Clevedon, Clevedon

3 hours ago

Crises bring swift decisions - why can't we always be that swift?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland's raft of crises in 2020 has resulted in some clever and quick responses. So why can't our decision-makers always be so nimble? Read the story below:

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1 day ago

Parkinson's local network group

Nikki from Takanini

Please join us if you would like to manage your PD by staying active and positive. The format of this new group will be determined by those who participate so come along to meet with others and share information about local resources.

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5 hours ago

What's On: Composting Workshop Papakura

Kowhai from Birkdale

This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting. Cost: Free. Book online: https://compostcollective.org.nz/events/composting-workshop-papakura-5/
Composting Workshop Papakura
  • PAPAKURA OLD CENTRAL SCHOOL HALL
5 hours ago

What's On: Mini Composting Workshops Pukekohe

Kowhai from Birkdale

Come and learn about worm farming, bokashi and composting from Jennifer at the Franklin Home & Lifestyle Expo. Cost: Free. Book online: https://compostcollective.org.nz/events/mini-composting-workshops-pukekohe-3/
Mini Composting Workshops Pukekohe
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6 hours ago

What's On: South Auckland Spinners and Weavers

Lois from Beachlands

Weekly on Tuesdays 10-1 for fibrecrafts such as spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet, felting. Contact Stephanie 0272912089
South Auckland Spinners and Weavers
  • Nathan Homestead
16 hours ago

Save Water, Money and the Planet

The Team from Auckland Council

Did you know that an efficient showerhead could reduce your carbon footprint AND save you money? Efficient showerheads use around a quarter less hot water than regular ones, that could mean an annual saving of $380 on energy bills. Find out what else you can do at futurefit.nz Learn more

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1 day ago

NZTA warns it could close the Auckland Harbour Bridge during storm

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours. Transport authorities have pulled double-decker buses from the Auckland Harbour Bridge and are warning it could close completely during a massive storm forecast for much of the country. this weekend.

MetService previously said travel disruptions are likely this weekend, as severe … View more
Hi neighbours. Transport authorities have pulled double-decker buses from the Auckland Harbour Bridge and are warning it could close completely during a massive storm forecast for much of the country. this weekend.

MetService previously said travel disruptions are likely this weekend, as severe gales, heavy rain and big waves batter the country, followed by cold Antarctic air bringing snow to low levels in the deep south.

Meteorologists believe the storm could be “one of the most widespread severe weather events this year”.

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) general manager of transport services Brett Gliddon advised motorcyclists and those driving high-sided vehicles to avoid the bridge.

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Register now for Kerikeri Half Marathon

The Team from Cancer Society Auckland

Get involved in running the Half Marathon while enjoying the stunning countryside. The 21.1km course is mostly downhill starting in Okaihau and finishing in the Kerikeri Domain. This is a great community event for all experience levels running the 5K or 10K to your first half on Saturday, 21 … View moreGet involved in running the Half Marathon while enjoying the stunning countryside. The 21.1km course is mostly downhill starting in Okaihau and finishing in the Kerikeri Domain. This is a great community event for all experience levels running the 5K or 10K to your first half on Saturday, 21 November.

All funds you raise go towards supporting cancer patients and their whānau.
Register now

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4 days 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 … 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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2 days ago

Marble Dinning Table with 5 Chairs

Vicky from Flat Bush

Excellent condition, soild marble table bright pearl white sparkle top with smooth finish.
Including 5 chairs.
Size: 1.6x0.9 meter
Bought last year only used occasionally.
Selling as moving house.
Need 2 men to lift it as top is very heavy.
Pickup mission heights

Price: $999

2 days ago

8 drawers tall boy

Vicky from Flat Bush

Selling Excellent condition, sturdy and solid tallboy with 8 specious drawers.
Decoration not including.
Smoke and pet free home.
Selling as moving house.
Price is firm so don't ask for negotiation.
Pickup near Mission heights school.

Price: $200

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2 days ago

Hope Church - Adversaries of the Heart

Ole from Takanini

We get angry when we don’t get what we want. Show me an angry person and I’ll show you a hurt person. And I guarantee you that person is hurt because something has been taken. Somebody owes you something.
But there is HOPE. God has practical ways to help you stay cool under the heat of anger.
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We get angry when we don’t get what we want. Show me an angry person and I’ll show you a hurt person. And I guarantee you that person is hurt because something has been taken. Somebody owes you something.
But there is HOPE. God has practical ways to help you stay cool under the heat of anger.

Sunday 9:00am on Hope Channel

Freeview Channel 27 and Sky Channel 204
Live stream: www.hopechannel.nz...

3 days 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.
Learn more

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3 days ago

Clean soil wanted

Lorraine from Whitford

Can you help, I need 7-8 cubic metres of clean soil, no clay to fill inside a retaining wall. Either free or inexpensive would be appreciated.
Please text 02102781695

Regards Lorraine

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3 days 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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