West Harbour, Auckland

38 minutes ago

Contactless sales available

Lyndelle P. from Red Cross Shop Henderson

We have our store all ready and waiting for all our customers. We can do contactless sales if you desire something from our store Eftpos sales only. Thank you

Come and view our windows at:
Red Cross Superstore
435 Great North Road, Henderson
(09) 8351152

20 hours ago

😷😷Please wear your mask😷😷

Fiona from Henderson

Sadly, we've reached a new high of positive Covid results today, absolutely shocking and so very disappointing.
We've all read the posters telling us to wear our mask (and social distance) since way back when all of this Covid stuff started.
We've all heard the various Government … View more
Sadly, we've reached a new high of positive Covid results today, absolutely shocking and so very disappointing.
We've all read the posters telling us to wear our mask (and social distance) since way back when all of this Covid stuff started.
We've all heard the various Government departments and media platforms telling us the exact same message, hell even our leader has told us to do this almost on a daily message as so many people just haven't got the message yet.
And yet ... so many people won't because they can't be bothered or they will refuse to do so spouting this, that or the other.
Now, unless they are medically signed off proving that they can't wear a mask for medial reasons, there is absolute no reason whatsoever for them to not be wearing a mask
Also, if they are wearing a mask - there are those who are wearing it incorrectly which is in effect a waste of time wearing one then.
We are all clever enough to know that wearing a mask will not stop the virus, but it sure as hell will slow down the transmission of it between each other.
The masks are to protect each other, your family, my family, everyone's family.
I have included a couple of pics to remind all of us how to wear the mask correctly, even one for the cat lovers - lol
While I'm here, when you dispose of the masks, please, PLEASE dispose of them correctly.
I'm fed up seeing them disposed of all over the place now e.g. gutters, people's gardens, thrown out of the car windows etc ... replacing the takeaways rubbish we used to see before lockdown.
Those poor people who have to come up behind you and pick them up, putting their lives at risk, all because you were too lazy to put your mask in the rubbish bin.
PLEASE dispose of them correctly in the rubbish bins and don't forget to sanitise your hands afterwards.
😷 😷 😷 😷 😷 😷 😷

1 day ago

LOCKDOWN

Linda from Henderson

UNBELIEVABLE!!. When is this ever going to end? Come November 1st, no doubt there will still be ongoing restrictions to our freedom.
What I resent so much, is that those of us who have been vacccinated for months, played the game, did every thing we were meant to, and still we are locked down.
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UNBELIEVABLE!!. When is this ever going to end? Come November 1st, no doubt there will still be ongoing restrictions to our freedom.
What I resent so much, is that those of us who have been vacccinated for months, played the game, did every thing we were meant to, and still we are locked down.
All these Govt. promises that when Auckland reaches 90% vaccination we will have more freedom. What a joke. 89% vacccinated, how can it take until 1st November to vaccinate 1%.
I am so angry at all these months of being dictated to as to how I can live my life. Or not live it, might be more accurate!

13 hours ago

Calling all creative minds today

Stuff

Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and … View more
Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and on Stuff. Entries close Friday 22 October.
Find out more

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17 hours ago

Property investors are selling off

Raj Bhonsle from Raj Bhonsle Residential & Commercial Universal

Property investors are selling off older properties to buy newer ones as they look to manage investments against changes to tax rules and healthy homes standards.

Hamilton-based Lodge Real Estate managing director Jeremy O'Rourke, said the trend has been noticeable over the past few months.
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Property investors are selling off older properties to buy newer ones as they look to manage investments against changes to tax rules and healthy homes standards.

Hamilton-based Lodge Real Estate managing director Jeremy O'Rourke, said the trend has been noticeable over the past few months.
Source - Newhub
Government is proposing that interest on a mortgage on a residential investment property acquired before 27 March this year will be phased out gradually until 31 March, 2025.www.newshub.co.nz...

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4 days ago

MY LOCAL LIKE.

Peter from Henderson

MIKE JACKSON VECHICLE SERVICING.I have been using this
service for many years, in fact even
longer since mike jackson who started it up was still running it.
great people great service
great fair prices.
THEY ARE THE BEST.🙂👾🐕🙊

1 day ago

Beloved primary school teacher dies from cancer

Melanie Earley Reporter from North Harbour News

Kia ora neighbours, some sad news for the community, a former teacher at Whenuapai Primary School has died from cancer.

Janine Robson was a “well-loved” teacher at Greenhithe School on Auckland's North Shore. She had previously taught at Whenuapai Primary School.

