Avonside - Dallington, Christchurch

8 hours ago

Your daily dose of good news

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The 98-year-old painter who saved a village and a cat who hitched a ride to a charity shop in an old chair feature in today's Antidote - your much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness even in these unusual times. … View moreThe 98-year-old painter who saved a village and a cat who hitched a ride to a charity shop in an old chair feature in today's Antidote - your much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness even in these unusual times. Sign up here to get The Antidote delivered to your inbox (it's free!)

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3 days ago

Sign up for Quick Charge - our new EV newsletter

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Electrification of the motoring industry is not only inevitable, it is happening at a far faster rate than most people were probably expecting.

Our new weekly newsletter Quick Charge makes it easy to be informed and entertained, bringing you all of the biggest EV news, as well as regular updates … View more
Electrification of the motoring industry is not only inevitable, it is happening at a far faster rate than most people were probably expecting.

Our new weekly newsletter Quick Charge makes it easy to be informed and entertained, bringing you all of the biggest EV news, as well as regular updates on our various long-term tests and other bits and pieces that have caught our eye.

Sign up (it's free!) here.

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1 day ago

‘It’s not a shed’, say landlords after one-bedroom property provokes ire online

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

It’s been branded a “glammed-up garden shed”, but a $420 per week one-bedroom Christchurch property will be snapped up by the end of the week, say the owners.

The newly-built 42-square-metre home in Nayland St, Sumner, is close to the shops and two blocks from the beach.

But some locals … View more
It’s been branded a “glammed-up garden shed”, but a $420 per week one-bedroom Christchurch property will be snapped up by the end of the week, say the owners.

The newly-built 42-square-metre home in Nayland St, Sumner, is close to the shops and two blocks from the beach.

But some locals questioned the weekly rental cost after the Trade Me listing was shared on the suburb's community Facebook page. Continue reading here.

7 days ago

I would love any broken or working consoles, games, accessories or bluerays please

Chloe from Aranui

Hi there, would any one please have any broken or working consoles, games, accessories or blue rays for my family to work on that they are thinking of getting rid of or sending to the skip and would be happy to pay it foward please? Happy to collect from Christchurch - Woodend or cover postage … View moreHi there, would any one please have any broken or working consoles, games, accessories or blue rays for my family to work on that they are thinking of getting rid of or sending to the skip and would be happy to pay it foward please? Happy to collect from Christchurch - Woodend or cover postage cost if out of town,  Thank you :)

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5 hours ago

Last days of sale

Maree Brogan from Red Cross Shop Woolston

Our clothing rack of sales clothing is 1/2 the ticket lowest price BUT only 3 days left. Drop in for a bargain and ALL our books are still $1 each, lots to choose from. Back to school needs with some uniform clothing too. Opening hours at Red Cross Woolston 683 Ferry Rd
Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 10-4… View more
Our clothing rack of sales clothing is 1/2 the ticket lowest price BUT only 3 days left. Drop in for a bargain and ALL our books are still $1 each, lots to choose from. Back to school needs with some uniform clothing too. Opening hours at Red Cross Woolston 683 Ferry Rd
Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 10-4 Sun 10-3

1 day ago

Beer, wine and BBQ events fill the South's summer lineup

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hey neighbours,

Summer in the South Island is in full flow as upcoming events are welcomed by improving weather.

Ōtautahi Smoke, the first festival of its kind in the South Island, promises a mix of barbecue food from the best grill operators in the country, music from Kiwi favourites, and … View more
Hey neighbours,

Summer in the South Island is in full flow as upcoming events are welcomed by improving weather.

Ōtautahi Smoke, the first festival of its kind in the South Island, promises a mix of barbecue food from the best grill operators in the country, music from Kiwi favourites, and drinks. It’s the newest of a range of beer, wine and food events to look forward to in the coming months.

The South Island Wine and Food festival, North Canterbury wine and food festival, Christchurch Vegan Expo and the Great Kiwi Beer festival form a lineup of events sure to attract eager foodies, drink connoisseurs and curious punters to the Garden City.

Click 'Read more' below for the full story.

