day over a three-month period will be stung by the new charge. The average Christchurch household uses 540 litres per day. Continue reading here.

4 hours ago

Local Likes: Canterbury's favourite local businesses celebrated

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Supporting local has arguably never been more important than it is right now.

As part of Stuff’s ‘Local Likes’ campaign, Cantabrians are asked to nominate their favourite local businesses, and share what makes them so great.

Click here to see some of the suggestions so far and share your 'local like' in the comments below and on Neighbourly's dedicated 'local likes' section here.

5 hours ago

Textural tumblers

The Team from Resene ColorShop Hornby

These artfully crafted vessels have heaps of uses. Simple, inexpensive and totally on-trend – the hardest thing will be deciding which to create first and which Resene colours to use.

Find out how to create your own.