Huntington, Hamilton

11 days ago

Mad Mike's summer bash 2018!

Hampton Downs Motorsport Park

Hampton Downs, Mazda and New Zealand Drift Superstar Mad Mike Whiddett bring you Mad Mike Summer Bash 3 - Where Mad Mike and RADBUL will take on New Zealand’s Best drifters! A highlight at this year’s show will be the Mazda 767B time attack car.

USA's TJ Hunt will also be there. NZs … View more
Hampton Downs, Mazda and New Zealand Drift Superstar Mad Mike Whiddett bring you Mad Mike Summer Bash 3 - Where Mad Mike and RADBUL will take on New Zealand’s Best drifters! A highlight at this year’s show will be the Mazda 767B time attack car.

USA's TJ Hunt will also be there. NZs best drifters will again feature in the headline Summer Bash Shootout. A star of the show will be Whiddett’s RADBUL Mazda MX5. The public can have a go at the Mazda Drift Gymkhana and join the International track cruise.

There will be the Family Fun Zone, Premium Trackside Lounge and grandstand seating. Don’t miss out - come and join us for the third instalment of Mad Mike's Summer Bash!
Find out more!

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11 days ago

Do you have an award-winning room?

House and Garden Interior

Entries for Interior of the Year 2019 awards are open now. We're on the hunt for New Zealand's most beautiful rooms.

The supreme winner will win an $8,000 luxury escape at Matakauri Lodge and all category winners will receive $1,000 and will be featured in NZ House & Garden.

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Entries for Interior of the Year 2019 awards are open now. We're on the hunt for New Zealand's most beautiful rooms.

The supreme winner will win an $8,000 luxury escape at Matakauri Lodge and all category winners will receive $1,000 and will be featured in NZ House & Garden.

Categories include:
- Kitchen
- Living Room
- Bathroom
- Bedroom
- Indoor/Outdoor flow
- Out of the Ordinary

These prestigious awards can be entered by homeowners, interior designers or architects.
Find out more!

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12 days ago

Poll: Should babies be allowed in cafes and restaurants?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

While Jill Murphy was sitting at a cafe down with her partner and two-year-old daughter, a woman at the next table sighed loudly and said in a dismayed tone: "People want to go out and enjoy their food, you know. They don't want to have to put up with children."

She wrote in her … View more
While Jill Murphy was sitting at a cafe down with her partner and two-year-old daughter, a woman at the next table sighed loudly and said in a dismayed tone: "People want to go out and enjoy their food, you know. They don't want to have to put up with children."

She wrote in her opinion piece that she felt guilty for ruining everyone's lunch. To read more about her experience, click here.

So we want to know your views on young children in cafes and restaurants. Take part in our poll below! If you've got a view on this topic, share it with us in Stuff Nation.

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Should babies be allowed in cafes and restaurants?
  • 63.6% Yes
    63.6% Complete
  • 15.1% No
    15.1% Complete
  • 21.4% I think cafes should be more child friendly
    21.4% Complete
3603 votes
12 days ago

Feed a family for $30

LIFE Community

Over 135, 000 kiwi kids are living in households without basic food in the house. And 4 in 10 families that live in poverty are the working poor. This means many New Zealanders struggle to put food on the table at Christmas.

Since 2001, we have delivered almost 100,000 Christmas Boxes to … View more
Over 135, 000 kiwi kids are living in households without basic food in the house. And 4 in 10 families that live in poverty are the working poor. This means many New Zealanders struggle to put food on the table at Christmas.

Since 2001, we have delivered almost 100,000 Christmas Boxes to families in need throughout New Zealand. By giving $30, you can help us to bring over 15,000 boxes of food to kiwi families this Christmas. 100% of your donation goes directly to feed a family.
Donate here

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12 days ago

The Warehouse and Variety provide Twice the Joy

The Warehouse New Zealand

This year, The Warehouse and Variety – the Children's Charity, have teamed up to bring the joy of Christmas to families who would otherwise go without. Every child deserves to be happy on Christmas day, but for many New Zealand families, stretching the budget to buy gifts and share a special… View moreThis year, The Warehouse and Variety – the Children's Charity, have teamed up to bring the joy of Christmas to families who would otherwise go without. Every child deserves to be happy on Christmas day, but for many New Zealand families, stretching the budget to buy gifts and share a special family meal is out of reach.

