Wairau & Waihopai Valleys, Wairau Valley

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 Marlborough!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Marlborough, 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 Marlborough, 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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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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1 day ago

Look at these great Local Likes...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hey The Pot Shed and Kudos Food Design and Catering! Your neighbours really LIKE you! Check out these awesome shoutouts from your local community. Thanks for being such a special part of your community. Make a Local Like

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4 days ago

WANTED TO BUY - SHIPPING CONTAINER

Trev from North Blenheim

Good morning, if anyone has or knows of someone who has a 20 or 40ft Shipping Container for sale in or around Blenheim, in sound, water tight condition, I would love to hear from you. Please reply or txt Trev on 027 277 0915

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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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

Special offer for all adventurers...

The Team from SPCA - Auckland Centre

We are offering an early bird special on our Jump to the Rescue registrations!

For a limited time only, sign up for just $35 and get that jump of a lifetime locked in this August.

Jump to the Rescue is our exciting fundraising event, perfect for adrenaline junkies looking to help a good cause! … View more
We are offering an early bird special on our Jump to the Rescue registrations!

For a limited time only, sign up for just $35 and get that jump of a lifetime locked in this August.

Jump to the Rescue is our exciting fundraising event, perfect for adrenaline junkies looking to help a good cause!

Join team SPCA, you won’t regret it:

- Simply sign up at www.spca.nz...
- Share your fundraising page and ask family and friends to sponsor you
- Raise $775 and you will skydive for free!

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4 days ago

Libraries reopen with limited services

The Team from Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Library (Blenheim) and Picton Library and Service Centre are now open but they’re operating in a different way under Alert Level 2.

You can return library items via the after-hours facility, borrow, request and collect held items. To enter the library you have to show… View more
The Marlborough District Library (Blenheim) and Picton Library and Service Centre are now open but they’re operating in a different way under Alert Level 2.

You can return library items via the after-hours facility, borrow, request and collect held items. To enter the library you have to show your library card. This is to help with contact tracing; only one family member is allowed in at one time.

Some services including wifi, computer access, printing, newspapers and programmes such as Baby Rhyme Time are unavailable. The libraries are open from 10.00 am - 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.
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5 days ago

Poll: First long weekend at level 2

Sophie Trigger Reporter from Marlborough Express

This weekend will be New Zealand's first long weekend with the freedoms of level 2. What are your plans - will you stay local, or have a weekend away?

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First long weekend at level 2
  • 3% Heading to the bach.
    3% Complete
  • 15.2% Visiting family/friends in another region.
    15.2% Complete
  • 0% Going camping.
    0% Complete
  • 0% Going hiking or surfing.
    0% Complete
  • 3% Exploring the Sounds.
    3% Complete
  • 75.8% Staying home.
    75.8% Complete
  • 3% Other - let us know in the comments!
    3% Complete
33 votes
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