On October 11, Robson … View more
Kia ora neighbours, some sad news for the community, a former teacher at Whenuapai Primary School has died from cancer.

Janine Robson was a “well-loved” teacher at Greenhithe School on Auckland's North Shore. She had previously taught at Whenuapai Primary School.

On October 11, Robson died after being diagnosed with leukemia in December 2019.

Read the full story at the link below.

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1 day ago

Here's a cool idea for communicating with your neighbours without technology or breaching alert level rules...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while … View more
Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while also looking out for others in your community.

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1 day ago

Calling all creative minds today

Stuff

Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and … View more
Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and on Stuff. Entries close Friday 22 October.
Find out more

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1 day ago

😄🤔Sitting back and remembering ... 🤔😄

Fiona from Henderson

This last year and a half has been a real eye opener and an even bigger test of my patience.
So many things were unable to be done, so many family and friends haven't been seen face to face since ... hell I don't even remember.
All I can say is thank goodness for WhatsApp, Face Time and … View more
This last year and a half has been a real eye opener and an even bigger test of my patience.
So many things were unable to be done, so many family and friends haven't been seen face to face since ... hell I don't even remember.
All I can say is thank goodness for WhatsApp, Face Time and Zoom calls.
We normally go on holiday every 2 years after saving our backsides off and going without so much, but we haven't been able to for 3 years or so now.
So I was skimming through my passport/s, remembering the good ol' days (Ahh ... Croatia , I miss you so much).
This got me to thinking, "What did I do in 2020?"
Then it hit me ... this is what I did for so much of 2020 ... (pic attached) and 2021 seems to be pretty much the same 😉😄😄🤣🤣🤣

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1 day ago

Happy National Gardening Week! 👩‍🌾🍅

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our … View more
This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our hapori.

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3 days ago

Your Local Trusted Plumber.

Nick from White Rose Plumbing

Hi neighbours,

We have some time become available this week due to material delays on our sites....
If you having any plumbing jobs that require attention feel free to get in touch with us!
Check out our facebook and instagram pages to see the standard of our work.

I look forward to hearing from… View more
Hi neighbours,

We have some time become available this week due to material delays on our sites....
If you having any plumbing jobs that require attention feel free to get in touch with us!
Check out our facebook and instagram pages to see the standard of our work.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Nick
White Rose Plumbing

www.instagram.com...
www.facebook.com...
www.whiteroseplumbing.co.nz...

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2 days ago

Uniden 3135 +1 Phones

Peter from Henderson

Uniden 5135+1 land line phones.
box shows 3 phones ,.but one lost, only 2 phones
1 base, with answering, 2 sub bases,
no longer being used , great condition,
new batteries ,
extra bases which gives you two extra place to place your phones,
wasted sitting in my cupboard, so priced to go to a good … View more
Uniden 5135+1 land line phones.
box shows 3 phones ,.but one lost, only 2 phones
1 base, with answering, 2 sub bases,
no longer being used , great condition,
new batteries ,
extra bases which gives you two extra place to place your phones,
wasted sitting in my cupboard, so priced to go to a good home,
good company, while in lockdown, ring around ,talk to your friends
pick up henderson heights
contactless pick up,

Price: $15

6 days ago

Poll: Have you witnessed violence/antisocial behaviour on public transport?

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours,

A new text service will make it easier to report incidents of violence and antisocial behaviour on buses and trains.

Mayor Phil Goff said a number of recent incidents have prompted Auckland Transport to launch the service in collaboration with Crime Stoppers NZ.

Passengers … View more
Hi neighbours,

A new text service will make it easier to report incidents of violence and antisocial behaviour on buses and trains.

Mayor Phil Goff said a number of recent incidents have prompted Auckland Transport to launch the service in collaboration with Crime Stoppers NZ.

Passengers who witness an incident of anti-social behaviour, tagging, crime or fare evasion can text details of the incident to 4030.

AT will then look into the issue and may deploy staff to investigate further.

Have you witnessed violence/antisocial behaviour on public transport?

If so, please share your experience!

Have you witnessed violence/antisocial behaviour on public transport?
  • 52.8% Yes
    52.8% Complete
  • 47.2% No
    47.2% Complete
267 votes
3 days ago

Looking for a job?

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And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our … View more
Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our CV Builder tool to create a professional CV with the right information to get the attention of employers.

Check out our CV builder here. Or keep an eye on our Job Board for new opportunities!
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