Waitaki District, Oamaru

15 days ago

Vote for your neighbours and help make them our Gardeners of the Year!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Lloyd McCall had a great idea: The pool needed a new roof; farmers needed new plants. And Chris Hughes had the plants. When you're relaxing at the West Otago Swimming Pool this summer, say thanks to these homegrown heroes!

15 days ago

#NeighbourlySupporters - win one of TEN vouchers!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Here at Neighbourly HQ we love watching sports together - and know many of our members do too. We want to put the challenge out there - how about watching the games with your neighbours? *** We have TEN $50 Countdown vouchers to give away! Enter by commenting on our blog here. ***

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15 days ago

DIY patterned perfection!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Oamaru

If you like the pattern on a particular wallpaper but it’s not the right colour or scale, why not use it as inspiration for your own paint project?

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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16 days ago

MAGIC PROPERTY - MOTIVATED VENDOR

The Team from Neighbourly Property

A superb 4-bedroom family home set on an elevated and sun soaked 3035m2 site on SHW 1 at Maheno, just 12kms south of Oamaru. Designed and constructed in the early 60s with family life in mind, this roomy home has wonderful open plan living areas that track the sun all day and maximise the views … View moreA superb 4-bedroom family home set on an elevated and sun soaked 3035m2 site on SHW 1 at Maheno, just 12kms south of Oamaru. Designed and constructed in the early 60s with family life in mind, this roomy home has wonderful open plan living areas that track the sun all day and maximise the views towards the Kakanui Mountains. The kitchen is modern and functional with soft close drawers, quality appliances, plentiful storage, connects seamlessly with the dining area and through to the large lounge with free standing log burner. The modernised bathroom features both bath and separate shower, while the laundry/toilet area is adjacent, conveniently located just inside the back door area. Other sure to impress features of this just-listed property are the near new utility room and massive 140m2, high-stud shed. With 3 phase power it's perfect for ‘that person' that needs to tinker or collect. Make no mistake - this property literally offers everything you could ever dream of when trying to secure a property in this value range, and it is for genuine sale after 35 years of happy occupation.

Buyer Enquiry Over $339,000

For Sale By Deadline Closing on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at 4pm at LJ Hooker, 193 Thames Street, Oamaru (unless sold prior).

Contact Lyndon McLay on 0272 217 159

16 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter October 2019

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The October edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new SuperGold Card app and upgraded website.

In this issue we find out about being Cyber Smart and International Day of Older Persons.

We also … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The October edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new SuperGold Card app and upgraded website.

In this issue we find out about being Cyber Smart and International Day of Older Persons.

We also talked to the MenzShed about it's significance within communities across the country.

To subscribe, follow this link: bit.ly...

To view the current edition go to: bit.ly...

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17 days ago

National Gardening Week: Flower Power

Yates Gardener

The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seedsView more
The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seeds from Yates flower range including flowers for colour & bees.

We’re also on the search for Yates Budding Young Gardener 2019, the lucky winner will become a Yates Kid Ambassador for one year and win a family trip for four, to Hawaii. Entries close 6th October.
T's & C's apply.
Find out more

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18 days ago

Have you passed "inheritance" on to your kids?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We're on the hunt for people who've passed "inheritance" on to their kids while still alive? i.e. you haven't made them wait for it to be distributed by a will. Do you fit the bill? Get in touch with susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

18 days ago

Prepared For Anything - October 1st to 31st ⚠️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Here at Neighbourhood Support we know first hand that communities that stay connected and prepared fare better in emergencies than those without a plan.

For the month of October, we want to see how you tackle emergency preparedness. From getting first aid training to putting together a grab n’ … View more
Here at Neighbourhood Support we know first hand that communities that stay connected and prepared fare better in emergencies than those without a plan.

For the month of October, we want to see how you tackle emergency preparedness. From getting first aid training to putting together a grab n’ go bag with survival essentials, a little bit of planning goes a long way to make sure you can get through any situation.

This month also coincides with International Day of Disaster Reduction on October 13th and New Zealand’s national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi, ShakeOut, on Thursday, October 17th at 1.30pm.

Let us know how you’re preparing for anything in your home, at work or in your community by tagging us in your posts + using the following hashtag so we can see what you get up to:

#NSNZprepared

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19 days ago

A LIFESTYLE YOU CAN AFFORD!

