Waitaki District, Oamaru

45 days ago

Making use of a small space

The Team from Resene ColorShop Oamaru

Make this nifty fold-out bar and cupboard for your outdoor living space.

Paint in your favourite Resene colours to complement your décor or accent it. Ideal for outdoor entertaining.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this … View more
Make this nifty fold-out bar and cupboard for your outdoor living space.

Paint in your favourite Resene colours to complement your décor or accent it. Ideal for outdoor entertaining.

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

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66 days ago

Make your own outdoor ottoman

The Team from Resene ColorShop Oamaru

Need somewhere to put your feet up when relaxing outside out can’t find anything to suit your place?

Why not create your own ottoman like this one made out of an old car tyre and paint it in a Resene colour to match your colour scheme.

Make the most of this weekend with this … View more
Need somewhere to put your feet up when relaxing outside out can’t find anything to suit your place?

Why not create your own ottoman like this one made out of an old car tyre and paint it in a Resene colour to match your colour scheme.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Follow these easy step by step instructions to create your own.

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46 days ago

Fire season restrictions across most of New Zealand

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

The nationwide fire risk has skyrocketed after a long dry spell, even in parts of the country not used to extreme fire danger.

To read more, click here.

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47 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter February 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The first edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter for the year is out now and it is packed full of useful information!

In this issue we share a bit more about us, the Office for Seniors, what we do and how we help older people across New Zealand.

There is a story on money … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The first edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter for the year is out now and it is packed full of useful information!

In this issue we share a bit more about us, the Office for Seniors, what we do and how we help older people across New Zealand.

There is a story on money mules, what they are and what to do if you unintentionally become one.

We also have handy tips on staying fit and healthy with stories on Senior Chef cooking classes and chair yoga.

Make sure to read and share it!

To subscribe, to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...
To view the current edition go to: bit.ly...

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47 days ago

Who are the business heroes 
in your neighbourhood?

Prospa

Small businesses are the 'glue' in our communities – they keep us all together. When they thrive we all thrive.

Do you know a local business that needs recognition? Nominate them for Prospa Local Business Hero – and you could both win some great prizes.

Every nomination … View more
Small businesses are the 'glue' in our communities – they keep us all together. When they thrive we all thrive.

Do you know a local business that needs recognition? Nominate them for Prospa Local Business Hero – and you could both win some great prizes.

Every nomination receives a free 3-month premium listing on Neighbourly. The 11 Regional finalists get a $100 Prezzy® card for the business (and one for the nominator too). The National winner receives $2,500 Prezzy® card from Prospa, a $5,000 Stuff advertising package and a $2,500 Neighbourly package.

Nominate a business today and spread the word about your Prospa Local Business Hero.
Nominate now

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48 days ago

Huntsbury suburb celebrates its centenary

Kamala Hayman Reporter from The Press

This weekend will see celebrations as one of our hill suburbs turns 100. Will you be going? Do you have memories of Huntsbury's from past decades?

48 days ago

Memorials – headstones and plaques

The Staff from Avenal Park Funeral Home

For many, a headstone is much more than just a cemetery marker. It is also a way to ensure that loved ones are remembered for generations to come. Memorials carefully selected, designed and crafted can be a reflection of a person’s life and can create an atmosphere of peace, joy, and lasting … View moreFor many, a headstone is much more than just a cemetery marker. It is also a way to ensure that loved ones are remembered for generations to come. Memorials carefully selected, designed and crafted can be a reflection of a person’s life and can create an atmosphere of peace, joy, and lasting memories for all those who visit and pay their respects. Avenal Park Funeral Home assists Southland and Otago families in organising a lasting memorial for their family.

At every stage, from the initial design, through to checking of the layout prior to the blasting of the stone, families are involved in the process. Quotes can be given prior to work commencing. We are members of the New Zealand Master Monumental Masons Association, so you can be assured we offer a high standard of service and products. We also clean, repair and restore existing headstones and plaques.

Please do not hesitate in contacting us to discuss options. You can phone us on 0800 033 925, email office@avenalpark.co.nz or visit our showroom at 75 Fox Street, Invercargill.
Find out more

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50 days ago

A little kindness on your road trip

AMI Insurance - Head office

A little kindness can go a long way, especially if you’re planning a road trip over the weekend. Here are five ways showing how a little kindness can help. Learn more

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50 days ago

Notice a difference with your family Christmas this year?

