St Arnaud, St Arnaud

7 days ago

Funny wildlife photos

News Director Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Here's something to cheer you up on a Thursday. Click on the link to have a look at the winners of the Funniest Wildlife Photos competition. I love this otter, but there are so many great shots - it's worth a giggle :) Reply with your favourite photo.

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8 days ago

Mistletoe Christmas Market

Gaynor from Blenheim

Blenheim’s biggest street market will be on once again on Saturday 7th December proudly organised by the Lions Club of Blenheim.
Come down to browse the great range of stalls and be entertained by our fabulous Marlborough District Brass Band.
Something for everybody,

And that’s not all as the … View more
Blenheim’s biggest street market will be on once again on Saturday 7th December proudly organised by the Lions Club of Blenheim.
Come down to browse the great range of stalls and be entertained by our fabulous Marlborough District Brass Band.
Something for everybody,

And that’s not all as the MFF Xmas Parade starts at 3.30.

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8 days 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?

9 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.
Find out more

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9 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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10 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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10 days ago

Garage Sale

Carol from Blenheim

My parent has recently moved to a rest home so have a lot of things to clear out.

Negotiable

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10 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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14 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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10 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?
  • 28.5% Yes please!
    28.5% Complete
  • 71.5% No, that's weird.
    71.5% Complete
1543 votes
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