37 days ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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12 hours ago

Minimum wage, no help and on the ladder at 25: here's how they did it

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I loved talking to Courtney Mason about how she and her husband ben bought their first home. It really offers a lot of hope for folks who might be looking at the property market and wondering what on earth is happening out there these days.
Courtney and Ben were tenacious and bold, and now they're living happily in their Hawke's Bay home.
Have a read and see how they did it, and while you're at it have a listen to our third episode of First Rung, the podcast for first home buyers for a little more inspiration.

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3 days ago

Beware...some adorable ghosts may be haunting your streets.

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Halloween can be a fun way to connect with your community. But naturally not all homes in New Zealand will get involved.
If your house is open to trick or treaters this weekend, or if you know of some popular, local streets for trick or treating, please share these below.

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3 hours ago

Are you struggling with an old unresolved pain/ache?

Sheelagh Prosser from ConTact C.A.R.E Hutt Valley/Wellington

ConTact C.A.R.E is a martial arts-based discipline that is used to locate and release trapped bone pressure - triggered and held by surprise impact.

What ConTact C.A.R.E may work effectively with:
*Headaches/Migraines * Equine & Pet Injuries * Breathing Disorders * Old Unresolved Injuries * Sports Injuries * Co-ordination Problems * Carpal Tunnel * Post-op Rehabilitation * Mental/Emotional Shock * Cranial tension * Depression - caused by chest cavity impacts.

In general, any condition involving musculoskeletal discomfort, tension, stress, or pain can be effectively worked.


ConTact C.A.R.E is a simple, sensible, self-evident, and safe modality that releases surprise impact pressure from the bone using the Flinchlock Release.

The clinical experience is non-intrusive and gentle, the techniques are safe and effective. Consultations are carried out with the client fully-clothed. We ask you to wear loose clothing for comfort. Sessions can last 30-60 minutes with a return visit according to your needs.


Please call 021 025 23222 to arrange an appointment.