Clifton, Christchurch

37 days ago

Help a small business near you

David Downs from SOS Business

Missing your haircut, your morning coffee or dinner out? We've set up a site where you can support your local small business by buying a voucher now for a service you will get in the future - give these small businesses the money they need now to keep the lights on while they have the doors … View moreMissing your haircut, your morning coffee or dinner out? We've set up a site where you can support your local small business by buying a voucher now for a service you will get in the future - give these small businesses the money they need now to keep the lights on while they have the doors shut. Lots of great places to support across Christchurch and Canterbury here...
sosbusiness.nz...

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37 days ago

Old School Sharpening Services

Peter from Hillsborough

Kiora
I will be resuming sharpening from my home in Hillsborough.Tuesday 28 April
This will be a physical contact less service where customers (who have phoned /Emailed) can place named packaged items in a secure container at the entrance to my property.I will clean and sharpen as requested and … View more
Kiora
I will be resuming sharpening from my home in Hillsborough.Tuesday 28 April
This will be a physical contact less service where customers (who have phoned /Emailed) can place named packaged items in a secure container at the entrance to my property.I will clean and sharpen as requested and then advise customers when items are ready to collect.All contact needs to be by Email(oldschoolsharpening@outlook.co.nz) or phone 02040102707.
Please make contact to :
* Confirm the cost of service and bank details for payment.
* Confirm the items to be sharpened..and drop off location.
Please see a range of prices on the card below.
I hope to return to Lyttelton and Ohoka Markets when they resume but obviously we are in uncharted waters at this time and need to change our way of working.
Please see a link to my site on Trade Me
sharpening service

www.trademe.co.nz...

Thank you for respecting this request.
Regards
Peter

39 days ago

First-home buyers - new or pre-loved?

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

As a first-home buyer it pays to weigh up your options to see whether buying new or buying 'character' is best for you.

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39 days ago

Christchurch recycling service to resume in May

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Christchurch residents will need to make sure that only the right stuff goes in their yellow bin from the start of next month.

The city's kerbside recycling service will resume on May 4 as the processing plant that sorts the items reopens under alert level 3.

Christchurch City Council … View more
Christchurch residents will need to make sure that only the right stuff goes in their yellow bin from the start of next month.

The city's kerbside recycling service will resume on May 4 as the processing plant that sorts the items reopens under alert level 3.

Christchurch City Council resource recovery manager Ross Trotter said there would be some temporary changes to what material people could put in their yellow bins because of changing market conditions.

Paper and cardboard may not be recycled at the moment and would likely go to landfill due to no access to the markets that buy them, Trotter said.

Any waste, dirty material, liquids or other contamination in people's yellow bins would also mean the material could not be processed and markets would not buy it.

Trotter said it was important people continued to space their bins apart when putting them out for kerbside collection.

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37 days ago

A note from Noel Leeming

Noel Leeming

We’ve been privileged to help Kiwis get the essentials needed to work, study, and stay connected. It’s led to huge demand and some orders are taking longer to deliver. We’d really like to apologise to the customers who’ve experienced these delays.

To help get it sorted faster we’ve … View more
We’ve been privileged to help Kiwis get the essentials needed to work, study, and stay connected. It’s led to huge demand and some orders are taking longer to deliver. We’d really like to apologise to the customers who’ve experienced these delays.

To help get it sorted faster we’ve quadrupled our Customer Care team, and expanded our order fulfilment network so we can get thousands more orders delivered each day. Plus our remote Tech Solutions service will be free until May 11 to lend customers a hand with technology advice or setting up.

Thanks for your patience, everyone. We’re getting there.
Find out more

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38 days ago

You're invited : Hauora at Home

Green Prescription Canterbury

Please join our Green Prescription team for Hauora at Home - a FREE 28 day well-being calendar.

Simply phone 0800 22 84 83 for your calendar and free one-on-one consultation.

