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11 days ago

Better Later Life Strategy

The Team from Office for Seniors

Our strategy, Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua 2019 to 2034, outlines five key areas for action to make New Zealand a great place to age.

To read the strategy and find out how we can make New Zealand a great place to age, click here ➡️ bit.ly...

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11 days ago

Are you building your own home or have you just finished? We're keen to hear from you

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating the rising number of consents made for home builds.

Perhaps you're a first-time home owner who has opted to build, rather than buy pre-existing, or maybe you're seasoned home owners who have taken the first step to create your own dream home.

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The Sunday Star-Times is investigating the rising number of consents made for home builds.

Perhaps you're a first-time home owner who has opted to build, rather than buy pre-existing, or maybe you're seasoned home owners who have taken the first step to create your own dream home.

We'd love to hear from you about the challenges involved in building, and why you've opted to take that route. Any interviewees would need to be willing to be identified and photographed in a news story.

Please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz.

12 days ago

Be in to win with The Editors’ Escape - 2 DAYS TO GO!

The Team from The Editors' Escape

If you’re an avid reader of NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener, you’ll love The Editors’ Escape! Join editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll on an unforgettable journey to the stunning Hawke’s Bay, experiencing the best of travel, tour and taste.

Unlike any other travel package, this … View more
If you’re an avid reader of NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener, you’ll love The Editors’ Escape! Join editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll on an unforgettable journey to the stunning Hawke’s Bay, experiencing the best of travel, tour and taste.

Unlike any other travel package, this escorted tour gives you the opportunity to get to know the editors behind your much-loved magazines, hearing first hand about the upcoming season trends, interiors, and gardening tips.

Be in to win with The Editors' Escape! Our friends at NZ House & Garden are giving away tickets to their popular House Tours this season. Tell us your favourite New Zealand destination where you'd like to escape with us via this link and be in to win one of five double passes to a House Tour of your choice.

Visit www.editorsescape.co.nz... for more information and to secure your spot today.

Competition closes on 15th January 2020.

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13 days ago

Do more of what you love

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Ryman village living lets you worry less and play more. Experience our retirement villages.

0800 555 103 | rymanhealthcare.co.nz
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14 days ago

Bringing generations together

AMI Insurance

Cambridge mum Rebecca Broadbent regularly takes groups of parents and preschool children to visit local rest homes. Not only is this a salve for loneliness, it sparks interaction, communication and mobility in residents, says Tracy Fairhall, activities coordinator for Raeburn Lifecare in Cambridge.… View moreCambridge mum Rebecca Broadbent regularly takes groups of parents and preschool children to visit local rest homes. Not only is this a salve for loneliness, it sparks interaction, communication and mobility in residents, says Tracy Fairhall, activities coordinator for Raeburn Lifecare in Cambridge.

For Rebecca, it is simply a joy to spread joy. She remembers the first rest home visit she arranged. “At one point I looked over at a lovely resident who was 100 and he was kind of shaking and I was worried. I got closer and saw that he was shaking with laughter because my boys were having a paper plane competition, throwing paper planes from one end of the lounge to the other. It was beautiful.”

read the full story here.
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17 days ago

New police app

The Team from New Zealand Police

Introducing the new NZ Police app - available for free download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Alongside officers serving our communities 24/7, we’re committed to using technology to help ensure our services and information are available to you, anywhere, any time.

✅National … View more
Introducing the new NZ Police app - available for free download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Alongside officers serving our communities 24/7, we’re committed to using technology to help ensure our services and information are available to you, anywhere, any time.

✅National Police News
✅Local Police news
✅Alerts and safety advice
✅Notifications direct to your phone
✅Report incidents and issues
✅Frequently asked questions

The NZ Police app allows you to receive our national and local news and alerts and extends access to our online services. It’s one of the ways we’re working to make sure New Zealand is the safest country.

Download for Android here - play.google.com...

Download for iOS here - apps.apple.com...

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17 days ago

Be in to win The Editors' Escape

The Editors' Escape

If you’re an avid reader of NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener, you’ll love The Editors’ Escape! Join editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll on an unforgettable journey to the stunning Hawke’s Bay, experiencing the best of travel, tour and taste.

Unlike any other travel package, this … View more
If you’re an avid reader of NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener, you’ll love The Editors’ Escape! Join editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll on an unforgettable journey to the stunning Hawke’s Bay, experiencing the best of travel, tour and taste.

Unlike any other travel package, this escorted tour gives you the opportunity to get to know the editors behind your much-loved magazines, hearing first hand about the upcoming season trends, interiors, and gardening tips.

