Point Chevalier, Auckland

Paint it Pink

Paint it Pink

Help us raise funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

6 days ago

Poll: Have you ever been bullied?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

People associate bullying with children in schools, but it can actually stretch beyond childhood to workplaces or neighbourhoods.

This Friday is Pink Shirt Day, which began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying after a new student was harassed for wearing … View more
People associate bullying with children in schools, but it can actually stretch beyond childhood to workplaces or neighbourhoods.

This Friday is Pink Shirt Day, which began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying after a new student was harassed for wearing pink. People across the globe are now encouraged to wear pink on this day to take a stand against bullying and promote inclusivity.

Have you or your whānau ever experienced bullying? Share your thoughts on Pink Shirt Day below.

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

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Have you ever been bullied?
  • 79.9% Yes
    79.9% Complete
  • 19.7% No
    19.7% Complete
  • 0.4% Other - I'll share below
    0.4% Complete
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1 day ago

Well being this winter

Uma from Avondale

Hello neighbors
I have been teaching wellbeing activities at Avondale Community centre for the last 10 years every Saturday morning 8.30 to 9. 30 am
It includes yoga acupressure energy healing relaxation and meditation
$10 covers expenses for hall etc
Be a part of this beautiful group and … View more
Hello neighbors
I have been teaching wellbeing activities at Avondale Community centre for the last 10 years every Saturday morning 8.30 to 9. 30 am
It includes yoga acupressure energy healing relaxation and meditation
$10 covers expenses for hall etc
Be a part of this beautiful group and make new friends
Uma Chopra
Avondale Yoga

1 day ago

Auckland’s Long-term Plan strikes a balance on 10-year investment

The Team from Auckland Council

Yesterday, we approved our proposed Long-term Plan 2024-2034 – including prioritised investment in transport and water, fairer funding for communities and an Auckland Future Fund.

Find out more details on what this plan includes by clicking on 'Read More'.

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1 day ago

What is your favourite bedtime snack?

Beds4U Avondale

What's your ultimate bedtime indulgence? Complete the sentence: 'The best bedtime snack is______.' Comment below and let's share our favourite treats for a dreamy night's sleep!

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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!
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1 day ago

A4 posters

Toni from Avondale

For a gaming enthusiast!

Free

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1 day ago

The road reconstruction works on State Highway 2

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport

The road reconstruction works on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton have been progressing well. The works will finish 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 … View more
The road reconstruction works on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton have been progressing well. The works will finish 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.

Visit for more information.
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8 days ago

Neighbourly Q&A: Renting rights with CAB's Sacha Green

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We are continuing our Q&A sessions on Neighbourly. This week we have the amazing Sacha Green from Citizens Advice Bureau New Zealand (CABNZ) who will be answering your questions about your renting rights.

A little bit about Sacha:
She has been working for CABNZ for 10 years and is … View more
We are continuing our Q&A sessions on Neighbourly. This week we have the amazing Sacha Green from Citizens Advice Bureau New Zealand (CABNZ) who will be answering your questions about your renting rights.

A little bit about Sacha:
She has been working for CABNZ for 10 years and is passionate about empowering people with knowledge of their rights as well as ensuring access to justice.

She helps support the team of over 2,000 trained volunteers who deliver the CAB service in 80 neighbourhoods around Aotearoa by providing advice and support at a national level on a wide range of issues. One of Sacha’s work areas is leading the CAB’s social justice work on housing and tenancy issues.

Whether you're a flatmate, landlord, boarder or flatmate, you can leave a comment below and Sacha will share an answer on Wednesday from 9.30am. You may want to ask about notice periods, bond fulfillment, reasonable rent increases, or even whose responsibility it is to deal with mould in the home.

Join Sacha here on Wednesday at 9.30am. See you then!.

