Huntington, Hamilton

1 day ago

Why Welfare Fails

Paul from Pukete

You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the industrious out of it. You don't multiply wealth by dividing it. Government cannot give anything to anybody that it doesn't first take from somebody else. Whenever somebody receives something without working for it, somebody … View moreYou cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the industrious out of it. You don't multiply wealth by dividing it. Government cannot give anything to anybody that it doesn't first take from somebody else. Whenever somebody receives something without working for it, somebody else has to work for it without receiving. The worst thing that can happen to a nation is for half of the people to get the idea they don't have to work because somebody else will work for them, and the other half to get the idea that it does no good to work because they don't get to enjoy the fruits of their labor.
Adrian Rodgers

6 hours ago

Hukanui Golf Club Twilight starting on Wednesday 13th October.

Hukanui Golf Club Inc

Tee of from 3pm - 6pm
Cost $10, everyone welcome - golfers & non-golfers.

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6 hours ago

Hukanui Golf Club Summer Memberships are now available.

Hukanui Golf Club Inc

With daylight saving starting soon, it's a great opportunity to play golf at Hukanui Golf Club. Good course & friendly atmosphere.

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17 hours ago

Warm welcome to Climate Insights

Neighbourly

We're very excited to announce Climate Insights as our new Neighbourly partner.

Climate insights is looking forward to supporting the Neighbourly community, helping kiwis protect their homes against climate change and live better within their communities. Climate Insights use science-based… View more
We're very excited to announce Climate Insights as our new Neighbourly partner.

Climate insights is looking forward to supporting the Neighbourly community, helping kiwis protect their homes against climate change and live better within their communities. Climate Insights use science-based information to provide tools and guidance as we strive to become more sustainable and resilient. 

Please join us in welcoming Climate Insights and stay tuned for localised climate information, tools and much more!
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1 day ago

Equity vs covid

Paul from Pukete

Equity means equality of outcome.

The reason the concept of equity resonates with people in the West today is because it accords with our desires for every one to be treated fairly and equally.



We are naturally cynical when someone professes a belief in a virtue but then fails to put that … View more
Equity means equality of outcome.

The reason the concept of equity resonates with people in the West today is because it accords with our desires for every one to be treated fairly and equally.



We are naturally cynical when someone professes a belief in a virtue but then fails to put that belief into practice in their own life. The idea of judging a person by their actions rather than by their words has longstanding merit for this reason­.

Why should one demand all others provide them with the means to achieve equal outcomes, without first redistributing their own wealth equally to the individuals in their own to show their own, unequivocal commitment to equity? Where is the equity in that?



Just as the individuals that demand preferential treatment with the covid vaccination fail to participate fully when it is freely offered

1 day ago

Looking for some cooking inspiration?

Stuff

Look no further! Join Sam Mannering on Thursday the 23rd of September and cook your dinner along with him.

What’s on the menu? Sam is going to teach you how to make curry from scratch, and for dessert, a tarte tatin.

Get in quick because seats are limited!
Register now

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5 days ago

Entitlement

Paul from Pukete

The couple that went to Wanaka in breach of Covid 19 rules showed a sense of entitlement, both in their believe that they could , and the scamming of the essential workers exemption to achieve their aim.

Further entitlement ensues with because the parent of one of them is a high ranking official … View more
The couple that went to Wanaka in breach of Covid 19 rules showed a sense of entitlement, both in their believe that they could , and the scamming of the essential workers exemption to achieve their aim.

Further entitlement ensues with because the parent of one of them is a high ranking official their names should be suppressed

so it looks like entitlement is intergenerational ...or a learned behaviour



They do not wished to be shamed.



There is no father figure here , Saying my son / daughter transgressed, I offer my apologies for their behaviour , and expect the full force of the law to apply..as we are not above it...

Entitlement needs to be stamped out



What part of society breeds this arrogance, what no doubt elite school did they attend, that fostered such believes or at the very least did not curb them.

We need to know, to place them along with such schools that have recently been exposed as hotbeds of abuse.



We need an onslaught of internet memes that exposes the perpetuation of entitlement, the disconnect that emboldens all those that believe they are beyond the law of the rest of mere mortals







We shoot a terrorist running amok with a knife,,,the potential real harm of spreading covid is just a lethal to those that catch it.



Lets start an Facebook post Entitlement is..........you all fill in the blanks

2 days ago

Equity vs Covid

Paul from Pukete

Equity means equality of outcome.

The reason the concept of equity resonates with people in the West today is because it accords with our desires for every one to be treated fairly and equally.

We are naturally cynical when someone professes a belief in a virtue but then fails to put that … View more
Equity means equality of outcome.

The reason the concept of equity resonates with people in the West today is because it accords with our desires for every one to be treated fairly and equally.

We are naturally cynical when someone professes a belief in a virtue but then fails to put that belief into practice in their own life. The idea of judging a person by their actions rather than by their words has longstanding merit for this reason­.
Why should one demand all others provide them with the means to achieve equal outcomes, without first redistributing their own wealth equally to the individuals in their own to show their own, unequivocal commitment to equity? Where is the equity in that? 

