Hope, Richmond

5 days ago

World Smokefree Day: Sunday 31 May

Stephanie Gray from Nelson Marlborough Health

If you, or someone you know needs a hand to quit smoking check out www.nmdhb.govt.nz... or email smokefree@nmdhb.govt.nz or call 0800 NO SMOKE (0800 667 665).
#SmokefreeNZ
#smokefreeaotearoa2025

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5 days ago

Our Vision

Hannah Cunningham from Volunteer Marlborough

Volunteer Marlborough is an independent Volunteer Centre committed to promoting volunteerism and to assisting the residents of Marlborough to find opportunities to become involved as volunteers.⁠
Our vision for the future is to see "enriched lives through volunteering"⁠.

⁠To read … View more
Volunteer Marlborough is an independent Volunteer Centre committed to promoting volunteerism and to assisting the residents of Marlborough to find opportunities to become involved as volunteers.⁠
Our vision for the future is to see "enriched lives through volunteering"⁠.

⁠To read more, go to: www.volunteermarlborough.org.nz...
To join in and help us fulfill our vision, go to marl.volunteermatch.org.nz...

Alternatively, call 021478330, email vm@volunteermarlborough.org.nz, or book an appointment online via facebook (facebook.com...

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5 days ago

Express Lawn Mowing

Ryan from Express Lawnmowing Nelson

It’s a great time to get your hedges trimmed neat and tidy. For the month of June, mention this post and get a small lawn mow FREE with any hedge trimming.

5 days ago

Wanted to buy: vinyl record collections

Grant from Toi Toi - Washington Valley

My tiny part-time Nelson record store Family Jewels Records was hit pretty hard by COVID lockdown. We really need more second hand LPs to keep going. If anyone has a record collection to sell, or has a mate who does, please contact me on 022 362 0304. Many thanks ...Grant S

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8 days ago

Tasman District Council to add e-bike to pool fleet

Cherie Sivignon Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Tasman District Council will soon add an e-bike to its pool vehicle fleet for staff use on short trips around the Richmond area. The $4350 e-bike is projected to provide savings of 336kg of CO2 over 973 trips a year. Do you think this is a good idea? Should other councils follow suit?

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7 days ago

Boys rescue elderly woman

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Two 11-year-old students are praised for their quick thinking and compassion, after they go to the aid of a 94 year old woman, calling out for help in Nelson.

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6 days ago

WIN: A Resene makeover

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, everyone's had a part to play in the fight against Covid-19, but here's a chance to say thanks to someone you know who kept working for the benefit of the rest of us - nurses, doctors, pharmacists, teachers, supermarket employees and many, many more.

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Hey neighbours, everyone's had a part to play in the fight against Covid-19, but here's a chance to say thanks to someone you know who kept working for the benefit of the rest of us - nurses, doctors, pharmacists, teachers, supermarket employees and many, many more.

We're giving away three prizes with Resene, each worth more than $500, including a Resene colour consultation, a $350 Resene voucher and the latest Resene fan decks.

So if you know an essential worker who would love one of these prize packs, click here to nominate them.

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6 days ago

Save the date

Hannah Cunningham from Volunteer Marlborough

SAVE THE DATE! There's a fantastic one-off volunteering opportunity coming up on Sunday 14th June at Grovetown Lagoon!
This is an opportunity to get out in the sun and fresh air, and enjoy nature while also 'paying it forward'. Bring along a friend or member(s) of your whanau to make… View more
SAVE THE DATE! There's a fantastic one-off volunteering opportunity coming up on Sunday 14th June at Grovetown Lagoon!
This is an opportunity to get out in the sun and fresh air, and enjoy nature while also 'paying it forward'. Bring along a friend or member(s) of your whanau to make it even more fun!
All you will need to bring is a hat, sunscreen, and safe footwear. You are welcome to bring your own tools but this is not necessary.

To RSVP, call/txt 021478330, or email vm@volunteermarlborough.org.nz

You can get full info on this and all available roles (and apply online) at marl.volunteermatch.org.nz...

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6 days ago

Personalised Interior Design Package

Janet from Q Design Services

Talk to me about a personalised interior design guide for your home.

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6 days ago

Chicken Feed

Rhiannon from Nelson South

I have a big bag of chicken feed but no longer have chickens! So if anyone wants it please message me :) Pick up is Nelson South, just looking for a donation.

Negotiable

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7 days ago

Poll: What do you think of CCTV on private homes?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If … View more
I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If you've got a strong opinion about them, drop me a line and let me know what you think.

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What do you think of CCTV on private homes?
  • 92.4% Yes, they're OK.
    92.4% Complete
  • 4.6% I'm not sure.
    4.6% Complete
  • 2.9% No, they're not OK.
    2.9% Complete
1872 votes
7 days ago

Ryman pioneers certainty

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Ryman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care … View moreRyman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care options. These are just some of the ways we’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.

*Some conditions apply.

Visit our website to find the village that’s right for you.
Find out more

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7 days ago

Is dyslexia going 'unnoticed' in schools?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Do you think schools need to change the way they teach children to read? Some educators and parents are calling for a phonics based approach, after a surge in parents noticing problems with their children's reading, writing and spelling during lockdown.

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7 days ago

Whatever it is that makes you tick...

Hannah Cunningham from Volunteer Marlborough

There are so many ways you can help and give back! Do you have a love for music? A passion for teaching and sharing knowledge? Love spinning a good yarn with someone new? Maybe you want to save our native bird life?⁠
Whatever it is that makes you tick, there's a volunteering opportunity out … View more
There are so many ways you can help and give back! Do you have a love for music? A passion for teaching and sharing knowledge? Love spinning a good yarn with someone new? Maybe you want to save our native bird life?⁠
Whatever it is that makes you tick, there's a volunteering opportunity out there to suit!⁠

Get in touch now and we can start the process so you're ready to go when the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted:⁠
- call or text 021478330⁠
- email vm@volunteermarlborough.org.nz
- book an appointment online via facebook ⁠(facebook.com...
- sign up at marl.volunteermatch.org.nz...

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