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1 hour ago

How are you coping with the increasing cost of driving?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Petrol prices in many parts of the country have crossed $2.40 for the first time, days out from a nationwide tax increase.

Stations in many parts of the South Island are now charging $2.409 a litre for regular petrol, the latest in a series of record highs seen in recent weeks.

stuff.co.nz/business/107344826/days-out-from-tax-increase-petrol-prices-hit-fresh-record-high

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3 hours ago

Poll: Is it time to end daylight savings in New Zealand?

Virginia Fallon Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Do you fancy year-round summer hours?
The European Union will soon recommend members drop daylight saving hours in favour of staying on summer time throughout the year.
Would you like the same for Aotearoa? Let us know!

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Is it time to end daylight savings in New Zealand?
  • 54% Drop daylight savings, summer hours should be year-round.
    54% Complete
  • 46% Keep it! I love the change in hours.
    46% Complete
428 votes
6 days ago

Best fruit and vege shops in Christchurch

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Neat Places have collected a few of its favourite spots for picking up fresh weekly vegies. What's your go-to fruit and vege shop? Click the link below to read the full article.

stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/107075095/best-spots-for-fruit-and-vege-in-canterbury

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4 days ago

Kiwi kids are less fit and weigh more

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

A study of 500 15-year-olds across two generations found Kiwi kids today are less fit and weigh between 8kg and 13kg more than their parents did.
What do you think is the cause of this - screen time, less exercise, poor diet, or something else?

stuff.co.nz/national/107220570/kiwi-adolescents-weigh-more-and-are-less-fit-than-their-parents-were-study-finds

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16 hours ago

Day of Decision Event

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

Change only comes when you DECIDE you’ve had enough and take action.

It’s your decision to stay as you are — or to do something different, attend this event, and apply what you learn and change your life.

On Sunday, 14th October at 10am, a generous amount of holy oil, blended with … View more
Change only comes when you DECIDE you’ve had enough and take action.

It’s your decision to stay as you are — or to do something different, attend this event, and apply what you learn and change your life.

On Sunday, 14th October at 10am, a generous amount of holy oil, blended with olive oil from the Holy Land will be given FREE OF CHARGE to everyone who attends.

This oil will serve as a point of contact, a tangible way for you to use your faith and connect with God.

We challenge you to come with your problems and see for yourself what God can do in your life.
Find out more

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16 hours ago

Open Days at Alpine View

Alpine View Lifestyle Village

Alpine View recognises that ‘lifestyle is one of our most important medicines’.

TRILife is Alpine’s Wellness Programme – specifically designed to help residents to not only survive but also thrive!! We have produced a book detailing the key elements of the programme, with focus on … View more
Alpine View recognises that ‘lifestyle is one of our most important medicines’.

TRILife is Alpine’s Wellness Programme – specifically designed to help residents to not only survive but also thrive!! We have produced a book detailing the key elements of the programme, with focus on nutrition, exercise and state of mind (in an individualised and personalised way).

Come along to one of our upcoming Open Days to enjoy a tour of our village and receive your complimentary copy of the TRILife Wellness Programme book – a practical guide to adding more years to your life, and life to your years.

Contact us via:
Phone: 03 383 1333
Email: reception@alpineview.co.nz
Find out more!

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5 days ago

Changes to kerbside recycling

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

Plastic supermarket bags and Tetra Pak cartons will no longer be accepted in Christchurch's kerbside recycling bin.

stuff.co.nz/environment/107233639/plastic-bags-and-tetra-pak-cartons-banned-from-christchurchs-kerbside-recycling-bin

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1 day ago

Have you been opening OXO cubes the wrong way?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Have you heard this trick before? A handy hack on how to open OXO cubes is causing a stir online, as it seems many of us have been doing it all wrong.

Forget crumbling up the cube after opening the silver foil packaging - it seems that packaging was actually designed to be … View more
Hi neighbours,

Have you heard this trick before? A handy hack on how to open OXO cubes is causing a stir online, as it seems many of us have been doing it all wrong.

