Newmarket, Auckland

Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

Ryman’s Charles Upham Village resident Di gives her design tips on how she’s turned her space into a beautiful home.

1 day ago

Unique Wooden Crosses with Hand-painted art

Connie from Remuera

👋Hi all, I have a new batch of wooden crosses for sale. Hand painted with acrylic, each piece of artwork is unique. I was very happy to sell two crosses from my first batch last week. I have included the remaining crosses from the first batch here.

Sizes and prices are in each photo.
They … View more
👋Hi all, I have a new batch of wooden crosses for sale. Hand painted with acrylic, each piece of artwork is unique. I was very happy to sell two crosses from my first batch last week. I have included the remaining crosses from the first batch here.

Sizes and prices are in each photo.
They will make a lovely addition to your home, as special gifts, or as a remembrance for loved ones.

Please feel free to comment or ask questions here, or email me at clamART888@gmail.com.

Have a lovely week!
Connie.

3 hours ago

Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

The Team from Ryman Healthcare

Ryman’s Charles Upham Retirement Village resident Di is a former fashion designer, artist and self-confessed shoe hoarder who travels, still paints and has stamped her eclectic minimalist style on her apartment.

She gives us her top 3 design tips on how she’s turned her space into a … View more
Ryman’s Charles Upham Retirement Village resident Di is a former fashion designer, artist and self-confessed shoe hoarder who travels, still paints and has stamped her eclectic minimalist style on her apartment.

She gives us her top 3 design tips on how she’s turned her space into a beautiful home.
Find out more

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13 hours ago

‘Together for Tāmaki Makaurau’ gains momentum in making the city centre safer

The Team from Auckland Council

Thanks to the collective work of the 'Together for Tāmaki Makaurau' partnership, a series of new initiatives aimed at improving safety in the city centre are now underway.
ℹ️ Find out what these measures are by clicking "Read More"

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3 hours ago

Hi, what's your name?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We want to get to know our neighbours and we think you do too!

Simply share a little about yourself on the Know Thy Neighbour page and others will follow suit (you could also win one of our 10 x $50 Prezzy® cards!).

Are you the go-to person for baking advice (and a cup of sugar!) or have … View more
We want to get to know our neighbours and we think you do too!

Simply share a little about yourself on the Know Thy Neighbour page and others will follow suit (you could also win one of our 10 x $50 Prezzy® cards!).

Are you the go-to person for baking advice (and a cup of sugar!) or have some computer skills that you're happy to share? We'd love to know.

Whether you're looking for others to join you on your walks, or just wanting to know more about your neighbours, go ahead and introduce yourself.
Get Involved

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15 hours ago

Poll: How much is your monthly BROADBAND bill?

The Team from NZ Compare

Internet is something we need these days for work, study, keeping in touch with loved ones or just to watch a movie! It's another bill to manage right?!

With the cost of living rising, how much your broadband bill is setting you back each month?

Let's help each other SAVE money!

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How much is your monthly BROADBAND bill?
  • 21.4% Under $70
    21.4% Complete
  • 19.1% $70-$80
    19.1% Complete
  • 20.1% $80-$90
    20.1% Complete
  • 39.4% Over $90
    39.4% Complete
393 votes
3 days ago

Poll: Could we live without public bins?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Many public rubbish bins are being removed by councils due to the large costs of regularly emptying them. Do you think we can adapt and live without them?

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

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Could we live without public bins?
  • 11.7% Yes
    11.7% Complete
  • 87.6% No
    87.6% Complete
  • 0.6% Other - I'll share below
    0.6% Complete
2137 votes
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17 hours ago

What's On: Eastern Table Tennis Club

Shane from Epsom

Table tennis club meets every Monday night at 7.30p.m. All welcome. Annual Adult Subscription FREE. School children FREE. For more information contact Bob ph. (021) 619 619.
Eastern Table Tennis Club
  • St. Thomas' School Hall
1 day 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.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Dazzling Paws Dog Grooming Orakei Bay Village Remuera

Cindy from Dazzling Paws Dog Grooming

Meet Frankie, the adorable Spoodle! 🐾 She's been a cherished part of our grooming family since we first opened our doors. The love is mutual - she absolutely relishes her grooming sessions. Her next visit? We can't wait! 💕

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1 day ago

The Building Guys

The Team from The Building Guys

Call us today! If you’re looking for a friendly family run business with over 35 years renovation experience then choose us.

