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5 days ago

Community Education Courses 2020

Tanya Snelleksz from Hillmorton High School Adult and Community Education

Enrolments for our Semester One courses are open. Please go to our website for more information www.hillmorton.school.nz...

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5 days ago

Plan to attract central city dwellers in Christchurch already falling behind

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Project 8011, a council-run programme aimed at increasing the central city's residential population to 20,000 by 2028, has a "needs support" designation by council staff, which Cr James Gough thought was "being kind".

The project's plights include a report … View more
Project 8011, a council-run programme aimed at increasing the central city's residential population to 20,000 by 2028, has a "needs support" designation by council staff, which Cr James Gough thought was "being kind".

The project's plights include a report that's nearly six months overdue about incentives for homebuyers.

Would you live in Christchurch's CBD? Why or why not? How do you think we can get more people living in the CBD? Read the full story here and tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

5 days ago

$ave the GST. Hurry - ends soon!

Resene

Buy Resene Premium Paints, Wood Stains, Primers, Sealers, Wallpaper, Decorating Accessories and Cleaning Products and get the GST value (15% off the full retail price) off the normal price. Plus if you are a Resene cardholder, get an extra 5% off!

If you don’t have your Resene card yet, … View more
Buy Resene Premium Paints, Wood Stains, Primers, Sealers, Wallpaper, Decorating Accessories and Cleaning Products and get the GST value (15% off the full retail price) off the normal price. Plus if you are a Resene cardholder, get an extra 5% off!

If you don’t have your Resene card yet, sign up free online, or when you’re in store.

Hurry sale ends soon! Happy decorating!

*Discounts off the normal retail price at your local Resene owned ColorShop and participating reseller until 29 January 2020. Paint offers are also available at Mitre 10 MEGA and selected Mitre 10 stores. Excludes WallPrint, decals, Crown, trade and industrial products, PaintWise levy and account sales.
Find out more

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5 days ago

We’re adjusting the electorate boundaries

Electoral Commission

We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could … View more
We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could end up in a different electorate to the one you’re in now – so we show you what we’re proposing before we make any changes and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.

Have your say now at vote.nz
Learn more

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7 days ago

House sitting wanted

Jill from Somerfield

Hi I am a mature lady who is looking to house sit from mid March to the end of April. I am responsible, reliable and caring so if you are going to be away during this time I will take good care of your home . I love animals and would probably spoil the furry ones!
Please message me and I … View more
Hi I am a mature lady who is looking to house sit from mid March to the end of April. I am responsible, reliable and caring so if you are going to be away during this time I will take good care of your home . I love animals and would probably spoil the furry ones!
Please message me and I will send you my phone number.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

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6 days ago

Honey + Honey Products For Sale at Family Friendly Prices

Neil from Halswell

Delicious new products - Blackcurrant & Honey and Blackcurrant and Honey Concentrate.

We have taken our hero of honeys, Beechwood Honey Dew with all of it’s wonderful properties and combined it with the juice of Blackcurrants – it is a taste sensation!

There are 2 great options:

1. … View more
Delicious new products - Blackcurrant & Honey and Blackcurrant and Honey Concentrate.

We have taken our hero of honeys, Beechwood Honey Dew with all of it’s wonderful properties and combined it with the juice of Blackcurrants – it is a taste sensation!

There are 2 great options:

1. Blackcurrant & Honey ($15.00 for 375gm) – great for spreading on your toast, crumpets, drizzling over porridge, ice cream, waffles, pancakes, adding to your smoothies for a real taste hit, add boiling water for a delicious fruit drink or my personal favourite – the jar and a spoon!

Ingredients: Pure Canterbury Beechwood Honey Dew, Canterbury Blackcurrant Concentrate, Fructose Sugar (1.9%)


2. Blackcurrant & Honey Concentrate ($15.00 for 300ml) – just add water, hot or cold to taste. This is perfect for refreshing drinks, a topping over your ice cream, in smoothies, desserts, over your breakfast cereal or freezing for ice blocks for the kids. Add hot water for a delicious fruit drink - yum!

