Flaxmere, Hastings

3 days ago

What would The School of Life teach?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres … View more
The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres and balance their finances. Thinking about all the skills that have benefited you over the years, tell us what would be taught at your School of Life?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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10 days ago

Stuff for sale and give away

Julie Neighbourly Lead from Havelock North

We’re moving house and have stuff to get rid of. Some free, others for sale.

What are you needing? We may have it.

3 days ago

accommodation required

Sheryl from Parkvale

Hi, I have a young lady staying with me at present- she has a job but requires somewhere to live short term. She is looking for a small space even a shared space ie: kitchen, bathroom, bedroom....
if anyone knows of anything do get in touch- thanks

8 hours ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
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1 day ago

Seeking a dependable vehicle dismantler?

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollarsView more
Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollars in removal costs.
Find out more

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1 day ago

DANZA FIT TIME ⌚ 👏🏼 👏🏼

Yvonne from Mayfair

Join us for a session of pure feel good movement
Tonight 6pm

Harriers Club Hall
803 Sylvan Road
Hastings

Cash at the door or Internet banking
3 class introductory card $15
Or Casual $7

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1 day ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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1 day ago

We get carpets clean!

Sue from Gardna Carpet Cleaning

However you look at it, we get carpets clean.
Call us today to discuss your needs.

1 day ago
1 day ago

Free rides, games, toy making and DJ music coming to Ngāti Toa Domain

Porirua City Council

Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on … View more
Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on Sunday 3 March, from 11am–3pm.

Either pack a picnic and make a day of it or purchase something delicious from one of the food trucks. Bunnings Porirua will also be there with a free sausage sizzle while stocks last.

While enjoying some tasty kai, you can listen to tunes from young DJs aged between 12–15 years-old from the Aotearoa DJ Academy.

For those wanting free active fun, the inflatables will be out, with an inflatable sports field, mega obstacle course, inflatable slide, two baby castles and a baby bouncer to choose from – plus much more!
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3 days ago

Alkathene pipe 20mm 28m length

Nelson from Akina

"Alkathene" pipe (LDPE) pressure pipe, 20mm size, approx length 28 metres. Never installed. Both ends plugged to prevent blockages.

Price: $20

8 days ago

Poll: How’s your backyard Oasis?

Sanctuary Pergolas

Stay protected from the rays while still enjoying the sun. Find out more

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How’s your backyard Oasis?
  • 30% Not so good
    30% Complete
  • 40% It’s perfect!
    40% Complete
  • 30% In need of a Sanctuary Pergola
    30% Complete
10 votes
3 days ago

60 years of missed people

Julie Neighbourly Lead from Havelock North

Take a look. Perhaps you might be able to help bring someone home this year.

www.nzherald.co.nz...

1 day ago

Five out of five for Acacia Cove

Acacia Cove

Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great … View more
Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great quality of life for its residents. Acacia Cove gives its residents a social community feel, with bowling greens, snooker table, craft room and indoor pools, providing great opportunities for residents to mix and mingle. The five newly completed apartments are situated 50 metres away from the Village centre.

Acacia Cove understands that its residents require dwellings where they can live safely and independently. Universal Design provides this. Acacia Cove decided applying Universal Design best accessibility practice was of high importance.

If you’re aged 60 and over, value your independence but want greater security, come and have a look at the superb properties we have to offer.

Contact long time manager Burce Cullington on (09) 268 8522.
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3 days ago

Are you interested in learning more about Mobility Scooters?

Health Promotion from Age Concern Hawke's Bay

We are running two workshops for those who own a scooter or are considering getting one. The workshops are FREE, open to everyone and lunch is provided.
Easie Living van will be in attendance with a mobility scooter for demonstrations. Mobility Scooter accessories and daily living aids will be on … View more
We are running two workshops for those who own a scooter or are considering getting one. The workshops are FREE, open to everyone and lunch is provided.
Easie Living van will be in attendance with a mobility scooter for demonstrations. Mobility Scooter accessories and daily living aids will be on hand for sale.


☎ Age Concern HB to register - 06 870 9060

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1 day ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
Find out more

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3 days ago

These products have been recalled...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
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These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
Kids sequin skirt
Splosh Baby nesting bears
Timetech Ply Ltd chainsaws
Toshiba AC laptop adaptor

We hope this update helps your household stay safe. We'll keep you informed.

