Russell Forest, Hikurangi

43 days ago

Brother and sister team give back the secret to success to others

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Lahaina and Hawea Solomon, who grew up in Tokoroa, are leaders helping other youth reach their potential and are pursuing their own dreams at university.

The brother and sister duo were both Head Students, #Stars Peer Mentors and Excellence Award Winners.

They recently caught up with Stuff to … View more
Lahaina and Hawea Solomon, who grew up in Tokoroa, are leaders helping other youth reach their potential and are pursuing their own dreams at university.

The brother and sister duo were both Head Students, #Stars Peer Mentors and Excellence Award Winners.

They recently caught up with Stuff to talk about their journey through our Stars programme.

Learn more about their story here: bit.ly...

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44 days ago

Seeking syringes

Christine from Hikurangi Coastal

I am seeking luer lock syringes. Prefer 10ml size. Can be used condition if for saline solution. These syringes are used daily for hand raising birds like budgies and cockatiels. I am down to less than 10 so i need to build my stock back up. I do sterilize them myself before using and ideally like … View moreI am seeking luer lock syringes. Prefer 10ml size. Can be used condition if for saline solution. These syringes are used daily for hand raising birds like budgies and cockatiels. I am down to less than 10 so i need to build my stock back up. I do sterilize them myself before using and ideally like to recycle them if someone is only using them once and tossing. Anyone able to help? Thank you

Free

44 days ago

Poll: How would you spend your spare cash?

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Across New Zealand, the average Kiwi household is spending $2200 on electricity every year. What would you do with that money if you had a year off from paying the electricity bill?

Get a bill comparison from one of our customer champions and you will go into the draw to win a year of free … View more
Across New Zealand, the average Kiwi household is spending $2200 on electricity every year. What would you do with that money if you had a year off from paying the electricity bill?

Get a bill comparison from one of our customer champions and you will go into the draw to win a year of free electricity from energyclubnz.

T&Cs apply.

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How would you spend your spare cash?
  • 46.9% Save it all!
    46.9% Complete
  • 37.6% Go on a holiday
    37.6% Complete
  • 6% Spend up large on a shopping spree
    6% Complete
  • 6.5% Upgrade the TV or computer
    6.5% Complete
  • 3% Donate to charity
    3% Complete
1115 votes
44 days ago

Te Pōkaitahi Reo Programmes

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Te Pōkaitahi Reo

KIA ORA! Do you want to learn Te Reo Māori, improve your competence in Māori conversations and enhance your knowledge of Tikanga and Mātauranga?

Our Te Pōkaitahi Reo certificates are fee-free and graduates will obtain an understanding and awareness of te reo that can be… View more
Te Pōkaitahi Reo

KIA ORA! Do you want to learn Te Reo Māori, improve your competence in Māori conversations and enhance your knowledge of Tikanga and Mātauranga?

Our Te Pōkaitahi Reo certificates are fee-free and graduates will obtain an understanding and awareness of te reo that can be used amongst whānau and in employment.

These programmes provide a pathway to develop skills and knowledge to protect, maintain and enrich mātauranga taonga tuku iho for current and future generations from beginners to more advanced levels.

If you’d like to study with us locally in Te Tai Tokerau, we’d love to hear from you!
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45 days ago

Have you had trouble driving on Ninety Mile Beach?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

A management plan for Te Oneroa-Ā-Tōhe/Ninety Mile Beach would likely ban vehicles doing wheelies and doughnuts on the beach, and look to protect the environment. Have you every had trouble driving on Ninety Mile Beach? What do you think the management plan should include? (Please put NFP if your… View moreA management plan for Te Oneroa-Ā-Tōhe/Ninety Mile Beach would likely ban vehicles doing wheelies and doughnuts on the beach, and look to protect the environment. Have you every had trouble driving on Ninety Mile Beach? What do you think the management plan should include? (Please put NFP if your comments are not for publication.)

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45 days ago

Camera Obscura sculpture divides community

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

A $850,000 interactive Camera Obscura sculpture planned for Whangārei is dividing the community, with some saying it's a waste of money and others saying they are looking forward to checking it out. What do you think? (Please put NFP if your comments are not for publication.)

44 days ago

Bay of Island walking tracks to be closed after Kauri dieback

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Seven tracks in Puketi Forest have closed permanently to stop the spread of kauri dieback disease.

