Farm Cove, Auckland

28 days ago

Warm welcome to Climate Insights

Neighbourly

We're very excited to announce Climate Insights as our new Neighbourly partner.

Climate insights is looking forward to supporting the Neighbourly community, helping kiwis protect their homes against climate change and live better within their communities. Climate Insights use science-based… View more
We're very excited to announce Climate Insights as our new Neighbourly partner.

Climate insights is looking forward to supporting the Neighbourly community, helping kiwis protect their homes against climate change and live better within their communities. Climate Insights use science-based information to provide tools and guidance as we strive to become more sustainable and resilient. 

Please join us in welcoming Climate Insights and stay tuned for localised climate information, tools and much more!
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29 days ago

Unit for rent - $450 inclusive of water, power and wifi.

Eric from Golflands

Semi-furnished 1 bedroom Unit for rent in Golflands, quiet street, sunny, warm, recently renovated. Large lounge with kitchen facilities. Includes bed, table, chairs, microwave, small combined oven and 2 hotplates. Off-street parking for 2 cars. No pets or smoking. Suit professional couple or … View moreSemi-furnished 1 bedroom Unit for rent in Golflands, quiet street, sunny, warm, recently renovated. Large lounge with kitchen facilities. Includes bed, table, chairs, microwave, small combined oven and 2 hotplates. Off-street parking for 2 cars. No pets or smoking. Suit professional couple or similar. References preferred. Available from 8th October 2021. Phone Eric 021 533 626

29 days ago

Looking for some cooking inspiration?

Stuff

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.

Get in quick because seats are limited!
Register now

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34 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.

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30 days ago

Would love your help....

Mandy from Bucklands Beach

Hi all

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 simple 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 all

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 simple 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...

Many thanks
Mandy

30 days ago

Lock-down funnies

Stephen from Half Moon Bay

If you have the Lock-down blues. Just think of this poor person
www.youtube.com...

30 days 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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30 days ago

Snap crackle pot

The Team from Resene ColorShop Botany Downs

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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30 days ago

Make your move in 2022

Manukau Institute of Technology

Get real support, from real people, from day one when you are welcomed into the MIT whānau.

Together we'll take your passions and strengths and turn them into a rewarding career that makes a real difference.

Make it real at MIT. Come join us, where the best makers are made.
Learn more

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33 days ago

Repair Shop

Alicja from The Repair Shop - and more...

Welcome! We can help anyone who would like to restore artistic elements in their old homes or religious sculptures with the utmost attention to detail .... You have destroyed your favorite glass figurine. Your precious vase has been broken ... Have you cut off the head of the sculpture, or have you… View moreWelcome! We can help anyone who would like to restore artistic elements in their old homes or religious sculptures with the utmost attention to detail .... You have destroyed your favorite glass figurine. Your precious vase has been broken ... Have you cut off the head of the sculpture, or have you pierced the painting that has been hanging in your family for generations? Don't despair! Do not throw in the trash! Almost everything is repairable. Now New Zealand has its own "Repair Shop and More ..." You can get a free repair quote for your item. Visit our workshop or contact us online at www.therepairshop.co.nz...
"...Piggy bank a memory of boyhood..."

33 days ago

Poll: What should the new Mr Whippy-style vaccination buses be called?

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Mobile vaccination buses will be rolled out in Auckland from Thursday, in the style of Mr Whippy ice cream vans.

A similar initiative was launched in Australia at the start of the month, and buses became known as “Jabba the Bus”.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has challenged the public to… View more
Mobile vaccination buses will be rolled out in Auckland from Thursday, in the style of Mr Whippy ice cream vans.

A similar initiative was launched in Australia at the start of the month, and buses became known as “Jabba the Bus”.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has challenged the public to come up with a better name, but has ruled out “Busey McBusface”.

What do you think the vaccination buses should be called?

Here are some ideas readers have emailed in to Stuff, but feel free to comment your own!

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What should the new Mr Whippy-style vaccination buses be called?
  • 42.5% The Jabba Waka
    42.5% Complete
  • 19.3% Vax to the Future
    19.3% Complete
  • 16.5% Mr Pricky
    16.5% Complete
  • 5.8% The Vaccination Tour
    5.8% Complete
  • 4.7% Double Jab Ute
    4.7% Complete
  • 11.2% Other (please comment)
    11.2% Complete
553 votes
33 days ago

Auckland's south and west need more than just Covid jabs

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, Two big lockdowns and the GFC before them will leave more scars on Auckland's most vulnerable communities. Is it time for more than a crisis response? Read the article below:

32 days ago

Aluminium joinery

Kavita from Botany Downs

Dark brown Aluminium windows and ranch sliders in various sizes available in November.
I have 1 sliding window, 9 awning windows, 2 fixed windows, 3 ranch sliders available to give for free to anyone who could use them instead of going to the junk yard. Good for sleep out, garage or shed or even a … View more
Dark brown Aluminium windows and ranch sliders in various sizes available in November.
I have 1 sliding window, 9 awning windows, 2 fixed windows, 3 ranch sliders available to give for free to anyone who could use them instead of going to the junk yard. Good for sleep out, garage or shed or even a home.

Free

32 days ago

Near new quality retractable insect screens

Kavita from Botany Downs

This quality retractable insect screen made a huge difference in summer when we had a cool breeze through the lounge and not a single insect.
We custom made this for $980 last year. Double sided tape used for install so easy to DIY. Pick up is Botany downs.
Size: W1250mm X H2315mm
Colour: dark … View more
This quality retractable insect screen made a huge difference in summer when we had a cool breeze through the lounge and not a single insect.
We custom made this for $980 last year. Double sided tape used for install so easy to DIY. Pick up is Botany downs.
Size: W1250mm X H2315mm
Colour: dark brown.
Material: Aluminium and fibreglass screen.
Will be available by end of November when we are changing joinery.
Have one more in a different size.

W779mm X H1984mm - $150. Cost $520 to make.

Price: $300

32 days ago

Noticed anything different?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you … View more
It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you keen to dive straight into te wiki? Here's a video by our mates at Stuff showing five te reo words that every person from across the motu (country) needs to know.

For more coverage on Māori language week, click the 'See more' button below.

Ngā manaakitanga!
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