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2 days ago

What would The School of Life teach?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres … View more
The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres and balance their finances. Thinking about all the skills that have benefited you over the years, tell us what would be taught at your School of Life?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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9 hours ago
9 hours ago

Seeking a dependable vehicle dismantler?

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollarsView more
Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollars in removal costs.
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9 hours ago

Free rides, games, toy making and DJ music coming to Ngāti Toa Domain

Porirua City Council

Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on … View more
Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on Sunday 3 March, from 11am–3pm.

Either pack a picnic and make a day of it or purchase something delicious from one of the food trucks. Bunnings Porirua will also be there with a free sausage sizzle while stocks last.

While enjoying some tasty kai, you can listen to tunes from young DJs aged between 12–15 years-old from the Aotearoa DJ Academy.

For those wanting free active fun, the inflatables will be out, with an inflatable sports field, mega obstacle course, inflatable slide, two baby castles and a baby bouncer to choose from – plus much more!
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9 hours ago

Five out of five for Acacia Cove

Acacia Cove

Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great … View more
Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great quality of life for its residents. Acacia Cove gives its residents a social community feel, with bowling greens, snooker table, craft room and indoor pools, providing great opportunities for residents to mix and mingle. The five newly completed apartments are situated 50 metres away from the Village centre.

Acacia Cove understands that its residents require dwellings where they can live safely and independently. Universal Design provides this. Acacia Cove decided applying Universal Design best accessibility practice was of high importance.

If you’re aged 60 and over, value your independence but want greater security, come and have a look at the superb properties we have to offer.

Contact long time manager Burce Cullington on (09) 268 8522.
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9 hours ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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7 days ago

Poll: How’s your backyard Oasis?

Sanctuary Pergolas

Stay protected from the rays while still enjoying the sun. Find out more

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9 hours ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
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9 hours ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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1 day ago

Have you made a nomination yet?

Prospa

Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms … View more
Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms in town nominate them now and make a small business' day.

Share a few words about your favourite local now. You could help them win an incredible prize package worth $10,000.
Nominate now

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11 hours ago

Wanted Volunteers

Jeanny Zamora from Red Cross Shop Karangahape Road

Come and visit us at 191 Karangahape Road,Auckland
We are looking for volunteers to help us out
We are open for 7 DAYS a week.
See you all there!!☺️

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1 day ago

Sustainable Style. A Special Price.

Mazda NZ

If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is… View more
If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is perfect for zipping around your neighbourhood.

Find out more and book a test drive at your local Mazda Dealer today.
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16 hours ago

WiFi Coverage Services Auckland

Thomas from The WiFi Experts

Do you have slow WiFi? Buffering? Deadzones? Dropouts?
Give us a call for a free site visit and quote Auckland wide!

09 930 9233
hello@thewifiexperts.co.nz
www.thewifiexperts.co.nz...

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2 days ago

Experts in Covered Outdoor Living Areas

Shades Direct

At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by … View more
At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by compromise’s!
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18 hours ago

New Arrivals!!

Jeanny Zamora from Red Cross Shop Karangahape Road

Come see us on Karangahape Rd we are open for 7 DAYS a week now!🥳 We have have a little something for everyone, hope to see you all there!!☺️

2 days ago

Greenpark Village & Terence Kennedy House

Greenview Park Village

Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy… View more
Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy to make friends! Here at Greenview Park Village, we’ve created a homely environment designed with you in mind.

With a total of 72 homes on-site, we have 15 apartments, 16 one-bedroom homes, and 41 two-bedroom villas, all including optional services. Terence Kennedy House is our on-site hospital providing holistic care to residents.
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1 day ago

Root Touch Up Model Required (Free of charge)

Julie from Auckland Central

Date/Time: Wednesday 28th February 4pm (duration approx. 1.5 - 2 hours)

Location: Toni&Guy - Chancery Sq, Auckland CBD

Looking for a female model with medium brown to darker hair who needs their root regrowth/greys tinted. Would prefer someone with shoulder-length hair or longer.

All work … View more
Date/Time: Wednesday 28th February 4pm (duration approx. 1.5 - 2 hours)

Location: Toni&Guy - Chancery Sq, Auckland CBD

Looking for a female model with medium brown to darker hair who needs their root regrowth/greys tinted. Would prefer someone with shoulder-length hair or longer.

