Eden Terrace, Auckland

10 hours ago

Election 2020: Auckland Central candidates for local MP

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Community News

In the lead up to the 2020 election, Stuff is keeping voters up to date with what’s happening in their electorate, through Neighbourly. Here’s what you need to know about the candidates in the running to be Auckland Central's MP.

The person elected will be the voice for your region in … View more
In the lead up to the 2020 election, Stuff is keeping voters up to date with what’s happening in their electorate, through Neighbourly. Here’s what you need to know about the candidates in the running to be Auckland Central's MP.

The person elected will be the voice for your region in Parliament. If you’re having trouble getting entitlements or dealing with Government departments, they can help. If your community needs funding for certain projects or activities, or there isn’t enough healthcare in the area, the elected MP can step in and help.

The electorate comprises the inner city communities of Herne Bay, Ponsonby, Freemans Bay and along the waterfront to Mechanics Bay in the east. The western boundary is largely defined by Richmond Rd, the eastern boundary includes Auckland Hospital and the Domain, and the southern boundary includes parts of Grafton and Newton.

1 hour ago

Become a detective at Auckland Museum

The Team from Auckland Museum

Follow clues and discover which stories are fact or fake with the kids these school holidays! Start our free trail by grabbing a free copy of The Tāmaki Truth from the Museum entrance and guide yourself through the Museum to reveal secrets and stories.

Free with Museum entry, running until … View more
Follow clues and discover which stories are fact or fake with the kids these school holidays! Start our free trail by grabbing a free copy of The Tāmaki Truth from the Museum entrance and guide yourself through the Museum to reveal secrets and stories.

Free with Museum entry, running until Sunday 11 October – read more here.
Learn more

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1 day ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve … View more
Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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10 days ago

Edmonds Cookbook

Joel from Grey Lynn

Looking for a special gift for my husband. Specifically I'm after an Edmonds Cookery Sure to Rise classic cookbook from 1977 (the year he was born). Anyone know where to find one?

10 hours ago

New Season Stock out now!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Sandringham

Hi Neighbours,
Spring is here! Head down to your nearest Red Cross Shop and check out our new season stock!
We can't wait to see you!

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10 hours ago

New Season Stock out now!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Dominion Road

Hi Neighbours,
Spring is here! Head down to your nearest Red Cross Shop and check out our new season stock!
We can't wait to see you!

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12 hours ago

11 Ways To Grow Your Business

Giles from GECA Chartered Accountants

Join Giles Ellis & the GECA Team at this 90 minute event to understand the mindset change required to succeed in a changing business landscape.

The benefits of attending:
-Look at your business like you never have before & be challenged to adapt
-Understand the seven ways to grow your … View more
Join Giles Ellis & the GECA Team at this 90 minute event to understand the mindset change required to succeed in a changing business landscape.

The benefits of attending:
-Look at your business like you never have before & be challenged to adapt
-Understand the seven ways to grow your business (& how they apply to you)
-Learn how to set a roadmap and dashboard for your business
-Discover how to measure and maximise business efficiency
-Learn how the eleven ways impact your profit and cashflow
-We’ll cover the eleven key areas in your business that you can influence and the strategies you can adopt to achieve growth.

Not on track to achieve your desired financial results this year?

Want to increase your profit and improve cashflow?

Want to improve margins?

Looking for business growth?

Click on the link and sign up for the event today!

13 hours ago

Do you get our free gardening ezine?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a … View more
In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a year-round food supply. Plus go in the draw for fertiliser and soil enhancer from Fodda and there’s another chance to win Mr Fothergill’s ultimate garden pack.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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15 hours ago

Out of control Hedge

Professional Lawn & Garden Care

Get your hedge trimmed and looking sharp for summer - $80 per hour + removal of green waste fees. Book now!

