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56 days ago

Save on your energy bills

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Check how much you could save using our new energy bill comparison calculator.

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57 days ago

Celebrate the launch of two new Readers Tours with TV Guide!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the NorthView more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19th December 2019.
Go into win

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59 days ago

Have you nominated your community?

Resene

Time is running out to enter your nomination! With just over a week to go, don't miss out on the chance to win enough Resene paint and accessories to colourfully transformed your community.

We've had dozens of entries into the Resene Colour Your Community competition - you can … View more
Time is running out to enter your nomination! With just over a week to go, don't miss out on the chance to win enough Resene paint and accessories to colourfully transformed your community.

We've had dozens of entries into the Resene Colour Your Community competition - you can check them out here.

Now's your final chance to paint a new mural for your community hall, clean up graffiti or refresh your local playground's paint job.
Enter now!

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59 days ago

Become an early childhood teacher

Ministry Of Education

Every day, New Zealand teachers are creating brighter futures for children and young people, with lessons that can seem small, but are significant in terms of their impact.

These are lessons about important life skills such as confidence, identity, respect and persistence.

Become a teacherView more
Every day, New Zealand teachers are creating brighter futures for children and young people, with lessons that can seem small, but are significant in terms of their impact.

These are lessons about important life skills such as confidence, identity, respect and persistence.

Become a teacher and take your place alongside our children and young people. You’ll have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in their lives; to strengthen communities and build a better future for our next generations.
Learn more

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60 days ago

Poll: Would you try a plant-based diet?

Neighbourly.co.nz

A Colmar Brunton survey showed one in three New Zealanders (34 per cent) were reducing their meat consumption or eating no meat at all. Baby boomers were leading the meat-reduction charge, while most vegans and vegetarians were millennials, they found. What about you? Would you try a plant-based … View moreA Colmar Brunton survey showed one in three New Zealanders (34 per cent) were reducing their meat consumption or eating no meat at all. Baby boomers were leading the meat-reduction charge, while most vegans and vegetarians were millennials, they found. What about you? Would you try a plant-based diet? Vote in the poll below.

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Would you try a plant-based diet?
  • 20.6% Absolutely - I’m open to trying it
    20.6% Complete
  • 29.5% No way - I love eating meat
    29.5% Complete
  • 11.5% I am already following a plant-based diet
    11.5% Complete
  • 38.3% I regularly eat plant-based but still enjoy meat
    38.3% Complete
1854 votes
61 days ago

Have you heard the latest?

Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village

With our Lifestyle magazine you can read all about the happenings going on in the villages, from ballet, our new partnerships to dad jokes. Click on the link below to read our third edition for the year.

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62 days ago

Does this look familiar?

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.
Find out more

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62 days ago

Coffee and card group

Felicity from Ashburton District

Fun time had this afternoon by the group of ladies

Cards made today

Join us next Monday not to late to start your Christmas cards

62 days ago

Soap and Balm eco-friendly gift-boxes

Meredith from Ashburton District

100% Natural and Eco-Friendly Gift Boxes - Only 5 available!

Pickup from central Hinds - Free
Normal Post - $5
Rural Post - $8

Contains one large (130gm) Luxury Sheep Milk soap and one large tin (115gm) of Dandelion Balm.

Sheep milk is even creamier than Goats milk, giving an incredibly … View more
100% Natural and Eco-Friendly Gift Boxes - Only 5 available!

Pickup from central Hinds - Free
Normal Post - $5
Rural Post - $8

Contains one large (130gm) Luxury Sheep Milk soap and one large tin (115gm) of Dandelion Balm.

Sheep milk is even creamier than Goats milk, giving an incredibly luxurious soap. All my soaps are unfragranced and contain no artificial colouring or mica.

Dandelions are full of antioxidants and Dandelion balm is great for dry skin, chapped lips, nappy rash and minor cuts and grazes.

Both are 100% natural and hand-made in small batches in Hinds, NZ.

All wrapping is plastic free - even the tape.

Message me to order.

