Enderley, Hamilton

1 day ago

Have you given your letterbox some love?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

We've seen some pretty imaginative postboxes on our NZ travels (these are just a taster) and it got us wondering what novelty letterboxes might be lining the streets in your neighbourhood.

So have you pimped up your postbox? If so, we'd love to see a picture and hear the story behind it … View more
We've seen some pretty imaginative postboxes on our NZ travels (these are just a taster) and it got us wondering what novelty letterboxes might be lining the streets in your neighbourhood.

So have you pimped up your postbox? If so, we'd love to see a picture and hear the story behind it for a feature on Homed... Did you create it from scratch or repurpose a household item? What was the inspiration for your design? And how have people reacted to it?

You can email your letterbox photos to homed@stuff.co.nz and someone will be in touch - and thanks in advance!

16 hours ago

Clyde street car park warning.

Keith from Hillcrest

Today I parked at Clyde street car park at 9.20. On a P 60 car park, I went across the road to my dental appointment. Paid the account at 9.58. I went back to my car and found a warning on my windscreen to say this is a private car park for Clyde street customers. Only and if I use it again I will… View moreToday I parked at Clyde street car park at 9.20. On a P 60 car park, I went across the road to my dental appointment. Paid the account at 9.58. I went back to my car and found a warning on my windscreen to say this is a private car park for Clyde street customers. Only and if I use it again I will be towed away or clamped. Then also on my windscreen is a ticket at 9.59 am for $65. I did intend to buy some bread from bakers delight but after the ticket I was not going to support the shops. Beware when using this car park. It is not P60 at all.

1 day ago

Lock-outs, blockades as bus driver pay dispute escalates

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Did anyone try catching a bus today?
A pay dispute between Waikato bus drivers and Go Bus has escalated after 20 months of negotiations.
Buses were running on a Saturday schedule during Monday's protests.
The situation escalated when First Union members announced the wouldn't take fares … View more
Did anyone try catching a bus today?
A pay dispute between Waikato bus drivers and Go Bus has escalated after 20 months of negotiations.
Buses were running on a Saturday schedule during Monday's protests.
The situation escalated when First Union members announced the wouldn't take fares on Waikato urban routes on Monday.
Go Bus said it would lock out workers and operate reduced services.
Drivers then blocked buses at the Transport Centre and Higgins Rd depot. They've said protests will continue as long as workers are locked out.
Read more here.

4 hours ago

Serious crashes closes SH1 between Hamilton and Cambridge

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Several serious crashes in the Waikato region have left five people injured overnight and closed down State Highway 1 south of Hamilton. Read more

The road is blocked near Tamahere. Diversions are in place but the agency says delays in the area are likely for all road users. Motorists were … View more
Several serious crashes in the Waikato region have left five people injured overnight and closed down State Highway 1 south of Hamilton. Read more

The road is blocked near Tamahere. Diversions are in place but the agency says delays in the area are likely for all road users. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and expect major traffic delays.

The NZ Transport Agency is advising people heading to Hamilton Airport to allow plenty of extra time for their journey. People travelling to the airport should consider using State Highway 3 from Hamilton. Keep up to date here

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9 days ago

Teachers, do your job, teach

Dianne from Hamilton East

I am over all this striking . They have received a very good offer. I for one hope the Education Minister does not capitulate. There are many other sectors who need a pay rise.....this taxpayer has had enough.

5 hours ago

Poll: Who should win Resene's Colour Your Community People's Choice Award? VOTE NOW!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We need your help! These SIX creative applicants who are finalists in for the People's Choice Award as part of Resene Colour My Community. Now it's up to you to decide who should receive the final prize! Read a little information about each of the ideas and how your support will help them… View moreWe need your help! These SIX creative applicants who are finalists in for the People's Choice Award as part of Resene Colour My Community. Now it's up to you to decide who should receive the final prize! Read a little information about each of the ideas and how your support will help them - and then cast your vote below. Voting closes Sunday 2 December. More information here.

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Who should win Resene's Colour Your Community People's Choice Award? VOTE NOW!
  • 12.8% 1) Riversdale Community House - Blenheim
    12.8% Complete
  • 5.5% 2) Belmont Centre - Auckland
    5.5% Complete
  • 5.1% 3) Churton Park Tennis and Recreational Club - Wellington
    5.1% Complete
  • 24.7% 4) Barnardos - Napier
    24.7% Complete
  • 10.6% 5) Ngataringa Organic Garden (NOG) - Auckland
    10.6% Complete
  • 41.3% 6) Maketu Volunteer Coastguard and Maketu Surf Club
    41.3% Complete
235 votes
18 hours ago
1 day ago

Emergency Mobile Alert - this Sunday!

The Team from Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management

A nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system is happening on Sunday 25 November between 6pm and 7pm.

