Bishopdale, Christchurch

5 days ago

Your wellbeing is our priority

Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village

That's why we've created a whole new section on our website filled with great recipes, gardening tip and lists of helpful apps and entertainment sources - to name a few.

Our 'lifestyle and wellness' section will be updated regularly with great content to keep you entertained … View more
That's why we've created a whole new section on our website filled with great recipes, gardening tip and lists of helpful apps and entertainment sources - to name a few.

Our 'lifestyle and wellness' section will be updated regularly with great content to keep you entertained whilst we navigate these new times. Grab a cuppa and enjoy.

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6 days ago

We’re now at Alert Level 4. Stay home. Save lives.

New Zealand Government

Dear concerned citizen,

We must now all stay home. Because that’s how we’ll stop the virus.

Level 4 measures will likely be in place for a number of weeks.

Don’t worry. During that time you will still be able to access all the essentials you need, including medicine, food, and other… View more
Dear concerned citizen,

We must now all stay home. Because that’s how we’ll stop the virus.

Level 4 measures will likely be in place for a number of weeks.

Don’t worry. During that time you will still be able to access all the essentials you need, including medicine, food, and other home supplies.

ALL THE TIME, NO EXCEPTIONS
It’s incredibly important that we all follow the Level 4 plan, all the time. No exceptions. Because doing so will save lives.

A CHALLENGE FOR EVERYONE
We realise these are big changes. But these are challenging times.
If we don't all stay home, the whole country will need Level 4 restrictions for longer.

SUPPORT OUR EMERGENCY SERVICE PEOPLE
We owe it to the essential services. Our nurses, doctors and everyone else on the frontline. They’re working tirelessly to save lives. We should all do everything in our power to help them do this.
Thank you to each and every person, for doing their bit.

While you’re staying at home:

STAY CONNECTED
• Don’t let physical distance stop you staying connected. Keep in touch with people using video calls, phone calls, chat and texting.
• If you know people who are living alone, vulnerable, or separated from their loved ones, regularly check-in with them.

STAY WELL
• Continue to practice good hygiene – wash your hands with soap. Then dry.
• Cough or sneeze into your elbow.
• Regularly clean surfaces in your home with disinfectant.
• Keep up regular physical exercise, and get some fresh air when possible. It’s good so long as this is solitary, or only with those you live with.

REACH OUT
If you need advice, support or help, try reaching out to friends, family, whānau or workmates.

WE'RE UPDATING INFORMATION CONSTANTLY
For all the latest advice, including answers to your health and financial questions, go to Covid19.govt.nz.

And remember: what you do now, will help protect all of us.
Find out more

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7 days ago

Freshly-opened egg business cracks Canterbury delivery market

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Little Red Farm owners Ben and Lucy Miller are offering delivery on their pasture fed chicken eggs from their Canterbury farm..

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6 days ago

Level 4 lockdown begins tonight...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

As of tonight at 11:59pm New Zealand will move to a Level 4 alert in response to the #COVID19 pandemic. It will put the entire country on lockdown for four weeks. Here’s what that will mean for us moving forward:

6 days ago

We're making changes to how we do business in response to Covid-19 Alert level 4

Exceed - we fix windows & doors

Hi Neighbours,

With the unfolding COVID-19 situation we wanted to let you know what steps Exceed is taking to ensure our clients, teams, their families and local NZ communities stay healthy and well…

CLICK ON LINK below to continue reading Covid-19 Update: www.exceed.co.nz...

TAKE CARE, STAY… View more
Hi Neighbours,

With the unfolding COVID-19 situation we wanted to let you know what steps Exceed is taking to ensure our clients, teams, their families and local NZ communities stay healthy and well…

CLICK ON LINK below to continue reading Covid-19 Update: www.exceed.co.nz...

TAKE CARE, STAY SAFE & BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER NZ!
#uniteagainstcovid19
From your
Exceed - we fix windows & doors North Christchurch team
Belinda and Brent

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6 days ago

A message to our Adventurous Seniors

The Team from Readers Tours

There is a reason Readers Tours attract ‘Adventurous Seniors’.

Our itineraries are bold and colourful, so are our tour guides.
We drive scenic roads and coastal highway and have luxury accommodation waiting after a big day. We offer excursions such as Helicopter rides and guided walks and … View more
There is a reason Readers Tours attract ‘Adventurous Seniors’.

Our itineraries are bold and colourful, so are our tour guides.
We drive scenic roads and coastal highway and have luxury accommodation waiting after a big day. We offer excursions such as Helicopter rides and guided walks and have everything organised down to the last meal, with free newspapers for a spot of reading or challenging sudoku.

We are passionate about bringing like-minded individuals together to explore this beautiful landscape we call our backyard and are ready to go full steam ahead with our next tour the moment it is safe to do so.

For now, we will continue to bring you stunning photography, travel stories and helpful tips during these unprecedented times.

