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137 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter October 2019

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The October edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new SuperGold Card app and upgraded website.

In this issue we find out about being Cyber Smart and International Day of Older Persons.

We also … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The October edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new SuperGold Card app and upgraded website.

In this issue we find out about being Cyber Smart and International Day of Older Persons.

We also talked to the MenzShed about it's significance within communities across the country.

To subscribe, follow this link: bit.ly...

To view the current edition go to: bit.ly...

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138 days ago

#NeighbourlySupporters - final draw!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Have you been watching the game with your neighbours? Maybe you have invited the guy next door to come along and watch at the pub or you've organised a family BBQ on game day? You could win a $50 voucher - so game-day chips and dips are on us!

Simply enter the #neighbourlysupporters drawView more
Have you been watching the game with your neighbours? Maybe you have invited the guy next door to come along and watch at the pub or you've organised a family BBQ on game day? You could win a $50 voucher - so game-day chips and dips are on us!

Simply enter the #neighbourlysupporters draw before the weekend.

Thanks to everyone who has entered so far! We love seeing what you have been up to in your neighbourhoods.

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138 days ago

Vote Day Saturday 5 October

Selwyn District Council from Selwyn District Council

Voting closes on 12 October. Make this Saturday your ‘Vote Day’ and get your voting papers in the post or a ballot box, so they reach us in plenty of time.

On ‘Vote Day’, Saturday 5 October, we’ll have extra ballot boxes at:

Lincoln Farmers and Craft Market, 10am to 1pm
Rolleston New … View more
Voting closes on 12 October. Make this Saturday your ‘Vote Day’ and get your voting papers in the post or a ballot box, so they reach us in plenty of time.

On ‘Vote Day’, Saturday 5 October, we’ll have extra ballot boxes at:

Lincoln Farmers and Craft Market, 10am to 1pm
Rolleston New World, 10am to 4pm
And on Sunday 6 October - at the Prebbleton Market, 12 to 4pm

You can also drop your voting papers into Council ballot boxes during open hours at a Selwyn Library, Lincoln Event Centre, Selwyn Aquatic Centre or West Melton Community and Recreation Centre.

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139 days ago

National Gardening Week: Flower Power

Yates Gardener

The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seedsView more
The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seeds from Yates flower range including flowers for colour & bees.

We’re also on the search for Yates Budding Young Gardener 2019, the lucky winner will become a Yates Kid Ambassador for one year and win a family trip for four, to Hawaii. Entries close 6th October.
T's & C's apply.
Find out more

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139 days ago

Have you passed "inheritance" on to your kids?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We're on the hunt for people who've passed "inheritance" on to their kids while still alive? i.e. you haven't made them wait for it to be distributed by a will. Do you fit the bill? Get in touch with susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

141 days ago

Ashburton and Selwyn mayoral candidates on key issues facing their districts

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Hi neighbours - new school versus old school in Selwyn and the boys' club trying to dethrone Ashburton's first female mayor are features of the election battles on Christchurch's southern border.

What do you think are the key issues facing the Selwyn and Ashburton districts today?

141 days ago

Last call for our subscription offer - special for Neighbourly members

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

This offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at … View moreThis offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at $75. Use the promo code NZGN75.

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141 days ago

THE CHAIRMAN CHILDREN'S FURNITURE

Sandra from Darfield

The ChairMAN
Children's Furniture Manufacturer
Qualified Chair & Frame Maker since 1976
Made in by Bruce Monro

Prices subject to change
Can be flat packed

WANTING IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS - brightly painted tables and chairs for 2 - 5yr olds and 5 - yrs old. Solid construction. The … View more
The ChairMAN
Children's Furniture Manufacturer
Qualified Chair & Frame Maker since 1976
Made in by Bruce Monro

Prices subject to change
Can be flat packed

WANTING IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS - brightly painted tables and chairs for 2 - 5yr olds and 5 - yrs old. Solid construction. The chairs and tables are made from untreated pine and sprayed with waterborne enamel paints. The colours can be MIXED or MATCHED with different combinations of pink, yellow, green, red, purple, orange, white and blue. All frames are white. Table tops are made from MDF. Make up your own colour scheme, or supply your own paint.

Negotiable

Price List for Darfield Sept 2019.docx Download View

141 days ago

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

Neighbourly.co.nz

The Greens have announced support for voting at 16.

Green party co-leader James Shaw said he saw "switched on" young people demanding to be heard by politicians. They were desperately unhappy about the decisions political leaders were making about their futures.

What do you think?