Being active is so important to our physical and emotional health. Call us today to connect with our team with … View more
Please join our Green Prescription team for Hauora at Home - a FREE 28 day well-being calendar.

Simply phone 0800 22 84 83 for your calendar and free one-on-one consultation.

Being active is so important to our physical and emotional health. Call us today to connect with our team with expertise in supporting you to be active and keep well in isolation.

Free service for Cantabrians
Ongoing support with activity programme
Optional nutrition support
Links to activities and inspiration for yourself or your whanau

Our team of health advisors is Christchurch, Ashburton and Timaru based. Talk to someone who understands. We look forward to hearing from you.
Find out more

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38 days ago

LOST KEYS

Jennifer from Opawa - Saint Martins

Found in Radly Park today about 12md on bench over looking playground. Phone 021027321965

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38 days ago

We're keen to hear about your health care

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is looking to speak to a patient who has recently had some experience of the health system - either receiving treatment in a hospital or clinic or at an ED - and would be willing to talk about their experience, and how it could have been made better, either by shorter wait … View moreThe Sunday Star-Times is looking to speak to a patient who has recently had some experience of the health system - either receiving treatment in a hospital or clinic or at an ED - and would be willing to talk about their experience, and how it could have been made better, either by shorter wait times, better communication or level of care. We'd need you to be happy to be identified and photographed (from a distance). If you think you can help, please email senior journalist Andrea Vance on andrea.vance@stuff.co.nz.

39 days 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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44 days ago

Single mum's tiny house lockdown

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

Following on from yesterday's tiny house story, here's single mum Shaye sharing her experience in isolation

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39 days ago

Grand Designs NZ build 18 months on

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

The Grand Designs NZ show featuring the magnificent Britten Stables project in Christchurch has aired again on Three. Isabelle and Tim tell us how they've fared, pre- and post-lockdown.

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39 days ago

How will you commemorate Anzac Day this year?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

This year's Anzac Day will take a very different shape with a virtual dawn service, but Kiwis are still being asked to stand to commemorate those who have served for us.

The Royal New Zealand Returned Services Association and the New Zealand Defence Force will host a virtual dawn service for … View more
This year's Anzac Day will take a very different shape with a virtual dawn service, but Kiwis are still being asked to stand to commemorate those who have served for us.

The Royal New Zealand Returned Services Association and the New Zealand Defence Force will host a virtual dawn service for the first time in its more than 100-year history this Anzac Day. Find out more here.

How will you commemorate Anzac Day this year? Send us a PM or an email - reporters@press.co.nz - or comment below.

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51 days ago

Are you OK?

The Team from Canterbury Police

Your emotional and mental wellbeing is important. It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating, but there are some things you can do to feel better.

Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.

Reach out to your family and whānau, friends… View more
Your emotional and mental wellbeing is important. It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating, but there are some things you can do to feel better.

Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.

Reach out to your family and whānau, friends and workmates. Sharing how we feel and offering support to others is important.

We want to remind you that if you or someone you know is struggling right now, there is free help available.

See below a list of helplines throughout New Zealand ?

Kia Kaha Aotearoa.

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46 days ago

All eyes on the tiny house

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

Tiny house builders have had a surge in interest during the lockdown, some from families that are 'herding'

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39 days ago

All the fun of the farmers' market without leaving the house

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Hamish and Suzy Hutton were already planning to launch an online farmers' market when coronavirus ignited the global online food shopping craze.

Luckily for them, they'd already done the hard yards, building the platform, testing the site and enticing dozens of artisan suppliers to get … View more
Hamish and Suzy Hutton were already planning to launch an online farmers' market when coronavirus ignited the global online food shopping craze.

Luckily for them, they'd already done the hard yards, building the platform, testing the site and enticing dozens of artisan suppliers to get on board.

The pressure to help suppliers get their goods out swiftly convinced the Canterbury couple to bring the site to life early, launching the Marker2u shop in late March.

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