1 day ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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24 days ago

Pepino Plants

Shirley from Mahora

Has anyone got any Pepino Plants for sale please. The fruit are an egg shape usually cream with purple splash & taste like melon

2 days ago

Have you made a nomination yet?

Prospa

Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms … View more
Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms in town nominate them now and make a small business' day.

Share a few words about your favourite local now. You could help them win an incredible prize package worth $10,000.
Nominate now

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5 days ago

Moving upright piano

Julie Neighbourly Lead from Havelock North

Does anyone know how to move an upright piano up stairs?
I’m moving house in 2 weeks and I have a piano to move into a house up 8 feet of concrete stairs and I’m not very big.
I can manage to get it out of my house, and probably up onto my tipping trailer, and off again, but up to the house … View more
Does anyone know how to move an upright piano up stairs?
I’m moving house in 2 weeks and I have a piano to move into a house up 8 feet of concrete stairs and I’m not very big.
I can manage to get it out of my house, and probably up onto my tipping trailer, and off again, but up to the house is gonna be a bit of a mission.
Should specify I’m only moving 2 blocks, so don’t need a moving company.

2 days ago

Sustainable Style. A Special Price.

Mazda NZ

If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is… View more
If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is perfect for zipping around your neighbourhood.

Find out more and book a test drive at your local Mazda Dealer today.
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4 days ago

Free- Native Timbers and odd bits

Julie Neighbourly Lead from Havelock North

Pile of reclaimed native timbers, pallets, mdf batons, 3 sheets corrugated iron, cedar ply blocks, old rimu doors with latches and hinges, jib offcuts. Free.
Pick up only.

Free

3 days ago

Experts in Covered Outdoor Living Areas

Shades Direct

At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by … View more
At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by compromise’s!
Find out more

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10 days ago

Interesting

Julie Neighbourly Lead from Havelock North

I just read, in the Herald, that the government is planning on putting more cameras on the roads. That’s great, but wouldn’t more officers be better?!

Then there might be enough to stop some of the stupidest driving I have seen.
Like the young lady (?) driving with her dog on her lap, and one… View more
I just read, in the Herald, that the government is planning on putting more cameras on the roads. That’s great, but wouldn’t more officers be better?!

Then there might be enough to stop some of the stupidest driving I have seen.
Like the young lady (?) driving with her dog on her lap, and one hand casually on its chest, as it hung out the driver window, as if she actually had any way of stopping it, should it decide to jump, or even as if she had any hope of controlling her vehicle in an emergency. ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND!

It’s a work/school morning, with kids and cars everywhere, and you are driving with a dog loose on your lap, and hanging out your window!

If this is you, or you know who it is, wise up. Pull your head in, and your dogs and put it in the back seat. If it won’t stay there, use a dog strap, available at any vets or pet store.

I wish I’d been able to get the licence plate number. That’s reckless endangerment, failing to control an animal in a vehicle, dangerous driving and pure stupidity, and a visit from a police officer could save both your, and anyone else’s lives on the road.

3 days ago

Greenpark Village & Terence Kennedy House

Greenview Park Village

Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy… View more
Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy to make friends! Here at Greenview Park Village, we’ve created a homely environment designed with you in mind.

With a total of 72 homes on-site, we have 15 apartments, 16 one-bedroom homes, and 41 two-bedroom villas, all including optional services. Terence Kennedy House is our on-site hospital providing holistic care to residents.
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4 days ago

This week's winners...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The winners of the $100 supermarket vouchers are:

Ruth Ford from Blockhouse Bay

Ronald Lee from Ilam

Carly Anderson from Invercargill

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The winners of the $100 supermarket vouchers are:

Ruth Ford from Blockhouse Bay

Ronald Lee from Ilam

Carly Anderson from Invercargill

Hinemoa Kalmet from Mount Wellington

Get in touch with our Helpdesk team before the 5th of March to claim your prize by heading here.

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6 days ago

Swap food for a FREE Resene testpot!

Resene

Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to … View more
Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to bring in canned pet food, we can accept that also and will donate it to the SPCA and local community animal shelters.

By adding a little more colour to your life you can also help those in need.
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6 days ago

Lovely old tin trunk and wicker hamper

Barbara from Raureka

Need to get rid of them both. Trunk now going for $30. Hamper for $15.

Price: $3,015

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