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Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • 17.6% Absolutely - young people are our future!
    17.6% Complete
  • 70% No - they lack experience to make good judgements
    70% Complete
  • 12.5% It depends on the 16-year-old
    12.5% Complete
1815 votes
141 days ago

For a solid future, get a trade!

Ara Institute of Canterbury

If you know a young person who wants a career with variety, a good income and the potential to be their own boss, then getting a trade is a smart move.

At Ara Institute of Canterbury we've got lots of trades courses starting in Christchurch and Timaru in February. Options include … View more
If you know a young person who wants a career with variety, a good income and the potential to be their own boss, then getting a trade is a smart move.

At Ara Institute of Canterbury we've got lots of trades courses starting in Christchurch and Timaru in February. Options include painting & decorating, electrical & engineering, plumbing & gasfitting, construction, carpentry & joinery, motor industry trades and He Toki and Pasifika trades training.

Students learn from inspirational mentors in real-life learning environments and get lots of hands-on experience to prepare for the workplace.

To find out more visit our website or call 0800 24 24 76
Find out more

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142 days ago

Explore Antarctica at Cathedral Square

Explore Antarctica

This weekend, Cathedral Square will host Explore Antarctica – a family fun day to welcome the international programmes and showcase the city’s wealth of Antarctic connections.

Saturday 5th October will give you:
SNOW! This is your chance to get your hands on snow in the central city and … View more
This weekend, Cathedral Square will host Explore Antarctica – a family fun day to welcome the international programmes and showcase the city’s wealth of Antarctic connections.

Saturday 5th October will give you:
SNOW! This is your chance to get your hands on snow in the central city and build your own snowman!
❄️ A taste of the icy continent: from crowd-favourite 🐶 Huskies on-site lapping up the attention to exploring the all-terrain Hagglund vehicles 🚍 used down on the ice.
🎬 Antarctic footage will be showing
😎 Scavenger hunts to excite young explorers.
👍 Antarctic heroes will come to life,
🎁 Children are encouraged to dress up like their favourite explorer (past or present) to be in to win a major prize pack of Antarctic themed goodies.

Let’s celebrate Christchurch as one of only five Antarctic Gateways in the world.

Come along for a FREE, FUN Antarctic themed day on Saturday 5 October in Cathedral Square.
Come on down!

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143 days ago

Have Shadowclad as your exterior cladding? Important information!

Adina Thorn Lawyers

Join the Shadowclad Class Action

Many property owners from around rural and urban New Zealand have already signed up to the funded Shadowclad Class Action, which is currently in progress and before the Auckland High Court. The action seeks damages on behalf of owners as a result of the alleged … View more
Join the Shadowclad Class Action

Many property owners from around rural and urban New Zealand have already signed up to the funded Shadowclad Class Action, which is currently in progress and before the Auckland High Court. The action seeks damages on behalf of owners as a result of the alleged failure of Shadowclad cladding.

THERE IS STILL TIME TO JOIN

If you own a property (house or commercial building) with Shadowclad as the exterior cladding, and the Shadowclad was installed within the last 15 years, you should register your interest now.

Visit www.adinathorn.co.nz to find out more about the class action and litigation funding.
Register now

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143 days ago

Do you know a Kind Neighbour?

AMI Insurance

At AMI we're looking for all the kindness heroes in your neighbourhood and we want to hear all about them. Nominate someone today, to be our weekly AMI Kind Neighbour and your special neighbour could feature in the community newspapers around New Zealand as an inspiration to us all.

Plus, … View more
At AMI we're looking for all the kindness heroes in your neighbourhood and we want to hear all about them. Nominate someone today, to be our weekly AMI Kind Neighbour and your special neighbour could feature in the community newspapers around New Zealand as an inspiration to us all.

Plus, if your nomination is chosen and features in the community newspapers then you'll both receive a $50 Prezzy® card from us!
Enter now!

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143 days ago

Subscribe to our free ezine Get Growing!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week's issue of Get Growing we have top tips on eating your bolters, chopping back scruffy plants, the ins and outs of plant food, providing support and protection with frames, trellises and stakes and replenishing your collection of herbs.
Find out all about growing our golden … View more
In this week's issue of Get Growing we have top tips on eating your bolters, chopping back scruffy plants, the ins and outs of plant food, providing support and protection with frames, trellises and stakes and replenishing your collection of herbs.
Find out all about growing our golden national tree, the kōwhai, build a tipsy tower of pots and enter to win a copy of a new children's book about bumblebees plus a bumblebee hive from Biobees, Thrive natural plant tonic and food from Yates and a lawn-care prize pack from Grosafe.

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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