⇩ Share your question below ⇩

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1 day ago

How tech-enhanced learning is empowering Kiwi kids

NZ Lotto

Mobile classrooms teach more than 200,000 tamariki annually across Aotearoa

Life Education Trust New Zealand has been a beacon of empowerment for Kiwi children and youth for over 35 years. Through innovative teaching programmes, this trust has touched the lives of tamariki and rangatahi across … View more
Mobile classrooms teach more than 200,000 tamariki annually across Aotearoa

Life Education Trust New Zealand has been a beacon of empowerment for Kiwi children and youth for over 35 years. Through innovative teaching programmes, this trust has touched the lives of tamariki and rangatahi across the country, helping them grow and thrive. Supported by funding from Te Puna Tahua Lottery Grants Board, through funds raised by Lotto New Zealand players, Life Education Trust's initiatives - including the renowned ‘Healthy Harold’ programme - have been instrumental in shaping the educational landscape in Aotearoa.

With mobile classrooms traversing the nation, Life Education Trust reaches over 200,000 tamariki every year, bringing quality education to various communities. The unique approach of using specialist educators and Harold the giraffe mascot creates a safe and engaging learning environment.

Life Education Trust is set to launch Harold's Studio this year. This new endeavour will leverage technology to deliver Healthy Harold lessons through online platforms, showcasing the trust's commitment to evolving and enhancing its educational offerings to meet the changing needs of tamariki.

One hundred percent of Lotto New Zealand’s profits go back to support thousands of great causes all over Aotearoa. So, every time you play any Lotto NZ game, it’s a win for our communities, and it’s a win for our tamariki.

Read more Local Grants recipient stories.
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2 days ago

Youth Week - POP UP MOVIE !!!!

Clutha District Youth Council

🍿 It’s all GO for our Youth Week pop-up movie screening of Footloose on Friday 24 May 2024! 🎥

📍 Location: Telford Equine Area, 498 Owaka Highway (parking available)
⏰ Time: doors open 6.30pm, movie starts 7.00pm

🎟 Admission: canned food item/s, which will all be collected … View more
🍿 It’s all GO for our Youth Week pop-up movie screening of Footloose on Friday 24 May 2024! 🎥

📍 Location: Telford Equine Area, 498 Owaka Highway (parking available)
⏰ Time: doors open 6.30pm, movie starts 7.00pm

🎟 Admission: canned food item/s, which will all be collected and donated back to our local food hub
🍔 Food: bring some cash, we will have some awesome food trucks selling their goods in the evening (keep an eye out for an upcoming giveaway 👀)
Bring the whānau, or your friends, and enjoy a night under the Telford Equine roof! Rug up warm, and bring your beanbags, chairs, cushions and blankets✨ (This event is 12+)
HUGE thanks to our superstar sponsors for helping make this event possible!!
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3 days ago

What's On: French Bay Table Tennis Club

Shane from Epsom

Table Tennis club meets on Tuesday nights, 7.30pm – 9.30pm. All welcome. $15 per player per night. For further information please contact Bryce ph. 027 2219726
French Bay Table Tennis Club
  • St Vianney Catholic Church Hall
3 days ago

Check it before you chuck it

Auckland Council

Keep vapes, batteries and electrical devices out of your bin. Find out more

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3 days ago

What's On: Central Table Tennis Club

Shane from Epsom

Table tennis club meets every Monday night from 7-10pm. All welcome. $14 per player per night. For more information contact Ebi ph. (021) 083 09994.
Central Table Tennis Club
  • Auckland Table Tennis Stadium
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3 days ago

Porirua Has Talent Hits Town:

Porirua Women and Family Centre

Dance, Sing, Shine!
There’s a buzz and excitement is rising – Porirua Has Talent has landed, and registrations are open.
That’s the word from Kylie Anderson, Team Leader Porirua Women and Family Centre, who says students visited at local schools can’t wait to sign up.
“They’re just … View more
Dance, Sing, Shine!
There’s a buzz and excitement is rising – Porirua Has Talent has landed, and registrations are open.
That’s the word from Kylie Anderson, Team Leader Porirua Women and Family Centre, who says students visited at local schools can’t wait to sign up.
“They’re just so excited about the chance to show off their talents and take part in something really positive for the city.
From singing in the shower to back flips in the garden – talented young people all over town have been showing off to friends and family for years now’s the chance to take this to the big stage.
Porirua Mayor Anita Baker says she is delighted that the Porirua Women and Family centre is providing a platform for young people to shine.