All work will be carried out by an apprentice (my daughter) under the strict supervision of a stylist.

If you are available and keen, please get in touch with a brief description of your hair and/or a photo to secure this opportunity. :)

5 days ago

Swap food for a FREE Resene testpot!

Resene

Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to … View more
Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to bring in canned pet food, we can accept that also and will donate it to the SPCA and local community animal shelters.

By adding a little more colour to your life you can also help those in need.
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18 hours ago

Upcoming event: Food Truck Nite

Cheryl from Parnell

Kia ora neighbours! If you're looking for a fun, family-friendly event, this Food Truck Nite is happening next week at Holy Trinity Cathedral.
There will be a range of trucks available and live music from The Burtones.
See you there!
www.parnell.net.nz...

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6 days ago

The Christchurch Art Show is back!

The Christchurch Art Show

The Christchurch Art Show is back at Te Pae Convention Centre March 8 – 10!

Expect amazing artwork of all types, artist demonstrations, and award- winning artists at New Zealand’s largest art show. The Christchurch Art Show’s new VIP Preview event opens 8 March 5pm, the ever-popular … View more
The Christchurch Art Show is back at Te Pae Convention Centre March 8 – 10!

Expect amazing artwork of all types, artist demonstrations, and award- winning artists at New Zealand’s largest art show. The Christchurch Art Show’s new VIP Preview event opens 8 March 5pm, the ever-popular opening night follows this at 7:30pm. Both are pre- sale catered events and opening night will sell out!

Show Days are: Sat 9th March 10am-8pm and Sun 10th March 10am - 5pm.

Come and view thousands of original quality artworks, meet the artists and view live art demonstrations. Make it a day out and enjoy The Christchurch Art Show!

Buy Christchurch Tickets (New) – ART SHOW TICKETING
Book now

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22 hours ago

City Centre Community Network Invite

CCRG from Auckland City Centre Residents' Group - CCRG

Looking for ways to connect with people and groups in the City Centre?
Find your people, find your place, at the
City Centre Community Network

This group exists to celebrate our diverse city centre community and provide a hub of useful resources, events and ways to keep connected.
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Looking for ways to connect with people and groups in the City Centre?
Find your people, find your place, at the
City Centre Community Network

This group exists to celebrate our diverse city centre community and provide a hub of useful resources, events and ways to keep connected.
Interesting topics, speakers and even more interesting people!

If that interests you or your group - come along.

The network meet monthly at our wonderful Ellen Melville Centre

E: aklcitycentrecommunity@gmail.com to hear about the next one coming up in March.
Or see the link for More info, contact, events etc about the Network:

some of our attendees below from last week's meeting from Splice and Waitematā waste away and Auckland Council

6 days ago

Papakōwhai Rd traffic management and detours

Porirua City Council

Construction of the new Papakōwhai Rd shared path is underway with traffic management and detours in place. Please use alternative routes and expect delays.

Work will generally take place between 7am – 6pm weekdays, with some weekend and night work possible and is expected to be completed by … View more
Construction of the new Papakōwhai Rd shared path is underway with traffic management and detours in place. Please use alternative routes and expect delays.

Work will generally take place between 7am – 6pm weekdays, with some weekend and night work possible and is expected to be completed by this winter.

What to expect on Papakōwhai Rd:
• The northbound lane will remain open during most of the work (apart from the occasional night-time detour)
• The southbound lane will be detoured around adjacent roads during some phases of construction.

Other traffic management measures in place include speed restrictions, removal of on-street parking, stop/go and narrowed road widths.

This pathway is 100% funded by the Government’s Transport Choices Programme led by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
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1 day ago

Te Wananga o Aotearoa Certificate in Business L3 - Smart Steps to Business (SSB)

Amrita from Auckland Central

Enrolments open for Semester A 2024
SSB Smart Steps to Business
20Wks Blended Mode Online Remote Learning - NZ
Auckland City (AucQue)
Tues 6-9pm + Workshop Hrs
Amrita Sharma
M: 0220492835
E: amrita.sharma@twoa.ac.nz
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Enrolments open for Semester A 2024
SSB Smart Steps to Business
20Wks Blended Mode Online Remote Learning - NZ
Auckland City (AucQue)
Tues 6-9pm + Workshop Hrs
Amrita Sharma
M: 0220492835
E: amrita.sharma@twoa.ac.nz

Enroll / Apply Now:
www.twoa.ac.nz...
www.twoa.ac.nz...