Our team remains dedicated to helping you, so please pick up the phone or fill out our contact form and we will be in touch. We look forward to you joining us and experiencing New Zealand like never before.

www.readerstours.co.nz... | 0800 0800 99

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7 days ago

Updated update - CAB operations

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

To help you during this difficult time we have got together with our fab volunteers to organise a phone service between 10am-3pm Monday to Friday. If you call our FREE 0800 number - 0800 367 222 between these hours we will take a brief description of your problem and pass on to our knowledgeable … View moreTo help you during this difficult time we have got together with our fab volunteers to organise a phone service between 10am-3pm Monday to Friday. If you call our FREE 0800 number - 0800 367 222 between these hours we will take a brief description of your problem and pass on to our knowledgeable volunteers who will contact you directly . This is up and running now .Our website and facebook page also have information which may help.

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7 days ago

What if you don't have WhatsApp?

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

"We are now entering a time where families are separated into individual household bubbles and unable to communicate and interact the way they normally do. Our neighbours are the ones who can step up and help."

7 days ago

We're Not Scared - NZ Bear Hunt on Facebook

Aaron Neighbourly Lead from Bishopdale

Need an activity to do while taking your kids for a walk?
take a look at this Fb page and add your Teddy bear location to the google map - just make it viewable from the footpath :)
www.facebook.com...
Story here : www.stuff.co.nz...

7 days ago

Update - CAB operations over the coming weeks

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

Due to the current Covid - 19 situation we have had to shut down our branches BUT we are monitoring our emails and phone messages via our 0800 number - 0800 367 222. If you have emailed or left a phone message please be aware that it may take a little time to respond to you -we appreciate your … View moreDue to the current Covid - 19 situation we have had to shut down our branches BUT we are monitoring our emails and phone messages via our 0800 number - 0800 367 222. If you have emailed or left a phone message please be aware that it may take a little time to respond to you -we appreciate your patience and understanding. We are putting systems into place which will mean that you will be able to contact us if you need help or advice and we will update you when we have this up and running . There are links below to our website and other helpful information. In the meantime we wish everyone well during the next few weeks remember “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

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7 days ago

Reminder CAB Free legal clinics & JP clinics suspended for this week

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

We hope everyone is keeping well. In order to do our part in helping Christchurch stay well, we have stopped our Free Legal clinics this week and for the foreseeable future . You can still access legal help via Canterbury Community Law although they have stopped their drop in services, they are … View moreWe hope everyone is keeping well. In order to do our part in helping Christchurch stay well, we have stopped our Free Legal clinics this week and for the foreseeable future . You can still access legal help via Canterbury Community Law although they have stopped their drop in services, they are organising evening appointments . If you need to access a JP please go to their website to contact a JP - see links below.

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10 days ago

Coronavirus: Councils across New Zealand close facilities indefinitely

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

The Christchurch City Council has closed all its community facilities from 4pm on Saturday.

That means there will be no public access to libraries, sport and recreation centres, pools, community centres, service centres, the Christchurch Art Gallery and the visitors' centre in the Botanic … View more
The Christchurch City Council has closed all its community facilities from 4pm on Saturday.

That means there will be no public access to libraries, sport and recreation centres, pools, community centres, service centres, the Christchurch Art Gallery and the visitors' centre in the Botanic Gardens until further notice.

Canterbury Museum and Quake City have also closed until further notice.

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9 days ago

Support for Isolated Neighbours

Michele from Avonhead

Hi everyone, let's get creative to support one another and especially our 'isolated' neighbours. We can talk 'over the fence' or standing or sitting at a distance. Let's make sure that no one is lonely. Cheers and prayers.

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20 days ago

Fundraising Jewellery Sale

Pipa from Redwood

21st of March 2020 - 1-4pm
Held in the old Kendal Primary School, 45 Kendal Ave in Burnside. Follow the bunting from the Car Park next to the Kindy.
Support The CanInspire Charitable Trust by grabbing yourself some bargains at our Jewellery Garage Sale!
Proceeds from the sale will go towards … View more
21st of March 2020 - 1-4pm
Held in the old Kendal Primary School, 45 Kendal Ave in Burnside. Follow the bunting from the Car Park next to the Kindy.
Support The CanInspire Charitable Trust by grabbing yourself some bargains at our Jewellery Garage Sale!
Proceeds from the sale will go towards running our free jewellery making workshops for people experiencing illness, trauma and personal loss.
Check out what we do at www.caninspire.org.nz...
If you have any broken and/or unwanted jewellery please bring it along to donate to this wonderful cause.

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8 days ago

Firewood - Free

Deborah from Bryndwr

Free - sitting on the outside fence to be picked up by passerbys in white bags. Help yourself. 65 Truman Rd.
It is green willow wood that will need to be dried before use and old, dried building wood that has been cut up.

Free

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