29 days ago

Poll: Does the building consent process need to change?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We definitely need homes that are fit to live in but there are often frustrations when it comes to getting consent to modify your own home.
Do you think changes need made to the current process for building consent? Share your thoughts below.

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Does the building consent process need to change?
  • 91.4% Yes
    91.4% Complete
  • 8% No
    8% Complete
  • 0.7% Other - I'll share below!
    0.7% Complete
1816 votes
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1 day ago

Share your most delicious (but affordable!) go-to meal...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Winter is knocking at the door and the cost of living has already made itself at home. So let's help each other out by sharing your meal ideas that don't break the bank.

Comment below with your go-to meals that are delicious and affordable.

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1 day ago

Special voting for Takitimu Māori Ward and Heretaunga General Ward by-elections

Communications from Hastings District Council

For those enrolled to vote in the Takitimu Māori Ward and Heretaunga General Ward, today (Monday 20 May) is the recommended final date for returning voting papers by post.

If you have not received your voting papers, special voting is available at the following locations and times:

Monday 20 May - 12pm noon Friday 24 May Hastings District Council, 207 Lyndon Road East, Hastings 4120

Tuesday 21 May, 9:30am - 1:00pm Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, reception area, 821 Orchard Road, Camberley, Hastings

Wednesday 22 May, 9:30am - 1:00pm Clive Community Hall, 162 Main Road, Clive

In addition to the above locations, electors can drop their completed voting papers into one of the orange ballot bins across the district throughout the week:
- Hastings District Libraries in Hastings, Flaxmere and Havelock North
- Camberley Community Centre, 703 Kiwi Street, Camberley
- BP Clive, 174 Main Road, Clive - Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, 821 Orchard Road, Hastings

As at 12:34pm 20 May, 16.46% of eligible voters in the Heretaunga General Ward had returned their voting paper and 7.72% in the Takitimu Māori Ward. To see the latest returns tally, visit: www.electionz.com...

For all other information about the by-elections including ward boundaries and property addresses, visit: www.hastingsdc.govt.nz...

Voting closes at 12 noon Friday 24 May with official results declared from Monday 27 May.

12 hours ago

Congratulations to...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Our Tuesday prize draw is here and the following members have won a $50 movie voucher:

Nazim Molla from Te Atatu South

Cassie Stirling from Napier

Jacob Ferris from Saint Martins

Shania Kenny from Woolston

Are you a winner? Get in touch with our Neighbourly team here to claim your prize.

Not a winner this time? Come back each Tuesday and we will have ongoing prize draws and more winners!