Russell Forest, Hikurangi

13 days ago

What's On: Tūhono Kerikeri Bicentennial Dawn Blessing

June from Orewa

We welcome everyone to come along and be part of this wonderful once-in-a-lifetime Dawn Blessing and Opening Ceremony, celebrating 200 years of the Kerikeri we know today. www.tuhonokerikeri.nz
Tūhono Kerikeri Bicentennial Dawn Blessing
  • Kororipo Heritage Park - Kororipo Pā Kainga
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13 days ago

What's On: Christmas Eat Well Shop Smart

Nikki from Central Whangarei

Are you prepared for Christmas? Let us inspire you with ideas, budgeting tips and hands on Christmas cooking suggestions. Phone 437 6397 to reserve a place.
Christmas Eat Well Shop Smart
  • Anglican Care Centre
13 days ago

What's On: Tūhono Kerikeri Bicentennial Dawn Blessing

June from Orewa

We welcome everyone to come along and be part of this wonderful once-in-a-lifetime Dawn Blessing and Opening Ceremony, celebrating 200 years of the Kerikeri we know today. www.tuhonokerikeri.nz
Tūhono Kerikeri Bicentennial Dawn Blessing
  • Kororipo Heritage Park - Kororipo Pā Kainga
21 days ago

What do you think of a seawall proposed for Sandy Bay?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Surfers fear the planned seawall could impact the waves at the popular beach and they want Whangārei District Council to do a full environmental assessment. What do you think? What erosion control would you like to see at your local beach? (Please put NFP if your comments are not for publication.)

14 days ago

Lead and inspire the next generation

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Study in Northland!

Meet Jasmine (Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) who shares “Awanuiārangi offered an accessible teaching programme that meant I didn't have to move away from home in North Hokianga. I’ve grown personally and professionally through my studies making my … View more
Study in Northland!

Meet Jasmine (Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) who shares “Awanuiārangi offered an accessible teaching programme that meant I didn't have to move away from home in North Hokianga. I’ve grown personally and professionally through my studies making my whānau/hapū proud. I was employed by a school immediately after completing, am now focusing on my teacher registration, and planning to return to study for a Master of Indigenous Studies”

You too can help facilitate the learning journey of future leaders. Study with us in 2020 and become a teacher!
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14 days ago

Poll: Should daylight saving be abolished?

The team Reporter from Northern News

The European Parliament has already voted to abolish daylight saving from 2021, due to studies that highlighted the connection between daylight saving and health issues.

For some, having more daylight hours is beneficial, but for others, it can really interrupt their sleep cycle. What are your … View more
The European Parliament has already voted to abolish daylight saving from 2021, due to studies that highlighted the connection between daylight saving and health issues.

For some, having more daylight hours is beneficial, but for others, it can really interrupt their sleep cycle. What are your thoughts?

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Should daylight saving be abolished?
  • 36% Yes - it messes with my sleep rhythm
    36% Complete
  • 60% No - I enjoy having more daylight hours
    60% Complete
  • 4% I'm not bothered either way
    4% Complete
25 votes
15 days ago

National Gardening Week: Flower Power

Yates Gardener

The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seedsView more
The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seeds from Yates flower range including flowers for colour & bees.

We’re also on the search for Yates Budding Young Gardener 2019, the lucky winner will become a Yates Kid Ambassador for one year and win a family trip for four, to Hawaii. Entries close 6th October.
T's & C's apply.
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15 days ago

Have you passed "inheritance" on to your kids?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We're on the hunt for people who've passed "inheritance" on to their kids while still alive? i.e. you haven't made them wait for it to be distributed by a will. Do you fit the bill? Get in touch with susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

15 days ago

Prepared For Anything - October 1st to 31st ⚠️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Here at Neighbourhood Support we know first hand that communities that stay connected and prepared fare better in emergencies than those without a plan.

For the month of October, we want to see how you tackle emergency preparedness. From getting first aid training to putting together a grab n’ … View more
Here at Neighbourhood Support we know first hand that communities that stay connected and prepared fare better in emergencies than those without a plan.

For the month of October, we want to see how you tackle emergency preparedness. From getting first aid training to putting together a grab n’ go bag with survival essentials, a little bit of planning goes a long way to make sure you can get through any situation.

This month also coincides with International Day of Disaster Reduction on October 13th and New Zealand’s national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi, ShakeOut, on Thursday, October 17th at 1.30pm.

Let us know how you’re preparing for anything in your home, at work or in your community by tagging us in your posts + using the following hashtag so we can see what you get up to:

#NSNZprepared

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18 days ago

Seawall planned for Sandy Bay - Are you worried?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Surfers have said their voices have been ignored on erosion control plans for Sandy Bay.

They fear that a planned seawall could ruin the waves at the much-loved surfing spot, as well as impacting the natural environment.

They are calling for council to properly assess the effects. What are your… View more
Surfers have said their voices have been ignored on erosion control plans for Sandy Bay.

They fear that a planned seawall could ruin the waves at the much-loved surfing spot, as well as impacting the natural environment.

They are calling for council to properly assess the effects. What are your thoughts? Are you worried about the seawall?

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16 days ago

Last call for our subscription offer - special for Neighbourly members

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

This offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at … View moreThis offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at $75. Use the promo code NZGN75.

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16 days ago

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Greens have announced support for voting at 16.

Green party co-leader James Shaw said he saw "switched on" young people demanding to be heard by politicians. They were desperately unhappy about the decisions political leaders were making about their futures.

What do you think?

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Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • 17.6% Absolutely - young people are our future!
    17.6% Complete
  • 70% No - they lack experience to make good judgements
    70% Complete
  • 12.4% It depends on the 16-year-old
    12.4% Complete
1807 votes
17 days ago

KOAST

Judi from Kerikeri District

KOAST TRAIL GUIDES ON SALE NOW!

Our 2019 Trail Guides are now on sale in Kerikeri, Paihia, Doubtless Bay and Whangarei through several retailers, listed below. You can also buy them through the KOAST website. With a month to go, they're already proving popular so don't forget to buy … View more
KOAST TRAIL GUIDES ON SALE NOW!

Our 2019 Trail Guides are now on sale in Kerikeri, Paihia, Doubtless Bay and Whangarei through several retailers, listed below. You can also buy them through the KOAST website. With a month to go, they're already proving popular so don't forget to buy one soon and make plans to join us on the Trail, Labour Weekend.

Kerikeri - Paper Plus, Little Black Gallery, The Old Packhouse, Market (Saturdays), Warehouse Stationery, Art in Kerikeri, Studio 19
Kawakawa - King Theatre Creative
Waipapa - Village Books, Bohemian Hair
Whangarei - The Bach, Town Basin, Quarry Arts Centre
Mangonui - Exhibit A Gallery and the information Centre
Paihia - Post Shop, Flying Fish Design Store, The i-site Paihia

#arttrail #kerikeri #bayofislands #art #KOAST #artcollectors #artlovers #artists

17 days ago

Swimming spots to avoid

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Sixteen swim spots in Northland are considered too contaminated to swim in these school holidays.

Contamination can make swim spots risky, resulting in gastro and respiratory illnesses. Check here for swimming spots to avoid.

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