Forget crumbling up the cube after opening the silver foil packaging - it seems that packaging was actually designed to be flattened. To read more click here.

Simply open up the flaps on the side, flatten them out and then crumble the cube inside the package, turning it into a powder that's a heck of a lot easier to add to your dish.

Did you know this handy trick? Have you been opening the cubes the wrong way your whole life like the rest of us? Will this make cooking for your family a little easier? Share your thoughts in the replies below!

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1 day ago

Subscribe to NZ Gardener's weekly ezine Get Growing and get free herb seeds!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

September is Bee Aware month, as we're calling on gardeners to make sure they plant pollen- and nectar-rich plants. We have 500 packets of bee-friendly edible herb seeds to give away to the first 500 people to sign up to Get Growing. Get Growing digital magazine is delivered every Friday to … View moreSeptember is Bee Aware month, as we're calling on gardeners to make sure they plant pollen- and nectar-rich plants. We have 500 packets of bee-friendly edible herb seeds to give away to the first 500 people to sign up to Get Growing. Get Growing digital magazine is delivered every Friday to your email inbox, completely free! (Offer is valid until Sept 30)

t.comms.stuff.co.nz/webApp/PAPP2859

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1 day ago

Free entry to Hohepa Art & Sculpture Exhibition

Hohepa Canterbury

Hohepa Canterbury is hosting a fundraising Art & Sculpture Exhibition. The artworks are all for sale, and include works by Llew Summers, Dick Frizzell, Don Service, Marian Maguire, Ben Reid and 50 more artists!

Entry is free on Saturday and Sunday, and Opening Night tickets are available … View more
Hohepa Canterbury is hosting a fundraising Art & Sculpture Exhibition. The artworks are all for sale, and include works by Llew Summers, Dick Frizzell, Don Service, Marian Maguire, Ben Reid and 50 more artists!

Entry is free on Saturday and Sunday, and Opening Night tickets are available from our website. Cheeses, candles, wooden toys and other crafts made by the Hohepa community will also be on sale.

Hohepa Canterbury supports adults with an intellectual disability, guided by the principles of Rudolf Steiner. This is a great opportunity to support them, view beautiful art and sculpture, and learn a little more about Hohepa.
Find out more!

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1 day ago

Great tasting, great value, locally produced Honey for Sale

Susan from Queenbeez & Honey Limited

We have our delicious honey available for sale with FREE DELIVERY to North Canterbury every Wednesday.
-Creamed Clover Honey 1kg Jar $16
-Honey Dew Honey (runny Honey) 1kg Jar $13
-Manuka Honey 500gm $15
Our honey has been filtered so is not considered 'raw'
The Manuka has not been … View more
We have our delicious honey available for sale with FREE DELIVERY to North Canterbury every Wednesday.
-Creamed Clover Honey 1kg Jar $16
-Honey Dew Honey (runny Honey) 1kg Jar $13
-Manuka Honey 500gm $15
Our honey has been filtered so is not considered 'raw'
The Manuka has not been tested for UMF or MGO, it has passed MPI's Manuka Standard test as it has over 70% Manuka pollen count

We also have beeswax available for those food wraps
100gms Beeswax $7.50

We can also supply dried Pollen, please enquire for more details

We can supply in bulk too.
If you would like to have some honey delivered to your door, please get in touch via our email: honeysales@queenbeez.net.nz or you can text Susan on 022 4063933

Negotiable

2 days ago

EASY BUILD 629m2 SECTION IN OXFORD

Rae and Steve from Oxford

No Covenants on this Section! Priced to Sell.
Trade Me Listing for more details
www.trademe.co.nz...
Enquiries over 125K.
Be in quick as this is the only section of this size now selling in Oxford!
Surrounded by modern homes down a quiet laneway this section is private making this an extremely … View more
No Covenants on this Section! Priced to Sell.
Trade Me Listing for more details
www.trademe.co.nz...
Enquiries over 125K.
Be in quick as this is the only section of this size now selling in Oxford!
Surrounded by modern homes down a quiet laneway this section is private making this an extremely desirable place to be.

