Waimairi Beach, Christchurch

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12 hours ago

Mayors visit to Japan/Coronavirus

Dennis from Parklands - Marshlands

Does anyone know if Lianne Dalziel has to self isolate after her visit to Japan (another 14 day holiday) or are we lucky enough that she has to stay in Japan, great time to choose her visit!

1 day ago

What would you do with $50 million?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Lotto's $42 million Powerball rolled over on Wednesday night, boosting the prize to $50m on Saturday - potentially the biggest ever.

To read more, click here.

What would you do with $50 million?

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15 hours ago

Nominate your kind neighbour and win!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Do you know a kind neighbour? A caring person that goes out of their way to spread a little kindness in their community. Head over to the Neighbourly's Kind Neighbour page to nominate them now and you could both receive a $50 prezzy card! Nominate now

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3 days ago

Clothes swap

Shaz from New Brighton

Hey guys. I have some woman clothes size 6 and a few size 7 shoes that if someone is keen we could do a bit of a clothes swap. I’d have say a bagful in return for a bagful 😊 we can message photos to see if it’s our style. Let me know by commenting or flick me a message

11 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

If you would like to leave a review on Google, please click the link below

Click Here to review > g.page...

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20 hours ago

Create scrabble art

The Team from Resene ColorShop Shirley

Repurpose old Scrabble tiles and picture frames together to create cute and colourful word art.

Have fun creating your own messages and paint the frames in your favourite Resene colours.

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

Find out how to create… View more
Repurpose old Scrabble tiles and picture frames together to create cute and colourful word art.

Have fun creating your own messages and paint the frames in your favourite Resene colours.

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

Find out how to create your own.

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1 day ago

Garage Sale

Gavin from North New Brighton

Sat 29th Feb
8am-12pm

Negotiable

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5 days ago

Satelites Galore

Les from North New Brighton

For those that maybe interested in what happens above their heads there will be (according to Heavens Above website ) two main drifts of Starlink satelites tonight. One shortly after sunset starting about 8.57pm. reaching 25-30 deg. above horizon in the N.E. (nearly 20 of them) but there will still… View moreFor those that maybe interested in what happens above their heads there will be (according to Heavens Above website ) two main drifts of Starlink satelites tonight. One shortly after sunset starting about 8.57pm. reaching 25-30 deg. above horizon in the N.E. (nearly 20 of them) but there will still be a lot of brightness in the sky due to the set sun. Another group (about 40) just after 10.00pm rising in the W.N.W ascending to about 80 deg.in the S.W. (nearly over head) and disappearing S. The whole forty of them will take about 10. min from start to finish. This of course is subject to a clear sky. Good spotting everyone.

1 day ago

Council closing beach car park to freedom campers on weekends

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Concerns over safety and public access has prompted the Christchurch City Council to close a beach car park popular with freedom campers during weekends.

The North Beach car park, which services both the surf lifesaving club and the North New Brighton community centre on Marine Pde in North New … View more
Concerns over safety and public access has prompted the Christchurch City Council to close a beach car park popular with freedom campers during weekends.

The North Beach car park, which services both the surf lifesaving club and the North New Brighton community centre on Marine Pde in North New Brighton, will be off limits to freedom campers from 7pm on Fridays until Monday morning.

The closure will apply from this weekend until Easter Sunday and again from Labour Weekend until New Year's Eve to coincide with the surf lifesaving season.

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6 days ago

Dog Agility. Come and watch our show 8th March.

Sandra McHugh from Canterbury Canine Agility Training Society

If you are interested in joining us in our sport and are not yet sure what it is all about then you are invited to come and watch our next show.
When: Sunday 8th March
Where: Mairehau High School backfield

Entrance off Innes Road. Please drive slowly; follow the tennis court (on your right) out to… View more
If you are interested in joining us in our sport and are not yet sure what it is all about then you are invited to come and watch our next show.
When: Sunday 8th March
Where: Mairehau High School backfield

Entrance off Innes Road. Please drive slowly; follow the tennis court (on your right) out to the field

Time: 9-2pm

All dogs not competing must be on the lead (yes you need to train first to compete).

Our next new Beginners Class starts Wednesday next term. You must register online to join our new class.

Check our website for further information CCATS.co.nz

Canterbury Canine Agility Training

3 days ago

Join our new Canterbury Parenting group

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi neighbours!

Join our new Canterbury Parenting Group - a safe place to connect with other parents, grandparents and guardians.

Use the Group to organise coffee catch-ups and playdates - and to share advice, tips and tricks for growing happy little neighbours. (There’ll even be chances … View more
Hi neighbours!

Join our new Canterbury Parenting Group - a safe place to connect with other parents, grandparents and guardians.

Use the Group to organise coffee catch-ups and playdates - and to share advice, tips and tricks for growing happy little neighbours. (There’ll even be chances to win great prizes).
Join now

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5 days ago

Residents long for 'hidden gem' Christchurch walkway to be fixed

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

It was once a "hidden gem" for walkers, runners and cyclists.
Now it's a boggy, overgrown, broken mess.

Where other parts of the Christchurch residential red zone have been maintained and used for recreation, the Horseshoe Lake walkway has deteriorated so much since the Canterbury … View more
It was once a "hidden gem" for walkers, runners and cyclists.
Now it's a boggy, overgrown, broken mess.

Where other parts of the Christchurch residential red zone have been maintained and used for recreation, the Horseshoe Lake walkway has deteriorated so much since the Canterbury earthquakes people can no longer access it.

Do you think the walkway should be restored? Read the full story here and tell us what you think in the comments below.

4 days ago

The South Island Journey presented by The Press

The Team from Readers Tours

Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous … View more
Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous landscapes. Travel via train, coach and ferry over this diverse 14-day itinerary.

8 - 21 OCTOBER 2020

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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4 days ago

20 Bay Leaves

Steve from North New Brighton

They can be used fresh or when they are dried the flavour intensifies. Dried bay leaves will keep for ages.

Bay leaves release their flavor during slow cooking, so the longer the better. They can be added to casseroles, stews, soups, marinades, pasta sauces and spaghetti bolognese. Bay leaves also… View more
They can be used fresh or when they are dried the flavour intensifies. Dried bay leaves will keep for ages.

Bay leaves release their flavor during slow cooking, so the longer the better. They can be added to casseroles, stews, soups, marinades, pasta sauces and spaghetti bolognese. Bay leaves also impart a great flavor to white, cream or cheese sauces.



Do not forget them to pop them in any pickles you are making.

Price: $2

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4 days ago

Canterbury Japan Day 2020 - Sunday 1 March!

Japanese Society

Come and join us on our 9th instalment of Canterbury Japan Day on 1st March at Riccarton Racecourse! This is a free event for the whole family.

Our theme this year is the"Japanese Winter" and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. We will have our usual delicious food stalls, prominent business … View more
Come and join us on our 9th instalment of Canterbury Japan Day on 1st March at Riccarton Racecourse! This is a free event for the whole family.

Our theme this year is the"Japanese Winter" and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. We will have our usual delicious food stalls, prominent business stalls and entertaining experiences for all.

We have an entertaining line up on our indoor and outdoor stages in addition to cultural experiences such as the Japanese Tea Ceremony and Calligraphy. With an Olympic area, Sapporo Beer Garden, Drift car display and performances by the Japanese Drumming Group Takumi, there will be something for everyone at this event!

Visit us on Facebook.
See you on 1 March at Riccarton Racecourse!
Find out more

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