Newmarket, Auckland

15 hours ago

Poll: Are you in favour of the new cycleway being trialled in Auckland's CBD?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Cyclists will have additional spots to lock up their bikes with new facilities installed as part of a cycleway trial.

Project WAVE is a $1 million cycleway trial in the Viaduct Harbour to connect the Quay and Nelson Street cycleways that could have over a thousand daily users.

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Cyclists will have additional spots to lock up their bikes with new facilities installed as part of a cycleway trial.

Project WAVE is a $1 million cycleway trial in the Viaduct Harbour to connect the Quay and Nelson Street cycleways that could have over a thousand daily users.

Auckland Transport (AT) confirmed two new bike parking facilities able to accommodate 16 bikes have been installed as part of the trial, taking the total number of bike parks along the cycleway to 56.

The project is opposed by a group of residents and business owners.

The two new bike parking facilities are located on Customs Street West between Market Place and Lower Hobson Street. One is located near the Tepid Baths, and one is near O’Hagan’s bar.

The area now has enough space for around 56 bikes, as there were already existing facilities to accommodate 40 bikes before Project WAVE was implemented.

AT spokeswoman Natalie Polley said there are also numerous new bike parking facilities on Quay Street and in the new square as part of the Downtown project.

"That doesn’t even take into account bike parking at the ferry terminal, the AT Downtown Carpark and at many other locations on the Viaduct,” she said.
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Are you in favour of the new cycleway being trialled in Auckland's CBD?
  • 33.5% Yes
    33.5% Complete
  • 58.4% No
    58.4% Complete
  • 8.1% Undecided- it's too complex
    8.1% Complete
358 votes
2 hours ago

Meet Meadowbank’s lovely new Care Manager

Oceania Healthcare

Oceania has always believed in better and so does Meadowbank’s new Care Manager, Suzette Vorster.

Having worked in Aged Care for several years, Suzette’s favourite thing about her work has remained the same – giving back to those who’ve done so much for Aotearoa. “Our residents have a … View more
Oceania has always believed in better and so does Meadowbank’s new Care Manager, Suzette Vorster.

Having worked in Aged Care for several years, Suzette’s favourite thing about her work has remained the same – giving back to those who’ve done so much for Aotearoa. “Our residents have a lifetime of knowledge and have worked hard in often difficult times. I see it as such a privilege to be in a position to lead a team of people who are passionate about caring for them.”

Suzette’s recipe for great care is simple. “Great care means meeting a resident’s daily needs with empathy and warmth – to deliver the kind of care that anyone would want their Mum or Dad to have.”

She’s excited to take on a new challenge in our vibrant village beside Orakei Basin. “Meadowbank is a beautiful site– it’s a place anyone would feel proud to live in and a place families enjoy visiting. Our Care Suites provide a feeling of independence within the comfort and security of exceptional 24/7, round-the-clock care.” And her vision for Meadowbank goes beyond brick and mortar. “The heart of it is the people – staff who provide empathy and love, and residents who live their years to the fullest.”

To learn more about our Care Suites with Rest Home and Hospital level care, get in touch with Suzette today.
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2 hours ago

$69 Comprehensive Exam and X-Rays

ConfiDental Hillsborough

Hi neighbours. I'm Dr Siri and I'm a highly experienced dentist with a new approach to dentistry. We perform minimally invasive dentistry with advanced technologies like Cerec, Diagnodent, laser, and air abrasion. For our squeamish neighbours, we offer sedation for pain-free dentistry.

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Hi neighbours. I'm Dr Siri and I'm a highly experienced dentist with a new approach to dentistry. We perform minimally invasive dentistry with advanced technologies like Cerec, Diagnodent, laser, and air abrasion. For our squeamish neighbours, we offer sedation for pain-free dentistry.

We have a special new patient offer that includes a dental exam and x-ray for just $69, as well as flexible payment plans.

