Kelston, Auckland

18 days ago

Gardener needed

Leanne from Henderson

My mum & possibly her neighbour in Blockhouse Bay need a new gardener. For 2 hours a time. Happy to pay cash as long as you know a weed from a plant.

18 days ago

Incomplete education.

David from Glen Eden

No one knows everything but trying to learn is not always easy. Many times I have tried to fill in many gaps and come up with no answers.
WHY
1. Do we sell our car parks to a foreign company who then export millions of our dollars in profits and fines?
2. Why do we give water away and allow the… View more
No one knows everything but trying to learn is not always easy. Many times I have tried to fill in many gaps and come up with no answers.
WHY
1. Do we sell our car parks to a foreign company who then export millions of our dollars in profits and fines?
2. Why do we give water away and allow the associated plastic bottles to pollute the land?
3. Why have we fed a greedy foreign corporate with such cheap electricity for nearly 50? years?? Then hoard their poisonous waste.
4. Why do we put money into stop smoking tobacco schemes but are on the verge of allowing a far worse mind bending chemical free reign?
5. Why are Pitt bulls (and their likes) allowed to breed when they tear children's faces apart and statistically top the dangerous list by a large margin? (Yes they do!!)
6. How on earth can a criminal the likes of which we have never seen before earn the privilege of TV, medical care, food and lodging, to the tune of nearly $5000 a DAY? (five thousand $$$$ a DAY). As well as that he'll probably vote next month?
7. How on earth can CEOs be considered worth more than between 20 and 50 qualified nurses. Inequality is crippling New Zealand. Not long ago a Fontera boss claimed eight million a year!!! It's obscene.

I could go on but that's enough for starters.
It seems to me the world's financial system is literally stuffed and greed has overtaken all decency. We are awash with money but distribution is pathetic and grossly mismanaged.

16 days ago

Face Mask

Laurence from Henderson

021-836612. Please ask if need more than one . Thanks

Negotiable

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17 days ago

Poll: Are you disappointed Dave Dobbyn has had to postpone his Auckland concert due to Covid-19 restrictions?

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

Dave Dobbyn has postponed his Auckland date on Saturday September 12 due to the city’s Covid-19 alert level 2.5.

The gig was to take place at The Cauldron at the Spark Arena.

However, current alert levels from the government forbid gatherings of more than 10 people.

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Hi neighbours,

Dave Dobbyn has postponed his Auckland date on Saturday September 12 due to the city’s Covid-19 alert level 2.5.

The gig was to take place at The Cauldron at the Spark Arena.

However, current alert levels from the government forbid gatherings of more than 10 people.

Are you disappointed?

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Are you disappointed Dave Dobbyn has had to postpone his Auckland concert due to Covid-19 restrictions?
  • 16.3% Yes
    16.3% Complete
  • 83.7% No
    83.7% Complete
258 votes
17 days ago

Poll: Upcycling Award finalists *VOTES ARE OPEN!*

Resene

We need your help! The calibre of entries for this year's Resene Upcycling Awards has blown us away. We now need YOU to vote for your favourite below. The four designs with the most votes will each receive a $200 Resene voucher and a $300 Prezzy® card!

Find out more about each entry here. … View more
We need your help! The calibre of entries for this year's Resene Upcycling Awards has blown us away. We now need YOU to vote for your favourite below. The four designs with the most votes will each receive a $200 Resene voucher and a $300 Prezzy® card!

Find out more about each entry here. If you entered and didn't make the cut, don't worry! There's still spot prizes and other special category winners that are yet to be announced...

Thanks for voting; your clever neighbours thank you!

Upcycling Award finalists *VOTES ARE OPEN!*
  • 8.2% 1. Plant Drawers (Lee Morris from Levin)
    8.2% Complete
  • 6.4% 2. Garden Fridge Box (Daniel Todd from Linton)
    6.4% Complete
  • 16.5% 3. Plastic Spool Racetrack (Helen McFetrish from Hei Hei/Hornby)
    16.5% Complete
  • 20.3% 4. Playhouse (Pete Knewstubb from Waikanae)
    20.3% Complete
  • 12% 5. Remu Wall Art (Richard Barnett from Huntsbury)
    12% Complete
  • 3.4% 6. Pink and Grey Desk (Fran Bellingham from Hataitai)
    3.4% Complete
  • 7.7% 7. Kid's Kitchen (Wendy van der Voort from Hoon Hay)
    7.7% Complete
  • 25.5% Plastic Knives, Forks & Spoons Bird (Edith Gibson from Mount Albert)
    25.5% Complete
2377 votes
16 days ago

Do you know what to plant in the garden right now?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say you can grow herbs even in small gardens. Plus get cracking with spring seed sowing, repot houseplants, sow sweet peas, feed rhubarb plants, and look after newly-planted fruit trees. Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow and meet the 2020 Houseplant … View moreIn this week’s issue we say you can grow herbs even in small gardens. Plus get cracking with spring seed sowing, repot houseplants, sow sweet peas, feed rhubarb plants, and look after newly-planted fruit trees. Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow and meet the 2020 Houseplant Hero. Plus go in the draw for Tui potato growing products and Mr Fothergill’s ultimate gardening 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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16 days ago

Make a desk organiser

The Team from Resene ColorShop New Lynn

Messy desk, messy life, so they say. Even if you disagree with the sentiment, there’s something calming about having an organised desk that lets you concentrate on being productive on the work that matters.

