Claudelands, Hamilton

7 hours ago

Energetic cast called in for Hamilton Operatic's spirited Sister Act

Julie Kaio Reporter from Hamilton Press

A stellar cast has been called in for Hamilton Operatic Society's stylish season of Sister Act.
Live at Clarence Street Theatre from June 23, the ensemble consists of national actors and familiar Hamilton thespians.

stuff.co.nz/entertainment/stage-and-theatre/104670999/energetic-cast-called-in-for-hamilton-operatics-spirited-sister-act
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4 days ago

Will you be striking for better pay in the Waikato?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Will you be taking to the streets in your community to strike for better pay? The nurses union has "strongly rejected" a DHB pay and conditions offer and is seeking urgent mediation. That means strikes scheduled for July could still go ahead. Do you support the …View more
Hi neighbours,

Will you be taking to the streets in your community to strike for better pay? The nurses union has "strongly rejected" a DHB pay and conditions offer and is seeking urgent mediation. That means strikes scheduled for July could still go ahead. Do you support the nurses' stance? What do you think of the latest pay offer? Let us know in the replies. Click here to read more.
(If commenting, please add "NFP/not for print" if you do not want your images/comments used on Stuff).

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4 days ago

Chiropractor injuries

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Hi all,

We're working on a story about chiropractors.

Has anyone been injured during treatment? Or do you know somebody who has been?

If so, please email reporter Aaron Leaman at aaron.leaman@stuff.co.nz or call/text 027-480-5020.

Thanks all

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3 hours ago

ASB warns of 'smishing' scam

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

ASB customers are being targeted in a "smishing" scam. They've been getting text messages claiming they've been locked out of their bank accounts, but it's really a ruse to get them to hand over their banking details.

ASB is aware of a current SMS ('smishing') …View more
ASB customers are being targeted in a "smishing" scam. They've been getting text messages claiming they've been locked out of their bank accounts, but it's really a ruse to get them to hand over their banking details.

ASB is aware of a current SMS ('smishing') scam where people have been sent a text message pretending to be from the bank. The 'smishing' SMS contains a link that once clicked prompts the person to provide personal information and a wide range of details such as login details and their Netcode.

ASB wants to remind everyone that legitimate messages from any bank would never ask customers to supply personal information, login details or second-factor identification.

The ASB Contact Centre is available on 0800 803 804 if a customer is concerned about any suspicious messages they receive. Read more here

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18 days ago

In need of old pc washing frigefrezzer old stereos microwave lawnmowers old dehumidather

Adrian from Frankton

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10 hours ago

Meat specials

Jian Li from The Honest Butcher Rototuna

Fresh Beef & Pork Sausages (Gluten Free) $8.99/kg
Fresh Pork Loin Chops Skin on $8.99/kg
Fresh Pork Loin Chops Skinless $10.99/kg

11 hours ago
17 hours ago

Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry

The Department of Internal Affairs

Join us at our next Meet the Inquiry Panel in Hamilton on Wednesday 27 June at Claudelands Conference Centre, Brooklyn Room 1, cnr Brooklyn Road and Heaphy Terrace, 5 to 6.30pm.

Share your views with the Inquiry Panel.
Find out more!

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7 days ago

MISSING DOG

Theresa from Hamilton East

Our dog has gone missing from Hamilton East. He is very loved and missed. We noticed him missing about 6pm last night. He was seen at Steele Park. He will be scared and we are worried that he has been taken. He doesn't just wander off on his own as is normally off his chain and inside or on …View moreOur dog has gone missing from Hamilton East. He is very loved and missed. We noticed him missing about 6pm last night. He was seen at Steele Park. He will be scared and we are worried that he has been taken. He doesn't just wander off on his own as is normally off his chain and inside or on the doorstep. Please if you know anything contact me ASAP.
We don't have any money but if our dog is returned we will do whatever we can to thank whoever gets him back to us.

7 days ago

Poll: Chokos: what to do with a bumper crop?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Here's a question from a reader of NZ Gardener, Ash in Whangamomona, who wants to know what to do with 100kg of chokos! He's looking for ideas to manage a bumper choko crop. And feel free to share more ideas in the Reply space.

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Chokos: what to do with a bumper crop?
  • 62% Give them to your friends
    62% Complete
  • 16.7% Give them to your enemies
    16.7% Complete
  • 6.7% Preserve (Reply to tell us how)
    6.7% Complete
  • 14.5% Throw them in your compost
    14.5% Complete
848 votes
1 day ago

Congratulations to the PM

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have welcomed a baby girl. To read more, click here.

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1 day ago

Poll: Would you give your teenager a double bed?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Does it make sense to buy teenagers bigger beds so they have more room to grow? Or, like writer and mum Jayne D'Arcy, do you think a double could equal trouble later on?

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Would you give your teenager a double bed?
  • 42.7% Yes, single beds aren't big enough
    42.7% Complete
  • 38.7% It depends on the size of the room
    38.7% Complete
  • 18.6% No, a single bed is all they need
    18.6% Complete
1417 votes
1 day ago
1 day ago

Poll: Should public holidays be scrapped in NZ?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

After debate around whether Matariki should become a public holiday, ACT leader David Seymour said he was "open" to public holidays being scrapped in New Zealand - well, all but Anzac and Waitangi.

He says people should be able to make their own holiday arrangements, rather than the …View more
After debate around whether Matariki should become a public holiday, ACT leader David Seymour said he was "open" to public holidays being scrapped in New Zealand - well, all but Anzac and Waitangi.

He says people should be able to make their own holiday arrangements, rather than the Government telling us when to take the day off.

We want to know your thoughts. Should people be able to make their own holiday arrangements? Or should we leave our holidays as is?

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Should public holidays be scrapped in NZ?
  • 3.7% Yes, let's scrap them
    3.7% Complete
  • 91.2% No, leave them as is
    91.2% Complete
  • 5.1% Let's just keep Anzac and Waitangi Day
    5.1% Complete
1608 votes
1 day ago

We're on the hunt for Neighbours of the Week

Julie Kaio Reporter from Hamilton Press

The Hamilton Press and Neighbourly are on the hunt for Neighbours of the Week.
Whether you live in an apartment or on a rural property, you have neighbours - and knowing your neighbours matters. Connecting with the people who live around you creates a happier, safer and more friendlier …View more
The Hamilton Press and Neighbourly are on the hunt for Neighbours of the Week.
Whether you live in an apartment or on a rural property, you have neighbours - and knowing your neighbours matters. Connecting with the people who live around you creates a happier, safer and more friendlier neighbourhood - even if it's just greeting them by name over the fence or popping in for an occasional cuppa. That's what Neighbourly is all about after all. Neighbourly aims to restore the neighbourhoods of old, where neighbours knew each other well enough to pop next door to borrow a cup of sugar or help search for a lost pet.
At the same time, we want to celebrate all the good neighbours who are making an extra effort to support others in communities across the Waikato. These are the ones who organise neighbourhood BBQs, help stack their neighbour's firewood or always put their hand up to babysit.
So if you have a have a neighbour that fits the bill, and needs a bit of thanking, let us know. Nominations can be emailed to julie.kaio@stuff.co.nz

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