Wigram, Christchurch

Got something to swap or sell?

Got something to swap or sell?

Head to Market if you need to buy or list uniforms, books or bikes.

5 days ago

Are you a first home buyer?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hello!
Are you a first home buyer? Is your mortgage going up and up with rising interest rates and you’re now struggling to make ends meet? Have you lost the ability to save any extra cash?

We’re reaching out from the Tova show, the flagship weekly politics podcast on Stuff, as we prepare… View more
Hello!
Are you a first home buyer? Is your mortgage going up and up with rising interest rates and you’re now struggling to make ends meet? Have you lost the ability to save any extra cash?

We’re reaching out from the Tova show, the flagship weekly politics podcast on Stuff, as we prepare a special episode on the interest rate crunch and how it’s affecting Kiwis - we’d love to hear your stories.

Please comment below if you would like to share your story, or email tova@stuff.co.nz. We give you our commitment to treat your experience with sensitivity and care.

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6 days ago

Poll: Would you pay more to scrap card surcharges?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We are used to tapping our card to pay in stores, but we are now having to decide whether to swipe it, insert it or use paywave depending on credit card surcharges. It can all be a bit tiring!

Would you rather that a retailer's card surcharges were just built into the cost of the items … View more
We are used to tapping our card to pay in stores, but we are now having to decide whether to swipe it, insert it or use paywave depending on credit card surcharges. It can all be a bit tiring!

Would you rather that a retailer's card surcharges were just built into the cost of the items themselves? Share your thoughts below.

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

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Would you pay more to scrap card surcharges?
  • 16.7% Yes
    16.7% Complete
  • 80.8% No
    80.8% Complete
  • 2.4% Other - I'll share below
    2.4% Complete
2496 votes
7 hours ago

The Golden Ass heading to Circa!

Circa Theatre

Michael Hurst brings a glorious dose of masterful storytelling to Circa Theatre with his latest show The Golden Ass from 20 April!

Coming at you full force via ancient Rome, this free-wheeling adaptation is laugh-out-loud funny and subversively philosophical.

The original, written almost … View more
Michael Hurst brings a glorious dose of masterful storytelling to Circa Theatre with his latest show The Golden Ass from 20 April!

Coming at you full force via ancient Rome, this free-wheeling adaptation is laugh-out-loud funny and subversively philosophical.

The original, written almost 2,000 years ago by Apuleius, is the only Latin novel to survive in its entirety. In this riotous adaptation Hurst takes his audience on a wild ride, bringing a fresh and funny take on this fantastical, hilarious and sometimes terrifying tale.

The Golden Ass is a tale of epic proportions, and a powerful plea for empathy in a world gone mad. 

“riveting, salacious and very funny.” – Stuff
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10 hours ago

Crafty Cows Market !!!

Picklelicious NZ

Come and visit our Foodtruck for some South African Cuisine at the Crafty Cows Market on Sunday 14th April 10am - 1pm

✅Lamb 🍞Bunny Chow + carrot salad🥕
✅Lamb Curry & Rice + carrot salad
✅Vetkoek & Beef Curried Mince
✅Beans Bunny Chow + carrot salad

NB We serve our … View more
Come and visit our Foodtruck for some South African Cuisine at the Crafty Cows Market on Sunday 14th April 10am - 1pm

✅Lamb 🍞Bunny Chow + carrot salad🥕
✅Lamb Curry & Rice + carrot salad
✅Vetkoek & Beef Curried Mince
✅Beans Bunny Chow + carrot salad

NB We serve our Bunny Chows deconstructed on request .
Call or Text us on 027 6235000 for any preorders
Learn more

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21 hours ago

One day to go until our SPCA Adoption Open Day Saturday, 13 April

The Team from SPCA Christchurch - Centre & Op Shops

Ready to welcome a new furry friend into your family these school holidays?

We are reducing our adoption fees to make it easier than ever to find your perfect companion, just in time for winter. From 13-28 April, our fees are 25% off.

Visit us on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13… View more
Ready to welcome a new furry friend into your family these school holidays?

We are reducing our adoption fees to make it easier than ever to find your perfect companion, just in time for winter. From 13-28 April, our fees are 25% off.

Visit us on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13 April, or apply online for a private meet-and-greet.

With over 1,000 animals patiently waiting for adoption across the country you are sure to find your perfect match.

