96 days ago

Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close 24th October 2019.
Enter now

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More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Christchurch is New Zealand's second city, deal with it

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

There's an enduring belief that Wellington is our second-largest city. We must dispel that myth, reporter Charlie Mitchell says.
Do you think Christchurch should officially be named as New Zealand's second city or should Wellington retain its title?

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16 hours ago

Council staff to rifle through recycling in bid to improve waste collection

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Are you a gold sticker recycler?
You'll soon find out as council officials start checking yellow recycling bins over coming weeks.

From Monday a four-strong team will be carrying out spot checks on 7500 bins across Christchurch and Banks Peninsula to ensure residents have not put the wrong items out for recycling.

If you get it right? You get a gold sticker slapped on your bin.

But if you've mixed your shopping receipts, bottle lids or plastic bags in with your beer bottles and plastic trays you can expect a note in your letter box with tips on how to recycle correctly.

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17 hours ago

Want free gardening tips, advice and prizes?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week's issue of Get Growing we put the "fun" in "fungi" and grow edible mushrooms. We also have top tips on guarding your gooseberries from birds, drying seed pods, growing kid-friendly red-seeded broad beans, leaving out water for birds and protecting native bees.

Discover the true identity of that unnamed plant in your garden and enter to win the latest issue of NZ Gardener and Naturally Neem and Sea-Hume Granules.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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