40 days ago

Steak and donuts found in North Canterbury recycling inspection

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Waimakariri residents are learning recycling lessons the hard way as a district-wide wheelie bin inspection gets under way.

The council has been warning people, since May, not to abuse the system or face losing their bin privileges, and contractors are now out in force armed with calling cards and tags for offending bins.

Solid waste asset manager Kitty Waghorn said the inspections kicked off in Pegasus on October 12, where six streets turned up 30 contaminated bins, mostly containing food – including packets of unopened steaks and donuts.

Read more here.

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1 hour ago

Learner Driver training

Gillie from Swannanoa - Ohoka

Hi, our son is just starting out on his learner driver training and I've come to the conclusion that for everyone's sake (especially his - I'm not the most patient person in the world...) it should be by a licensed driving instructor. Does anyone have some recommendations for instructors in North Canterbury?

3 days ago

Bread & Circus buskers festival set to return

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hey Cantabrians,

Christchurch’s annual world buskers festival has transformed into an event fit for a pandemic and will return in early 2021.

Are you a fan of the annual buskers festival? Will you be going?

Who's your favourite busker?

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14 days ago

Favourite foodie finds

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite foodie finds on your travels through NZ. Have you come across a particularly amazing cafe, bakery restaurant or food truck? Had an especially delicious pie, burger, sandwich, smoothie bowl or cronut? Been to what must be one of the country's best fish and chip joints? Or been pleasantly surprised by a town's food scene? Please share the details below and include 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it included in an article. Cheers.