Casebrook, Christchurch

12 days ago

Things for people to think about

Vicki from Papanui

Hi folks I'm not passing judgement and saying whether I agree or disagree with this but thought I should share this.

It has been launched tonight by Phil Mauger who is going to be running for Mayor. To ring fence the South Island temporarily.

If you agree sign if not that's ok. … View more
Hi folks I'm not passing judgement and saying whether I agree or disagree with this but thought I should share this.

It has been launched tonight by Phil Mauger who is going to be running for Mayor. To ring fence the South Island temporarily.

If you agree sign if not that's ok. Everyone is entitled to their opinions but not hatred to those who agree or disagree. Dont shoot me the messenger lol.

chng.it...

9 days ago

Mind games

The Team from Resene ColorShop Northwood

This matching pairs memory game painted in Resene colours is great for brain-training, fun to paint and play and would make a fabulous gift.

Find out how to create your own.

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9 days ago

Christchurch Heritage Festival 2021

Christchurch City Council

Heritage Festival is running 9-25 October. Enjoy over 2 weeks of walks, open days, exhibitions, performances and more!

This year’s theme is People and Place – our stories revealed. It is an opportunity to share stories that reflect the relationship of our communities to places here in the … View more
Heritage Festival is running 9-25 October. Enjoy over 2 weeks of walks, open days, exhibitions, performances and more!

This year’s theme is People and Place – our stories revealed. It is an opportunity to share stories that reflect the relationship of our communities to places here in the Ōtautahi-Christchurch District or the wider Canterbury region.

Discover the exciting events happening near you!
Know more

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9 days ago

The Impacts of Climate Change on Insurance costs

Climate Insights

Our homes can be our greatest investment and protecting our homes against climate change has become more important than ever.

Our changing climate poses risks to our natural and built environments. Swiss Re in a global analysis of insurance risk said to “expect climate risks to raise global … View more
Our homes can be our greatest investment and protecting our homes against climate change has become more important than ever.

Our changing climate poses risks to our natural and built environments. Swiss Re in a global analysis of insurance risk said to “expect climate risks to raise global property premiums by 33-41% between 2020 and 2040”. The potential increase was deemed a direct consequence of our changing climate.

Our Climate Insights property report provides easily understood information on change to risks for your current or a future property. The report includes robust and actionable information for residential property owners, tenants and investors to enhance their property’s climate resilience.
Find out more

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9 days ago

HURRY! Have you shared your Local Like?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Get in quick, there's only a few days to go in our Local Likes competition. Nominate your favourite local business by telling your neighbours why they're best in their field and be in the draw to win a $50 voucher to go and spend with them. Get in quick, this ends Sunday!

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Get in quick, there's only a few days to go in our Local Likes competition. Nominate your favourite local business by telling your neighbours why they're best in their field and be in the draw to win a $50 voucher to go and spend with them. Get in quick, this ends Sunday!

Share your business shout-out now.

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9 days ago

Time is running out... only two weeks to go! ⏳

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Join the rest of the motu on October 28 by taking part in our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, ShakeOut. Signing up only takes 2 minutes and when you do, you’ll be entered to win a personal emergency grab bag or civil defence wheelie bin kit from NZ Civil Defence.
ShakeOut takes … View more
Join the rest of the motu on October 28 by taking part in our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, ShakeOut. Signing up only takes 2 minutes and when you do, you’ll be entered to win a personal emergency grab bag or civil defence wheelie bin kit from NZ Civil Defence.
ShakeOut takes place around the world to remind people of the right action to take during an earthquake:

DROP - down on your hands and knees. This protects you from falling but lets you move if you need to.

COVER - your head and neck (or entire body if possible) under a sturdy table or desk (if it is within a few steps of you). If there is no shelter nearby, cover your head and neck with your arms and hands.

HOLD - on to your shelter (or your position to protect your head and neck) until the shaking stops. If the shaking shifts your shelter around, move with it.

Head to www.shakeout.govt.nz... to sign up today and get involved!

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31 days ago

Lawn mowers wanted !! Petrol

Shaun from Burnside

Hello everybody I'm after any of your unwanted petrol powered lawnmowers. Running or not gathering dust taking up space in the shed .will pick up for parts . Save yourself the hassle of a trip to the tip. And Il recycle If you or anyone you know may have something to help me with that would be… View moreHello everybody I'm after any of your unwanted petrol powered lawnmowers. Running or not gathering dust taking up space in the shed .will pick up for parts . Save yourself the hassle of a trip to the tip. And Il recycle If you or anyone you know may have something to help me with that would be much appreciated. 0221049734

10 days ago

Celebrating the heroes who help keep our communities safe

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

When you’re a firefighter out on a call it’s essential to know someone in the brigade has got your back, but it’s also handy knowing someone is supporting you back at the office.

Steve Gee and Jono Turnbull are volunteer firefighters who both work at Connetics (Southern) Ltd in Cromwell, a… View more
When you’re a firefighter out on a call it’s essential to know someone in the brigade has got your back, but it’s also handy knowing someone is supporting you back at the office.

Steve Gee and Jono Turnbull are volunteer firefighters who both work at Connetics (Southern) Ltd in Cromwell, a network contractor that specialises in power installations and maintenance.

While they’re with different brigades - Gee is chief fire officer for Clyde and Turnbull is a recruit for Cromwell - and have very different roles within the business, they say having a co-worker who understands their dual roles is critical.

They’re grateful to work for a company that understands the importance of their role and values their commitment to the community.

Gee and Turnbull are two of the nearly 12,000 Kiwis who volunteer for Fire and Emergency New Zealand and are ready to respond in a crisis.

