Dinsdale, Hamilton

1 hour ago

Cambridge: The Kiwi town that could become the next big thing

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Cambridge is so much more than just a town you drive through. Click the link below for a few reasons to consider sticking around a bit. #backyourbackyard

1 hour ago

DOUBTFUL SOUNDS WEEKENDER SPECIAL!

The Travel Directors

3nights /4days From NZ$959pp* ex Queenstown
Discover the breath-taking, pristine wilderness scenery of Doubtful Sound, deep in the heart of Fiordland National Park. Reconnect with nature, beautiful in any weather, feel the silence. The Fjord is long and wide and a 2-night cruise is the best way to … View more
3nights /4days From NZ$959pp* ex Queenstown
Discover the breath-taking, pristine wilderness scenery of Doubtful Sound, deep in the heart of Fiordland National Park. Reconnect with nature, beautiful in any weather, feel the silence. The Fjord is long and wide and a 2-night cruise is the best way to experience some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery.

ITINERARY:

Day 1 Queenstown – Te Anau

Collect your car and head south to Te Anau. Visit The Wildlife Centre – an ideal setting to learn about some of Fiordland’s wildlife, and to view the rare flightless Takahe, wander through Ivon Wilson Park - a 35-hectare parklike landscape. Visit the Fiordland Cinema for a wine at the Black Dog Bar and view the exceptional short documentary film “Ata Whenua – Shadowland” – pride of the locals. Overnight accommodation Te Anau.

Day 2 Te Anau – Manapouri – Doubtful Sound

Cross island-studded Lake Manapouri by boat and join your coach to take you over the Wilmot Pass and down into Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound. Embark the 72 passenger Fiordland Navigator for your 2-night cruise. A traditional sailing vessel, with all the modern comforts. Cruise the full length of the fjord all the way to the Tasman Sea, weigh anchor in a sheltered cove with the opportunity to kayak along the shoreline or take the tender craft with a nature guide. Accommodation onboard with dinner. (B & D)

Day 3 Doubtful Sound:

Wake to the sounds of the Sound and another fantastic day of peace and tranquillity weaving through hidden coves and waterways. Bottlenose dolphins are often encountered, fur seals bask on the rocks and at times rare penguins can be seen

(B, L & D)

Day 4 Doubtful Sound – Manapouri – Queenstown:

Kick off this final day with a hearty buffet breakfast and get ready to enjoy the rest of the morning exploring other parts of the fiord. Return to Deep Cove and the return trip back to Manapouri. Collect your car and head back to Queenstown for late afternoon arrival.

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

• Car rental – Queenstown return, 4 days, unlimited

kilometres, standard insurance

• 1-night accommodation Te Anau with cooked breakfast

• Free car parking at Manapouri

• Boat transfer across Lake Manapouri and coach transfer

over Wilmot Pass

• 2-night cruise on Doubtful Sound aboard Fiordland

Navigator

• Private cabin with ensuite onboard

• Buffet Breakfast, lunch and 3-course buffet dinner onboard

cruise.

• Complimentary tea & coffee onboard

• Choose to explore the shoreline by kayak or small boat

included

Contact the team at the Travel Directors on 07 847 1571 or email hamilton@traveldirectors.co.nz for more information about this amazing destination

5 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and … View more
Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

Click here to read our August newsletter: bit.ly...
Or to subscribe to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...

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2 hours ago

Experience the difference

Hilda Ross Retirement Village

Our guide gives you a glimpse into the lifestyle that a Ryman village offers. As well as guiding you through the retirement living and care options available.

Receive your free Experience the Difference guide.

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7 days ago

Can you help?

Pip Stephenson from Waikato/Bay of Plenty Cancer Society

We’re currently looking for volunteer collectors for our Daffodil Day street appeal in Hamilton on Friday 28 August and Saturday 29 August. Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society’s biggest annual fundraiser and is vital to support the work we do in the community. With as little as two hours of your… View moreWe’re currently looking for volunteer collectors for our Daffodil Day street appeal in Hamilton on Friday 28 August and Saturday 29 August. Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society’s biggest annual fundraiser and is vital to support the work we do in the community. With as little as two hours of your time, you can help us make a life-changing difference for the one in three Kiwis affected by cancer.

If you'd like to volunteer for Daffodil Day, get in touch bit.ly...

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5 hours ago

Exterior Aluminium Sliding Door

Karen from Grandview Heights

We're having a new door installed next month so giving advance notice if anyone would like to see the old one in situ and working perfectly. 2.4M wide, slider in the middle third, and window either side. Colour of joinery is Almond. Price neg

Price: $700

6 hours ago

𝟗𝟎%𝐎𝐅𝐅 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 W𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 K𝐢𝐰𝐢 H𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭.

The team from EnergySmart - Waikato

You could be eligible for a grant for ceiling and underfloor insulation, as well as heat pump in your main living area.

Cut down on those power bills today by making your home more energy efficient.

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10 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small … View more
Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.

5 days ago

Post Office Dinsdale

Margaret Lorraine from Dinsdale

Went to post a parcel yesterday to find our local Post shop in Dinsdale was closed...No notice on the door, and others waiting to get in...One person was inside cleaning the floor, and just waved his hands to let us know the place wasnt open...Hubby went up today, and the doors are open, but not … View moreWent to post a parcel yesterday to find our local Post shop in Dinsdale was closed...No notice on the door, and others waiting to get in...One person was inside cleaning the floor, and just waved his hands to let us know the place wasnt open...Hubby went up today, and the doors are open, but not selling any postal things only handbags etc..Frankton, and Grandview are our Postal places now.

7 hours ago

Lost Samsung Galaxy in black case .

Dianne from Dinsdale

J7 Pro. Left on back of vehicle driving away from Waihou Blue Springs carpark, Whites Rd, Putaruru. Grateful to receive back & finders fee. Plse text D 0275684640.

14 hours ago

A very special offer for NZ businesses…

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We know things are still pretty tough for some small businesses right now, but it’s more important than ever for you to stay present.

So, we’d love to offer you something special, to say thanks for being an important part of your community.

We’re offering you a Premium Business Listing… View more
We know things are still pretty tough for some small businesses right now, but it’s more important than ever for you to stay present.

So, we’d love to offer you something special, to say thanks for being an important part of your community.

We’re offering you a Premium Business Listing for 12 months for just $249+gst. Usually $399+gst.

Grab a 12-month Premium Business subscription now.

A few great benefits of a Premium Business Listing are;

● Posting to the newsfeed of your home neighbourhood and nearby neighbourhoods about your products or services and how you can help your neighbours
● Top positions in the business directory
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1 day ago

Bowel Cancer – You’re never too young

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer can strike at any age. Each year about 3,000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with the disease and more than 1,200 will die. That’s as many as breast and prostate cancer combined. But it is treatable – and beatable – if detected early enough. Check your symptoms

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3 days ago

What's your one wish for nature in our city?

The Team from Hamilton City Council

We want to know what you think about nature in our great river city! 🌱

Check out the link, tell us your thoughts and help shape your city.

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3 days ago

This week's latest Blueprint

Hamilton Harcourts

View Hamilton Harcourts' latest interactive Blueprint.

If you'd like to receive Blueprint in your inbox each week, subscribe here.
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3 days ago

Do you know what to plant in the garden right now?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

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… View more
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.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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