Come in for a free orthodontic/Invisalign consultation. We offer $1000 off Invisalign and free home whitening kit.

Check us out (you can book online!) or give us a call on (09) 625 1411 for further details. Spare 30 minutes of your time for an appointment and see for yourself why so many Aucklanders love us!

Find us at 150 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough.
* Does not apply to check-ups and cleans.
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1 day ago

Clean and empty all recycling items

The Team from Auckland Council

Learn what to do with your recycling before you place it in your recycling bin. All items to be recycled need to be clean and empty. Always remember when recycling if in doubt, leave it out.

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19 hours ago

Beautiful organic avocados for sale in Mt Eden

Louisa from Mount Eden

🥑 Freshly picked
🥑 $20 for large bag
🥑 $10 for small bag

These beauties will be ready in 5-7 days! Two laundry baskets full ready to collect now. PM me for address 🥑 all must go as we have too many from our tree!

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7 hours ago

Remuera Intermediate 1960 and 1961 Class photos

John from Remuera

Hi, did you or someone in your family, go to Remuera Intermediate in 1960 and 1961. I'm looking for class photos and any photos of sports teams at that time. I would like to come to your home and rephotograph the photos assuming I am in them. Two teachers I can recall whose classes I was in … View moreHi, did you or someone in your family, go to Remuera Intermediate in 1960 and 1961. I'm looking for class photos and any photos of sports teams at that time. I would like to come to your home and rephotograph the photos assuming I am in them. Two teachers I can recall whose classes I was in are Miss Isaacs and Mr Foy. I am into family history, and probably like many at that time, class photos were just about the only photos one had of themselves growing up. If you can help, I'd love to hear from you. John Oliver 021 848586, lifetimepromotions@xtra.co.nz

13 hours ago

Benefits of taking breaks

NumberWorks'nWords Remuera

As parents and educators, we know that a heavy workload and commitments can be stressful, so taking breaks is an essential part of learning. At NumberWorks’nWords, we ensure that breaks are scheduled into each students’ session.

Check out the full blog to explore the benefits of taking … View more
As parents and educators, we know that a heavy workload and commitments can be stressful, so taking breaks is an essential part of learning. At NumberWorks’nWords, we ensure that breaks are scheduled into each students’ session.

Check out the full blog to explore the benefits of taking breaks for learning and focus!

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10 days ago

1st Auckland Cavell Guide Unit Set to Celebrate Centenary

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Did you use to belong to the 1st Auckland Cavell Girl Guide Unit?

If so, the brigade wants to hear from you!

The 1st Auckland Cavell Girl Guide Unit turns 100 in July and is still seeking old girls to join the celebrations.

One of the first girl guide units to be formed in Auckland, the group is… View more
Did you use to belong to the 1st Auckland Cavell Girl Guide Unit?

If so, the brigade wants to hear from you!

The 1st Auckland Cavell Girl Guide Unit turns 100 in July and is still seeking old girls to join the celebrations.

One of the first girl guide units to be formed in Auckland, the group is gearing up to commemorate its centenary.

A social afternoon is planned for July 3, kicking off at 2pm with historic guiding activities such as knot tying and making arm slings.

Guests will be treated to afternoon tea and a birthday cake before photographs are taken of the girls.

The day will end with a singalong around the campfire.

The next day, a church parade will march through St Andrews Church, Epsom, where the unit has been meeting since 1921.

Parishioners are invited to a morning tea after the procession.

The unit, initially known as the St Andrew's Peace Scout Group, is believed to be the first guide company which has kept going since it was launched.

It all started when eighteen-year-old Mona Burgin wrote to the Dominion chief scout Colonel Cosgrove, a New Zealand Boer War veteran, asking about Girl Peace Scouts.

He arranged to meet her in Queen St, Auckland and wrote she would recognize him by the red flower in his buttonhole.

Soon after the meeting Burgin formed the troop on July 6.

