Whenuapai & Herald Island, Auckland

14 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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1 hour 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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11 hours ago

New Season Stock out now!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Henderson

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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18 hours ago

What is double glazing?

RetroFit Double Glazing - Auckland West

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

KITCHEN ITEMS, BACKPACKS, BELTBAGS, MOTORBIKE GEAR,SUNHATS, CUTLERY Hair Straightener

Lorraine from Henderson

Logan & Mason Super King Duvet cover, $10 and super king fitted and flat sheets $5 each
Vacuum Food flask for hot foods (England) $5 Pumpkin Storage holder $5 Lazy Fish corkscrew $4 Kitchen cutlery , and other items in photos. Backpacks belt bags
Kids & Adults Sunhats caps Roxy, … View more
Logan & Mason Super King Duvet cover, $10 and super king fitted and flat sheets $5 each
Vacuum Food flask for hot foods (England) $5 Pumpkin Storage holder $5 Lazy Fish corkscrew $4 Kitchen cutlery , and other items in photos. Backpacks belt bags
Kids & Adults Sunhats caps Roxy, billabong, adidas , Nike
also clothes and shoes no photos LOTS OF TOYS, CLOTHES, KIDS BOOKS,
EVO Motorcycle Armored jacket 100% Cordura size XS fits Ladies 8-12 or Small Men's Motorcycle jacket cost over $480 selling for $150 Fantastic condition its Dark Black with Grey better than photos
EVO Pants & Jacket for under Armored jacket size M $20 each
& gloves XS $10
& Helmet Blue & White size XS by FFM great condition $50

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20 hours ago

Paint a hat box

Resene ColorShop Westgate

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

Just a thought ... 🤭😏

Fiona from Henderson

Can we all agree that in 2015 not a single person got the correct answer to, "Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?"😃😄

2 days ago

🔗⛵All fixed now🚤🔗

Fiona from Henderson

There we go, a couple metres of duct tape, a truck load of number eight wire, one night to fix the Auckland Harbour Bridge, a bit of spit and polish and tah dah ... we have a wind resistant bridge now ... happy days😄😂😄😂

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2 days ago

Happy New Zealand Sign Language Week!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

NZ Sign Language is unique to our country and is one of New Zealand's three official languages, so those are some great reasons to celebrate it!
Check out the Neighbourly team trying their hand at simple greetings that you could sign in your neighbourhood.

2 days ago

Preparing for the rest of the debates

Fiona from Henderson

Here is a link that show the dates of the all the debates to come by the leaders and the various other parties etc ...
www.stuff.co.nz...
Also, I have added a bingo board for those who are having small parties for the debates.
You might as well have fun while watching/listening to them … View more
Here is a link that show the dates of the all the debates to come by the leaders and the various other parties etc ...
www.stuff.co.nz...
Also, I have added a bingo board for those who are having small parties for the debates.
You might as well have fun while watching/listening to them 😃😄😃😄

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5 days ago

Coronavirus is more of a reason to sort out the stadium

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It's easy to say things shouldn't be done because we need to focus on Covid-19 elimination, but maybe that's more of an argument to sort out the stadium plan. Read the story below.

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2 days ago

W&F: Perfect Pairs

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Perfect Pairs 2020 is a 5-course Tapas menu, enjoyed with a flight of boutique New Zealand guaranteed to whet your appetite.
This interactive workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the wines with each course and identify the best wine pairing based on your personal preferences.
The … View more
Perfect Pairs 2020 is a 5-course Tapas menu, enjoyed with a flight of boutique New Zealand guaranteed to whet your appetite.
This interactive workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the wines with each course and identify the best wine pairing based on your personal preferences.
The dishes include Palusami, Korean fried chicken and more.
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Saturday, 3 Oct from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

2 days ago

Riverhead Family Church Sunday Service 10am.

David Cooper from Riverhead Family Church

Yippee!!!
Please join us this Sunday (Sept 27th) as we celebrate Jesus together.
Everyone is most welcome.

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3 days ago

Auckland Heritage Festival near you

The Team from Auckland Council

26th September to 11th October. Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest places and spaces, touch on our best-kept secrets and celebrate our heritage.

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020 presents a range of enlightening and intriguing events – … View more
26th September to 11th October. Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest places and spaces, touch on our best-kept secrets and celebrate our heritage.

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020 presents a range of enlightening and intriguing events – some in person and some online. Choose from exhibitions, walks, talks, tours and activities for kids. Or look for events marked ONLINE to learn about our heritage from home!
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