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Your own rural retreat located in Tokarahi on 9ha approx. of land, features a family bungalow that is perfectly positioned, boasting a delightful private setting! Well orientated with large windows letting in the light where it counts, you will love the feel of this home and location. Traditionally… View moreYour own rural retreat located in Tokarahi on 9ha approx. of land, features a family bungalow that is perfectly positioned, boasting a delightful private setting! Well orientated with large windows letting in the light where it counts, you will love the feel of this home and location. Traditionally designed with semi open plan living and a strategically situated log fire keeps it all cosy during the winter months. There are three bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate toilet and laundry area. While outdoors there is 3 car garaging, workshop, sheep yards, and 4 paddocks of river flat land. Call today to view.
Buyer Enquiry Over $369,000

For Sale By Deadline Closing on Thursday, 7 November 2019 at 4pm at LJ Hooker, 193 Thames Street, Oamaru (unless sold prior).

Contact Stephen Robertson on 0274 731 112 or Lindsay Zanker on 0272 300 205

19 days ago

Last call for our subscription offer - special for Neighbourly members

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

This offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at … View moreThis offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at $75. Use the promo code NZGN75.

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19 days ago

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Greens have announced support for voting at 16.

Green party co-leader James Shaw said he saw "switched on" young people demanding to be heard by politicians. They were desperately unhappy about the decisions political leaders were making about their futures.

What do you think?

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Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • 17.6% Absolutely - young people are our future!
    17.6% Complete
  • 69.9% No - they lack experience to make good judgements
    69.9% Complete
  • 12.5% It depends on the 16-year-old
    12.5% Complete
1810 votes
20 days ago

FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY, SECURE YOUR FUTURE TODAY!

The Team from Neighbourly Property

This private residence is nestled away in a beautiful garden setting, just a short distance from Oamaru township. Positioned beside the Alps2Ocean cycle track this lifestyle property is sure to impress. As you head down the private drive you are met with established trees, gardens, paddocks and an … View moreThis private residence is nestled away in a beautiful garden setting, just a short distance from Oamaru township. Positioned beside the Alps2Ocean cycle track this lifestyle property is sure to impress. As you head down the private drive you are met with established trees, gardens, paddocks and an array of sheds. Upon entering the home there is a generous open plan living and dining space, heated with a wood burner, while the stylish Rimu kitchen (with additional walk in pantry) is light, very functional and even has a breakfast bar. The 4 bedrooms are all generous in size with double wardrobes, and the North-facing master bedroom (including en suite) boasts a view of the paddocks making it lovely and private. There is a full-size family bathroom with spa bath and shower, and storage throughout the home. If it is garaging you require then this property is a must see - it boasts a double garage with workshop, large double caravan shed, a utility shed, 4-bay shed, and a shearing shed, as well as sheep yards and chicken coup. The outside patio area is a private space to unwind and soak in nature with Tuis and Fantails visiting the well-established gardens.
The 2Ha is divided into garden and 5 well-fenced paddocks. Designed for convenience there is a lane to run stock up to the sheep yards and shearing shed for easy management. Established trees provide good shelter belts. The property is extremely well presented and oozes charm and tranquillity. There's space for everyone to enjoy the things they love, and still be so close to town. Secure your future today!

Buyer Enquiry Over $749,000

For Sale By Deadline Closing on Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 4pm at LJ Hooker, 193 Thames Street, Oamaru (unless sold prior).

Contact Sue Newton Gaze on 022 691 4795

21 days ago

Get creative with glass

The Team from Resene ColorShop Oamaru

Lace patterns always look beautiful. Turn this glass vase from plain to pretty with a lace effect and a Resene testpot.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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21 days ago

Do you know a Kind Neighbour?

AMI Insurance

At AMI we're looking for all the kindness heroes in your neighbourhood and we want to hear all about them. Nominate someone today, to be our weekly AMI Kind Neighbour and your special neighbour could feature in the community newspapers around New Zealand as an inspiration to us all.

Plus, … View more
At AMI we're looking for all the kindness heroes in your neighbourhood and we want to hear all about them. Nominate someone today, to be our weekly AMI Kind Neighbour and your special neighbour could feature in the community newspapers around New Zealand as an inspiration to us all.

Plus, if your nomination is chosen and features in the community newspapers then you'll both receive a $50 Prezzy® card from us!
Enter now!

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