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29 days ago

Lost cat

Renee from Blenheim

My little cat went outside on the evening of August 31st from Arthur Street in Blenheim and hasn't come home since. I'm desperate to have her back and I'd really appreciate it if you could keep an eye out for her. Her name is Dumpling and she's a tabby. Her tail goes all the way over her back when it's up, she's a bit timid and not very bright, but she's my heart.

Dumpling is 18 months old now, she's microchipped and de-sexed. She has a very round sounding meow. She's a kind of yellow possum-coloured tabby cat with spots on her belly. If you've been feeding a cat that sounds like this, who's been around for the last few weeks, I'd really, really appreciate it if you could get in touch, or catch her and take her to a vet or the SPCA.

If you've had a tabby cat pass away on your property in the central Blenheim area I'd really like to be able to put her body to rest in the garden that she loves so much.

Please help me find her. Thank you.

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Happy Fri-YAY Neighbourhood Supporters! 🥳

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

We know it's our first long weekend since June and many of us are itching to hit the roads, but there's no need to rush. Make sure to slow down, buckle up and have a plan so that you can arrive safely to wherever you're going. 💖

If you're getting behind the wheel:

🌧 Drive to conditions

↔️ Keep a safe following distance

😇 Be patient with other drivers

☕️ Take regular breaks to stay alert

⌚️ Allow plenty of time

👉 Use that indicator!


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1 day ago

Looking for planting tips?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say growing organic tomatoes is easier than you think. We list more crops to plant on Labour Weekend and give tips for bigger and better tulips next year. Learn the right way to harvest herbs and enlist predatory insects to eat up aphid pests.

Build a foldable climbing frame for upwardly mobile crops plus go in the draw for vouchers from Awapuni Nurseries and a vege grower’s hamper from Yates.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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1 day ago

Make a sensory table

The Team from Resene ColorShop Blenheim

Take an old children’s table and turn it into a fun and tactile sensory board.

Sensory boards can be made with all sorts of textures and themes for young children, and are great learning tools. Let your children help choose the Resene colours and help fun with contrasting colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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