Diamond Harbour, Diamond Harbour

46 days ago

Secret Garden - Honey, What a Raffle!!

Tina from Lincoln

Fancy a beehive in your backyard?? We do!!

We're fundraising towards setting up a hive in the Secret Garden but you could win your very own one in the meantime!!

Tickets are $2ea.

Raffle will be drawn at the Springston School Pet Day Friday 1st November 19.

Please contact Tina for ticket… View more
Fancy a beehive in your backyard?? We do!!

We're fundraising towards setting up a hive in the Secret Garden but you could win your very own one in the meantime!!

Tickets are $2ea.

Raffle will be drawn at the Springston School Pet Day Friday 1st November 19.

Please contact Tina for ticket sales or further information.
Ph. 0210738092
Email springstonsecretgarden@gmail.com

Springston Secret Garden
387b Ellesmere Junction Rd
Springston

Price: $2

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47 days ago

Poll: Should parents be fined if their children drop out of school?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The National Party is considering a policy of fining parents $3000 if their children drop out of school and don't enter further education or training.

Simon Bridges says "The reality is if you're not in work, education or training, you're going to be languishing in a dole … View more
The National Party is considering a policy of fining parents $3000 if their children drop out of school and don't enter further education or training.

Simon Bridges says "The reality is if you're not in work, education or training, you're going to be languishing in a dole queue, and the evidence is potentially for a long time". Do you agree with this policy? Should parents be fined?

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Should parents be fined if their children drop out of school?
  • 35.3% Yes - they are responsible for their children
    35.3% Complete
  • 25.9% It's not fair to assume they'll end up in the dole queue
    25.9% Complete
  • 38.8% No - it's not the parents' choice
    38.8% Complete
1509 votes
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47 days ago

Export Quality, locally produced RAW Honey for sale at Family Friendly prices

Neil from Halswell

We have available a great range of locally produced, RAW honeys and bee products at great, family friendly prices.

HONEY DEW (Runny Honey) 1kg $15.90 500g $8.50 250g $6.75

HONEY DEW - OCTOBER SPECIALS (available until midnight 31 October)
4 x 1kg Beechwood Honey Dew Honey JUST $50.00!
2 x 1kg … View more
We have available a great range of locally produced, RAW honeys and bee products at great, family friendly prices.

HONEY DEW (Runny Honey) 1kg $15.90 500g $8.50 250g $6.75

HONEY DEW - OCTOBER SPECIALS (available until midnight 31 October)
4 x 1kg Beechwood Honey Dew Honey JUST $50.00!
2 x 1kg Beechwood Honey Dew, 1 x Honey Dew Drops JUST $32, a saving of $9.30

CLOVER 1kg $15.90 500g $8.50 250g $6.75

MANUKA 500g $18.70 250g $9.70

THYME 500g $13.00 250g $8.00THYME 500g $13.00 250g $8.00

HONEY COMB 300g $17.50 or 2 for $25.00

HONEY DEW DROPS - Try our delicious and extremely popular Honey Dew Drops - great for soothing sore throats. These are available in Blackcurrant, Lemon and Mint. 24 pack JUST $9.50

We also have great gift ideas, including:

HONEY GIFT BOXES made up of 3 x 250g glass jars in a lovely gift box - JUST $25.00

MANUKA SKIN FOOD GIFT BOX containing your choice of one of our Manuka Honey balms, your choice of one of our Manuka honey soaps and your choice of 2 Manuka honey lip balms - how good is that! There are limited quantities of these gift boxes so get in quick to avoid disappointment.

MANUKA HONEY FUDGE. The ultimate in indulgence, we have successfully married our raw Manuka honey with the classic fudge recipe to create this deliciously more-ish treat. 1 pack $5.50 or 3 packs for $15.00 (This fudge is GLUTEN FREE).

We also have BEESWAX available for those Food Wraps 100g just $7.50 or buy 4, get 1 free.

FREE DELIVERY IN HALSWELL AREA (FOR ORDERS IN EXCESS OF $50.00) OR PICK-UP FROM REARSBY DRIVE IN HALSWELL

100% NATURAL 100% RAW 100% PURE 100% KIWI

To place an order or for more information please contact Neil on 322-1998 / 027 2886859

Negotiable

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47 days ago

Over 135 years of beautiful funerals

John Rhind Funeral Directors

At John Rhind we are proud to be one of Canterbury's longest established funeral home, having served families for over 135 years. We have award-winning locations in both Christchurch & Kaiapoi.

