Richmond, Christchurch

33 days ago

Do you know a boy who loves to sing?

Chris from Christchurch Central

ChristChurch Cathedral Choir sings at the Transitional Cathedral and is currently auditioning for choristers. We’re keen to hear from any interested boys up to Year 6 with a passion for music. No formal choir experience required

Contact the Cathedral’s Director of Music
Dr John Linker on … View more
ChristChurch Cathedral Choir sings at the Transitional Cathedral and is currently auditioning for choristers. We’re keen to hear from any interested boys up to Year 6 with a passion for music. No formal choir experience required

Contact the Cathedral’s Director of Music
Dr John Linker on @christchurchcathedral.co.nz
He is always happy to answer any questions.

33 days ago

How to deal with neighbourhood disputes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because … View more
Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because being better neighbours can only have a positive impact on the quality of our communities, and who wouldn't want that :)

33 days ago

Fundraising Event for Cat Rescue Christchurch. Sunday evening 1 Sept 2019

Bronwyn Reader from Cat Rescue Christchurch

Bandit Yarn are doing a cool event with all profits to go to Cat Rescue Christchurch.

‘’ Our first Lights Up Knitting session at the Academy Gold Cinema (across the road from us at The Columbo) will be at 7.45pm on Sunday 1 September ‘’

Can you multi task. Knit and watch a movie at the … View more
Bandit Yarn are doing a cool event with all profits to go to Cat Rescue Christchurch.

‘’ Our first Lights Up Knitting session at the Academy Gold Cinema (across the road from us at The Columbo) will be at 7.45pm on Sunday 1 September ‘’

Can you multi task. Knit and watch a movie at the same time. DO YOU JUST LOVE BRUCE SPRINGTEEN. If so purchase some tickets and let’s get productive.

Link to the cool movie being played is below www.outlawyarn.com...

I also have a cat mice knitting pattern and a crocheted cat mice pattern if you would like to produce an item that you could donate that we could sell at our craft stalls. Just email me on collections.catrescue@gmail.com, your email address and I will attach the pattern

33 days ago

Treat yourself by treating Dad - Win*

Reporter Sunday Star Times

Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year … View more
Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year subscription and you’ll go in the draw to WIN* a brand new 65” Sony Bravia OLED TV, worth $7,499.

Ts&Cs apply.
Buy now

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34 days ago

MetService severe weather updates

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued severe weather updates for the following:

Heavy Rain Warning:
The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Fiordland north of Breaksea Sound
More info

Heavy Rain Watch:
Ranges of Westland north of Otira, and the Canterbury headwaters north of Arthurs Pass
The Canterbury … View more
MetService has issued severe weather updates for the following:

Heavy Rain Warning:
The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Fiordland north of Breaksea Sound
More info

Heavy Rain Watch:
Ranges of Westland north of Otira, and the Canterbury headwaters north of Arthurs Pass
The Canterbury headwaters, from Arthurs Pass southwards
The Otago headwaters
More info

Strong Wind Watch:
Southern Lakes, Central Otago west of Alexandra, and Southland

Road snowfall warnings:
Lindis Pass (SH8)
Crown Range Road
Milford Road (SH94)
More info

An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Monday 19 Aug 2019.

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34 days ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.
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Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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34 days ago

Information sought after burglary - Can you help Police?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Police are urging the public to come forward with information after three robbers stormed a Christchurch liquor store on Saturday evening.

Three men entered the store and stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing in a stolen white Mazda Demio. One of the offenders was armed with a hammer.

If … View more
Police are urging the public to come forward with information after three robbers stormed a Christchurch liquor store on Saturday evening.

Three men entered the store and stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing in a stolen white Mazda Demio. One of the offenders was armed with a hammer.

If you can help Police with any information, please call 105 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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34 days ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years.

With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you. Being clear on this is a first step in knowing… View more
The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years.

With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you. Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?

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What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 33% Rates
    33% Complete
  • 10.8% Housing
    10.8% Complete
  • 15% Roads
    15% Complete
  • 3.6% Public transport
    3.6% Complete
  • 9.3% Water
    9.3% Complete
  • 4.9% Waste
    4.9% Complete
  • 8.9% Climate + environment
    8.9% Complete
  • 10.2% Infrastructure
    10.2% Complete
  • 4.3% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    4.3% Complete
1311 votes
34 days ago

Watch Premier League on Spark Sport

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34 days ago

Support a Kiwi dad this Father's Day

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

Father's Day is just around the corner and for many Kiwi dads, getting a treat isn't an option due to the family's limited disposable income or being a solo dad. You can make Father's Day go further by donating a Father's Bundle to a Kiwi family for only $19.

At this time … View more
Father's Day is just around the corner and for many Kiwi dads, getting a treat isn't an option due to the family's limited disposable income or being a solo dad. You can make Father's Day go further by donating a Father's Bundle to a Kiwi family for only $19.

