Wanaka, Wanaka

85 days ago

Get your financial life in order with MoneyIQ

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours, is it time to get your finances in order? If lockdown has focused your mind on the state of your bank account, we’re here to help.

Stuff has launched MoneyIQ, an eight-week email course that will give you all the basics you need to get your money sorted and start working towards … View more
Hey neighbours, is it time to get your finances in order? If lockdown has focused your mind on the state of your bank account, we’re here to help.

Stuff has launched MoneyIQ, an eight-week email course that will give you all the basics you need to get your money sorted and start working towards a brighter, richer future. You can sign up for free here.

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86 days ago

December delights

The Team from Resene ColorShop Queenstown

From pine cones to tree-shaped centrepieces, have fun creating your own Christmas decor with Resene’s festive, on-trend colour combinations. Combine your favourite Resene testpot colours to match your Christmas style. Find out how to create your own.

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88 days ago

It's the simple things...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hey neighbours,

Wrapped up in our bubbles - it's certainly been a tough few weeks. With our daily routines challenged, we were able to slow down and enjoy the better things in life. That's why we want you be a part of the Neighbourly joy movement and share the simple things that make … View more
Hey neighbours,

Wrapped up in our bubbles - it's certainly been a tough few weeks. With our daily routines challenged, we were able to slow down and enjoy the better things in life. That's why we want you be a part of the Neighbourly joy movement and share the simple things that make you happy.

Share a photo or story with your neighbours and you could be in to win Good Joe Coffee and Best Ugly Bagels (or bagels for your whole street!).
Share now!

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88 days ago

Ryman Pioneers Certainty

Ryman Healthcare Limited

We’ve been pioneering village living, and aged care, for more than 35 years. Our track record is built on genuine compassion and respect and gives you the confidence to be able to live the way you want. It’s another reason New Zealanders have voted us one of the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted … View moreWe’ve been pioneering village living, and aged care, for more than 35 years. Our track record is built on genuine compassion and respect and gives you the confidence to be able to live the way you want. It’s another reason New Zealanders have voted us one of the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands for a 7th year. Learn more

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88 days ago

Keep reaching out, Aotearoa! 😊

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

A simple phone call or message it all it takes sometimes.

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94 days ago

Mutiny in the south: Wānaka's plan to break free from Queenstown

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Otago News

A quiet revolution has begun in small town Wānaka with growing support for a plan to break free from domineering neighbour Queenstown.

Self-employed mechanic Dean Rankin has initiated the move through a petition calling for the Local Government Commission to review the structure of the Queenstown… View more
A quiet revolution has begun in small town Wānaka with growing support for a plan to break free from domineering neighbour Queenstown.

Self-employed mechanic Dean Rankin has initiated the move through a petition calling for the Local Government Commission to review the structure of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

He needed the support of at least 10 per cent of local voters, or about 1500 people, to push for change and had hit 1200 on Wednesday morning.

Rankin would like to see the Upper Clutha area, including Wānaka, Hawea, Luggate and Makarora, establish its own council.

What do you think of Rankin's proposal? Read more here and tell us what you think in the comments below.

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90 days ago

Father and son graduate together

Competenz

Another great story!
Southland father and son, Robert and Bobby Baird have recently received their forestry qualifications, proving you are never too old to learn.

While Robert has practical experience gained during four decades in the bush, he says vocational training like the qualification he… View more
Another great story!
Southland father and son, Robert and Bobby Baird have recently received their forestry qualifications, proving you are never too old to learn.

While Robert has practical experience gained during four decades in the bush, he says vocational training like the qualification he has just done is helping keep people safe.

Competenz assessor Neville Muir worked with Bairds throughout their training programme.

“Bobby is very driven to succeed and very organised. He’s also very keen to continue upskilling his crew and there are a lot of different certificates still to do,” he says.

While Bobby is his boss at work, Robert turns back into ‘dad’ at the end of the day. “I give him a hand during the day when he’s got a lot of work on. We have a great relationship and it’s a magic thing to be able to do to work with your son.”

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89 days ago

All regions outside Auckland to move to Alert Level 2

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

All regions outside Auckland will move to Covid-19 Alert Level 2, with Auckland remaining at Alert Level 4 for at least another week.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield announced the changes at a post-cabinet press conference on Monday … View more
All regions outside Auckland will move to Covid-19 Alert Level 2, with Auckland remaining at Alert Level 4 for at least another week.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield announced the changes at a post-cabinet press conference on Monday afternoon.