Yvette Williams Retirement Village

Time changes everything.

Even Christmas.

If you’ve noticed a family member who might now benefit from some extra assistance, we invite you to see inside our Care Centre.

A tour will give you first-hand experience of our village community and our care options – from the light touch of a… View more
Time changes everything.

Even Christmas.

If you’ve noticed a family member who might now benefit from some extra assistance, we invite you to see inside our Care Centre.

A tour will give you first-hand experience of our village community and our care options – from the light touch of a serviced apartment through to resthome, hospital and specialist dementia care.
Learn More

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51 days ago

Natural Knee Pain Relief - works within minutes!

Koru Nutrition

Hi neighbours,

Are your knees giving you a hard time?

See how Peter Williams found help from using a NZ made relief cream.

After retiring from our TV screens after 40 years, veteran broadcaster Peter Williams, still gets up at 5am each weekday morning to prepare for his morning radio show.… View more
Hi neighbours,

Are your knees giving you a hard time?

See how Peter Williams found help from using a NZ made relief cream.

After retiring from our TV screens after 40 years, veteran broadcaster Peter Williams, still gets up at 5am each weekday morning to prepare for his morning radio show.

Peter Williams explained, “Look, I’m 65. When I get up the body’s often a bit on the stiff side. “

Peter Williams claims, “Within 10 minutes, the pain was gone. I felt so much better. My body was nice and relaxed, and I was ready to go off and do my day’s work.”

“I’ve been using Relief Fx by Koru Nutrition. It’s New Zealand made, natural and best of all it works .
Find out more

52 days ago

Which 'summer' are you having?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.
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It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.

Our skies have been coloured by smoke blown over from the Australian bushfires, meanwhile Wellingtonians are just stoked if they get to see the sun.

How has your summer been?

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52 days ago

DIY decor for a creative teen

The Team from Resene ColorShop Oamaru

Upcycle a skateboard into a funky clock with geometric designs and Resene testpots.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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54 days ago

Hunger for Colour - swap and save!

Resene

Brighten the day of someone in need and bring a little colour into your life...

By donating a can of food you'll save on your testpot purchase (save up to $5.80 on an 80ml testpot) while also helping provide disadvantaged Kiwis with food parcels when they need them most.

Resene will gift… View more
Brighten the day of someone in need and bring a little colour into your life...

By donating a can of food you'll save on your testpot purchase (save up to $5.80 on an 80ml testpot) while also helping provide disadvantaged Kiwis with food parcels when they need them most.

Resene will gift all food donations to The Salvation Army local foodbanks and other community foodbanks.

Start gathering up those cans so you can swap and save at your local Resene owned ColorShop.
Learn more

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55 days ago

Get a free Resene paint testpot!

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

Colour your world this February by taking part in the sixth Resene Hunger for Colour campaign! During the month of February you can swap a can of food for a 60-80ml testpot of Resene paint with all cans collected being donated to Salvation Army foodbanks.

Over the last five years, this campaign … View more
Colour your world this February by taking part in the sixth Resene Hunger for Colour campaign! During the month of February you can swap a can of food for a 60-80ml testpot of Resene paint with all cans collected being donated to Salvation Army foodbanks.

Over the last five years, this campaign has seen Resene donate enough testpots to paint over 100,000 colourful square metres and generous Kiwis donate more than 190,000 cans.

We’d love to see the creations you make with your testpots – just message them to us here on Neighbourly for a chance to be featured!

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56 days ago

Love Where You Live - February 1st to 29th 🥰

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Love is in the air this month! We’re not just talking about Valentine’s Day... we’re talking about this month’s national campaign.

Our theme for February is all about finding ways to show your home and community a little extra love and care. Whether it’s organising a street clean up, … View more
Love is in the air this month! We’re not just talking about Valentine’s Day... we’re talking about this month’s national campaign.

Our theme for February is all about finding ways to show your home and community a little extra love and care. Whether it’s organising a street clean up, helping a neighbour tidy up their property, putting together a working bee, or installing a communal pātaka or library - there are countless ways to make our neighbourhoods more enjoyable for everyone.

Don’t forget to share the love! Let us know how you’re improving your neighbourhood this month by email or tag us online and include the following hashtag:

#NSNZlovewhereyoulive

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