Instore you can purchase a $10 voucher, which will gift a toy from sponsors Hasbro or Mattel to the value of $25, or you can purchase a gift and leave in the donation boxes provided.

Head in-store to share the Christmas joy.
Shop now

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12 days ago

Xmas 60cm fibre optics tree with 10 led snowflakes

Jagpreet from Huntington

Pick up Huntington Rototuna area in Hamilton

No time wasters. Selling as we won't be here for Xmas so someone can decorate their house with this beautiful Xmas tree.

Great condition as per photo. Led Light snowflakes can be set to flashing mode or just on.

There is an light inside … View more
Pick up Huntington Rototuna area in Hamilton

No time wasters. Selling as we won't be here for Xmas so someone can decorate their house with this beautiful Xmas tree.

Great condition as per photo. Led Light snowflakes can be set to flashing mode or just on.

There is an light inside the unit at the bottom base which has a colored spinning glass to light up the tree too. Spinning glass works but the small light bulb is gone. Can replace if needed. Cheap fix if you want to replace bottom light but it's not needed.

Price: $30

12 days ago

26" moving musical santa Xmas figure

Jagpreet from Huntington

Retails over $180.

Selling as we won't be here for Xmas. Musical santa. Plays different Xmas tune and arms move.

Ver realistic

Believe light used to go with the candle in the hand which doesn't go now. Apart from that works exactly how it should

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Retails over $180.

Selling as we won't be here for Xmas. Musical santa. Plays different Xmas tune and arms move.

Ver realistic

Believe light used to go with the candle in the hand which doesn't go now. Apart from that works exactly how it should

Sturdy base. 26inch figure

Huntington Rototuna area for pick up in Hamilton

Price: $75

13 days ago

Exciting day out for the kids!

Armistice in Cambridge

This weekend the military-themed Armistice in Cambridge event is on at Lake Karapiro. Tanks, battle re-enactments and a water-skiing aircraft!

Kids (of all ages) can try up to 20 interactive activities - archery, ride in a WW2 jeep, drive radio-controlled tanks, row a Navy cutter, shoot an … View more
This weekend the military-themed Armistice in Cambridge event is on at Lake Karapiro. Tanks, battle re-enactments and a water-skiing aircraft!

Kids (of all ages) can try up to 20 interactive activities - archery, ride in a WW2 jeep, drive radio-controlled tanks, row a Navy cutter, shoot an Airsoft gun, fire a Roman catapult and make a plastic model for just $3. Most are free, some gold coin.

The event runs both Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th. Gates open 9:00am to 4:00pm. Adults $15, kids 12 and under just $5 (under 5’s free).
Find out more!

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14 days ago

Happy Diwali

Hamilton Taxis

To all of our Fleet Members and your Families Also our loyal Customers celebrating tomorrow -Wednesday 7 November 2018 from Hamilton Taxis Directors and the Management Team Shubh Diwali Andy

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14 days ago

Neighbours of NZ Road Trip

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Hello again! Sam and Cissy here, your Neighbours Day Aotearoa coordinators. It's been an amazing couple of weeks, as we gear up for our Neighbours of New Zealand Road Trip. Thank you so much to everyone who dropped us a line, sent a message, or commented on facebook - we so appreciate it! We … View moreHello again! Sam and Cissy here, your Neighbours Day Aotearoa coordinators. It's been an amazing couple of weeks, as we gear up for our Neighbours of New Zealand Road Trip. Thank you so much to everyone who dropped us a line, sent a message, or commented on facebook - we so appreciate it! We were absolutely inundated with offers - and we're SO SORRY if we've missed anyone, or haven't gotten back to you - please get in touch again - email me - sam@neighboursday.org.nz.

Road Trip Itinerary - neighboursday.org.nz...

We're hitting the road in the lead up to our 10th celebration of Neighbours Day Aotearoa. As we drive across the country we’ll be running workshops and reaching out to meet people who are working to create great neighbourhoods across New Zealand. These interactive workshops are for anyone planning a Neighbours Day Event, or supporting other people.

