Avondale, Auckland

14 hours ago

Missing teenager: Have you seen Reagan Beveridge?

Caroline Williams Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours. Reagan Beveridge, 14, was reported missing from Onehunga on Monday.

Police believe the teenager may be travelling around the wider Auckland region and are concerned for her well-being.

"We are aware that Reagan has been in contact with people who know her and we ask for … View more
Kia ora neighbours. Reagan Beveridge, 14, was reported missing from Onehunga on Monday.

Police believe the teenager may be travelling around the wider Auckland region and are concerned for her well-being.

"We are aware that Reagan has been in contact with people who know her and we ask for their assistance to help locate her," police said in a post on Facebook.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to police police on 105, quoting file number 210913/1117.

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5 days ago

Apprenticeship opportunities in Auckland

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3 days ago

Share A “FUNNY JOKE”

Andrea from Green Bay

An old man is eating his lunch in a truck stop when 3 bikers walk up to him. They make fun of him for being old and then 1 of of them stubs his cigarette into the truck drivers food. Another spits in the truck drivers milk. The last one smashes the drivers food on the ground. So the old man gets up… View moreAn old man is eating his lunch in a truck stop when 3 bikers walk up to him. They make fun of him for being old and then 1 of of them stubs his cigarette into the truck drivers food. Another spits in the truck drivers milk. The last one smashes the drivers food on the ground. So the old man gets up and leaves.
“Not much of a man was he? one of the bikers says to the waitress.
“Not much of a truck driver either” she says
He just backed over 3 Harley Davidsons.

2 hours ago

Ardern says Black Caps could have been attacked in Pakistan

Brian from New Lynn

The one-day and T20 series has been cancelled with New Zealand Cricket citing a security alert in a massive blow to Pakistan's hopes of staging regular international games. The tour was due to get underway with the first of three one-dayers in Rawalpindi on Friday but New Zealand did not … View moreThe one-day and T20 series has been cancelled with New Zealand Cricket citing a security alert in a massive blow to Pakistan's hopes of staging regular international games. The tour was due to get underway with the first of three one-dayers in Rawalpindi on Friday but New Zealand did not travel to the stadium. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) then issued a statement announcing their decision to call off the tour. "Following an escalation in the New Zealand Government threat levels for Pakistan, and advice from NZC security advisors on the ground, it has been decided the Blackcaps will not continue with the tour," it said.
NZC declined to share details of the security threat and said arrangements were being made for the team's departure. Pakistan's Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed said Pakistan security agencies did not have any such information. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said NZC had "unilaterally decided to postpone the series" despite "foolproof security arrangements" made for the matches. "The Pakistan Prime Minister spoke personally to the Prime Minister of New Zealand and informed her that we have one of the best intelligence systems in the world and that no security threat of any kind exists for the visiting team," the PCB said in a statement. "PCB is willing to continue the scheduled matches. However, cricket lovers in Pakistan and around the world will be disappointed by this last minute withdrawal." Newly-appointed PCB chairman Ramiz Raja, a former Pakistan captain, said they would approach the International Cricket Council (ICC) over what transpired on a "crazy day". "Walking out of the tour by taking a unilateral approach on a security threat is very frustrating. Especially when it's not shared!! Which world is NZ living in?? NZ will hear us at ICC," Raja tweeted.
PM backs pullout
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New Zealand, minus several frontline players, were visiting Pakistan for the first time in 18 years and were also due to play five Twenty20 matches in Lahore. Top teams have largely shunned Pakistan following an attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009 that killed six policemen and two civilians. "I understand this will be a blow for the PCB, who have been wonderful hosts, but player safety is paramount and we believe this is the only responsible option," NZC chief executive David White said. Prime Minister Ardern backed NZC's decision to end the tour. "I know how disappointing it will be for everyone that the game hasn't gone ahead, but we totally support the decision that's been made. Player safety has to be paramount," she said in a statement. More disappointment could be in store for the PCB with England now reconsidering what was to be their first Pakistan visit in 16 years to play two T20 matches in Rawalpindi next month. "We are liaising with our security team who are on the ground in Pakistan to fully understand the situation," an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) spokesperson said. The ECB Board will decide in the next few days if the tour should proceed. Pakistan captain Babar Azam summed up the sentiments in Pakistan where fans have been starved of live action involving top teams. "Extremely disappointed on the abrupt postponement of the (NZ) series, which could have brought the smiles back for millions of Pakistan cricket fans," tweeted the batsman.
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9 hours ago

Looking for some cooking inspiration?