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1 day ago

Make your own plant support

The Team from Resene ColorShop Hornby

Create this stylish plant support using a few garden stakes and Resene Waterborne Woodsman penetrating oil stain. Find out how to create your own with these easy instructions.

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3 days ago

Requesting 'Cash Jobs'

Gordon from Halswell

Now and again we get people requesting services from tradespeople and mention "cash job".
That phrase would indicate that they are expecting a cheaper job as the provider might be able to make up the discount given to them, in other ways, so they make their correct profit.
The obvious … View more
Now and again we get people requesting services from tradespeople and mention "cash job".
That phrase would indicate that they are expecting a cheaper job as the provider might be able to make up the discount given to them, in other ways, so they make their correct profit.
The obvious way of doing that is by not putting the money through the books as a "cashie" thereby saving on GST and income tax.
Some people with more money than most beneficiaries, criticise beneficiaries for, in their mind, are getting more than they are entitled to, so they are cheating the system.
Is there any difference between the two groups of people?

1 day ago

School Holiday Fun at the Arts Centre - Free

The Team from Citizens Advice Christchurch Area

These school holidays, Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre will be bursting with creative activities to inspire, enthuse and spark the imagination of tamariki.
- 13-28 April

Check out the link under 'Read More' for full details.

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1 day ago

Rural Broadband needs YOU!

The Team from NZ Compare

Ready to make a difference? Join the Commerce Commission’s Measuring Broadband NZ Programme and help improve rural broadband. Volunteer now!

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1 day ago

Mates always talking footy?

Canterbury Rugby

At Canterbury Rugby, we’re putting our money where your mouth is!

Refer a friend that becomes a registered referee, and you’ll each score ONE HUNDRED BUCKS!

Head to the link below and start REF… erring your mates.

Because the game you love needs you and your mate!
Put them to the test

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1 day ago

Kiwis are finding best deals possible

The Team from NZ Compare

Discover how Kiwis are ditching the 'lazy loyalty tax' and saving money with this tool! Learn more in Stuff's article about finding better deals and paying less.

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2 days ago

Cash for your wrecked and water damaged car!

AAA Auto Parts

Hi neighbours,

Do you have a vehicle that is taking up space and becoming an eyesore? At AAA Auto Parts we dismantle and wreck cars. We will pay top cash whether your car is dead or alive!

* $300 - $3000 for small cars
* $700 - $10,000 for 4x4 utes, vans, 4WD, trucks and buses
* Same day … View more
Hi neighbours,

Do you have a vehicle that is taking up space and becoming an eyesore? At AAA Auto Parts we dismantle and wreck cars. We will pay top cash whether your car is dead or alive!

* $300 - $3000 for small cars
* $700 - $10,000 for 4x4 utes, vans, 4WD, trucks and buses
* Same day removal
* Free quotes over the phone

We will beat any prices in the market by 10%.

Support your local business.
Give us a call on ** 0800 50 00 01 ** and we will be happy to have a chat.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Scammers posing as Police officers

The Team from New Zealand Police

Be aware, pesky phone scammers’ latest move may be posing as Police officers seeking your financial details.

New Zealand Police are aware of reports emerging this month where Kiwis have been contacted on the phone by someone claiming to be an officer. The officer will claim to be from a … View more
Be aware, pesky phone scammers’ latest move may be posing as Police officers seeking your financial details.

New Zealand Police are aware of reports emerging this month where Kiwis have been contacted on the phone by someone claiming to be an officer. The officer will claim to be from a particular department, tell you that you have been a victim of fraud or scam, and begin to try and obtain further financial information from you. This is a scam.

Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Bolton, from Auckland City’s Financial Crime Unit, says there have been at least a dozen reports made to Police, and these scam calls are largely being made to landlines. “While Police do not have accurate numbers of how many of these scam calls have been received, it is important that the public are aware,” he says. “Police will make some enquiries into these calls, but our experience has shown that often phone-based scammers will be operating from overseas. “We appreciate the vigilance of those who have contact Police so far, as this will help us to make others in the community aware.”

Unfortunately, scams can take many different forms and target victims on different platforms, Detective Senior Sergeant Bolton says. “Scammers are opportunistic and thrive off your trust and good-will. If you receive a call of this nature, do not hand over any personal details.”
New Zealand Police will never contact people seeking their banking details, card numbers, pin numbers or passwords. There are instances where legitimate Police officers will contact you as part of their duties. Police ask that the public remain vigilant.

