Gore District, Gore

1 hour ago

What are your best edible crops for pots and small spaces?

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 … View moreOur 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 the link to send us your best tips.

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19 hours ago

New blog post: Neighbourly in the news!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in … View moreWe love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.

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20 hours ago

PEACEFUL PUKERAU

The Team from Neighbourly Property

With a very short drive from Gore, is an entry-level farmlet that is set on approximately 25.40 acres that has been in the same family for almost 30 years. The home features a 1960s 3 bedroom plus office with a modern kitchen that consists of a large gas cooktop and ample amounts of storage, open … View moreWith a very short drive from Gore, is an entry-level farmlet that is set on approximately 25.40 acres that has been in the same family for almost 30 years. The home features a 1960s 3 bedroom plus office with a modern kitchen that consists of a large gas cooktop and ample amounts of storage, open plan dining with an adjoining living area, a good size bathroom with a separate toilet, and completed with internal access garaging. The home is heated by a multi-fuel burner which is accompanied by a heat transfer system and is insulated top and bottom. The farmlet is set with 19 fenced tiled paddocks all with power and accessible water for stock, a 3 bay shed plus a single stand shearing shed. With a gentle rolling contour, amazing views and at a very affordable price to purchase your wee farmlet dream, why look anywhere else. Call to arrange your viewing as this is it!

1 day ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 66.3% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    66.3% Complete
  • 25.1% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    25.1% Complete
  • 8.6% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.6% Complete
1248 votes
1 day ago

Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimers NZ

Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends … View more
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?

Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.

Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.
Learn More

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2 days ago

Fancy a $50 Z Gift Card?

AMI Insurance - Head office

Get a $50 Z Gift Card to spend at any Z service station with every new AMI Comprehensive Car insurance policy you buy online by Monday 7th of October 2019.* The more new AMI Comprehensive Car policies you buy, the more $50 Z Gift Cards you’ll get!

Get a quick quote today.

*Ts & Cs apply
Get a quote

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2 days ago

0% weeds, 100% Happiness. Win a Fiskars Xact™ weed puller!

Fiskars

A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing… View more
A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing muscle strain and backache. Its simple ergonomic design is changing the strenuous outdoor job of pulling weeds. You'll have the neighbours lining up to borrow yours!

We have 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to give away. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to go in the draw to WIN!

To find out more and buy the product, visit a Bunnings or Mitre 10 store near you

Never bow down to weeds again!

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* Competition entries accepted from 1.00am Sunday 15th September 2019 to 8:00am Monday 23rd September 2019. Five 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to be won. Winners will be contacted by email or phone on Monday 23rd September 2019. The prize will be couriered to the address specified by the winner within 4 weeks of the competition closing
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3 days ago

Take the stress out of retirement living

The Team from Ryman Healthcare Limited

In retirement, having certainty about your living costs can provide great peace of mind.

It’s something Judith and Bob have discovered since moving to Bert Sutcliffe Retirement Village in Auckland. The couple enjoy peace of mind knowing exactly what they’re going to pay each week at the … View more
In retirement, having certainty about your living costs can provide great peace of mind.

It’s something Judith and Bob have discovered since moving to Bert Sutcliffe Retirement Village in Auckland. The couple enjoy peace of mind knowing exactly what they’re going to pay each week at the village. As a Ryman Healthcare village, Bert Sutcliffe residents enjoy a fixed base weekly fee for life – guaranteed.*
Judith explains, “For us it was a no brainer, it was the best decision.

*Some conditions apply
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4 days ago

Transform your candle holders

The Team from Resene ColorShop Gore

A marble finish always looks elegant whichever form it takes, from kitchen islands to smaller ornaments such as candle holders.

Painting your own marbled effect has become a hot trend of late, and the good news is that it’s so easy to create using Resene Lusta-Glo.

Make the most of this … View more
A marble finish always looks elegant whichever form it takes, from kitchen islands to smaller ornaments such as candle holders.