Girl Peace Scouts wore khaki uniforms and the St Andrews troop wore a red open-ended tie.

In 1923, the Dominion Council became affiliated with the original Girls Guides Association in London.

*Former unit members can email cavellgirlguidesnz@gmail.com for details of the centenary.

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14 hours ago

Screen fencing

Mario from Kingsland

Free to a good home. Pick up today in Kingsland. Txt 021726891

Free

17 hours ago

What's On: Free rat trap handout

Jan from Glendowie

Protect native birds in your garden by despatching rats. Churchill Park carpark near Scout Hall, 19 Kinsale Avenue. Saturday June 5, 9am - 11am. Traps housed in protective wooden tunnels.
Free rat trap handout
  • Churchill Park
16 hours ago

Malicious email impersonating NZ Post circulating

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

New Zealand Post have published a warning to customers after several variations of a scam email were reported over the past 24 hours.

The email asks to correct personal details because of a failed parcel delivery.

The email directs the recipient to 'schedule a new delivery'. If any… View more
New Zealand Post have published a warning to customers after several variations of a scam email were reported over the past 24 hours.

The email asks to correct personal details because of a failed parcel delivery.

The email directs the recipient to 'schedule a new delivery'. If any individual has received these emails, NZ Post has advised to delete it immediately.

In a statement sent to Neighbourly, NZ Post confirmed that it had taken 24 websites offline in relation to the scam.

For more information on the scam, please see the NZ Post's Cyber Security Alerts page.

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19 hours ago

Signal Solutions

Abdol from TV Signal Solutions Ltd.

TV, WiFi and Cellphone signal Solutions.

Call/text; 0220746441
Email; info@tvsignalsolutions.co.nz

1 day ago

Get Out More and explore this Autumn!

Explore Central North Island

Want to hit the road and seeking inspiration to go somewhere new in the central North Island? Help is just a click away!

We’ve done the hard work for you creating over 60 fantastic breaks you can use to plan that quick weekend away, a short break, or take that long-awaited roadie.

We give … View more
Want to hit the road and seeking inspiration to go somewhere new in the central North Island? Help is just a click away!

We’ve done the hard work for you creating over 60 fantastic breaks you can use to plan that quick weekend away, a short break, or take that long-awaited roadie.

We give you the ideas – you just choose when and where, and pack the car. Time to get planning!
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1 day ago

GARAGE SALE Saturday 22 May !!

Emeline from Remuera

Hi,
We have a moving out sale this Saturday 22nd of May from 9am to 5pm. Everything must go !!
See us at 56 A Spencer Street, Remuera.

Negotiable

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1 day ago

GARAGE SALE Saturday 22 May !!

Emeline from Remuera

Hi,
We have a moving out sale this Saturday 22nd of May from 9am to 5 pm. Everything must go !
See us at 56 A Spencer Street, Remuera

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1 day ago

HausRoom: Downtempo / Organic House

Felipe from Orakei

Next weekend, on Sunday 23rd it's the new edition of HausRoom: Downtempo - Sunday Session. Low bpm house music, with elements of Latin, Afro and Middle Eastern music.
This is a daytime event at ParkedUp Beer Garden & Venue, in Victoria Park, Auckland.
On the line up :
- The amazing Marcos … View more
Next weekend, on Sunday 23rd it's the new edition of HausRoom: Downtempo - Sunday Session. Low bpm house music, with elements of Latin, Afro and Middle Eastern music.
This is a daytime event at ParkedUp Beer Garden & Venue, in Victoria Park, Auckland.
On the line up :
- The amazing Marcos Alonso / Marcos Alonso Producer/Dj from Wellington
- The downtempo queen Jodine Stodart / DJ Chikaa from Waiheke Island.
- The percussion guru Antonio Karam
- And myself Felipe Martinez 🙂

Facebook event link: www.facebook.com...
Ticket on Ticket Fairy:
www.ticketfairy.com...

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