Wakefield, Wakefield

7 hours ago

Should more schools change the way they teach children to read?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Tasman Leader

A community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which … View moreA community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which teaches reading and writing consecutively, say phonics books should replace the "Ready to Read" books most schools use to help children learn to read. Do you agree?

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7 hours ago

Should more schools change the way they teach children to read?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which … View moreA community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which teaches reading and writing consecutively, say phonics books should replace the "Ready to Read" books most schools use to help children learn to read. Do you agree?

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8 hours ago

WANTED: Cable reel

Brad from Richmond

My wife is a teacher and would like a reel for her classroom. She would like the reel: table size for 5 year olds.

Free

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3 days ago

Wated election/ house for sale signs

Dan from Wakefield

Any unwanted for sale / election signs looking for a couple for a project

1 day ago

Spring Grove Hall Car boot

Charla from Brightwater

Spring Grove hall Car boot sale is on the 7th Nov 9-1
stalls $5 , no need to book turn up on the day at 8am to set up for 9am start. Any one wanting to earn $$$ before Christmas is welcome, it could be new , 2nd hand , Kids toys, fruit produce, trees, anything bring it along, loads of space. … View more
Spring Grove hall Car boot sale is on the 7th Nov 9-1
stalls $5 , no need to book turn up on the day at 8am to set up for 9am start. Any one wanting to earn $$$ before Christmas is welcome, it could be new , 2nd hand , Kids toys, fruit produce, trees, anything bring it along, loads of space. If it rains we can set up inside, so get sorting, and see you all there.


PS: We are on the hunt for bulk second hand chairs if anyone knows of any.

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10 days ago

St Andrew's Church 2020 Garden Tour

Jane from Blenheim

Come one and all to the 2020 Garden Tour

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1 day ago

Nancy Drew books

Moira from Mapua

Does anyone have second-hand Nancy Drew teenage detective stories? Phone Moira 021 258 9056

1 day ago

Kid's Fishing Competition

Helen Jeffery from Mapua Boat Club

Great family activity down at the Mapua Wharf. Come on down and join in the fun, Under 6, 6-9 years and 10-12 years, spot prizes, sausage sizzle

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1 day ago

For Sale - Cross Trainer

Annie from Blenheim

York X720 Platinum Series Cross Trainer - photos and details all in attachment. Buyer must pick up.

Price: $200

York X720 Platinum Series Cross Trainer.pdf Download View

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1 day ago

SUNBEAM BENCH TOP OVEN

Barry from Richmond

SUNBEAM BENCH TOP OVEN IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION.
PICKUP RICHMOND

0274 489 416

Price: $40

2 days ago

Get decorating and $ave with Resene!

Resene

It’s time to get decorating! From now until 2 November 2020 get up to 30% off quality paint and wallpaper at your Resene ColorShop.

Get 30% off Resene premium paint 4L and under, 30% off wallpaper, 25% off Resene premium paint 10L, 25% off the retail price of accessories, and 25% off Resene … View more
It’s time to get decorating! From now until 2 November 2020 get up to 30% off quality paint and wallpaper at your Resene ColorShop.

Get 30% off Resene premium paint 4L and under, 30% off wallpaper, 25% off Resene premium paint 10L, 25% off the retail price of accessories, and 25% off Resene cleaning products.

Discounts off the normal retail price, excludes trade, Crown, wall decals, WallPrint and PaintWise levy.
Find your Resene ColorShop

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2 days ago

***NEW Zip 900 Electric Blanket with Extra Heat Foot Zone***

Mike from Richmond

Zip Housewares Single Electric Blanket - Zip 900
RRP = $39.99

Size 600mm x 1400mm
100% Polyester material
Braille markings on control and a neon power-on indicator light.

Features;… View more
Zip Housewares Single Electric Blanket - Zip 900
RRP = $39.99

Size 600mm x 1400mm
100% Polyester material
Braille markings on control and a neon power-on indicator light.

Features;

Hand washable
Extra heat at footzone
Auto overheat protection
Single temperature control
Three adjustable heat settings
Tie tabs to secure blanket to the bed

Price: $25

2 days ago

***NEW Antonette 4x Assorted Mug Gift Set***

Mike from Richmond

Microwave and Dishwasher Safe Ceramics
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Lovely Coffee Mug Set or for that larger Cup of Coffee, Milo, Hot Chocolate or Tea.

These mugs are a good size and have 350ml capacity.

Price: $15

2 days ago

***FREE Clothes Rack***

Mike from Richmond

Clothes rack available and has the plastic coating cracking and coming off but still quite useable or use it for other things like hanging stuff for spray painting etc.

Free

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3 days ago

bugs

Paul from Redwood Valley

made from per used stuff. three items , $20 each . between 150 and 300 mm long.

Price: $20

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4 days ago

Trixie Belden books

Moira from Mapua

Hi, I'm looking for Trixie Belden, teenage girl detective books by Kathryn Kenny. Moira 021 258 9056

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