40 days ago

We’re giving a Waikato business a $20k megaphone.

2degrees

Hi Neighbours,

2degrees is all about fighting for fair which is why we’re giving one local business a $20,000 advertising package. Apply before 20th November at 2degrees.nz/ShopLocal

T&Cs apply.
Apply now

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1 hour ago

Are you a recent home buyer? or a retiree in your own home?

The team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to their retirement goals

Can you help? Email susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

S
1 day ago

Tamahere Lions Best Artisan Market - this Saturday morning December 14

Susan from Tamahere

Only 2 sleeps to go - this Saturday morning 14th December is our Tamahere Lions bumper Christmas Best Artisan Market
09.00 -13.00 at Tamahere Community Centre, Devine Road.
Free Entry - over 100 stalls indoor and out - so no need to worry about the weather

Gifts, crafts, food, clothes, jewellery, canvas, photography, sweets, candles, some produce, nails, bouncy castle, activities, perfumes, furniture +++++- you name it and I'm sure you'll be able to find it and buy it
- make it a date, come along, join the fun and help Tamahere Lions support local business and communities

All our proceeds, after costs, are donated to community causes, locally, nationally and internationally

As always collecting good quality clothes, toys and books for Kids In Need Waikato and glasses/spectacles for recycle to the Fred Hollows charity and aluminium wine bottle top/can ring pulls for KidsCan

2 days ago

Christmas Cheer

Kiri from Bader

I'm Kiri, a Neighbourly member. My life on Bader has been pleasant, I quite like Bader Street there is much to see just sitting at your window. There are many young people some school children and also pre-school age. Lot's of Maori faces and peppered amidst them all, are New Zealand Kiwi's, Hindu Indian, Asian and British families, etc. Each in their own way very special and very unique. Unfortunately for the very few neighbours such as the 81, Bader St with the many robbery attempts crime has woven its many faces. The car's screeching to a halt on their brakes to avoid collision with a young Maori child left to wander on to the road, young Maori people some with families causing all kinds of ruckus, yelling and swearing at the top of their lungs from daily eventually makes one such as I very weary particularly of young Maori youth. The drug shops that once stood on the street have since moved on, however, the Police still call frequently and blurs the events that take place either long before they arrive or directly after and usually by culprits themselves. Sometimes it can become quite frightening but no matter how mellow dramatic there is a sereness that I like to call home.
If you have something you would like to share I am almost certain someone such as myself would love to hear from you, just to share those odd moments and when enough is enough.

In the meanwhile, I would love to thank everyone on Bader and neighboring areas for my life here and the lives of my children, grandchildren, great-granddaughter, brothers, and sisters extended whanau who will all grow to enjoy the many tall tales of Hamiltons, Bader Street.

Merry Xmas and have a wonderful New Year.

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