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5 hours ago

Reduce your home-office energy bills

ECCA

With so many of us spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people’s energy bills are skyrocketing. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Here are 5 simple, easy to implement ideas and tips for cutting down your domestic power bills to save yourself some cash.
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5 hours ago

Do you run a small business?

Stuff Prosper

Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small … View more
Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small businesses like yours, in weeks and months to come.
Take the survey

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15 hours ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Tasman!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Tasman, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get … View more
Kia ora Tasman, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇

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16 hours ago

Buy local

Teena from Neudorf Black

Thanks to those who've bought some of our goods from The Junction Shop, Appleby and The Pantry Door, Stoke. Thank you for supporting your local retailers and producers!
Black Magic cheese (pictured) is an award-winning brie from Little River Estate infused with our black garlic puree. Now … View more
Thanks to those who've bought some of our goods from The Junction Shop, Appleby and The Pantry Door, Stoke. Thank you for supporting your local retailers and producers!
Black Magic cheese (pictured) is an award-winning brie from Little River Estate infused with our black garlic puree. Now available at The Junction Shop. If you love cheese, you will LOVE this!
You'll also find our range at The Island Grocer, Waiheke Island, and at MacMillan Studio on Neudorf Road in Upper Moutere.
Beyond that, you can still buy online at neudorfblack.co.nz anytime of the day or night.

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1 day ago

Queens Birthday Art Trail in Tasman Sat.May30 to Mon.June 1 , 10 am to 4 pm

Lauren from Upper Moutere

To celebrate the end of lockdown some of us Tasman artists are having open studio days during the queens birthday weekend. Includes Hawks Valley Sculpture Gallery, Jointworks, Frost and Fire Gallery, Jane Smith and Sue Newitt... look out for the colored balloons and red OPEN signs!

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1 day 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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4 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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3 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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1 day 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.

We're … View more
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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2 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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2 days ago

Cheap Chainsaw for sale

John from Motueka

Having a clean out, this is a Makita chainsaw model MDE-3440 to be sold "as is". Hasn't run for some time so will new some new fuel and a general tidy to get running. Nothing missing or broken and it has a 16" bar and chain in good condition. First come, first served.
Call John… View more
Having a clean out, this is a Makita chainsaw model MDE-3440 to be sold "as is". Hasn't run for some time so will new some new fuel and a general tidy to get running. Nothing missing or broken and it has a 16" bar and chain in good condition. First come, first served.
Call John at 5280028 or 0226314100 Motueka.

Price: $25

3 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
  • 3% No, they're not OK.
    3% Complete
1712 votes
3 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.
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4 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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