21 days ago

Humanely dealing with pests this winter.

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Have you ever had a pest problem? I used to have a pet rat. They are smart, affectionate, clever little things. I'd never want to cause one unnecessary pain or suffering, which is why we've chosen to manage pests in our home with traps. It's not ideal, but it's better - and safer - than poison. I've done a little research on humane, effective vermin control during the wet months, when they like to come in from the cold. Take a look:

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5 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.

5 hours ago

What's On: "What's in your Fridge?"

Debora from Woodend

Using ideas taken from popular TV Cooking Shows, we will be demonstrating easy recipes with ingredients from the fridge and garden. Chance to sample the dishes. Gold coin donation appreciated.
"What's in your Fridge?"
  • Kaiapoi Community Garden
6 hours ago

Sunday September 6

Katrina from Hurunui District

Rock'n'wheels meet : Wheels Show & Swap Meet at the Amberley Domain from 8.30am to 4pm. "If it's wheels and you love it ... bring it along". Wheels display entry $10 (includes driver + 1 passenger), Craft site / Swap Meet $20 per site, Public entry $5 per adult, children under 15 yrs free.. Public parking at the Amberley School for a small donation. Hot food, live music, entertainment plus a huge variety of "wheels" to view. For further information email rocknwheelsmeet@yahoo.com, go to Facebook - Rocknwheelsmeet or call Katrina on 0273897319
A great treat for Father's Day.