47 days ago

Canterbury standardbred rehab charity hopes for surer footing after Covid-19

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

A charity dedicated to rehabilitating horses after their harness racing career ends is hoping to pick up the pace by reining in more support.

As all horses across the Southern Hemisphere celebrated their standardised birthday on Saturday, North Canterbury charity Stable to Stirrup looked back over a challenging first year in operation.

The Stable to Stirrup Charitable Trust was established to help ease the pressure on people re-homing standardbred horses.

Find out more and donate here.

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1 day ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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10 hours ago

What's On: Oxford Garden Tour

Nicole from Christchurch Central

Come to Oxford for the day and stroll through six beautiful country gardens all close to the township. Tickets $25. Order through Oxford Area School 033124197, or email PTA@oxford.school.nz.
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17 hours ago

ph charger

Diane from Rangiora

the wire on my galaxy A8 ph charger has broken. anyone got a spare charger l could have ( buy)?