Keep your desktop clutter free with this clever DIY desk organiser. This one uses a … View more
Messy desk, messy life, so they say. Even if you disagree with the sentiment, there’s something calming about having an organised desk that lets you concentrate on being productive on the work that matters.

Keep your desktop clutter free with this clever DIY desk organiser. This one uses a green/blue paint palette, but get creative with the Resene colours that you love.

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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17 days ago

A saucy rebrand brings te reo Māori to Kiwi fridges and dinner tables

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Are you looking for a new pantry staple? A Canterbury restaurateur has launched his own te reo Māori-branded tomato sauce after boycotting another for “bastardising” the language.

Fush owner Anton Matthews has teamed up with Barkers to produce Kīnaki Tomato after removing … View more
Hi neighbours,

Are you looking for a new pantry staple? A Canterbury restaurateur has launched his own te reo Māori-branded tomato sauce after boycotting another for “bastardising” the language.

Fush owner Anton Matthews has teamed up with Barkers to produce Kīnaki Tomato after removing Watties from his Christchurch restaurant because the company poked fun at Māori place names in an advertising campaign.

Matthews, who has become well-known for championing the country’s indigenous language, is proud to have te reo Māori on sauces displayed on his tables.

When he went in search of a new sauce to accompany his kaimoana (fish) and chips in January, they picked a sauce they loved, and asked the Geraldine-based condiment producer if it could collaborate on a label.

“I’m really stoked that they’ve taken a chance on us.”

To read more about Kīnaki Tomato, click here

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17 days ago

Spring sale on our Prime Stone Benchtops!

Kev from Benchtop Installers Auckland

Hi Neighbours

Kevin and the team here from the BENCHTOP INSTALLERS AUCKLAND

As we leap into spring, we are excited to be offering a 20% discount on all new bench tops including the site measure, professional installation and removal of your existing bench top.

An Additional $500 off on all Prime… View more
Hi Neighbours

Kevin and the team here from the BENCHTOP INSTALLERS AUCKLAND

As we leap into spring, we are excited to be offering a 20% discount on all new bench tops including the site measure, professional installation and removal of your existing bench top.

An Additional $500 off on all Prime Stone Benchtops sold until November 30th 2020!!! (Spring Special)

10% discount on all sinks, taps, handles and bin units with every new benchtop ordered.

Message the team through the website link today. We'll bring the samples to you and walk you through the best options from the comfort of your home, in the perfect setting to allow you to match colours and make the best decisions for your new benchtop.

Message our team today for free home consultation and obligation free quote.

22 days ago

✨In these current times ....✨

Fiona from Henderson

No truer word has been said (as per pic attached):
"We don't have to agree on everything to be kind to one another"
We are all so vocal, we are all so worried and boy oh boy, we are all so opinionated on various topics.
But somewhere along the way, we may have lost sight of how to be… View more
No truer word has been said (as per pic attached):
"We don't have to agree on everything to be kind to one another"
We are all so vocal, we are all so worried and boy oh boy, we are all so opinionated on various topics.
But somewhere along the way, we may have lost sight of how to be kind.
Let's not lose that folks, it's too valuable to lose.

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17 days ago

Face Mask

Laurence from Henderson

021-836612. Please ask if need more than one . Thanks

Negotiable

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19 days ago

Rio Tinto closure.

David from Glen Eden

For people forming an opinion about Rio Tinto they might be interested in the history and a few pertinent facts since it is now a current topic. The only real problem is the number of people who will need another job. Please see,

canterbury.cyberplace.co.nz...
I was not aware of those … View more
For people forming an opinion about Rio Tinto they might be interested in the history and a few pertinent facts since it is now a current topic. The only real problem is the number of people who will need another job. Please see,

canterbury.cyberplace.co.nz...
I was not aware of those statistics or that very strong opinion. But it does seem justified.

17 days ago

Thank you from our team at NumberWorks'nWords

NumberWorks'nWords New Lynn

2020 continues to challenge all of us, and our focus continues to remain on providing world class maths and English tuition. We would like to thank all of our families for working closely with us, enabling us to help your children reach their full potential.

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17 days ago

It's hard to beat a hand filleted piece of NZ Hoki.

McDonald's NZ

Caught locally in the sparkling waters that surround New Zealand, our Hoki is renowned for its succulent texture, white flesh and great taste.

We use the best ingredients to make all our Macca's® meals. Whether you’re in Whangarei or Queenstown, you’ll always get the great quality and … View more
Caught locally in the sparkling waters that surround New Zealand, our Hoki is renowned for its succulent texture, white flesh and great taste.

We use the best ingredients to make all our Macca's® meals. Whether you’re in Whangarei or Queenstown, you’ll always get the great quality and taste.
Find out more

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18 days ago

Morepork BBQ!

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Diploma chefs learn about classic American barbeque techniques such as smoking with apple tree wood, marinades and slow cooking pork brisket onsite at Morepork BBQ Kumeu with Chef Clint Davies. The meats included Smoked Chicken, Short ribs, Wagyu & more.

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