North Blenheim, Spring Creek

8 hours ago

Pioneering retirement for a trailblazing generation

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Our residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.… View moreOur residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.

Ryman has been pioneering retirement living for 35 years. Our New Zealand and Australian villages are named after trailblazers: Sir Edmund Hilary, Weary Dunlop, Rita Angus, Nellie Melba. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents.
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12 hours ago

Free

Princess from Blenheim

Any free computer table out there?

6 days ago

Been to Pollard Park lately?

The Team from Marlborough District Council

There’s lots going on at Pollard Park at the moment which makes it a great spot to enjoy Marlborough’s warm days and long summer evenings.

Take the kids along to feed the ducks and check out the newest addition to the Pictorial garden - the NZ Gecko created out of Allysum, Pyrethrum and … View more
There’s lots going on at Pollard Park at the moment which makes it a great spot to enjoy Marlborough’s warm days and long summer evenings.

Take the kids along to feed the ducks and check out the newest addition to the Pictorial garden - the NZ Gecko created out of Allysum, Pyrethrum and Marigold plants and flowers.

You can find out more about other parks and reserves around Marlborough using Council’s Smart Maps or on Council’s website.
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1 day ago

Church Restoration

Tom from Property Maintenance Marlborough

My first post shows some before and after photos of a grand old wooden church which opened in 1866. I was contracted to remove the many years of paint from the internal walls and windows and paint the ceiling, gloss the windows and oil the walls. It was a challenging job, that became a labour of … View moreMy first post shows some before and after photos of a grand old wooden church which opened in 1866. I was contracted to remove the many years of paint from the internal walls and windows and paint the ceiling, gloss the windows and oil the walls. It was a challenging job, that became a labour of love, but the end results are truely stunning.

3 days ago

Making use of a small space

The Team from Resene ColorShop Blenheim

Make this nifty fold-out bar and cupboard for your outdoor living space.

Paint in your favourite Resene colours to complement your décor or accent it. Ideal for outdoor entertaining.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this … View more
Make this nifty fold-out bar and cupboard for your outdoor living space.

Paint in your favourite Resene colours to complement your décor or accent it. Ideal for outdoor entertaining.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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4 days ago

Fire season restrictions across most of New Zealand

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

The nationwide fire risk has skyrocketed after a long dry spell, even in parts of the country not used to extreme fire danger.

To read more, click here.

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5 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter February 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The first edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter for the year is out now and it is packed full of useful information!

In this issue we share a bit more about us, the Office for Seniors, what we do and how we help older people across New Zealand.

There is a story on money … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The first edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter for the year is out now and it is packed full of useful information!

In this issue we share a bit more about us, the Office for Seniors, what we do and how we help older people across New Zealand.

There is a story on money mules, what they are and what to do if you unintentionally become one.

We also have handy tips on staying fit and healthy with stories on Senior Chef cooking classes and chair yoga.

Make sure to read and share it!

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19 days ago

What would you like to see at the Westwood development?

Alice Angeloni Reporter from Marlborough Express

Stage two of the Westwood development will see five new lots created for businesses. What would you like to see?

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5 days ago

Who are the business heroes 
in your neighbourhood?

Prospa

Small businesses are the 'glue' in our communities – they keep us all together. When they thrive we all thrive.

Do you know a local business that needs recognition? Nominate them for Prospa Local Business Hero – and you could both win some great prizes.

Every nomination … View more
Small businesses are the 'glue' in our communities – they keep us all together. When they thrive we all thrive.

Do you know a local business that needs recognition? Nominate them for Prospa Local Business Hero – and you could both win some great prizes.

Every nomination receives a free 3-month premium listing on Neighbourly. The 11 Regional finalists get a $100 Prezzy® card for the business (and one for the nominator too). The National winner receives $2,500 Prezzy® card from Prospa, a $5,000 Stuff advertising package and a $2,500 Neighbourly package.

Nominate a business today and spread the word about your Prospa Local Business Hero.
Nominate now

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6 days ago

Fire prompts warning to steer clear of the Wither Hills during the hottest time of day

Rahul Bhattarai Reporter from Marlborough Express

The biggest fire in Marlborough for the season has struck paddocks and pine trees, spanning over 20-hectares.

Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ) Marlborough principal rural fire officer John Foley recommended people did not use the Wither Hills Farm Park tracks during the hottest time of the day, which… View more
The biggest fire in Marlborough for the season has struck paddocks and pine trees, spanning over 20-hectares.

Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ) Marlborough principal rural fire officer John Foley recommended people did not use the Wither Hills Farm Park tracks during the hottest time of the day, which was about 10am to 6pm.

Read more about the fire:

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6 days ago

Can you help this Saturday? Beach Netball

Hannah Cunningham from Volunteer Marlborough

Have you got some spare time to help with a fun event this Saturday?
Marlborough Netball is running a beach netball event on the 15th of Feb 2020 at Whites Bay

Set up will start at 8:30am on the beach. Volunteers can help with time-keeping, scoring, raking the sand, remove rocks/wood, setting up … View more
Have you got some spare time to help with a fun event this Saturday?
Marlborough Netball is running a beach netball event on the 15th of Feb 2020 at Whites Bay

Set up will start at 8:30am on the beach. Volunteers can help with time-keeping, scoring, raking the sand, remove rocks/wood, setting up courts, setting up gazebo and sound system, setting up tables and chairs, packing down at the end, and prize-giving.

Send us a message, call 03-577-9388, or email vm@volunteermarlborough.org.nz

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6 days ago

Group for 50+

Hannah Cunningham from Volunteer Marlborough

Do you have skills you'd like to share? Would you like to meet some new people while giving back to the local community? Perhaps you're newly retired and looking for something to fill some spare time?
We invite you to join our Mature Volunteers group where volunteers who are 50+ (and … View more
Do you have skills you'd like to share? Would you like to meet some new people while giving back to the local community? Perhaps you're newly retired and looking for something to fill some spare time?
We invite you to join our Mature Volunteers group where volunteers who are 50+ (and based in Marlborough) can find volunteer roles, discuss volunteering, share with other volunteers, support each other, and stay up-to-date with local volunteering news.
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6 days ago

Free - Approximately 40 to 45 Banana Boxes

Peter from Fairhall - Renwick - Woodbourne

Free to good home - or any home for that matter - quantity of banana boxes. Ideal for storage or if shifting. Collect by Thursday morning, Feb 13 or we have to flatten them and take them to the recycling centre. Can drop them off to you in the Blenheim, Fairhall, Renwick area if need be.

Free

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