Papanui, Christchurch

20 days ago

Say NO to short car trips

EECA

Transport is our beautiful country's biggest carbon emitter. In fact, car trips under two kilometres, like popping to the shops, make up nearly 1/3 of our drives — an average of 12 per household per week.

So we're encouraging Kiwis to consider climate-friendly modes of transportView more
Transport is our beautiful country's biggest carbon emitter. In fact, car trips under two kilometres, like popping to the shops, make up nearly 1/3 of our drives — an average of 12 per household per week.

So we're encouraging Kiwis to consider climate-friendly modes of transport such as biking, scooting and walking when making trips under two kilometres.

That's why we've launched the ShopPack - a New Zealand-first backpack-style reusable shopping bag to let you keep your hands free on the move.
Find out more

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22 days ago

Eyes wanted!!!! Stolen bike in Papanui!!

Stephany from Bishopdale

(Posting on behalf of my husband)

Please be on the lookout for my bike which was stolen yesterday at Northlands Mall.
I brought it with me from another country so you won't find this brand locally.

It is a red "Louis Garneau" roadbike with black handle bars and wheels.

If you … View more
(Posting on behalf of my husband)

Please be on the lookout for my bike which was stolen yesterday at Northlands Mall.
I brought it with me from another country so you won't find this brand locally.

It is a red "Louis Garneau" roadbike with black handle bars and wheels.

If you have any information, please text or call me on 027 333 8537.

I can't offer much in reward but will give $100 to any information that leads to me getting the bike back.

It was a birthday gift from two of my closest friends and it means a lot me.

Thank you kindly,
Ryan

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20 days ago

Scam email supposedly from Neighbourly

Shannay from Bryndwr

Hi neighbours. Be careful of the latest email scam supposedly from Neighbourly on behalf of Cadbury but email addresses are clearly scam addresses

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20 days ago

IT Support

Highbourne IT & Web Solutions Ltd

Highbourne IT & Web Solutions aim is to offer a customised service by implementing technical improvements and educating end users on procedures to maintain a stress free computing environment.

Please view link for more information. www.highbourne.co.nz...

Please contact us if you think we may… View more
Highbourne IT & Web Solutions aim is to offer a customised service by implementing technical improvements and educating end users on procedures to maintain a stress free computing environment.

Please view link for more information. www.highbourne.co.nz...

Please contact us if you think we may be the right fit for your business.

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21 days ago

Lawnmowers wanted

Joe from Burnside

Hi im after any lawnmowers, small motorcycles or scooters going or not any condition, call or text me on 0211300586 or personal message me, thanks Joe.

Negotiable

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22 days ago

Recommend Roofer company

Gary from Burnside

Hi, could anyone to help to recommend a roofer, good quality of work , reliable and reasonable charge. Many thanks!

21 days ago

Poll: Prospa Local Business Hero - who gets your vote?

Prospa

Small businesses need our support. We are proud to be celebrating our 10 regional 2021 Prospa Local Business Heroes for their commitment to their communities. 

They now need your help! We are now looking for the New Zealand Prospa Local Business Hero - our overall winner, as voted by … View more
Small businesses need our support. We are proud to be celebrating our 10 regional 2021 Prospa Local Business Heroes for their commitment to their communities. 

They now need your help! We are now looking for the New Zealand Prospa Local Business Hero - our overall winner, as voted by Neighbourly members around the country!

This lucky business will walk away with $10,000 worth of prizes!

Please take a couple of minutes to read the nominations below - then vote for the business you'd like to see named 2021 Prospa Local Business Hero.
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NORTHLAND: Wayne and Kate - Engraving Systems
"Wayne and Kate have been trying to support all the local sports clubs and businesses with great service and going that extra mile to help. They really have brought some life back into the community and should be acknowledged and rewarded for all the hard work."

AUCKLAND: Lynnae Palu - F45 Training Takapuna
"With no ability to trade in Level 3 or above, they still keep their members engaged and motivated with online workouts and daily challenges even though memberships are on hold and the gym is closed. They really are more like a family than a gym ❤️."

WAIKATO: Team at Incredible India - Incredible India Restaurant
"Not only do they make the most authentic, delicious Indian food. Their service is thoughtful and kind. We always feel appreciated for using their establishment, either by the warm greeting we get, the offer of a drink if we are waiting for take-out and their cute handwritten messages on the carry bag of dinner. They put the effort into the whole package not just making money."

