Gisborne District, Gisborne

66 days ago

Poll: Is tourism ruining New Zealand?

Marty Sharpe Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

Parliamentary commissioner for the environment Simon Upton, says tourism is "eroding the very attributes that make New Zealand such an attractive country to visit".
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Is tourism ruining New Zealand?
  • 50% We need less tourists
    50% Complete
  • 46.1% Tourism is great, bring it on
    46.1% Complete
  • 3.9% Don't care
    3.9% Complete
102 votes
67 days ago

Thank you New Zealand

Countdown New Zealand

Thank you New Zealand. Your nominations helped us find a local hero for every Countdown store in the country.

Every store’s winner receives a $500 Countdown Gift voucher in recognition of helping make our community a better place.
Xmas Hub

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67 days ago

Two days left to be in to WIN with Readers Tours & TV Guide!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the NorthView more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19th December 2019.

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67 days ago

Tis the season! Here are a couple of ways Neighbourhood Supporters are getting in the spirit this month. 🎅🎄

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Photo 1: Lou Dixon, Coordinator for Ruapehu Neighbourhood Support, has created this cheery display for the Taumarunui Christmas Tree Festival where agencies are given the chance to educate the public on the work that they do in a fun and festive way.

Photo 2: Papamoa Neighbourhoood Support and … View more
Photo 1: Lou Dixon, Coordinator for Ruapehu Neighbourhood Support, has created this cheery display for the Taumarunui Christmas Tree Festival where agencies are given the chance to educate the public on the work that they do in a fun and festive way.

Photo 2: Papamoa Neighbourhoood Support and Papamoa Community Patrol recently took part in the local Community Christmas parade alongside Inspector Phil Gillbanks, Senior Constable Adrian Oldham and Senior Constable Amanda Pinkerton to spread Christmas cheer and safety messaging in their area.

67 days ago

Keep yourselves safe and stay away from downed power lines

Samantha McPherson from WEL Networks

We're expecting strong westerly winds to hit the Waikato tomorrow. Please keep yourselves safe and stay away from downed power lines. Don't try to remove objects or vegetation that might have flown into power lines. Give us a call on 0800 800 935.

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68 days ago

Tairawhiti Coffin Club

Taranga from Gisborne District

We are now closed for the holidays, re-opening again on Saturday 1 February from 9am-12 as usual.
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year from the TCC whanau.

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68 days ago

Ocean Beach among top ten for rescues

Marty Sharpe Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

The sixteen rescues in 2018/19 at Ocean Beach puts it in the top ten.

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69 days ago

Have you won a SIX60 double pass?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your … View more
Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your address? Click here). We’ll also need to see you being more Neighbourly, whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting your neighbour to join the site (we’ve put together a few ideas here).
Have you won?

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70 days ago

We’re adjusting the electorate boundaries

Electoral Commission

We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could … View more
We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could end up in a different electorate to the one you’re in now – so we show you what we’re proposing before we make any changes and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.

Have your say now at vote.nz
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71 days ago

Are you a recent home buyer? or a retiree in your own home?

Reporter Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to … View moreHi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to their retirement goals

Can you help? Email susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

72 days ago

Important food recalls: have you been affected?

Neighbourly.co.nz

Are you affected by these recalls?:

1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been … View more
Are you affected by these recalls?:

1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been recalled as the product contains an elevated level of histamine. Click here for more information and consumer advice. Note: This product is sold in Countdown stores throughout the North Island and online.

73 days ago

Tuia Mātauranga roadshow comes to Māhia - free event

The Team from Ministry of Education

Come and take part in a visual and interactive experience that showcases the history and dual heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand.

See you at Te Māhia Beach on Sunday 15 Dec. We're open from 10 am to 4 pm.

72 days ago

Oi, you! That’s not very Neighbourly!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "… View moreNeighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "Report this message". You can also contact us if there is anything you’re unsure about.

👉👉 Check out more Neighbourly tips and tricks here.

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72 days ago

Want WiFi with real reach?

Stuff Fibre

Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider … View more
Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running) People's Choice and Best Broadband Innovation at the NZ Broadband Compare awards.
Find out more

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72 days ago
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