979 days ago

Heartfelt Valentine’s shopping at Hospice West

Hospice West

Hospice West’s six stores have the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day this year – whether you’re planning a romantic picnic, want some hot new kicks, a beautiful dress for a posh dinner out or just want to curl up at home with some tea and a good book.

Located in Glen Eden, Helensville, Henderson, Hobsonville, New Lynn and Te Atatu, Hospice West’s shops offer high-quality pre-loved goods, meaning you’re doing your wallet and the planet a favour when shopping with us. If you mention you’ve seen this post on Neighbourly you’ll get 10% off any purchase more than $15. We can’t wait to see you in store!
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3 minutes ago

When bags move like ballerinas

The Team from Auckland Museum

Ballerinas twist, turn and move so gracefully that they often seem other-worldly, but would you ever compare a ballerina to a bag?

In our Carried Away: Bags Unpacked exhibition, artist Isaac Katzoff’s glass bag got itself a nickname of just that: the ballerina. The nickname was given after the bag hinted at graceful movement while it was under the spotlight in the photography studio - it's inner performer was at the ready.

Although the Museum holds many objet d’art (art objects), the beautiful photography and images of the collection are themselves works of art, as this image of Katzoff's bag here is. Museum photographers work behind the scenes to create images of objects that act as both documentation and art.

As Artweek Auckland comes to a close this weekend, we wanted to showcase just one of many of the wonderful objet d'art from within our Applied Arts & Design collection.

Come and see 'the ballerina' for yourself, alongside many other wonderful works of art at Carried Away: Bags Unpacked, on now and free with Museum entry.

1 hour ago

What's On: Light Party (alternative to Halloween)

Jd from Swanson

Fun family event, for 3-13 year olds. Bouncy Castle, spot prizes, lollies, face painting, parachute games, sausage sizzle, and more. Dress as your favorite hero or heroine. Gold coin donation.
Light Party (alternative to Halloween)
  • St Michaels Anglican Church
1 hour ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Western Leader

Hi neighbours, an international report has ranked NZ's child obesity rate second-worst in the OECD with 39 per cent of Kiwi kids overweight or obese. Unicef is now calling for the Government to introduce a sugar tax to curb the problem. Would you support this? What do you think needs to be done about child obesity? Read the full story here: www.stuff.co.nz...

Do you support a sugar tax?
  • 0% Yes
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  • 0% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
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  • 0% No, education would be more effective than a tax
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  • 0% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
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