Aranui, Christchurch

14 hours ago

Let's chat about your garden today

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hello neighbours, our editor Jo McCarroll is hosting another Live Lunch today (with colleague Naomi who edits NZ House & Garden), so jump online between 12.30 and 1pm to join them. You can ask questions in advance, so start firing through your gardening questions and pictures of your garden or … View moreHello neighbours, our editor Jo McCarroll is hosting another Live Lunch today (with colleague Naomi who edits NZ House & Garden), so jump online between 12.30 and 1pm to join them. You can ask questions in advance, so start firing through your gardening questions and pictures of your garden or the projects you've been tackling over lockdown anytime you like!

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3 days ago

Warning on posts

Gareth from Burwood

Just a word of warning people.... Tobi has just told me Neighbourly has removed his account for posting jokes without a warning...

This seems a completely over the top reaction by neighbourly and I hope they will reconsider.

Come on neighbourly... very poor!!

Stay safe people.

1 day ago

Tell us the story behind your bear

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

We're going on a bear hunt! People across the country are popping bears in their windows. But what's the story behind the fuzzy faces? Tell us about your bear - what's their name, where did you get it, how far have they travelled? Post a photo and tell us their story! You can also … View moreWe're going on a bear hunt! People across the country are popping bears in their windows. But what's the story behind the fuzzy faces? Tell us about your bear - what's their name, where did you get it, how far have they travelled? Post a photo and tell us their story! You can also email maddison.northcott@stuff.co.nz if you've seen any bears in Christchurch you think we should cover. (Please mark any posts you don't want to see published NFP).

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1 day ago

Join us for lunch and some new ideas

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, it was great to see so many of you at our live lunch with NZ Home and Garden and NZ Gardener editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll. Thanks for stopping by :)

If you missed it, you can still drop in for a recap and see if Jo and Naomi answered your questions, here.

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3 days ago

Council replaced my front lawn - whose responsibility?

Jimmy from Woolston

Hi all, some of you may have had your front lawns replaced with gardens as part of a council initiative along with the bike lanes. I dont usually have time to manage this but given the current circumstances i could look at this now. doing my front and back garden is already a lot normally. I … View moreHi all, some of you may have had your front lawns replaced with gardens as part of a council initiative along with the bike lanes. I dont usually have time to manage this but given the current circumstances i could look at this now. doing my front and back garden is already a lot normally. I understand it was my responsibility to mow my front patch of lawn, but will the council send people out to manage these gardens? A passerby (standing 2 metres away of course) advised that the council manages this, although i have never seen them.

Thoughts?

Cheers.

Jim

6 days ago

Christchurch recycling temporarily halted during Covid-19 crisis

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Mixed paper, plastic and glass from Christchurch and Banks Peninsula households will go to landfill, instead of being recycled. If people are struggling to fit all their general rubbish in their red wheelie bin during the lockdown, they can put excess in the yellow wheelie bin - temporarily.

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21 hours ago

Two weeks into lockdown - how's everyone feeling?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

How's everyone feeling at this stage of lockdown? Head over to the Reach Out page and let everyone know how you're coping and share any words of kindness that will help support each other during this time. Do you need help or can you help a neighbour in need? Perhaps you can offer a … View moreHow's everyone feeling at this stage of lockdown? Head over to the Reach Out page and let everyone know how you're coping and share any words of kindness that will help support each other during this time. Do you need help or can you help a neighbour in need? Perhaps you can offer a friendly phone call, have some great baking tips, ways to work from home or ideas to keep the kids entertained. Post on Reach Out and together we can all support each other and our communities during this time.

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1 day ago

Finding Hope in Time of Isolation

St Christopher's Church

These are challenging days, and we at St Christopher’s want to offer hope and support to help you not only survive but thrive during this difficult time.

Currently, the best way to access our material is via our Facebook pages, where we are daily uploading various resources to encourage you, … View more
These are challenging days, and we at St Christopher’s want to offer hope and support to help you not only survive but thrive during this difficult time.

Currently, the best way to access our material is via our Facebook pages, where we are daily uploading various resources to encourage you, and to help you to connect with God and people.

You’ll find daily devotionals, helpful articles, movie suggestions, worship resources, material for family activities and more.

You can find us on Facebook at the following addresses:

Church @stchristopherschurch

Children & Families @oasisstchristophers

Youth @theforgestc @theforgestc

Young Adults group St Chris’ Young Adults.

