This week’s issue we say there should be a parsley plant near every kitchen door. It’s time to harvest sprouting broccoli, compile your spring seed list, sow Florence fennel, choose tomatoes wisely and check germinating seedlings every day.
Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow and make a feeding station for native birds. Plus go in the draw for strawberry packs from Tui and copies of NZ Gardener’s August issue.
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Lost from our home in Fairview downs. Day 5 :( Almost 2 years old our family cat Leah has gone missing for a week now. Super unusual she not show up for dinner time. We moved to the above address over a month ago and have let neighbours and old neighbours know that’s she’s missing. We back on to the Ruakura research centre farm land so we’re thinking she may have just wondered too far. We miss her dearly and all very sad. Please help us!
Any one know why powers out ClarkinRoad? 5 days now and we're still running off a generator. Must be a difficult fix? Or no parts? OR????. Would be nice to have a generator noise free night,I want my peaceful sleep back again.!
In the lead up to the 2020 election, Stuff is keeping voters up to date with what’s happening in their electorate, through Neighbourly. Here’s what you need to know about the candidates in the running to be Hauraki-Waikato's MP.
At the October 17 election, New Zealanders will have the opportunity to choose their regional spokesperson.
Through the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, those enrolled can vote for the party they want as well as a local representative.
Why does my MP matter?
The person elected will be the voice for your region in Parliament. If you’re having trouble getting entitlements or dealing with Government departments, they can help. If your community needs funding for certain projects or activities, or there isn’t enough healthcare in the area, the elected MP can step in and help.
To read more, click here.