Let us know here would you escape with the Editors' Escape via this link and be in to win 1 of 5 double passes to NZ House & Garden House Tours.

Competition closes 15th January 2020.
Enter now

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18 days ago

Setting your kids up financially, for life

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating how parents can best set their children up for financial security, particularly teaching them about spending and saving. We're on the hunt for advice, tips and stories from parents and families. Would you be willing to speak to us, or offer your two … View moreThe Sunday Star-Times is investigating how parents can best set their children up for financial security, particularly teaching them about spending and saving. We're on the hunt for advice, tips and stories from parents and families. Would you be willing to speak to us, or offer your two cents? You can reply to this post with a comment, or if you're happy to be interviewed, please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz.

18 days ago

For a solid future, get a trade!

Ara Institute of Canterbury

If you’d like to reclaim your sofa, Ara Institute of Canterbury could have the perfect solution.

With a foundation trades course, your sofa dweller can gain confidence, direction and valuable skills that could lead to a well-paid career.

Before long, they could be earning enough to buy … View more
If you’d like to reclaim your sofa, Ara Institute of Canterbury could have the perfect solution.

With a foundation trades course, your sofa dweller can gain confidence, direction and valuable skills that could lead to a well-paid career.

Before long, they could be earning enough to buy their own sofa - or even a better sofa than the one they’re glued to right now!

Courses are available in construction, painting and decorating, automotive engineering, electrical engineering and more, and most are FREE for 16 to 19 year olds.

For details visit our website or call 0800 24 24 76.
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19 days ago

Where we used to swim: The turning point for Canterbury's Selwyn River

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

For Canterbury's Selwyn River, whether or not it is safe to swim depends on how far upstream you are – with those living near the lower reaches saying it has been "Chernobylised".

At Chamberlains Ford, the river is OK for a dip most of the time. But a few kilometres down at … View more
For Canterbury's Selwyn River, whether or not it is safe to swim depends on how far upstream you are – with those living near the lower reaches saying it has been "Chernobylised".

At Chamberlains Ford, the river is OK for a dip most of the time. But a few kilometres down at popular campsite Coes Ford, people are advised to stay out of the water.

19 days ago

WIN with your summer photography!

Canon NZ

There are six prizes up for grabs for this year's Canon Amateur Photo Awards. Get snapping, and you could WIN! Find out more

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19 days ago

We still have over 100 tickets!

Six60 tour

We’re in the new year but our SIX60 competition is still going!

There are over 100 tickets that are yet to be claimed so there is plenty left to WIN. Don’t forget about the exclusive concert from one of the supporting acts of the SIX60 tours you could win for your neighbourhood.

To be … View more
We’re in the new year but our SIX60 competition is still going!

There are over 100 tickets that are yet to be claimed so there is plenty left to WIN. Don’t forget about the exclusive concert from one of the supporting acts of the SIX60 tours you could win for your neighbourhood.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your address? Click here).

We’ll also need to see you being more Neighbourly, whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting your neighbour to join the site (we’ve put together a few ideas here).
Have you won?

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20 days ago

Last chance to be in to win!

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

Escape to the Bay of Islands on a weekend getaway with us! 🌞

We're giving away x4 NZ House & Garden House Tours - Bay of Islands tickets and two nights accommodation at Driftwood Seaside Escapes - one of the amazing Tour houses!

View the beautiful property on the tour, then be the … View more
Escape to the Bay of Islands on a weekend getaway with us! 🌞

We're giving away x4 NZ House & Garden House Tours - Bay of Islands tickets and two nights accommodation at Driftwood Seaside Escapes - one of the amazing Tour houses!

View the beautiful property on the tour, then be the envy of all tour-goers by spending two nights.

To be in the draw all you need to do is enter the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ raffle below. Give to an important cause this and be in to win! 💕

Find out more and enter here.

Raffle closes on 6th January.

20 days ago

A special offer from Cooper's Pet Kitchen

Cooper's Pet Kitchen

Use code NEIGHBOURLY and get 50% off your first order.

Try our premium New Zealand made dog food risk free with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. It’s made with the natural goodness of grass-fed lamb and free of fillers & nasties. If your dog’s not wolfing it down after completing the … View more
Use code NEIGHBOURLY and get 50% off your first order.

Try our premium New Zealand made dog food risk free with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. It’s made with the natural goodness of grass-fed lamb and free of fillers & nasties. If your dog’s not wolfing it down after completing the transition period, we’ll refund you in full. Even the fussiest dogs are begging for more!

Available now on convenient personalised subscription – each order includes your dog’s own feeding recommendation & measuring cup.
Use code now

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