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2 days ago

Why is the...

Riddler from The Neighbourly Riddler

Why is the letter A like a flower?

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Why is the letter A like a flower?

Do you think you know the answer to our daily riddle? Don't spoil it for your neighbours! Simply 'Like' this post and we'll post the answer in the comments below at 2pm.

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1 day ago

Spring Festival Pop Up Market

Aaron from Chartwell

As the frost of winter melts away, spring heralds a time of renewal, growth, and rejuvenation. It's a season that inspires us to embrace change, both in the world around us and within ourselves.

SPRING ON DOWN to the SPRING FEST POP UP MARKET DAY
🌸 SAT 14th SEPT 2024
🌸 GORDONTON HALL,… View more
As the frost of winter melts away, spring heralds a time of renewal, growth, and rejuvenation. It's a season that inspires us to embrace change, both in the world around us and within ourselves.

SPRING ON DOWN to the SPRING FEST POP UP MARKET DAY
🌸 SAT 14th SEPT 2024
🌸 GORDONTON HALL, GORDONTON RD, HAMILTON
🌸 10AM - 2PM

Event info:
facebook.com...

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1 day ago

Poppa's pulled pork

Hilda Ross Retirement Village

As the weather cools and cosy evenings become the norm, there’s nothing better than cranking up the heat and treating yourself to heartwarming comfort food. If you're craving a winter recipe that'll warm you from the inside out, look no further than Brent's irresistible slow-cooked… View moreAs the weather cools and cosy evenings become the norm, there’s nothing better than cranking up the heat and treating yourself to heartwarming comfort food. If you're craving a winter recipe that'll warm you from the inside out, look no further than Brent's irresistible slow-cooked pulled pork. Its smoky, aromatic scent often wafts from Brent’s apartment at Ryman’s Kevin Hickman Village, tempting taste buds and stirring appetites. With its tender meat and velvety sauce, this dish is every bit as delicious as it sounds – you’ll be reaching for seconds, thirds, and maybe even fourths!

Click read more for the full recipe.

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6 days ago

Poll: Are swear words no longer?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

In 2023, Apple amended its autocorrect function to allow Iphone users to freely use their intended word without mentioning 'ducks'. Is this a sign of the times? Are swear words no longer taboo in our communities or workplaces?

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In 2023, Apple amended its autocorrect function to allow Iphone users to freely use their intended word without mentioning 'ducks'. Is this a sign of the times? Are swear words no longer taboo in our communities or workplaces?

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

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Are swear words no longer?
  • 20.5% Yes - swear words don't phase me
    20.5% Complete
  • 48.6% No - it's still inappropriate to swear
    48.6% Complete
  • 30.2% It's depends on the word
    30.2% Complete
  • 0.8% Other - I'll share below!
    0.8% Complete
2714 votes
4 days ago

Will you visit Fieldays?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

Gloomy overhead Waikato weather wasn’t enough to deter those wanting to be first through the gate at the National Fieldays.

Lines had started forming by 7am on Wednesday at Mystery Creek, as the crowd counted down to the gates opening at 8am.

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27 days ago

Family's fight to keep classroom killer behind bars

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

The murder of teacher Lois Dear in her Tokoroa classroom 18 years ago shocked the country.
Now, as her killer Whetu Te Hiko becomes eligible for release, her son, Kevin McNeil, vows to do all he can to keep him incarcerated.

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19 days ago

Poll: Should Hamilton City Council shrink the number of councillors?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

A political bunfight is brewing over moves to cut councillor numbers on Hamilton City Council.

Potential mayoral candidate Tim Macindoe, supported by four others, has asked Thursday’s meeting to agree to a representation report that covers replacing the current east-west split with one … View more
A political bunfight is brewing over moves to cut councillor numbers on Hamilton City Council.

Potential mayoral candidate Tim Macindoe, supported by four others, has asked Thursday’s meeting to agree to a representation report that covers replacing the current east-west split with one city-wide ward.

It also seeks consideration of cutting representative numbers from 15 - including 12 general councillors spread over two wards, two Māori ward representatives and the mayor - to 11.

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Should Hamilton City Council shrink the number of councillors?
  • 93.5% Yes
    93.5% Complete
  • 4.3% No
    4.3% Complete
  • 2.2% Not sure
    2.2% Complete
  • 0% Other - explain in the comments
    0% Complete
92 votes
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