Pleasant Point - Temuka, Pleasant Point

121 days ago

Do you know what to do in the garden this weekend?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our ezine Get Growing has all the info you need. This week, we say reap the rewards of growing your own cherries. Cover tomatoes to beat the birds, protect crops from windy weather, label seedheads for saving, move potted crops into partial shade, and plump up garlic, onions and shallots.
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Our ezine Get Growing has all the info you need. This week, we say reap the rewards of growing your own cherries. Cover tomatoes to beat the birds, protect crops from windy weather, label seedheads for saving, move potted crops into partial shade, and plump up garlic, onions and shallots.
Turn pine cones into a summery wreath; take a look at Yates new book Top Edible Plants for Pots (and how not to kill them); plus go in the draw to win Kent & Stowe hand tools from Tui and a 2021 NZ Gardener Garden Diary.

Subscribe now for more great tips and prizes!

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121 days ago

A snowy glow

The Team from Resene ColorShop Timaru

Add a gentle warmth to your Christmas decorations with painted candle holders made from jars and your favourite Resene testpot colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Australian Women's Weekly and Resene. Find out how to create your own.

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121 days ago

Better balance is easy!

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Maintaining your balance is key to enjoying life and avoiding falls. With the easy-to-use app called Nymbl, you can improve your balance and live falls free.

You just need a smartphone or tablet. With Nymbl you’ll use simple and safe body movements and easy brain challenges like trivia. … View more
Maintaining your balance is key to enjoying life and avoiding falls. With the easy-to-use app called Nymbl, you can improve your balance and live falls free.

You just need a smartphone or tablet. With Nymbl you’ll use simple and safe body movements and easy brain challenges like trivia. It’s a technique called dual-tasking and it’s proven to be effective, it’s also fun. Just 10 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home and you can be Nymbl.

Register now to get Nymbl free. Nymbl is brought to you by Live Stronger For Longer and ACC, MOH and HQSC.
Register now

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121 days ago

Change a life this Christmas!

World Vision

Don't just give the same old thing this year.

Give a World Vision Smiles gift guaranteed to change lives!

When you gift a goat or help a girl get an education in honour of your friends or family, you can change the world for kids and families in great need.

No other gift can compare… View more
Don't just give the same old thing this year.

Give a World Vision Smiles gift guaranteed to change lives!

When you gift a goat or help a girl get an education in honour of your friends or family, you can change the world for kids and families in great need.

No other gift can compare to a pathway out of poverty. A goat will give a family nutritious milk and extra income! Make every gift count this Christmas.

Each gift comes with a card explaining your extraordinary impact. No wrapping – win!
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122 days ago

Neighbours Day 2021

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Neighbours Day Aotearoa on March 20th-30th 2021 has even more ways you can get involved this year! Our theme for 2021 is 'The Great Plant Swap' and if you are one of the first 200 to register with us, we will send you a packet of seeds to get you started!

If you love your annual BBQ, … View more
Neighbours Day Aotearoa on March 20th-30th 2021 has even more ways you can get involved this year! Our theme for 2021 is 'The Great Plant Swap' and if you are one of the first 200 to register with us, we will send you a packet of seeds to get you started!

If you love your annual BBQ, street party or the like - that is awesome! Get in early with your registration and tell us about the event you're planning and we'll send you seeds too! (We are good like that!)

We are also encouraging people to write something about their neighbours, communities and/or acts of neighbourliness with Notes for neighbours - poems, reflections or any sort of note! We will share these on our Facebook, Instagram and website and 5 will be chosen to be made into posters to share across the country.

Check out our website and register your event, big or small today!

www.neighboursday.org.nz...

122 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

It’s hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. Perhaps it’s our constant drive to improve through innovations such as our myRyman Care app and Delicious menu, or perhaps it’s the genuine warmth of the care we provide.

Our 'Experience the Care Difference’… View more
It’s hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. Perhaps it’s our constant drive to improve through innovations such as our myRyman Care app and Delicious menu, or perhaps it’s the genuine warmth of the care we provide.

Our 'Experience the Care Difference’ guide paints a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our residents experience every day. It offers a comprehensive guide to rest home, hospital and specialist dementia care, as well as our serviced apartment options. So, for the inside knowledge into what makes a Ryman care centre different, check out our guide.
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123 days ago

Shop Local with Raeward Fresh!

Raeward Fresh

Your 100% Locally Owned and Operated Raeward Fresh is proud to be supplying you with only the freshest produce and best quality meat plus a unique range of local products.

We pride ourselves on being “Your Fresh Food People”.

Thank you for supporting local - we look forward to seeing you… View more
Your 100% Locally Owned and Operated Raeward Fresh is proud to be supplying you with only the freshest produce and best quality meat plus a unique range of local products.

