Westland District, Hokitika

51 days ago

Mission Feedback – Join the conversation

Mission Feedback

As a nation, we recently held a moving ANZAC Day commemoration. So now is a good time to reflect on how we treat our military personnel during and after their service. It speaks volumes about who we are as New Zealanders.

Let’s not leave those who serve our country behind.

Can New Zealand … View more
As a nation, we recently held a moving ANZAC Day commemoration. So now is a good time to reflect on how we treat our military personnel during and after their service. It speaks volumes about who we are as New Zealanders.

Let’s not leave those who serve our country behind.

Can New Zealand do more to ensure that past, present and future service people - and their whānau – are recognised and supported?

Join the conversation now at missionfeedback.co.nz
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51 days ago

Welcome to Stuff Cooks

Emma Reporter from Stuff Cooks

Hi everyone - I am the food editor at Stuff and I will be posting recipes, kitchen hacks and weekly meal plan ideas on this page. If you have any recipes to share or questions, feel free to send me a message.
If you were one those who turned to baking to get through lockdown - and even if you … View more
Hi everyone - I am the food editor at Stuff and I will be posting recipes, kitchen hacks and weekly meal plan ideas on this page. If you have any recipes to share or questions, feel free to send me a message.
If you were one those who turned to baking to get through lockdown - and even if you weren't! - thought I'd kick off by sharing the two most popular recipes on Stuff during those seven weeks: pull-apart hot cross bun bread, a recipe from Nicola Galloway, and cheese straws, a recipe from Sam Mannering. Let me know what you cooked in lockdown too.

52 days ago

Poll: Should you take your shoes off at the front door?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about this divisive household dilemma?

Is taking your shoes off in someone's home the right and hygienic thing to do, or do you see being asked to remove your shoes as a total imposition?

It's one of many home dilemmas we come across on Homed, along with… View more
Hey neighbours, how do you feel about this divisive household dilemma?

Is taking your shoes off in someone's home the right and hygienic thing to do, or do you see being asked to remove your shoes as a total imposition?

It's one of many home dilemmas we come across on Homed, along with toilet paper over or under? cutlery up or down in the dishwasher? top sheet or no top sheet?, to name a few. Read more about the arguments for each and see how many people agree with you, here.

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Should you take your shoes off at the front door?
  • 59.5% Yes
    59.5% Complete
  • 8.1% No
    8.1% Complete
  • 32.4% Only in other people's homes, if they ask
    32.4% Complete
37 votes
53 days ago

Back your backyard

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

As we settle into life in Alert Level 2, we're excited to see a bit more of NZ. Join us as we showcase the best close-to-home travel experiences Aotearoa has to offer.

54 days ago

Big shout out to our neighbours

New World

We’ve been proud to work with some amazing charities over the past few months who have been helping Kiwis up the road, down the road and ‘round the corner, to get through.

Join us in thanking all the outstanding New Zealanders at The Student Volunteer Army, Kiwi Harvest, Kaibosh, and food … View more
We’ve been proud to work with some amazing charities over the past few months who have been helping Kiwis up the road, down the road and ‘round the corner, to get through.

Join us in thanking all the outstanding New Zealanders at The Student Volunteer Army, Kiwi Harvest, Kaibosh, and food banks like The Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch City Missions.

Ngā mihi maioha.

#neighbourstogether
Find out more

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55 days ago

Small business owners – take our survey

Stuff Prosper

Small businesses are vital to the recovery of our economy.

During the Covid-19 restrictions, business owners have shown initiative, hard work and resilience to keep afloat.

But many have been hit hard.

Lack of clarity about just how heavy the toll of the restrictions have been on … View more
Small businesses are vital to the recovery of our economy.

During the Covid-19 restrictions, business owners have shown initiative, hard work and resilience to keep afloat.

But many have been hit hard.

Lack of clarity about just how heavy the toll of the restrictions have been on individual businesses and their ability to quickly rebound adds to the uncertainty of the national economic recovery.

Therefore, Prosper is launching a survey targeted at finding out the scale of Covid-19's impact.

You can take that survey right now – it will only take a few minutes.
Take the survey

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55 days ago

How to create a happy and healthy home for less

The Warehouse

Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, … View more
Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, more comfortable and easier to heat.
Find out more

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56 days ago

Build your own storage planter

The Team from Resene ColorShop Timaru

What’s better than a new planter box?

One that serves as a place to stash plant pots or tuck a hose out of sight too.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this project yourself.

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56 days ago

West Coast council to apply for funding for Hokitika seawall extension

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A review of work done to protect Hokitika from the sea says neither rock groynes nor seawalls are likely to be effective in the long-term and the town's coastal hazard zone should be reviewed.

