44 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 $75. Use the promo code NZGN75.

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6 hours ago

Air New Zealand trials check-in and bag drop-off in downtown Queenstown

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

A bag drop-off and early check-in initiative being trialled by Air New Zealand in Queenstown could be rolled out to other locations if it proves successful, the airline says.

The national carrier says it will introduce a pop-up check-in and bag drop service in downtown Queenstown from November 20.

Passengers on the airline's domestic and international services will be able to use the service on the day of travel as part of a three month trial.

12 hours ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

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When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

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1 day ago

Australian police officers lose 67kg in run up to Queenstown marathon

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

An Australian police officer will run her first marathon in Queenstown after losing 52 kilograms since taking up running three years ago.

Kathie Alonso, 48, will be running with husband Jose, 52, also a police officer in Queensland, who lost 15kg as he joined Kathie on her weight loss journey.

They started running 10-kilometre events and progressed to half marathons before deciding to tackle the full 42.2km distance in Queenstown on Saturday.

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