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67 days ago

Ambulance fees

Val from Milson

Ambulances are free in Wellington ( due to a trust) but not here.
So why do we have to have a charity to fill this essential need.
St. Johns need to have public donations to survive. Should this not be covered by the government?

More messages from your neighbours
26 minutes ago

NZ's friendliest regions and towns

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi there,
Canterbury has been named the fifth most welcoming region in the world in the Booking.com Traveller Review Awards, while Oamaru, Hokitika and Invercargill have been named the most welcoming towns in NZ. They were followed by Cambridge, Picton, Lake Tekapo, Kerikeri, Palmerston North, Paihia and Twizel.
We'd be really keen to hear your thoughts on this based on your own travels around New Zealand. Do you think Canterbury is NZ's most welcoming region? And are these our most welcoming towns?
Where in NZ have you been made to feel particularly welcome on your travels?
As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it to be included in an article. Cheers.

1 hour ago
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4 days ago

Bunnings

Sean from Milson

As an every weekend Bunnings shopper I feel the need to share my experiences. Bunnings allows dogs on leads in their stores, I have seen dogs defecating in the aisles with owners wiping the mess but leaving smears on the floor, seen dogs climbing on the patio furniture displays and sniffing at the food displays at the cafe area.
I have mentioned this to Bunnings management and have been told that this is now their national policy.
My response as a shopper will be to answer with my feet and rather use the competition where there is a lesser health risk