Ashburton District, Ashburton

15 hours ago

Christchurch's broken roads need a quick fix

Marc Greenhill Reporter from The Press

Christchurch has 1000km of roads in need of resurfacing. City councillors want the work done quicker.

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2 days ago

South Island petrol prices plummet

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Christchurch is leading the country in petrol price falls – but the AA is asking why it didn't happen sooner.

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8 days ago

Show us your winter snaps!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi Canterbury! The days are getting colder and the Neighbourly Snaps campaign is turning up the heat in your region. Show the rest of your neighbours the wintery scenes around your pad or your region. What's your idea of a wintery scene? Post your photo in the comments below ⬇️⬇️

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5 days ago

Another delay for Christchurch's new hospital building

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

The handover of Christchurch's new $500m hospital building might be delayed again as assessors survey the damage caused by a flood earlier this month.

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3 days ago

How affordable is travel within NZ?

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone, I'm Lorna, a Stuff travel reporter. We're doing a story on how affordable travel within NZ is. For those of you who have travelled within the country post-lockdown, we'd like to hear whether you've been able to find suitable flights, accommodation and activities … View moreHi everyone, I'm Lorna, a Stuff travel reporter. We're doing a story on how affordable travel within NZ is. For those of you who have travelled within the country post-lockdown, we'd like to hear whether you've been able to find suitable flights, accommodation and activities within your budget. Do you think accommodation providers and tourism operators are doing enough to entice New Zealanders to explore their backyard? Please let us know in the comments below, your message may be used in our story.

1 day ago

Ashburton dairy farming company fined after worker crushed by trailer

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

An Ashburton dairy farming company has been fined $280,000 after one of its workers was crushed by a trailer.

Sidogg Investments Limited, a dairy farming company, was fined $281,250 and ordered to pay reparations of $90,000 in the Ashburton District Court on Tuesday after one of its workers was … View more
An Ashburton dairy farming company has been fined $280,000 after one of its workers was crushed by a trailer.

Sidogg Investments Limited, a dairy farming company, was fined $281,250 and ordered to pay reparations of $90,000 in the Ashburton District Court on Tuesday after one of its workers was crushed by a trailer.

In the September 2018 incident, the worker was standing on the draw bar of a trailer being towed by a four-wheel drive. The worker slipped from the draw bar and was drawn underneath the trailer and run over by the moving wheels, a WorkSafe investigation has found.

The worker suffered spinal injuries, pelvic and rib fractures and his life changed immeasurably as a result of the incident, WorkSafe said.

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2 days ago

Wanted Chest Freezer

Carol from Eyrewell Forest

Wanted Chest Freezer over 350L does anyone have one they no longer need please. Must be in good working order.
Many Thanks Carol flick me a txt 0212461106

2 days ago

Are you ready to get Upcycling?

Resene

The Resene Upcycling Awards are coming back this month, the third year in a row! Watch this space and get prepared for the announcement; there are great prizes up for grabs.

Upcycling is the term used for taking a preloved item and transforming it - whether it's for a new purpose … View more
The Resene Upcycling Awards are coming back this month, the third year in a row! Watch this space and get prepared for the announcement; there are great prizes up for grabs.

Upcycling is the term used for taking a preloved item and transforming it - whether it's for a new purpose altogether, or just to give it an ‘extreme makeover'. Consider using the school holidays to get Upcycling with the smaller members of your household - or use the next rainy day to drag out the paint and your creativity!

In the meantime, check out some of the creative cookies from last year.
Pick your paints

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7 days ago

Motueka: New Zealand’s small-town doughnut capital

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

If you’re hungry, please step away from your phone or monitor. Would you try this cheeseburger doughnut? Read more about the small NZ team with some big doughnut dreams below.