Registrations are open to anyone from Porirua aged 5 to 25.
* Register online by 14th June 2024.
* Numbers are limited so get in quick.

Auditions are being held in the July school holidays with online auditions available for those who can’t make it in person. The quarter, semi, and grand finals will be held in August and September.
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3 days ago

NCEA English, History, Japanese Tutor

Gabriel from Point Chevalier

I have a few spots available for Japanese, English and History tutoring. For Japanese, complete beginner to intermediate learners welcome. I am an honours student with a BA in Linguistics and Japanese from UOA and have just completed a full immersion semester at Tokyo Uni for Foreign students. I … View moreI have a few spots available for Japanese, English and History tutoring. For Japanese, complete beginner to intermediate learners welcome. I am an honours student with a BA in Linguistics and Japanese from UOA and have just completed a full immersion semester at Tokyo Uni for Foreign students. I also studied English and History to the AP (Advanced Placement) level at a prep school in the USA. Happy to look at daytime slots for home schoolers so please reach out. Teaching at your place or mine in Point Chevalier. Half hour lessons are $30. Happy to do one hour sessions if you prefer. Pm me for more info. Thanks, Gabe.

4 days ago

Top cash paid !!!

Car Removal Auckland

Dead or alive we pay cash for any unwanted cars, Vans, Trucks, 4x4, and Ute's.

Call our free phone 0800 333 314 now for a free appraisal or text to 021 303 903

Locally owned and Operated
Enquire now

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3 days ago

What's On: Communicare Volunteer Drivers Needed

Communicare from Royal Oak

We are currently seeking volunteer drivers to assist with transporting our members to and from our Friendship Groups located in Mt Roskill and Hillsborough. Email office@communicare.org.nz for more details
Communicare Volunteer Drivers Needed
  • St David's-in-the-Fields
4 days ago

Prices Dropped on selected properties!

Pragma Homes

With an increase in enquiries and less properties available to purchase, now is the best time to enter the Hamilton property market. If you need more time to save for a deposit, or waiting for the interest rate to drop, then you need to get in touch with our Sales Team about upcoming … View moreWith an increase in enquiries and less properties available to purchase, now is the best time to enter the Hamilton property market. If you need more time to save for a deposit, or waiting for the interest rate to drop, then you need to get in touch with our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

Only pay 5% to 10% deposit now, and the balance on completion. “2025” properties now available! Don’t delay! Contact us today and let’s turn your homeownership dreams into a reality!
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3 days ago

Here's How to Choose the Perfect Headboard for Your Queen Bed in NZ

A good night's sleep starts with the right environment, and a stylish headboard can transform your bedroom into a cozy retreat.

In New Zealand, the quest for the perfect headboard blends aesthetics with functionality, offering various options to suit any taste.

This blog will assist you… View more
A good night's sleep starts with the right environment, and a stylish headboard can transform your bedroom into a cozy retreat.

In New Zealand, the quest for the perfect headboard blends aesthetics with functionality, offering various options to suit any taste.

This blog will assist you in enhancing your sleep space: stylish headboard options for queen beds in NZ.


Headboard Options: A Touch of Personality

Selecting a headboard with personality for your queen bed means considering style, material, and colour to reflect your unique taste.

This choice not only impacts the look of your bedroom but also expresses your style.

Whether you're drawn to the classic elegance of a wooden headboard, the sleek appeal of a metal frame, or the cozy comfort of an upholstered design, the right headboard acts as a bedroom centrepiece.

Style Variety. Choose from traditional, contemporary, or avant-garde designs to match your bedroom’s theme.

Material Matters. Wood, metal, fabric, and leather options offer different textures and vibes.

Colour Choices. Select from a broad palette to complement or contrast with your bedroom decor.

Custom Designs. Tailor-made headboards allow for a personalised touch, fitting your aesthetic and functional requirements.

Functional Features. Consider headboards with built-in shelves or lighting to combine style with practicality.

When selecting a headboard, consider the size of your room, the height of your ceiling, and the colour scheme of your space.

A large, bold headboard can make a statement in a spacious room, while a simpler design might be better for a compact space.

Installing a new headboard can be a straightforward DIY project. Most designs easily attach to the bed frame or wall.

