Harewood, Christchurch

1 hour ago

Who have you nominated for Gardener of the Year?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Don't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, … View moreDon't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, Tui and Escea! More information about the competition and how to nominate in the link below. Meanwhile, here's a video fo 2015 winner Helen Coker talking about her experience in the competition.

stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/garden/113580304/nominate-the-2019-gardener-of-the-year

1 hour ago

Who have you nominated for Gardener of the Year?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Don't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, … View moreDon't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, Tui and Escea! More information about the competition and how to nominate in the link below. Meanwhile, here's a video fo 2015 winner Helen Coker talking about her experience in the competition.

stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/garden/113580304/nominate-the-2019-gardener-of-the-year

7 days ago

NZ Competing in Jet Boat Racing in Canada this week 5 NZ participants

Kay from Papanui

Exciting to watch if your interested in this motor sport which I am. My nephew Nigel Cromie with navigator Bruce Alexander in boat 249 is racing, after first day 2nd place by 15 seconds. Racing in unlimited class 150mph+ takes nerves of steel, practice, and experience. 5 NZ boats competing… View moreExciting to watch if your interested in this motor sport which I am. My nephew Nigel Cromie with navigator Bruce Alexander in boat 249 is racing, after first day 2nd place by 15 seconds. Racing in unlimited class 150mph+ takes nerves of steel, practice, and experience. 5 NZ boats competing in various locations in Canada. It takes a huge team effort to make all this possible. They have a Facebook page 2019 World Jet Boat Marathon updated daily with awesome videos. Instagram to follow them is Bruce_m_alexander or nzjbbra_official on Instagram . Bruce and Nigel have funny videos to watch well worth a 😆 laugh on a winter Christchurch day.

8 hours ago

Wattie's Cans for Good

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

Our can collection initiative 'Cans for Good' with Wattie's is back for 2019 and we'd love you to get involved! The campaign will run for two weeks between Monday 5th and Friday 16th August and registration is open to all schools from kindergarten to high schools.

*What is … View more
Our can collection initiative 'Cans for Good' with Wattie's is back for 2019 and we'd love you to get involved! The campaign will run for two weeks between Monday 5th and Friday 16th August and registration is open to all schools from kindergarten to high schools.

*What is Cans for Good?*
Cans for Good is an exciting national education and can collection campaign. Last year, Cans for Good was a huge success - more than 240 schools took part, collecting more than 70,000 cans to fill Salvation Army foodbanks.
The campaign brings together a charitable can collection drive and creative competition. It's supported by a set of teacher resources designed to engage children in fun, team-based learning experiences. The resources are available to download for free when you register online.

*Prizes*
As well as doing good in your community, having fun and learning, your school can also win some great prizes! Along with a competition for the best can creation, we have introduced a fun new campaign where your students can show or tell us how they think Wattie’s Spaghetti is made. We'll pick the most creative entry from each category: Kindergarten, Primary/Intermediate and Secondary School. The overall winner will receive a Wattie’s lunch shout for their school!

*Register today!*
Since the Watties partnership began in 1994, more than 1.4 million cans have been donated and this year through the support of New Zealand schools participating in Cans for Good we hope to achieve our target of 1.5 million cans!
Cans from each school will be given to the local Salvation Army or community foodbanks. These will help refill the shelves after the high winter demand period and enable schools around New Zealand to make a real difference to those in need in their community. To take part, register online by 31st July.

watties.co.nz/What-s-New/News-New-Products/Wattie-s-Cans-for-Good-2019

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8 days ago

Earthquake donations earmarked for Christchurch cenotaph removal

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

The controversial relocation of Christchurch's Citizens' War Memorial has received financial backing for a proposed move to Cranmer Square.

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust (CEAT), set up to administer post-earthquake donations, has confirmed it will "support" the … View more
The controversial relocation of Christchurch's Citizens' War Memorial has received financial backing for a proposed move to Cranmer Square.

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust (CEAT), set up to administer post-earthquake donations, has confirmed it will "support" the removal of the 82-year-old cenotaph, which has stood alongside Christ Church Cathedral since 1937, if resource consent is approved.

Moving the 300-tonne cenotaph is estimated to cost up to $1.5 million, but CEAT secretary Neil Cooper would not say how much the trust would cover "as we've not made this figure public yet".

stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/the-rebuild/114160742/earthquake-donations-earmarked-for-christchurch-cenotaph-removal

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3 days ago

Aerial image shows the aftermath of the Christchurch explosion

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

An aerial image shows the extent of the damage after a huge explosion in Christchurch.
📷: John Kirk-Anderson/ Stuff

To read more, click here.