Just as the individuals that demand preferential treatment with the covid vaccination fail to participate fully when it is freely offered

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Do you have questions about your spring garden?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, … View more
Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, you can submit it (now, or during the chat) at the link below. Then tune in today, Sept 17, at 3pm.

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2 days ago

Snap crackle pot

The Team from Resene ColorShop Te Rapa

Give some plain store-bought pots a fresh new look using Resene FX Crackle effect. Use Resene FX Crackle effect to give a shabby chic look with on-trend paint colours.

Find out how to create your own.

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3 days ago

75 years and back in the family

Forlongs

Forlongs turned 75 last month, and we’d like to thank our customers for shopping local and supporting a Waikato family owned business.

At Forlongs you will find:

· Friendly service and a great range of furniture, appliances, outdoor and more
· A better finance offering with less fees
·… View more
Forlongs turned 75 last month, and we’d like to thank our customers for shopping local and supporting a Waikato family owned business.

At Forlongs you will find:

· Friendly service and a great range of furniture, appliances, outdoor and more
· A better finance offering with less fees
· Free delivery within our delivery area
· Free undercover parking
· Plus reward points on account purchases

We look forward to welcoming you in store and helping you find all your favourite things.
Shop now

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3 days ago

The Honest Butchery Today's Specials 18/09

Jian Li from The Honest Butcher Rototuna

Dear Customers, We are back to open today on Level 2. We are opening on normal hours 8:00AM - 7:00 PM
The Honest Butchery Today's Specials 18/09
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Fresh Lean Pork Mince $10.99/kg
Fresh Pork Loin Chops Skin … View more
Dear Customers, We are back to open today on Level 2. We are opening on normal hours 8:00AM - 7:00 PM
The Honest Butchery Today's Specials 18/09
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Fresh Lean Pork Mince $10.99/kg
Fresh Pork Loin Chops Skin on $10.99/kg
Fresh Beef Eye Fillet (Whole Piece) $35.99/kg
Fresh Premium Beef Mince $13.99/kg
Fresh Angus Beef Short Ribs $19.99/kg
Fresh Beef Scotch Fillet $25.99/kg
Beef Baby Shin Meat $13.99/kg
Fresh Lamb French Racks $24.99/kg
Fresh Lamb Shoulder Roast Boneless $20.99/kg
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All Shop Made Gluten-Free Sausages on Sale

Fresh Shop Made Gluten-Free Beef Sausages $13.99/kg
Fresh Shop Made Gluten-Free Pork Sausages $13.99/kg
Fresh Shop Made Old Fashion English Beef Sausages $15.99/kg
Fresh Shop Made Pork Chilli Sour Cream Sausages $15.99/kg
Fresh Pork & Apple Sausages $15.99/kg

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Shop's Address:16A Horsham Down Road, Corner of Horsham Downs rd and Thomas road. Rototuna, Hamilton. PH:07 855016

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5 days ago

Noticed anything different?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you … View more
It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you keen to dive straight into te wiki? Here's a video by our mates at Stuff showing five te reo words that every person from across the motu (country) needs to know.

For more coverage on Māori language week, click the 'See more' button below.

Ngā manaakitanga!
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7 days ago

SAD BUT SO VERY TRUE ...

Paul from Pukete

SAD BUT SO VERY TRUE .....
After dinner a teacher started checking homework done by her students. Her husband is strolling around with a smart phone playing his favorite game ‘Candy Crush Saga’.
When reading the last homework notes, the wife starts crying with silent tears....

Her husband saw … View more
SAD BUT SO VERY TRUE .....
After dinner a teacher started checking homework done by her students. Her husband is strolling around with a smart phone playing his favorite game ‘Candy Crush Saga’.
When reading the last homework notes, the wife starts crying with silent tears....

Her husband saw this and asked, ‘Why are you crying dear? What happened?’

Wife: ‘Yesterday I gave homework to my 1st Standard students, to write something on the topic ... 'MY WISH ’

Husband: ‘OK, but why are you crying?’

Wife: ‘Today while checking the last notes, it made me cry.’

Husband curiously: ‘What’s written in the notes that makes you cry?’

Wife: LISTEN......

My wish is to become a smart phone.

My parents love their smart phone very much.

They care about their smart phone so much that sometimes they forget to care for me.

When my father comes from the office tired, he has time for his smart phone but not for me.

When my parents are doing some important work and smart phone is ringing, within single ring they attend the phone, but not to me...

even if I am crying.

They play games on their smart phones not with me.

When they are talking to someone on their smart phone, they never listen to me even if I am telling them something important.

So, MY WISH is to become a smart phone.

After listening to the note my husband got emotional and asked the wife, ‘Who wrote this??’.

Wife: ‘OUR SON ’......

Gadgets are beneficial, but they are for our ease not to cease the love amongst family and loved ones.

Children see and feel everything what happens with & around them. Things get imprinted on their mind with an everlasting effect. Let’s take due care, so that they do not grow with any false impressions...

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