More messages from your neighbours
4 hours ago

"Tis the season to support local"


“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
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13 hours ago

Applications open: Retro Market Stoke Hall

Katrina from Upper Moutere

We have stall spots available for the Summer Celebration Retro and Vintage Market at Stoke Memorial Hall on Sunday 19th January. Modest stall fees (only $20), trestle table provided, great indoor location, cafe on site. We welcome pre1980 books, clothes, china, housewares, tools, records etc. Call Lois 0274380807 or message me for more info

13 hours ago

Christmas appeal delivers more than excitement to people in need.

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Presents are growing under the Nelson Mail Christmas tree, as people drop in donations for struggling families. The Salvation Army says the gesture leaves some recipients overwhelmed with love.