It doesn’t matter which network you are on. Any capable phone in the target area during the broadcast period should receive the alert

Emergency Mobile Alerts are not meant to replace … View more
A nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system is happening on Sunday 25 November between 6pm and 7pm.

It doesn’t matter which network you are on. Any capable phone in the target area during the broadcast period should receive the alert

Emergency Mobile Alerts are not meant to replace other emergency alerts, or the need to take action after natural warnings.

You still need to be prepared for an emergency and you should not wait to get an alert before you act. If you feel your life is in danger, don’t wait for an official warning. Take immediate action.

www.civildefence.govt.nz...

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1 day ago

Do you have any questions for us?

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

The Neighbours Day Roadshow is going well! We have loved meeting many of you in the South Island and are looking forward to the next leg in the North. We've been hearing a lot of suggestions about how to make Neighbours Day even better - and we'd love to hear your thoughts too! Do you … View moreThe Neighbours Day Roadshow is going well! We have loved meeting many of you in the South Island and are looking forward to the next leg in the North. We've been hearing a lot of suggestions about how to make Neighbours Day even better - and we'd love to hear your thoughts too! Do you have any questions about Neighbours Day? Any suggestions? Will you be getting involved? Why or why not? Leave a comment below!!

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1 day ago

Quiz Night - Thursdays

Chris from Hamilton East

Thursday Night is Quiz Night at The Hillcrest Tavern. Surprisingly nice surroundings with a fun hosted quiz that is free to play, with not too many rules - just No Cheating! Starts at 7.30pm and has a huge variety of questions. Teams of any size and you do not need to register beforehand. See you … View moreThursday Night is Quiz Night at The Hillcrest Tavern. Surprisingly nice surroundings with a fun hosted quiz that is free to play, with not too many rules - just No Cheating! Starts at 7.30pm and has a huge variety of questions. Teams of any size and you do not need to register beforehand. See you on Thursday for the Smart Cookies Quiz Night

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1 day ago

What is it like to see a Psychologist?

Dr. Heidi Douglass from Psychological Services and Yoga with Dr. Heidi Douglass

I have several brief videos on YouTube which describe how I treat a variety of problems: Insomnia, Social Anxiety, OCD, weight management etc... Below is the link to the live video about how I treat Depression. For safety reasons, it may be wise to consult your medical provider before making any … View moreI have several brief videos on YouTube which describe how I treat a variety of problems: Insomnia, Social Anxiety, OCD, weight management etc... Below is the link to the live video about how I treat Depression. For safety reasons, it may be wise to consult your medical provider before making any changes to medications.

If you think that you might like to book a session with me, you can call me for a free 10 minute phone consultation to see if I can help: 022 012 3781.

m.youtube.com/watch?v=lMIliQRqeZs

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1 day ago

This week's latest Blueprint

Hamilton Harcourts

View Hamilton Harcourts' latest interactive Blueprint.

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Read it now!

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1 day ago

Lock-outs, blockades as bus driver pay dispute escalates

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Did anyone try catching a bus today?
A pay dispute between Waikato bus drivers and Go Bus has escalated after 20 months of negotiations.
Buses were running on a Saturday schedule during Monday's protests.
The situation escalated when First Union members announced the wouldn't take fares … View more
Did anyone try catching a bus today?
A pay dispute between Waikato bus drivers and Go Bus has escalated after 20 months of negotiations.
Buses were running on a Saturday schedule during Monday's protests.
The situation escalated when First Union members announced the wouldn't take fares on Waikato urban routes on Monday.
Go Bus said it would lock out workers and operate reduced services.
Drivers then blocked buses at the Transport Centre and Higgins Rd depot. They've said protests will continue as long as workers are locked out.
Read more here.

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4 days ago

GARDEN SHED - Wanted to buy.

Hazel from Chartwell

Medium size Garden Shed. Please send details to:
 meandim12@gmail.com

2 days ago

Will you be affected by today's bus strike?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

New temporary schedules confirmed by Waikato Regional Council this afternoon will see regional buses operate as normal and Hamilton’s peak bus services continue too. However, there will be reduced frequency across the Hamilton network during the off peak as a result of industrial action by Go Bus… View moreNew temporary schedules confirmed by Waikato Regional Council this afternoon will see regional buses operate as normal and Hamilton’s peak bus services continue too. However, there will be reduced frequency across the Hamilton network during the off peak as a result of industrial action by Go Bus drivers starting today (Monday(

The 20 Cambridge, 21 Northern Connector, 22 Morrinsville/Paeroa, 23 Raglan and 24 Te Awamutu will operate as normal.

All Hamilton services, including the Orbiter, will run to reduced timetables. Most of the busiest peak time services will be operated at or close to their normal times.

However, buses in the middle of the day and evenings will run to a reduced frequency, with many going hourly instead of every half hour. Read more here

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