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149 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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149 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.

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149 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
149 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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150 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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151 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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151 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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152 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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152 days ago

Daylight saving starts this Sunday! ⏰

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Now is a great time to check fire alarm batteries and make sure emergency supplies are well stocked and up to date.

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152 days ago

Sale

Christine Ashburton from Red Cross Shop Ashburton

Last days for half price sale or fill a bag for $5 ends 1pm Saturday 28th and don’t forget to visit us from the 30th we’ll have the summer stock out, we are always looking for donations for your good clean clothing, shoes, handbags, jewellery and brick a brack. Hope to see you in store soon 187… View moreLast days for half price sale or fill a bag for $5 ends 1pm Saturday 28th and don’t forget to visit us from the 30th we’ll have the summer stock out, we are always looking for donations for your good clean clothing, shoes, handbags, jewellery and brick a brack. Hope to see you in store soon 187 Burnett Street

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152 days ago

Ready the spring forward this weekend!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It's that time again! Daylight saving is this weekend. So don't forget - clocks spring forward one hour this Sunday morning. #theregoesthesleepin

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154 days ago

Are you a good driver?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Hi neighbours, how do you rate your your driving? And what do you think are the biggest risks on our region's roads?

Canterbury drivers overestimate their ability and think other road users are the problem, new research shows.

A total of 1460 people from Kaikōura to Waitaki, including 497 … View more
Hi neighbours, how do you rate your your driving? And what do you think are the biggest risks on our region's roads?

Canterbury drivers overestimate their ability and think other road users are the problem, new research shows.

A total of 1460 people from Kaikōura to Waitaki, including 497 from Christchurch, completed an online survey about their driving habits.

Findings showed 42 per cent rated their own driving ability as above average. The same group considered 73 per cent of other drivers to be only average drivers.

Read the full story by clicking the link below and tell us your thoughts in the comments.

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153 days ago

Have you got your voting papers?

Selwyn District Council from Selwyn District Council

Voting is now open in the 2019 local elections, and most people will have received their voting papers in the mail by the end of this week.

Votes must be in by midday on Saturday 12 October, so get your papers in the post as early as possible. Or drop them in to a ballot box at the Council offices… View more
Voting is now open in the 2019 local elections, and most people will have received their voting papers in the mail by the end of this week.

Votes must be in by midday on Saturday 12 October, so get your papers in the post as early as possible. Or drop them in to a ballot box at the Council offices in Rolleston, libraries in Darfield, Leeston, Lincoln and Rolleston, or at the Selwyn Aquatic Centre, Lincoln Event Centre and West Melton Community Centre.

Check our elections page at www.selwyn.govt.nz... for more details, including special voting and candidate information.

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153 days ago

Recycle your unwanted mobile phones

NZ Telecommunications Forum

Spring is here so it’s time for your annual spring clean. If you’re anything like 69 percent of New Zealand households, you’ll have at least one unconnected mobile phone gathering dust in a drawer or cupboard.

Recycle these unwanted phones with RE:MOBILE.

RE:MOBILE is a not-for-profit … View more
Spring is here so it’s time for your annual spring clean. If you’re anything like 69 percent of New Zealand households, you’ll have at least one unconnected mobile phone gathering dust in a drawer or cupboard.

Recycle these unwanted phones with RE:MOBILE.

RE:MOBILE is a not-for-profit mobile phone recycling scheme which raises money for Sustainable Coastlines.

Recycling your mobile phone is free, easy and good for the environment. Not only does it keep harmful items out of landfill, it also stops the precious materials in your phone from going to waste.

Visit RE:MOBILE to find out how to recycle your mobile phone.
Learn more

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153 days ago

House Tours are back for 2020!

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are hitting the regions for 2020!

Book your next summer weekend away now for a chance to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines!

Join us for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast … View more
NZ House & Garden House Tours are hitting the regions for 2020!

Book your next summer weekend away now for a chance to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines!

Join us for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. For the last eleven years, the magazine has handpicked five fabulous locations around the country and this time we are delighted to be heading to the Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin.

For more information and to secure your tickets for an inspiring day out exploring New Zealand's region, please visit our website.
Book now

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