St Arnaud, St Arnaud

1 day ago

Is the donations scheme fair?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Do you have a child at a high decile school that can't opt into the Government's donations scheme, effective next year? Some decile 8-10 schools say their communities are no wealthier than those at neighbouring lower decile schools, and they should be allowed to sign up to the programme … View moreDo you have a child at a high decile school that can't opt into the Government's donations scheme, effective next year? Some decile 8-10 schools say their communities are no wealthier than those at neighbouring lower decile schools, and they should be allowed to sign up to the programme too. What do you think?

2 days ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness. … View moreWhen Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

Read the full article.
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2 days ago

Cervical Screening Service

Stephanie Gray from Nelson Marlborough Health

Cervical screening clinics are now being set up in the community for eligible women who would like support to get up to date with their smears.
The first clinic is being held at the Tahunanui Community Hub 61 Muritai St, 18 November from 10.30-1.30pm.
To find when you are due, or to book in, … View more
Cervical screening clinics are now being set up in the community for eligible women who would like support to get up to date with their smears.
The first clinic is being held at the Tahunanui Community Hub 61 Muritai St, 18 November from 10.30-1.30pm.
To find when you are due, or to book in, please contact Madhu on 543 7833, 022 592 0339 or free phone 0800 729 729 (choose option 1 for Nelson).

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4 days ago

What's your phobia?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Clowns, spiders and even bananas have people running from a room. Do you have a phobia of something that you can't bare to see? Tell us about your phobia below. You may be contacted to be part of a story we'd like to do on phobias. Don't be scared, share your fear!

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4 days ago

Has your travel been disrupted by the SH6 closure?

Hannah Bartlett Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A slip caused by heavy rain has closed a section of SH6 north of Murchison. There's a detour in place that sends motorists right onto SH63 through St Arnaud, then left onto Korere-Tophouse Road and continues to SH6, with the reverse in place for southbound traffic. Have you been affected?

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8 days ago

Dangerous driving.

Trina from Blenheim

Crazy driving between Rai Valley and Blenheim. This car overtook twice on a yellow line. I was following a truck but couldn't pass on the yellow line, the road was clear and the yellow line just finished so I indicated to overtake but this car which was two cars behind me flew past me while … View moreCrazy driving between Rai Valley and Blenheim. This car overtook twice on a yellow line. I was following a truck but couldn't pass on the yellow line, the road was clear and the yellow line just finished so I indicated to overtake but this car which was two cars behind me flew past me while I was in the process of overtaking and nearly drove me off the road. Dangerous driving. Do you know this car. Shame on you driver. Also so it cross the white line near Canvas Town and got the speed wobbles.

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4 days ago

Poll: Would you pay to use your neighbours' swimming pool?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

People rent out baches, rooms in their houses, their garages and car parking spaces, so surely hiring out swimming pools is the next logical step.

A new app lets people hire their private pools by the hour, but it hasn't come to New Zealand - yet.

To read more, click here.

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Would you pay to use your neighbours' swimming pool?
  • 28.6% Yes please!
    28.6% Complete
  • 71.4% No, that's weird.
    71.4% Complete
1464 votes
4 days ago

Together with New Zealand Police we're shutting the gate on rural crime! 🐮❤️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Learn more about our new rural crime prevention signs, now available for purchase to the public, on our website: neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz or click the 'Read More' link below. 📰

#safercommunitiestogether

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4 days ago

Have you had a plant stolen?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

Hi neighbours,

We're to keen to know if pot plant and garden thievery is still a common problem and what people are doing about it.

If you've had a pot plant or something else taken from your garden in the last year and would like to share, could you please email homed@stuff.co.nz … View more
Hi neighbours,

We're to keen to know if pot plant and garden thievery is still a common problem and what people are doing about it.

If you've had a pot plant or something else taken from your garden in the last year and would like to share, could you please email homed@stuff.co.nz with your name, your neighbourhood and a quick recap of what was taken and how it happened.

We'd love to hear from you!

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4 days ago

Poll: Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

People will have to put up with offensive behaviour from difficult tenants if the government goes ahead with plans to remove the 90-day notice period for evictions. What do you think? Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice? Vote in the poll below.

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Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice?
  • 80.8% Absolutely - I’ve personally dealt with bad neighbours
    80.8% Complete
  • 13.7% No - tenants could be evicted unfairly
    13.7% Complete
  • 5.4% I don’t have an opinion
    5.4% Complete
1268 votes
4 days ago

ROAD CLOSURE: State Highway 6

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

A big slip has closed State Highway 6 between Korere and Glenhope, north of Murchison.

Northbound traffic is advised to turn right onto SH63, then turn left onto Korere-Tophouse Road and continue to SH6, with the reverse in place for southbound traffic.

The stretch of road near Murchison is … View more
A big slip has closed State Highway 6 between Korere and Glenhope, north of Murchison.

Northbound traffic is advised to turn right onto SH63, then turn left onto Korere-Tophouse Road and continue to SH6, with the reverse in place for southbound traffic.

The stretch of road near Murchison is expected to be closed for some time while agencies work to clear it. Police advise motorists to delay travel or avoid the area.
Read more.

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4 days ago

We've got some big news!

Stuff Fibre

A huge thanks to all our Stuff Fibre customers for their support with winning 4 major awards at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards.

We're thrilled to have won the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running), Best … View more
A huge thanks to all our Stuff Fibre customers for their support with winning 4 major awards at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards.

We're thrilled to have won the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running), Best Broadband Innovation and the People’s Choice Award.

Not yet a customer? Nows a great time to join a winning team >> https://stuff-fibre.co.nz/
Find out more

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4 days ago

Are you Choosing Wisely?

Stephanie Gray from Nelson Marlborough Health

More isn’t always better when it comes to healthcare.
Just because tests and treatments are available, doesn’t mean we should always use them. Make sure you end up with the right amount of care.
Patients play an important role in Choosing Wisely.
For more information see www. … View more
More isn’t always better when it comes to healthcare.
Just because tests and treatments are available, doesn’t mean we should always use them. Make sure you end up with the right amount of care.
Patients play an important role in Choosing Wisely.
For more information see www. choosingwisely.org.nz

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