Russell Forest, Hikurangi

28 days 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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28 days 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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28 days ago

Holden Commodore Executive V6 for sale

Rhylie from Hikurangi Coastal

2004 Holden Commodore Executive V6. Silver.
Current Warrant of Fitness (until October) and Rego (until Nov).
A few dings and scrapes - see photos. A few repaired windscreen cracks - see photos.
Odometer 295,892km.
Runs well, nice power.
Feel free to come and have a look.
Call or text Rhylie … View more
2004 Holden Commodore Executive V6. Silver.
Current Warrant of Fitness (until October) and Rego (until Nov).
A few dings and scrapes - see photos. A few repaired windscreen cracks - see photos.
Odometer 295,892km.
Runs well, nice power.
Feel free to come and have a look.
Call or text Rhylie 0275955525

Price: $2,800

28 days ago

Four pilot whales dead after getting stranded on Ruakākā beach

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Sad news - four whales have died after becoming stranded along Ruakākā beach.

The rest of the pod has been seen about 1km offshore, heading towards Langs Beach.

Residents living along the coast have been asked to keep an eye on the whales during the day and contact the Project Jonah hotline, … View more
Sad news - four whales have died after becoming stranded along Ruakākā beach.

The rest of the pod has been seen about 1km offshore, heading towards Langs Beach.

Residents living along the coast have been asked to keep an eye on the whales during the day and contact the Project Jonah hotline, 0800 494253, if you see any.

To read more, click here.

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29 days ago

Rugby World Cup 2019 on Spark Sport

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29 days ago

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

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

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?
  • 71.4% Yes, I loved seeing them!
    71.4% Complete
  • 4.8% No way, they were terrifying
    4.8% Complete
  • 23.8% I didn't even notice them
    23.8% Complete
21 votes
30 days 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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30 days 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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33 days ago

Should vaping be banned in schools?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What … View more
Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What are your thoughts? Should vaping be banned in schools?

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30 days ago

Want to Volunteer?

Bart van der Meer from Volunteering Northland 0800-865268

Volunteering Northland has had a bit of a growth recently and we have plenty of new volunteer roles Northland Wide. Click the link, and change the search box to your area to have a look. Volunteering is good for you.

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30 days ago

A stronger school culture, greater resilience and more kindness.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.

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31 days ago

Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimers NZ

Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends … View more
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?

Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.

Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.
Learn More

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34 days ago

Ultimate Quiz Fundraiser - Whangarei Boys High School

Julia from Hikurangi Coastal

Have you booked your table yet, spots are filling up quickly!
Prices for the best dressed ;-)

Quiz night poster.pdf Download View

32 days ago

Fancy a $50 Z Gift Card?

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