Linton, Palmerston North

4 hours ago

Help your club look smart and fresh all year round.

Resene

If your sports, music, hobby or community club facilities look a little worse for wear, Resene have fresh colour and paint to bring them back to their very best!

Resene have 3 prizes of $1500 of Resene quality paints, primers/sealers, wood stains and accessories to give away.

In addition, … View more
If your sports, music, hobby or community club facilities look a little worse for wear, Resene have fresh colour and paint to bring them back to their very best!

Resene have 3 prizes of $1500 of Resene quality paints, primers/sealers, wood stains and accessories to give away.

In addition, each winning club will receive a $500 Prezzy card, that you can use to keep your volunteer painters nourished and happy while they are doing the painting! PLUS we have some extra spot prize vouchers too! Simply nominate your club and tell us why they deserve to win! Entries close 31 August 2020!

You are welcome to nominate more than one club.
Enter online

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1 day ago

DO NOT DO THIS

Quinton from Milson

To the children pulling these bags out, PLEASE DO NOT! You are spoiling it for the dog owers and you are littering! If you are caught you will be reported and prosecuted!

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3 days ago

Guardian

Quinton from Milson

Hi guys,

Has anyone received their Guardian community paper in their mailbox? I have not received it for a few weeks and wonder if anyone else has?

Cheers

10 days ago

Show us your winter snaps!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi Manawatū-Whanganui! The days are getting colder and the Neighbourly Snaps campaign is turning up the heat in your region. Show the rest of your neighbours the wintery scenes around your pad or your region. What's your idea of a wintery scene? Post your photo in the comments below … View moreHi Manawatū-Whanganui! The days are getting colder and the Neighbourly Snaps campaign is turning up the heat in your region. Show the rest of your neighbours the wintery scenes around your pad or your region. What's your idea of a wintery scene? Post your photo in the comments below ⬇️⬇️

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14 hours ago

This Weeks Contents for Pick or Delivery Thursday 9th July

Amy Houben from Food Together Awapuni

Hi all,

See below the contents of each box available for pickup or delivery on the 9th July. Furthermore, it is plastic-free July so Foodtogether are running a competition each week in July with 3 Plastic-free reusable bag gift packs being given away each week in July valued at $40 each. Like and… View more
Hi all,

See below the contents of each box available for pickup or delivery on the 9th July. Furthermore, it is plastic-free July so Foodtogether are running a competition each week in July with 3 Plastic-free reusable bag gift packs being given away each week in July valued at $40 each. Like and share our latest Facebook post at 'Foodtogether' to go into to win with the winners being announced each Wednesday in July.

This weeks $40 Whanau box includes:
Spinach, Leek, Broccoli, Potato, Brussel Sprouts, Carrots, Garlic, Apples, Oranges, Banana, Avocado. Same as the Kai box just more of them.

This weeks $25 Kai box includes:
Spinach, Leek, Broccoli, Potato, Brussel Sprouts, Carrots, Garlic, Apples, Oranges, Banana, Avocado.

This weeks $15 Value Box includes:
Spinach, Leek, Potato, Carrots, Apples, Bananas.

Order now at www.foodtogether.co.nz.... Orders close at midnight Monday 6th July for Thursday pick or delivery.

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17 hours ago

Vintage military wood ammo crate rope handles

Xara from Awapuni

$40 or near offer
64 x 34 x 13.5cm H. I was going to upcycle it but didn't get around to it. good condition. pick up palmerston north

Price: $40

1 day ago

ANZ Healthy Homes interest free offer

The team from EnergySmart - Palmerston North

Great news for ANZ mortgage customers!

ANZ are offering an interest-free home loan top up for insulation and heat pumps for up to 4 years, for the value of up to $5,000 for both.

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1 day ago

Subscribe to Sunday Star Times

Stuff Ltd

What better way to take a load off than to put your feet up and get inspired with a fresh copy of the Sunday Star-Times each week. For a limited time, when you subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for just 6 months*, we are giving away a free Gourmet Spice Pack valued at $65 so you can get crafty in … View moreWhat better way to take a load off than to put your feet up and get inspired with a fresh copy of the Sunday Star-Times each week. For a limited time, when you subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for just 6 months*, we are giving away a free Gourmet Spice Pack valued at $65 so you can get crafty in the kitchen with Raptor Naturals finest flavours.

Call us on 0800 339 000 or click on the button below and use the promo code “SSTRAPTOR” to redeem this special offer now.

Hurry as this offer ends 31st July, 2020!

*T&Cs apply. For full terms and conditions, please visit www.mags4gifts.co.nz
Subscribe Now

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1 day ago

Kitchen bench top - already removed.

Mark from Palmerston North Central

Kitchen bench top includes the kitchen sink.
Cabinets NOT included.

Now removed. Need can or trailer to collect.

Good for updating a tired kitchen or a rental or sleep-out.
Or even your shed or greenhouse for a great worktop or potting bench complete with sink!

Price: $120

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1 day ago

Recycling carpet

Mark from Palmerston North Central

Carpet offcuts and underlay. Mainly from stairs and landing.
Good for sheds or pet crates??

Free

1 day ago

New Zealand Red Cross annual Book Sale

Palmerston North from Palmerston North Central

The NZ Red Cross annual Book Sale is going ahead this year from 4-6 September at the Barber Hall, Waldegrave Street.

•Friday 4 September, 10am to 8pm

•Saturday 5 September, 10am to 6pm

•Sun 6 September, 10am to 2pm

The Red Cross Service Centre welcomes all books, CD's, magazines, … View more
The NZ Red Cross annual Book Sale is going ahead this year from 4-6 September at the Barber Hall, Waldegrave Street.

