Te Kowhai, Hamilton

19 days ago

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19 days ago

Reflections

Paul from Pukete

With the advent of covid payments to those displaced by the epidemic, the huge payouts to big business ,corporates and the like, the odd bit of fudging the numbers for personal gain and some outright fraud it is perhaps timely to reflect on a piece of wisdom form the past, learn from it and move … View moreWith the advent of covid payments to those displaced by the epidemic, the huge payouts to big business ,corporates and the like, the odd bit of fudging the numbers for personal gain and some outright fraud it is perhaps timely to reflect on a piece of wisdom form the past, learn from it and move towards a better future consider a better healthier work life balance
we found that corporate mission statements loyalty to the job where words without meaning or substance when CEO salaries their very existence where on the line


The fact is amplified by the lack of resource to manually hand pick our produce while the labour force usually depended on remain home enjoying a simpler more traditional life enjoyed before the advent of colonialism







Adrian Pierce Rogers(September 12, 1931 – November 15, 2005) was an American Southern Baptist pastor and conservative author. he observed the following



"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 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."

19 days ago

DOUBLE SOLD! 💥 SOLD 💥 SOLD 💥

Tim from Pukete

🏡 1 Shaun Lane Huntington🏡
🏡 5 Gerrand Place Chedworth🏡

Record Result

• 1 Open home
• 6 offers presented
• Sold over asking price … View more
🏡 1 Shaun Lane Huntington🏡
🏡 5 Gerrand Place Chedworth🏡

Record Result

• 1 Open home
• 6 offers presented
• Sold over asking price
• Unconditional offer

You will be very surprised at the prices homes are selling for! I have heaps of left over buyers looking to purchase a new home 🏡 Call me for a FREE market appraisal 📲

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20 days ago

Te Kowhai News November out now

The Editor from Te Kowhai Newsletter

Coming soon to letterboxes in RD5, RD8 and RD9:
- Memories with Margaret Porter
- Local history by Graham McBride
- Bao bun food truck in Te Kowhai
- Work by local artist Susannah Salter unveiled
- Community garden project in Whatawhata.

Read it online here or grab a copy from Te Kowhai Store. … View more
Coming soon to letterboxes in RD5, RD8 and RD9:
- Memories with Margaret Porter
- Local history by Graham McBride
- Bao bun food truck in Te Kowhai
- Work by local artist Susannah Salter unveiled
- Community garden project in Whatawhata.

Read it online here or grab a copy from Te Kowhai Store. Send your stories and photos through to tekowhainews@gmail.com

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20 days ago

We Say, You Say: Fire burns in Waikato landfill since August

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Waikato District Council has issued a health notice to residents living within three kilometres of Puke Coal’s construction and demolition landfill in Pukemiro, where a fire has been burning since August.

The dioxin warning is a precautionary measure and the number of people the notice … View more
The Waikato District Council has issued a health notice to residents living within three kilometres of Puke Coal’s construction and demolition landfill in Pukemiro, where a fire has been burning since August.

The dioxin warning is a precautionary measure and the number of people the notice affects is low, with a total of 212 households within the buffer zone. Abatement notices have been issued to the landfill owner in relation to breaches of the Resource Management Act.

What extra precautions do you think should be introduced to prevent another environmental incident like this happening again?

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20 days ago

Fraud Awareness Week

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This Fraud Awareness Week we are encouraging Kiwis to take a moment to stop and think ‘is this for real?’ when contacted unexpectedly and asked for personal info.

New Zealand Police's Financial Intelligence Unit estimates New Zealanders lose $20-30 million annually to scams.

HOW TO AVOID… View more
This Fraud Awareness Week we are encouraging Kiwis to take a moment to stop and think ‘is this for real?’ when contacted unexpectedly and asked for personal info.

New Zealand Police's Financial Intelligence Unit estimates New Zealanders lose $20-30 million annually to scams.

HOW TO AVOID A SCAM:

+ A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you to ask for your PIN, password or to move money to another account.

+ Never click on a link in an unexpected email or text – you could be giving access to your personal and financial details.

+ Always question uninvited approaches in case it is a scam. Instead, contact the company directly using a known email or phone number.

+ Don’t assume an email or phone call is authentic – just because someone knows your basic details (name and address, or mother’s maiden name) it doesn’t mean they are genuine.

+ Don’t be rushed into making a decision or financial transaction on the spot – a genuine bank or trusted organisation would never do this.

+ Listen to your instincts – if something feels wrong then it generally is.

If you believe you are the victim of a scam you can contact Police and report the matter via 105.

For more info on how you can prevent yourself, family and friends from being scammed, visit:

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20 days ago

Pruning Services

Pete from Horsham Downs

Free Tree Pruning

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Contact: 0221203121 (Pete)

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25 days ago

First home buyer burned by sunset clause finally secures dream house in Lower Hutt

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Remember Bailey Ross, the first time buyer who missed out on the property she'd been saving since she was 16 to own because of a sunset clause? Well, great news! She's secured a home in Lower Hutt.
I caught up with Bailey for an episode of First Rung, our podcast for first time buyers. … View more
Remember Bailey Ross, the first time buyer who missed out on the property she'd been saving since she was 16 to own because of a sunset clause? Well, great news! She's secured a home in Lower Hutt.
I caught up with Bailey for an episode of First Rung, our podcast for first time buyers. She ended up giving me a bit of a masterclass in tenacity and not giving up on your home owning dreams.
Find out how Bailey found her first home, and what it means to her after such a big let down.