At 629m2 it is perfect for a good size home and as much or little garden as you want.
All services are to the boundary and section is very flat and well sited to build on.

Situated close to the amenities of Oxford its the ideal location for those who desire living in a rural setting, but with the benefits of a strong community very close by, with Oxford Area School, boutique shopping, cafes and workingmen’s club all within walking distance.
Rangiora is just a short 25min ride away.
Oxford is a lovely country town– clean air, Ashley & Waimak Gorge on your doorstep and the foothills of the Southern Alps offers many recreational and leisure activities.

Get the best of both worlds by working in town and living in the country. New motorways now makes the commute into Christchurch even easier.
A great size section for a family or those wishing to down size and live a comfortable life in a country township.

Plans suggestion from GJ Gardner for house and land package : www.gjgardner.co.nz...
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buy section separately,

Available on Request

Copy of Geotech Report

Copy of initial Lim Report

Negotiable

3 days ago

*WIN* an eco grocery shopping pack!

Croco

Just starting your eco-journey? We have everything you need to help eliminate plastics from your weekly grocery shopping... and you could win! We've got two eco grocery shopping packs to giveaway - simply LIKE or THANK this post to enter!

Buy in September and you'll SAVE! Our … View more
Just starting your eco-journey? We have everything you need to help eliminate plastics from your weekly grocery shopping... and you could win! We've got two eco grocery shopping packs to giveaway - simply LIKE or THANK this post to enter!

Buy in September and you'll SAVE! Our eco grocery shopping packs are on sale now. Each pack includes our 4 piece 100% organic cotton eco bags and a set of 2 cotton mesh string bags.

Croco reusable grocery bags are:
- all natural and chemical free
- lightweight and foldable
- can be easily stuffed in your pocket, purse or glove box
- machine washable in cold water

Ditch those single-use plastic bags for good. Keep some Croco eco grocery bags in your handbag or in the back of your car.

Don't forget to LIKE or THANK this post by Sunday 30th September 2018 to enter! See T&Cs.
Order now and save!

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3 days ago

Solid tiling business now for sale

ABC Business Sales

A & H Tiling has been around for over 25 years. On the market for the first time and it's waiting for a driven new owner to take it forward!

As there is an experienced team in place, a new owner is easily able to follow suit and put their focus into the sales side of the business.

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A & H Tiling has been around for over 25 years. On the market for the first time and it's waiting for a driven new owner to take it forward!

As there is an experienced team in place, a new owner is easily able to follow suit and put their focus into the sales side of the business.

Products are sourced from suppliers directly from Europe.

For the 2018 financial year, the business had total sales of around $3.2m with a return to the owner of over $270,000.
Find out more

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4 days ago

Poll: Should New Zealand take in 1500 refugees? Is it enough?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The annual refugee quota will lift from 1000 to 1500 by July 2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced this week. Before 2016 the refugee quota sat static at 750 for 30 years, well behind many other western nations. The National Government then raised it to 1000. Is it enough?

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Should New Zealand take in 1500 refugees? Is it enough?
  • 17.5% Yes, we should take more
    17.5% Complete
  • 18.8% No, 1500 is enough
    18.8% Complete
  • 58.4% No - we shouldn't be taking so many
    58.4% Complete
  • 4% Don't mind either way
    4% Complete
  • 1.3% No opinion
    1.3% Complete
3192 votes
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4 days ago

Kawasaki EX250J

Grant from Eyrewell Forest

Model: EX250J
Make: Kawasaki
Year: 2008
Millage: 14380km
REG on hold
WOF until December
Asking price $1950 ono
Nice bike to ride - Has small crack in body shell (see photo) - good tyres.
If you are interested, please contact me: grantoram108@gmail.com

Price: $1,950

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