353 days ago

Are you interested in obtaining everyday medical cover for you and your family? Look no further!

Manchester Unity Friendly Society - Nelson Lodge

Become a Member of Manchester Unity and join one of our Medical Plans from as little as $5.52 per week* to help you protect against unexpected everyday medical bills.

Join before 31st January 2019 and we will waive the no-claims stand down and give you 20% off your first 6 months premiums! We will also put you in the draw to win a week away in one of our fabulous Holiday Accommodation Units!**

*Price is based on a single Adult between 16-65 years of age taking the Basic Plan only with no optional extra’s. It also excludes the Membership Fee.

** Dates subject to availability, drawn Monday 4th February 2019. State on application form that you were proposed through Neighbourly.

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18 minutes ago

Poll: Growing food in school.

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Should this be part of your child's school curriculum?

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5 days ago

Mysterious Manifestations in Nelson North

Stephen from Todds Valley

I go for a walk frequently on some hilly, private rural land in Nelson North. Recently the landowners were surprised to find a small statue and a couple of unusual beer bottles at an old skid site on their steep hillside property. More recently, a 'crop-circle' type of image appeared next to the gnome, created from firewood. I was walking in the area today and saw these mysterious objects myself, so I took photos.

There is no public access close to this location... the exact locality of which has to remain a secret (unless the owners want to post it here themselves).

No unusual traffic has been seen in the area and, as far as I am aware, there have been no recent reports of unidentified aerial phenomena. Nobody I've spoken to seems to know where the statue came from... or who screwed it securely to the log it is standing on.

The image created from firewood is intriguing. It appears to be a primitive, yet artistically pleasing, representation of a humanoid, obviously a male one. One theory for its presence suggests that it is a signal to the sky people from the secretive inhabitants of the local scrublands.... perhaps showing a rendezvous point. I favour the hypothesis that it is part of a fertility or potency ritual initiated by one of the locals as there don't seem to be many pregnant women in the immediate neighbourhood.

It would be great if anybody can throw any further light on these unusual objects.

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