𝗥𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿:
➡️Police will never ask for details about your bank cards, pin numbers or passwords over the phone.
➡️Trust your instincts. If something doesn't feel right, or is too good to be true, it probably is.
➡️If you are uncertain, ask for the officer’s details. Hang up, contact 105 and request the officer to contact you.
➡️Police aren’t in the business of offering prize money.

If you are in the unfortunate position of being a victim of a scam, please report the matter to Police.
Take the chance to upskill yourself on scam awareness, check for further information on the NetSafe website.

𝗘𝗺𝗮𝗶𝗹 𝘀𝗰𝗮𝗺:
Police are also aware of an email scam that has re-emerged, that claims to be authorities from Police and other justice sector partners. This scam has been subject of previous advisories. We continue to advise people to be extremely cautious when receiving unsolicited emails. Do not reply an the email of this nature under any circumstances.

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2 days ago

"Finance Made Fun and Easy!"

The Team from Fraser ACE Adult Community Education

Fraser Adult Community Education's Accounting for Non-Accountants course is a game-changer for finance novices. Whether you're clueless about balance sheets or intimidated by income statements, this course has your back. Dive into the world of numbers without fear, as friendly instructors… View moreFraser Adult Community Education's Accounting for Non-Accountants course is a game-changer for finance novices. Whether you're clueless about balance sheets or intimidated by income statements, this course has your back. Dive into the world of numbers without fear, as friendly instructors simplify complex concepts into bite-sized pieces.
From budgeting basics to deciphering financial jargon, you'll gain practical skills applicable in both personal and professional spheres. No prior accounting knowledge required – just bring your curiosity and willingness to learn. Join this engaging journey and empower yourself with the financial know-how to navigate the money maze with confidence.
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3 days ago

Happy Sibling's Day!

The Team from NZ Compare

STOP comparing me with my siblings!
Instead, let's compare bills and see who can save more this Siblings' Day! Show off your financial savvy and sibling spirit by finding the best deals together and shout each other a meal.

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2 days ago

Home and Garden Show 19 - 21April!

Jade Promotions

It’s all about idea’s, inspiration and exclusive show specials at the Taranaki Home and Garden Show on the 19th - 21st of April at TSB Stadium. Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Entry Voucher

Enjoy over 130 exhibitors showcasing Kitchens, builders, renovators, pools and spas, flooring, … View more
It’s all about idea’s, inspiration and exclusive show specials at the Taranaki Home and Garden Show on the 19th - 21st of April at TSB Stadium. Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Entry Voucher

Enjoy over 130 exhibitors showcasing Kitchens, builders, renovators, pools and spas, flooring, heating & cooling, Home Maintenance, lifestyle products, artisan goods and more. Make the most of exclusive Show specials, giveaways, expert advice plus check out exquisite paintings and captivating sculptures with The Collaboration Taranaki Art Show on the mezzanine floor!

Save the date in your diaries:19th to 21st of April

Fri & Sat 10 – 5, Sun 10 – 4
TSB Stadium, 1 Rogan Street, New Plymouth
Adults $5
Gold Card Friday $2.50
Under 16 free

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3 days ago

Covid update - National figures

Gordon from Halswell

Stabilised at low 3000 which is probably as low as it will go.
We are still not dropping as quickly as the rest of the country at 16%
Let us hope the Flu does not kick in and affect the picture.
Stay safe and healthy.
New - Deaths - Cant new cases % of National

3385 - 13 … View more
Stabilised at low 3000 which is probably as low as it will go.
We are still not dropping as quickly as the rest of the country at 16%
Let us hope the Flu does not kick in and affect the picture.
Stay safe and healthy.
New - Deaths - Cant new cases % of National

3385 - 13 ..........................16.0%
3399 - 7.............................15.4%
4042 - 14...........................15.9%
4666 - 24 -------------------------15%
4803 - 24 -------------------------15%
5545 - 21
6084 - 20
6312 - 14
5878 - 15
5555 - 20
5757 - 20
7016 - 22

2 days ago

Wellington, get behind your city’s team!