If you can’t connect with us via the Internet, but want to talk to someone on our clergy or pastoral team, please call our office phone number (03) 358 8780. We would love to support you.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Waimakariri District Council COVID19 Info

Waimakariri District Council

While Council buildings may be closed we are still here to help.
We encourage people to conduct business with us online or over the phone and will be posting regular updates on our website and social media channels regarding how we intend to maintain service levels within these new restrictions.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Looking for inspiration?

Signature Homes

The team at Signature Homes Christchurch North wants to keep you entertained while at home with a free digital copy of our latest home design magazine, full of real stories from Kiwi homeowners.

If you’re thinking of building new, or just looking for some home inspiration, Signature Style is a… View more
The team at Signature Homes Christchurch North wants to keep you entertained while at home with a free digital copy of our latest home design magazine, full of real stories from Kiwi homeowners.

If you’re thinking of building new, or just looking for some home inspiration, Signature Style is a must-read! We have a wide range House & Land Packages and home designs to suit your taste, budget, section and lifestyle.

We look forward to reconnecting with the community very soon, in the meantime please click to get your free digital copy of our magazine.

Adam Baylis
Signature Homes Christchurch North.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Young Enterprise Scheme - Support high school students continue their studies through COVID19

Idoia from South New Brighton

The Young Enterprise Scheme is an entrepreneurial program currently used to deliver business studies in 22 Canterbury High Schools.

At YES Canterbury we are conscious that life now is so different for so many people and businesses – there are challenges for all and we would like to offer a … View more
The Young Enterprise Scheme is an entrepreneurial program currently used to deliver business studies in 22 Canterbury High Schools.

At YES Canterbury we are conscious that life now is so different for so many people and businesses – there are challenges for all and we would like to offer a positive opportunity that will make a true difference.

If you find yourself with more capacity than you normally would have, I warmly invite you to make a positive impact in the YES community, from your home, by gifting a little of your time to support some of Canterbury’s high school students. Both teachers and parents are saying to us that continuing with YES is vitally important to students both from an education perspective, but also from a well-being perspective to maintain a sense of normality and students are saying to us that they need help from our community to do so.

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One of the ways you can help is by answering a survey or be part of a focus group – Our usual approach to students validating their idea would be to “Get Out of the Building” and this obviously cannot happen. So, we are encouraging students to do more surveys which can be distributed to people online to complete and/or conduct focus groups using technology.

If you find you have some time you can donate to our young people right now, please follow the link to see the options.

Kia kaha. Stay safe and well.

www.signupgenius.com...

1 day ago

Practice good health habits

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

● Wash your hands.
● Use cough and sneeze etiquette.
● Respect self-isolation.

These are only some of the ways that you can keep yourself and your Neighbours safe!

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1 day ago

*Win* a $50 Prezzy Card

The Team from Readers Tours

We are looking for seniors 65+ to take part in a short questionnaire to help us improve our website. The questions will take no longer than 3 minutes to complete and no personal information is required. The winner of a $50 Prezzy Card will be drawn at random on 27 April and contacted directly.

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We are looking for seniors 65+ to take part in a short questionnaire to help us improve our website. The questions will take no longer than 3 minutes to complete and no personal information is required. The winner of a $50 Prezzy Card will be drawn at random on 27 April and contacted directly.

Visit www.readerstours.co.nz and spend a few minutes browsing our website. Think about the pages you would visit and the information you would like to see in order to book your next adventure! When you are ready, click here to complete our questionnaire.

Thank you, your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Ts&Cs apply.
Take our questionnaire

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3 days ago

STAY HOME!!!!!!

Peter from Aranui

What is so hard to understand aboyt staying home and staying in your bubble abd only going out for essential items?
Too many people are flouting the rules buying and selling items, dropping them off in peoples letter boxes or driving into other neighbourhoods under the cover of darkness, breaking … View more
What is so hard to understand aboyt staying home and staying in your bubble abd only going out for essential items?
Too many people are flouting the rules buying and selling items, dropping them off in peoples letter boxes or driving into other neighbourhoods under the cover of darkness, breaking everyones social bubbles.
Yes we have seen it and the immediate neighbours have it on security camera too.
The longer this crap goes on the longer we ALL will remain in lockdown.

Think of this virus like glitter, you pick some up and shed it as you go about your business, someone else picks a bit up and all of a sudden there is glitter everywhere.

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6 days ago

scrapbooking/journal making

Helena from Burwood

Hi
just curious to know who here does scrapbooking and journal making I just bought a sixxix vagabond 2 for die cutting and embossing am hoping to sell these to people who would use these just want to know if this would interest anyone also would be good for card making etc
thanks
Helena

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