Huntsbury, Christchurch

7 hours ago

Have you seen this amazing garden?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

They had a vision for their property, but they also had three floods in 20 years. That didn't stop them pursuing the garden of their dreams though.

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1 day ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjEfpRAt0MA

Glen from Huntsbury

Chinese Rocket Falls to Earth

7 hours ago

Log splitting!

Alan from Beckenham

Does anybody need logs or tree rounds split for their log burner? I have a contact with a transportable log splitter who lives out of town. He will come in if I can add to the amount that I have. Bring yours over on the day, make a small contribution to his fee and head home job done!

6 days ago

Do you remember the big snow of 1992?

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hey Cantabs,

It was quickly dubbed “the big snow” and was the heaviest snowfall in three decades.

“Christchurch teetered on the brink of disaster yesterday as the worst snowstorm in 30 years first paralysed the city, then caused widespread flooding,” The Press reported on August 29, 1992.… View more
Hey Cantabs,

It was quickly dubbed “the big snow” and was the heaviest snowfall in three decades.

“Christchurch teetered on the brink of disaster yesterday as the worst snowstorm in 30 years first paralysed the city, then caused widespread flooding,” The Press reported on August 29, 1992.

Do you remember the big snow?

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4 days ago

Throwback Thursday: March past

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

World War II dominated the 1940s. "Our boys" marched through Christchurch before
departing to fight the foe. They were joined by many women who had enlisted in the armed forces to serve in support roles. Here, some of the 549 members of the Women's Service Auxiliary march in a … View more
World War II dominated the 1940s. "Our boys" marched through Christchurch before
departing to fight the foe. They were joined by many women who had enlisted in the armed forces to serve in support roles. Here, some of the 549 members of the Women's Service Auxiliary march in a street parade. It is April, 1941. Germany has inflicted a series of defeats
on Allied forces in Europe and Japan is preparing for war in the Pacific. Such parades
boosted patriotism, which helped the military recruitment drive and the raising of money for
the war effort through bonds schemes.

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17 hours ago

Your Big Mac, ordered from here.

McDonald's

New Zealand’s lush green pastures and temperate climate means our country produces some of the world’s best beef.

New Zealand is one of McDonald’s top ten beef-producing markets and it’s such a hit with the rest of the world that a significant percentage of NZ’s beef exports are to … View more
New Zealand’s lush green pastures and temperate climate means our country produces some of the world’s best beef.

New Zealand is one of McDonald’s top ten beef-producing markets and it’s such a hit with the rest of the world that a significant percentage of NZ’s beef exports are to international McDonald’s markets.

We partner with many Kiwi farmers who produce our beef, including Whangara Farms which was the first beef farm outside of Europe to be invited to the McDonald’s Flagship Farmers programme.

ANZCO Foods, based in the small Taranaki town of Waitara, are responsible for making our 100% beef patties. About 90% of the staff at the Waitara plant are locals and they manage to produce around half a million patties each day.

Our quality beef cuts are minced and that’s it. No additives or fillers, just mince that is formed in patties, before they’re flash-frozen and sent to restaurants.
Learn more

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21 hours ago

Fish sculptures

Julie from Opawa - Saint Martins

Stunning sculptures of a variety of fish. Ready to hang, beautiful pieces for your home. Excellent condition, as new, to be sold as one lot. We are sadly relocating to a much smaller place and wish them to go to a good home.
White Wooden fish 350 x 100 mm. Blue cod Metal 500 x 200 mm. Silver … View more
Stunning sculptures of a variety of fish. Ready to hang, beautiful pieces for your home. Excellent condition, as new, to be sold as one lot. We are sadly relocating to a much smaller place and wish them to go to a good home.
White Wooden fish 350 x 100 mm. Blue cod Metal 500 x 200 mm. Silver fishes Metal 600 x 300 mm. Flamboyant Metal fish 500 x 300 mm. Angel fishes Metal 750 x 250 mm.

Price: $120

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15 days ago

CASH Paid for Old Sports Programmes and Sports Memorabilia..

Michael from Mount Pleasant - Redcliffs

Wanted.. Old Sports Programmes.. I am a private collector of Sporting Memorabilia and I am looking for any old sport memorabilia as well as match day programmes from Rugby Matches, Soccer, Speedway, Motor Racing, League, Football, Melbourne Cup or similar.. Also old Enamel and Tin Badges and … View moreWanted.. Old Sports Programmes.. I am a private collector of Sporting Memorabilia and I am looking for any old sport memorabilia as well as match day programmes from Rugby Matches, Soccer, Speedway, Motor Racing, League, Football, Melbourne Cup or similar.. Also old Enamel and Tin Badges and interesting memorabilia.. Please private message me or contact via email mjbraithwaite@xtra.co.nz

1 day ago

Mother's Day

NumberWorks'nWords Cashmere

Thank you to all our amazing mums from the team at NumberWorks'nWords.

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1 day ago

Join us for an inspiring evening of wallpaper!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Ashburton

Learn about the latest wallpaper trends, how to choose the right wallpaper to suit your home and handy tips and tricks. In association with Aspiring Walls and Mason Handcrafted wallpaper.

