Richmond, Christchurch

2 hours ago

Rugby World Cup 2019 on Spark Sport

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12 hours ago

Bandsaw Blades

Kylee from Avonside - Dallington

Hiya, I have been getting use to my Bandsaw and it the process have broken a few blades. I was wondering if anyone knows of a company or person that can weld the blade back together. I have tried a company called btsharpening but its over in Wigram (a bit far) and they don't do it while you … View moreHiya, I have been getting use to my Bandsaw and it the process have broken a few blades. I was wondering if anyone knows of a company or person that can weld the blade back together. I have tried a company called btsharpening but its over in Wigram (a bit far) and they don't do it while you wait. Thanking you in advance

13 hours ago

Soft plastics

The Team from Christchurch City Council

Around 45 tonnes of soft plastics end up at Christchurch's EcoSort recycling plant each month because people mistakenly believe they will be recycled.

Please put your soft plastics in the red bin. Soft plastics are any plastics that can be easily scrunched or bend in your hand like plastic … View more
Around 45 tonnes of soft plastics end up at Christchurch's EcoSort recycling plant each month because people mistakenly believe they will be recycled.

Please put your soft plastics in the red bin. Soft plastics are any plastics that can be easily scrunched or bend in your hand like plastic bags, cling film, courier bags, bubble wrap and cellophane.

For more info, head to our website at the link below.

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1 day ago

Thank you Wattie's

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

We want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around … View moreWe want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around Aotearoa.

Wattie’s generously donated a further 25,000 cans taking the total number collected to over 56,000 cans.

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1 day ago

New blog post: Neighbourly in the news!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in … View moreWe love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.

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2 days ago

Pink Batt off cuts or surplus wanted for free

Gareth from Burwood

Or earthwool or similar..
Thanks in advance

1 day ago

How to vote in the Local Body Elections

Emma from St Albans

How to vote - The elections are held by postal vote. If you’re enrolled to vote, your voting papers will be delivered by New Zealand Post from Friday 20 September.

The papers include your voting form, a candidate booklet and a prepaid return envelope.

Read the instructions, fill out the voting … View more
How to vote - The elections are held by postal vote. If you’re enrolled to vote, your voting papers will be delivered by New Zealand Post from Friday 20 September.

The papers include your voting form, a candidate booklet and a prepaid return envelope.

Read the instructions, fill out the voting paper with your choices, put it in the Freepost envelope provided and put it in the mail.

To make sure your completed vote is received before voting closes, post it no later than 5pm on Tuesday 8 October.

You can also deliver your vote by hand. Completed voting papers can be returned to the Christchurch City Council Civic Offices at 53 Hereford Street, or any open Council library or service centre, before noon on Saturday 12 October.

Anyone who is not able to complete a postal vote independently due to disability is invited to contact the Electoral Officer. The candidate profile booklet can be provided in larger text on request.

It’s not too late to enrol to vote!

If you’re not already on the electoral roll or aren’t sure your details are up to date, you’ll need to enrol or check first. Visit www.vote.nz... call 0800 36 76 56, freetext your name and address to 3676, or visit any PostShop.

If you aren’t on the electoral roll or haven’t received your voting papers by Wednesday 25 September 2019, you may need to cast a special vote to have your say. We can post them to you, or issue them to you from selected Council facilities. Read more here: www.ccc.govt.nz...

To request special voting documents to be posted out you can phone or email the Electoral Officer on 03 941 8681 or elections2019@ccc.govt.nz

Results - Progress results for the election will be available on the Council website, www.ccc.govt.nz... soon after voting closes at noon on Saturday 12 October.

Final results will be available between 18 and 20 October on the Council website and published in The Press.

Any questions? If you have any questions about the elections please contact the Electoral Officer, Jo Daly, by email to elections2019@ccc.govt.nz or phone on 03 941 8581.

Information about the elections is available at: www.ccc.govt.nz...

1 day ago

Strong wind watch

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Christchurch.

Valid: 11 hours from 5:00pm Monday to 4:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Northwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places at times.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 10:00am Monday 16 Sep 2019.