Wellington Phoenix

The Wellington Phoenix are in the fight to the top! Your Phoenix Men need your help in the stands this Friday 12th April as they look to continue their charge for their first ever A-League Men Premiers title!

Join us in the stands and support your Phoenix Men as they take on Melbourne Victory! … View more
The Wellington Phoenix are in the fight to the top! Your Phoenix Men need your help in the stands this Friday 12th April as they look to continue their charge for their first ever A-League Men Premiers title!

Join us in the stands and support your Phoenix Men as they take on Melbourne Victory! Get your tickets here.

Got your tickets? Thanks to Gazley MG, you could win a brand new MG3 during half time. Check it out here. Up for the challenge? Register now for your shot at winning! Enter details here.
Get your tickets here

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4 days ago

Can you help us with a survey about early childhood education?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

The Press and The Post (Stuff) are collecting data on the cost of early childhood education in New Zealand. The data will be anonymised (unless you have opted-in to being contacted for a potential interview, via the last question).

If you have children in early childhood education, please help … View more
The Press and The Post (Stuff) are collecting data on the cost of early childhood education in New Zealand. The data will be anonymised (unless you have opted-in to being contacted for a potential interview, via the last question).

If you have children in early childhood education, please help us out by completing a brief survey. Click here to find the survey. The results will be reported on thepress.co.nz and thepost.co.nz at a later date.

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2 days ago

The Waiuku Steel 'n Wheels Festival

waiuku from Auckland Central

Sunday 14th April- 10am till 2pm in Waiuku town centre. The Waiuku Business & Development Association are really excited, along with local enthusiast club Rusty Studs, to bring the 2024 Waiuku Steel 'n Wheels Festival, our very own event, home-made in Waiuku, which has such a great … View moreSunday 14th April- 10am till 2pm in Waiuku town centre. The Waiuku Business & Development Association are really excited, along with local enthusiast club Rusty Studs, to bring the 2024 Waiuku Steel 'n Wheels Festival, our very own event, home-made in Waiuku, which has such a great following after it first revved up our town centre 12 years ago.This iconic event is a car enthusiast’s dream, but has something for everyone. From Vintage cars to Hot-rods to Tractors, and everything in between.

This year brings new attractions and some favourites including the infamous fire breathing Jet Car, a different kind of fire power from the Quad 50, a Pistol display, lots of booms and bangs, dreamy classics on wheels, live music, dancing, drummers and even some action in the sky with a variety of aircraft including chopper joy rides! Wander the outdoor markets full of crafts, gifts and delicious treats or relax with a coffee or a cold beer at one of our cafes or bars. For the kids; visit the carnival, take a train ride, have your face painted, chat to the Police or Fire fighters, and of course eat candy-floss! Glenbrook Vintage Rail will be running their normal Sunday trips between Glenbrook and Waiuku, arriving at Victoria Ave station by the Cosmopolitan Club. For more info and train fares visit

Don't miss this awesome family day out in Waiuku. $5 Entry and Gold coin for Kids, with all proceeds supporting the continuation of this community event. No Dogs, Alcohol, Bikes or Scooters allowed into the event for safety reasons. Parking available at Waiuku Business Park off Kitchener Rd and in surrounding streets. Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club in Victoria Ave has parking for $5. Road closures from 7am to approx. 4pm; Queen St from King St up to Victoria Ave, Kitchener Rd from Queen St to King St, Bowen St one way section only. The event goes ahead rain or shine.

We would like to thank our 2024 event sponsors for their support; The Franklin Local Board, NZ Steel, GoGraphics and Cutting Edge Detail.
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4 days ago

Streaming Services Increase Prices

The Team from NZ Compare

Attention NZ Streamers! As inflation takes its toll, major streaming services in NZ are increasing their prices.

Sitting back and watching your favourite movies will likely cost more money. So check them out! But don't worry, we've got tips to help you save without missing out on your… View more
Attention NZ Streamers! As inflation takes its toll, major streaming services in NZ are increasing their prices.

Sitting back and watching your favourite movies will likely cost more money. So check them out! But don't worry, we've got tips to help you save without missing out on your favourite shows! Stay tuned!

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2 days ago

Have your say

GWRC

The Long Term Plan is open for consultation and we want YOUR input.

We have two main topics we are consulting on. These are:

🚌Should Greater Wellington own the region's bus assets (depots and charging stations)?