Price: $25

63 days ago

Congratulations Canterbury on reaching 100,000 members! 🎉 🎉

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi Canterbury neighbours. We are delighted to let you know your region has reached a huge milestone... Canterbury has now cracked the 100,000 member mark on Neighbourly.

The Neighbourly Team would like to thank every one of you for continuing to display your community spirit, especially after … View more
Hi Canterbury neighbours. We are delighted to let you know your region has reached a huge milestone... Canterbury has now cracked the 100,000 member mark on Neighbourly.

The Neighbourly Team would like to thank every one of you for continuing to display your community spirit, especially after another challenging year. The Christchurch Mosque attacks in March showed how much Canterbury residents are prepared to come together to support one another.

We were blown away to see Neighbourly noticeboards filled with people wanting to make a difference in their community - reaching out to neighbours to organise visits to the local mosque and coordinating events to fundraise for the victims.

Canterbury, we hold you close to our hearts. Congratulations on the milestone and thank you for being such great neighbours!

The Neighbourly Team
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66 days ago

Tell us about your favourite places in the South Island

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

We need your help for a series we'll be publishing this summer. Tell us about the best things you can find in the South Island - ie the best place to walk your dog, best playground for kids, best place to stop for a swim, best toilets, best icecream/milkshake, or the best place to stop for … View moreWe need your help for a series we'll be publishing this summer. Tell us about the best things you can find in the South Island - ie the best place to walk your dog, best playground for kids, best place to stop for a swim, best toilets, best icecream/milkshake, or the best place to stop for lunch.

Share your favourite South Island spots and activities by commenting below (and tell us why you love them), or you can send us a PM or email reporters@press.co.nz

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64 days ago

Win an EXCLUSIVE concert for your neighbourhood!

SIX60 Tour

Got what it takes to be more Neighbourly? You could win an exclusive concert in your neighbourhood from one of the supporting acts from this summer’s SIX60 tour.

We also have 20 DOUBLE PASSES to give away to Neighbourly members for each of the regional concerts.

To be eligible, we’ll … View more
Got what it takes to be more Neighbourly? You could win an exclusive concert in your neighbourhood from one of the supporting acts from this summer’s SIX60 tour.

We also have 20 DOUBLE PASSES to give away to Neighbourly members for each of the regional concerts.

To be eligible, we’ll need to see you being more Neighbourly. Whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting a neighbour to join the site (we’ve pulled together a few more ideas here).
Find out more!

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65 days ago

Collect a bag of rubbish - and you could win prizes!

Resene

Too often we think that picking up litter is someone else’s job - but collecting rubbish is such a simple way we can help our community, the environment and our own health and wellbeing.

This is why Resene is proud to sponsor the “Walk & Collect Weekend” on December 7 and 8. Take a … View more
Too often we think that picking up litter is someone else’s job - but collecting rubbish is such a simple way we can help our community, the environment and our own health and wellbeing.

This is why Resene is proud to sponsor the “Walk & Collect Weekend” on December 7 and 8. Take a walk over the weekend and collect a bag of rubbish in your community - it's simple but with a collective effort can make a big difference.

It's free to participate and there are prizes to be won - including a $200 Resene Gift Card! Simply head to their event page and register your interest.
Sign up here

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65 days ago

Where community and staff come together

The Team from Ryman Healthcare Limited

A caring community is one that’s there for us in good times, and in our times of need. That’s the community Hoko and Glenda found at Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch.

“The staff are absolutely amazing,” explains Glenda. “They go out of their way to speak to you, to make … View more
A caring community is one that’s there for us in good times, and in our times of need. That’s the community Hoko and Glenda found at Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch.

“The staff are absolutely amazing,” explains Glenda. “They go out of their way to speak to you, to make sure you’re ok.”
Hoko and Glenda feel very fortunate for the support they received when Hoko experienced some health issues. It wasn’t just the village staff who provided support, the whole community rallied around them.
“When I got sick the community itself looked after me,” Hoko explains.
“I can’t speak highly enough of the staff here,” Glenda says.
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