Sydenham, Christchurch

8 days ago

Do more of what you love!

Essie Summers Retirement Village

Ryman living saves you time for the moments that matter
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9 days ago

Help Kiwi schools get their own electric garden!

Spark Foundation

14 Carrots. 2 Pumpkins. 3 Basil plants. 8 Romain Lettuces. 1 class of problems solvers. The Electric Garden is a revolutionary learning tool mixing the art of growing food with computer programming and digital technologies.

Find out more about teaching digital technology through gardening or … View more
14 Carrots. 2 Pumpkins. 3 Basil plants. 8 Romain Lettuces. 1 class of problems solvers. The Electric Garden is a revolutionary learning tool mixing the art of growing food with computer programming and digital technologies.

Find out more about teaching digital technology through gardening or donate to help all kiwi schools access this programme here.
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9 days ago

Here when you need us

The Team from Ryman Healthcare Limited

Time spent in respite care can range from a single night to a few weeks. It provides a welcome break and peace of mind knowing that your loved one will receive round-the-clock care from friendly, experienced care teams.

May Kitchen knows how important it is to provide carers with a break. After … View more
Time spent in respite care can range from a single night to a few weeks. It provides a welcome break and peace of mind knowing that your loved one will receive round-the-clock care from friendly, experienced care teams.

May Kitchen knows how important it is to provide carers with a break. After visiting her husband Stuart in respite care at a Ryman village, she was tempted to move in herself! “If it was me, I think I would enjoy it because it’s just so beautiful and the food is good.”

Ryman villages provide warm and welcoming communities. Where residents can enjoy activities and outings while forming friendships along the way.
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11 days ago

This Christchurch kebab shop makes NZ's favourite midnight Uber Eats meal

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi Christchurch,

What's your favourite late night snack to order on Uber Eats?

The owner of a Christchurch kebab takeaway shop says he's not surprised his $17.20 meat on chips dish was the most popular midnight meal on Uber Eats this year.

Best Turkish Food's Ugur Cam said summer … View more
Hi Christchurch,

What's your favourite late night snack to order on Uber Eats?

The owner of a Christchurch kebab takeaway shop says he's not surprised his $17.20 meat on chips dish was the most popular midnight meal on Uber Eats this year.

Best Turkish Food's Ugur Cam said summer was an especially busy time for the takeaway shop.

"We're very busy. We're open till 4 am in the summer. So busy," Cam said.

To read more click here

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10 days ago

What type of wasp?

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty … View moreHi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty predators. If you destroy a nest, take a pic and upload your image with the hastag #waspwipeout! But be careful! For paper wasps click here: bit.ly... For common and German wasps click here: bit.ly...

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10 days ago

Your Kindness, Their Christmas

Regan Hines from Christchurch City Mission

Your Kindness, Their Christmas is our theme this Christmas – families helping other families. Please donate now to help us make Christmas less stressful and more special for struggling Cantabrians.

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10 days ago

A garden project with a difference

The Team from Resene ColorShop Lichfield Street

Add colour to any garden setting with a planter that boasts movement and extra visual interest.

Make the most of this weekend with this step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this project yourself.

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10 days ago

AFFRIM ARANUI - Saturday 7th December

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

AFFIRM is a FREE family festival that the Aranui Community Trust deliver to provide health choices, education, employment, training opportunities and careers information in a fun filled family day with laughter, entertainment and fun activities for the Aranui and surrounding Communities of … View moreAFFIRM is a FREE family festival that the Aranui Community Trust deliver to provide health choices, education, employment, training opportunities and careers information in a fun filled family day with laughter, entertainment and fun activities for the Aranui and surrounding Communities of Christchurch to get together and enjoy.

Its being held on Saturday 7 December 2019 – 9.30 to 3pm, Wainoni Park – Hampshire Street, Aranui
A fantastic day for your entire family. Showcasing our local talent, fantastic food and awesome FREE rides and activities for all the children.

Why not join us there for a great day out .

10 days ago

Careers at Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms offer a great team environment, good money and the opportunity to develop a lasting career in the meat processing industry.