Smart Steps to Business SSB Programme overview:
- If you’ve always wanted to work for yourself but don’t know where to start – this programme can help you get your business goals off the ground.
- Smart Steps to Business is for people wanting to start a business or those who already have a hobby business and want to know if it’s feasible to grow.

- Learn how to identify business opportunities, evaluate your ideas, write an establishment plan and prepare to launch your business.

- You’ll also gain a clear understanding of the steps required to take your business from an initial idea through to an actual business.

Programme qualification:

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) Level 3

Learning Outcomes:
- Identify business opportunities
- Create an establishment plan
- Evaluate the feasibility and viability of your business opportunity
- Understand the legal and operational requirements of a business

You'll be able to:
- Identify and evaluate business opportunities that are relevant in terms of own abilities, interests, and preferences
- Develop an establishment plan that assesses the feasibility and viability of a small business opportunity
- Identify technology needs to effectively operate a small business
assess the importance of business relationships with stakeholders, for a small business
- Behave professionally and ethically, and in a socially and culturally responsible manner, and apply personal and interpersonal skills to contribute to the assessment of small business opportunities


The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa with people who will be able to assess small business opportunities.

They will be able to explore and assess opportunities and understand requirements for establishing a small business, in accordance with ngā kaupapa o te Tiriti o Waitangi (the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi), and in a multi-cultural environment.

Entry criteria:
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:

- Be at least 16 years of age
- Be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident
- Reside in New Zealand
- Be a graduate of a Level 2 qualification (or higher) or demonstrate numeracy and literacy competence

6 days ago

Haven Falls Funeral Home Ki Rotorua

Haven Falls

Haven Falls are very blessed to be opening their new branch in Rotorua.

Located at 271 Old Taupo Road, Rotorua these facilities offer a large chapel, dining hall and extended off road parking.

We invite you at anytime to pop in and speak with one of our team members and have a look around … View more
Haven Falls are very blessed to be opening their new branch in Rotorua.

Located at 271 Old Taupo Road, Rotorua these facilities offer a large chapel, dining hall and extended off road parking.

We invite you at anytime to pop in and speak with one of our team members and have a look around the facilities offered.

We operate 24 hours 7 days a week.
0800 428366
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1 day ago

These products have been recalled...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
View more
These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
Kids sequin skirt
Splosh Baby nesting bears
Timetech Ply Ltd chainsaws
Toshiba AC laptop adaptor

We hope this update helps your household stay safe. We'll keep you informed.

6 days ago

Tried the West’s new bus services yet?

Auckland Transport

"West and Northwest Auckland’s new bus network is easier, more frequent and better connected.

You can cruise to town on the WX1, running every 10 mins from 7am-7pm, and every 15 mins till midnight, 7 days a week. Or catch the mighty bus route 13 running between Te Atatū & Henderson … View more
"West and Northwest Auckland’s new bus network is easier, more frequent and better connected.

You can cruise to town on the WX1, running every 10 mins from 7am-7pm, and every 15 mins till midnight, 7 days a week. Or catch the mighty bus route 13 running between Te Atatū & Henderson every 8-15 mins throughout the day. With more services, stops & connections, now it’s easy to get around the West by bus.

So go on Westies, give your buses a go. Find your bus with the AT Journey Planner or on the AT Mobile app.

Catch you soon
Your West buses"
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1 day ago

HUGE GARAGE SALE - GREY LYNN

Heather from Grey Lynn

Down sizing and moving on!

Monster Garage Sale
Saturday 2 March, 8am - 1pm
Wellpark Avenue, Grey Lynn

Electrical | Kitchen | Bedding | Towels | Tools | Clothing | Shoes | Luggage | Furniture | Baby | Toys | Books | Art, Crafts, Wool and Quilts | Christmas Decorations

Text 021 994 151 for… View more
Down sizing and moving on!

Monster Garage Sale
Saturday 2 March, 8am - 1pm
Wellpark Avenue, Grey Lynn

Electrical | Kitchen | Bedding | Towels | Tools | Clothing | Shoes | Luggage | Furniture | Baby | Toys | Books | Art, Crafts, Wool and Quilts | Christmas Decorations

Text 021 994 151 for more info

Negotiable

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