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39 days ago

Trimming work

Edward from Bryndwr

I am looking for someone to come and trim, ideally shape these two big conifers out the front of my property. Roughly around 7 meters high. Keen to get a couple of quotes and to get it done. You will need to have your own tools to be able to reach the top. Please get in touch if this is something that might interest you.

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1 hour ago

Plant sale

Julie from Bryndwr

St Aidan's annual plant sale will be held on Saturday, 30 Oct 2021 from 9-11am at 124 Aorangi Rd, Bryndwr (close to Brookside Tce). Hostas, annuals, flowering plants, vege plants and more to choose from. Cash only and please bring your own bag/box. See you there.

1 day ago

Billions of litres continue to be lost from leaky Christchurch water pipes

The Team Reporter from The Press

Picture your bathtub filled with water. Now picture it in the world’s largest warehouse next to another 82 million water-filled bathtubs.
That is how much water is estimated to have leaked out of Christchurch’s drinking water pipes in the last financial year.

In 2020-21 the city, excluding Banks Peninsula, collectively used 57.1 billion litres of water. From this, the council estimates about 13.1b, or 23 per cent, was lost to leakage.

Pipe renewals have been postponed in recent years due to post-quake work and wellhead repairs in a bid to remove chlorine, the council said.

The new water loss data comes as the Government tries to push on with controversial water infrastructure reforms – which, if they go ahead, would take control of the pipes, reservoirs and other infrastructure away from councils and give it to large independent regional entities.

The council’s water boss, Helen Beaumont, said the council was hitting a point now where different pipe materials, installed at different times, were reaching the end of their usable life. A significant number of pipes would require renewal over a short period, she said.

Read the full story here.

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2 days ago

''ODD JOB MAN''

Nigel from Burnside

Hi to all my Neighbors ....
Some may know I'm heading over seas soon...
Pleased to report Andrew Thomson is going to take over the ''ODD JOB MAN''...He's from a building trade back ground and I'm sure he will be able to help with your Jobs.. same Ph 021 0825 0819...and 021 1730 321..
Take care everyone...
Nigel