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71 days ago

Looking for yellow mimosa flowers

Ruby from Addington

Does anyone have or know where to find or buy yellow mimosa flowers? They are an Italian tradition for International Women's day (8 March) and I would love to find some if possible.

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72 days ago

Keep it up Aotearoa! 💕

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

It's been heartwarming to hear stories from across the North Island of people taking others into their home and sharing a cup of tea together or fixing them a meal.

For the latest official updates:

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74 days ago

Buying by tender: Did you write a letter?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people … View more
Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people trying to make a personal connection with vendors to give their tender offers the edge. We've heard folks will include personal details about their family, why the love the house and what their plans for the property are.
Jo would love to talk to anyone who's written a letter like this to accompany a tender - perhaps it's you, perhaps a relative or friend - or from vendors who've received letters like this, accompanying a tender.
Perhaps you asked for such letters?
We'd love to hear more about that experience for you and how it shaped the way the sale went.
You can reach out to jo here (she'll be joining the Neighbourly neighbourhood soon!) or via our email: homed@stuff.co.nz.
Looking forward to hearing your stories.

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72 days ago

Sharing Success

Principal Immigration Adviser from Zealand Immigration

Happy Friday!!
Again, we are excited to share another success story. Congratulations to Daljeet and her family on getting their residence approved 👏👏

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72 days ago

NFT Market

Robert from Spreydon

Hey,

There`s a new market for digital artists which has opened up. A quick explainer.

Instead of selling the print, artists (like Banksy) sell the jpg file, which acts like a stock. So, you can buy and sell the “stock” (jpg file) or hold it as an investment through the market . So, I am … View more
Hey,

There`s a new market for digital artists which has opened up. A quick explainer.

Instead of selling the print, artists (like Banksy) sell the jpg file, which acts like a stock. So, you can buy and sell the “stock” (jpg file) or hold it as an investment through the market . So, I am doing a series on New Zealand birds which are about to go on the NFT (Non-Fungible-Token) art market via www.opensea.io...

This is my first piece. The buyer will receive the jpg file, and the A4 print, signed (one only). So heads up neighbours....if you`re interested this print will be sold for $250.00, signed by me, and it will be registered and minted in the market, which provides you with ongoing provenance for the artwork. Any questions let me know. Interested? Investors of course support the artist, but also create an investment vehicle for themselves. One that will grow and grow as the market develops. Any questions, let me know.

Your support is appreciated. Thanks.

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72 days ago

*** THIS IS THE THIRD EARTHQUAKE THIS MORNING ***

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.
People near coast from BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI including GREAT BARRIER ISLAND and from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami … View more
A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.
People near coast from BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI including GREAT BARRIER ISLAND and from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible. Evacuate these areas even if you did not feel the earthquake. DO NOT WAIT. A damaging tsunami is possible.

People in all other areas who felt a LONG or STRONG earthquake should MOVE IMMEDIATELY to the nearest high ground, out of tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible.

This evacuation advice overrides the current COVID-19 Alert Level requirements. Do not stay at home. MOVE IMMEDIATELY. Stay 2 metres away from others if you can and if it is safe to do so.

People evacuating should walk, run or cycle if possible to reduce chance of getting stuck in traffic. Do not return until all-clear is given by Civil Defence.

Go to www.civildefence.govt.nz... for the most up to date information.

PLEASE SHARE THIS INFO with friends, family, neighbours!

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72 days ago

Distressed garden shelves

The Team from Resene ColorShop Lichfield Street

Create more space in your garden with these handy garden shelves. Try out an easy to create distressed paint effect using two Resene colours.

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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72 days ago

Got a gem next door?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Think of a neighbour that's done wonders in your neighbourhood, who's helped you out without you even asking them or who's dropped some homegrown goodies to you just because they can.

You thought of one yet? Now craft that thought into a nomination that could earn your neighbour … View more
Think of a neighbour that's done wonders in your neighbourhood, who's helped you out without you even asking them or who's dropped some homegrown goodies to you just because they can.