4 days ago

Have you picked up a copy of our July issue yet?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Well, don't wait too long! This issue is packed with good reads and amazing offers from our friends and partners. We take a close look at urban farmer Freeman Farms, and visit an Auckland coastal garden that the owner waited three long decades to create as well as a Dunedin garden where … View moreWell, don't wait too long! This issue is packed with good reads and amazing offers from our friends and partners. We take a close look at urban farmer Freeman Farms, and visit an Auckland coastal garden that the owner waited three long decades to create as well as a Dunedin garden where they’ve grown flowers for nearly 50 years. We're still on the hunt for our Houseplant Hero, thanks to our friends at Yates and Kings Plant Barn. Nominations are now open for our 2020 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year too! There’s a feature on walnut growers in NZ, highlights of new roses coming out this year and of course, details on how to get yourself $20 worth of free bulbs from NZ Bulbs.

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4 days ago

Tekapo Springs stargazing

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Imagine watching the Milky Way from an underwater hot spring hammock in the mountains. Read more on Stuff.co.nz by clicking the link below.

9 days ago

Have you booked a school holiday getaway yet?

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Many thought that the lack of international travellers would mean that Kiwi families would fill their shoes – at a fraction of the cost. But the reality is that it's still not that cheap. We have some ideas to get you started, read about them in our story below. Have you booked a getaway for… View moreMany thought that the lack of international travellers would mean that Kiwi families would fill their shoes – at a fraction of the cost. But the reality is that it's still not that cheap. We have some ideas to get you started, read about them in our story below. Have you booked a getaway for the school holidays? Where are you going? Did you find it was more affordable or not?

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4 days ago

Celebrate Four Square’s 96th Birthday

Four Square

It’s Four Square’s 96th Birthday - but you get the birthday cards!

Spend $25 or more at your local Four Square and get one of three free collectable card games! Hurry instore before they’re gone! Offer ends July 12, while stocks last.

T&Cs apply.
Find out more

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5 days ago

Can you help us find New Zealand's 2020 Gardener of the year?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Exciting news! We've teamed up with NZ Gardener for the Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year 2020. This year, Kiwis can nominate and read nominations on Neighbourly.

Ryman Healthcare with NZ Gardener is on the hunt for green-fingered good sorts – individuals or groups who have used … View more
Exciting news! We've teamed up with NZ Gardener for the Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year 2020. This year, Kiwis can nominate and read nominations on Neighbourly.

Ryman Healthcare with NZ Gardener is on the hunt for green-fingered good sorts – individuals or groups who have used their gardening skills to help other people.

There are some amazing prizes up for grabs so if you know a homegrown hero who is using their gardening skills for good, nominate them here now!
Nominate Now

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6 days ago

Do you care about the future of our planet?

The Forever Project

We’re celebrating the latest issue of The Forever Project magazine! It explores how New Zealand can bounce back from Covid-19 in a climate-friendly way. Find that content at foreverproject.co.nz.

For a sustainable future, join Stuff in The Forever Project. Sign up to our weekly newsletter and … View more
We’re celebrating the latest issue of The Forever Project magazine! It explores how New Zealand can bounce back from Covid-19 in a climate-friendly way. Find that content at foreverproject.co.nz.

For a sustainable future, join Stuff in The Forever Project. Sign up to our weekly newsletter and be in to win one of 100 limited-edition reusable beeswax Honeywraps. Each wrap can save 75 metres of plastic going into our landfill or oceans.
Sign up here

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6 days ago

Perfect time for a Winter clean

Resene

Clean up around your place with your choice of a free Resene cleaning product when you spend $100 or more at your local Resene owned ColorShop until 27 July 2020. Plus get 10L of Resene Ceiling Paint white for $99. Tinting and PaintWise levy extra.

These offers are available to … View more
Clean up around your place with your choice of a free Resene cleaning product when you spend $100 or more at your local Resene owned ColorShop until 27 July 2020. Plus get 10L of Resene Ceiling Paint white for $99. Tinting and PaintWise levy extra.

These offers are available to Resene cardholders – if you don’t have one you can sign up free when you’re in store.
Find out more

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