50 days ago

Pohutukawas are in bloom

Amy Rope from Remuera Rise by LifeCare Residences

You may have noticed the beautiful Pohutukawa tree flowers are in full bloom ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŽ„

We all know this iconic Kiwi Christmas tree is an important symbol for New Zealanders at home and abroad. But did you know "Pohutukawa and its cousin rata also hold a prominent place in Maori tradition. Legends tell of Tawhaki, a young Maori warrior, who attempted to find heaven to seek help in avenging the death of his father. He fell to earth and the crimson flowers are said to represent his blood."

Find out more facts about the Pohutukawa tree by clicking the link

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2 hours ago

Granny flat or similar

Erica from Parnell

Looking for a granny flat type of place in parnell. Must be unfurnished, must be Parnell. And will need to have a car park.
Thank you
Regards
Erica

2 hours ago

Flatmate wanted Parnell

Lynn from Parnell

Iโ€™m looking for a flatmate , mature, good sense of humour, easy going.
About me, I enjoy a vino, relaxing with family n friends. Give me a txt or phone on 0272817550.
Cheers Lynn

3 days ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?