Our qualified team understands that it is the small personal details that matter when … View more
At John Rhind we are proud to be one of Canterbury's longest established funeral home, having served families for over 135 years. We have award-winning locations in both Christchurch & Kaiapoi.

Our qualified team understands that it is the small personal details that matter when arranging a funeral and it is the extra service that makes the difference. We are passionate about providing the highest level of care and helping families to arrange a funeral service that is a unique and personal remembrance.

We are always here to help and are available 24/7 on (03) 379 9920 should you need us.
Find out more

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48 days ago

Recycle your unwanted mobile phones

NZ Telecommunications Forum

Spring is here so it’s time for your annual spring clean. If you’re anything like 69 percent of New Zealand households, you’ll have at least one unconnected mobile phone gathering dust in a drawer or cupboard.

Recycle these unwanted phones with RE:MOBILE.

RE:MOBILE is a not-for-profit … View more
Spring is here so it’s time for your annual spring clean. If you’re anything like 69 percent of New Zealand households, you’ll have at least one unconnected mobile phone gathering dust in a drawer or cupboard.

Recycle these unwanted phones with RE:MOBILE.

RE:MOBILE is a not-for-profit mobile phone recycling scheme which raises money for Sustainable Coastlines.

Recycling your mobile phone is free, easy and good for the environment. Not only does it keep harmful items out of landfill, it also stops the precious materials in your phone from going to waste.

Visit RE:MOBILE to find out how to recycle your mobile phone.
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49 days ago

side table for sale

Lynda from Halswell

Side table with a bohemian style.
up-cycled/painted by hand using paint techniques.
Pick up Halswel

Price: $30

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49 days ago

Jon Toogood Prebbelton Tavern tonight

Paul from Halswell

2x tickets for tonight show paid $42.50 each , $60.00 for two. Can deliver

Price: $60

49 days ago

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Play Stuff is proud to present the Show Me Shorts Film Festival launching this weekend all over NZ.

Show Me Shorts exists to connect New Zealanders with short films and share New Zealand short films with the world.

Discover your local programme @ showmeshorts.co.nz

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49 days ago

Visit the Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival

Taranaki Garden Trust

Organised and produced by gardeners who are passionate about their craft, our 10-day Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival provides the opportunity to observe garden construction and planting, talk to the gardeners, obtain practical advice and be enchanted by the incredible landscapes that have been … View moreOrganised and produced by gardeners who are passionate about their craft, our 10-day Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival provides the opportunity to observe garden construction and planting, talk to the gardeners, obtain practical advice and be enchanted by the incredible landscapes that have been created throughout the region.

The Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival is a unique experience that will inspire and motivate you to take your gardening skills to the next level. Our festival is in its 15th year, our success being due to the diversity and quality of the gardens we have on offer.

We invite you to come and visit our 40+ gardens and enjoy the arts, crafts and vintage machinery on our festival trail. Purchase plants seen in various gardens and receive amazing hospitality from our garden hosts.

In 2019 the festival runs from 1st Nov - 10th Nov. See our website for more details or to download a brochure. Brochures available at iSite's and major garden centres. $2pp entry fee to each garden.
Find out more

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50 days ago

Poll: Who will you vote for?

Kamala Hayman Reporter from The Press

With only one week to go until polls close, we are running a fresh survey of Neighbourly members on who should be the mayor of Christchurch. Vote below.

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Who will you vote for?
  • 1.6% Blair Anderson
    1.6% Complete
  • 4.7% J T Anderson
    4.7% Complete
  • 37.9% Lianne Dalziel
    37.9% Complete
  • 0% Jim Glass
    0% Complete
  • 2% Tubby Hansen
    2% Complete
  • 2% Robin MCarthy
    2% Complete
  • 0.8% Stephen McPaike
    0.8% Complete
  • 7.8% John Minto
    7.8% Complete
  • 39.1% Darryll Park
    39.1% Complete
  • 1.2% Sam Park
    1.2% Complete
  • 0.8% Adrian-Cosmin Schonborn
    0.8% Complete
  • 0.4% Peter Wakeman
    0.4% Complete
  • 2% Aaron White
    2% Complete
256 votes
50 days ago

Get your voting papers in on ‘Vote Day’ - Saturday 5 October

Daniel Webster from Local Government New Zealand

Local Government New Zealand is urging people to post their voting papers on Vote Day – Saturday 5 October 2019.