Painting your own marbled effect has become a hot trend of late, and the good news is that it’s so easy to create using Resene Lusta-Glo.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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4 days ago

FIRST HOME FOUND

The Team from Neighbourly Property

This solid 3 bedroom home has become available to purchase in this hot market and I'm sure it's going to tempt you. Open plan living with a large kitchen which includes a walk-in pantry and modern appliances, wetback burner and night store with top/bottom insulation, double glazed and … View moreThis solid 3 bedroom home has become available to purchase in this hot market and I'm sure it's going to tempt you. Open plan living with a large kitchen which includes a walk-in pantry and modern appliances, wetback burner and night store with top/bottom insulation, double glazed and single aluminium windows throughout, basement garaging with additional storage. This property is completed with a large North facing conservatory that provides indoor/outdoor flow to a tidy 1,012sqm well established and securely fenced section that is kitted out with fruit trees, planter boxes, tunnel house and a garden shed.

Act now to make your move and add your own flair to this very affordable home.

4 days ago

Let’s Walk for Dementia Southland!

Alzheimers NZ

Dementia affects us in more ways than one, and more of us than we realise.

That’s why this September, thousands of Kiwis will joining Memory Walks to show their support for all those living with dementia.

Will you join us this World Alzheimers Month?

Where: Feldwick Gates at Queens Park … View more
Dementia affects us in more ways than one, and more of us than we realise.

That’s why this September, thousands of Kiwis will joining Memory Walks to show their support for all those living with dementia.

Will you join us this World Alzheimers Month?

Where: Feldwick Gates at Queens Park in Invercargill
When: 12noon Sunday 22nd September

Register today at alzheimers.org.nz
Let’s make dementia top of mind.
Register now

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22 days ago

Blue September Masquerade Dance

Vanessa from Clutha District

Blue September Men's Prostate Cancer Masquerade Dance - 14th September 2019 Starts at 8pm Tickets are $40 each and can be picked up from Corys Electrical Balclutha 43 Stewart Street, Phone 034184590 or 0212206382.
More details are below on document poster. Live band. Hot food/nibbles … View more
Blue September Men's Prostate Cancer Masquerade Dance - 14th September 2019 Starts at 8pm Tickets are $40 each and can be picked up from Corys Electrical Balclutha 43 Stewart Street, Phone 034184590 or 0212206382.
More details are below on document poster. Live band. Hot food/nibbles included in price of ticket. R18 Event

blue.pdf Download View

5 days ago

The Voting Climate: A Stuff survey of every council candidate

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi Neighbours,

As part of Stuff's Quick! Save the Planet project, we are contacting every candidate in every council race to ask a series of questions about climate change. We're also asking them all for a short position statement on climate change issues.

We'll publish the … View more
Hi Neighbours,

As part of Stuff's Quick! Save the Planet project, we are contacting every candidate in every council race to ask a series of questions about climate change. We're also asking them all for a short position statement on climate change issues.

We'll publish the results of our survey on a special section, in time for when ballot papers start arriving in mailboxes at the end of next week.

If you're standing as a council candidate, please answer Stuff's climate change survey.

To find out more, click here

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6 days ago

Kia ora lovely people of Aotearoa!

The Team from Women's Refuge New Zealand

We are seeking to understand what people’s experiences have been of trying to find support for family violence in New Zealand.

If you've been impacted by family violence – including being harmed, causing harm, thinking about causing harm, or supporting others in these situations, … View more
We are seeking to understand what people’s experiences have been of trying to find support for family violence in New Zealand.

If you've been impacted by family violence – including being harmed, causing harm, thinking about causing harm, or supporting others in these situations, we'd love you to complete our anonymous survey and go into the draw to win one of three $50 Prezzy cards.

Your experiences will help us to assist others who are seeking support in the future, therefore we will be very grateful for your thoughts.

Ngā mihi nui.

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6 days ago

Will you paint it blue?

Resene

Over 3000 New Zealand men are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer each year. Paint it blue for our boys by buying a *blue* Resene testpot. We'll donate $1 to The Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand with every blue 60ml testpot sold between 10-25 September 2019. It's that simple! Find out more

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6 days ago

How do you use the internet?

Stuff Fibre

The internet has become such an important part of our daily lives. It’s become how we communicate in our own communities and discover new ones.

But what do you actually use it for? For our second survey in Stuff Fibre’s Great Internet Survey we want to find out how New Zealanders are using … View more
The internet has become such an important part of our daily lives. It’s become how we communicate in our own communities and discover new ones.

But what do you actually use it for? For our second survey in Stuff Fibre’s Great Internet Survey we want to find out how New Zealanders are using the world wide web in their daily lives. Be in to WIN 1 of 4 $50 Prezzy cards for your participation!
Take the Survey

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