Now is a great time to focus on your garden. Whether you have a large garden or a small balcony, growing vegetables is a great way to keep busy and enjoy the fruits (or vegetables) of your labour.
Christchurch’s council is rolling out three new trials to help mitigate a flurry of complaints about the effects of the city’s newest motorway.
NZTA principal project manager Brendon French said so far they have heard from 30 people who are finding the new Christchurch Northern Corridor louder than expected. Congestion has also been an issue, with cars backed up along Cranford St in morning peak traffic.
From Monday, peak-hour bus priority lanes will be installed on Cranford Street between Innes Rd and Berwick St on a trial basis, and cars travelling down Westminster St cannot turn right in or out of Francis Ave. From March 8, Thames St will be trialled as a cul-de-sac.
Read more here and tell us what you think of the new motorway in the comment below.
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Upcoming seminar - 11th March on WINZ services at 11am-Riccarton Baptist Church, 80 Rattray St, Riccarton
Information will be presented in English and translated into Mandarin and cover topics such as ...
How long do you have to live in NZ to qualify for NZ Superannuation?
How long can I go overseas?
Overseas pensions and their effect on NZ Superannuation
Going into a Rest Home and Residential Care Subsidy
Living Alone Payment
What can the spouse receive when they are under 65 and the partner receives NZ Superannuation?
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