•Friday 4 September, 10am to 8pm

•Saturday 5 September, 10am to 6pm

•Sun 6 September, 10am to 2pm

The Red Cross Service Centre welcomes all books, CD's, magazines, DVD's, games and jigsaw puzzles. Our donation shed at 245 Main Street, Palmerston North opposite the Skate Park is now open between 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am-1pm Saturdays.

Thank you for your donations and your continued support.

1 day ago

Next issue of Get Growing ezine - coming next week!

Reporter NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hi neighbours, the next issue of Get Growing will now be released early next week, so keep your eyes peeled! In the meantime you can read all previous editions here, so dig in and enjoy!

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1 day ago

Is your child struggling with strategies?

NumberWorks'nWords Palmerston North

Our franchisee Michelle from NumberWorks'nWords Silverdale discussing the battle of maths and the rationale behind all the strategies our kids are exposed to in the classroom.

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1 day ago

**Wanted**: Hokowhitu Primary School Uniforms - Long Sleeves Shirt & Skort

Inbal from Hokowhitu

Hi Neighbours,
I'm looking to buy Long Sleeves Shirt size 6 or 8 of Hokowhitu Primary School as well as Skort in good condition. (from a smoke-free home)
Thanks :)

1 day ago

How to choose the right Curtain Lining

Robert Anderson from Curtain Clean Palmerston North

Windows play a major role in controlling the temperature within a home. During winter it is easy to lose heat, and in summer it is easy to overheat a home if windows are not appropriately covered. Professionally fitted, lined drapery can reduce window heat loss by 40-60% when closed*. Working all … View moreWindows play a major role in controlling the temperature within a home. During winter it is easy to lose heat, and in summer it is easy to overheat a home if windows are not appropriately covered. Professionally fitted, lined drapery can reduce window heat loss by 40-60% when closed*. Working all year round, lined drapery is an important tool in creating a thermal insulation barrier.


Today we look at the advantages, types and options of drapery lining.

There are many advantages to drapery lining:
1. Creation of a thermal insulation layer.
2. Protects soft furnishings from sun damage.
3. Resistance to dust and mildew.
4. Creates a dark room environment (dim or black out).
5. Prolongs the appearance and life of your drapes as lining helps protect the fabric from harmful UV rays.
6. Improves drapability.
7. Stronger acoustic properties with more layers.


NOTE: In a hot climate, lining helps to reduce heat transfer into the room.

TYPES OF DRAPERY LINING

There are several different types of lining which can be chosen based on the requirements of each drapery installation.

THERMAL
One layer (1 Pass) of coated acrylic suede compound is known as thermal lining. It offers the advantages of insulation and energy savings, helping to keep rooms’ warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It is important to understand that a certain amount of light will pass into the room with this construction. As with all quality linings, thermal lining not only protects soft furnishings from fading, they are also treated to resist mildew and enables good drapability.
The manufacturing process of a thermal lining involves a thermal coating being applied directly to the reverse side of the fabric to reduce the amount of harmful ultraviolet light passing through the fabric, whilst increasing the insulation.

BLACKOUT
Three layers (3 Pass) of coated acrylic suede compound is known as ‘blackout’ thermal lining. This process offers the same benefits of thermal lining but also totally eliminates light penetration. Blackout lining naturally minimizes the risk of natural flaws in the fabric from showing through. It also adds body to the fabric and provides a good stable base for roman blinds.
TIP: when drawing your curtains during the day, a blackout lining will ensure the colour of your main drape isn’t saturated/washed out by sunlight.

DIMOUT / TRIPLE WEAVE
Unlike coated linings, a dimout lining is a woven construction which allows a small amount of light to pass through – hence the name ‘dimout’ as opposed to ‘blackout’. It is a popular lining in both commercial and residential applications due to its affordability, washability and noise reduction properties. It has a soft, thick handle which adds fullness to a light weight fabric such as silk and taffeta.
TIP: Darker dimouts achieve a higher degree of light reduction than lighter colours.

INTERLINING
Interlining adds body and fullness to lightweight fabrics such as silk and taffeta. Its composition is typically either a blend of polyester/viscose/cotton or 100% napped cotton. Interlining also improves insulation and acoustic properties of a room through noise reduction and provides extra protection from harmful UV rays. It works as additional padding for headboards and pelmets when used between the face fabric and lining.

SILICONE
Advancements in technology have led to coated lining layers being made of a silicone compound, which creates a soft agile handle and has the added benefit of not eliciting or holding any loose dust as experienced with acrylic suede lining. Silicone backed lining is a coated lining product with three layers of silicone on one side, providing protection from elements such as sun and moisture. This product is also washable, making it easier to maintain, however it cannot be dry-cleaned.

NOTE FOR COATED LININGS:
For both thermal coated and blackout coated linings, the coated side of the fabric must face the glass to maximize UV and mildew resistant properties.
Thermal lining and blackout lining is NOT machine washable, it may be gently hand washed if necessary, drip dried with coated surfaces facing out. Professional cleaning by a specialist is the recommended option.

ATTRIBUTES

FIRE RETARDANT

Linings with fire retardant attributes have either had a treatment applied to the yarn/fabric retrospectively or the fibre/yarns used to produce the fabric have been engineered to possess inherent FR characteristics. FR linings meet all government requirements/standards and are suitable for residential and commercial use.

OEKO-TEX
ENVIRONMENTALLY BETTER - Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is an independent international certification. Linings that carry this certification mean that the fabric is free from harmful substances and safe for people and the environment. For more information visit oeko-tex.com/standard100.

Interested in adding a lining to your existing curtains? We can help with that! Call us on 0800 579 0501 to book in.

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