Queenstown Lakes District, Queenstown

39 days ago

Will you paint it blue?

Resene

Over 3000 New Zealand men are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer each year. Paint it blue for our boys by buying a *blue* Resene testpot. We'll donate $1 to The Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand with every blue 60ml testpot sold between 10-25 September 2019. It's that simple! Find out more

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39 days ago

How do you use the internet?

Stuff Fibre

The internet has become such an important part of our daily lives. It’s become how we communicate in our own communities and discover new ones.

But what do you actually use it for? For our second survey in Stuff Fibre’s Great Internet Survey we want to find out how New Zealanders are using … View more
The internet has become such an important part of our daily lives. It’s become how we communicate in our own communities and discover new ones.

But what do you actually use it for? For our second survey in Stuff Fibre’s Great Internet Survey we want to find out how New Zealanders are using the world wide web in their daily lives. Be in to WIN 1 of 4 $50 Prezzy cards for your participation!
Take the Survey

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40 days ago

Speak Te Reo with Neighbourly!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora koutou! I'm Zach, one of the Neighbourly Team!

For Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, we want to encourage our Neighbourly members to use more Te Reo in their neighbourhoods. To help with that here a few questions and answers to use with your neighbours. From simple greetings to asking about … View more
Kia ora koutou! I'm Zach, one of the Neighbourly Team!

For Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, we want to encourage our Neighbourly members to use more Te Reo in their neighbourhoods. To help with that here a few questions and answers to use with your neighbours. From simple greetings to asking about rubbish bin collections - we have it covered!

Have a watch and give it a go! www.youtube.com...

40 days ago

Three-minute power te reo Māori lesson: Five words every Kiwi should know

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi Neighbours,

You don't need to learn how to speak perfect, formal te reo Māori to help normalise the language of Aotearoa - you can do it one word at a time.

At the end of this three-minute power te reo Māori lesson you'll know five key words and how to use them.

On Friday our … View more
Hi Neighbours,

You don't need to learn how to speak perfect, formal te reo Māori to help normalise the language of Aotearoa - you can do it one word at a time.

At the end of this three-minute power te reo Māori lesson you'll know five key words and how to use them.

On Friday our tutor, Anton Matthews, will be live on Stuff at 12.30pm to answer any questions from this week's lessons.

For more lessons, click here

40 days ago

Neighbourhood Support is proud to support Te Wiki o te Reo Māori which kicks off today!

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

To celebrate here are 3 words you can use in your next kōrero about mental health + well-being. 🗣🧡

#NSNZmentalhealth #TeWikioTeReoMāori #KiaKahaTeReoMāori

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41 days ago

Marian’s Walk will Inspire Youth to Take On the Challenge of Life

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

For Marian Campbell, walking the length of New Zealand is a way of both inspiring young people to find a pathway in life, and paying homage to the people who have inspired her.

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41 days ago

The right strengths for the trades

BCITO NZ

It takes the right person with the right attitude to succeed in the trades. Someone with grit, determination and endurance. These are the kinds of strengths that women have and that the industry needs.

Like Chelsea Roper, from RMT builders in Queenstown - who after six years of graphic design … View more
It takes the right person with the right attitude to succeed in the trades. Someone with grit, determination and endurance. These are the kinds of strengths that women have and that the industry needs.

Like Chelsea Roper, from RMT builders in Queenstown - who after six years of graphic design in Auckland is now just finishing her first-year carpentry apprenticeship.

If you’re a woman interested in the trades, read how local women are doing it or register for The BCITO & Mitre 10 Building Women Night to meet them and employers in person.

Got the right strengths for the trades? Buildingwomen.nz
Find out more

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42 days ago

Do you love puzzles?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We have just launched our newest print product. You can now receive a monthly puzzle book packed with over 200 unique puzzles and delivered to your home each month! 100% New Zealand made and owned, just like your newspaper. Find out more

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42 days ago

Get 6 months of power at cost

energyclubnz

How much money could you be saving on your winter energy bill? Get rid of that uncertainty by calling our friendly team for a no-obligation bill comparison on 0800 339 101 from Monday to Friday.

If this sounds good to you, we're offering Neighbourly members 6 months of power at cost, no … View more
How much money could you be saving on your winter energy bill? Get rid of that uncertainty by calling our friendly team for a no-obligation bill comparison on 0800 339 101 from Monday to Friday.

