81 days ago

Closing this page...

Karen Watson from Northgate Community Service Trust

We will be closing this Neighbourly page on the 10th July (one week away!) but never fear! You can follow our new Northgate Community Services Trust Neighbourly page by clicking on the attached link (www.neighbourly.co.nz...) and hitting "Follow". We look forward to sharing all our upcoming events and activities with you!


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4 days ago

Poll: What should the collective noun be for people from Christchurch?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Australia has its Sydneysiders, Melburnians and Brisbanians, while New Zealand has Aucklanders, Wellingtonians and Dunedinites.

But where does that leave Christchurch?

There is no collective term for residents of the Garden City and although Cantabrian is commonly used, it could equally apply to people living in Waimate or Omarama – more than 200 kilometres away.

Read more: www.stuff.co.nz...

What should the collective noun be for people from Christchurch?
  • 28.7% Christchurchians
    28.7% Complete
  • 7.6% Christchurchites
    7.6% Complete
  • 36.8% Christchurchers
    36.8% Complete
  • 6.3% Christies
    6.3% Complete
  • 20.6% Something else (share your idea in the comments)
    20.6% Complete
223 votes
22 hours ago

Kiwi kids are less fit and weigh more

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A study of 500 15-year-olds across two generations found Kiwi kids today are less fit and weigh between 8kg and 13kg more than their parents did.
What do you think is the cause of this - screen time, less exercise, poor diet, or something else?


5 days ago

'Let it go', global thinker tells Christchurch

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Christchurch needs to "let go" of the quakes and give visitors something to do after 6pm, says Christchurch's first 'thinker in residence'.

Do you agree? (Click the link below for the full interview).