Mairehau, Christchurch

21 minutes

How to deal with neighbourhood disputes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because … View more
Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because being better neighbours can only have a positive impact on the quality of our communities, and who wouldn't want that :)

3 days ago

Poll: Christchurch mayoral race

Kamala Hayman Reporter from The Press

If the election was today, which Christchurch mayoral candidate would you vote for?

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Christchurch mayoral race
  • 2.2% Blair Anderson
    2.2% Complete
  • 1.4% J T Anderson
    1.4% Complete
  • 31.4% Lianne Dalziel
    31.4% Complete
  • 0.7% Jim Glass
    0.7% Complete
  • 2.9% Tubby Hansen
    2.9% Complete
  • 1.1% Robin McCarthy
    1.1% Complete
  • 0.4% Stephen McPaike
    0.4% Complete
  • 15.5% John Minto
    15.5% Complete
  • 40.1% Darryll Park
    40.1% Complete
  • 0.4% Sam Park
    0.4% Complete
  • 1.1% Adrian Schonborn
    1.1% Complete
  • 1.8% Peter Wakeman
    1.8% Complete
  • 1.1% Aaron White
    1.1% Complete
277 votes
15 hours ago

CHEAP WILLS FOR PENSIONERS!!

Margaret from St Albans

Hello, neighbours

Does anybody know of someone who made their own will, and died without there being any problems with their estate.??
Elderly widow with no assets except
meagre household contents in a charity flat, and only income from National Superannuation, cannot afford $500 to make a will, … View more
Hello, neighbours

Does anybody know of someone who made their own will, and died without there being any problems with their estate.??
Elderly widow with no assets except
meagre household contents in a charity flat, and only income from National Superannuation, cannot afford $500 to make a will, let alone EPOAs. Her husband's funeral cost $12,500, and the lawyer charged the same for estate administration!
Any advice would be greatly appreciated to ease her anxiety. There must be many other people out there with yhe same worries. Please help with information. Thank you.

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31 minutes ago

WEDNESDAY HOUSIE 7.15 PM.

Derek and Maureen from Redwood

PAPANUI LEAGUE ROOMS
SAYERS ARMS ROAD
7.15 Start.

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2 hours ago

colour print of scene in Brugge (Belgium )

Chris from Papanui

Brand new, unframed, phone to view or buy. 0275493828 $18,00 ono

Price: $18

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2 hours ago

jointers

Chris from Papanui

pvc jointers, 4.75 grove for hardiflex or similar at 2.400 long 2 in total . phone 0275493828 to buy or view.
$7.00 each

Negotiable

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12 hours ago

Treat yourself by treating Dad - Win*

Reporter Sunday Star Times

Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year … View more
Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year subscription and you’ll go in the draw to WIN* a brand new 65” Sony Bravia OLED TV, worth $7,499.

Ts&Cs apply.
Buy now

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21 hours ago

Elusion Electrical Spring Countdown

Patrick Koot from Elusion Electrical Ltd

13 days until spring yahoo.

The team at Elusion are looking forward to longer days, warmer weather and more evening to walk the dogs. Spring is also a great time for a bit of home maintenance -checking gutters, roof tiles, and chimneys after all the winter rain and storms, getting the CRC out … View more
13 days until spring yahoo.

The team at Elusion are looking forward to longer days, warmer weather and more evening to walk the dogs. Spring is also a great time for a bit of home maintenance -checking gutters, roof tiles, and chimneys after all the winter rain and storms, getting the CRC out and getting rid of the squeaking door hinges that have bugged you for ages, checking smoke detectors and of course the great spring clean.

Elusion recommends you also check all electrical cords and appliances for signs of wear, tear or over heating. If in doubt throw it out , or get it professionally tested. You can never be too careful. We recently noticed heat marks up our wall from one of our panel heaters so it is currently unplugged waiting for a time when Patrick isn't too busy on other jobs for an upgrade.

