Strowan, Christchurch

24 days ago

Takumi the Japanese Drum Annual concert

Emmy from Bishopdale

My favorite Japanese Drum performing group, TAKUMI will have another annual concert on the 10th of August.

I'm sure you have seen them perform somewhere at least once, but at this concert, you will get to see them a lot lot more. They are truly amazing and great for all ages to watch!

This … View more
My favorite Japanese Drum performing group, TAKUMI will have another annual concert on the 10th of August.

I'm sure you have seen them perform somewhere at least once, but at this concert, you will get to see them a lot lot more. They are truly amazing and great for all ages to watch!

This is not a business advertisement, I'm just a big fan of them and I would like to spread the words to my neighbors not to miss the chance to see them performing :)


Tickets are only $20 each and available at Ticketek - premier.ticketek.co.nz...

You can also follow them on Facebook -
www.facebook.com...


They are just awesome. I hope you can support them as well!

24 days ago

Poll: Have you ever challenged a parking ticket?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

It's true that you agreed to a legally binding contract as soon as you drove into the parking lot. Thankfully, New Zealand law protects consumers from the exploitative clauses that corporates love to slip in the fine print.

Under contract law, parking companies can only claim for "the … View more
It's true that you agreed to a legally binding contract as soon as you drove into the parking lot. Thankfully, New Zealand law protects consumers from the exploitative clauses that corporates love to slip in the fine print.

Under contract law, parking companies can only claim for "the actual and reasonable costs they incurred". Charging $65 for a short overstay in an empty carpark is as far from reasonable as you can get.

To find out what to do in this situation, click here

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Have you ever challenged a parking ticket?
  • 46.9% Yes, and I won!
    46.9% Complete
  • 32.4% Nah, I jut pay it
    32.4% Complete
  • 20.7% Yes, but I still had to pay
    20.7% Complete
1167 votes
27 days ago

Who have you nominated for Gardener of the Year?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Don't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, … View moreDon't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, Tui and Escea! More information about the competition and how to nominate in the link below. Meanwhile, here's a video fo 2015 winner Helen Coker talking about her experience in the competition.

24 days ago

Thank you Countdown stores and shoppers!

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

We want to say a huge thank you to Countdown Supermarkets stores and shoppers and The Foodbank Project donors for your fantastic support of the 2019 Countdown Food Rescue Winter Appeal. Thanks to your generous donations, our foodbank hubs were able to restock their shelves with essential food items… View moreWe want to say a huge thank you to Countdown Supermarkets stores and shoppers and The Foodbank Project donors for your fantastic support of the 2019 Countdown Food Rescue Winter Appeal. Thanks to your generous donations, our foodbank hubs were able to restock their shelves with essential food items which are much needed during this tough winter period.

Click the link below to watch a heartfelt video of thanks from the team at our Porirua Salvation Army centre!

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24 days ago

Avon River Recovery

The Team from Ilam & Upper Riccarton Residents Association (IURRA)

It's time for the restoration of the Avon / Otakaro River to become the pride of Christchurch, rich in biodiversity, and full of vitality once again. River neighbours and other interested persons are invited to the launch of Drinkable Rivers at 11am on Saturday 27th July at the Corfe Reserve … View moreIt's time for the restoration of the Avon / Otakaro River to become the pride of Christchurch, rich in biodiversity, and full of vitality once again. River neighbours and other interested persons are invited to the launch of Drinkable Rivers at 11am on Saturday 27th July at the Corfe Reserve [opposite 52 Corfe St]. Many people in our community are already doing amazing work on their local rivers and we want to work together to make an even bigger impact. Please come along to hear and discuss ideas around restoring the banks of this very first stretch of New Zealand's very first drinkable river.

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25 days ago

Does your place need a revamp for the upcoming festive months?

Ben from Merivale

Hi all,

Just a quick message to any one looking at getting any interior/exterior painting done. Coming into The warmer festive months, there’s no better time to get the work done and out of the way before Christmas and New Year. jump on over to www.pppainting.co.nz... to check us out. We would… View more
Hi all,

Just a quick message to any one looking at getting any interior/exterior painting done. Coming into The warmer festive months, there’s no better time to get the work done and out of the way before Christmas and New Year. jump on over to www.pppainting.co.nz... to check us out. We would love to hear from you!