At this time of year, we want to acknowledge all the dads in New Zealand who work hard to provide for their families - particularly the families who can't make ends meet. So, we created a bundle of goodies that these Kiwi dads will love! The bundle has some chicken, a chunky soup, an apple pie for the family to share, plus a chocolate bar (just for Dad)!

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35 days ago

Fabulous 1960s Stage Play - Be My Baby

Braydon Priest from Elmwood Players

It’s 1964 but the sixties aren’t swinging for Mary Adams: 19-years-old, unmarried and pregnant. She is sent in secrecy and shame to St. Saviours, a Church of England mother-and-baby home run by a formidable Matron.

Mary is set to work in the laundry and shares a room with the tough-talking … View more
It’s 1964 but the sixties aren’t swinging for Mary Adams: 19-years-old, unmarried and pregnant. She is sent in secrecy and shame to St. Saviours, a Church of England mother-and-baby home run by a formidable Matron.

Mary is set to work in the laundry and shares a room with the tough-talking Queenie. The girls in the home bond over a love of girl-group records, which entertain, console and inspire as the birth of their babies approaches. When Mary finds she is expected to give up her child for adoption, she begins a desperate fight.

“Amanda Whittington, who was the first writer to give this subject dramatic treatment, is an undiscussed yet ubiquitous sort of writer.” - THE GUARDIAN

“Has the heartstring-tugging potency of a pop classic.” - INDEPENDENT

“If this play were a person, you’d want to hold it and hug it.” - THE GUARDIAN

Be My Baby Consistently appears in Nick Hern Book’s Top Ten Most Performed Plays, and Features in 100 Great Plays for Women by Lucy Kerbel. This production of Be My Baby is Garry's first repeat in the director's seat, after first staging the production in 2009 with Riccarton Players. Such is the lasting impression of this script, he just had to do it again for the Elmwood stage.

Book at www.elmwoodplayers.org.nz... or phone 03 355 8874

35 days ago

Having problems with drugs or alcohol?

The Retreat NZ

It doesn’t matter if you are young or old - recovering from problematic alcohol or drug use is not easy and you don't have to do this on your own.

At The Retreat NZ, we know, from first-hand experience, what works and we give you the tools that will help you or your family member … View more
It doesn’t matter if you are young or old - recovering from problematic alcohol or drug use is not easy and you don't have to do this on your own.

At The Retreat NZ, we know, from first-hand experience, what works and we give you the tools that will help you or your family member achieve long term sobriety.

Talk to us - we can help. We are available 24/7 and we welcome guests from all over New Zealand. Confidentiality is guaranteed.

Phone on 0800 276 237 or visit our website www.theretreatnz.org.nz
Talk to us

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35 days ago

Vote for Get Growing! You could WIN!

Rachel Clare Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Calling all Get Growing lovers! NZ Gardener's ezine is in the running to win the Magshop People's Choice Award in the Webstar Magazine Media Awards. Click through to their website to vote daily and help us win!

Each vote counts as an entry to win this De'Longhi espresso machine … View more
Calling all Get Growing lovers! NZ Gardener's ezine is in the running to win the Magshop People's Choice Award in the Webstar Magazine Media Awards. Click through to their website to vote daily and help us win!

Each vote counts as an entry to win this De'Longhi espresso machine valued at $1,099 or an Icona Capitals kettle and toaster package valued at $369. Simply register your details once, then vote here each day until voting closes on September 4.
Vote here

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38 days ago

BARNABUS BOOK SHOP ,NEW BRIGHTON.

Susanne from Phillipstown

Yikes! Another 5----7 weeks of cold blasts,plenty of time to stock up on reading material for the freezing days .Bookshop open TUESDAY TO SATURDAY 10--4, come along to our well stocked shop,just down from the Harcourts corner,books galore.

36 days ago

Poll: Christchurch mayoral race

Kamala Hayman Reporter from The Press

If the election was today, which Christchurch mayoral candidate would you vote for?

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Christchurch mayoral race
  • 1.8% Blair Anderson
    1.8% Complete
  • 0.8% J T Anderson
    0.8% Complete
  • 33.4% Lianne Dalziel
    33.4% Complete
  • 1% Jim Glass
    1% Complete
  • 2.7% Tubby Hansen
    2.7% Complete
  • 1.2% Robin McCarthy
    1.2% Complete
  • 0.6% Stephen McPaike
    0.6% Complete
  • 12.5% John Minto
    12.5% Complete
  • 42% Darryll Park
    42% Complete
  • 0.2% Sam Park
    0.2% Complete
  • 0.8% Adrian Schonborn
    0.8% Complete
  • 1.4% Peter Wakeman
    1.4% Complete
  • 1.4% Aaron White
    1.4% Complete
488 votes
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