If this sounds good to you, we're offering Neighbourly members 6 months of power at cost, no club fees, just your power! We’ll even throw in a 6-month subscription to NZ House & Garden Magazine. Call us from Monday to Friday and don’t forget to mention the promo code: Neighbourly.
0800 339 101

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42 days ago

Spectacular action at NZ Winter Games

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

The annual New Zealand Winter Games, one of the biggest winter sports events on the global calendar, have been taking place in Central Otago over the past fortnight, and come to an end on Saturday with a World Cup halfpipe event.

Stuff visual journalist Iain McGregor has been capturing the action,… View more
The annual New Zealand Winter Games, one of the biggest winter sports events on the global calendar, have been taking place in Central Otago over the past fortnight, and come to an end on Saturday with a World Cup halfpipe event.

Stuff visual journalist Iain McGregor has been capturing the action, taking place mainly in Wanaka and Queenstown. Here we showcase some of Iain's favourite and most dramatic shots from a spectacular two weeks on the slopes.

43 days ago

How do you talk to kids about news?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Our complex and ever-changing world can be a difficult thing to explain to tamariki. To help, Stuff has launched KEA Kids News - a twice-weekly video bulletin of news by kids for kids.

Just like the smart and curious kea, our inquisitive kid reporters will peck through local, national and … View more
Our complex and ever-changing world can be a difficult thing to explain to tamariki. To help, Stuff has launched KEA Kids News - a twice-weekly video bulletin of news by kids for kids.

Just like the smart and curious kea, our inquisitive kid reporters will peck through local, national and international news to find stories and ask questions that connect with seven to 11-year-olds, to show them that truth is not only stranger than fiction but often a lot more interesting.
Find out more

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43 days ago

Peppertree Luxury Accommodation FOR SALE!

New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty

This boutique hotel offers a new owner the opportunity to combine a healthy and diverse lifestyle with an interesting and profitable business which naturally scales down during winter, allowing for a holiday.

Each of the five beautifully appointed suites has been subtly themed, providing … View more
This boutique hotel offers a new owner the opportunity to combine a healthy and diverse lifestyle with an interesting and profitable business which naturally scales down during winter, allowing for a holiday.

Each of the five beautifully appointed suites has been subtly themed, providing individual charm as well as comfort. In the heart of the lodge is a spacious, recently renovated farmhouse kitchen enjoying garden and orchard views. A large woodburner with wetback heats the water for a series of radiators around the house, ensuring year-round warmth.

Organically managed, the four-hectare property provides the ability to live from the land with honey, fruit trees, berry patches, vegetable gardens, olives and grazing for sheep, cattle and horses. The small Chardonnay vineyard with a careful selection of clones produces a succulent house wine thoroughly enjoyed by guests from all around the world.

A range of useful ancillary sheds and buildings offers space for projects, hobbies, storage and accommodation for staff. Other facilities on the property include a petanque court, croquet lawn and small gymnasium overlooking the swimming pool.

This extraordinarily diverse and unique lifestyle is ideally located on State Highway One, less than a five-minute drive from central Blenheim and 15 minutes from numerous winery cellar doors, restaurants and the airport.

Offers from $2,500,000 plus GST (if any)
Find out more

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43 days ago

Subscribe to our free ezine Get Growing!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week's issue of Get Growing we celebrate NZ Gardener's 75th birthday with a special anniversary issue! Take a look back at gardening trends from across the decades, check out readers' old photos of life in the garden and enter to win fabulous prizes from Goulter's … View moreIn this week's issue of Get Growing we celebrate NZ Gardener's 75th birthday with a special anniversary issue! Take a look back at gardening trends from across the decades, check out readers' old photos of life in the garden and enter to win fabulous prizes from Goulter's Vinegar, Tui, NZ Gardener, the Koanga Institute and the Auckland Garden DesignFest.
We also have top tips on what to do in your garden right now, including feeding houseplants, nurturing seedlings under cover and dividing plants, and don't forget to check out our handy monthly guide on what you can sow and plant right now.

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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43 days ago

Here's an interesting fact for your Friday...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

New Zealand Police, and in particular 111, is increasingly contacted as the first port of call in a mental health crisis.

To make sure those who need help get it, in 2018 a dedicated helpline was established for those who are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and down. People can call or text … View more
New Zealand Police, and in particular 111, is increasingly contacted as the first port of call in a mental health crisis.

To make sure those who need help get it, in 2018 a dedicated helpline was established for those who are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and down. People can call or text ‘1737’ any time, day or night, to get FREE help from a trained mental health professional.

Please share so others in our community know about this life-saving helpline!

#NSNZmentalhealth #safercommunitiestogether

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