Freemans Bay, Auckland

1 day ago

Seed Sharing for Neighbours Day!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

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We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!

Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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11 minutes ago

How to make colourful coasters

The Team from Resene ColorShop Victoria Park

Whether it’s summer or winter, throwing a cocktail party is always a good idea. Add to the fun with these colourful coasters painted using Resene testpots – they’re so easy to DIY.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your… View more
Whether it’s summer or winter, throwing a cocktail party is always a good idea. Add to the fun with these colourful coasters painted using Resene testpots – they’re so easy to DIY.

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 hour ago

Free Street Tree

Jeff from Freemans Bay

If there is one missing from the grass verge outside your house you can request a new one via Council website. (Start with the Contact Us link but it isn’t obvious which options to pick). They try to match species to existing trees. Planting in Autumn/Winter. Fight global warming?

2 hours ago

7 tips for running 10km

The Team from Round the Bays

Thinking of running in Auckland’s Round the Bays? Ian Jones shares his top training tips to help you on your way!

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3 days ago

Poll: Do you think scanning should be compulsory at bars and nightclubs?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi Auckland neighbours,

A leading coronavirus expert is urging the Government to make scanning mandatory at such potential "super-spreader" venues as bars and nightclubs.

The pleas follow figures revealing daily use of the Covid Tracer app has plummeted to a fifth of its peak.

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Hi Auckland neighbours,

A leading coronavirus expert is urging the Government to make scanning mandatory at such potential "super-spreader" venues as bars and nightclubs.

The pleas follow figures revealing daily use of the Covid Tracer app has plummeted to a fifth of its peak.

Last Monday, a total of 515,759 scans were recorded nationwide, down from the high of 2.5 million on September 4.

Epidemiologist Dr Michael Baker said the next six months would be a “very dangerous” time for the country with a high risk of an outbreak while waiting for the vaccine roll-out in April.

Read more here:

www.stuff.co.nz...

www.stuff.co.nz...

Please put NFP if you do not want your comments used by Stuff.

Do you think scanning should be compulsory at bars and nightclubs?
  • 86.5% Yes
    86.5% Complete
  • 10.5% No
    10.5% Complete
  • 3% Undecided- it's too complex
    3% Complete
968 votes
3 hours ago

Housesitter/ pet Aunty

Leisha from Housesitting / Pet minder ( not a business)

Happy new year! Housesitter / pet Aunty to take care of your home & furry family members . I’m experienced with all ages of dogs/ cats& ones that need extra TLC have special needs. I work part-time so your loved ones won’t be left for long periods. I enjoy walking & love having a … View moreHappy new year! Housesitter / pet Aunty to take care of your home & furry family members . I’m experienced with all ages of dogs/ cats& ones that need extra TLC have special needs. I work part-time so your loved ones won’t be left for long periods. I enjoy walking & love having a companion to walk with. Your home will be taken good care of. I can provide excellent references and happy to come and meet you and your pet. February is filling up, there’s a few slots left. Please txt or call for inquiries. Leisha 02102348481

10 hours ago

PK Furniture

PK Furniture

Where prices get the CHOPPY CHOP CHOP !! Find out more

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18 hours ago

"Know your wetlands"

Andrea Neighbourly Lead from Eden Terrace

World Wetlands Day on February 2 is being promoted as a great opportunity for Kiwis to get to know their local wetlands – often described as “the kidneys of the country”.
Wetlands filter, absorb and transform water contaminants, particularly run-off and shallow groundwater from farms, and … View more
World Wetlands Day on February 2 is being promoted as a great opportunity for Kiwis to get to know their local wetlands – often described as “the kidneys of the country”.
Wetlands filter, absorb and transform water contaminants, particularly run-off and shallow groundwater from farms, and help reduce the amount of undesirable elements reaching streams, rivers and lakes. However, over 90 per cent of the country's wetlands have been drained in the past 200 years, with North Island regions most affected.
“Wetland areas are also good at capturing carbon, it's a nature-based solution to climate change that is even more effective than tree planting. All up, wetlands have a disproportionately high benefit compared to other ecosystems.
“But New Zealand's wetlands need restoration and looking after; we urge councils to beef up their efforts to support and promote the great work being done by landowners and increase funding for restoration projects.”
www.nzherald.co.nz...

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19 hours ago

Working treadmill suitable for jogging needed

Andrea Neighbourly Lead from Eden Terrace

Willing to pay for a treadmill, suitable for jogging. Must be in good working condition please. Can pick up. Thank you

19 hours ago

Dessert of the day - Swiss Meringue drops

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Swiss Meringue drops made with Italian meringue two ways - Classic & Beetroot infused presented on a shortbread crust with tempered chocolate drizzling down each meringue, delicioussssss!

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2 days ago

Protect and learn about Auckland's environment this summer

The Team from Auckland Council

Every season provides unique opportunities to treasure and restore Aucklands natural environment, and summer is no exception.

Get stuck in and support our environment with weeding, bird monitoring and trapping.

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1 day ago

Staycation Scavenger Hunt!

Service Centre Coordinator from Red Cross Auckland

Are you looking for a fun, family activity this summer?

Gather your whanau and head to Devonport for the Staycation Scavenger Hunt!

Up until 31 March, New Zealand Red Cross are running a shop-window scavenger hunt on Victoria Road, Devonport for families to enjoy!

The scavenger hunt is based on… View more
Are you looking for a fun, family activity this summer?

Gather your whanau and head to Devonport for the Staycation Scavenger Hunt!

Up until 31 March, New Zealand Red Cross are running a shop-window scavenger hunt on Victoria Road, Devonport for families to enjoy!

The scavenger hunt is based on the not-so-true story of Kanoa the clumsy Kākāpō, who has lost 10 holiday items in 10 different shop windows. Kanoa needs your help to find her missing items so she can enjoy her kiwi summer staycation to Devonport! Find all 10 and you can enter the prize draw to win some amazing prizes too!

Purchase your scavenger hunt map for $4 from Devonport library or from the New Zealand Red Cross website - 100% of the proceeds of the shop-window scavenger Hunt will go to New Zealand Red Cross!

A perfect activity for the school holidays or a sunny Saturday afternoon!

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1 day ago

What's On: Mt Eden Village Craft Market

Isha from Epsom

We have a huge variety of beautiful crafts all hand-made by our expert crafters. You are sure to find something exquisite for a gift or for yourself! Open till 4pm
Mt Eden Village Craft Market
  • Mt Eden Village Centre
3 days ago

Razor blades in the walls....

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Has anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a… View moreHas anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a nasty, rusty surprise.
I'm certain I've seen something like this here in Aotearoa-NZ, but can't for the life of me recall where. It was in the back of the medicine cupboard. Let us know if you've seen, had - or have - one in your home.

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1 day ago

Builder Looking for new work for 2021

Connor from Freemans Bay

Summer got you thinking about a new project? Jones Projects has you covered for all your building needs, no job too big or small. Get in touch today!

Phone Number: 022 376 0668
Email Address: jonesprojectsltd@gmail.com

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