649 days ago

Speed Dating Fundraiser - Catnap Cafe for Cat Rescue Christchurch

Bronwyn Reader from Cat Rescue Christchurch

We have a Speed Dating fundraiser being put on by Catnap Cafe in Columbo Street as a fundraiser for Cat Rescue Christchurch.

See photo's for details or go onto facebook and look at the event under the Catnap Cafe page.

We need you all to get your diaries out and become match makers for all of your single family and friends and persuade them to come along to a singles night at catnap cafe. You just have to be an animal lover not just a cat lover.

We need more men in the 40-50 group. Room for 8 and we have 3 woman booked and only one man so far. We need to get the numbers matched at the very least or to help Cat Rescue, fully booked.

In the 30-40 age group we have 2 men to 6 woman booked so come on guys. Give those woman a chance to get to know you.

In the 20-30 age group we have 3 men to 1 woman booked so need to up the anty with getting more woman involved.

Even is 2 weeks away so lets get those persuasion skills working and see if we can find some match's.

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3 days ago

SuperSeniors June

The Team from Office for Seniors

The latest edition of SuperSeniors is out now!

In this issue, we profile one of the unsung heroes of the Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) and learn more about the help the service offers.

We also chat with Dr Doug Wilson, 2021 Senior New Zealander of the Year Te Mātāpuputu o te Tau, and Andrea Gaskin, Director and Founder of charity organisation Connect the Dots, about how she’s making the art scene in Auckland accessible to seniors.

There’s advice on how to eat healthy, how to get tech savvy, and updated laws for renters and landlords.

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1 day ago

Throwback Thursday: On the buses

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

The tram ride to New Brighton was an institution in Christchurch for many decades.
Passengers rattled along the rails to Saturday shopping and summer picnics on the beach.

This changed in October, 1952. Out went trams, in came buses.

Christchurch mayor Robert Macfarlane drove the last rumbling old tram, festooned with banners and bunting. It towed a double-decker trailer, from the top of which the Caledonian Pipe Band played a lament.

In its wake came three of the Christchurch Transport Board's new AEC diesel buses. The band later piped the buses into New Brighton.

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15 hours ago

Need Black Ginger

Alasdair from Phillipstown

Good wet evening, everyone.

I have read about Black Ginger, that is used in Thailand, for the treatment of weak blood, in men. I tried Funky Pumpkin; never heard of this item. Also Ken's Mart in Sydenham with the same results. Does anyone know offhand where this can be sourced from?