You thought of one yet? Now craft that thought into a nomination that could earn your neighbour recognition in all of Stuff's community papers nationwide - you could even score a bit of cash from us!

It's simple - Click the button below and nominate them on our Nice Neighbour nomination page now
Nominate Now!

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73 days ago

Throwback Thursday

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A view of Christchurch's Victoria Square, looking towards the Park Royal before it became a five-star Crowne Plaza Hotel in 2002. The 297-room building was constructed in 1988 and demolished in 2012 after Canterbury's earthquakes.

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74 days ago

Go key-less with Exceed & Yale Digital Locks...

Exceed - we fix windows & doors

Check out this very happy customer with his new Yale Digital Lock installed by Exceed.

Thinking of going key-less too?
Our Exceed technicians can help you find the right digital lock option for your home or rental property needs.

With a digital lock you can forget about carrying around keys. You… View more
Check out this very happy customer with his new Yale Digital Lock installed by Exceed.

Thinking of going key-less too?
Our Exceed technicians can help you find the right digital lock option for your home or rental property needs.

With a digital lock you can forget about carrying around keys. You can lock and unlock your home with your smartphone. Share digital keys with friends and family, view access history and customize lock settings and pin codes, all from the app.

NEED A DIGITAL LOCK?
Call us on 0800 25 25 00 or visit www.exceed.co.nz...
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74 days ago

Free coreopsis plants, Early Sunrise variety.

Hilary from Wigram

I have a surfeit of plants this season if anyone wants some. Wigram.

Free

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75 days ago

Covid-19: Aucklanders should take level 3 restrictions with them

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

Flights from Auckland to the other main cities have continued as normal since the Auckland region moved to Covid-19 alert level 3 and the rest of New Zealand moved to alert level 2 on Sunday.

Some 108 flights departed Auckland Airport on Monday, including 15 to Christchurch, 14 to … View more
Hi neighbours,

Flights from Auckland to the other main cities have continued as normal since the Auckland region moved to Covid-19 alert level 3 and the rest of New Zealand moved to alert level 2 on Sunday.

Some 108 flights departed Auckland Airport on Monday, including 15 to Christchurch, 14 to Wellington and seven to Queenstown.

Those travelling during the weekend included about 2000 Aucklanders who were in Christchurch for the city’s largest outdoor music festival, Electric Avenue.

Microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles said anyone travelling from Auckland needed to take their level 3 restrictions with them because they could unknowingly be incubating the virus.

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74 days ago

Let us WOW you!

Tracy Pleasants from Foleys

Let our plumbers, gasfitters, electricians & drainlayers wow you, 24/7 with service that is above & beyond your expectations. Phone us or book a job or quote online.

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74 days ago

Sharing Success

Principal Immigration Adviser from Zealand Immigration

CONGRATULATIONS & thanks for these words of appreciation!! It was a long battle that we ultimately won.
"I would like to recommend Gaurav and the entire team. They are highly knowledgeable, experienced professionals who have helped me with my work visa and my residency and I am very happy … View more
CONGRATULATIONS & thanks for these words of appreciation!! It was a long battle that we ultimately won.
"I would like to recommend Gaurav and the entire team. They are highly knowledgeable, experienced professionals who have helped me with my work visa and my residency and I am very happy with their work. I have no words to thank you enough.
Fabiana"

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79 days ago

Who needs a plant doctor?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

UPDATE: Thank you for all your questions. We're picking the best to send off to the houseplant doctor from Kings Plant Barn and the answers will be published in an article on Homed soon.

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us … View more
UPDATE: Thank you for all your questions. We're picking the best to send off to the houseplant doctor from Kings Plant Barn and the answers will be published in an article on Homed soon.

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us your houseplant questions and problems to homed@stuff.co.nz, or leave them in the comments, for the houseplant doctor to diagnose. Pictures are encouraged.

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