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13 hours ago

JAPAN - The Land of the Rising Sun

Jan Tedesco from NW WEA - a branch of CWEA

Come along to Chapel Street Church Hall, on the corner of Harewood Road and Chapel Street, Papanui this Friday 26th July, to listen to Kazuko Iwai's talk 'JAPAN - The Land of the Rising Sun'.
Everyone is welcome - just sign in at the door with your name and phone number, pay $4 and … View more
Come along to Chapel Street Church Hall, on the corner of Harewood Road and Chapel Street, Papanui this Friday 26th July, to listen to Kazuko Iwai's talk 'JAPAN - The Land of the Rising Sun'.
Everyone is welcome - just sign in at the door with your name and phone number, pay $4 and enjoy.

3 days ago

Bishopdale Shopping Parking too narrow

Kay from Papanui

Do you find the Shopping Centre at Bishopdale parking lines too narrow. Have come back to my car, can’t get in the drivers seat Next car has parked too close. Had to get in the passengers seat and manoeuvre myself across the gear stick, not very lady like. Again today asked the person … View moreDo you find the Shopping Centre at Bishopdale parking lines too narrow. Have come back to my car, can’t get in the drivers seat Next car has parked too close. Had to get in the passengers seat and manoeuvre myself across the gear stick, not very lady like. Again today asked the person parked to move across, I am average size the lines just seem narrow. Can get also get dinged in the doors when it’s so narrow. The designers need to think about the customers using these carpark areas before trying to just get the maximum amounts of cars into the smallest space. What have you found? The new Mitre 10 no problem seems much wider.

1 day ago

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The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

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3 days ago

Dear Neighbourly

Matthew from Gardenfresh Greengrocer Bishopdale

Time to shed a tear,
Back to school is here!!!
🥦Broccoli 99c each.
🌴🦖Cavolo Nero $1.99 bag
🥕Southland Parsnip$1.99a kg bag
🥑Avocados 69c or 5 for $3
🍌Bananas 99c kg
🍎Red Pear are a natural cross between European and Asian pears, giving the fruit a crisp, juicy texture (similar … View more
Time to shed a tear,
Back to school is here!!!
🥦Broccoli 99c each.
🌴🦖Cavolo Nero $1.99 bag
🥕Southland Parsnip$1.99a kg bag
🥑Avocados 69c or 5 for $3
🍌Bananas 99c kg
🍎Red Pear are a natural cross between European and Asian pears, giving the fruit a crisp, juicy texture (similar to a Nashi) and a sweet, fresh flavour. Try them at our bishopdale store! Yum!
Lot more deals in store at 2a Leacroft Street.. See you soon..

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2 days ago

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2 days ago

Quiz lovers alert! Please support Literacy Christchurch!

Vanessa from Bishopdale

Please support our first ever Quiz Night Fundraiser to raise money so that we can provide more Learner Licence courses for our students.

We've been having great success with these courses and we'd love to provide more for adult learners in Christchurch.

Just $15 per person, six … View more
Please support our first ever Quiz Night Fundraiser to raise money so that we can provide more Learner Licence courses for our students.

We've been having great success with these courses and we'd love to provide more for adult learners in Christchurch.

Just $15 per person, six people per team (we can help you make a team up if you would prefer) - bring along a few coins as well to help your team's score and to be in the draw for a raffle prize.

We'd love to see you and your team-mates there! (Email us at jenniferalisonleahy@gmail.com or contact us to secure your place) www.facebook.com...

Find out more about our not-for-profit organisation www.aras.org.nz...

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3 days ago

Bolivia Card Game

Chris from Papanui

would love a game of this card game .Does anyone know of a club in Christchurch.
Similar to canasta but you need to achieve a samba and Bolivia as well.

3 days ago

explosion in Northwood- community welfare update

Aaron Campbell from Aaron Campbell - Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Board

If residents of Northwood want a place to check in a register with Police for updates, please go to the Styx Mill Country Club.
I have been on site for the past few hours with 50+ residents coming by who have all been affected.
I am especially concerned about the socially isolated and the … View more
If residents of Northwood want a place to check in a register with Police for updates, please go to the Styx Mill Country Club.
I have been on site for the past few hours with 50+ residents coming by who have all been affected.
I am especially concerned about the socially isolated and the physically less abled in the community.

If you have animals directly affected by the incident please call council on 03 941 8999, the Animal Mgmt Unit will do their best to care for dogs, the SPCA have offered assistance with all other animals.

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3 days ago

White canvas shoes

Alison from Papanui

Brand new size 9. Never been worn. Very dressy

Price: $15

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3 days ago

explosion in Northwood

Aaron Campbell from Aaron Campbell - Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Board

I understand an explosion has taken place in Northwood. Emergency services have responded and have blocked off the scene.
Please give them the space to operate in and not to go to the area if at all possible.
Please check on your friends, family and relatives in the area to ensure they are safe

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