Milford, Auckland

3 days ago

What would The School of Life teach?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres … View more
The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres and balance their finances. Thinking about all the skills that have benefited you over the years, tell us what would be taught at your School of Life?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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12 hours ago

Tall boy

Nouman from Hillcrest

Very good condition

Price: $100

12 hours ago

Queens Bed

Nouman from Hillcrest

In Great condition

Bed Frame

Side Table

Pick up available

Price: $400

7 hours ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
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12 hours ago

Temuka Pottery Ware

Paul from Forrest Hill

x4 Temuka dinner plates. x6 dessert/breakfast bowls. All in original condition. Not sure why my wife does not want to hang onto these - they were hers before we got married, a looong time ago.

Price: $40

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13 hours ago

Wall Unit

Paul from Forrest Hill

Older style wood-look wall unit. Excellent condition. Great for a bach maybe. Dont ask me why the photo ended up sideways. Do feel free to ask dimensions if you need them.

Price: $25

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14 hours ago

Have your say on Taurus Reserve in Beach Haven this Saturday!

John Gillon from John Gillon - Kaipatiki Local Board

Join us on Saturday and let us know your thoughts on the concepts for a new playground at Taurus Reserve in Beach Haven! We'll also have a free sausage sizzle!

When: 12pm-2pm Saturday 2 March
Where: Taurus Reserve, Taurus Crescent, Beach Haven

If you can't make it, you'll be … View more
Join us on Saturday and let us know your thoughts on the concepts for a new playground at Taurus Reserve in Beach Haven! We'll also have a free sausage sizzle!

When: 12pm-2pm Saturday 2 March
Where: Taurus Reserve, Taurus Crescent, Beach Haven

If you can't make it, you'll be able to have your say online from Friday 1 March: akhaveyoursay.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz...

14 hours ago

This Friday: Super Mario Bros!

John Gillon from John Gillon - Kaipatiki Local Board

Super Mario Bros is coming to Kaipātiki for the only Movies in Parks screening on the North Shore! Our movie last Summer was cancelled due to the weather, and the previous Summer due to the red alert level, so let's make this one count! Kaipātiki Local Board members will be there for any … View moreSuper Mario Bros is coming to Kaipātiki for the only Movies in Parks screening on the North Shore! Our movie last Summer was cancelled due to the weather, and the previous Summer due to the red alert level, so let's make this one count! Kaipātiki Local Board members will be there for any questions you might have on Council's 10-Year Plan.

📍 Where: Te Kaitaka/Greenslade Reserve, Northcote.
📅 When: Friday 1 March 2024.
⏰ Pre-movie entertainment from 6:15pm, Movie from 8:15pm (approx).

Bring your picnic blanket and arrive from 6:15pm for fun free activities before the movie starts at 8:30pm (approx).

Facebook Event: www.facebook.com...
Trailer: youtu.be...
More Movies in Parks screenings: www.moviesinparks.co.nz...

Funded by the Kaipātiki Local Board.

18 hours ago

Draft Waste Management Minimisation Plan (WMMP) 2024

The Team from Auckland Council

📢 Aucklanders, it's time to share your thoughts on the new Draft Waste Management Minimisation Plan, including proposed changes to kerbside collections and weekly rubbish pickups. ♻️

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1 day ago

Seeking a dependable vehicle dismantler?

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollarsView more
Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollars in removal costs.
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1 day ago

Window cleaner needed

Karen from Totara Vale

Hi All - Does anyone know of a good window cleaner fairly priced, pls?
027 203 2533

1 day ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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1 day ago

Free queen size pocketed springs mattress

Marcelo from Campbells Bay

Hi there,

We are donating this 10 year old queen size mattress.

We bought it new 10 years ago and it has served us well. We bought a new one we are donating this one. It is in good condition and it has pocked springs.
Pick up from Campbells Bay

Feel free to txt 0275213223 to arrange collection
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Hi there,

We are donating this 10 year old queen size mattress.

We bought it new 10 years ago and it has served us well. We bought a new one we are donating this one. It is in good condition and it has pocked springs.
Pick up from Campbells Bay

Feel free to txt 0275213223 to arrange collection

Cheers Marcelo

Free

1 day ago
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1 day ago

DVD Collection with Wooden Stand

Glenda from Hillcrest

This stand comes complete with 80 DVD's, all music and picked over the years, and all in excellent condition. The stand plus the DVD's is priced at $800, which at an average of $10 per DVD, is approximately a quarter of the original price. I have an additional 20 odd DVD's and the … View moreThis stand comes complete with 80 DVD's, all music and picked over the years, and all in excellent condition. The stand plus the DVD's is priced at $800, which at an average of $10 per DVD, is approximately a quarter of the original price. I have an additional 20 odd DVD's and the purchaser can choose any 80 that they want. If you expand the photos you should clearly be able to read the titles of the DVD's. Please call Eddie on 0274965835 with any queries.

