Coromandel, Coromandel

10 hours ago

What do you think of the new bus service?

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Hauraki Herald

Hi neighbours,
Coromandel will no longer be the end of the road for travellers, with the introduction of a new bus service with more connections to neighbouring Whitianga.
The bus service, set to launch this week, will mean tourists can leave Whitianga, spend a day in Coromandel town, and choose to… View more
Hi neighbours,
Coromandel will no longer be the end of the road for travellers, with the introduction of a new bus service with more connections to neighbouring Whitianga.
The bus service, set to launch this week, will mean tourists can leave Whitianga, spend a day in Coromandel town, and choose to return to their accommodation by the evening.
READ MORE about what else is on offer here.
So what do you think of the new service and is it enough?

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8 hours ago

What's On: Karangahake Hall Fundraiser Phoenix Party

Eva from Paeroa

Tickets $25, includes live band Xcalibre, light supper. Starts 7:30 until late. R18 event, alcohol sales and courtesy van. Ticket available from Positive Paeroa or Arkwright Antiques or phone 0225409162.
Karangahake Hall Fundraiser Phoenix Party
  • Karangahake Hall
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21 hours ago

What's On: L & P Rockers

Jane from Waihi

Paeroa Rock n Roll club. Last club night Thursday 5th December. Christmas hop with Toucan. Saturday 14th December Karangahake Hall. Contact 0211818310
L & P Rockers
  • Paeroa Community Scout and Guide Hall
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1 day ago

What's On: Karangahake Hall Street Market

Eva from Paeroa

On Paeroa's main street every Sunday, from 9am. A variety of stalls selling handcrafts, toys, preserves, produce, plants, jewellery and books. New stalls welcome. Contact Dawn 078627452 or text 02102562545.
Karangahake Hall Street Market
  • Karangahake Hall Street Market
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1 day ago

What's On: Karangahake Hall Market

Eva from Paeroa

9am-2pm. A great variety of stalls selling handcrafts, preserves, jewellery, knitteds, turned wood, soaps, plants, produce, honey. Homemade food and a cuppa. New stallholders welcome. Contact Janine 027 678 2035.
Karangahake Hall Market
  • Karangahake Hall
1 day ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What … View more
The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 29.8% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    29.8% Complete
  • 14.3% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.3% Complete
  • 4% I don’t have an opinion
    4% Complete
  • 51.9% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    51.9% Complete
1351 votes
1 day ago

FINAL WEEK! We’re giving a Waikato business a $20k megaphone.

2degrees

Hi Neighbours,

2degrees is all about fighting for fair which is why we’re giving one local business a $20,000 advertising package. Apply before 20th November at 2degrees.nz/ShopLocal

Apply at 2degrees.nz/shoplocal. Hurry, entries close November 20.

T&Cs apply.
Apply now

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1 day ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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5 days ago

Are six month rental terms causing a summer housing squeeze?

Amy Ridout Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Six-month leases are becoming more common in Nelson as landlords realise they can gain more income from marketing their properties to tourists over summer.

Renters are finding themselves evicted at the busiest time of year, when everyone is looking for accommodation.

Has this happened to you… View more
Six-month leases are becoming more common in Nelson as landlords realise they can gain more income from marketing their properties to tourists over summer.

Renters are finding themselves evicted at the busiest time of year, when everyone is looking for accommodation.

Has this happened to you or anyone you know? We'd love to hear your comments. You might be contacted for a story we'd like to do on six month rentals.

3 days ago

Challenge the unspoken rules

White Ribbon

A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their … View more
A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their individuality and define themselves as men who have respectful relationships with themselves and their partners – creating happier, healthier communities for us all.
Find out more

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4 days ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?

Resene

Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - … View more
Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is the paint for a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Apply now!

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4 days ago

What's On: Woody

Maryann from Paeroa

No door charge
Woody
  • Paeroa RSA Citizens club
4 days ago

What's On: Night Magic Entertainment karaoke

Maryann from Paeroa

No door charge
Night Magic Entertainment karaoke
  • Paeroa RSA Citizens club
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