Regular maintenance will keep your headboard looking fresh; fabric options may require occasional cleaning, while wood and metal might need dusting or polishing.

Design Trends in Queen Beds

For those seeking headboard options for queen beds in NZ, current trends lean towards statement pieces that act as the bedroom's focal point.

Bold colours, intricate patterns, or extended heights can create a dramatic effect, while simpler designs in neutral tones complement a minimalist décor.

Don't be afraid to mix and match styles and materials.

A rustic wooden headboard can look surprisingly chic against a modern interior, and a vintage metal design can add character to a contemporary room.

The key is to find a balance that speaks to your aesthetic and complements the overall design of your bedroom.

Function Meets Style

Finding a design that offers both functionality and style is essential when choosing a headboard for your queen bed.

A well-chosen headboard can provide support for reading or watching TV in bed while also enhancing the room's décor.

Look for headboards with features that meet your lifestyle needs without compromising aesthetics.

Supportive Structure. Ideal for comfortable reading and lounging in bed.

Aesthetic Appeal. Complements the bedroom's design and atmosphere.

Storage Solutions. Some headboards include built-in storage for convenience.

Sound Insulation. Upholstered options can help to reduce noise.

Versatility. Choose a headboard that can adapt to changing decor styles and needs.

Where to Find the Best Headboard Options

Exploring local furniture stores and online marketplaces can reveal many headboard options.

Custom furniture makers in New Zealand also offer bespoke designs, providing a unique solution that can perfectly match your space and style.

Transforming Your Sleep Space with the Right Headboard

Upgrading your queen bed with a stylish headboard from Beds4U will enhance the aesthetic of your bedroom and promise a comfort upgrade. This ensures that your bedroom is not just a place to sleep but a stylish retreat tailored to your taste.

Visit Beds4U to discover the perfect headboard that complements your style and meets your needs.

With our diverse headboard options, you can transform your sleep space into a luxurious haven.

4 days ago

It's all about ideas at the Auckland Home and Garden Show

Jade Promotions

It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge … View more
It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge variety for your homes, gardens and lifestyle. Featuring everything Kitchens, Bathrooms, Landscaping & Plants, Home Maintenance, Flooring, Tiny Homes, Spas, Homewares, an 'Art in the Park' feature and more!

Join Resident Builder Peter Wolfkamp on Saturday and Sunday at one of the free Ask an Expert sessions. Enjoy a delicious variety of street food, get creative with Resene Paint a Pot, and SO MUCH more! There is something for everyone at the Show.

Save the date in your diaries: 24 - 26 May at the Auckland Home & Garden Show

Fri & Sat 10 5, Sun 10 – 4
Eden Park
Adults $5
Gold Card Friday $2.50
Under 16 free
Find out more

3 days ago

Amateur photographer wanted

Rebecca from Point Chevalier

Good morning neighbourly
Would there be any amateur photographers looking to gain experience or practice that would be interested in doing a shoot with me and my 13 year old Jack Russell? I can't pay much but he's nearing the end and I would love to have a statement photo as a memory
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Good morning neighbourly
Would there be any amateur photographers looking to gain experience or practice that would be interested in doing a shoot with me and my 13 year old Jack Russell? I can't pay much but he's nearing the end and I would love to have a statement photo as a memory
0212758886. Thanks so much

4 days ago

It's all about ideas at the Auckland Home and Garden Show

Jade Promotions

It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge … View more
It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge variety for your homes, gardens and lifestyle. Featuring everything Kitchens, Bathrooms, Landscaping & Plants, Home Maintenance, Flooring, Tiny Homes, Spas, Homewares, an 'Art in the Park' feature and more!

Join Resident Builder Peter Wolfkamp on Saturday and Sunday at one of the free Ask an Expert sessions. Enjoy a delicious variety of street food, get creative with Resene Paint a Pot, and SO MUCH more! There is something for everyone at the Show.