We are based in East Auckland and have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the builder), Kelvin (the plumber), Chevi (the electrician) and Russell (the tiler) to … View more
Call us today! If you’re looking for a friendly family run business with over 35 years renovation experience then choose us.

We are based in East Auckland and have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the builder), Kelvin (the plumber), Chevi (the electrician) and Russell (the tiler) to do every job right. Our team follows industry guidelines on coronavirus safety procedures to keep your family protected.

Book online using the link below or call Lucy on 021 022 55 388 for a chat about your amazing renovation plans.

Be safe!
Find out more

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1 day ago

Books, Bagels & Banter

Karen Ross from St Andrew's Church Epsom

WATCH THIS SPACE Next week we’ll be announcing our exciting line-up of speakers for Books, Bagels & Banter so check in then to meet the speakers and for ticketing details.
A huge thank you to members of the St Andrew’s community who have donated books, given their time to sort these and so… View more
WATCH THIS SPACE Next week we’ll be announcing our exciting line-up of speakers for Books, Bagels & Banter so check in then to meet the speakers and for ticketing details.
A huge thank you to members of the St Andrew’s community who have donated books, given their time to sort these and so much more. We still have a large number of books to sort so if you can spare an hour or two on Wednesday, please come to the Church hall
between 9am and 12 noon.
We also need volunteers on the weekend of the event, particularly people to sell books - if you can lend a hand, message us or let Karen know at the office.
St Andrew’s is well-known for its hospitality and we wish to extend this to everyone who attends the opening night on Friday 24th May. If you are able to make a donation to help cover some of the expenses please contact the office – any amount will be gratefully received.

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1 day ago

Anzac Day

Anzac Day

There are opportunities across the motu for the public to come together to mark Anzac Day this year.

National Anzac Day events include the Dawn Service at 6.00am and the National Commemorative Service at 11.00am (both at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington), and the Atatürk Memorial … View more
There are opportunities across the motu for the public to come together to mark Anzac Day this year.

National Anzac Day events include the Dawn Service at 6.00am and the National Commemorative Service at 11.00am (both at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington), and the Atatürk Memorial Service at 2.30pm in Strathmore, Wellington. The Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service will be broadcast live by TVNZ 1 and RNZ National.

For those wanting to join the Anzac Day parade at the Dawn Service, veterans are asked to assemble on Tasman Street by 5.30am.

The Atatürk Memorial Service in Strathmore will include a wreath-laying ceremony. A shuttle service will be running from Bowes Crescent carpark to the memorial site for anyone who may require assistance accessing the site.

For more information about Anzac Day, visit the Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage website or see the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Facebook page.

To find out about events in your local community, visit the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association’s website or get in touch with your local council.
Find out more

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10 days ago

Are you a first home buyer?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hello!
Are you a first home buyer? Is your mortgage going up and up with rising interest rates and you’re now struggling to make ends meet? Have you lost the ability to save any extra cash?

We’re reaching out from the Tova show, the flagship weekly politics podcast on Stuff, as we prepare… View more
Hello!
Are you a first home buyer? Is your mortgage going up and up with rising interest rates and you’re now struggling to make ends meet? Have you lost the ability to save any extra cash?

We’re reaching out from the Tova show, the flagship weekly politics podcast on Stuff, as we prepare a special episode on the interest rate crunch and how it’s affecting Kiwis - we’d love to hear your stories.

Please comment below if you would like to share your story, or email tova@stuff.co.nz. We give you our commitment to treat your experience with sensitivity and care.

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1 day ago

Transform your home this Autumn

Grahams Painters

Elevate Your Home Inside & Out with Graham's team of professional Painters
Pensioner Discounts Available.

Refresh with House Washing, Water Blasting, Decking, Wallpapering, Cedar Weatherboards, & Roof Painting.

Contact today:
564 9202 or 021 193 9492
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Elevate Your Home Inside & Out with Graham's team of professional Painters
Pensioner Discounts Available.

Refresh with House Washing, Water Blasting, Decking, Wallpapering, Cedar Weatherboards, & Roof Painting.