We pride ourselves on being “Your Fresh Food People”.

Thank you for supporting local - we look forward to seeing you in store soon!
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130 days ago

Your favourite ever summer holiday

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? … View more
Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? What made it such a stand-out experience? As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it included in a travel article. Cheers.

124 days ago

Ham recall across South Island supermarkets

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Several ham products sold in the South Island have been recalled by the Ministry of Primary Industries due to the possible presence of listeria monocytogenes.

Recalled items include Pestell's Champagne Ham, Cooked Ham on the Bone, Boneless Ham and Boneless Ham pieces. The products are … View more
Several ham products sold in the South Island have been recalled by the Ministry of Primary Industries due to the possible presence of listeria monocytogenes.

Recalled items include Pestell's Champagne Ham, Cooked Ham on the Bone, Boneless Ham and Boneless Ham pieces. The products are available to purchase across the South Island at major food outlets Pak'n Save, New World and Four Square.

The recall affects the following batches:
- Pestell's whole Ham products with a use by date up to and including 15.01.21.
- Pestell's Sliced Ham Off the Bone vacuum packs with a use by date up to and including 29.12.20, this appears on the product as 29/DEC/20.
- Pestell’s Sliced Ham served over the counter at delicatessens in Pak’n Save, New World and Four Square supermarkets in the South Island with a best before date up to and including 7.12.20.

Further information:
- No Countdown stores sold these products.
- The products should not consumed unless the product is cooked through thoroughly. Alternatively, affected customers should return their product for a full refund.

For more information please visit the New Zealand Food Safety Website.

126 days ago

15 more chances to win...

Santa in the Suburbs

You will have noticed that our Neighbourly blue-feathered Santa has been giving out presents right across New Zealand, yet the Santa sack is still full!

Enter the daily draw by finding the secret Santa code hidden within a post on your Neighbourly newsfeed and enter it on our … View more
You will have noticed that our Neighbourly blue-feathered Santa has been giving out presents right across New Zealand, yet the Santa sack is still full!

Enter the daily draw by finding the secret Santa code hidden within a post on your Neighbourly newsfeed and enter it on our Santa in the Suburbs competition page.

Don't miss today's prize - a luxurious night in the executive suite of the Heritage Hotel.
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127 days ago

It's International Volunteer Day!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Ashburton

To our RC Shop Volunteers,

Thank you for your amazing support and the kindness you show Red Cross. Our shop couldn’t do it without you, you are the heart of our work and we are very grateful for the service you give to our shop. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

If you are not a Red Cross Shop … View more
To our RC Shop Volunteers,

Thank you for your amazing support and the kindness you show Red Cross. Our shop couldn’t do it without you, you are the heart of our work and we are very grateful for the service you give to our shop. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

If you are not a Red Cross Shop Volunteer yet and you would like to become one, just hit the Read More button for further information.

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127 days ago

Anyone can be Nymbl

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Now you can get better balance, in the comfort and safety of your own home, with Nymbl - the easy-to-use smartphone app.

Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

Get … View more
Now you can get better balance, in the comfort and safety of your own home, with Nymbl - the easy-to-use smartphone app.

Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

Get Nymbl now, for free. Just go to fallsfree.co.nz and follow the easy instructions.
Register now

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127 days ago

Need Christmas gifts in a hurry?

Not Socks Gifts Ltd

Avoid the malls & shop at NZ’s #1 online gift store. We have a HUGE range of fun, new & different Christmas gifts that you won’t find anywhere else.

AND… if it’s on our website, it’s in our warehouse – so you’ll receive your order within 24 to 72hrs. Plus, delivery is FREEView more
Avoid the malls & shop at NZ’s #1 online gift store. We have a HUGE range of fun, new & different Christmas gifts that you won’t find anywhere else.

AND… if it’s on our website, it’s in our warehouse – so you’ll receive your order within 24 to 72hrs. Plus, delivery is FREE over $85.

Proudly New Zealand owned & operated for over 10 years.
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128 days ago

Tomorrow is International Volunteer Day...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

We wanted to say THANK YOU to all of the amazing people who make Neighbourhood Support possible across Aotearoa!

If you know someone who is giving back in your community, show them some love. Don't let their acts of generosity go unnoticed.

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128 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter December 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Our December SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now.

In this issue, we introduce you to the new Minister for Seniors, Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall. We also have tips from CERT NZ on avoiding scams this festive season, details on low-cost prepaid broadband for seniors and much more!

Make sure you read it … View more
Our December SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now.

In this issue, we introduce you to the new Minister for Seniors, Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall. We also have tips from CERT NZ on avoiding scams this festive season, details on low-cost prepaid broadband for seniors and much more!

Make sure you read it and pass it on to others you think might be interested bit.ly...

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