25 days ago

Community morning back in action this Friday - JULY 26th

Raewyn Bell from Northgate Community Services Trust

We are on this Friday - 95A Sawyers Arms Rd - warm, safe, friendly environment
* 10am MEN'S COFFEE and chat. Free hot drinks. Low cost food.

* 11am SENIOR EXERCISE for MEN- (low impact and fun) $3.

* 10am WOMEN'S SENIOR EXERCISE (low impact - $3.) followed by free hot drink and chat. … View more
We are on this Friday - 95A Sawyers Arms Rd - warm, safe, friendly environment
* 10am MEN'S COFFEE and chat. Free hot drinks. Low cost food.

* 11am SENIOR EXERCISE for MEN- (low impact and fun) $3.

* 10am WOMEN'S SENIOR EXERCISE (low impact - $3.) followed by free hot drink and chat. Low cost food.

* 10 am - 12 noon CAFE - barista coffees and low cost morning tea available. All welcome

* 1.15pm - HEALTHY LIVING An interactive support group for those who are wanting to improve their health (eating, exercise, social, mental etc.) A regular group that requires a level of commitment and regularity, but we do understand that occasionally life gets in the way of attending. Ask to speak to Raewyn about this group. Gold coin koha if you can.

We are back after the school holidays. Pop on in and say hi and give something a go. Inquiries to 03 375 0850 or email welcome@northgatetrust.co.nz

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25 days ago

DON'T FORGET HOUSIE TONIGHT

Derek and Maureen from Redwood

PAPANUI LEAGUE ROOMS

SAWYERS ARMS ROAD
PAPANUI 7.15 start.

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25 days ago

water colour land scarpe

Chris from Papanui

This is not a copy, size 640mm x 460mm, welcome to have look ph.0275493828

Price: $30

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25 days ago

Cash Paid for Old Sports Programmes

Helen from Strowan

Can anyone help.. My husband is looking to buy any old sporting programmes - match day magazines.. Rugby, Football, Cricket, Melbourne Cup Horse Racing, Motor Racing, Speedway, Soccer etc to add to his collection... Please message me or email hubby on mjbraithwaite@xtra.co.nz

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25 days ago

FREE... 2 x Vintage Retro Sound Mixers

Helen from Strowan

2 x Sound Mixers.. One Atus AM50 Stereo Mixer + One Sunbell Video Sound Mixer.. Don't know anything about these.. NOW BEEN TAKEN...

Negotiable

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25 days ago

We want to hear from you!

energyclubnz

Do you have 2 minutes to share your thoughts? We're looking into what we can do to become a power company you deserve. Complete our survey before the 30th of August you'll be in to WIN 1 of 2 $100 Prezzy cards! Take the survey

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26 days ago

Its almost Friday 26th July. Are you coming to see Camille???

Raewyn Bell from Northgate Community Services Trust

Affordable hair cuts!!! @ 95A Sawyers Arms Rd - Northcity Building. 9.15am-11.45am. First come - first serve. Take a number and get a free hot drink while you wait. $10. - 15.00 depending (trim or change of style). Camille is a professional hairdresser who loves to "pay it forward" … View moreAffordable hair cuts!!! @ 95A Sawyers Arms Rd - Northcity Building. 9.15am-11.45am. First come - first serve. Take a number and get a free hot drink while you wait. $10. - 15.00 depending (trim or change of style). Camille is a professional hairdresser who loves to "pay it forward" in her local community. Come along. All welcome

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26 days ago

WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOUSIE

Derek and Maureen from Redwood

WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOUSIE. 7.15 pm
PAPANUI LEAGUE CLUB ROOMS Sayers Arms Road.
Great caller. Great food. Warm room.

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26 days ago

Nothing is too much trouble...

Harcourts Vision Real Estate and Property Management

For a great client experience, let our Boutique Office help you - voted number one in Canterbury - number two in New Zealand.

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