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15 hours ago

Addictive Eaters Anonymous

The Team from Addictive Eaters Anonymous - Christchurch

There are no dues or fees for joining AEA or attending AEA meetings. We are self-supporting through our own voluntary contributions. At some point during each meeting we pass the basket to help cover expenses, such as the cost of rent and literature. Members are not obliged to contribute, but we … View moreThere are no dues or fees for joining AEA or attending AEA meetings. We are self-supporting through our own voluntary contributions. At some point during each meeting we pass the basket to help cover expenses, such as the cost of rent and literature. Members are not obliged to contribute, but we usually do so to the extent we are able. For more FAQs

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6 days ago

All Blacks cards

Nicola from Linwood

Hi just wondering if anyone has AllBlack cards from weekbix packs please, am trying to collect for my grandkids, or are there any supermarkets still selling the packs
Thanks

1 day ago

Husband for sale (and other happy things) in today's Antidote

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.

Sign up here to get The Antidote delivered to your inbox each day.

Today: … View more
We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.

Sign up here to get The Antidote delivered to your inbox each day.

Today: The story of a husband for sale on Trade Me, a skipper with a digger, kiwi chicks in the skies and many, many beers for Betty White.

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1 day ago

This 8 week email course will get your financial life in order

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours!

Need to rehab your money? Grow your wealth? Just understand your finances a bit better? Here's how you can start.

MoneyIQ will give you all the basics you need to get your money sorted and start working towards a brighter, richer future.

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3 days ago

Sign up for The Antidote: 5 happy things to read about each day

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.

You can check out today's edition of The Antidote - which features a cute… View more
Hi neighbours,

We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.

You can check out today's edition of The Antidote - which features a cute puppy, the UK's longest-married couple, and Stewart Island's "savage" New Year's Eve here. If you'd like the Antidote delivered direct to your inbox, sign up here.

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2 days ago

“GONE” FREE Fridge/Freezer

Christina from Waltham

We were giving our old fridge/freezer away today, but they do not need it now. Still works well. Freezer needs a new rubber seal, but works well, and we would just have something heavy against it. We pulled outside today cos it was supposed to be picked up.

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2 days ago

BACK TO SCHOOL

Maree Brogan from Red Cross Shop Woolston

At redcross woolston we have your back to school needs covered.
Drop in and have a look.
M-F 9-5 Sat 10-4 sun 10-3

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2 days ago

Trailer for sale

Abraham from Woolston

Car trailer, 6ftx4ft, new WOF, metal frame with wooden deck

Phone 03 9780343

Price: $150

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5 days ago

Cat deliacy

Rhys from Woolston

Here is a cat delicacy your pet will love. Buy Dine's sausy morssels (tuna and cheese mornay flavour) and than mix it with with ricotta cheese. Cats seem to enjoy ricotta but you can only mix it with certain foods. Hope somebodies pet benefits from this.

3 days ago

Care without compromise at The Bellevue.

Oceania

Nestled on leafy Windermere Road, you’ll discover a friendly community at The Bellevue. Marie has experienced it first-hand, telling us, “this is the place I’ve been able to make friends.”

Reflecting on when she first moved to the leafy village, Marie says, “Sarah (Guest Service … View more
Nestled on leafy Windermere Road, you’ll discover a friendly community at The Bellevue. Marie has experienced it first-hand, telling us, “this is the place I’ve been able to make friends.”

Reflecting on when she first moved to the leafy village, Marie says, “Sarah (Guest Service Manager) got to know me in the first week. I had dinner with her.” Adding with a smile, “The chef here is absolutely marvelous.”

But Marie’s social life isn’t limited to delicious dinner dates; there’s always something happening at The Bellevue. “Sarah gets to know the residents and what they want to do. Everyone is different and has different needs. She’ll arrange things for what we want to do.”

Our Care Suites not only offer both Rest Home and Hospital care but feel like home too, with a living area, kitchenette and ensuite. And Marie couldn’t be happier. “I love my room. I have a little outside patio area. I can boil the jug and make myself a cup of tea and I can entertain friends. I have miles of photos up. I like having lots of photos around me.”

At The Bellevue, Marie has found that feeling many of us are searching for, “I wake up every morning and feel good.”

To learn more about our Care Suites, with Rest Home and Hospital care, visit oceaniahealthcare.co.nz.
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