Craigieburn Forest Park, Craigieburn Forest Park

1 hour ago

What's On: KidsFest Exploring the Ocean Depths

Lincoln Envirotown from Prebbleton

Discover the fascinating Ocean world. Examine the life that can be found under the sea. What makes this environment so exciting? Join the many ocean based craft activities.
KidsFest Exploring the Ocean Depths
  • Lincoln Event Centre
1 day ago

What's On: Living the Change Documentary

Lincoln Envirotown from Prebbleton

Come and enjoy a screening of the documentary followed by a short discussion. Refreshments provided. KOHA appreciated, cash on the night. Book now at doco-livingthechange.eventbrite.co.nz.
Living the Change Documentary
  • Weedons School
19 days ago

Why has the school gate became a parking war zone?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Parents' concern for safety and the road rules seem to fly out the window at school rush hours.

Mayhem erupts, with parents double-parking and blocking driveways, occasionally screaming at each other, and kids often running willy-nilly across the road.

When did the school gate become a…View more
Parents' concern for safety and the road rules seem to fly out the window at school rush hours.

Mayhem erupts, with parents double-parking and blocking driveways, occasionally screaming at each other, and kids often running willy-nilly across the road.

When did the school gate become a parking war zone?

stuff.co.nz/national/104361833/why-has-the-school-gate-became-a-parking-war-zone
8 days ago

Are you please Selwyn won't have all of its drinking water chlorinated?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Two more Selwyn communities will soon have their drinking water chlorinated, but most of the district's water will be left alone – at least for now.

The Selwyn District Council last week rejected a plan to chlorinate all of its drinking water following widespread opposition from its …View more
Two more Selwyn communities will soon have their drinking water chlorinated, but most of the district's water will be left alone – at least for now.

The Selwyn District Council last week rejected a plan to chlorinate all of its drinking water following widespread opposition from its 45,000 residents. More than 96 per cent of submissions made to the council were against the proposal.

What do you think?

stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/mid-canterbury-selwyn/104621442/universal-chlorination-rejected-for-canterburys-selwyn-district
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1 day ago

Find your potential with a BA

Massey University

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1 day ago

Often imitated, never duplicated

Plug In Pest Free

Thank you Fair Go for exposing the many copycat products that simply do not perform as they claim. Plug In Pest Free is the only ElectroMagnetic, Chemical-free product that has been scientifically tested. It works by sending pulses through a buildings' wiring to repel rats, mice and …View moreThank you Fair Go for exposing the many copycat products that simply do not perform as they claim. Plug In Pest Free is the only ElectroMagnetic, Chemical-free product that has been scientifically tested. It works by sending pulses through a buildings' wiring to repel rats, mice and cockroaches.

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Visit our website for more proof or to choose from our range. Or phone 0800 001 333.
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1 day ago

Become a volunteer and create change in your community

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

It's National Volunteer Week!

Volunteers create positive change on many fronts – human rights, faith communities, health, education, sports and recreation, social services, arts and culture, emergency services, the environment and conservation, animal welfare, and community support …View more
It's National Volunteer Week!

Volunteers create positive change on many fronts – human rights, faith communities, health, education, sports and recreation, social services, arts and culture, emergency services, the environment and conservation, animal welfare, and community support development – the list is endless.

If you're interested in volunteering please check out the link below to find out about the different ways you can volunteer:

nationalvolunteerweek.nz...

National Volunteer Week (17 - 23 June). The NVW 2018 theme: Volunteers, The Heart of our Community – By many, the work will be completed, Mā tini, mā mano, ka rapa te whai.


#NVW2018

nationalvolunteerweek.nz/volunteer/
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3 days ago

A chance to say thank you

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Let’s hear it for the amazing Fire and Emergency volunteers who help keep our communities safe.

This National Volunteer Week, head to the LetsHearIt landing page on Neighbourly and share a few words about why you’re thankful for what our volunteers do to keep our communities safe. We’ll …View more
Let’s hear it for the amazing Fire and Emergency volunteers who help keep our communities safe.

