582 days ago

Are you looking for a small, child-centered preschool?

Carla Beckingsale from Parent Portal

Elmwood Preschool (in Strowan, Christchurch) is a place where children are allowed to be children; they can take risks, have fun, embrace challenges and have the freedom to express their thoughts and emotions.
Find out more here: parentportal.co.nz...

parentportal.co.nz/childcare/elmwood-preschool-ltd/

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5 days ago

Kiwi kids are less fit and weigh more

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A study of 500 15-year-olds across two generations found Kiwi kids today are less fit and weigh between 8kg and 13kg more than their parents did.
What do you think is the cause of this - screen time, less exercise, poor diet, or something else?

stuff.co.nz/national/107220570/kiwi-adolescents-weigh-more-and-are-less-fit-than-their-parents-were-study-finds

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8 days ago

Poll: What should the collective noun be for people from Christchurch?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Australia has its Sydneysiders, Melburnians and Brisbanians, while New Zealand has Aucklanders, Wellingtonians and Dunedinites.

But where does that leave Christchurch?

There is no collective term for residents of the Garden City and although Cantabrian is commonly used, it could equally apply to people living in Waimate or Omarama – more than 200 kilometres away.

Read more: www.stuff.co.nz...

What should the collective noun be for people from Christchurch?
  • 28.6% Christchurchians
    28.6% Complete
  • 7.5% Christchurchites
    7.5% Complete
  • 37.1% Christchurchers
    37.1% Complete
  • 5.3% Christies
    5.3% Complete
  • 21.4% Something else (share your idea in the comments)
    21.4% Complete
318 votes
6 hours ago

Resene Colour your Community is back!! *WIN*

Resene

For a second year, Neighbourly and Resene are challenging you to Colour your Community! This is a chance to make a positive difference in your neighbourhood by transforming an area that needs a little love. There's six prizes of up to $1000 worth of Resene paints, wood stains and accessories up for grabs!

Whether it's a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or a local playground paint job, Colour Your Community lets you paint the town red (or green or blue). Apply now on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project.
Enter now

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