Picton - Waikawa, Picton

16 days ago

Do you care about the future of our planet?

The Forever Project

We’re celebrating the latest issue of The Forever Project magazine - free in this weekend’s Sunday Star-Times. It explores how New Zealand can bounce back from Covid-19 in a climate-friendly way.

For a sustainable future, join Stuff in The Forever Project. Sign up to our weekly newsletterView more
We’re celebrating the latest issue of The Forever Project magazine - free in this weekend’s Sunday Star-Times. It explores how New Zealand can bounce back from Covid-19 in a climate-friendly way.

For a sustainable future, join Stuff in The Forever Project. Sign up to our weekly newsletter and be in to win one of 100 limited-edition reusable beeswax Honeywraps. Each wrap can save 75 metres of plastic going into our landfill or oceans.
Sign up here

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16 days ago

Perfect time for a Winter clean

Resene

Clean up around your place with your choice of a free Resene cleaning product when you spend $100 or more at your local Resene owned ColorShop until 27 July 2020. Plus get 10L of Resene Ceiling Paint white for $99. Tinting and PaintWise levy extra.

These offers are available to … View more
Clean up around your place with your choice of a free Resene cleaning product when you spend $100 or more at your local Resene owned ColorShop until 27 July 2020. Plus get 10L of Resene Ceiling Paint white for $99. Tinting and PaintWise levy extra.

These offers are available to Resene cardholders – if you don’t have one you can sign up free when you’re in store.
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16 days ago

Kawakawa Soap and Lavender Fields is available again

Heike from SoundSoap

In winter time we have more time for soap making. New soaps are added constantly to our webpage.
Did you see our popular Kawakawa soap? Or the Lavender fields soap?

Price: $7

16 days ago

Creating healthier, carbon-zero homes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, there are few Kiwis who haven't experienced cold or damp housing at some point in New Zealand, whatever part of the country you call home. So what's being done to change that for future generations?

Here's … View more
Hey neighbours, there are few Kiwis who haven't experienced cold or damp housing at some point in New Zealand, whatever part of the country you call home. So what's being done to change that for future generations?

Here's how a passive revolution and building code changes could help our health - and the climate.

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16 days ago

New to the Market 🚀

Diane from Diane Parish - Blenheim Real Estate Agent

Enquiries Over $410,000
122 Howick Road, Redwoodtown, Blenheim
Open Home - Sun 28 June, 12.00 - 1.00

Standalone Townhouse
There's no time to lose, this ones ripe for the picking! Especially if you are first home buyers, retirees, rental investors or in fact, anyone whose just wanting an … View more
Enquiries Over $410,000
122 Howick Road, Redwoodtown, Blenheim
Open Home - Sun 28 June, 12.00 - 1.00

Standalone Townhouse
There's no time to lose, this ones ripe for the picking! Especially if you are first home buyers, retirees, rental investors or in fact, anyone whose just wanting an affordable two bedroom home. Put the location in the mix, and you have a good all-round winner in this one! Find out more....

www.tallpoppy.co.nz...

You are welcome to message or call me 021 324 592

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22 days ago

Say cheers to our Volunteers!

Fire & Emergency NZ

Over 80% of Fire and Emergency is made up of volunteers. Without them and their support crew, we wouldn’t be who we are today.

So this National Volunteer Week, we’re thanking more than 11,500 of our volunteers for missing precious moments in their lives to protect our communities.

Make … View more
Over 80% of Fire and Emergency is made up of volunteers. Without them and their support crew, we wouldn’t be who we are today.

So this National Volunteer Week, we’re thanking more than 11,500 of our volunteers for missing precious moments in their lives to protect our communities.

Make sure you say thanks as well by leaving a comment below. #cheerstoourvolunteers
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16 days ago

Have you signed up to get free gardening advice?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and … View more
In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and follow Jane Packer’s advice to decorate your kitchen and dining spaces with flowers. Be in to win Jane Packer Flowers and the NZ House & Garden July issue.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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17 days ago

Multi-million dollar Ōpaoa Bridge up and running

Alice Angeloni Reporter from Marlborough Express

Motorists are now able to use Blenheim's newest bridge, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport (NZTA).

A single lane going towards Picton on the new Ōpaoa Bridge was opened to the traffic on Wednesday night.

“The northbound lane opened late last night around 10pm," and was "running well … View more
Motorists are now able to use Blenheim's newest bridge, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport (NZTA).

A single lane going towards Picton on the new Ōpaoa Bridge was opened to the traffic on Wednesday night.

“The northbound lane opened late last night around 10pm," and was "running well today", an NZTA spokeswoman said.

Southbound traffic is expected to make the shift onto the new multimillion-dollar bridge - almost two years in the making - from mid-July.

17 days ago

Show us your winter snaps!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi Marlborough! 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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18 days ago

#AotearoaOfKindness: Mobilising the kindness DNA

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an … View more
Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an Aotearoa of Kindness.

Call to action – keep shaping the world we want to live in:

• Look for where kindness, mahi aroha, work for love, has impacted your life.
• Show your thanks to those people giving kindness and mahi aroha through #AotearoaOfKindness.
• Connect or reconnect with a community or a cause that’s important to you through volunteeringnz.org.nz/finding-volunteer-roles.

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19 days ago

to sell

Annie from Blenheim

wanting to sell. Downsizing. 1. Large unique rosewood blackwood display cabinet. 20th century. Chinese carved with unique dragons etc. Offers over 5000.
2. Antique hall tables.
3' Selection of original NZ artists paintings. Baxter. Chilvers etc.
4. Selection of antique plated silver … View more
wanting to sell. Downsizing. 1. Large unique rosewood blackwood display cabinet. 20th century. Chinese carved with unique dragons etc. Offers over 5000.
2. Antique hall tables.
3' Selection of original NZ artists paintings. Baxter. Chilvers etc.
4. Selection of antique plated silver including silver service. 1940's and earlier.
5. New new large antique style office desk.
6. Other collectables etc.

Viewing by appointment only. Dealers welcome. Phone 03 5787477 and leave message or 0274895858. ID required.

Price: $5,000

19 days ago

Poll: How do you fold your towels?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. … View more
Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. But what do you do? And who knew folding towels could be so controversial?

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How do you fold your towels?
  • 34.4% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.4% Complete
  • 40.1% Plush - Fold towards the centre, then in thirds
    40.1% Complete
  • 16.2% Rolled - No folds allowed
    16.2% Complete
  • 9.3% None of the above
    9.3% Complete
1498 votes
19 days ago

It's National Volunteer Week!

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

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National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

Join us this National Volunteer Week to celebrate how our communities are stronger when working together.

#NVW2020 #mahitahi #teamwork #tautoko #support #volunteers #thankyou #AotearoaOfKindness

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20 days ago

Have your say on our services

The Team from Marlborough District Council

Each year Marlborough District Council asks how satisfied you are with our services.

The 2020 survey has just started and runs until early August. Independent researchers ask you to rate a range of Council services out of 10. The results help us understand your priorities and plan … View more
Each year Marlborough District Council asks how satisfied you are with our services.

The 2020 survey has just started and runs until early August. Independent researchers ask you to rate a range of Council services out of 10. The results help us understand your priorities and plan Marlborough’s future. It also helps Council measure its performance.

The results will be published on Council’s website in October. The survey is anonymous - you will not be personally identified in any feedback or results.
Find out more

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