Dinsdale, Hamilton

7 hours ago

Remember your first job? Glen just got his.

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Glen Terry, 30, did a video for LinkedIn about how much he wanted to work, and employers listened.

Terry, who has Down Syndrome, now works in Gilmours Hamilton - a job he found with help from Disability Employment facilitator Selwyn Cook.

Read more here. Do you remember the feeling of finding … View more
Glen Terry, 30, did a video for LinkedIn about how much he wanted to work, and employers listened.

Terry, who has Down Syndrome, now works in Gilmours Hamilton - a job he found with help from Disability Employment facilitator Selwyn Cook.

Read more here. Do you remember the feeling of finding your first job?

1 day ago

Seed Sharing for Neighbours Day!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

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We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!

Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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4 hours ago

What's On: Hamilton City Darts

Maureen from Chartwell

We play at the Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club every Tuesday night at 7pm All Players new and experienced most welcome contact Merv Nelley 0216181153 find us on Facebook
Hamilton City Darts
  • Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club
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19 hours ago

What's On: TAIJI QIGONG-nztca

Eddie from Hamilton Lake

9 WEEKS Course. A soft martial art using internal power for people in search of health, relaxation, exercise, social, & meditation. Movements to develop connectivity & prevention. email:taichi9000@yahoo.co.nz to register.
TAIJI QIGONG-nztca
  • YWCA
7 hours ago

Remember your first job? Glen just got his.

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Glen Terry, 30, did a video for LinkedIn about how much he wanted to work, and employers listened.

Terry, who has Down Syndrome, now works in Gilmours Hamilton - a job he found with help from Disability Employment facilitator Selwyn Cook.

Read more here. Do you remember the feeling of finding … View more
Glen Terry, 30, did a video for LinkedIn about how much he wanted to work, and employers listened.

Terry, who has Down Syndrome, now works in Gilmours Hamilton - a job he found with help from Disability Employment facilitator Selwyn Cook.

Read more here. Do you remember the feeling of finding your first job?

2 days ago

Razor blades in the walls....

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Has anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a… View moreHas anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a nasty, rusty surprise.
I'm certain I've seen something like this here in Aotearoa-NZ, but can't for the life of me recall where. It was in the back of the medicine cupboard. Let us know if you've seen, had - or have - one in your home.

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5 days ago

Fabric scraps for quilting

Pat from Melville

Do you have any fabric cotton print scraps suitable for quilting? My friend, Cathrin, makes quilts which go to 3rd World countries and she is running out of scraps. She would appreciate it if you had any to spare. If you can help, please phone her on (07) 847-3709 to arrange collection. Many … View moreDo you have any fabric cotton print scraps suitable for quilting? My friend, Cathrin, makes quilts which go to 3rd World countries and she is running out of scraps. She would appreciate it if you had any to spare. If you can help, please phone her on (07) 847-3709 to arrange collection. Many thanks. Pat G.

1 day ago

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide is now available on our website, providing practical guidance for businesses, services and communities interested in putting an age friendly business programme in place in their city or stores.

If you are thinking about … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide is now available on our website, providing practical guidance for businesses, services and communities interested in putting an age friendly business programme in place in their city or stores.

If you are thinking about developing an Age friendly Business programme or have more questions about how to get involved, get in touch with us at osc@msd.govt.nz.

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3 days ago

Keep up with the latest America's Cup action

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Who's foiling and who's failing?

Stuff's America's Cup correspondent Duncan Johnstone brings you all the action from on and off the water, delivered to your inbox every Monday.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter (for free) here.

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2 days ago

Red Cross Annual Book Fair 2021 5th,6th and 7th March

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

The Red Cross Book Fair is back again this year for the book lovers, avid readers, and book worms and for those who would like to invest in a new or favourite hobby!
Join us at Waikato’s biggest Red Cross Book Fair at Te Rapa Race Course (Off Garnett Ave) on the 5th, 6th and 7th March.
A massive … View more
The Red Cross Book Fair is back again this year for the book lovers, avid readers, and book worms and for those who would like to invest in a new or favourite hobby!
Join us at Waikato’s biggest Red Cross Book Fair at Te Rapa Race Course (Off Garnett Ave) on the 5th, 6th and 7th March.
A massive range of quality books from fiction to nonfiction, kids’ books to adult books, sporting, gardening, art, health, cooking, biography and many more at giveaway prices, including the famous $1 room and the ‘collector’s corner’ for unique and vintage books.



Plus a wide variety of music, movies, puzzles and magazines.



Bring the family and stock up on some fantastic reading and find great presents for friends and your near and dear ones.



All proceeds go to funding our vital Humanitarian and community programmes in the Waikato Region.



A huge THANK YOU to all Hamiltonians’ and everyone across Waikato and New Zealand from the Red Cross and its volunteers for their kind donations throughout the year and their continued and generous support at the event as well.

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3 days ago

Grooves up or down? Decking debate settled

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

The great kiwi deck, every home should have one. But there's a decking debate raging in DIY and Reno circles: Should the grooves go up or down?
We think we've settled the argument here.

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2 days ago

What's On: MEDIEVAL FAIR

John from Beerescourt

Join us for a day of family fun showcasing medieval times. Food - Music - Costumes - Games - Maypole - Dancing - Creative arts - Spit roast - Jousting.
MEDIEVAL FAIR
  • Governor's Green Hamilton Gardens
3 days ago

This week's latest Blueprint

Hamilton Harcourts

View Hamilton Harcourts' latest interactive Blueprint.

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7 days ago

What's On: Sewing course

Jane from Hamilton East

Every Thursday from 4:30 - 6:30. The cost is $10 per session (2 hour session). To register, please call us on 078583453
Sewing course
  • Waimarie: Hamilton East Community House
3 days ago

Which Hamilton sites do you think need a mural?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

A Palmerston North artist is getting a 90-metre-long canvas in Hamilton.

Gemma Yiannoutsos has been chosen to transform a retaining wall near Victoria Bridge.

Read more here. Can you think of other spots in Hamilton that could do with a mural?

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5 days ago

What's On: Dance Scottish, Lochiel SCD Club

Jill from Chartwell

Enjoy fiddle music and dancing? You'll love Scottish social dancing. Fun, friendship and fitness for mind and body. No partner needed. First night free. Kate 0210507545, Jill 021 264 3939
Dance Scottish, Lochiel SCD Club
  • St John's Church Hall
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