Should Greater Wellington own 100% of CentrePort?

The … View more
The Long Term Plan is open for consultation and we want YOUR input.

We have two main topics we are consulting on. These are:

🚌Should Greater Wellington own the region's bus assets (depots and charging stations)?

Should Greater Wellington own 100% of CentrePort?

The region's buses are owned by private companies and operated on our behalf. We are proposing the ownership of buses, depots, and charging infrastructure to provide long-term security and future-proof facilities.

Currently we own 76.92% of the shares for CentrePort. We are proposing the purchase of the remaining 23.08% to establish 100% control of the shares. Full ownership means CentrePort will remain in public ownership and enable us to determine its future.

Do you agree or disagree with these proposals? Let us know your thoughts in the link below 👇
Click Here

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6 days ago

Sawdust

The Team from Humans of Christchurch Ōtautahi

"I’m known all over New Zealand as Sawdust."

"When we left the mill we were all covered in sawdust. We used to go to the pub - four guys and me, had our little corner. By the time we left there was about half a metre of sawdust on the floor. I was called Chuck for a start, and … View more
"I’m known all over New Zealand as Sawdust."

"When we left the mill we were all covered in sawdust. We used to go to the pub - four guys and me, had our little corner. By the time we left there was about half a metre of sawdust on the floor. I was called Chuck for a start, and it evolved to Sawdust.

I was not a particularly bright child at school; I was good at woodwork, geography, and things like that. I came here to Akaroa High School. When I was 18, I went into my compulsory military training. That was very successful. I stayed a wee bit long which took us on big trips to Fiji and whatever areas needed peacekeeping overseas.

I did firewood from the age of 15. I built my own saw bench in those days. I bought an Austin Seven, I jacked this Austin Seven up in the air, put the belt on the back wheel and built a sawbench.

My father saw an opening after all the sawmills in Banks Peninsula closed down after 1890. They planted macrocarpa and pine trees to get shelter, and because the trees were big enough to mill he started milling over there in 1945 then we shifted from Okains Bay to Duvauchelle Bay.
I got pretty well involved with it, you know. Dealing with builders all the time and cutting timber for their houses or whatever they were doing. Timber was cut at the sawmill at Duvauchelle - some of it went to the Chatham Islands. The first chainsaws arrived in about 1950 - sometimes it took longer to get the chainsaw going and than if you cut it with a hand saw!

It took me four years to build my house, all made of macrocarpa. I had to keep my business going as well. That's a real thing of self-satisfaction. Going to the bays, cutting down the tree, carting it, sawing it up, bringing it here and building a house out of that - not many people get that opportunity."

- Don (Sawdust)

View more stories, or nominate someone: @humansofchch
www.humansofchch.org...

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4 days ago

Art for Everyone Wellington!

GWRC

Wellington’s Newest & Largest Art Show at Tākina - Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre, 19-21st April! Thousands of original quality artworks! Meet the artists who create the captivating works on show! Have a day out at The Wellington Art Show! $9 online, $12 door sales, $10 gold … View moreWellington’s Newest & Largest Art Show at Tākina - Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre, 19-21st April! Thousands of original quality artworks! Meet the artists who create the captivating works on show! Have a day out at The Wellington Art Show! $9 online, $12 door sales, $10 gold card/student ID, 16 and under are free !

Show Days: Saturday 20th April 10am – 8pm, Sunday 21st April 10am – 5pm. Buy Wellington Tickets (New) – ART SHOW TICKETING

Our exclusive art experiences VIP Preview and Opening Night give you the best view of our artists’ thousands of artworks.

VIP PREVIEW 5pm–7:30pm Friday 19th April, Opening Night 7:30pm-10:30pm Friday 19th April. Buy Wellington Tickets (New) – ART SHOW TICKETING
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5 days ago

Ryman Prize Awarded to Brain Health Expert

Anthony Wilding Retirement Village

Canadian clinical neuroscientist and researcher Professor Vladimir Hachinski has been announced the winner of the 2024 Ryman Prize - an annual $250,000 grant for the world’s best discovery, development, advancement or achievement that enhances the quality of life for older people.

The prize … View more
Canadian clinical neuroscientist and researcher Professor Vladimir Hachinski has been announced the winner of the 2024 Ryman Prize - an annual $250,000 grant for the world’s best discovery, development, advancement or achievement that enhances the quality of life for older people.

