Huntington, Hamilton

29 days ago

Revamp an open wardrobe

The Team from Resene ColorShop Te Rapa

Cut visual clutter and give tired shelves new life with doors and colourful Resene paint.

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36 days ago

What's your favourite piece of Waikato history?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

Car parks inspired a milking shed design that took off around the world and became a piece of Waikato District history.

But it's a hundred-year-old church and gravestones from the 1880s among the features as the district turns the spotlight on its past for its first Heritage Day on April … View more
Car parks inspired a milking shed design that took off around the world and became a piece of Waikato District history.

But it's a hundred-year-old church and gravestones from the 1880s among the features as the district turns the spotlight on its past for its first Heritage Day on April 20.

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31 days ago

What do you do to mark Anzac Day?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

Every year, tiny hands take it upon themselves to add Anzac flavour to the city centre.

Preschoolers from Rainbow Kids Childcare are keeping the tradition of Anzac Day alive by planting bright red poppies on Victoria Street.

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31 days ago

Food and product recalls

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

These items have been recalled, some in the last few days. If you have one of these items at home, click on the title to see the details to ensure it is not a risk to your household.

Food recalls:
The Collective strawberry yoghurt pouches
Maketū pies mussel pie
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These items have been recalled, some in the last few days. If you have one of these items at home, click on the title to see the details to ensure it is not a risk to your household.

Food recalls:
The Collective strawberry yoghurt pouches
Maketū pies mussel pie
The Catering Studio cottage pie
Matakana Smokehouse gravlax/salmon
Our Fruit Box fruit juices
ProLife Foods value packs - nuts, raisins.
YY Dumplings & Fu Yuan ready-to-eat meat products
Waiheke Herbs italian herb spread

Product recalls
Avanti, Malvern Star & Raleigh bicycles
Yoto Kids Speaker
Anko Kids Pyjamas
Battery drill chainsaw attachment
Industrial pedestal misting fan
Yamaha adaptor
Zero Tower safety harness
Naturacoco moisturising cream
Thule child bike seat

We hope this message was helpful in keeping you and your family safe.

32 days ago

Say goodbye to tyre waste

Tyrewise

About 40% of the 6.5 million tyres Kiwis use every year are recycled, repurposed, or used as tyre-derived fuel. But the rest end up in landfills, stockpiled or dumped.

The good news is now there’s an easy solution to all that tyre waste. It’s called Tyrewise and is New Zealand’s first … View more
About 40% of the 6.5 million tyres Kiwis use every year are recycled, repurposed, or used as tyre-derived fuel. But the rest end up in landfills, stockpiled or dumped.

The good news is now there’s an easy solution to all that tyre waste. It’s called Tyrewise and is New Zealand’s first national tyre recycling scheme.

Tyrewise ensures that tyres in Aotearoa New Zealand are recycled or repurposed properly, saving millions from going to the landfill.

Find out more about the scheme online.
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32 days ago

Wrapping paper for moving

Lynn from Pukete

Clean wrapping paper for moving

Free

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32 days ago

Know Thy Neighbour? We are getting there!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We are loving seeing everyone's posts about themselves on our Know Thy Neighbour page.

Check out the neighbours in your area, you might find a walking group or choir to join and you might learn a few more neighbours names!

Feel like getting involved? Introduce yourself too, you might win… View more
We are loving seeing everyone's posts about themselves on our Know Thy Neighbour page.

Check out the neighbours in your area, you might find a walking group or choir to join and you might learn a few more neighbours names!

Feel like getting involved? Introduce yourself too, you might win one of our $50 Prezzy® card spot prizes...

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32 days ago

Are you following the Piarere progress?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

Good progress is being made on a notorious Waikato intersection with the main foundations largely finished, New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi says.

The Piarere intersection – a key connector for Auckland, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty - is used by about 20,000 vehicles a day and can … View more
Good progress is being made on a notorious Waikato intersection with the main foundations largely finished, New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi says.

The Piarere intersection – a key connector for Auckland, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty - is used by about 20,000 vehicles a day and can regularly back up for hundreds of metres in peak times.

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32 days ago

What would you like to see on this water tower?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

If you’re a Raglan artist, your next canvas could be 240-square metres and over five metres high.

Artists have a chance to have their art stand at the entrance to Waikato’s art capital, as the Raglan water reservoir tower is being stripped of its mural to make way for a new one.

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32 days ago

Have you got a great recipe for chokos?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

We're looking for delicious choko recipes to feature in NZ Gardener's June issue. Send your family's favourite ways to eat this versatile crop to mailbox@nzgardener.co.nz by April 30, 2024. Every published recipe wins a copy of the June issue of NZ Gardener.

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33 days ago

Care you can count on

Linda Jones Retirement Village

With the many friends she has made and the special bond she shares with her caregivers, the village has become an extension of Dora’s family.

Click to learn more about Dora’s experience at a Ryman village.

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33 days ago

What's your favourite design feature in your house?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

One of the first freshly-built homes in a pocket of land in Flagstaff makes quite an entrance.

The grand, uncovered entranceway was inspired by Middle Eastern designs and adds extra privacy to the roadside home, according to builder Scott Cowley of Tuscany Designer Homes.

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33 days ago

What would you like to see in Hamilton's hotel development?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

The man behind plans for a new $120 million, 4-star hotel in Hamilton’s CBD says he wants to make a big contribution to the city.

“Hamilton to me is a city where I think I can make a difference,” Templeton Group founder Nigel McKenna said.

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45 days ago

What do you think of this new cycleway?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

People are being warned not to park on a newly built cycleway in west Hamilton if they don’t want to be fined.

Construction is underway on a revamped protected cycleway on Rifle Range Road to help link Dinsdale, Frankton to Maeroa and Forest Lake.

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34 days ago

Last chance for tickets!

Heart Foundation Lotteries

Don’t miss out! For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home located in stunning Taupō, worth just over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be lived in and … View more
Don’t miss out! For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home located in stunning Taupō, worth just over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be lived in and loved by its new owners.

Make this property your permanent residence, a holiday home, rent it or even sell it! Get your tickets today.
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