Woolston, Christchurch

16 days ago

Penguin sculptures arrive in Christchurch for new art trail

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A waddle of penguins has flown into Christchurch to be decorated by school children and artists and installed on city streets.
The sculptures will be displayed for about 10 weeks across Christchurch before being auctioned off to raise money for Cholmondeley Children's Centre.

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16 days ago

#AotearoaOfKindness: Mobilising the kindness DNA

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an … View more
Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an Aotearoa of Kindness.

Call to action – keep shaping the world we want to live in:

• Look for where kindness, mahi aroha, work for love, has impacted your life.
• Show your thanks to those people giving kindness and mahi aroha through #AotearoaOfKindness.
• Connect or reconnect with a community or a cause that’s important to you through volunteeringnz.org.nz/finding-volunteer-roles.

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16 days ago

Work starts on new Linwood swimming pool

The Team from Christchurch City Council

The Linwood/Woolston community has celebrated the start of construction work on the eagerly-awaited Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool.

The $22 million facility is being built in Linwood Park on the corner of Linwood Avenue and Smith Street.

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16 days ago

Loan Cars Available

J.A Ward Panel & Paint

J.A Ward can provide a loan car whilst your car is in the shop!

Keeping you on the road whilst we quickly get your car looking new again.

Give us a call today to request a loan car with your repair.

03 366 5318 or come see us at 110 Wordsworth St in Sydenham!

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16 days ago

The lockdown is over and it's time to celebrate!

Lynley from Hillsborough

Join the Mainland Big Band at the Cashmere Club on July 4th and it's FREE! all welcome. 7.30pm in the Sports Hall

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16 days ago

Poll: How do you fold your towels?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. … View more
Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. But what do you do? And who knew folding towels could be so controversial?

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How do you fold your towels?
  • 34.3% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.3% Complete
  • 40.1% Plush - Fold towards the centre, then in thirds
    40.1% Complete
  • 16.2% Rolled - No folds allowed
    16.2% Complete
  • 9.4% None of the above
    9.4% Complete
1497 votes
17 days ago

It's National Volunteer Week!

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

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National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

Join us this National Volunteer Week to celebrate how our communities are stronger when working together.

#NVW2020 #mahitahi #teamwork #tautoko #support #volunteers #thankyou #AotearoaOfKindness

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17 days ago

What causes excess moisture in rental homes?

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

Winter is here!
You're probably experiencing condensation.
Please use this tool to find ways to keep your home warm and dry.
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can help. 03-379… View more
Winter is here!
You're probably experiencing condensation.
Please use this tool to find ways to keep your home warm and dry.
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can help. 03-379 5033

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18 days ago

Have you got an indoor jungle? You could be a Houseplant Hero!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Got an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will… View moreGot an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will get $250 worth of Yates products and $150 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Here's how to enter the competition.

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18 days ago

Virus

Mary from Woolston

Hi all, hope every one is well. What a shame we have new cases of Covid 19 again we were doing so great hope none come to the south island, shame they were not tested as soon as they landed back in NZ

18 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

People often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where … View morePeople often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where care is customised to suit your needs.

Get your free copy here.
Learn more

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18 days ago

Possible burglary scoping..

Cherry from Heathcote Valley

Living in a private lane in Heathcote Valley, we were startled to a see a young man on our forecourt. When he realised we had seen him he waved. before knocking on the door. When the door was answered he asked for $1.10. He was declined, got on his red scooter and rode away. We have since been … View moreLiving in a private lane in Heathcote Valley, we were startled to a see a young man on our forecourt. When he realised we had seen him he waved. before knocking on the door. When the door was answered he asked for $1.10. He was declined, got on his red scooter and rode away. We have since been advised that he could well have been looking through our picture window to scope out our possessions for a burglary visit, particularly if no one was home.

He appeared quite presentable, about 15yo, about
5’8”. Please be vigilant if you live in our area.

22 days ago

Cable Bay Adventure Park's Skywire ride takes you flying over treetops

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Nelson is home to the world's longest flying fox. Would you give it a go?

20 days ago

HYPNOSIS Audio Sale

Mark from Mind Series

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Mind Series provides high quality Hypnosis Audio sessions & eBooks to help people improve on many aspects of their life.

Visit>>> www.mindseries.co......

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20 days ago

Last chance small business owners!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It’s your final chance to grab our 3-month Premium Business Listing for FREE.

Usually $150, your 3-month Premium Listing enables you to reach thousands of people who live around your business! Find friendly locals who want your services, introduce your team and share what makes you stand out… View more
It’s your final chance to grab our 3-month Premium Business Listing for FREE.

Usually $150, your 3-month Premium Listing enables you to reach thousands of people who live around your business! Find friendly locals who want your services, introduce your team and share what makes you stand out from the rest.

There's no catches and no hidden fees. It's just our small way of saying thank you for playing such an essential part in our communities.

Grab a FREE 3 Month Premium Business Listing now. (Feel free to share the news with your fellow small business owners too!)

*offer ends 30th June.
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