BAY OF PLENTY: Team at Benny and Brew - Benny and Brew
"Our neighbourhood was missing a great cafe and meeting place. Since Benny and Brew have opened they have given our neighbourhood a massive lift. It's a place where you go for the people and the food and drink are delicious which is icing on the cake. For a bit, they were operating as a French bistro and the food was to die for! These guys have worked so hard and brought such joy to our neighbourhood"

HAWKE’S BAY - GISBORNE: Jazz and his family - Bossman Dairy - Creagh St Store
"Every member of this family who serves in the shop are very friendly, helpful and always smiling. They get to know all their customers and I have never walked into a shop that makes you feel so welcome. During our first lockdown for Covid, they put food such as milk, bread, out for people who may need it free of charge."

TARANAKI: Reece and family - Valentine's Valet
"Reece the owner of Valentine’s Valet, often helped by his Dad, mainly deals with lawns and gardens but he runs both a Carpet Cleaning and a Car Buffing business also. He is extremely hard-working, helpful and friendly and is happy to do the odd job that doesn’t fall into one of his usual categories. He comes to us fortnightly and we could not do without him. If anyone deserves an award it is — Reece Valentine!"

MANAWATU-WANGANUI: Jamie - JD Hair Design
"Jamie is amazing - not only does he offer incredible haircuts at an affordable price he is a genuinely caring man. With a heart of gold, everyone is whānau to him and he treats you like it. I always leave his salon looking fabulous but also feeling fabulous. He is the type of man that fills your inner well of good feelings while he makes you feel and look special."

WELLINGTON: Meredith and Craig - Avalon Service Centre
"Meredith and Craig Butland and their team do a wonderful job and go the extra mile to make sure every job is to the customer's satisfaction. They drop people at their workplaces and pick them up when work on the car is finished. They take the time to talk to customers about anything and are great neighbours to the local residents. Avalon Service Centre are definitely our local heroes in Avalon."

NELSON - MARLBOROUGH: Mary Jane and Colin - Lemon Tree Lane
"Lemon Tree Lane is a great big little gift shop. I am so grateful for Mary Jane and Colin's 'You are very welcome' and 'it's no trouble at all' attitude. Their prices are very reasonable, they always happily gift wrap with beautiful papers and ribbons as a part of their service. I truly can't speak highly enough of this community-minded couple and their classy, extensive range of items that never leave us disappointed."

CANTERBURY - WEST: Troy Cameron - ATC Accounting Services
"Troy Cameron is a local accountant. He is an awesome family man and it is not unusual to see Matilda, his Kune Kune pig, snuggled up with his dog and daughter in his lounge. It was the flying pig on his flyer that made me call him 2 years ago and as we had just gone into business which was scary in itself, let alone dealing with an accountant, we have never looked back. Troy goes the extra mile and his fees are more than reasonable"

OTAGO - SOUTHLAND: Richard Smith - CJ Sinclair
"The owner is Richard Smith whose family have been in the motor trade in the Ranfurly Naseby area for over 100 years. During the last years lock down our car broke down leaving us feeling quite uncomfortable as we live some distance from medical & other services. Richard came to our rescue. We need such companies and people in our rural areas. Richard demonstrates such excellent attributes required in our area."

Prospa Local Business Hero - who gets your vote?
  • 5.6% NORTHLAND: Wayne and Kate - Engraving Systems
    5.6% Complete
  • 13.9% AUCKLAND: Lynnae Palu - F45 Training Takapuna
    13.9% Complete
  • 7.8% WAIKATO: Team at Incredible India - Incredible India Restaurant
    7.8% Complete
  • 5.9% BAY OF PLENTY: Team at Benny and Brew - Benny and Brew
    5.9% Complete
  • 15.1% HAWKE’S BAY - GISBORNE: Jazz and his family - Bossman Dairy - Creagh St Store
    15.1% Complete
  • 5.2% TARANAKI: Reece and family - Valentine's Valet
    5.2% Complete
  • 9.7% MANAWATU-WANGANUI: Jamie - JD Hair Design
    9.7% Complete
  • 14% WELLINGTON: Meredith and Craig - Avalon Service Centre
    14% Complete
  • 11.8% NELSON - MARLBOROUGH: Mary Jane and Colin - Lemon Tree Lane
    11.8% Complete
  • 7.3% CANTERBURY - WEST: Troy Cameron - ATC Accounting Services
    7.3% Complete
  • 3.8% OTAGO - SOUTHLAND: Richard Smith - CJ Sinclair
    3.8% Complete
1032 votes
24 days ago

Poll: Do you think cashless payment is the way of the future?

