St Albans, Christchurch

13 days ago

Addictive Eaters Anonymous

The Team from Addictive Eaters Anonymous - Christchurch

Due to current requirements, all AEA meetings are now on Zoom, please see website to have a link sent to you, newcomers very welcome.

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14 days ago

Essential Plumbing Service - Alex Cowden Plumbing Ltd

Stephanie from Bryndwr

Hi everyone,
Alex Cowden Plumbing is still open as an essential service to do emergency plumbing repairs and maintenance work.
Contact Alex on 0272403241 or email alexcowden@icloud.com.
Check out of Facebook page - Alex Cowden Plumbing Ltd
Stay safe everyone.

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14 days ago

How to spend our first weekend at Alert Level 4

New Zealand Government

This is a crucial time. You might be tempted to leave the house this weekend to enjoy your free time. But it’s incredibly important that you don’t revert back to ‘normal life’.

Remember why we are all taking these extreme measures. Stay home. Save lives. This breaks the chain and stops … View more
This is a crucial time. You might be tempted to leave the house this weekend to enjoy your free time. But it’s incredibly important that you don’t revert back to ‘normal life’.

Remember why we are all taking these extreme measures. Stay home. Save lives. This breaks the chain and stops the virus spreading.

How to break the chain, and protect us all:

STOP THE MOVEMENT
The virus is spread by us. It can’t move by itself. So we all need to avoid moving around as much as possible, eg:
● don't travel to and from baches or second homes
● avoid driving out of your neighbourhood
● don't travel across the country in campervans
● note that DOC has closed all of its campsites and huts.

KEEP EXERCISE LOCAL
There are very few exceptions to staying home, but exercise is one of them. Going for a walk, run or bike ride is good for your mental health. Just remember to:
● stay close to home. Enjoy your neighbourhood, but go no further
● keep it solitary, or only with those you live with
● keep a 2 metre distance from others.

DO SAFE ACTIVITIES ONLY
● Our emergency services need to be fully available to respond to COVID-19 cases. Any search and rescue operation reduces the ability of first responders to help others.
● Do your bit to help them by only undertaking safe activities, and avoiding going into areas where you could get lost or hurt and require their help. Avoid outdoor activities like swimming, surfing, tramping, or boating, hunting or hiking.

AVOID PUBLIC SPACES
● All bars, restaurants, cafes, gyms, cinemas, pools, museums, libraries and playgrounds are closed.
● Avoid places like beaches where people commonly linger, or are unable to maintain a 2 metre distance.
● Don't touch surfaces others may have touched when outdoors, like park benches or playgrounds.

When you return home carefully wash your hands, and any items you took with you outdoors.
Find out more

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18 days ago

Electricity is a Essential Service

Patrick Koot from Elusion Electrical Ltd

Well what a day for NZ. After much discussion with industry colleagues Elusion want to reassure everyone that power, hot water, adequate heating and a working oven is a essential service.

Therefore while NZ is at level 3 and 4 Elusion will continue to provide these services. If your not sure … View more
Well what a day for NZ. After much discussion with industry colleagues Elusion want to reassure everyone that power, hot water, adequate heating and a working oven is a essential service.

Therefore while NZ is at level 3 and 4 Elusion will continue to provide these services. If your not sure what classes as essential or non essential don't hesitate to phone us.

All essential services bookings we will look at a risk assessment including asking if you have been in contact with anyone at risk from Covid 19, or who has been overseas. We may ask that you air your house prior to our arrival and for the duration of the visit and also wear a mask.

While we pride ourselves with a proper introduction and handshake under normal circumstances these current times are abnormal so please don't be offended when this is not done. We have 2 asthmatic children at home who we aim to protect as much as equally protecting our clients.

We encourage you all to look our for one anouther and be kind.

Kia Kaha
Patrick and Shan
Elusion Electrical

15 days ago

Selected Beaurepaires Stores Open During Lockdown

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Christchurch Tuam Street

Unfortunately, your local Beaurepaires store is closed during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 Lockdown.

To see which stores are open or to find out more information, please click the READ MORE button below.

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15 days ago

St Albans News April/May 2020

Belinda Carter from St Albans Residents Association (SARA) Inc

Unfortunately, our printer wasn’t deemed “essential” so we couldn’t get St Albans News April/May edition printed. So this is it. Share widely with friends and neighbours. Print it if you like on a home printer. Includes several pages about the CoVid19 virus but we did save some space for … View moreUnfortunately, our printer wasn’t deemed “essential” so we couldn’t get St Albans News April/May edition printed. So this is it. Share widely with friends and neighbours. Print it if you like on a home printer. Includes several pages about the CoVid19 virus but we did save some space for stories about other things going on in St Albans. The motorway extension responsible for bringing more traffic through St Albans in future won’t open till at least December. Intrepid grandad Martin goes in search of the source of St Albans Creek with two sidekicks. Plus lots more. The READ MORE button will take you to the St Albans community website where you can download the latest issue of St Albans News.

15 days ago

Colour pop tallboy

The Team from Resene ColorShop Lichfield Street

Renovate a bland old piece of furniture by giving it a spectacular colour block makeover!

Most homes have an old tallboy or set of drawers that need a little rejuvenation. Rather than put it in the too-hard basket, give your furniture a new lease on life with a fresh Resene paint finish that can … View more
Renovate a bland old piece of furniture by giving it a spectacular colour block makeover!

Most homes have an old tallboy or set of drawers that need a little rejuvenation. Rather than put it in the too-hard basket, give your furniture a new lease on life with a fresh Resene paint finish that can be enjoyed for many years to come.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to makeover your furniture.

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15 days ago

This Canterbury - West business needs your support!

Prospa

A huge congratulations to Mark & Des from The Vege Shop. These local legends are finalists in the Prospa Local Business Hero Awards.

Now they need your vote to give them a chance to take home a prize package worth $10,000!

Good on you, and good luck, Mark & Des. Thanks for bringing … View more
A huge congratulations to Mark & Des from The Vege Shop. These local legends are finalists in the Prospa Local Business Hero Awards.

Now they need your vote to give them a chance to take home a prize package worth $10,000!

Good on you, and good luck, Mark & Des. Thanks for bringing joy to your community - especially in these uncertain times.

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Nominated by Abbey Parsons from Christchurch: "The Vege Shop on Stourbridge is just the best little local biz in town. Mark and his wife Des always have a smile and time for a yarn. We feel so fortunate to have them just around the corner. They are awesome!"
Vote for Mark & Des

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15 days ago

Let's look after each other

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourhoods can be a great source of support. Connect with each other through our Reach Out page, show kindness and compassion, and strengthen connections with your communities.

Reach out to your Neighbours here now.

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15 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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16 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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17 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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16 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:

16 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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16 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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