If you are renting remember if you have any concerns you can request your landlord to organise an Electrical Safety Test. Happy countdown everyone

4 days ago

Half the Environment Canterbury council is standing again

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

It will be the first fully democratic Environment Canterbury (ECan) election for 12 years but only one councillor sacked by the National government in 2010 is keen to stand again.

Nominations for candidates for the seven regional constituencies closed on Friday yesterday at midday, with 39 … View more
It will be the first fully democratic Environment Canterbury (ECan) election for 12 years but only one councillor sacked by the National government in 2010 is keen to stand again.

Nominations for candidates for the seven regional constituencies closed on Friday yesterday at midday, with 39 received for the 14 positions at the council table.

Six of the 12 current councillors are standing again, but Rik Tindall is the only member of the regional council dismissed more than nine years ago willing to have another go.

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1 day ago

MetService severe weather updates

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued severe weather updates for the following:

Heavy Rain Warning:
The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Fiordland north of Breaksea Sound
More info

Heavy Rain Watch:
Ranges of Westland north of Otira, and the Canterbury headwaters north of Arthurs Pass
The Canterbury … View more
MetService has issued severe weather updates for the following:

Heavy Rain Warning:
The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Fiordland north of Breaksea Sound
More info

Heavy Rain Watch:
Ranges of Westland north of Otira, and the Canterbury headwaters north of Arthurs Pass
The Canterbury headwaters, from Arthurs Pass southwards
The Otago headwaters
More info

Strong Wind Watch:
Southern Lakes, Central Otago west of Alexandra, and Southland

Road snowfall warnings:
Lindis Pass (SH8)
Crown Range Road
Milford Road (SH94)
More info

An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Monday 19 Aug 2019.

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1 day ago

CAN YOU SPOT OUR MTF FINANCE NORTHLANDS BILLBOARD TRAILER?

Simon from MTF Finance Northlands, Personal and business lending

Hi neighbours, message us the correct location of our current billboard trailer and you will go in the draw to win a MTF Finance Northlands promotion pack - it's that simple.


*winner will be drawn on the 2 Sept 2019

1 day ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.
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Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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1 day ago

Information sought after burglary - Can you help Police?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Police are urging the public to come forward with information after three robbers stormed a Christchurch liquor store on Saturday evening.

Three men entered the store and stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing in a stolen white Mazda Demio. One of the offenders was armed with a hammer.

If … View more
Police are urging the public to come forward with information after three robbers stormed a Christchurch liquor store on Saturday evening.

Three men entered the store and stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing in a stolen white Mazda Demio. One of the offenders was armed with a hammer.

If you can help Police with any information, please call 105 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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1 day ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years.

With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you. Being clear on this is a first step in knowing… View more
The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years.

With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you. Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?

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What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 34.8% Rates
    34.8% Complete
  • 10.3% Housing
    10.3% Complete
  • 14.2% Roads
    14.2% Complete
  • 3.2% Public transport
    3.2% Complete
  • 9.9% Water
    9.9% Complete
  • 4.5% Waste
    4.5% Complete
  • 8.5% Climate + environment
    8.5% Complete
  • 10% Infrastructure
    10% Complete
  • 4.7% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    4.7% Complete
974 votes
1 day ago

Watch Premier League on Spark Sport

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1 day ago

Support a Kiwi dad this Father's Day

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

Father's Day is just around the corner and for many Kiwi dads, getting a treat isn't an option due to the family's limited disposable income or being a solo dad. You can make Father's Day go further by donating a Father's Bundle to a Kiwi family for only $19.

At this time … View more
Father's Day is just around the corner and for many Kiwi dads, getting a treat isn't an option due to the family's limited disposable income or being a solo dad. You can make Father's Day go further by donating a Father's Bundle to a Kiwi family for only $19.

At this time of year, we want to acknowledge all the dads in New Zealand who work hard to provide for their families - particularly the families who can't make ends meet. So, we created a bundle of goodies that these Kiwi dads will love! The bundle has some chicken, a chunky soup, an apple pie for the family to share, plus a chocolate bar (just for Dad)!

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