39 days ago

Weekly Grey Lynn Repair Café, on this Saturday 11-2

Amanda from Grey Lynn

Hey everyone, come on by Auckland Library of Tools this Saturday to get your repair on! Bring your broken/torn beloved and we will work together to bring it back to life and save it from the landfill! Learn some new skills, make some connections, contribute data to support the Right to Repair Bill (legislation.govt.nz/bill/member/2024/0039/3.0/LMS952537.html), all while enjoying a yum cup of coffee from local Kokako Organic Roasters and a fresh baked treat!

Saturday from 11-2
21 Newton Road

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12 days ago

Latest scams to look out for 👀

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly hopes to keep you safe by keeping you informed of the latest scams circulating. This week, we are sharing two common text message scams:

NZTA / Waka Kotahi scam:
- The scam is a text message saying it's from New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi, and it encourages the recipient to pay an overdue road toll by visiting a fake website, threatening to take the matter to court within 15 days if they don’t pay up.
- The aim is to trick people into giving away their personal details or pay them money.
- While it is not the first time toll payments have been utilised by scammers, the threat of court action could see more people fall victim.
- The sender will either be a unknown phone number or unknown email address.
Want to report one of these scams? Do so, on Netsafe

NZ Post scam:
- This scam arrives by test message and says it's from NZ Post.
- The premise is that delivery of your parcel was unsuccessful so in order to rearrange delivery. you must click on a link to give your correct address.
- The aim is to trick people into giving away their personal details or pay them money.
- NZ Post advises people not to click the link, but to report the message to the Department of Internal Affairs by forwarding it to 7726.
Think you may have fallen prey to a scam? Get in touch with Netsafe or contact your bank if it involved your bank details.

Remember, if you didn't expect the message and you are now asked to share personal details or money, then stop contact and seek advice elsewhere.

Feel free to share any below that you've encountered recently. This may help others across the country be aware.

1 hour ago

Sports Week

Redcross from Sandringham

Stay active in style this Winter with help from the Red Cross Shop Sandringham 🏃‍♀️⚽️🏃‍♂️🏏

Monday-Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

571 Sandringham Road

8 hours ago

Show us your winter craft or DIY projects

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

When we are stuck inside, it can be a time to get creative. And we think Neighbourly members are quite a creative bunch. So, let's fill the Neighbourly newsfeed with crafty creations from across the country.

Share a photo below of your craft projects, recent DIY, or your hobby. You may just inspire someone else!