44 days ago

New Zealanders are locking down their cats, for good

The Team Reporter from The Press

New Zealand is a nation of cat lovers, and increasingly – at least anecdotally – we’re keeping them inside.

Owners say welfare and conservation concerns are the main drivers; experts are cautious not to say too much, and cats are silent on the issue thus far.

What's worse — keeping a cat indoors 24/7, or letting it roam free where it will hunt birds, and possibly be injured?

Read the full story here and share your thoughts in the comments below.

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3 hours ago

Heading to the bach this summer?

Climate Insights

Summer is nearly here and for many folks it is time to head to the beach. Whether you have your own batch or rent one it can be interesting to know about sea level rise, risk posed by storms, and of course tsunami.

With the Climate Insights property report you can get information on all three ocean-related events. With easy to read graphs and insights for reducing your family's and a property's risk it is an essential part of your coastal awareness toolkit.
Download your Property Climate Report

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4 days ago

Tell us your Canterbury favourites

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

As part of a summer series, we are planning on running some top 10 lists for the best foods/places/activities in Christchurch/Canterbury.

Examples could be best summer foods in the region (ice cream, fruit etc), best wineries to visit, activities to try (adventure park, swim spots etc) or anything else that you enjoy to do in our backyard.

Please leave submissions of your favourite summer foods/places/activities and where to find them below in the comments, or by emailing reporters@press.co.nz

3 days ago

Dear Neighbourly

Matthew from Gardenfresh Greengrocer Bishopdale

Weekends are here and deals are getting better at 2 Leacroft Street Bishopdale!

Large Broccoli 99c each!
🥦🥦🥦
Nz Mandarines 99c kg!
🍊🍊🍊
Lebanese Cucumber 55c!!
🥒🥒🥒
Kamo kamo 99c each
😋😋😋
Onion 1.5kg @$1.99
🧅🧅🧅
Strawberry 3 Punnets
For $5 yum! 🍓🍓🍓

Lots more deals in store so pop on in and see the friendly team at Leacroft St where fresh produce tastes best!

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