Price: $800

1 day ago

Free rides, games, toy making and DJ music coming to Ngāti Toa Domain

Porirua City Council

Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on … View more
Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on Sunday 3 March, from 11am–3pm.

Either pack a picnic and make a day of it or purchase something delicious from one of the food trucks. Bunnings Porirua will also be there with a free sausage sizzle while stocks last.

While enjoying some tasty kai, you can listen to tunes from young DJs aged between 12–15 years-old from the Aotearoa DJ Academy.

For those wanting free active fun, the inflatables will be out, with an inflatable sports field, mega obstacle course, inflatable slide, two baby castles and a baby bouncer to choose from – plus much more!
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1 day ago

Children's Week

The Team from Red Cross Shop Wairau Park

Children's Week at Red Cross Wairau Park: Enjoy 1/2 off on children's clothing, toys, books, and games.

📍Unit M/18 Link Drive, Wairau Park, Auckland 0627
⏰Open 7 days a week: Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
🚗Free parking at the door.

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8 days ago

Poll: How’s your backyard Oasis?

Sanctuary Pergolas

Stay protected from the rays while still enjoying the sun. Find out more

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How’s your backyard Oasis?
  • 30% Not so good
    30% Complete
  • 40% It’s perfect!
    40% Complete
  • 30% In need of a Sanctuary Pergola
    30% Complete
10 votes
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4 days ago

Have you seen Piper?

Bill from Hillcrest

Our white/grey Burmilla cat Piper has been missing from our house at 5 Cobblestone Lane (Hillcrest) since Friday evening. She's an indoor cat so not used to being outdoors at all and may have gotten trapped somewhere. If you see her please call Jo on 021 591 592 or Bill on 021 591 591. $200… View moreOur white/grey Burmilla cat Piper has been missing from our house at 5 Cobblestone Lane (Hillcrest) since Friday evening. She's an indoor cat so not used to being outdoors at all and may have gotten trapped somewhere. If you see her please call Jo on 021 591 592 or Bill on 021 591 591. $200 reward offered for safe return.

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1 day ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
Find out more

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3 days ago

1 bedroom furnished apartment for rent $500pw inc garage

Lynda from Belmont

Well presented furnished apartment available on Evan st, good sized rooms, sunny, heat pump, insulated, garage plus lots of storage plus additional parking. Private and quiet location, available end of March. Can be unfurnished if required. John 0212249788

1 day ago

Five out of five for Acacia Cove

Acacia Cove

Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great … View more
Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great quality of life for its residents. Acacia Cove gives its residents a social community feel, with bowling greens, snooker table, craft room and indoor pools, providing great opportunities for residents to mix and mingle. The five newly completed apartments are situated 50 metres away from the Village centre.

Acacia Cove understands that its residents require dwellings where they can live safely and independently. Universal Design provides this. Acacia Cove decided applying Universal Design best accessibility practice was of high importance.

If you’re aged 60 and over, value your independence but want greater security, come and have a look at the superb properties we have to offer.

Contact long time manager Burce Cullington on (09) 268 8522.
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3 days ago

These products have been recalled...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
View more
These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
Kids sequin skirt
Splosh Baby nesting bears
Timetech Ply Ltd chainsaws
Toshiba AC laptop adaptor

We hope this update helps your household stay safe. We'll keep you informed.

1 day ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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2 days ago

Have you made a nomination yet?

Prospa

Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms … View more
Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms in town nominate them now and make a small business' day.

Share a few words about your favourite local now. You could help them win an incredible prize package worth $10,000.
Nominate now

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2 days ago

Sustainable Style. A Special Price.

Mazda NZ

If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is… View more
If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is perfect for zipping around your neighbourhood.

Find out more and book a test drive at your local Mazda Dealer today.
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3 days ago

Experts in Covered Outdoor Living Areas

Shades Direct

At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by … View more
At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by compromise’s!
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3 days ago

Greenpark Village & Terence Kennedy House

Greenview Park Village

Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy… View more
Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy to make friends! Here at Greenview Park Village, we’ve created a homely environment designed with you in mind.

With a total of 72 homes on-site, we have 15 apartments, 16 one-bedroom homes, and 41 two-bedroom villas, all including optional services. Terence Kennedy House is our on-site hospital providing holistic care to residents.
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6 days ago

Swap food for a FREE Resene testpot!

Resene

Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to … View more
Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to bring in canned pet food, we can accept that also and will donate it to the SPCA and local community animal shelters.

By adding a little more colour to your life you can also help those in need.
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