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1 day ago

Heavy rain and strong wind warning

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a heavy rain and strong wind warning for the headwaters of the Canterbury Lakes and Rivers and the Canterbury High Country.

RAIN: Valid: 12 hours from 3:00pm Monday to 3:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Expect 100 to 140mm of rain to accumulate near the main divide, and 70 to 100m … View more
MetService has issued a heavy rain and strong wind warning for the headwaters of the Canterbury Lakes and Rivers and the Canterbury High Country.

RAIN: Valid: 12 hours from 3:00pm Monday to 3:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Expect 100 to 140mm of rain to accumulate near the main divide, and 70 to 100m within 15km east of the divide. Peak rates of 15 to 25mm/h, with possible thunderstorms.

WIND: Valid: 12 hours from 6:00pm Monday to 6:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Northwesterly gales are forecast to be severe at times, with gusts reaching 120km/h in exposed places.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 10:00am Monday 16 Sep 2019.

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1 day ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 66.4% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    66.4% Complete
  • 25.1% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    25.1% Complete
  • 8.5% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.5% Complete
1389 votes
2 days ago

Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimers NZ

Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends … View more
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?

Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.

Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.
Learn More

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3 days ago

First Home, Armchair Investment or Townbase?

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Freehold, Energy Efficient, Sustainable and Brand New! These units are truly a cut above its competition. Built for longevity and an easy way of living on the doorstep of the CBD, there is nothing but upside on offer here!

• Master Bedroom with walk in wardrobe and ensuite
• Open plan kitchen… View more
Freehold, Energy Efficient, Sustainable and Brand New! These units are truly a cut above its competition. Built for longevity and an easy way of living on the doorstep of the CBD, there is nothing but upside on offer here!

• Master Bedroom with walk in wardrobe and ensuite
• Open plan kitchen with tiled splash back, dishwasher, oven and cook top
• Generous open plan living that flows seamlessly to outdoor living
• Modern building products mean minimal heating & cooling required
• Spatial, low maintenance outdoor living
• 7 Year Master Build Guarantee
• Off street car parking as well as bicycle storage shed

One Bedroom option is priced at $329,000 and Two Bedrooms from $385,000!

First Home Buyer?

This is an opportunity to get yourself on the property ladder at a price which is serious value, offers convenience to the city and all other amenities. This is an up and coming suburb with established properties surrounding. Because these townhouses are brand new so assists with extra Kiwisaver funding!

Investor?

Tenancies already in place and returning over 5%. One year free property management offered. Interest rates are at an all time low so capital gains on offer with an ever developing city. Low maintenance and built for longevity. This really is a bullet proof investment!

With one unit out of eight already sold urgency is required! This is a wonderful opportunity to get into a development that has had extreme thought and care taken on every step of the way to produce a product above its competition!

3 days ago

Fancy a $50 Z Gift Card?

AMI Insurance - Head office

Get a $50 Z Gift Card to spend at any Z service station with every new AMI Comprehensive Car insurance policy you buy online by Monday 7th of October 2019.* The more new AMI Comprehensive Car policies you buy, the more $50 Z Gift Cards you’ll get!

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3 days ago

0% weeds, 100% Happiness. Win a Fiskars Xact™ weed puller!

Fiskars

A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing… View more
A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing muscle strain and backache. Its simple ergonomic design is changing the strenuous outdoor job of pulling weeds. You'll have the neighbours lining up to borrow yours!

We have 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to give away. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to go in the draw to WIN!

To find out more and buy the product, visit a Bunnings or Mitre 10 store near you

Never bow down to weeds again!

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* Competition entries accepted from 1.00am Sunday 15th September 2019 to 8:00am Monday 23rd September 2019. Five 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to be won. Winners will be contacted by email or phone on Monday 23rd September 2019. The prize will be couriered to the address specified by the winner within 4 weeks of the competition closing
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4 days ago

Table and chairs wanted.

Mike from Burwood

I'm looking for a three piece dining suite. Or a table with two chairs. I'm not able to do a pick up so delivery would be nice. Reasonable price too.
Text 0278151947

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