Martin Akroyd, DOC's acting Bay of Islands operations manager, said the decision was made to close the high-risk tracks to protect the local kauri and stop the disease from spreading.

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Seven tracks in Puketi Forest have closed permanently to stop the spread of kauri dieback disease.

Martin Akroyd, DOC's acting Bay of Islands operations manager, said the decision was made to close the high-risk tracks to protect the local kauri and stop the disease from spreading.

"We urge the public to respect the closures and no longer access these tracks, otherwise they'll be putting our kauri at great risk."
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45 days ago

Celebrate with us!

Stuff Fibre

To celebrate being voted the best fibre broadband provider twice in a row now, sign up to Stuff Fibre on a 24-month contract and get your first three months FREE. Now that's something to smile about! Sign up now

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45 days ago

Welcome to Neighbourly, Ryman Healthcare!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbours - we have a new partner! A very warm welcome to our friends at Ryman Healthcare joining us today to share the best about village life - and how to celebrate everything about being a senior New Zealander, whichever community you live in.

Please join us in welcoming Ryman Healthcare to… View more
Neighbours - we have a new partner! A very warm welcome to our friends at Ryman Healthcare joining us today to share the best about village life - and how to celebrate everything about being a senior New Zealander, whichever community you live in.

Please join us in welcoming Ryman Healthcare to our family of partners. There are exciting things to come!
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46 days ago

Poll: What do you think of the Govt's plan to make cleaner cars cheaper?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

The Government has proposed a sweeping fuel-efficient vehicle policy that would make some cars up to $8000 cheaper - while others would be $3000 more expensive.

The "feebate" scheme wouldn't cost the taxpayer anything, instead using money gained by putting a fee on imported … View more
The Government has proposed a sweeping fuel-efficient vehicle policy that would make some cars up to $8000 cheaper - while others would be $3000 more expensive.

The "feebate" scheme wouldn't cost the taxpayer anything, instead using money gained by putting a fee on imported high-emissions cars in order to make imported hybrids, electric cars, and other efficient vehicles cheaper with a subsidy.

To read more click here

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What do you think of the Govt's plan to make cleaner cars cheaper?
  • 54.7% Great idea!
    54.7% Complete
  • 43% I don't support it.
    43% Complete
  • 2.2% I don't drive so it doesn't impact me.
    2.2% Complete
1971 votes
46 days ago

SCHOOL HOLIDAY SKATING

Carl Cooper from Northland Inline Skating Club

School Holiday Skating
Monday to Friday 2 - 4pm
$8 including skate hire
Baysport Stadium, Harmony Lane, Waipapa

46 days ago

NOMINATIONS CLOSE IN ONE WEEK!!

The Team from Women of Influence

Nominations are closing in ONE WEEK for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards <3

Don't miss out on nominating a local hero or thought-leader in your community for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards. Whether she’s involved in grassroots community work or a global leader, recognise the … View more
Nominations are closing in ONE WEEK for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards <3

Don't miss out on nominating a local hero or thought-leader in your community for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards. Whether she’s involved in grassroots community work or a global leader, recognise the passionate women who are creating real change and forging a path for others.

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51 days ago

Ancient kauri tree from Ngāwhā maps reversal of magnetic poles

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

A giant kauri log uncovered at Ngāwhā is more than 41,000 years old and was alive during a massive geomagnetic excursion – a change in the planet's magnetic field. What do you think?

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49 days ago

AMI is celebrating Matariki - let's all celebrate!

AMI Insurance

Whakanuia te tau hou Māori!

AMI is proud to support the Auckland Matariki Festival for the third year running, as supporting our communities is what we’re all about. Matariki is a festival which really brings people together to celebrate Aotearoa, so gather your friends and family and … View more
Whakanuia te tau hou Māori!

AMI is proud to support the Auckland Matariki Festival for the third year running, as supporting our communities is what we’re all about. Matariki is a festival which really brings people together to celebrate Aotearoa, so gather your friends and family and celebrate Matariki with us!

Visit the AMI Hub for more information, or head to the kiwifamilies site to find local events near you.

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49 days ago

Keep an eye on your letterbox

Electoral Commission

We’ve been sending out enrolment update packs to everyone who’s enrolled to vote. When you get yours, check it to make sure your details are correct, then you know you’re ready to vote in the local elections.

Want to know more? Visit vote.nz or call us on 0800 36 76 56.
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