The nationwide fire risk has skyrocketed after a long dry spell, even in parts of the country not used to extreme fire danger.
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Woodhaven Gardens has been dropping free watermelons in the armfuls on people's lawns in Levin after it had excess stock that wouldn't sell.
Have you heard of anyone else doing this?
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Hey neighbours, are you seeing and hearing a lot more of your neighbours during the lockdown? Has it helped you get to know them better - from an acceptable social distance - or is the noise of everyone being home together all the time getting to you?
Now more than ever it's up to all of us to try not to annoy our neighbours, and to be more tolerant ourselves, so here are some easy ways to do just that.
And if you're wondering what makes a good neighbour and what makes a bad one, check out the 12 most annoying neighbour types. How many have you lived next to?