The products have been tremendously popular at markets and we often sell out at these events.

FREE DELIVERY IN HALSWELL AREA (FOR ORDERS IN EXCESS OF $75.00) 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

6 days ago

Improve your computer skills for free

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Great news for all digital upskillers: you can gain computer skills for work, study and everyday life - for free and at your own pace - at Ara Connect!

We’ve got courses in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a Certificate in Computing, plus you can learn how to touch-type, use the internet, create a … View more
Great news for all digital upskillers: you can gain computer skills for work, study and everyday life - for free and at your own pace - at Ara Connect!

We’ve got courses in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a Certificate in Computing, plus you can learn how to touch-type, use the internet, create a website and lots more.

There are Ara Connect locations throughout Christchurch and in Rangiora, Timaru and Oamaru. We’re open Monday to Friday, and some locations are open Saturdays and weekends too, so you can fit your studies around work, family and other commitments.

To find out more, visit our website or call 0800 24 24 76.
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7 days ago

House sitting wanted

Jill from Somerfield

I am a mature lady who is looking for house sitting from mid-March to the end of April, or part of these dates I would love it if you have a pet or two. If you wish to talk with me I will give you my phone number if you send me a message.

8 days 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 … View more
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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8 days 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. … View moreIn 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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8 days ago

Think about your Monday Taxi 0212-232-232

Elizabeth & Brent James from Help @ Hand Ltd

Hi Neighbours
❓Is it back to work Monday ❓
❓Got an appointment anytime next week❓
🚖 03:00am starts for early airport travel.
🚖 Local professional operator - no trip to small. Doctors, hospital, specialist appointments anytime.
🚖 17 yrs experience, reliable and trustworthy.
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Hi Neighbours
❓Is it back to work Monday ❓
❓Got an appointment anytime next week❓
🚖 03:00am starts for early airport travel.
🚖 Local professional operator - no trip to small. Doctors, hospital, specialist appointments anytime.
🚖 17 yrs experience, reliable and trustworthy.
🚖 All credit and other cards accepted.
🚖 Tell us you saw this on Neighbourly 😃💰
🚖 Private tours and intercity transfers - Kaikoura - Arthur’s Pass - Queenstown/Wanaka or anywhere.
✅ Book by phone or text 0212-232-232
✅ Online - Book and pay - then fly away - no delay, you’re on your way!! www.christchurchtaxitours.com...

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9 days ago

Poll: Teens' behaviour using the internet

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbours, we are looking into teenagers' internet habits and keen to hear your experiences of your children's use of the interweb. We'd like to know, has your teenager skipped meals in order to spend time on the internet?

Teens' behaviour using the internet
  • 41.3% Yes
    41.3% Complete
  • 55% No
    55% Complete
  • 3.7% I'm not sure
    3.7% Complete
952 votes
9 days ago

Garage sale.

Anne from Halswell

Saturday 18th. Garage sale at 33 Marsack Crescent Halswell.
Starts 8am
Variety of goodies at reasonable prices.

10 days ago

Want to make your community safer, more resilient and better connected in 2020? Become a Neighbourhood Supporter today! 🏠🧡

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

When you join a Neighbourhood Support group you will:

• Have a great way to get to know the people that live around you.

• Receive emails and alerts that will keep you up-to-date with news from our community partners, including New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency NZ and NZ Civil Defence.

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When you join a Neighbourhood Support group you will:

• Have a great way to get to know the people that live around you.

• Receive emails and alerts that will keep you up-to-date with news from our community partners, including New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency NZ and NZ Civil Defence.

• Gain tips and resources to improve your household and neighbourhood safety.

• Learn how you can be better prepared for emergencies, and more.

Best of all - it’s FREE to join!

Click below to learn more and find your nearest group today...

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