33 days ago

Aquarium revamp to cost $51.3 million - What are your thoughts?

The team Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

Hi neighbours - the revamp of the National Aquarium of New Zealand is expected to cost $51.3 million before it opens in 2025.

It is said that the council was "redefining the aquarium to make a significant and positive contribution to New Zealand's aquatic environments", but an environmental expert has labelled this as "unwise".

What are your thoughts? Do you think this is a good or unwise investment? What do you think about the impact it could have on the coastline?
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1 hour ago

Colouring isn't just for kids! 🖍

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Mindful colouring has been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety and induce a meditative-like state in adults too.

Help scribble your worries away with this free community-inspired colouring sheet to give your brain a creative boost.


3 hours ago

What veges do you grow in pots and containers?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and any practical advice you would pass on to ensure a great result with that crop, and any secret tips you are prepared to pass on! If your tip is used in the magazine, you'll receive a free copy... And of course the glory of being in New Zealand's favourite gardening magazine! Click on this link to send us your best tip!

1 day ago


Spark NZ

The new-look Spark Gisborne store is now open and we want to celebrate! Come into store this Friday 27th September between 9am – 3pm and try out the Virtual Prize Catcher to be into win some great prizes including speakers, phones and up to $300 credit! Get in quick limited prizes available!

All you have to do is come in store (80 Gladstone Road) before 3pm, join Spark or spend $50 or more as an existing customer and be in to win T&Cs apply.
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