Linwood, Christchurch

9 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small … View more
Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.

4 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and … View more
Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

Click here to read our August newsletter: bit.ly...
Or to subscribe to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...

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11 hours ago

Social Media for Business

Jaime Belsar from Dinky Media

So excited to be involved in Better Together - Wedding Fair 2020, brought to you by I Do For You - Weddings 💒

Tickets are free! Join me at this beautiful boutique wedding fair www.eventbrite.co.nz...

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20 hours ago

Jo Seagar presents “Food for Life”

Burlington Village

Alpine View's TRILife Talk guest speaker series presents Jo Seagar: Food for Life.

Internationally acclaimed culinary expert, writer, TV hostess and all round expert on food, Jo Seagar, is talking to Alpine View residents on "Food for Life" and you're invited!

Monday 10th … View more
Alpine View's TRILife Talk guest speaker series presents Jo Seagar: Food for Life.

Internationally acclaimed culinary expert, writer, TV hostess and all round expert on food, Jo Seagar, is talking to Alpine View residents on "Food for Life" and you're invited!

Monday 10th August, 3pm and

Tuesday 11th August, 3pm

Alpine View Clubhouse, 448 Prestons Road, Waitikiri

Following each talk there will be a complimentary drink and canapes, and the opportunity to meet our guest speaker.

A limited number of seats are open to the public. Call (03 383 1333) or email (reception@alpineview.co.nz) today to secure your seat!
Find out more

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20 hours ago

Bowel Cancer – You’re never too young

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer can strike at any age. Each year about 3,000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with the disease and more than 1,200 will die. That’s as many as breast and prostate cancer combined. But it is treatable – and beatable – if detected early enough. Check your symptoms

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4 days ago

Throwback Thursday

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Traffic was heavy in Christchurch during the first week of the school holidays in May 1971.This photograph was taken in Armagh St at 2pm on May 13 when the number of cars was unusual for that time of the day.

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5 days ago

Garage sale 209a Innes Rd, St Albans, Saturday 8th August at 8.30am

Gaylene from St Albans

Moving house in 2 weeks. Garage sale this Saturday 8th August from 8.30- 11.40am at 209a Innes Rd.
No buyers before 8.30am please (but would take $400 for the lot to avoid a garage sale)
Stock includes but not limited too....
- Retro dining chairs and table (old school snd needs love, although … View more
Moving house in 2 weeks. Garage sale this Saturday 8th August from 8.30- 11.40am at 209a Innes Rd.
No buyers before 8.30am please (but would take $400 for the lot to avoid a garage sale)
Stock includes but not limited too....
- Retro dining chairs and table (old school snd needs love, although Formica top was replaced 20yrs ago before I purchased)
- leather 2 & 3 seater couches (well loved/used for 18yrs)
- retro wave shaped table
- repainted vanity dresser with mirror
- bmx (excellent bike)
- kids camping stretchers, excellent condition in travel bag I had made
- lots of kids clothing, mainly tween and teen, many designer brands and barely worn or brand new
- fold out sofa
- single mattresses
- General Electric lamp shades

And other stuff too

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1 day ago

Lampshade - ceiling (Stain Glass)

Brenda from South New Brighton

Stain glass lampshade - comes with electric ceiling mount fitting (fitting cost over $50).

Dimensions:
Width at top x 20cm
Height approx 30cm
Full width x 39cm

Pickup Southshore or may drop off for a small cost, depending on distance.

Please contact Brenda on 0211805893

Price: $120

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1 day ago

Dishwasher - Bellini Brand (Bunnings sell these)

Brenda from South New Brighton

Near new dishwasher, excellent condition, unsure of age as in house when I brought it 6 months ago, not wanted.
Dimensions:
60cm deep x 45cm wide x 82.5cm height
Pick up in Southshore, or could negotiate dropping off for a small price, depending on distance.
Comes with installation and … View more
Near new dishwasher, excellent condition, unsure of age as in house when I brought it 6 months ago, not wanted.
Dimensions:
60cm deep x 45cm wide x 82.5cm height
Pick up in Southshore, or could negotiate dropping off for a small price, depending on distance.
Comes with installation and operating instructions booklet.
Colour - white
$600 new
Please contact Brenda on 0211805893

Price: $275

1 day ago

Addictive Eaters Anonymous

The Team from Addictive Eaters Anonymous - Christchurch

Monthly AEA Worldwide Web events are held on the third Saturday (Greenwich Mean Time) of each month.
For August it is 8.00 am on Sunday 16th (NZ time).
For newcomers interested in receiving a Zoom invitation for the event, please email aeawebevent@gmail.com.

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10 days ago

breaching isolation

Mary from Woolston

I can't understand why these idiots that come back to NZ can't do a simple thing like stay in their isolation for two weeks!! we all did it for for weeks.
and now they are all jumping up and down as they don't want to help pay, but in their eyes it's ok to put the rest of NZ … View more
I can't understand why these idiots that come back to NZ can't do a simple thing like stay in their isolation for two weeks!! we all did it for for weeks.
and now they are all jumping up and down as they don't want to help pay, but in their eyes it's ok to put the rest of NZ at risk. Sorry not good enough maybe they should stay where they are till the virus is over. as we can no longer support them.

2 days ago

The proposed amendment to RTA was passed yesterday.

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

The proposed amendment to tenancy legislation was passed yesterday 5th August. 

We are still investigating what this will mean for future rent increases and tenancy terms, and will keep you updated.

Have a good weekend!

2 days ago

Do you know what to plant in the garden right now?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

This week’s issue we say there should be a parsley plant near every kitchen door. It’s time to harvest sprouting broccoli, compile your spring seed list, sow Florence fennel, choose tomatoes wisely and check germinating seedlings every day.

Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow… View more
This week’s issue we say there should be a parsley plant near every kitchen door. It’s time to harvest sprouting broccoli, compile your spring seed list, sow Florence fennel, choose tomatoes wisely and check germinating seedlings every day.

Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow and make a feeding station for native birds. Plus go in the draw for strawberry packs from Tui and copies of NZ Gardener’s August issue.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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3 days ago

Volunteers needed for our Hornby branch

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

If you are looking for a new challenge, to meet new interesting people and help out your community than we may be the place for you.
We need volunteers for our West Branch - our volunteers help the community by listening , giving advice and connecting people with other services and organisations .… View more
If you are looking for a new challenge, to meet new interesting people and help out your community than we may be the place for you.
We need volunteers for our West Branch - our volunteers help the community by listening , giving advice and connecting people with other services and organisations . If you would like to know more than email manager.cabchch@gmail.com.

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