Queenstown Lakes District, Queenstown

1 hour ago

❗ GIVEAWAY ❗

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give … View more
Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give away. All you need to do is sign up to Red Cross Journey, be one of the first 100 participants to raise $100 and we’ll send you a KeepCup!

Red Cross Journey is our annual fundraising step challenge - with a difference. Walk 10,000 steps a day for 21 days and learn about the journey of someone involved with Red Cross while raising funds to help people in need.

For more information or to make a donation, visit: www.redcrossjourney.org.nz...

Thank you for your support.

6 hours ago

Make a bold statement...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Queenstown

Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find … View more
Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

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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14 hours ago

AMI, sharing community kindness!

AMI Insurance - Head office

When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and … View more
When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.

To read more about this inspiring act of kindness visit the AMI Hub.

#OurKindaKindness
Visit us online

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1 day ago

Police seek information following thefts from vehicles

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi neighbours - Queenstown Police are appealing for information regarding thefts from vehicles in Arrowtown.

Stolen goods include a snowboard helmet, sunglasses, shoes and jackets, and were taken overnight around McDonell Road on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Police remind motorists to … View more
Hi neighbours - Queenstown Police are appealing for information regarding thefts from vehicles in Arrowtown.

Stolen goods include a snowboard helmet, sunglasses, shoes and jackets, and were taken overnight around McDonell Road on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Police remind motorists to take any valuable items with you. If you have any information, please contact Sergeant Simon Matheson on 03 441 1600 or call anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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1 day ago

Are you waiting for surgery? We'd love to chat

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi neighbours - we're looking to chat with people who have experienced the following:

-Have been waiting for surgery that the hospital keeps postponing.
-Have been told they can't get on the waiting list for surgery due to their debilitating condition not being "serious" … View more
Hi neighbours - we're looking to chat with people who have experienced the following:

-Have been waiting for surgery that the hospital keeps postponing.
-Have been told they can't get on the waiting list for surgery due to their debilitating condition not being "serious" enough.

If you're happy to chat and potentially be part of a story about this, please get in touch with Thomas through his email: thomas.coughlan@stuff.co.nz

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1 day ago

Where are the best property deals?

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property … View more
Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property deals might be click here.

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1 day ago

Queenstown's 'worst' restaurant transformed by Kiwi with a grand plan

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

A Kiwi entrepreneur is achieving his environmental dream after buying the worst restaurant in Queenstown.

At the forefront of James Porteous' plan was to cook Thai food using 100 per cent organic produce and meat. With that ethos, Thai2Go was born.

1 day ago

Fresh Avocados - delivered to your door!

Belle Vue Orchard

Fresh Hass Avocados handpicked to order and delivered to your door. We also have Avocado oil available.

- No chiller room!
- No sitting around on supermarket shelves!
- No squeezing by customers in the produce department!

The fruit is hand-picked to your order and is handled only once … View more
Fresh Hass Avocados handpicked to order and delivered to your door. We also have Avocado oil available.

- No chiller room!
- No sitting around on supermarket shelves!
- No squeezing by customers in the produce department!

The fruit is hand-picked to your order and is handled only once before being carefully packaged up and dispatched directly to you. This means the fruit is super duper fresh when it is delivered to your door.

We pick the fruit green so you will need to be patient when your box of deliciousness arrives. And, as a bonus, most of our packaging is reusable and biodegradable.
Order yours here!

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2 days ago

Former national ski champ Philippa Greig dies in Mexico

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

A Queenstown woman has died while on holiday in Mexico, reportedly of an illness.

Philippa Greig, known as Pip, died at the weekend. It is understood she contracted a disease.

Philippa was a former member of the New Zealand Ski team and won the Open Women's title at the 2004 New Zealand … View more
A Queenstown woman has died while on holiday in Mexico, reportedly of an illness.

Philippa Greig, known as Pip, died at the weekend. It is understood she contracted a disease.

Philippa was a former member of the New Zealand Ski team and won the Open Women's title at the 2004 New Zealand Free Ski Nationals in the Skier X discipline.

Our thoughts are with her family and friends.

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2 days ago

20-30% OFF Selected Shell Motor Oils!

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Queenstown

No matter what the drive, Shell engine oils provide superior protection against engine stress.

If you want ultimate engine performance, choose Shell Helix at Beaurepaires and get 20-30% off selected packs!*

Buy in-store or online now.

Hurry offer ends 25th August 2019.

Terms & Conditions:… View more
No matter what the drive, Shell engine oils provide superior protection against engine stress.

If you want ultimate engine performance, choose Shell Helix at Beaurepaires and get 20-30% off selected packs!*

Buy in-store or online now.

Hurry offer ends 25th August 2019.

Terms & Conditions:
The 20-30% discount on selected shell motor oils is valid for purchases in-store and online at www.beaurepaires.co.nz... between 12 August – 25 August 2019 (inclusive). For a full list of eligible products please visit beaurepaires.co.nz.... Offer applies to cash, EFTPOS, credit, and finance transactions. Standard finance criteria and charges apply to finance transactions. Offer excludes fleet, commercial and trade customers. Available at participating Beaurepaires stores nationwide. Whilst stocks last.

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3 days ago

Small business lending. Easy as!

Prospa

Need some extra funds to keep business humming?

The team at Prospa can help with a business loan of $5K to $150K. Staff-up. Stock-up. Build-up. With Prospa the only way is up, and your business benefits with cash flow friendly repayments over terms of 3 to 24 months. Whatever you need, we can … View more
Need some extra funds to keep business humming?

The team at Prospa can help with a business loan of $5K to $150K. Staff-up. Stock-up. Build-up. With Prospa the only way is up, and your business benefits with cash flow friendly repayments over terms of 3 to 24 months. Whatever you need, we can help.

Visit prospa.co.nz or call 0800 005 797 to apply.
Apply now

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3 days ago

How to deal with neighbourhood disputes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because … View more
Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because being better neighbours can only have a positive impact on the quality of our communities, and who wouldn't want that :)

4 days ago

Treat yourself by treating Dad - Win*

Reporter Sunday Star Times

Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year … View more
Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year subscription and you’ll go in the draw to WIN* a brand new 65” Sony Bravia OLED TV, worth $7,499.

Ts&Cs apply.
Buy now

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4 days ago

MetService severe weather updates

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued severe weather updates for the following:

Heavy Rain Warning:
The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Fiordland north of Breaksea Sound
More info

Heavy Rain Watch:
Ranges of Westland north of Otira, and the Canterbury headwaters north of Arthurs Pass
The Canterbury … View more
MetService has issued severe weather updates for the following:

Heavy Rain Warning:
The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Fiordland north of Breaksea Sound
More info

Heavy Rain Watch:
Ranges of Westland north of Otira, and the Canterbury headwaters north of Arthurs Pass
The Canterbury headwaters, from Arthurs Pass southwards
The Otago headwaters
More info

Strong Wind Watch:
Southern Lakes, Central Otago west of Alexandra, and Southland

Road snowfall warnings:
Lindis Pass (SH8)
Crown Range Road
Milford Road (SH94)
More info

An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Monday 19 Aug 2019.

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4 days ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.
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Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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