At the request of the West Coast Regional Council, BECA Ltd has updated its assessment of coastal … View more
A review of work done to protect Hokitika from the sea says neither rock groynes nor seawalls are likely to be effective in the long-term and the town's coastal hazard zone should be reviewed.

At the request of the West Coast Regional Council, BECA Ltd has updated its assessment of coastal erosion and the effectiveness of protection works done over the years, including recent emergency work.

BECA has concluded that only one of the groynes built since 1987 is functioning as it should to capture sand and sediment and stop the beach receding. The report also says extending the existing rock seawall is likely to contribute to erosion from the end of the wall to beyond the Hampden St groyne.

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57 days ago

We are open!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Ashburton

Come on in, we are open, we would love to see you!

After all these weeks, we are excited to announce, that we are re-opening our shop doors today. For your safety our teams thoroughly prepared the shops according to the Ministry of Health guidelines. We have put out our best winter stock for you. … View more
Come on in, we are open, we would love to see you!

After all these weeks, we are excited to announce, that we are re-opening our shop doors today. For your safety our teams thoroughly prepared the shops according to the Ministry of Health guidelines. We have put out our best winter stock for you. So, come in and rummage around.

If you prefer, you can still use our contactless shopping options online using the link below or by phoning us.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

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58 days ago

We have our WINNERS! - Mother's Day Giveaway

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia Ora Neighbours,

Thank you so much for all your entries in our Mother's Day competition, it was awesome to see how you would be treating your mum on that special day or how you'd say thanks once we head to Alert Level 2 as a country this Thursday.

With that being said, we want … View more
Kia Ora Neighbours,

Thank you so much for all your entries in our Mother's Day competition, it was awesome to see how you would be treating your mum on that special day or how you'd say thanks once we head to Alert Level 2 as a country this Thursday.

With that being said, we want to say a massive congrats to Jessica from Woolston, Jesintha from Halswell, Natalie from Botany Downs, Angela from Rangiora and Maree from Titahi Bay! You're the winners of the SOS business vouchers worth $100! Check your email to see how you can claim your prize.

Thank you to everyone else who entered, we hope all the mums around the country had a fantastic Mother's Day!

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58 days ago

Celebrating International Nurses Day.

Oceania Healthcare

To celebrate International Nurses Day, we've launched 'In Their Shoes' – a celebration of our dedicated and clinically skilled nurses who work at the forefront of New Zealand's aged care sector.

To mark the day, each of our Oceania frontline nurses will be gifted a bespoke… View more
To celebrate International Nurses Day, we've launched 'In Their Shoes' – a celebration of our dedicated and clinically skilled nurses who work at the forefront of New Zealand's aged care sector.

To mark the day, each of our Oceania frontline nurses will be gifted a bespoke pair of Allbirds, as a token of our respect for every step they take for New Zealand.
Learn more

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59 days ago

Can't get to the newsstands for your favourite gardening mag?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

If you're having trouble getting your hands on your favourite gardening mag, don't forget you can now order our current May issue online. The price of $9.70 includes shipping.

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79 days ago

Please share an ANZAC story with us Canterbury and the West Coast...

RSA

Dear Canterbury and the West Coast - ANZAC Day will look a little different for us this year - however there are many ways for you to acknowledge the incredible men and women who have served our communities and given their lives for our country.

We invite you to share a memory or photo to … View more
Dear Canterbury and the West Coast - ANZAC Day will look a little different for us this year - however there are many ways for you to acknowledge the incredible men and women who have served our communities and given their lives for our country.

We invite you to share a memory or photo to commemorate this special day on Neighbourly below. It could be a story of a member in your family who served - or perhaps the way you and your family celebrate ANZAC Day each year. (It might even be a photo of your freshly baked can't be-beaten ANZAC cookies).

We also invite you to take part in Stand at Dawn and join us at 6:00 am on Saturday 25 April. Stand at your letterbox, at the front door, in your lounge rooms, balconies, in your driveway. Wherever you are in the world, stand with us and take a moment to remember our fallen – but please stay within your ‘bubble’.

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61 days ago

*Win* Happy Mother's Day Neighbours

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Competition alert! Mother's Day might be a little different this year and here at Neighbourly, we want to make the day a bit more special - that's why we're giving away five SOS Business vouchers worth $100 each to use in your local businesses!

All you've got to do is tell … View more
Competition alert! Mother's Day might be a little different this year and here at Neighbourly, we want to make the day a bit more special - that's why we're giving away five SOS Business vouchers worth $100 each to use in your local businesses!

All you've got to do is tell us how you're celebrating your Mum - or a special woman in your life - with the constraints of lockdown (or how you'd like to share the love once we're in Level 2).

Comment below to enter, hurry though, entries close tonight 11.59pm Sunday 10th May 2020.
T&Cs apply.

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