Come along, share ideas, and get the support you need to put on a great Neighbours Day Aotearoa event!
Check out our Road Trip page for a list of our confirmed destinations and scheduled workshops, be sure to check back soon as we confirm further workshops. Also! Don't forget to follow us on Facebook to follow our facebook live updates as we hit the road!

Start your engines! www.youtube.com...

neighboursday.org.nz/roadtrip/

14 days ago

Got an opinion on fireworks? Share it with us

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Is it time to ban the private sale of fireworks in favour of public displays only? Or is Guy Fawkes just a bit of flammable fun?

Would you like to see tighter restrictions on fireworks or are you a sparkler fiend who sees no problem with celebrating safely at home?

We want to know… View more
Hi neighbours,

Is it time to ban the private sale of fireworks in favour of public displays only? Or is Guy Fawkes just a bit of flammable fun?

Would you like to see tighter restrictions on fireworks or are you a sparkler fiend who sees no problem with celebrating safely at home?

We want to know your opinion on the debate. To share your views in Stuff Nation, click here.

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14 days ago

Cholmondeley - helping our tamariki gain resilience

The Team from AMI Insurance

Stepping inside Cholmondeley feels more like a summer camp than a short-term emergency and planned respite care and education centre. There is no mistaking that kids are the heart and soul of this place.

We're so proud to be supporting the centre as part of our … View more
Stepping inside Cholmondeley feels more like a summer camp than a short-term emergency and planned respite care and education centre. There is no mistaking that kids are the heart and soul of this place.

We're so proud to be supporting the centre as part of our AMI and Neighbourly Community Grants programme!
Learn more

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15 days ago

Driver Profile#8

Hamilton Taxis

Driver Profile#8
Kia Ora Welcome to our 8th Driver Profile -Janice (Jan) Brewer-Fleet#7021 2009 Toyota Camry -a long term fleet member -Jan joined Hamilton Taxis in October 2001 -originally from Taranaki but a true blue Waikato girl nowadays.. for the past 22 years. Taking it a bit easy these … View more
Driver Profile#8
Kia Ora Welcome to our 8th Driver Profile -Janice (Jan) Brewer-Fleet#7021 2009 Toyota Camry -a long term fleet member -Jan joined Hamilton Taxis in October 2001 -originally from Taranaki but a true blue Waikato girl nowadays.. for the past 22 years. Taking it a bit easy these days Jan only works three days a week Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 6.00am to 5.00pm - Jan's doesn't like being cooped up inside prefers the great outdoors so her pastimes are Gardening being around horses and so forth. Haere Ra Andy

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15 days ago

Poll: Do you clean your reusable bags?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

New Zealanders are embracing the reusable bag ahead of a plastic bag ban, but they could be carrying something else around – bacteria.

ACT leader David Seymour says 20 people could die each year using reusable bags.

"It's coming up to summer and people will be in a hot car with … View more
New Zealanders are embracing the reusable bag ahead of a plastic bag ban, but they could be carrying something else around – bacteria.

ACT leader David Seymour says 20 people could die each year using reusable bags.

"It's coming up to summer and people will be in a hot car with their chicken in a canvas bag ... and suddenly, you've got a real serious case for poor food hygiene."

Food safety expert Steve Flint said it was a valid concern. Read more here

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Do you clean your reusable bags?
  • 37.6% Yes
    37.6% Complete
  • 56.4% No
    56.4% Complete
  • 6% I don't own reusable bags
    6% Complete
1657 votes
15 days ago

Food recall: Hermon Bagels brand bagel crisps

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hermon Bagels Ltd is recalling all batches of all flavours of Hermon Bagels brand bagel crisps due to the presence of undeclared allergens (gluten and sesame).

The affected products are sold at:
- Chartwell Fresh, 16A Rossiter Pl, Chartwell, Hamilton
- Simply Fresh, 23 Ocean View Rd, … View more
Hermon Bagels Ltd is recalling all batches of all flavours of Hermon Bagels brand bagel crisps due to the presence of undeclared allergens (gluten and sesame).

The affected products are sold at:
- Chartwell Fresh, 16A Rossiter Pl, Chartwell, Hamilton
- Simply Fresh, 23 Ocean View Rd, Northcote, Auckland

Read more

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