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Look no further! Join Sam Mannering on Thursday the 23rd of September and cook your dinner along with him.

What’s on the menu? Sam is going to teach you how to make curry from scratch, and for dessert, a tarte tatin.

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11 hours ago

Brand New Book Case 4 Tiers

Gloria from Glen Eden

Never been used. Have opened up the box just to show the color, it's called chocolate. It's a black color. PM if your interested. Happy with a contact less collection. 😊
$40

1 day ago

Shot Bro - Covid buses will start operating from this morning to boost vaccinations in harder-to-reach parts of the community.

Brian from New Lynn

Experts warn the only way for New Zealand to avoid lockdowns is to have at least 90 per cent of the eligible population vaccinated. The buses are being unveiled at Auckland Airport Park & Ride facility. The converted black and orange Park & Ride buses have vaccinate signs posted on their … View moreExperts warn the only way for New Zealand to avoid lockdowns is to have at least 90 per cent of the eligible population vaccinated. The buses are being unveiled at Auckland Airport Park & Ride facility. The converted black and orange Park & Ride buses have vaccinate signs posted on their sides. One reads "Roll up your sleeves, Auckland". Another sign says "Vaccinate for Auckland". Labour MP Willie Jackson said the answer to boosting vaccination among Māori and Pasifika people was to enlist the help of people from within those communities.
"Our people know our people." Jackson said he was pleased to see the support at community level for vaccines.
"I'm really excited because we need to get out into these communities in South Auckland," he said. The buses would help those who may have been reticent or not had easy access to vaccines. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said: "We are taking the vaccine to the people." The aim was to get up to 80 per cent of Aucklanders having had one shot of the vaccine by the end of the week. While the current lockdown was the right decision, the country could not rely on lockdowns forever. The six buses - on loan to the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre - will act like pop-up vaccination clinics. Pukekohe is one of the first areas a bus will visit this afternoon. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern this week asked for names for the "Mr Whippy"-style vaccine bus service and has now narrowed it down to four favourites - Jabba Waka, Shot Bro, Jabbin' Wagon, Vaxi Taxi.
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5 days ago

Lockdown extended - help a small business

David Downs from SOS Business

Urgh - another week of lockdown. Another week of no coffee, missing takeaways, and shaggy hair. Please consider helping a small business by buying a voucher for that thing you miss the most - they get the cash now, when they need it, and you can look forward to using your voucher when we can. … View moreUrgh - another week of lockdown. Another week of no coffee, missing takeaways, and shaggy hair. Please consider helping a small business by buying a voucher for that thing you miss the most - they get the cash now, when they need it, and you can look forward to using your voucher when we can. Win/win.

17 hours ago

Manicure set

Ayyub from Mount Albert

onlinehealthstore.co.nz... $74.99 High Quality . Great for birthday or Christmas gift

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18 hours ago

Another Funny

Andrea from Green Bay

A husband brings child home from daycare and tells his wife :- “He cried all the way home. I just couldn’t figure out why?” The wife looks at the child and says to her husband:- “ I think he was just trying to tell you that you picked up the wrong child from daycare”

20 hours ago

Get your COVID-19 vaccine this weekend!

