31 days ago

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5 days ago

Blackboy peaches

Bev from Somerfield

Wanting to buy Black Boy peaches when the are ready

8 hours ago

Water restrictions for Christchurch to protect firefighting supplies

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Water restrictions have been introduced in Christchurch to ensure there are enough supplies to fight fires.

The ban, the lowest of four levels, means water cannot be used outside between 3pm and 9pm, with use of hoses, sprinklers and garden irrigation systems allowed only on alternate days.

People living at odd-numbered addresses should water gardens on odd dates, even-numbered houses on even dates.

Read more here

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8 hours ago

Room for rent

Jennifer from Hoon Hay

Large room for rent in Hoon Hay!

You will be living with 2 females (age 26) and 1 toddler (age 3)
$200 per week includes power and internet, has wardrobe. Can be furnished if needed.
Is on a bus route and plenty of parking on the property for a vehicle.
The house is fully fenced with a garage, large backyard and vege garden!
Looking for someone that will fit in really well with myself, my friend & my daughter.
The room will be available end of March