Ruapehu District, Taumarunui

132 days ago

Do you know what to do in the garden this weekend?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our ezine Get Growing has all the info you need. This week, we say reap the rewards of growing your own cherries. Cover tomatoes to beat the birds, protect crops from windy weather, label seedheads for saving, move potted crops into partial shade, and plump up garlic, onions and shallots.
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Our ezine Get Growing has all the info you need. This week, we say reap the rewards of growing your own cherries. Cover tomatoes to beat the birds, protect crops from windy weather, label seedheads for saving, move potted crops into partial shade, and plump up garlic, onions and shallots.
Turn pine cones into a summery wreath; take a look at Yates new book Top Edible Plants for Pots (and how not to kill them); plus go in the draw to win Kent & Stowe hand tools from Tui and a 2021 NZ Gardener Garden Diary.

Subscribe now for more great tips and prizes!

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132 days ago

A snowy glow

The Team from Resene ColorShop Taupo

Add a gentle warmth to your Christmas decorations with painted candle holders made from jars and your favourite Resene testpot colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Australian Women's Weekly and Resene. Find out how to create your own.

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132 days ago

Better balance is easy!

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Maintaining your balance is key to enjoying life and avoiding falls. With the easy-to-use app called Nymbl, you can improve your balance and live falls free.

You just need a smartphone or tablet. With Nymbl you’ll use simple and safe body movements and easy brain challenges like trivia. … View more
Maintaining your balance is key to enjoying life and avoiding falls. With the easy-to-use app called Nymbl, you can improve your balance and live falls free.

You just need a smartphone or tablet. With Nymbl you’ll use simple and safe body movements and easy brain challenges like trivia. It’s a technique called dual-tasking and it’s proven to be effective, it’s also fun. Just 10 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home and you can be Nymbl.

Register now to get Nymbl free. Nymbl is brought to you by Live Stronger For Longer and ACC, MOH and HQSC.
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132 days ago

Change a life this Christmas!

World Vision

Don't just give the same old thing this year.

Give a World Vision Smiles gift guaranteed to change lives!

When you gift a goat or help a girl get an education in honour of your friends or family, you can change the world for kids and families in great need.

No other gift can compare… View more
Don't just give the same old thing this year.

Give a World Vision Smiles gift guaranteed to change lives!

When you gift a goat or help a girl get an education in honour of your friends or family, you can change the world for kids and families in great need.

No other gift can compare to a pathway out of poverty. A goat will give a family nutritious milk and extra income! Make every gift count this Christmas.

Each gift comes with a card explaining your extraordinary impact. No wrapping – win!
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133 days ago

Neighbours Day 2021

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Neighbours Day Aotearoa on March 20th-30th 2021 has even more ways you can get involved this year! Our theme for 2021 is 'The Great Plant Swap' and if you are one of the first 200 to register with us, we will send you a packet of seeds to get you started!

If you love your annual BBQ, … View more
Neighbours Day Aotearoa on March 20th-30th 2021 has even more ways you can get involved this year! Our theme for 2021 is 'The Great Plant Swap' and if you are one of the first 200 to register with us, we will send you a packet of seeds to get you started!

If you love your annual BBQ, street party or the like - that is awesome! Get in early with your registration and tell us about the event you're planning and we'll send you seeds too! (We are good like that!)

We are also encouraging people to write something about their neighbours, communities and/or acts of neighbourliness with Notes for neighbours - poems, reflections or any sort of note! We will share these on our Facebook, Instagram and website and 5 will be chosen to be made into posters to share across the country.

Check out our website and register your event, big or small today!

www.neighboursday.org.nz...

133 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

It’s hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. Perhaps it’s our constant drive to improve through innovations such as our myRyman Care app and Delicious menu, or perhaps it’s the genuine warmth of the care we provide.

Our 'Experience the Care Difference’… View more
It’s hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. Perhaps it’s our constant drive to improve through innovations such as our myRyman Care app and Delicious menu, or perhaps it’s the genuine warmth of the care we provide.

Our 'Experience the Care Difference’ guide paints a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our residents experience every day. It offers a comprehensive guide to rest home, hospital and specialist dementia care, as well as our serviced apartment options. So, for the inside knowledge into what makes a Ryman care centre different, check out our guide.
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141 days ago

Your favourite ever summer holiday

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? … View more
Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? What made it such a stand-out experience? As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it included in a travel article. Cheers.

136 days ago

Palmy needs a new Councillor. Is that you?

Palmerston North City Council

A by-election to elect one councillor for the city will be held soon.

Is the future of Palmy important to you?
Is now the time to step-up and be the voice of your community?

