Wairau & Waihopai Valleys, Wairau Valley

2 days ago

Blenheim is growing faster than expected

Jennifer Eder Reporter from Marlborough Express

The town has gained more than 5000 people since 2006, reaching 28,800 in June this year, and is expected to reach 34,000 by 2048. Town planners say we need a lot more housing built - but does that mean more subdivisions? What sort of housing would you like to see?

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15 hours ago

Get more from your herd test

LIC

Add milk pregnancy testing to your next herd test, it’s the convenient way to tell if your girls are expecting after 28 days – without them knowing.

But why stop there? Combining animal health checks to your herd test could uncover subclinical Staph aureus, Johnes disease, those who produce… View more
Add milk pregnancy testing to your next herd test, it’s the convenient way to tell if your girls are expecting after 28 days – without them knowing.

But why stop there? Combining animal health checks to your herd test could uncover subclinical Staph aureus, Johnes disease, those who produce A2/A2 milk, as well as your herd’s production worth (PW) to help you make better calls.

Talk to your Agri Manager about adding pregnancy or animal health checks to your next herd test.
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1 day ago

Have your say on your local.

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Has the pandemic made you shop more locally? Do you feel like you can rely on your community?

Let us know in our State of the Neighbourhood survey and you could win 1 of 10 $100 Prezzy cards.
Take the survey

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2 days ago

Potted foam cactus

The Team from Resene ColorShop Blenheim

When it comes to homeware trends, the cactus is a perennial favourite. Create some super-cute and affordable cactus-themed crafts with Resene paints.

Find out how to create your own.

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3 days ago

GRAB A BLACK FRIDAY EXCLUSIVE DEAL NOW!

The Team from NZ Compare

These deals have been snatched quicker than donuts in lockdown! Get your household a black Friday broadband deal like a $150 joining credit plus tonnes more benefits, exclusive only to Broadband Compare.

Only a few days left before they go, be QUICK and take a look today!

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3 days ago

Seven key reasons you need a will

Public Trust

When we think about writing a will, most of us think about who will receive our assets when we've passed away. But it's so much more than that. It's about leaving a personal and lasting legacy. Trustee Team Lead Kim Rogers from our Taranaki Customer Centre had a chat with stuff.co.nz… View moreWhen we think about writing a will, most of us think about who will receive our assets when we've passed away. But it's so much more than that. It's about leaving a personal and lasting legacy. Trustee Team Lead Kim Rogers from our Taranaki Customer Centre had a chat with stuff.co.nz recently on the seven key reasons you need a will. Check out the article in the link below.

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4 days ago

Why choose Organic Crop Protectants eco-neem?

Organic Crop Protectants

All neem oil is made from the marvellous neem tree, but not all neem insecticides are created equally!

Organic Crop Protectants eco-neem has high azadirachtin levels, has no restraints for using around bees, is safe to use on fruits & vegetables and is highly concentrated (100mL makes up … View more
All neem oil is made from the marvellous neem tree, but not all neem insecticides are created equally!

Organic Crop Protectants eco-neem has high azadirachtin levels, has no restraints for using around bees, is safe to use on fruits & vegetables and is highly concentrated (100mL makes up to 50L of spray). Eco-neem is also free of solvent residues found in some other neem products (check for hazard diamond icons on products labels, these may indicate the presence of solvents).
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4 days ago

Christmas isn’t cancelled

Christmas Box

For many Kiwi families this Christmas is going to be tougher than ever - but there’s a way to help.

You can help to make Christmas a reality for families in need for every $30 donated, Christmas Box will provide a box full of essentials and Christmas treats to families in need and bring a … View more
For many Kiwi families this Christmas is going to be tougher than ever - but there’s a way to help.

You can help to make Christmas a reality for families in need for every $30 donated, Christmas Box will provide a box full of essentials and Christmas treats to families in need and bring a little certainty to those struggling right now. Sponsor a Christmas Box today.
Find out more

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4 days ago

Marlborough Community Foodbank flush with groceries

Jennifer Eder Reporter from Marlborough Express

Ka pai Marlborough, once more you've blown the foodbank away with generosity in the street appeal this week, about 1000 banana boxes full in fact. Once I realised the sirens were just collectors, we rustled up some baked beans and pasta to donate. What did you find in your cupboards to give … View moreKa pai Marlborough, once more you've blown the foodbank away with generosity in the street appeal this week, about 1000 banana boxes full in fact. Once I realised the sirens were just collectors, we rustled up some baked beans and pasta to donate. What did you find in your cupboards to give away?

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4 days ago

In challenging times, you’re in good hands

Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village

Every Ryman retirement village is a supportive community where residents can thrive – even in difficult times.
While we observe strict safety protocols, we’ve found ways to make sure our residents can stay connected.
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll always find a warm welcome at Ryman.… View more
Every Ryman retirement village is a supportive community where residents can thrive – even in difficult times.
While we observe strict safety protocols, we’ve found ways to make sure our residents can stay connected.
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll always find a warm welcome at Ryman.

Learn more

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5 days ago

When does NZ move to the 'traffic light system'?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying … View more
Hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who do not yet have both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine face a tightening of their freedoms on December 3, when the Government moves the entire country into the new “traffic-light” system.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date on Monday, saying Covid-19 was not going to be eradicated from New Zealand.

“The hard truth is that Delta is here and not going away,” Ardern said.

While Aucklanders will finally see an end to New Zealand’s longest lockdown, those in other parts of the country could face far more restrictions if they have not been fully-vaccinated.

Read more here.

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5 days ago

Buying a new home or investment property?

Climate Insights - Nelson & Marlborough

Hi Neighbours,
Over the last 12 months there were 1,921 houses sold in Nelson & Marlborough; 54% of recently surveyed Kiwis said they would take climate change into account before purchasing.

Let us help you make an informed decision before buying in Nelson & Marlborough. … View more
Hi Neighbours,
Over the last 12 months there were 1,921 houses sold in Nelson & Marlborough; 54% of recently surveyed Kiwis said they would take climate change into account before purchasing.

Let us help you make an informed decision before buying in Nelson & Marlborough. Get your climate risk report today - ready in 5 minutes!

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5 days ago

Garage Sale

Rod from North Blenheim

Garage Sale Saturday 27th November starting 8am
3 Peninsula Road,, Spring Creek
Major house clean out, all sorts of household items available, furniture, ornaments, crafts, wool, linen, fishing rods, plants, pots and garden ornaments.

Negotiable

5 days ago

Garage Sale

Rod from North Blenheim

Garage Sale Saturday 27th November starting 8am
3 Peninsula Road,, Spring Creek
Major house clean out, all sorts of household items available, furniture, ornaments, crafts, wool, linen, fishing rods, plants, pots and garden ornaments

Negotiable

6 days ago

Marlborough, meet your 2022 Kiwibank Local Hero Medallists

The Team from New Zealander of the Year Award | Ngā Tohu Pou Kōhure o Aotearoa

From supporting school kids to fostering strong relationships among young women, you may recognise one of these champions going above and beyond to make your neighbourhood a better place.

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