Save the date in your diaries: 24 - 26 May at the Auckland Home & Garden Show

Fri & Sat 10 5, Sun 10 – 4
Eden Park
Adults $5
Gold Card Friday $2.50
Under 16 free
Find out more

3 days ago

What's On: Native Plant Walk&Talk (Free Workshop)

Adrian from Albany Heights

FREE interactive workshop strolling through the Kaipara countryside; presented by KMR, who will explain the challenges facing it and the ecological remediation work being undertaken by them. Booking recommended: 094205655-OR-email-info@kaiparacoast.co.nz
Native Plant Walk&Talk (Free Workshop)
  • Kaipara Coast Plant Centre & Sculpture Gardens
4 days ago

It's all about ideas at the Auckland Home and Garden Show

Jade Promotions

It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge … View more
It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge variety for your homes, gardens and lifestyle. Featuring everything Kitchens, Bathrooms, Landscaping & Plants, Home Maintenance, Flooring, Tiny Homes, Spas, Homewares, an 'Art in the Park' feature and more!

Join Resident Builder Peter Wolfkamp on Saturday and Sunday at one of the free Ask an Expert sessions. Enjoy a delicious variety of street food, get creative with Resene Paint a Pot, and SO MUCH more! There is something for everyone at the Show.

Save the date in your diaries: 24 - 26 May at the Auckland Home & Garden Show

Fri & Sat 10 5, Sun 10 – 4
Eden Park
Adults $5
Gold Card Friday $2.50
Under 16 free
Find out more

4 days ago

Free Scooter

Gizella from Mount Albert

The scooter is in good condition. Pick up Mt Albert

Free

4 days ago

It's all about ideas at the Auckland Home and Garden Show

Jade Promotions

It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge … View more
It’s all about idea’s, inspiration, innovation and exclusive show specials at the Auckland Home and Garden Show on from the 24 - 26 May at Eden Park! Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with 170+ exhibitors showcasing a huge variety for your homes, gardens and lifestyle. Featuring everything Kitchens, Bathrooms, Landscaping & Plants, Home Maintenance, Flooring, Tiny Homes, Spas, Homewares, an 'Art in the Park' feature and more!

Join Resident Builder Peter Wolfkamp on Saturday and Sunday at one of the free Ask an Expert sessions. Enjoy a delicious variety of street food, get creative with Resene Paint a Pot, and SO MUCH more! There is something for everyone at the Show.

Save the date in your diaries: 24 - 26 May at the Auckland Home & Garden Show

Fri & Sat 10 5, Sun 10 – 4
Eden Park
Adults $5
Gold Card Friday $2.50
Under 16 free
Find out more

4 days ago

Cardboard boxes

Gizella from Mount Albert

Moving boxes available. Different sizes. Pick up Mt Albert.

Free

4 days ago

Street Appeal: Support Mary Potter Hospice!

Mary Potter Hospice

Help us be there for patients and their whānau when and where they need hospice care.

Please support Mary Potter Hospice's Appeal this May. On Thursday 16 and Saturday 18 May there'll be close to a thousand volunteers wearing Mary Potter Hospice bibs and holding collection buckets … View more
Help us be there for patients and their whānau when and where they need hospice care.

Please support Mary Potter Hospice's Appeal this May. On Thursday 16 and Saturday 18 May there'll be close to a thousand volunteers wearing Mary Potter Hospice bibs and holding collection buckets across the streets of Wellington, Porirua, and Kāpiti.

Please donate and help keep palliative care free for our local communities. Thank you!
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5 days ago

Stand together in tough times

Manaaki Tāngata | Victim Support

There's strength in community, especially when times are hard. Victim Support is here to ensure that nobody faces the aftermath of crime, suicide or traumatic events alone. But we need you! Bring your unique life experiences to the table and join us in meaningful work that changes lives.

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There's strength in community, especially when times are hard. Victim Support is here to ensure that nobody faces the aftermath of crime, suicide or traumatic events alone. But we need you! Bring your unique life experiences to the table and join us in meaningful work that changes lives.

By volunteering with us, you can make a real difference, helping victims stay informed, safe, and empowered. Volunteer today and do good in the dark times.

With heartfelt thanks,
The Victim Support Team
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6 days ago

The mobile breast screen unit is coming to Otaki

Mid Central DHB

Now in Otaki until 22nd May

The site is located at Ngā Purapura, 145 Tasman Road, Otaki.

Click here to book an appointment or call us at 0800 270 200.
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