64 days ago

Have you seen Paitele?

The Team from Counties Manukau Police

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Paitele, who has been reported as missing.

What you need to know:
- Paitele was last seen leaving his home in Weymouth on Tuesday 21 May, to go fishing in the Weymouth area.
- He was last seen wearing a black jersey with red writing on the front reading ‘FRESH’, grey shorts, and black shoes.
- He was also holding a white bucket of fishing bait and a small yellow fishing rod.

His family and Police have concerns for his safety given his age and ask anyone who sights him to contact Police as soon as possible on 111.
Additionally, anyone who has further information on his whereabouts should contact Police on 105, quoting file number 240522/9408.


UPDATE: He has now been located . Thank you to the public for their assistance.

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4 days 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!

1 day ago

This riddle is a classic, neighbours, can you figure it out?

Riddler from The Neighbourly Riddler

You throw away the outside and cook the inside.
Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside.
What did you eat?

Do you think you know the answer to our daily riddle? Don't spoil it for your neighbours! Simply 'Like' this post and we'll post the answer in the comments below at 2pm.

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16 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.

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