The Team from Deborah Russell, MP for New Lynn

We're all hoping for a move to Level 3 next week. To support this, we need as many people as possible to have had at least one dose of the Covid vaccine in the next few days. There are many local vaccination centres you can go to without an appointment and drive-through or walk-in: Trusts … View moreWe're all hoping for a move to Level 3 next week. To support this, we need as many people as possible to have had at least one dose of the Covid vaccine in the next few days. There are many local vaccination centres you can go to without an appointment and drive-through or walk-in: Trusts Arena, Henderson Vaccination Centre, New Lynn West Pharmacy, Unichem Lynmall. We’ve stamped out COVID -19 before and we can do it again. Together, we are stronger than the virus www.healthpoint.co.nz...

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20 hours ago

Trans-Tasman travel bubble pause extended for further eight weeks

Brian from New Lynn

The bubble pause was due to expire on Friday, September 24. "Cabinet has agreed to extend this pause for a further eight weeks and this will be reviewed again in mid to late November," he told reporters during a press conference providing the daily Covid-19 case update. "We're … View moreThe bubble pause was due to expire on Friday, September 24. "Cabinet has agreed to extend this pause for a further eight weeks and this will be reviewed again in mid to late November," he told reporters during a press conference providing the daily Covid-19 case update. "We're announcing this today so that people in Australia can take part in the MIQ room release on Monday and have the opportunity to access the first tranche of around 3000 rooms." Flights from Australia will be available in October and November, he said. A third managed red flight from Australia to New Zealand has also been planned for those in "emergency situations". It follows two earlier red flights allowing New Zealanders to return from Australia on September 5 and 15. The cost for the flight and their stay in MIQ must be covered by the traveller, Robertson said. A pre-departure Covid-19 test will also be required from an accredited laboratory within 72 hours of travel.
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1 day ago

Do you have questions about your spring garden?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, … View more
Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, you can submit it (now, or during the chat) at the link below. Then tune in today, Sept 17, at 3pm.

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1 day ago

Snap crackle pot

The Team from Resene ColorShop New Lynn

Give some plain store-bought pots a fresh new look using Resene FX Crackle effect. Use Resene FX Crackle effect to give a shabby chic look with on-trend paint colours.

Find out how to create your own.

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1 day ago

New Windsor -Sunny 3 Bed Room House for Rent

Mary from New Windsor

Sunny 3 bedrooms home with a great location, close to the motorway, supermarkets as well as schools. This house has 3 good size bedrooms with a built-in wardrobe, spacious and open plan living, dining, and kitchen area with a heat pump. It has 1 1/2 bathrooms (bathroom with shower with vanity and … View moreSunny 3 bedrooms home with a great location, close to the motorway, supermarkets as well as schools. This house has 3 good size bedrooms with a built-in wardrobe, spacious and open plan living, dining, and kitchen area with a heat pump. It has 1 1/2 bathrooms (bathroom with shower with vanity and toilet and another separate toilet) Handy to New Windsor School, the bus stop is outside the doorstep. Motorways are 2-3 minutes away, to South, West, North and the City Centre. Two car parking spaces are available. Newly carpeted (Photos have taken before the new carpet )and Insulation has completed. $590 per week No Smoking. Moving in cost: 1-week rent in advance 4 weeks bond Available on 3rd October Perfect place for a family of 4 or 3 professionals as it is in a prime location. Viewing depends on lockdown restriction. (Please text/ call on 0274 879547 for more info)

Price: $590

1 day ago

Research

Jacqui from Blockhouse Bay

Hi Neighbours! I support a charity which is evaluating their digital marketing. To do this they'd like more people to complete a brief survey. There are three questions to answer and you're entered in the draw to win a Fiskars PowerGear Bypass X Pruners worth $46.
It will take less … View more
Hi Neighbours! I support a charity which is evaluating their digital marketing. To do this they'd like more people to complete a brief survey. There are three questions to answer and you're entered in the draw to win a Fiskars PowerGear Bypass X Pruners worth $46.
It will take less than a minute but your participation will make the world of difference to us... Hope you can help and feel free to share this with friends.
Here's the link: forms.gle...

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