The prize was presented by Prime Minister Christopher Luxon at a ceremony at Logan Campbell Village in Auckland today, celebrating the major contribution Professor Hachinski has made to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and the links between ‘the terrible three’ - stroke, dementia and coronary heart disease.

Click read more for the full article.

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8 days ago

What does your Denture need?

The Denture Man

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4 days ago

State Highway 2

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport

From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until 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, … View more
From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until 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.
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4 days ago

Time running out to nominate a local legend

Porirua City Council

Do you know someone who deserves to be honoured for the work they do in the community? Nominate them for a Porirua Civic Award!

Nominations for the awards close this week, Friday 12 April. Running in the city since 1993, they recognise people who have contributed to Porirua with their … View more
Do you know someone who deserves to be honoured for the work they do in the community? Nominate them for a Porirua Civic Award!

Nominations for the awards close this week, Friday 12 April. Running in the city since 1993, they recognise people who have contributed to Porirua with their leadership, inspiration or commitment, often behind the scenes and out of the public eye.

Porirua Mayor Anita Baker says our city is full of residents giving up their own time for their neighbourhood, suburb or the city as a whole. These awards are a way to put worthy recipients in lights – even if it’s just for one night.

Past recipients have been recognised for things like maintaining a walkway near their home, helping with elderly care, supporting their local church, and volunteering their time and energy with a sports group or club.

Search ‘civic awards’ on our website for a nomination form.
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4 days ago

Haven Falls Funeral Home Ki Rotorua

Haven Falls

Haven Falls are very blessed to be opening their new branch in Rotorua.

Located at 271 Old Taupo Road, Rotorua these facilities offer a large chapel, dining hall and extended off road parking.

We invite you at anytime to pop in and speak with one of our team members and have a look around … View more
Haven Falls are very blessed to be opening their new branch in Rotorua.

Located at 271 Old Taupo Road, Rotorua these facilities offer a large chapel, dining hall and extended off road parking.

We invite you at anytime to pop in and speak with one of our team members and have a look around the facilities offered.

We operate 24 hours 7 days a week.
0800 428366
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5 days ago

Meals on Wheels volunteers needed in South Auckland

New Zealand Red Cross

At New Zealand Red Cross we recruit and coordinate volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to people who are unable to cook for themselves. Every weekday all around the country, 250 volunteers are on the roads delivering hot, healthy lunches. Last year we distributed over 700,000 meals.

We are … View more
At New Zealand Red Cross we recruit and coordinate volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to people who are unable to cook for themselves. Every weekday all around the country, 250 volunteers are on the roads delivering hot, healthy lunches. Last year we distributed over 700,000 meals.

We are struggling to fill the rosters for volunteer drivers in South Auckland and need up to 70 more drivers. Could you spare just a couple of hours late morning once a week or fortnight? We provide training and support – and your fuel costs will be reimbursed.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer driver, you can apply apply online or call the contact centre on 0800 RED CROSS (0800 733 27677).

Check out our website

Please consider becoming a Meals on Wheels volunteer driver, especially if you can deliver to Māngere Bridge, Māngere, Māngere East, Favona, Papatoetoe, Otara, Manukau City Centre, Otahuhu and Mt Wellington.
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5 days ago

Stay healthy for them this winter.

Ministry of Health

Get the best protection you can before winter. The flu vaccine is free if you’re over 65. It’s also free for pregnant people and for many others with certain underlying health conditions, including diabetes, heart and lung diseases, and mental health conditions.

To book your flu vaccine … View more
Get the best protection you can before winter. The flu vaccine is free if you’re over 65. It’s also free for pregnant people and for many others with certain underlying health conditions, including diabetes, heart and lung diseases, and mental health conditions.

To book your flu vaccine contact your doctor, pharmacy or healthcare provider, or visit
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6 days ago

Have you got your tickets yet?

Heart Foundation Lotteries

Don’t miss out! For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home located in stunning Taupō, worth just over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be loved by its … View more
Don’t miss out! For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home located in stunning Taupō, worth just over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be loved by its new owner.

Make this property your permanent residence, a holiday home, a rental, or you can simply sell it! Get your tickets today at heartlottery.org.nz.
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