Temple View, Hamilton

3 hours ago

What veges do you grow in pots and containers?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and … View moreOur gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and any practical advice you would pass on to ensure a great result with that crop, and any secret tips you are prepared to pass on! If your tip is used in the magazine, you'll receive a free copy... And of course the glory of being in New Zealand's favourite gardening magazine! Click on this link to send us your best tip!

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1 hour ago

Colouring isn't just for kids! 🖍

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Mindful colouring has been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety and induce a meditative-like state in adults too.

Help scribble your worries away with this free community-inspired colouring sheet to give your brain a creative boost.

#NSNZmentalhealth

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8 hours ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our … View more
Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?

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1 day ago

Councillor's faux park in disability spot

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hamilton City councillor Siggi Henry has come under fire for parking badly in a disabled parking spot at Hamilton Gardens.
Henry has since apologised and said she had "no excuse".
She hates being late and had been rushing to a citizenship ceremony, she said.
Henry is standing again in … View more
Hamilton City councillor Siggi Henry has come under fire for parking badly in a disabled parking spot at Hamilton Gardens.
Henry has since apologised and said she had "no excuse".
She hates being late and had been rushing to a citizenship ceremony, she said.
Henry is standing again in this council election, in the west ward.
Read more here.

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14 hours ago

Bloom Manurewa East’s Official Public Opening!

Bloom Living

Bloom Living’s newest freehold retirement apartment complex in Manurewa East will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday 28th September. The occasion will be marked with an opening ceremony at 20 Alfriston Road, Manurewa East and will take place from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Refreshments … View more
Bloom Living’s newest freehold retirement apartment complex in Manurewa East will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday 28th September. The occasion will be marked with an opening ceremony at 20 Alfriston Road, Manurewa East and will take place from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Refreshments will be served and a notable local celebrity will officially cut the ribbon at 1.20pm.

Apartments will be open for viewing from 1.30pm to 3 pm. Show homes will open again to public Sunday, 29th September from 10am-12pm.

Plan a trip up and register your interest now with Chrissie McKee: 021 469 946
Find out more

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1 day ago

New clients wanted 😁

Michelle from Burbush - Rotokauri

Hi all 😃

I have a couple of spaces become available for residential cleaning, or the possibility of commercial cleaning.

Work hard, attention to detail and go above and beyond for my clients.

Can do the basics of kitchens, bathrooms and floors etc or some clients I offer making beds, … View more
Hi all 😃

I have a couple of spaces become available for residential cleaning, or the possibility of commercial cleaning.

Work hard, attention to detail and go above and beyond for my clients.

Can do the basics of kitchens, bathrooms and floors etc or some clients I offer making beds, organzing and sorting their washing out + much more !

Please private message only
Can supply references.

I live in Te Kowhai - in Burbush area.
Local business hoping to stay local 🤞❤️
Thanks for your time 😄

1 day ago

Soft plastic recycling bins are back

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.

The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.

It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to … View more
Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.

The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.

It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to recycle, and what's just rubbish.

To read more, click here.

Here's what you can and can't put in soft plastic recycling bins.

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1 day ago

Fridge Freezer upright, avg size

Bernadette from Frankton

Freezer works well &clean. Needs fridge fix up on thermostat or gas possibly. Sorry no pics yet. No brand name obvious. Pick up or can deliver between Frankton & close to CBD Fri morn.

Price: $50

1 day ago

Buying a Car? We do Pre-purchase inspection!!

Raglan Diesel from Nawton

With so many "Dodgy" cars out there, how can you find out if the vehicle you are looking at is worth buying?

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1 day ago

Thanks for your help

Brenda from Hamilton Lake

4 weeks ago today I had an accident on the corner of Anglesea and Rostrevor streets in Hamilton. The people who were walking by when it happened were amazing and although I don't know who you are/were I wanted to say THANKS for everything you did for me that afternoon.

1 day ago

Thank you Wattie's

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

We want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around … View moreWe want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around Aotearoa.

Wattie’s generously donated a further 25,000 cans taking the total number collected to over 56,000 cans.

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3 days ago

Builder

Sheree from Pirongia - Karamu

We are looking for a reliable reasonably priced builder for labour only work - possibly an ongoing contract

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1 day ago

What's On: Waikato Treasure Chests Dragon Boating

Lindsay from Hamilton Lake

Summer paddling commences 30 September Mondays and Thursdays. Beginners welcome. Life jackets, paddles and instruction supplied. Join us supporting breast cancer survivors for fitness, fun and camaraderie. Jan Gilby 0274508473
Waikato Treasure Chests Dragon Boating
  • Lake Rotoroa, Hamilton
1 day ago

Poll: Did you enjoy the giant Big Fresh fruits and veges?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

People either loved them or hated them, and now they're up for sale.

The giant 1990's Big Fresh Supermarket fruits and veges are up on Trade Me, with over 700 people adding them to their watchlist.

Did you enjoy seeing them on your grocery shopping outing?

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Did you enjoy the giant Big Fresh fruits and veges?
  • 59.2% Yes, I loved seeing them!
    59.2% Complete
  • 6.1% No way, they were terrifying
    6.1% Complete
  • 34.7% I didn't even notice them
    34.7% Complete
49 votes
1 day ago

New blog post: Neighbourly in the news!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in … View moreWe love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.

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20 days ago

Poll: Would a Māori tourism centre by the gardens keep visitors in Hamilton longer?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

A proposed Māori tourism centre near Hamilton Gardens is seen by some as a game changer for the city.
Do you agree?
Waikato Tainui has made the suggestion to Hamilton City Council as the council nuts out a revamp of the gardens.
Mayor Andrew King said a busload of tourists visiting the gardens … View more
A proposed Māori tourism centre near Hamilton Gardens is seen by some as a game changer for the city.
Do you agree?
Waikato Tainui has made the suggestion to Hamilton City Council as the council nuts out a revamp of the gardens.
Mayor Andrew King said a busload of tourists visiting the gardens would also be able to pre-book a cultural show at the same place.
He hoped it would encourage more visitors into overnight stays, instead of a stop on the way to another destination.
Read more here.
Do you think a Māori tourism centre by the gardens would encourage visitors to spend longer in Hamilton?

Would a Māori tourism centre by the gardens keep visitors in Hamilton longer?
  • 44% Yes, the more we have to do the longer they will stay.
    44% Complete
  • 45.2% No, I don't think one attraction can make that kind of difference.
    45.2% Complete
  • 10.8% Maybe. I'll wait and see.
    10.8% Complete
166 votes
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