Their ability to do that depends on workplaces who are willing to be part of the back-up crew.

Stuff’s community newspapers are partnering with Fire and Emergency to recognise the local businesses who support this important work with the Proud Employer mark, which acknowledges the role they play in keeping communities safe by allowing their staff to respond to an incident during working hours.

“The company is very supportive of the community input that Jono has in Cromwell and I have in Clyde,” says Gee.

With his job based in Cromwell, Gee is less likely to be called out during the day, but says volunteering for Fire and Emergency constantly requires juggling responsibilities between his work and home lives. However, he says volunteering is more than worth it.

“People often ask me why I’m involved with Fire and Emergency. It’s because I have a genuine interest and It’s something I can do to give back to the community. There’s also a lot of value in terms of your own personal development. I treat it as a sport, a hobby and a whole lot of other things rolled into one. It keeps me fit, it keeps the brain active, and it keeps me grounded.”

Turnbull volunteered for mountain rescue in the UK and was keen to continuing volunteering in some capacity when he moved to New Zealand. He was thrilled to be accepted as a recruit with the Clyde Brigade.

“It’s a fantastic thing to be involved in,” he says.

10 days ago

The Impacts of Climate Change on Insurance costs

Climate Insights

Our homes can be our greatest investment and protecting our homes against climate change has become more important than ever.

Our changing climate poses risks to our natural and built environments. Swiss Re in a global analysis of insurance risk said to “expect climate risks to raise global … View more
Our homes can be our greatest investment and protecting our homes against climate change has become more important than ever.

Our changing climate poses risks to our natural and built environments. Swiss Re in a global analysis of insurance risk said to “expect climate risks to raise global property premiums by 33-41% between 2020 and 2040”. The potential increase was deemed a direct consequence of our changing climate.

Our Climate Insights property report provides easily understood information on change to risks for your current or a future property. The report includes robust and actionable information for residential property owners, tenants and investors to enhance their property’s climate resilience.
Find out more

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11 days ago

A Tasty Passion Turned Booming Business

The Team from Digital Boost

Knowing your way around a BBQ is one thing, but turning that talent into a business is another skill altogether. Rum & Cue is an award-winning meat rub side-hustle that’s just been taken full-time - here’s their story

Head to Digital Boost today (for free) and before long you, too, could… View more
Knowing your way around a BBQ is one thing, but turning that talent into a business is another skill altogether. Rum & Cue is an award-winning meat rub side-hustle that’s just been taken full-time - here’s their story

Head to Digital Boost today (for free) and before long you, too, could be transforming a weekend passion into the business of your dreams.
Sign up now

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11 days ago

Local Heroes!

Inline Property Management

Do you know a Local Hero in the Canterbury community that deserves to be rewarded? Nominate a local hero and they could be winning $500 cash🦸‍♂️
Nominate them here ➡️ bit.ly...
Keep listening to Hilary and Fitzy on The Breeze Canterbury 94.5FM to see who takes the title of … View more
Do you know a Local Hero in the Canterbury community that deserves to be rewarded? Nominate a local hero and they could be winning $500 cash🦸‍♂️
Nominate them here ➡️ bit.ly...
Keep listening to Hilary and Fitzy on The Breeze Canterbury 94.5FM to see who takes the title of Canterbury's Local Hero!

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11 days ago

Local Heroes!

Ray White Bishopdale

Do you know a Local Hero in the Canterbury community that deserves to be rewarded? Nominate a local hero and they could be winning $500 cash 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️
Nominate them here ➡️ bit.ly...
Keep listening to Hilary and Fitzy on The Breeze Canterbury 94.5FM to see who takes the title … View more
Do you know a Local Hero in the Canterbury community that deserves to be rewarded? Nominate a local hero and they could be winning $500 cash 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️
Nominate them here ➡️ bit.ly...
Keep listening to Hilary and Fitzy on The Breeze Canterbury 94.5FM to see who takes the title of Canterbury's Local Hero!

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11 days ago

YUMMY YUMMY FOR YOUR TUMMY!

Northgate Community Service Trust

Kia Ora Community Dinner happening this Wednesday evening at Big Papa's Kitchen - 95a Sawyers Arms Rd.
Please can you text how many meals you require for your whanau to 028 462 0330 by 3 pm on Wednesday.
Remember to scan / sign in at the door and wear a face mask when entering and exiting.
See… View more
Kia Ora Community Dinner happening this Wednesday evening at Big Papa's Kitchen - 95a Sawyers Arms Rd.
Please can you text how many meals you require for your whanau to 028 462 0330 by 3 pm on Wednesday.
Remember to scan / sign in at the door and wear a face mask when entering and exiting.
See you there!

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15 days ago

Opshop

Karla from Redwood

Just jumping on here to let everyone know that Make Me New Opshop is having a huge jean sale for 1 week starting tomorrow! they are open from 10am till 2pm.

12 days ago

Addictive Eaters Anonymous

The Team from Addictive Eaters Anonymous - Christchurch

The AEA web event is a free monthly online meeting using Zoom video conferencing software. With three 10 minute speakers and member sharing. Participants can join the web event from their phone, desktop, mobile and tablet devices. ALL WELCOME


The purpose of the web events is to carry the message … View more
The AEA web event is a free monthly online meeting using Zoom video conferencing software. With three 10 minute speakers and member sharing. Participants can join the web event from their phone, desktop, mobile and tablet devices. ALL WELCOME


The purpose of the web events is to carry the message to newcomers who live in areas where there are no AEA meetings and to strengthen areas where there are sole AEA members. These events are not designed to replace face-to-face meetings. Rather, we hope that face-to-face meetings will grow and increase as a result of having regular web events.

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