Sydenham, Christchurch

15 days ago

The Bach Project |Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma - The Bach Project

Legendary musician and humanitarian Yo-Yo Ma makes his long-awaited New Zealand debut at Christchurch Town Hall on Tuesday 12th November 2019. Mr Ma will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello in one sitting without interval, as part of The Bach Project.

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Legendary musician and humanitarian Yo-Yo Ma makes his long-awaited New Zealand debut at Christchurch Town Hall on Tuesday 12th November 2019. Mr Ma will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello in one sitting without interval, as part of The Bach Project.

Yo-Yo Ma’s multi-faceted career is testament to his enduring belief in culture’s power to generate trust and understanding. Whether performing new or familiar works from the cello repertoire, collaborating with communities and institutions to explore culture’s role in society, or engaging unexpected musical forms, Mr. Ma strives to foster connections that stimulate the imagination and reinforce our humanity . #CultureConnectsUs
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15 days ago

wanted

Rosemary from Waltham

shingle.. concrete half, or unwanted bags
decking boards. Dont have to be flash but still useable ..piles 100 by 100 .if possible but no smaller than 80 by 80 . Thanks Rosemary

Free

15 days ago

Halloween Party Tonight!

Laura Moir from Phillipstown Community Hub

Not sure what to do with the kids tonight? We're running a halloween party, with music, lights and lots of treats! We'll be giving out prizes for best costumes... see more on Facebook

15 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 Strawberry $1.99/punnet
Avocados(medium) $0.79/EA
5pk Avocados $2.99/bag
Large Avocado $1.99ea
1.5kg nz oranges $3.49/bag
Bagged Mandarins $2.99/bag
1.5kg nz Champion Apples $2.99/bag
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Fruits:
NZ Strawberry $1.99/punnet
Avocados(medium) $0.79/EA
5pk Avocados $2.99/bag
Large Avocado $1.99ea
1.5kg nz oranges $3.49/bag
Bagged Mandarins $2.99/bag
1.5kg nz Champion Apples $2.99/bag
nz braeburn Apples $1.99/kg
NZ Large Gold Kiwifruits $4.99/kg

VEGEs:
Fancy Lettuce $1.99/ea
Cherry tomatoes $2.99/punnet
750gm Tomatoes $3.99/bag
Loose NZ Tomatoes $4.59/kg
500g bagged courgette $2.99/bag
silverbeet $2.49/bunch
Telegragh Cucumber $1.99ea
NZ Capsicums $1.50ea
celery $2.99/bunch
Cabbage $2.99ea
red Cabbage $2.99ea
1kg table carrots $1.50/bag or $1.89/kg
1.5kg onion $1.99/bag
kumara red/orange $3.99/kg
450gm Chinese garlics $2.50/bag
250g green beans $2.99/bag
bagged yams $2.99/bag

Spuds:
10kg Rua Potato $4.99/bag

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

Thank you

15 days ago

Have you voted for your Gardener of the Year for 2019?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Voting closes tomorrow, November 1. These amazing homegrown heroes were shortlisted after a public call for nominations from gardeners all over the country, and you can read about their wonderful work here. Then don't forget to click through to vote for your favourite!

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16 days ago

Totally Awesome Garage Sale This Weekend!

Ashley from Hoon Hay

Great furniture, including a single bed with frame, futon, rugs, entertainment centre...musical instruments... clothes... snowboard gear... and much more. High quality stuff at great prices. 5 Leistrella Road in Hoon Hay, Saturday Nov 2nd, 8:30 - 1:30.

Negotiable

16 days ago

Enter your short story to win

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Are you an aspiring author? Entries for the Sunday Star Times short story awards are now open!

The winning entry will receive a $3000 prize + there’s a $500 prize for students in our secondary school competition.

Full details and the entry form are here.

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16 days ago

Poll: Should dogs be allowed in cafes?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Dogs lolling beneath cafe tables while their owners sip lattes or glasses of pinot would have been unthinkable 30 years ago.

Now it is just the way Kiwis roll, with a raft of dog-friendly dining options available throughout the country. What do you think? Should dogs be allowed in cafes?

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Should dogs be allowed in cafes?
  • 20.9% Absolutely not - cafes are for humans
    20.9% Complete
  • 20.4% Definitely - I think it's a great idea
    20.4% Complete
  • 15.5% It depends on the cafe
    15.5% Complete
  • 43.1% Only in cafes with outdoor areas
    43.1% Complete
2631 votes
16 days ago
17 days ago

Hey Christchurch - want an extra $2500 a year?

Parkable

“Parkable really has been a game-changer for me.” - Jon Kowski

By renting his single parking spot on Parkable, Jon makes an extra $2,500 each year. That means less stress about finances and a better lifestyle.

How much could you earn with Parkable? Find out by clicking through!

If you … View more
“Parkable really has been a game-changer for me.” - Jon Kowski

By renting his single parking spot on Parkable, Jon makes an extra $2,500 each year. That means less stress about finances and a better lifestyle.

How much could you earn with Parkable? Find out by clicking through!

If you list your space by the 30th of November 2019, you'll go in the draw to win a $50 gift voucher.
Find out more

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17 days ago

Tutors wanted for 2020 Community Education Programme

Tanya Snelleksz from Hillmorton High School Adult and Community Education

Do you have a skill, hobby or interest you would like to share with the community?
Hillmorton High School runs night and weekend classes for adults and we are looking to increase and diversify our range of courses for 2020.
Some of the areas we are interested in are (but by no means limited to): … View more
Do you have a skill, hobby or interest you would like to share with the community?
Hillmorton High School runs night and weekend classes for adults and we are looking to increase and diversify our range of courses for 2020.
Some of the areas we are interested in are (but by no means limited to): art; crafts; sustainability; fitness; health; cooking; carving; woodwork; photography; languages.
If you are interested in tutoring a course please email me, Tanya: ace@hillmorton.school.nz

17 days ago

Christmas came early! 😍😍😍

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Our new website is now live and ready for visitors. Click below to see it for yourself.

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17 days ago
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21 days ago

Halloween night for kids in Somerfield area?

Karina from Somerfield

Hi there we have a very excited 3.5yr old that wants to experience Halloween in our neighbourhood. Thanks:)

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