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

A Christchurch café has moved to a cashless payment system to keep customers and staff “safe” in the wake of Covid-19.

Allpress Espresso on Montreal St in Sydenham is no longer accepting cash as payment, following the move made by its two Auckland cafés earlier this … View more
Hi neighbours,

A Christchurch café has moved to a cashless payment system to keep customers and staff “safe” in the wake of Covid-19.

Allpress Espresso on Montreal St in Sydenham is no longer accepting cash as payment, following the move made by its two Auckland cafés earlier this year.

Do you think cash will ultimately become a thing of the past?

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Do you think cashless payment is the way of the future?
  • 43.5% Yes
    43.5% Complete
  • 47.9% No
    47.9% Complete
  • 8.6% I'm undecided
    8.6% Complete
522 votes
22 days ago

MTF Finance are proud supporter of The Papanui Club community "Wellness Walk"

Simon from MTF Finance Northlands, Papanui - Local Lending Experts

On the 14th March over 80 walkers attempted either the 3, 6 or 9km walk - with a Hanmer weekend get-way for the main prize, spot prizes and gorgeous sunshine in Papanui, it really was a perfect day!

22 days ago

FREE training advice!

Rebecca from CelloFitLearn

Are you looking to burn fat and build muscle without fad diets or time-consuming workouts?

I’m doing a little research and will give you some FREE direction in return for some feedback. 

Throw me a YES! below if you’re down for me asking you some questions.

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22 days ago

After School Kids Club

Tania Payton from Wairakei Road Bible Church

Come along to our kids club this Friday 4-5.30pm

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25 days ago

Houseplants looking sick? The plant doctor answers your questions

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

Hi neighbours,
Thank you to everyone who submitted questions about their sickly plant babies. Houseplants might be fashionable, but they can be tricky to get right. Whether it’s the wrong light, too much or too little water, or a pesky draft, it doesn’t take much for your prize peace lily to … View more
Hi neighbours,
Thank you to everyone who submitted questions about their sickly plant babies. Houseplants might be fashionable, but they can be tricky to get right. Whether it’s the wrong light, too much or too little water, or a pesky draft, it doesn’t take much for your prize peace lily to turn yellow or an infestation of bugs to set in.

We put some of your houseplant questions to the plant doctors from Kings Plant Barn to diagnose. Find their answers here.

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23 days ago

Do You Know A Psychotherapist?

Auckland University of Technology

How has being close to someone who has trained and practises psychotherapy affected you?

Very little research has been conducted into the experiences of people close to psychotherapists and I believe this is an important area of inquiry.

I would like to meet and interview people about their … View more
How has being close to someone who has trained and practises psychotherapy affected you?

Very little research has been conducted into the experiences of people close to psychotherapists and I believe this is an important area of inquiry.

I would like to meet and interview people about their experiences with the intention of understanding how being close to a person who has trained and practises psychotherapy impacts the lives of significant others.

I am looking for people who meet the following criteria:
• Partners, children, parents, or siblings of someone practising psychotherapy
• Have lived with the person practising psychotherapy for a period of more than five years during and/or after their training.
• Are over the age of 18 years

Confidentiality all information shared will be treated with absolute confidentiality. All efforts will be made to ensure participants remain unidentifiable in the final report and your privacy respected at all times.

If you agree to participate, then I would interview you for approximately one hour and no more than ninety minutes.

A small koha will be offered in appreciation of participation.

If you think you would like to participate or have any further questions, please contact Jane Tuson tusonj@icloud.com or 021 716622. I can send a full participation information sheet to you.

Ngā mihi kia koutou katoa
Jane Tuson

(Jane Tuson is a practising psychotherapist and doctoral student at Auckland University of Technology). Approved by AUT Ethics Committee (AUTEC) 2 November 2020 / application 20/322.

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23 days ago

Need insect screens for your windows & doors?

Exceed - we fix windows & doors

Exceed has a range of insect screens for the whole home, including this beautiful Monarch Glide screen specifically designed for large openings.
With a span of up to 3 metres high and 9 metres wide, the Monarch Glide Insect Screen is the perfect option for screening wide window and door … View more
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