Cornwallis - Huia - Parau, Auckland

3 hours ago

Is AT putting the brakes on speed limit cuts?

Todd Niall Reporter from Western Leader

Auckland Transport's board may drop all or some of the planned speed restrictions on nearly 800 Auckland roads. Some might not make sense but if a lot are dropped following consultation, how can Aucklanders be sure that it not simply because a reduction is unpopular? Read the story below:

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Auckland Transport's board may drop all or some of the planned speed restrictions on nearly 800 Auckland roads. Some might not make sense but if a lot are dropped following consultation, how can Aucklanders be sure that it not simply because a reduction is unpopular? Read the story below:

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15 hours ago

Would you take a clown to a redundancy meeting?

Josephine Franks Reporter from Western Leader

Hey neighbours! An Auckland man has made international headlines after bringing a "support clown" to his redundancy meeting.

We had a chat with the man behind the wig to find out what it was like being NZ's first support clown, what balloon animals he made for the bosses, and what … View more
Hey neighbours! An Auckland man has made international headlines after bringing a "support clown" to his redundancy meeting.

We had a chat with the man behind the wig to find out what it was like being NZ's first support clown, what balloon animals he made for the bosses, and what the reaction has been like since.

How do you reckon your manager would respond?

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2 days ago

Memo, Our Next West Auckland LINUX eNthusiasts Network Meeting is this coming Thursday 19th September 2019 @ 6 PM @ Waitakere Central Public Library Foyer, 3 Ratanui St, Henderson

Kevin from Henderson

Come along 4 a Free Linux install or Lesson! On the Agenda Linux Conversions, Progress, Prospects, Opportunities, Projects & if yoU've got a problem that needs Solving, then perhaps We can, or if not We'll certainly BrainStorm it, C Ya there! Remember, Always the 3rd Thirstday of the … View moreCome along 4 a Free Linux install or Lesson! On the Agenda Linux Conversions, Progress, Prospects, Opportunities, Projects & if yoU've got a problem that needs Solving, then perhaps We can, or if not We'll certainly BrainStorm it, C Ya there! Remember, Always the 3rd Thirstday of the month ;-)K

3 hours ago

Will you be affected by these motorway closures?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following overnight closures for motorway improvements: Northern Motorway (SH1), Southern Motorway (SH1), Northwestern Motorway (SH16), Upper Harbour Motorway (SH18), Southwestern Motorway (SH20).

Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am - unless otherwise … View more
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following overnight closures for motorway improvements: Northern Motorway (SH1), Southern Motorway (SH1), Northwestern Motorway (SH16), Upper Harbour Motorway (SH18), Southwestern Motorway (SH20).

Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am - unless otherwise stated. Please follow the signposted detours. Click here to see a detailed list of affected areas.

Safe travels neighbours!

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5 hours ago

A stronger school culture, greater resilience and more kindness.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.

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7 hours ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 66% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    66% Complete
  • 25.1% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    25.1% Complete
  • 8.8% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.8% Complete
804 votes
12 hours ago

Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimers NZ

Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends … View more
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?

Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.

Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.
Learn More

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16 hours ago

What's On: Meditate in Titirangi

Michelle from Mount Eden

Learn new ways of thinking to improve the quality of your life with inner peace through Meditation. Every Tuesday www.meditateinauckland.org.................. Beginners... welcome $15
Meditate in Titirangi
  • Lopdell House
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16 hours ago

What's On: Meditate in Titirangi

Michelle from Mount Eden

Learn new ways of thinking to improve the quality of your life with inner peace through Meditation. Every Tuesday www.meditateinauckland.org.................. Beginners... welcome $15
Meditate in Titirangi
  • Lopdell House
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1 day ago

What's On: Friday Social Indoor Bowls

Pam from New Lynn

Beginners welcome. Phone Bill on 627 3113 for more details.
Friday Social Indoor Bowls
  • Western Hall
1 day ago

What's On: Massive Garage Sale Market

Sharon from Te Atatu South

Massive garage sale market. 7am-12.30pm. Blockhouse Bay Community Centre. 524 Blockhouse Bay Rd, Blockhouse Bay. $10 a stall, customers free entry. Call Terry for stall enquiries on 027 221 1860.
Massive Garage Sale Market
  • Blockhouse Bay Community Centre
1 day ago

Fancy a $50 Z Gift Card?

AMI Insurance - Head office

Get a $50 Z Gift Card to spend at any Z service station with every new AMI Comprehensive Car insurance policy you buy online by Monday 7th of October 2019.* The more new AMI Comprehensive Car policies you buy, the more $50 Z Gift Cards you’ll get!

Get a quick quote today.

*Ts & Cs apply
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1 day ago

0% weeds, 100% Happiness. Win a Fiskars Xact™ weed puller!

Fiskars

A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing… View more
A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing muscle strain and backache. Its simple ergonomic design is changing the strenuous outdoor job of pulling weeds. You'll have the neighbours lining up to borrow yours!

We have 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to give away. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to go in the draw to WIN!

To find out more and buy the product, visit a Bunnings or Mitre 10 store near you

Never bow down to weeds again!

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* Competition entries accepted from 1.00am Sunday 15th September 2019 to 8:00am Monday 23rd September 2019. Five 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to be won. Winners will be contacted by email or phone on Monday 23rd September 2019. The prize will be couriered to the address specified by the winner within 4 weeks of the competition closing
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