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21 days ago

Watch Stuff Circuit’s new documentary, Emma

The Team Reporter from Stuff

At two weeks old, Emma was left at an orphanage in Russia. After three years, Emma was adopted by a New Zealand family and brought here for a new life - but that didn’t work out how it was supposed to. Emma was diagnosed with foetal alcohol syndrome and reactive attachment disorder. Parenting her… View moreAt two weeks old, Emma was left at an orphanage in Russia. After three years, Emma was adopted by a New Zealand family and brought here for a new life - but that didn’t work out how it was supposed to. Emma was diagnosed with foetal alcohol syndrome and reactive attachment disorder. Parenting her became a nightmare, and it ended in tragedy.

Emma has faced more challenges and rejections than most people could cope with. And now, she wants to take on the biggest challenge of her life - finding answers to those most fundamental questions: who am I? Where did I come from?
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23 days ago

Happy Diwali to New Zealand!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Diwali has different meanings worldwide depending where you live but primarily it celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Whether you are celebrating at home by lighting lamps & eating treats, or you are going to a nearby festival, we'd love to hear about your Diwali celebrations. Feel … View moreDiwali has different meanings worldwide depending where you live but primarily it celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Whether you are celebrating at home by lighting lamps & eating treats, or you are going to a nearby festival, we'd love to hear about your Diwali celebrations. Feel free to share your photos and best wishes to your community below.

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22 days ago

Experience NZ like never before

Stuff Travel

Save up to 25% off 5 / 7 / 9 or 13 day tours of North and South Islands, exclusive to Stuff Travel.

From renowned operator Kirra Tours, these land cruising packages will leave you in awe of New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes, heritage and culture, impressing even the most discerning … View more
Save up to 25% off 5 / 7 / 9 or 13 day tours of North and South Islands, exclusive to Stuff Travel.

From renowned operator Kirra Tours, these land cruising packages will leave you in awe of New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes, heritage and culture, impressing even the most discerning traveller, and creating plenty of memories and stories to share for years to come.

Tours include a private luxury coach, rail tickets, tour guide, some meals and more.

Buy now, book dates later with a NZ based travel concierge.
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22 days ago

Get deck-orating with Resene!

Resene

Get your place in shape for the holidays and summer. One of the easiest jobs to get done quickly is to clean and rejuvenate your deck and outdoor furniture. Simply wash down with Resene Timber and Deck Wash then finish with the Resene Woodsman range of wood stains. Choose from a wide range of … View moreGet your place in shape for the holidays and summer. One of the easiest jobs to get done quickly is to clean and rejuvenate your deck and outdoor furniture. Simply wash down with Resene Timber and Deck Wash then finish with the Resene Woodsman range of wood stains. Choose from a wide range of colours, from traditional wood stains to a beachy whitewashed finish. Or go for the natural look with Resene Furniture and Decking Oil.

If you’re planning on a dark colour, remember to choose a Resene CoolColour version of your colour. This will help to reflect more heat to keep your deck and furniture cooler and more comfortable to walk or sit on.

Visit your local Resene ColorShop and see the huge range of options on their woodcare stand to help you bring out the best in your home.
Find your Resene ColorShop

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23 days ago

First Rung: Debt Free Diva saves deposit for first home in 12 months

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

One of the best things about working for homed is all the inspiring people I get to chat to. One of my favs, and the most inspiring was Tracey Hemingway, who as The Debt Free Diva offers advice and guidance on getting your finances under control and working for you.
She knows what she's … View more
One of the best things about working for homed is all the inspiring people I get to chat to. One of my favs, and the most inspiring was Tracey Hemingway, who as The Debt Free Diva offers advice and guidance on getting your finances under control and working for you.
She knows what she's talking about, too. Not only did she smash more than $90k of debt in three years, but in the year since she paid it off, she's saved enough, on top of her Kiwisaver, to pay the deposit on a home of her own.
It wasn't easy, and Tracy would be the first person to tell you that! But it is doable. Check out how, and have a listen to our episode of First Rung about Settlement day, on this link below. It includes some tips from Tracy on setting up a budget to manage your finance when you have a mortgage to pay.

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22 days ago

New upcycled canvas beer caddy. Make a great gift.

Janice from Whatawhata

Brand new beer caddy made from upcycled canvas that was destined for landfill. Holds 6 bottles and 2 ice packs. Durable and practical with a fun element. Make a great gift.

Phone/text 027 3344 615 for more details.

Price: $25

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22 days ago

Upcycled canvas wine bags. Two designs. Great gift.

Janice from Whatawhata

Brand new upcycled canvas wine bags. Made from upcycled military canvas destined for landfill. Holds 2 bottles of wine. Great gift. Very durable.

Phone/text 027 3344 615 for more details.

Price: $25

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