On Tuesday 18 May 5.30pm – 7pm at Resene ColorShop, 234-236 Lichfield Street, Central Christchurch
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Learn about the latest wallpaper trends, how to choose the right wallpaper to suit your home and handy tips and tricks. In association with Aspiring Walls and Mason Handcrafted wallpaper.

On Tuesday 18 May 5.30pm – 7pm at Resene ColorShop, 234-236 Lichfield Street, Central Christchurch
OR
On Thursday 20 May 5.30pm – 7pm at Resene ColorShop, Unit 9, 4 Troup Drive, Tower Junction

FREE to attend.

Reserve your place for Tuesday 18 May today by emailing lichfieldst.colorshop@resene.co.nz with your name and phone number.

Reserve your place for Thursday 20 May today by emailing towerjunction.colorshop@resene.co.nz with your name and phone number.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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2 days ago

Youth Week

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Canterbury

Happy Youth week Aotearoa 💚

Youth Week celebrates young people's valuable contributions to their communities. Our vision is make Aotearoa the best place in the world to be young!

Find out more about what we do!

#dinglefoundation #youthweek #aotearoa #empoweringyouth #empoweringrangtahi … View more
Happy Youth week Aotearoa 💚

Youth Week celebrates young people's valuable contributions to their communities. Our vision is make Aotearoa the best place in the world to be young!

Find out more about what we do!

#dinglefoundation #youthweek #aotearoa #empoweringyouth #empoweringrangtahi #stars #careernavigator #projectk #overcomingobstacles

3 days ago

Charity's new kitchen creates opportunities for Christchurch's vulnerable

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Happy Friday neighbours,

If you can’t handle the heat, get a new kitchen.

The Christchurch City Mission’s social enterprise, Thrive Catering, is relieved to have moved to a new state-of-the-art commercial kitchen as it continues to provide cooking classes and other essential lessons to … View more
Happy Friday neighbours,

If you can’t handle the heat, get a new kitchen.

The Christchurch City Mission’s social enterprise, Thrive Catering, is relieved to have moved to a new state-of-the-art commercial kitchen as it continues to provide cooking classes and other essential lessons to Christchurch’s most vulnerable.

Thrive offers work experience courses for City Mission clients who are trying to get back on their feet. They are given valuable cooking lessons and other life skills to better their prospects for the future, when the mission no longer provides direct support for them.

The charity's Hereford St base kitchen had become too small, meaning course capacity was limited and many were missing out on learning vital skills.

Read more on this story by clicking the link below.

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7 days ago

Poll: Do you support the Christchurch council confiscating yellow bins from shoddy recyclers?

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

Hundreds of yellow bins have been confiscated from Christchurch properties as the cost of dumping contaminated recycling approaches $2 million.

The city council is continuing to take a hard line on shoddy recycling practices and has removed 664 bins in the past nine months. These … View more
Hi neighbours,

Hundreds of yellow bins have been confiscated from Christchurch properties as the cost of dumping contaminated recycling approaches $2 million.

The city council is continuing to take a hard line on shoddy recycling practices and has removed 664 bins in the past nine months. These residents had previously been warned three times.

Do you support the confiscating of bins from shoddy recyclers?

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Do you support the Christchurch council confiscating yellow bins from shoddy recyclers?
  • 77% Yes
    77% Complete
  • 17.3% No
    17.3% Complete
  • 5.7% I'm undecided
    5.7% Complete
684 votes
5 days ago

Luxury Care Suites now available at The Bellevue

Oceania Healthcare

Located in leafy Papanui, The Bellevue is our newest offering for luxury Care Suite living. Thoughtfully designed to provide Rest Home & Hospital care with all the comforts of home, you can relax knowing that you won’t have to move again, even if your needs increase.

Each Care Suite comes … View more
Located in leafy Papanui, The Bellevue is our newest offering for luxury Care Suite living. Thoughtfully designed to provide Rest Home & Hospital care with all the comforts of home, you can relax knowing that you won’t have to move again, even if your needs increase.

Each Care Suite comes with a spacious living area, ensuite bathroom, and kitchenette, so you can still enjoy a cuppa with family and friends just as you always have. Some Care Suites are large enough for couples, so you can stay together and receive the care you both need.

The Bellevue is now open, so get in touch with our friendly team.
Find out more

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6 days ago

Mother's Day is this weekend

Sunday Star Times

Are you still looking for the perfect Mother's Day treat?

From now until Mother's Day, subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for 6 months and you will receive a free Antipodes skincare gift, valued at $115!

Follow the link, select the 6 month option and use the promo code … View more
Are you still looking for the perfect Mother's Day treat?

From now until Mother's Day, subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for 6 months and you will receive a free Antipodes skincare gift, valued at $115!

Follow the link, select the 6 month option and use the promo code SSTMOTHERSDAY at the checkout to redeem.

Hurry! Offer ends Sunday. T&C's apply.
Subscribe Now

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