All voting papers must be returned to the relevant council by midday on Saturday 12 October, and voters need to factor in the time it will take the papers to get through the postal … View more
Local Government New Zealand is urging people to post their voting papers on Vote Day – Saturday 5 October 2019.

All voting papers must be returned to the relevant council by midday on Saturday 12 October, and voters need to factor in the time it will take the papers to get through the postal system.

New Zealand Post advises that the Standard Post delivery target is up to 3 working days for nationwide delivery, while delivery to and from rural areas may take longer. However, these targets are guides only, and are not guaranteed – delivery may take longer.

Visit www.nzpost.co.nz... to find your nearest post box or office. To get more information on your local candidates, visit policylocal.nz and local council websites for both information and meet the candidate schedules.

“Some of the main reasons people give for not voting are they forgot, ran out of time or were too busy,” says LGNZ Chief Executive Malcolm Alexander.

“So to make sure people give themselves the best chance to have their say we are encouraging people to vote early on what we’ve dubbed Vote Day. Fill out your papers during the week and then to pop them in the paid envelope and into the nearest post box on Saturday 5 October.”

“Voting papers have to arrive at council offices by midday Saturday 12 October, so sending them in on Vote Day gives them plenty of time to get through the postal system.”

Mr Alexander says it is important New Zealanders participate in the selection of the people who will make decisions that affect most people’s lives on a daily basis.

“Local government shapes the place that you live. It’s the pavements you walk on, the roads where you drive, the water you drink, shower in and swim in, your parks, libraries and swimming pools where you take the kids,” Mr Alexander says.

“There’s been a lot of robust public conversation around climate change, the housing crisis, the quality of our water and our transport options, and now is the time to turn that conversation into a vote that influences your local leadership.”

“Voters can still post their papers after 5 October, but there is no harm in doing it earlier,” Mr Alexander says.

Eligible voters who didn’t enrol before 16 August won’t receive their papers in the mail, but can make a special vote by visiting their local council offices, or by contacting their Council Electoral Officer.

What: ‘Vote Day’
When: Saturday 5 October 2019
Why: Make sure you have your say by voting early
How: Visit www.nzpost.co.nz... to find your nearest post box or office. To get more information on your local candidates, visit policylocal.nz and local council websites for both information and meet the candidate schedules.

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50 days ago

Cape Reinga to Bluff

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

The amazing Marian Campbell and friend Kay Garland have taken off on their journey along the Te Araroa trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff.

She's raising funds for the youth in our programmes and we'll keep you updated throughout her journey.

Thank you for inspiring us and showing young … View more
The amazing Marian Campbell and friend Kay Garland have taken off on their journey along the Te Araroa trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff.

She's raising funds for the youth in our programmes and we'll keep you updated throughout her journey.

Thank you for inspiring us and showing young people across Aotearoa that what they have inside is greater than any obstacle.

Kia kaha Marian and Kay!

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50 days ago

#NeighbourlySupporters - win one of TEN vouchers!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Here at Neighbourly HQ we love watching sports together - and know many of our members do too. We want to put the challenge out there - how about watching the games with your neighbours? *** We have TEN $50 Countdown vouchers to give away! Enter by commenting on our blog here. ***

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50 days ago

Ageing well expo

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

On monday we were at the Positive aging expo at Papanui and next week we are at the SWELL expo. Selwyn District Council have partnered with Enliven Positive Ageing Services to create the SWELL Expo. Come along and see us at this free event.
Learn about volunteering, social activities, healthcare, … View more
On monday we were at the Positive aging expo at Papanui and next week we are at the SWELL expo. Selwyn District Council have partnered with Enliven Positive Ageing Services to create the SWELL Expo. Come along and see us at this free event.
Learn about volunteering, social activities, healthcare, life planning and community groups; plus enjoy fun activities and entertainment.

Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019.

Time: 10am to 3pm.

Location: Lincoln Events Centre (15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln).

See you there

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