If you just turned or soon to turn 18, or recently moved to Palmy, check you’re enrolled so you can receive your … View more
A by-election to elect one councillor for the city will be held soon.

Is the future of Palmy important to you?
Is now the time to step-up and be the voice of your community?

If you just turned or soon to turn 18, or recently moved to Palmy, check you’re enrolled so you can receive your voting papers. Voting papers will be in your letterbox between 26 and 31 January.

If you believe you have the skills to offer to make a difference, perhaps you should consider standing for council. You need to be over 18 and a New Zealand citizen. nominations for candidates close NOON 22 December.
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137 days ago

15 more chances to win...

Santa in the Suburbs

You will have noticed that our Neighbourly blue-feathered Santa has been giving out presents right across New Zealand, yet the Santa sack is still full!

Enter the daily draw by finding the secret Santa code hidden within a post on your Neighbourly newsfeed and enter it on our … View more
You will have noticed that our Neighbourly blue-feathered Santa has been giving out presents right across New Zealand, yet the Santa sack is still full!

Enter the daily draw by finding the secret Santa code hidden within a post on your Neighbourly newsfeed and enter it on our Santa in the Suburbs competition page.

Don't miss today's prize - a luxurious night in the executive suite of the Heritage Hotel.
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138 days ago

Anyone can be Nymbl

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Now you can get better balance, in the comfort and safety of your own home, with Nymbl - the easy-to-use smartphone app.

Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

Get … View more
Now you can get better balance, in the comfort and safety of your own home, with Nymbl - the easy-to-use smartphone app.

Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

Get Nymbl now, for free. Just go to fallsfree.co.nz and follow the easy instructions.
Register now

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138 days ago

Need Christmas gifts in a hurry?

Not Socks Gifts Ltd

Avoid the malls & shop at NZ’s #1 online gift store. We have a HUGE range of fun, new & different Christmas gifts that you won’t find anywhere else.

AND… if it’s on our website, it’s in our warehouse – so you’ll receive your order within 24 to 72hrs. Plus, delivery is FREEView more
Avoid the malls & shop at NZ’s #1 online gift store. We have a HUGE range of fun, new & different Christmas gifts that you won’t find anywhere else.

AND… if it’s on our website, it’s in our warehouse – so you’ll receive your order within 24 to 72hrs. Plus, delivery is FREE over $85.

Proudly New Zealand owned & operated for over 10 years.
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139 days ago

Tomorrow is International Volunteer Day...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

We wanted to say THANK YOU to all of the amazing people who make Neighbourhood Support possible across Aotearoa!

If you know someone who is giving back in your community, show them some love. Don't let their acts of generosity go unnoticed.

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139 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter December 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Our December SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now.

In this issue, we introduce you to the new Minister for Seniors, Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall. We also have tips from CERT NZ on avoiding scams this festive season, details on low-cost prepaid broadband for seniors and much more!

Make sure you read it … View more
Our December SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now.

In this issue, we introduce you to the new Minister for Seniors, Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall. We also have tips from CERT NZ on avoiding scams this festive season, details on low-cost prepaid broadband for seniors and much more!

Make sure you read it and pass it on to others you think might be interested bit.ly...

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140 days ago

Neighbours Day Aotearoa is back and has even more ways you can get involved next year with their theme: The Great Plant Swap 🌻

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

The first 200 to register their event, whether your usual BBQ, street party or something new like a plant swap, will be sent a packet of seeds to help you get started!

You can also write something nice (in 30 words or less) about your neighbours, community or acts of neighbourliness you've … View more
The first 200 to register their event, whether your usual BBQ, street party or something new like a plant swap, will be sent a packet of seeds to help you get started!

You can also write something nice (in 30 words or less) about your neighbours, community or acts of neighbourliness you've experienced with their new 'Notes for Neighbours' - any sort of note goes including poems! These will be shared on their Facebook, Instagram and website and 5 will be specially chosen to be featured on posters across Aotearoa.

Register your event, big or small, here today:

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140 days ago

Capture your Future at UCOL

UCOL

Become a leader in your field with work-focused study at UCOL.

Whether you want to get skills and knowledge to help New Zealand build its future in construction and infrastructure or put your critical thinking to work in a practical research laboratory, UCOL has the programme of study that will… View more
Become a leader in your field with work-focused study at UCOL.

Whether you want to get skills and knowledge to help New Zealand build its future in construction and infrastructure or put your critical thinking to work in a practical research laboratory, UCOL has the programme of study that will let you capture your future.

UCOL’s programmes connect learners with industry and business leaders throughout their study, making learning connections which create a pathway to career success.

Get in touch and start your learner journey today.

Enrol NOW at ucol.ac.nz or call 0800 GO UCOL to find out more about our fees-free study options.
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