Levin, Levin

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2 days ago

Parking meters in Palmerston North

Joyce from Levin

Hi Always make sure when you pay the parking meter in Palmerston North that you get a receipt from the machine. I parked in a space, paid the meter for 2 hours and thought great, that's sorted. Lucky that I always get a receipt from the machine. When I returned to my car there was a ticket … View moreHi Always make sure when you pay the parking meter in Palmerston North that you get a receipt from the machine. I parked in a space, paid the meter for 2 hours and thought great, that's sorted. Lucky that I always get a receipt from the machine. When I returned to my car there was a ticket on my car stating that I had not paid for the first 30 minutes of parking. As my receipt clearly indicated that i had paid the full 2 hours for parking I screwed the ticket up and thought that was that.. Interesting the car that was parked next to me and paid the meter just before I did, I noticed also had an infringement notice on their windscreen. Then through the mail came a reminder notice for the unpaid fine, stating that if I didn't pay the fine the matter would go to court as I had committed a criminal offence.What really hosed me off was that they had accessed all my personal details and private information, and telling me that I had committed a criminal offence. I then sent them a letter with a copy of my receipt, also suggesting that the over zealous parking warden needed to go to spec savers and that an apology was in order. Still waiting for that one. Morale of the story. Always get a receipt when feeding the parking meter in Palmerston North or any other place that has these horrible monsters.

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3 hours ago

Small laptop computer desk

Mike from Otaki District

Hi ALL,
I am looking to purchase a small Mobile table to use as a computer table? If you have one please PM me.
Thank you, Mike.

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3 hours ago

Muscovy Ducks.

Heather from Levin

We are on the move and have 8 lovely female ducks and 2 males for sale.
female $25 and males $30. They are all very friendly and have had the best of care clean water each day plus different grains for feed, just under 1yr old.
ph.06 3689011.after 7pm please.

Negotiable

6 hours ago

Belly dance classes

Lisa from Foxton Beach

Hi people my friend Lina is running belly dance classes. Call her the number on the poster.

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8 days ago

Garage sale

Mary & Dennis from Levin

Just a heads up about our garage sale will be held both Saturday & Sunday at 335 SH1, 4kms north of Levin, large sign at gateway, please park off roadway in our property front paddock, cheers, Dennis & Mary

18 hours ago

Join us for Round the Backyard!

Round The Bays

NZ's largest fun run goes virtual! Join us for the first-ever Ports of Auckland Round the Backyard - it’s a way for us all to band together while keeping safe in our own backyards.

You can walk, jog or run your own 8.4km course wherever you want - whether it be in your own backyard, … View more
NZ's largest fun run goes virtual! Join us for the first-ever Ports of Auckland Round the Backyard - it’s a way for us all to band together while keeping safe in our own backyards.

You can walk, jog or run your own 8.4km course wherever you want - whether it be in your own backyard, neighbourhood or a nearby park.

There will be live leaderboards, an interactive course map and participant places in real-time, so you can have healthy rivalry between friends – all via a handy app!

Wanna learn more? Head to our website www.roundthebays.co.nz
Enter now

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8 days ago

Yesterday Once More Show

Michelle from Linton

Hi, you may have seen my other post about this show and my friend not being able to get a refund on her tickets for the Palmy show.
I just heard this show being advertised on the radio, not mentioning Palmy, but on the internet it has the dates for all the other shows around NZ. Does anyone know … View more
Hi, you may have seen my other post about this show and my friend not being able to get a refund on her tickets for the Palmy show.
I just heard this show being advertised on the radio, not mentioning Palmy, but on the internet it has the dates for all the other shows around NZ. Does anyone know why Palmy was cancelled? Seems strange that she cannot get refunded, yet the other shows are going ahead 😕

1 day ago

Keep it up Aotearoa! 💕

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

It's been heartwarming to hear stories from across the North Island of people taking others into their home and sharing a cup of tea together or fixing them a meal.

For the latest official updates:

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3 days ago

Buying by tender: Did you write a letter?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people … View more
Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people trying to make a personal connection with vendors to give their tender offers the edge. We've heard folks will include personal details about their family, why the love the house and what their plans for the property are.
Jo would love to talk to anyone who's written a letter like this to accompany a tender - perhaps it's you, perhaps a relative or friend - or from vendors who've received letters like this, accompanying a tender.
Perhaps you asked for such letters?
We'd love to hear more about that experience for you and how it shaped the way the sale went.
You can reach out to jo here (she'll be joining the Neighbourly neighbourhood soon!) or via our email: homed@stuff.co.nz.
Looking forward to hearing your stories.

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5 days ago

TM - Transcendental Meditation

Stewart from Levin

Greetings. Does anyone know of TM training courses near Levin? Thank you, S.

1 day ago

*** THIS IS THE THIRD EARTHQUAKE THIS MORNING ***

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.
People near coast from BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI including GREAT BARRIER ISLAND and from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami … View more
A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.
People near coast from BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI including GREAT BARRIER ISLAND and from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible. Evacuate these areas even if you did not feel the earthquake. DO NOT WAIT. A damaging tsunami is possible.

People in all other areas who felt a LONG or STRONG earthquake should MOVE IMMEDIATELY to the nearest high ground, out of tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible.

This evacuation advice overrides the current COVID-19 Alert Level requirements. Do not stay at home. MOVE IMMEDIATELY. Stay 2 metres away from others if you can and if it is safe to do so.

People evacuating should walk, run or cycle if possible to reduce chance of getting stuck in traffic. Do not return until all-clear is given by Civil Defence.

Go to www.civildefence.govt.nz... for the most up to date information.

PLEASE SHARE THIS INFO with friends, family, neighbours!

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1 day ago

Distressed garden shelves

The Team from Resene ColorShop Levin

Create more space in your garden with these handy garden shelves. Try out an easy to create distressed paint effect using two Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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1 day ago

Got a gem next door?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Think of a neighbour that's done wonders in your neighbourhood, who's helped you out without you even asking them or who's dropped some homegrown goodies to you just because they can.

You thought of one yet? Now craft that thought into a nomination that could earn your neighbour … View more
Think of a neighbour that's done wonders in your neighbourhood, who's helped you out without you even asking them or who's dropped some homegrown goodies to you just because they can.

You thought of one yet? Now craft that thought into a nomination that could earn your neighbour recognition in all of Stuff's community papers nationwide - you could even score a bit of cash from us!

It's simple - Click the button below and nominate them on our Nice Neighbour nomination page now
Nominate Now!

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1 day ago

Internal doors - 2 folding sets of 3

Buck from Levin

from 3 wide folding doors originally on linen cupboard and wardrobe. Surplus after alterations
All in very good order, hinge sets available
Set A comprises 1 X 755, 2 X 710
Set B comprises 1 X 710, 2 X 755

$70 per set of 3 , or $30 a single unit
Photo is of indicative door set from elsewhere… View more
from 3 wide folding doors originally on linen cupboard and wardrobe. Surplus after alterations
All in very good order, hinge sets available
Set A comprises 1 X 755, 2 X 710
Set B comprises 1 X 710, 2 X 755

$70 per set of 3 , or $30 a single unit
Photo is of indicative door set from elsewhere in house

Price: $70

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2 days ago

Car tyre 205/65 15

Buck from Levin

Warrantable tyre with a fair amount of use left in it

Price: $10

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