3 days ago

Sharing excess food in a kind way

Ellen Neighbourly Lead from Sandringham

Hi all, whether you have an old cardboard box or a shelf or make a little quirky thing like I have, it is really great to see how well people take up the unprejudiced sharing offer when I put my surplus fruit and rescued bread out there. Everything makes a difference for some people - and the nice … View moreHi all, whether you have an old cardboard box or a shelf or make a little quirky thing like I have, it is really great to see how well people take up the unprejudiced sharing offer when I put my surplus fruit and rescued bread out there. Everything makes a difference for some people - and the nice thing is, other people are now adding their surplus so it has turned itself into a small Pataka Kai. And I get to pick the odd avocado somebody puts in there as a win-win.
Just take a minute a d think whether you have extra.

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16 hours ago

Gardening & Lawn mowing

Nicholas Wotton from Service King

Now is the time to start thinking about your summer garden plans! As the weather gets warmer you'll be spending more time outdoors. Is your garden looking weedy, patchy or overgrown? For all your garden woes, Service King has you covered;

- Weeding
- Pruning
- Mulching
- Planting and … View more
Now is the time to start thinking about your summer garden plans! As the weather gets warmer you'll be spending more time outdoors. Is your garden looking weedy, patchy or overgrown? For all your garden woes, Service King has you covered;

- Weeding
- Pruning
- Mulching
- Planting and transplanting
- Fertilising
- Garden waste removal
- Garden make-overs
- Plant sourcing

We can also cut your lawns on a regular, scheduled or one-off basis.
For a garden you'll take delight in, get in touch today!

17 hours ago

What is double glazing?

RetroFit Double Glazing - Auckland Central

What is double glazing? We’ve put together some information that might help you with your research if you're considering getting retrofit double glazing click here to read. If you’re interested, we offer a free no obligation quote click here or call us on 0800 658 658.

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18 hours ago

Exceed retractable insect screens

Philip from Exceed we fix windows & doors

Keep out annoying bugs and enjoy the warmer weather ☀️?
With a whiff of Spring in the air now, you can start thinking about Summer…
Exceed’ s retractable insect screens for windows and doors are the perfect solution to enjoy a bug free and spray free home ?

Our clever screens can be pulled… View more
Keep out annoying bugs and enjoy the warmer weather ☀️?
With a whiff of Spring in the air now, you can start thinking about Summer…
Exceed’ s retractable insect screens for windows and doors are the perfect solution to enjoy a bug free and spray free home ?

Our clever screens can be pulled into place when needed, then pushed back into a discrete, tidy cassette when not in use.

✅They are smooth and easy to operate

✅They are stylish, robust and a significant innovation over old-style hinged or sliding screens that were permanently visible all year round

✅They can be colour matched to your joinery

✅They provide natural ventilation

✅They fit most window and door configurations including, hinged, bi-fold, sliders and French doors

Keep the bugs and mozzies away ?

Give us a call today on 0800 25 25 00 so we can make sure your order is placed early and the screens are ready for summertime!

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19 hours ago

Paint a hat box

The Team from Resene ColorShop Mt Eden

Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most… View more
Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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1 day ago

Resene Cambridge needs help to return the shop's pet cat, Timmy.

Resene

Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul … View more
Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul Norfolk and wife Gloria had looked all over town for their favourite store cat, along with the shop’s manager, Kerry Mason, and her staff.

“Timmy is such an icon around Cambridge, everyone knows him as the Resene cat,” Gloria said.
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1 day ago

Scarecrow Grocer opens in Mt Eden

Scarecrow

Scarecrow Grocer is an artisan store committed to the community & the idea of living locally.

We stock:
• Pantry Essentials & Fresh Produce
• House-made ready meals and deli goods
• Boutique NZ wines and craft beers
• Bespoke gift baskets
• Fresh flowers from our dedicated… View more
Scarecrow Grocer is an artisan store committed to the community & the idea of living locally.

We stock:
• Pantry Essentials & Fresh Produce
• House-made ready meals and deli goods
• Boutique NZ wines and craft beers
• Bespoke gift baskets
• Fresh flowers from our dedicated in-house florist
• Locally made artisan products
• An extensive range of organic products

September special – Buy any Scarecrow house-made ready meal and get a second of equal or lesser value at 25% off!
Find out more

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