Regions outside Auckland will make the change to Alert Level 2, at 11.59pm tomorrow.

Here's what you need to know
- A refresh on Level 2 restrictions and what it means for you.
- Indoor gatherings are now capped at 50 people, with outdoor gatherings restricted to a maximum of 100 people.
- There have been 20 confirmed cases of Covid-19 reported by the Ministry of Health since 9.00am yesterday, all in Auckland.
- If you have any flu-like symptoms, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or ring your GP.
- Find your closest Covid-19 testing location on the Healthpoint website

For more information, visit covid19.govt.nz.

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90 days ago

Learn from Experts in Digitally-Driven Business!

The Team from Digital Boost

We're here to help you take your business to the top.
That's why every day from 10-11am we sit down for interviews with experts in topics like digital marketing and websites, and live stream it straight to you. Power your business forward with a daily pro-tip or two!

Find out … View more
We're here to help you take your business to the top.
That's why every day from 10-11am we sit down for interviews with experts in topics like digital marketing and websites, and live stream it straight to you. Power your business forward with a daily pro-tip or two!

Find out who's sharing their knowledge this week and RSVP here
Learn more

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92 days ago

Is a small business near you delivering?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Our friends at Stuff are collating an incredible directory of small businesses delivering during lockdown in every region across New Zealand. Check out the best in baked goods, meal companies, drinks of every sort, groceries and sweet treats delivering right to your neighbourhood.

Supporting … View more
Our friends at Stuff are collating an incredible directory of small businesses delivering during lockdown in every region across New Zealand. Check out the best in baked goods, meal companies, drinks of every sort, groceries and sweet treats delivering right to your neighbourhood.

Supporting local is easy with Support Local, Aotearoa. Have a browse or show your support by submitting a shoutout to a business near you now. They'll thank you for it.

Thanks for supporting local.
Browse the directory

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92 days ago

Upcycled chandelier

The Team from Resene ColorShop Queenstown

Up your potted plants game with this easy recycling project finished in Resene.

Find out how to create your own.

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94 days ago

Billionaire Peter Thiel's plans for a luxury lodge near Wānaka

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Otago News

American billionaire Peter Thiel wants to build a luxury lodge near Wānaka.

Plans lodged with the Queenstown Lakes District Council show a series of buildings set into the rural landscape on a 193-hectare site owned by Thiel at Damper Bay, near Wānaka.

The lodge has been designed by Tokyo … View more
American billionaire Peter Thiel wants to build a luxury lodge near Wānaka.

Plans lodged with the Queenstown Lakes District Council show a series of buildings set into the rural landscape on a 193-hectare site owned by Thiel at Damper Bay, near Wānaka.

The lodge has been designed by Tokyo Olympic Stadium architect Kengo Kuma and Associates.

It proposes to accommodate 24 guests in 10 rooms and six in an owner’s pod. Continue reading here.

95 days ago

Mental Health + Well-Being - September 1st to 30th 😌

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Did you know 1 in 4 New Zealand adults will suffer from a mental disorder or distress at some point in their lives? When they do, let’s make sure they don’t have to go it alone. To create safer, more caring communities we need to not only look after ourselves but those around us as well.

For … View more
Did you know 1 in 4 New Zealand adults will suffer from a mental disorder or distress at some point in their lives? When they do, let’s make sure they don’t have to go it alone. To create safer, more caring communities we need to not only look after ourselves but those around us as well.

For the month of September, we want to come together to share ways to boost mental health and well-being. For example, you could host an online catch up or quiz, call a neighbour who lives alone, challenge your family and friends to try a new hobby or move your body more to improve your own well-being. If you or someone you know is going through a rough patch, don’t forget you can call or text 1737 anytime for free support from a trained counsellor.

Want to share your thoughts? Let us know how you’re looking out for your well-being and helping others with theirs this month by tagging us in your social media posts or emailing us your photos, videos, or experiences to: info@neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz

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95 days ago

Calling all Small Businesses!

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Usually $149+GST, Neighbourly Premium enables you to grow a strong presence in your local community. Find friendly neighbours who need your services, showcase what makes … View more
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Usually $149+GST, Neighbourly Premium enables you to grow a strong presence in your local community. Find friendly neighbours who need your services, showcase what makes you stand out from the rest and connect with people who want to ‘shop local’.

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