Rolleston, Rolleston

23 days ago

New light show for Christchurch

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Christchurch will still be lit up this year despite one of the city's most popular festivals being postponed.
Christchurch Is Lit will run from July 1 to 29 from 6pm to 11pm each day and feature more than 20 light creations throughout the city.

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18 days ago

Jackaroo Tent (2.5 x 2.5m) internal sleeping capsule

Valerie from Rolleston

Jackaroo Tent (2.5 x 2.5m) internal sleeping capsule

This tent has about 9m of sun and rain cover when waterproof green top cover is fully extended.

Blue sleeping capsule is one piece, built onto ground sheet with insect netting and another outer layer of nylon.

Front and rear extendable … View more
Jackaroo Tent (2.5 x 2.5m) internal sleeping capsule

This tent has about 9m of sun and rain cover when waterproof green top cover is fully extended.

Blue sleeping capsule is one piece, built onto ground sheet with insect netting and another outer layer of nylon.

Front and rear extendable canopies. 2 x Poles for extending flaps not in pics but with the unit. An extra insect net is included.

Erected hurriedly between rain showers!! – surplus, no longer intending to camp. Good condition.
Mob: 021 0421 526

Price: $250

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18 days ago

Kauri Bookcase with adjustable shelves

Valerie from Rolleston

Kauri Bookcase with adjustable shelves

lovely for a kids room – not too tall or deep and fits nicely into bedroom spaces. Sturdy & low so will not fall.

Adjustable shelves allows you to configure to your own requirements.

Quite an old piece – needs filling, see pic and would look fab … View more
Kauri Bookcase with adjustable shelves

lovely for a kids room – not too tall or deep and fits nicely into bedroom spaces. Sturdy & low so will not fall.

Adjustable shelves allows you to configure to your own requirements.

Quite an old piece – needs filling, see pic and would look fab if sanded back and revanished or oiled. I do not have the time – need the space for another ongoing project. Reluctant sale.
depth: 0.29cm
length: 1.20cm
height: 0.79cm

Mob: 021 0421 526

Price: $250

20 days ago

Foraging on Banks Peninsula

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

If Peter Langlands needed to, he could eat for free. On an average day, he'd find 50 to 75 edible greens along the foreshore.
Do you forage for food? If so, where are the best spots to forage in Canterbury?

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18 days ago

Pop Up Shop in The Lincoln Pantry

Lauren from Etico

Etico has a new pop up stall inside your favourite coffee shop The Lincoln Pantry for a limited time.
You can now browse, inspect and purchase our lovely wares at your leisure while having your cuppa.
Support local business and head on down and indulge in your two favourite activities!
The Lincoln … View more
Etico has a new pop up stall inside your favourite coffee shop The Lincoln Pantry for a limited time.
You can now browse, inspect and purchase our lovely wares at your leisure while having your cuppa.
Support local business and head on down and indulge in your two favourite activities!
The Lincoln Pantry owners and staff would love to see you and Jo and I will occasionally be floating around.

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18 days ago

Penguin sculptures arrive in Christchurch for new art trail

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A waddle of penguins has flown into Christchurch to be decorated by school children and artists and installed on city streets.
The sculptures will be displayed for about 10 weeks across Christchurch before being auctioned off to raise money for Cholmondeley Children's Centre.

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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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32 days ago

Do you want your child to be ready to read at school entry?

Fleur from Halswell

Did you know that more and more new entrants do not have the language and early reading skills to be school ready?
Lack of early reading abilities at school entry can predict later reading achievement. Lack of reading abilities hampers learning.
My Workshops will give you early reading knowledge … View more
Did you know that more and more new entrants do not have the language and early reading skills to be school ready?
Lack of early reading abilities at school entry can predict later reading achievement. Lack of reading abilities hampers learning.
My Workshops will give you early reading knowledge and know-how-to-do-it in a fun way.

They are starting 23 July, a series of three over 3 weeks, at 11am, in Lincoln.

Please contact me about my Parent Workshops, email at info@nzwordtrees.com or phone 0274988355.
Fleur Harris (PhD)
Speech-Language-Literacy Therapist
nzWordTrees, Lincoln

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?
  • 34.3% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.3% Complete
  • 40.1% Plush - Fold towards the centre, then in thirds
    40.1% Complete
  • 16.2% Rolled - No folds allowed
    16.2% Complete
  • 9.4% None of the above
    9.4% Complete
1497 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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19 days ago

Last chance to join the fun and be an EARLY BIRD!

The National Team from SPCA - Christchurch Centre

We know lots of plans have been cancelled this year, but we have one that hasn’t - SPCA’s Jump the Rescue!

It’s so easy to sign up and this is your last chance to get the early bird rate.

Please set yourself a challenge, help a cause in desperate need of your help, and sign up today!

The … View more
We know lots of plans have been cancelled this year, but we have one that hasn’t - SPCA’s Jump the Rescue!

It’s so easy to sign up and this is your last chance to get the early bird rate.

Please set yourself a challenge, help a cause in desperate need of your help, and sign up today!

The animals need you:

1. Simply sign up at www.spca.nz...

2. Share your fundraising page and ask family and friends to sponsor you

3. Raise $775 and you will skydive for free on Saturday, 1 August!

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19 days ago

Easy Clean Window Coatings

Lisa-Marie Griffiths from Easy Clean Glass Solutions

Hi Neighbours

Are you sick of cleaning your windows? At the moment we are running a great special on our Easy Clean glass coatings. We can coat all the exterior glass in your house from just $500. This will save you time cleaning windows and also protect them from calcium and hard water buildup … View more
Hi Neighbours

Are you sick of cleaning your windows? At the moment we are running a great special on our Easy Clean glass coatings. We can coat all the exterior glass in your house from just $500. This will save you time cleaning windows and also protect them from calcium and hard water buildup from sprinklers etc. For a free no obligation quote contact us on 0800 EZclean or via our website www.easycleanglass.co.nz...

20 days ago

Have you got an indoor jungle? You could be a Houseplant Hero!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Got an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will… View moreGot an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will get $250 worth of Yates products and $150 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Here's how to enter the competition.

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20 days ago

Feel Balanced

Mark from Bowenz Therapy for Balance

Wanting to feel a sense of balance? Bowtech Bowen Therapy is a great simple and gentle way to reset the body back to a sense of calm and reduce anxiety/stress build up. I assist people with all sorts of imbalances, sports injuries, lifestyle stress and anxiety issues. My many specialities include … View moreWanting to feel a sense of balance? Bowtech Bowen Therapy is a great simple and gentle way to reset the body back to a sense of calm and reduce anxiety/stress build up. I assist people with all sorts of imbalances, sports injuries, lifestyle stress and anxiety issues. My many specialities include treating children, new born babies and people of all ages for structural imbalances - getting our body's biomechanics and structures working fluently to return to a pain free life.

21 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

People often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where … View morePeople often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where care is customised to suit your needs.

Get your free copy here.
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