Ashburton District, Ashburton

25 days ago

Nominations for the 2020 Women of Influence Awards are now open!!!

The Team from Women of Influence

Know an inspirational woman who’s helping make New Zealand a better place? Nominate her now for the 2020 Women of Influence Awards.

The Women of Influence Awards shine a light on the amazing work Kiwi women are doing from grassroots level to the global stage. Helping propel our future leaders … View more
Know an inspirational woman who’s helping make New Zealand a better place? Nominate her now for the 2020 Women of Influence Awards.

The Women of Influence Awards shine a light on the amazing work Kiwi women are doing from grassroots level to the global stage. Helping propel our future leaders and rising stars to bigger and better things.

Head to www.womenofinfluence.co.nz... more information

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26 days ago

Just what you need, right nearby

Four Square

Hot chicken and fresh salad 4 the easy dinner? Apples and a loaf of bread 4 the lunchbox panic? Bacon and eggs 4 breakfast in bed?

Whether it’s easy munches, school lunches or Sunday brunches, your Four Square has everything you need to keep life nice, easy and local.

Four Square. Just … View more
Hot chicken and fresh salad 4 the easy dinner? Apples and a loaf of bread 4 the lunchbox panic? Bacon and eggs 4 breakfast in bed?

Whether it’s easy munches, school lunches or Sunday brunches, your Four Square has everything you need to keep life nice, easy and local.

Four Square. Just what you need, right nearby.
Find out more

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26 days ago

Have you survived a life shock?

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is exploring what it means to be resilient in times of uncertainty and loss. Perhaps you've suffered a devastating financial loss, overcome a health issue, or had to start over again? We're keen to hear what made you keep going, and what advice you would have for … View moreThe Sunday Star-Times is exploring what it means to be resilient in times of uncertainty and loss. Perhaps you've suffered a devastating financial loss, overcome a health issue, or had to start over again? We're keen to hear what made you keep going, and what advice you would have for others. If you're happy to be identified and share your story, please share your story in the comments below, or contact kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz

32 days ago

Building 101: So you want to build a sleep out...

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

When I heard there would be changes to the consent rules around building sleep outs, I was excited. I've always wanted a tea house in my back yard... a garden room where I can do a bit of potting, maybe read a book, or just cool off in the shade.
Turns out it's not quite as simple as a … View more
When I heard there would be changes to the consent rules around building sleep outs, I was excited. I've always wanted a tea house in my back yard... a garden room where I can do a bit of potting, maybe read a book, or just cool off in the shade.
Turns out it's not quite as simple as a trip to the hardware store to burn a hole in your credit card. If you're thinking of putting something up on your property, check in here first:

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32 days ago

Hidden in New Zealand: A magical boot hotel

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Just 30 minutes from Nelson, you'll find this unique hotel - the brainchild of passionate and super-friendly locals Judy and Steve Richards. Would you stay?

29 days ago

Luxury for less

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Luxury lodges, usually full of overseas tourists and facing the off-peak winter season are slashing prices as much as 60 per cent, making a night at these lodges a little more accessible.

30 days ago

Would you dare?

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

It's a cross between a fighter jet and torpedo - that looks like a shark - and this Queenstown ride has been discounted to encourage more Kiwis to travel.

30 days ago

Māori exhibit at Canterbury Museum

Kamala Hayman Reporter from The Press

A 28-year-old diorama depicting a Māori family in pre-colonial times has been partially obscured by the Canterbury Museum following mounting complaints. Is it time to rethink how we portray our history in such exhibits, as well as in our statues and monuments?

28 days ago

Thanks for Supporting Local New Zealand!

Support Local from Neighbourly Nz

Over 450 New Zealand businesses have now downloaded Support Local Shop Local posters, stickers and signs! Have you spotted one in your neighbourhood yet?

If you're a small business owner, make sure you help tell your local story by checking out the brilliant toolkits at support-local.nzView more
Over 450 New Zealand businesses have now downloaded Support Local Shop Local posters, stickers and signs! Have you spotted one in your neighbourhood yet?

If you're a small business owner, make sure you help tell your local story by checking out the brilliant toolkits at support-local.nz created by our mates at Stanley Street (they're local too!)
Find out more

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31 days ago

Litany of flaws found in Christchurch hospital buildings

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Major flaws in electrical infrastructure at Christchurch's hospitals have been uncovered in a damning report into the state of the country's medical buildings.

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30 days ago

How to create a happy and healthy home for less

The Warehouse

Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, … View more
Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, more comfortable and easier to heat.
Find out more

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30 days ago

Next issue of Get Growing ezine - coming soon!

The Team Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hi everyone, the next issue of Get Growing will be released early next week, so keep your eyes peeled! In the meantime you can read all previous editions here, so dig in and enjoy!

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30 days ago

Creative ideas for using wallpaper

The Team from Resene ColorShop Ashburton

Use colourful wallpaper to update a tired old piece of furniture easily!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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38 days ago

Excess water use charges to impact cheaper suburbs first

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A new charge for excess water use may disproportionately impact heavy water users in Christchurch's poorest suburbs.

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31 days ago

Davey spa bath pump

Chris from Geraldine

Pump off a spa bath, (bath available also). In excellent condition and was going before removed. Offers accepted

Negotiable

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