59 days ago

Seniors Newsletter

The Team from Office for Seniors

We have released the first edition of our newly revamped Seniors newsletter, which you can read here: officeforseniors.govt.nz...

In this issue we catch up with a veteran fencer, delve into all things insurance and discuss a bit about our Digital Literacy programme, plus more.

More messages from your neighbours
10 hours ago

Odour from wastewater treatment plant could last months, council says

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Odours wafting from the fire-damaged wastewater treatment plant in the east of Christchurch could last for months, the council says.

One month after a fire ripped through the roofs of the two big trickling filters at the Bromley wastewater plant on November 1, an investigation into the cause of the blaze is still continuing.

The unpleasant smell wafting from the treatment plant could “unfortunately last for some time,” the Christchurch City Council said in a statement.

The odour would continue until the treatment biomass was healthy, and it could take several months for the biomass to regrow, it said. Continue reading here.

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9 hours ago

Pioneering a new way to live in retirement

Kevin Hickman Retirement Village

When you choose a Ryman village, you’re free to do more of the things you love. Free to live life your way, secure in the knowledge that help’s here if you need it.

You can embrace today. Without worrying about the lawns, or the rates. It’s another example of how we’re pioneering retirement living.

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7 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