This National Volunteer Week, head to the LetsHearIt landing page on Neighbourly and share a few words about why you’re thankful for what our volunteers do to keep our communities safe. We’ll make sure they hear your message loud and clear.

Knowing how much we value their sacrifices is part of what keeps Fire and Emergency New Zealand volunteers going. Thank you for letting them know how grateful you are for everything they do.
Share your message now

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4 days ago

How eco-friendly is your home and lifestyle?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

As more and more of us try to do our bit for the environment, we'd love to hear what habits you've changed.

Have you gone off-grid? Found a way to create an environmentally home? Maybe you've given something up or swapped it for a greener alternative...? …View more
As more and more of us try to do our bit for the environment, we'd love to hear what habits you've changed.

Have you gone off-grid? Found a way to create an environmentally home? Maybe you've given something up or swapped it for a greener alternative...? Click here to share your eco tips, tricks and experiences and we'll publish a selection of the best.

stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/community/103268159/how-ecofriendly-is-your-home-and-lifestyle?cid=neighbourly.homed.103268159
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4 days ago

Poll: Should international visitors be charged a levy?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Tourists arriving in New Zealand may soon have to pay to enter the country under a Government proposed international visitor levy.

The proposal would impact international visitors entering New Zealand for 12 months or less and would be at a rate between $25 to $35.

Do you think international…View more
Tourists arriving in New Zealand may soon have to pay to enter the country under a Government proposed international visitor levy.

The proposal would impact international visitors entering New Zealand for 12 months or less and would be at a rate between $25 to $35.

Do you think international visitors should be charged a levy to enter New Zealand?

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Should international visitors be charged a levy?
  • 77.1% Yes
    77.1% Complete
  • 22.9% No
    22.9% Complete
2237 votes
5 days ago

What's On: FREE Employer Essentials Payroll Breakfast

Jacquelyn from Sockburn

Join MYOB and Belong in Christchurch at this essential seminar for employers and payroll administrators. Limited spaces available. Book your spot now: https://myobevents.eventsair.com/myob-employer-essentials/2018/Site/Register
FREE Employer Essentials Payroll Breakfast
  • The Show Gate, Riccarton Park
6 days ago

Poll: Are you able to afford your own home?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Housing affordability is getting worse for Kiwis - especially in Auckland.

About four in five people renting are unable to comfortably afford mortgage payments, recent Government statistics show. Many Kiwis are fleeing expensive cities like Auckland in search of affordable housing in the …View more
Housing affordability is getting worse for Kiwis - especially in Auckland.

About four in five people renting are unable to comfortably afford mortgage payments, recent Government statistics show. Many Kiwis are fleeing expensive cities like Auckland in search of affordable housing in the regions - and they're not looking back.

So, in your current situation are you able to afford your own home?

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Are you able to afford your own home?
  • 40.6% Yes, I can
    40.6% Complete
  • 16% Only with the help of Kiwisaver/ partner
    16% Complete
  • 7% In another 5-10 years I could
    7% Complete
  • 36.4% No, renting is my only option
    36.4% Complete
1897 votes
34 days ago

Are you ready for winter?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Firewood retailers are warning consumers to watch out for "cowboys" selling wet wood on social media.

Demand for firewood in Christchurch is peaking ahead of winter, with wait times for bigger loads already stretching out to more than two months.

Are you prepared or are you …View more
Firewood retailers are warning consumers to watch out for "cowboys" selling wet wood on social media.

Demand for firewood in Christchurch is peaking ahead of winter, with wait times for bigger loads already stretching out to more than two months.

Are you prepared or are you struggling to get enough firewood this year?

*Please write DNP (Do Not Print) if you don't want your comment to be published in print and/or on Stuff*

stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/103946985/cowboys-selling-wet-firewood-on-social-media-irk-firewood-companies

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