Contact today:
564 9202 or 021 193 9492
grahamspaintersnz@gmail.com
Find out more

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1 day ago

Warren’s Bus Shelter Mission

Edmund Hillary Retirement Village

A six-year campaign to get a bus shelter installed on a busy Auckland road has finally come to fruition - and it’s all thanks to the one-man mission of Edmund Hillary Retirement Village resident Warren Barrett.

It was no mean feat, with the 88-year-old retired engineer collecting hundreds of … View more
A six-year campaign to get a bus shelter installed on a busy Auckland road has finally come to fruition - and it’s all thanks to the one-man mission of Edmund Hillary Retirement Village resident Warren Barrett.

It was no mean feat, with the 88-year-old retired engineer collecting hundreds of petition signatures from fellow village residents and writing dozens of emails to 80 different people at Auckland Transport over that time.

“I just wouldn’t let it go,” he grins.

“Most people would have given up I suppose. I had nothing else better to do!” he laughs.

Click read more for the full story.

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1 day ago

Need planning advice?

Urban Edge

Are you subdividing or developing and don’t know where to start? Our Wellington based team are experienced practitioners in resource consent preparation & processing, landscape architecture & urban design – and much more!

What sets us apart? Our extensive experience collaborating … View more
Are you subdividing or developing and don’t know where to start? Our Wellington based team are experienced practitioners in resource consent preparation & processing, landscape architecture & urban design – and much more!

What sets us apart? Our extensive experience collaborating with Councils and making sure we put quality at the forefront of everything we do, enabling us to provide you with the best quality advice possible.

Check out our website and feel free to get in touch – we look forward to working with you.
Find out more

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2 days ago

ORTHOPAEDIC MATTRESS: A BED FOR ALL OR JUST A MARKETING HYPE?

Marketing Manager from Beds 4 U Newmarket

Hi Neighbours,

Are you tired of waking up with back pain or feeling restless after a night's sleep?

If so, consider an orthopaedic mattress to improve sleep quality and well-being.

But the question arises, "Is an orthopaedic mattress good for everyone?"

We'll … View more
Hi Neighbours,

Are you tired of waking up with back pain or feeling restless after a night's sleep?

If so, consider an orthopaedic mattress to improve sleep quality and well-being.

But the question arises, "Is an orthopaedic mattress good for everyone?"

We'll explore the benefits of orthopedic mattresses and help you decide if they're the right choice for your sleep needs.

Orthopaedic Mattress vs. Normal Mattress
The term "orthopaedic mattress" often sparks curiosity, and rightfully so. While it sounds like a specialised medical product, it's important to understand how it differs from a regular mattress.

Regular mattresses may be comfortable but might not provide enough targeted support for back pain or sleep posture.

Orthopaedic mattresses are designed to focus on aligning the spine and relieving pressure. They can help ease back pain, joint discomfort, and muscle tension, leading to healthier and more restful sleep.

Can Anyone Use an Orthopaedic Mattress?
You might wonder if orthopedic mattresses are exclusive to those with specific health conditions.

The truth is orthopaedic mattresses are designed to support your body's natural alignment.

It suits athletes, busy professionals, parents, or anyone who values good sleep. They are perfect for anyone seeking a more supportive and comfortable sleep surface.

Consider an orthopedic mattress if you want to wake up refreshed and pain-free.

What is an Orthopaedic Mattress, and How Does It Help Reduce Back Pain?
An orthopaedic mattress is not a gimmick; it's designed for orthopaedic health. It uses memory foam or latex to support your body's shape.

By aligning your spine, it reduces pressure on joints and muscles. This benefits those with back pain or arthritis. The support prevents sinking, avoiding discomfort.

Studies show it improves sleep quality and reduces back pain. Find the right firmness and type for your body and sleep preferences.

Beds4U: Your Destination for Orthopaedic Mattresses and Better Sleep
An orthopaedic mattress can be a game-changer for better sleep and back pain relief. It benefits anyone who values proper spinal alignment and comfort while sleeping.

The mattress focuses on supporting the spine and providing personalised comfort. It makes it valuable for all types of sleepers.

Whether you experience back pain or not, an orthopedic mattress can significantly improve sleep quality and overall well-being. It's a worthwhile investment for a healthier and more restful sleep experience.

At Beds4U, we understand the importance of a good night's sleep and offer a variety of orthopaedic mattresses to suit your needs.