Full training will be provided that will enable you to achieve high standards of processing skills and a chance to gain National Qualifications through … View more
Silver Fern Farms offer a great team environment, good money and the opportunity to develop a lasting career in the meat processing industry.

Full training will be provided that will enable you to achieve high standards of processing skills and a chance to gain National Qualifications through the NZQA.

So, if you are looking at a new career or a change in career and enjoy working in a team, have a "can-do" attitude, keen to learn, not afraid of hard work, we would like to hear from you.
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10 days ago

Specials this week at Opawa vege shop (Shop1-124 Opawa RD) - Thank you for viewing

Yue from Opawa Fruit & Vegetable Shop

Fruits:
NZ Pink Lady Apples $1.99/kg
400gm Stonefruits (Nectarin&Apricot mixed) $2.99/bag
1.5kg nz oranges $1.99/bag
NZ Strawberry $2.49/punnet or 2 for $3.99
Asparagus $2.49/bunch or 2 for $3.99
Avocados(medium) $0.79/EA
5pk Avocados $2.99/bag
Extra Large Avocado $2.49ea or 2 for $3.99… View more
Fruits:
NZ Pink Lady Apples $1.99/kg
400gm Stonefruits (Nectarin&Apricot mixed) $2.99/bag
1.5kg nz oranges $1.99/bag
NZ Strawberry $2.49/punnet or 2 for $3.99
Asparagus $2.49/bunch or 2 for $3.99
Avocados(medium) $0.79/EA
5pk Avocados $2.99/bag
Extra Large Avocado $2.49ea or 2 for $3.99
Bagged Mandarins $2.99/bag
1.5kg nz Apples $3.99/bag
Large pomegranate $3.99/ea
NZ Grapefruit $2.99/kg
600gm Lemon $2.99/bag

VEGEs:
Short Cucumber $0.99/ea
capsicums $0.99ea or $3.99/bag
Asparagus $2.49/bunch or 2 for $3.99
Fancy Lettuce $1.99/ea
bagged courgette $2.99/bag
silverbeet $2.49/bunch
1kg table carrots $1.99/bag
1.5kg onion $1.99/bag
450gm Chinese garlics $2.50/bag
250g green beans $2.99/bag
Cabbage or Cauliflower $3.99/ea

Spuds:

10kg Rua Potato $4.99/bag
new season Agria/ Ilam Hardy/Nadine $2.99/kg


2L Caw&Gate milk $2.99/Bottle
Dole Canned fruit 410gm (fruit Salads / peach/pear) $0.99ea


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12 days ago

Name a book

NumberWorks'nWords Cashmere

What book sticks in your mind?

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13 days ago

Tuia Mātauranga Roadshow in Lyttelton - free event

The Team from Ministry of Education

Bring your kids to our Tuia Mātauranga interactive roadshow and take part in fun activities to learn more about our voyaging heritage and history.

See you at Lyttelton's Te Ana Marina on Sat 7 Dec and Sun 8 Dec. We're open from 10 am to 4 pm each day.

11 days ago

Win a years subscription to TV Guide with Readers Tours!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and … View more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19 December 2019!

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11 days ago

Happy international volunteer day

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

Today is international volunteer day where we champion the impact volunteers have in communities, nationally and globally.The theme this year is ‘Volunteer for an Inclusive Future – E whai wāhi ai te katoa, kia tūao te tū’. Jenny is one of our FANTASTIC volunteers who works at our North … View moreToday is international volunteer day where we champion the impact volunteers have in communities, nationally and globally.The theme this year is ‘Volunteer for an Inclusive Future – E whai wāhi ai te katoa, kia tūao te tū’. Jenny is one of our FANTASTIC volunteers who works at our North Branch (Fendalton), helping members of the public know and understand their rights . She speaks Mandarin and Cantonese and is passionate abut making sure that language is not a barrier to accessing help . She also loves to sing and is part of the Canterbury Japanese Choir . They are holding a special 15th Anniversary Concert on Monday 9th December 2019. - why not pop along and see Jenny in action. So to all those volunteers out there - THANK YOU & HAPPY INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY.

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