47 days ago

Down to earth: Angela Clifford's Food Farm reconnects eaters with the land

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Angela Clifford and her husband Nick Gill have always grown food together. They created the Food Farm, to provide for their family and share know-how with the community. They live with their children Ruby, Flynn and Matilda, in North Canterbury.

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2 hours ago

Anyone need a Barn Cat?

Adeeva from Loburn

I have a 3 year old male cat who is not a cuddly cat but is a good hunter, looking to re home him as Im moving overseas soon, please message me back if you want a barn cat.

2 days ago

Councillor childcare costs will be covered by the Waimakariri District Council

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

The Waimakariri District Council will pay for childcare costs incurred by elected members up to $6000 per child, per year – uncapped.

In the proposal document, it stated there were concerns a lack of financial support for childcare created a "barrier for people, in particular women, to enter elected positions in local government".

The allowance was introduced by the Remuneration Authority last year, but the decision to adopt it was left up to individual councils to decide.

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3 days ago

Poll: Clothesline Wire - Coated or Uncoated?

William from SwiftDry Clotheslines NZ

From your experience, which of the below would you much rather use on your clothesline?

We'd love to know what your preference is and let us know why in the comments!

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Clothesline Wire - Coated or Uncoated?
  • 72.6% Plastic Coated Clothesline Wire or Cord
    72.6% Complete
  • 27.4% Galvanised Clothesline Wire
    27.4% Complete
  • 0% Other - Please note in the comments
    0% Complete
73 votes