Explore our collection of orthopaedic mattresses to find your perfect sleep companion today!

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1 day ago

More Completed Properties Available Now!

Pragma Homes

Hamilton’s well-known and trusted property developer, Pragma Homes, has several completed properties available right now. If you’re not ready to buy and settle right away, then talk to our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

By purchasing a Pragma property, … View more
Hamilton’s well-known and trusted property developer, Pragma Homes, has several completed properties available right now. If you’re not ready to buy and settle right away, then talk to our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

By purchasing a Pragma property, you're not just buying a property; you're investing in a thriving community and positioning yourself for future growth and prosperity.

Don’t delay! Contact us today and let us turn your homeownership dreams into reality!
Find out more

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3 days ago

Free Reiki session

Claudia from Remuera

Free Reiki session.

Free

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6 days ago

Mates always talking footy?

Canterbury Rugby

At Canterbury Rugby, we’re putting our money where your mouth is!

Refer a friend that becomes a registered referee, and you’ll each score ONE HUNDRED BUCKS!

Head to the link below and start REF… erring your mates.

Because the game you love needs you and your mate!
Put them to the test

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3 days ago

Stop paying too much!

The Team from NZ Compare

The affordability of everyday items just keeps increasing!
If it’s not the petrol prices, it’s the cost of food, insurance or rates and let’s not get started on mortgage interest costs!

From our recent poll, it shows that over half of people are paying more than a 6% mortgage interest … View more
The affordability of everyday items just keeps increasing!
If it’s not the petrol prices, it’s the cost of food, insurance or rates and let’s not get started on mortgage interest costs!

From our recent poll, it shows that over half of people are paying more than a 6% mortgage interest rate. Home loan interest rates don't stay the same for long these days and it’s causing many households to feel stressed out.

Could you be saving thousands of dollars a year? If you don't check, you don't know. Get a FREE mortgage health check through Money Compare and find out. If you could save money, why wouldn’t you right?!

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3 days ago

State Highway 2

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport

From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until early June, weather permitting.

Throughout the works, one side of the road will be closed a time, day and night, all week. Light vehicles will need to detour down Dixon Street, … View more
From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until early June, weather permitting.

Throughout the works, one side of the road will be closed a time, day and night, all week. Light vehicles will need to detour down Dixon Street, and heavy vehicles to detour at Ngaumutawa Road.
Find out more

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10 days ago

ADOPTION OPEN DAY AT SPCA THIS SATURDAY, 25% OFF ADOPTION FEES 13-28 APRIL

The Team from SPCA Auckland - Centres & Op Shops

Why adopt from SPCA? Because all our animals come desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, health checked, and prepared for their life as a pet by our staff and foster families.

With expert advice, 3 months free pet insurance, and Purina discount vouchers included, our adoptions are not only … View more
Why adopt from SPCA? Because all our animals come desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, health checked, and prepared for their life as a pet by our staff and foster families.

With expert advice, 3 months free pet insurance, and Purina discount vouchers included, our adoptions are not only affordable but also provide everything your new friend needs to thrive. And between 13-28 April only, our adoption fees are 25% off!

Visit one of our Centres on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13 April, or apply online to arrange a private meet-and-greet. Help us Clear the Shelters these school holidays!

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8 days ago

Poll: Where is this mural in Manukau?

Manukau Heart of the South

"Pretty Piwakawaka playing in Pōhutukawa on Polka Dots" is a vibrant new mural on a chorus box in Manukau created by local artist Paula Green. Have you seen it? Click the Find out More button for the correct answer on Manukau: Heart of the South's facebook page. Find out more

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Where is this mural in Manukau?
  • 13.9% Manukau Supa Centa
    13.9% Complete
  • 55.6% Hayman Park
    55.6% Complete
  • 25% 19 Lambie Drive
    25% Complete
  • 5.6% on the Rainbow's End rollercoaster
    5.6% Complete
36 votes
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3 days ago

What's On: St Heliers Mens Probus Club

John from St Heliers

Speaker this Month is Professor Thor Besier. Professor Besier will be speaking about the latest research the Bioengineering Institute as this applies to the bones in the human body
St Heliers Mens Probus Club
  • St Heliers Bowling Club Rooms
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