Todds Valley, Nelson

19 hours ago

Do you know what to plant in the garden right now?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say grow plenty of swan plants for hungry caterpillars. It’s time to sow and plant beetroot, spring clean your houseplants, let brassicas bloom for the bees, trim scraggly mint and record when fruit trees blossom.

Meet more of our favourite 2020 Houseplant Hero entrants… View more
In this week’s issue we say grow plenty of swan plants for hungry caterpillars. It’s time to sow and plant beetroot, spring clean your houseplants, let brassicas bloom for the bees, trim scraggly mint and record when fruit trees blossom.

Meet more of our favourite 2020 Houseplant Hero entrants and upcycle an old pallet into a multipurpose tray. Plus go in the draw for Yates wildflower seeds and Manuka Doctor honey from Palmers.

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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1 day ago

Retirement village information webinar

The Team from Commission for Financial Capability

Are you or a loved one thinking of moving into a retirement village? The Office of the Retirement Commissioner is hosting a free, two-part webinar series on 23 and 24 September for anyone interested to help you understand the personal, legal, and financial implications. Selling the family home and… View moreAre you or a loved one thinking of moving into a retirement village? The Office of the Retirement Commissioner is hosting a free, two-part webinar series on 23 and 24 September for anyone interested to help you understand the personal, legal, and financial implications. Selling the family home and moving into a village is a big decision, so register today and let our experts guide you through what you and your family need to know so you can be sure you make the right choice.

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15 hours ago

Experience fun!! Come and Join with us at Manchester Unity!!

Julie from Stoke

Experience fun!! Come and Join with us at Manchester Unity!!

Lodges have some form of social activity on their meeting nights to help members get to know one another better and from these many lasting friendships are formed.

Outside the meetings, Lodges join together in social activities, such … View more
Experience fun!! Come and Join with us at Manchester Unity!!

Lodges have some form of social activity on their meeting nights to help members get to know one another better and from these many lasting friendships are formed.

Outside the meetings, Lodges join together in social activities, such as Christmas functions, mini golf and potluck dinners, housie, a movie night and much more.

You are welcome to attend a local meeting to see for yourself the benefits that it provides.

Your local representative is Julie Tomlinson Ph 03 9280799 or email juliet@manchesterunity.org.nz

Price: $43

3 days ago

Kia ora neighbours!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

With Maori Language Week upon us, we've been adding a few more words to our te reo vocabulary and using them in our everyday lives.

Whether it's saying 'mōrena!' every morning to your whānau or singing some waiata in the car, share how you are incorporating te reo Māori … View more
With Maori Language Week upon us, we've been adding a few more words to our te reo vocabulary and using them in our everyday lives.

Whether it's saying 'mōrena!' every morning to your whānau or singing some waiata in the car, share how you are incorporating te reo Māori below to go into the draw to win one of four $25 prezzy cards - let's kōrero!

21 hours ago

Free measure and quotes nationwide

RetroFit Double Glazing - Nelson

If you’re looking to retrofit double glaze your home, we offer free no obligation quotes nationwide click here to request or call us on 0800 658 658.

1 day ago

Protect Your Data from as little as $13.95 per Month - Free Installation

Rick Manson from MySales Nelson

25 GB Online Backup.
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25GB, 50GB,100GB Plans available
1,3,5 Daily Scheduled Plans
Personalised Setup and Configuration
Secure Remote or Onsite* Setup
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Free Installation - Offer Valid 30th November 2020
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The Small … View more
25 GB Online Backup.
Fully Automated - Set and Forget
25GB, 50GB,100GB Plans available
1,3,5 Daily Scheduled Plans
Personalised Setup and Configuration
Secure Remote or Onsite* Setup
Nelson Owned and Operated
Free Installation - Offer Valid 30th November 2020
*Conditions Apply
The Small Business Experts

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3 days ago

Poll: Is Hamilton New Zealand's most beautiful city?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hamilton is up against current title holder Whanganui for this year’s most beautiful city award. The city has been the butt of jokes for years, but now boasts new laneways, public spaces that give access to and face the river, and plans for a theatre by 2022.
So you tell us - is Hamilton New … View more
Hamilton is up against current title holder Whanganui for this year’s most beautiful city award. The city has been the butt of jokes for years, but now boasts new laneways, public spaces that give access to and face the river, and plans for a theatre by 2022.
So you tell us - is Hamilton New Zealand's most beautiful city?
Read the full story here.

