Totara Vale, Auckland

13 hours ago

Do you get our free gardening ezine?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a … View more
In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a year-round food supply. Plus go in the draw for fertiliser and soil enhancer from Fodda and there’s another chance to win Mr Fothergill’s ultimate garden pack.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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30 minutes ago

Become a detective at Auckland Museum

The Team from Auckland Museum

Follow clues and discover which stories are fact or fake with the kids these school holidays! Start our free trail by grabbing a free copy of The Tāmaki Truth from the Museum entrance and guide yourself through the Museum to reveal secrets and stories.

Free with Museum entry, running until … View more
Follow clues and discover which stories are fact or fake with the kids these school holidays! Start our free trail by grabbing a free copy of The Tāmaki Truth from the Museum entrance and guide yourself through the Museum to reveal secrets and stories.

Free with Museum entry, running until Sunday 11 October – read more here.
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1 day ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve … View more
Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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9 hours ago

Bupa Hugh Green Retirement Village Open Day this Sunday!

Bupa Hugh Green Retirement Village

Come along to our Open Day on Saturday from 11 AM - 1 PM and see what life is like at a Bupa Retirement Village. Ask about our $15k Harvey Norman spending spree promotion for your new home!

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9 hours ago

School Holiday

Anne from Unsworth Heights

Hi Neighbours, any activities on school holiday for our teens?

10 hours ago

New Season Stock out now!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Wairau Park

Hi Neighbours,
Spring is here! Head down to your nearest Red Cross Shop and check out our new season stock!
We can't wait to see you!

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14 hours ago

Property Maintenance - Renovations - Bathrooms - Kitchens

Geoff from Total Property Maintenace

Our team at Total Property Maintenance can help you with all your renovation needs, should it be a bathroom a new kitchen or a general renovation it may even be a new deck or a fence. LBP builder on hand to deliver your next project. Make sure you give Grant a call for all your property maintenance… View moreOur team at Total Property Maintenance can help you with all your renovation needs, should it be a bathroom a new kitchen or a general renovation it may even be a new deck or a fence. LBP builder on hand to deliver your next project. Make sure you give Grant a call for all your property maintenance needs 021 054 4331 or give Craig a call on 022 155 1690 or check out our website www.total... and make a booking.

Negotiable

16 hours ago

Hospice Needs Your Help

Hazel from Windsor Funerals

Help Harbour Hospice raise vital funds AND support a family in need with a funeral package. Can you help us help a family whose loved one is dying? By donating to this page, you are not only helping Harbour Hospice raise vital funds, you’re also supporting a family in need to farewell their loved… View moreHelp Harbour Hospice raise vital funds AND support a family in need with a funeral package. Can you help us help a family whose loved one is dying? By donating to this page, you are not only helping Harbour Hospice raise vital funds, you’re also supporting a family in need to farewell their loved one without the worry of how to pay for their funeral.

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17 hours ago

What is double glazing?

RetroFit Double Glazing - Auckland North

What is double glazing? We’ve put together some information that might help you with your research if you're considering getting retrofit double glazing click here to read. If you’re interested, we offer a free no obligation quote click here or call us on 0800 658 658.

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19 hours ago

Paint a hat box

The Team from Resene ColorShop Wairau Park

Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most… View more
Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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1 day ago

Resene Cambridge needs help to return the shop's pet cat, Timmy.

Resene

Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul … View more
Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul Norfolk and wife Gloria had looked all over town for their favourite store cat, along with the shop’s manager, Kerry Mason, and her staff.

“Timmy is such an icon around Cambridge, everyone knows him as the Resene cat,” Gloria said.
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1 day ago

Franchise Available! A rewarding career getting Kiwi kids active!

Felicia from Totara Vale

As a Kelly Sports franchisee you’ll be part of a supportive network delivering top quality sports coaching to kids across New Zealand. You’ll be your own boss, work flexible hours and help set kids up for lifelong involvement in sports.
We have a franchise available for sale in the North Shore,… View more
As a Kelly Sports franchisee you’ll be part of a supportive network delivering top quality sports coaching to kids across New Zealand. You’ll be your own boss, work flexible hours and help set kids up for lifelong involvement in sports.
We have a franchise available for sale in the North Shore, a growing area within a growing industry.

Don’t miss this opportunity to build an exciting career and make a real difference in kids lives.

Contact : Tegan Adamson – 021 409 458 – tegan@kellysports.co.nz

Negotiable

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1 day ago

Bespoke Furniture Services | Nostalgia™

Callum from Terraspore

As time passes memories grow fonder and so do our connection towards the objects that fill them. Whether it be a stool or desk, we understand nostalgia is something to be cherished and protected.

Terraspore replicates your oddities by piecing together old photos or videos, then to be crafted from… View more
As time passes memories grow fonder and so do our connection towards the objects that fill them. Whether it be a stool or desk, we understand nostalgia is something to be cherished and protected.

Terraspore replicates your oddities by piecing together old photos or videos, then to be crafted from new material and restored to their former glory. Ready to create new memories once more.

The Process:

1. Initial consultation where we will collect as much information and resources as possible to paint a picture of your nostalgic item.

2. A detailed proposal will be tailored to your needs outlining deliverables, budget, and timeframes.

3. Ideation phase, where sketches are turned into 3D models, providing detailed 360° views of your design.

4. These models will be sent to manufacturing to be CNC'd, hand-crafted, assembled, delivered, and installed in your humble abode.

*This service is notexclusively limited to furniture, however must be conceivably replicable.

We are available every weekday until late, if this is a service you are interested in, please don't hesitate to contact us to book an initial design consultation or inquire for further information.

Ciao,
Callum Sutherland | Founder Terraspore Limited

4 days ago

Knitting needles

Jacqueline from Glenfield

Hi neighbours
I am looking 👀 for knitting needles🥢🧶 so if u are wanting to get rid of them please message me and I would gladly come pick them up.
Your help will be much appreciated.
Thank you.🤓
Jackie
0226761601

1 day ago

Bespoke Furniture Services | Emulate™

Callum from Terraspore

Problem & Solution:

Calling New Zealand home is a blessing nonetheless it's coupled with inaccessible or overpriced designer wares. We understand your desire for design quality and by utilizing modern technologies, we can emulate and manufacture almost anything with sustainable materials… View more
Problem & Solution:

Calling New Zealand home is a blessing nonetheless it's coupled with inaccessible or overpriced designer wares. We understand your desire for design quality and by utilizing modern technologies, we can emulate and manufacture almost anything with sustainable materials by local machinery and artisans.

The Process:

1. Connect with a professional designer for an initial one-on-one consultation to scope your project.

2. A detailed proposal will be tailored to your needs outlining deliverables, budget, and timeframes.

3. Ideation phase, where sketches are turned into 3D models, providing detailed 360° views of your design.

4. These models will be sent to manufacturing to be CNC'd, hand-crafted, assembled, delivered, and installed in your humble abode.

We are available every weekday until late, if this is a service you are interested in, please don't hesitate to contact us to book an initial design consultation or inquire for further information.

Attached below are images from Restoration Hardware which has been used as inspiration from past clients.

Ciao,
Callum Sutherland | Founder Terraspore Limited

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1 day ago

What's On: CAP Money Course

Trish from Hillcrest

Budget Spend Save. FREE fun, interactive course guides how to manage money well. Great for any income or life stage. Start Wed 21 Oct. Register Alastair 0274805871 www.capmoney.org
CAP Money Course
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