70 days ago

Sum up the September 4 Canterbury quake anniversary in a single word

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

What word do you associate most with the September 4 earthquake in Canterbury?

As part of Stuff's upcoming coverage of the 10th anniversary of the quake, we want to hear your memories of the day life changed dramatically for so many.

We're collecting your submissions to create a word cloud to be published on the 10th anniversary.

It may be a word that describes how your life or your community has changed, or one that takes you back to that very moment the earth shook on the morning of September 4, 2010.

To share the word you believe best sums up the 10 years since the quake, click here or email stuffnation@stuff.co.nz

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6 hours 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 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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3 hours ago

House or section wanted to buy

Danny from Christchurch Central

I am looking to buy a house (or section) for our family (two kids aged 3 and 8). Section size ideally 600sqm+ and within 5km of Christchurch CBD. No real estate agent call please. Feel free to message me via Neighbourly or 027 5055 637. Thanks, Danny

4 hours ago

Happy Fri-YAY Neighbourhood Supporters! ๐Ÿฅณ

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. ๐Ÿ’–

If you're getting behind the wheel:

๐ŸŒง Drive to conditions

โ†”๏ธ Keep a safe following distance

๐Ÿ˜‡ Be patient with other drivers

โ˜•๏ธ Take regular breaks to stay alert

โŒš๏ธ Allow plenty of time

๐Ÿ‘‰ Use that indicator!


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