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Is Hamilton New Zealand's most beautiful city?
  • 50.5% Yes, Hamilton has really turned itself around.
    50.5% Complete
  • 49.5% No, Whanganui should be voted most beautiful city again this year.
    49.5% Complete
693 votes
3 days ago

Community Connects grants

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Have you heard about our Community Connects grants?

The grants help fund projects that promote the inclusion and contribution of older people in community life, and support communities to prepare for an ageing population.

The fund makes one-off grants of up to $15,000. The grants … View more
Hi Neighbours!

Have you heard about our Community Connects grants?

The grants help fund projects that promote the inclusion and contribution of older people in community life, and support communities to prepare for an ageing population.

The fund makes one-off grants of up to $15,000. The grants are open to any New Zealand council, community organisation, or registered non-profit organisation. Applications for our current funding round close on 9 October.

Our last funding round was a huge success and helped fund a range of different projects across the country, that had focuses like reducing loneliness and social isolation of older people, developing an age-friendly community plan and supporting people with dementia.

With the right planning and support, we can create environments where older people are valued, connected and able to participate in their community.

If you have an age-friendly project you are interested in getting funding for click here bit.ly...
Or if would like to learn more about how your community can become more age-friendly click here bit.ly...

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2 days ago

Nelson Home and Garden Show

Jade Promotions (Home & Garden)

It’s all about idea’s, inspiration and exclusive show specials at the Nelson Home and Garden Show on from the 25 - 27 September at Saxton Stadium. Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with a huge range of Home and Garden … View more
It’s all about idea’s, inspiration and exclusive show specials at the Nelson Home and Garden Show on from the 25 - 27 September at Saxton Stadium. Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with a huge range of Home and Garden Exhibitors, featuring everything from Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Spas, Flooring, Furnishings, Artisan Foods, Lifestyle Products and more! Join Resident Builder Peter Wolfkamp on Saturday at the show for a free Ask an Expert session on 7 Steps to a Comfy Home.

Save the date in your diaries and connect with local businesses from the 25 – 27 September 2020 at the Nelson Home & Garden Show

Fri & Sat 10 – 5, Sun 10 – 4
Saxton Stadium. Stoke
Adults $8
Gold Card Friday $4
Under 16 free
Find out more

3 days ago

How does city living appeal to you?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Richard and Jenny Adams live in Nelson's city centre and they love it, but it's not for everyone - some prefer a lifestyle block in the country. What are you thoughts on city living and where would you choose to live if money was no object?

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3 days ago

What covid-19 symptoms would motivate you to be tested?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

There's no symptom too small to warrant getting a covid-19 test according to a Nelson doctor. Would a sore throat get you down to the CBAC or a cough, calling your GP for an appointment? We might feel immune to the virus being in the South Island, but it's not the time to be complacent. … View moreThere's no symptom too small to warrant getting a covid-19 test according to a Nelson doctor. Would a sore throat get you down to the CBAC or a cough, calling your GP for an appointment? We might feel immune to the virus being in the South Island, but it's not the time to be complacent. Let us know your thoughts or if you've been tested due to having symptoms.

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3 days ago

Antler, cattle or sheep horns

Ross from Tahunanui

Hi I am getting into some carving and are looking for the above. Anything considered, thank you. you can call me 0272460131.

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3 days ago

Wanting home for rent or house sit

Marcia from The Wood

Young Professional couple looking to rent a 2-3 bedroom house in Nelson for 6-12 months from early November.
Will also consider house sits, (minimum 3 months.)
We have excellent references and do not have children, pets or flatmates.

Call or text if interested: 021 268 2167

Thank you

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3 days ago

Wanted: Bicycle

Louise from Nelson South

Wanted, push bike, prefer mountain bike, second hand or new, good condition, tyres in good condition, need bike pump and inner tube repair kit as well. I have a good helmet.
Please text 0276025945 Louise.

3 days ago

It's back... for a limited time only!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

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Usually $150, your 3-month Premium Listing enables you to reach thousands of people who live around your business! Find friendly locals who want your services, introduce your team and … View more
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4 days ago

Nelson Cathedral Pet Service

Jane from Nelson

A service with blessings of pets and their owners inside the Cathedral Sunday 27th September 10am

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