Woolston, Christchurch

23 days ago

Our JP clinics are back on !

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

Our JP team is back at our West branch located in Hornby Community centre from next week . The clinics run Mondays 9.30-12.30
and Thursdays 9.30-12.30 . Ring 03 349 5236 for more information .

24 days ago

Prospa National Winner - Waikanae Beach Four Square!

Prospa

Quoc Tran proud to be serving his customers and the local community!

Quoc Tran loves being a Kiwi and greets every customer into his shop with a broad grin. A friendly smile, a positive can-do attitude and is passionate about running his store. That’s Tran’s simple but effective recipe for … View more
Quoc Tran proud to be serving his customers and the local community!

Quoc Tran loves being a Kiwi and greets every customer into his shop with a broad grin. A friendly smile, a positive can-do attitude and is passionate about running his store. That’s Tran’s simple but effective recipe for success running a local business.

Tran operates Four Square Waikanae Beach and is hailed as the “ultimate friendly shopkeeper” by his customers. Now Tran has been recognised for his dedication to the community by being named the country’s National Winner in the Prospa Local Business Hero Awards. Tran is a proud winner of a prize package worth $10,000!

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Nomination Quotes - "Quoc Tan of Waikanae Beach Kapiti coast.
An exceptional guy who has worked very hard (& his wife too) since arriving in NZ from Vietnam. They operate a hugely friendly & now smartly updated Four Square superette. A very necessary & important store at Waikanae Beach."

"Quoc and his family are an integral part of our community"

"Quoc Tan - he represents all that embodies the very core of the reason NZ is proud to call itself an all-embracing, multi-cultural melting pot"
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51 days ago

Canterbury's adults-only star pods

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

How about an adults-only luxury glass box, under the Milky Way, with your significant other?

44 days ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Canterbury!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Canterbury, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get … View more
Kia ora Canterbury, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇

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28 days ago

BARNABUS BOOK SHOP ,NEW BRIGHTON . 121SEAVIEW ROAD.

Susanne from St Chad's and St Ambrose Anglican Church of Linwood and Aranui.

Hi everyone,we have been busy since reopening and are delighted to see so many new customers coming along.
As from this week our hours are, TUESDAY TO SATURDAY 10-30-----3-30pm.
We are short of books on the following subjects-----ART
DYO and GARDENING if you have books ready to move on, lots of … View more
Hi everyone,we have been busy since reopening and are delighted to see so many new customers coming along.
As from this week our hours are, TUESDAY TO SATURDAY 10-30-----3-30pm.
We are short of books on the following subjects-----ART
DYO and GARDENING if you have books ready to move on, lots of people seem to have become enthusiasts since the lockdown and projects keeping them busy!

26 days ago

Water refill stations

The Team from Christchurch City Council

Our unchlorinated water fill stations at the Keyes (New Brighton) and Burnside pump stations have officially reopened at Alert Level 1💧

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25 days ago

Looking to warm up your bed room in the colder months?

Scott Bennetts from Reaction Homes Ltd

Hi Neighbours,
If your house is cold in the winter & your looking to warm it up we can remove the gib in your bedroom install rated batts, re gib, plaster & paint all in one give me a call for a free no obligation quote
Cheers
Scott 0278442388

25 days ago

Nominations for the 2020 Women of Influence Awards are now open!!!

The Team from Women of Influence

Know an inspirational woman who’s helping make New Zealand a better place? Nominate her now for the 2020 Women of Influence Awards.

The Women of Influence Awards shine a light on the amazing work Kiwi women are doing from grassroots level to the global stage. Helping propel our future leaders … View more
Know an inspirational woman who’s helping make New Zealand a better place? Nominate her now for the 2020 Women of Influence Awards.

The Women of Influence Awards shine a light on the amazing work Kiwi women are doing from grassroots level to the global stage. Helping propel our future leaders and rising stars to bigger and better things.

Head to www.womenofinfluence.co.nz... more information

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25 days ago

Free Legal clinic is back on in the City

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

Our Free Legal clinic is back on Thursday 18th , 1pm - 2pm at our ARA site- Corner Williams Street & Ferry Road
. For more information and to check a lawyer is there on the day phone 03 366 6490

26 days ago

Just what you need, right nearby

Four Square

Hot chicken and fresh salad 4 the easy dinner? Apples and a loaf of bread 4 the lunchbox panic? Bacon and eggs 4 breakfast in bed?

Whether it’s easy munches, school lunches or Sunday brunches, your Four Square has everything you need to keep life nice, easy and local.

Four Square. Just … View more
Hot chicken and fresh salad 4 the easy dinner? Apples and a loaf of bread 4 the lunchbox panic? Bacon and eggs 4 breakfast in bed?

Whether it’s easy munches, school lunches or Sunday brunches, your Four Square has everything you need to keep life nice, easy and local.

Four Square. Just what you need, right nearby.
Find out more

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26 days ago

Check out or latest repair!

J.A Ward Panel & Paint

Take a look at this Kia Rio we recently had in the shop!

J.A Ward we can get your car back on the road in no time. We can even provide a loan car to keep you moving!

Want an Estimate to get your car fixed?

Come see us for an estimate or give us a call on 03 366 5318.

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26 days ago

Have you survived a life shock?

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is exploring what it means to be resilient in times of uncertainty and loss. Perhaps you've suffered a devastating financial loss, overcome a health issue, or had to start over again? We're keen to hear what made you keep going, and what advice you would have for … View moreThe Sunday Star-Times is exploring what it means to be resilient in times of uncertainty and loss. Perhaps you've suffered a devastating financial loss, overcome a health issue, or had to start over again? We're keen to hear what made you keep going, and what advice you would have for others. If you're happy to be identified and share your story, please share your story in the comments below, or contact kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz

32 days ago

Building 101: So you want to build a sleep out...

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

When I heard there would be changes to the consent rules around building sleep outs, I was excited. I've always wanted a tea house in my back yard... a garden room where I can do a bit of potting, maybe read a book, or just cool off in the shade.
Turns out it's not quite as simple as a … View more
When I heard there would be changes to the consent rules around building sleep outs, I was excited. I've always wanted a tea house in my back yard... a garden room where I can do a bit of potting, maybe read a book, or just cool off in the shade.
Turns out it's not quite as simple as a trip to the hardware store to burn a hole in your credit card. If you're thinking of putting something up on your property, check in here first:

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27 days ago

Stollen Schnauzer figurine...

Alan from Beckenham

Some low life has stollen my 87 year old mother-in-laws Schnauzer figurine from her front door. Living in Centuras Road it was visible from the street. If you see one about that looks like it might belong to someone (else!) please let me know. A reward is offered for his return. Many thanks.

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26 days ago

Online Gambling Support

The Team from PGF Services - Christchurch

On Tuesdays at 12noon PGF Services is offering a free, confidential online support group for those affected by gambling harm, whether themselves or others. Click the link to join in a friendly, non judgmental environment and get support for your gambling harm.
This is part of a wider collaboration … View more
On Tuesdays at 12noon PGF Services is offering a free, confidential online support group for those affected by gambling harm, whether themselves or others. Click the link to join in a friendly, non judgmental environment and get support for your gambling harm.
This is part of a wider collaboration to offer daily online support for a range of addictions and harmful behaviors. Please see attached flyer for other options (the link remains the same)

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