East Harbour, Lower Hutt

15 hours ago

Stumps called for Basin Reserve groundsman Wes Armstrong

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Do you remember Wes Armstrong at the Basin Reserve?
The name Wes Armstrong will forever be linked with Wellington’s Basin Reserve.
The 88 year-old died last week and his life will be celebrated with a service at the Poneke Rugby Club on Tuesday.
Armstrong spent 22 years tending his beloved Basin … View more
Do you remember Wes Armstrong at the Basin Reserve?
The name Wes Armstrong will forever be linked with Wellington’s Basin Reserve.
The 88 year-old died last week and his life will be celebrated with a service at the Poneke Rugby Club on Tuesday.
Armstrong spent 22 years tending his beloved Basin Reserve wicket and in an era where groundsmen ruled the roost, he was very much his own boss.

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8 minutes ago

Get ready to meet your new bins!

Hutt City Council

We're more than halfway through our bin rollout, so if you don't have yours already it'll be with you soon!

When your bins arrive, your blue recycling crate for glass will be inside one of the 240L wheelie bins if you chose that size for either rubbish or recycling.

If your … View more
We're more than halfway through our bin rollout, so if you don't have yours already it'll be with you soon!

When your bins arrive, your blue recycling crate for glass will be inside one of the 240L wheelie bins if you chose that size for either rubbish or recycling.

If your neighbours have received bins and you haven't, don't worry. Bins are being delivered in each street according to the combination that people opted for, so you should get yours in another delivery run shortly.
Find out more

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8 minutes ago

Time to upskill or reskill?

Competenz

Since the start of the year, we've had more than 1,500 people sign-up to become apprentices. Some of them are re-skilling from one profession into a career they love. With skills shortages in key industries, employers are hiring and offering training through the fees-free apprenticeships … View moreSince the start of the year, we've had more than 1,500 people sign-up to become apprentices. Some of them are re-skilling from one profession into a career they love. With skills shortages in key industries, employers are hiring and offering training through the fees-free apprenticeships programme.

Sign-up with Competenz to find your apprenticeship.
Find out more

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9 hours ago

SuperSeniors June

The Team from Office for Seniors

The latest edition of SuperSeniors is out now!

In this issue, we profile one of the unsung heroes of the Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) and learn more about the help the service offers.

We also chat with Dr Doug Wilson, 2021 Senior New Zealander of the Year Te Mātāpuputu o te Tau, and … View more
The latest edition of SuperSeniors is out now!

In this issue, we profile one of the unsung heroes of the Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) and learn more about the help the service offers.

We also chat with Dr Doug Wilson, 2021 Senior New Zealander of the Year Te Mātāpuputu o te Tau, and Andrea Gaskin, Director and Founder of charity organisation Connect the Dots, about how she’s making the art scene in Auckland accessible to seniors.

There’s advice on how to eat healthy, how to get tech savvy, and updated laws for renters and landlords.

Check it out and be sure to share!: bit.ly...

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45 minutes ago

What's On: Open Night Hutt City Chorale

Prudence from Wainuiomata

We are a non auditioned, friendly and welcoming community choir, seeking singers to join us as we start our new rehearsal cycle concluding with a concert in late September. Thursday
Open Night Hutt City Chorale
  • St Marks Church
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1 hour ago

What's On: Open Night Hutt City Chorale

Prudence from Wainuiomata

We are a non auditioned, friendly and welcoming community choir, seeking singers to join us as we start our new rehearsal cycle concluding with a concert in late September. Thursday
Open Night Hutt City Chorale
  • St Marks Church
1 day ago

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Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

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4 hours ago

What's On: Winterreise - a Winter Journey

Murray from East Harbour

Will King (baritone) and Nicholas Kovacev (piano) present Schubert's beautiful song cycle - the journey of a young man thwarted in love. Adults $20 Students $10 Info: www.cmhv.org.nz
Winterreise - a Winter Journey
  • St Mark's Church
15 hours ago

What's On: THROUGH THE OLIVE TREES Iran

David from Brooklyn

Abbas Kiarostami's multi-layered film-about-filmmaking is "a witty, poignant, illuminating film about cinema’s potential as a unifying force… Sheer brilliance.” -Time Out. For details and trailer see https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
THROUGH THE OLIVE TREES Iran
  • Embassy Grand
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14 hours ago

What's On: Boulcott Probus Club

Rodney from Avalon

Fun, friendship and fellowship for retirees. Meets second Friday each month in central Lower Hutt. Phone Ron on 976 1272 for more information.
Boulcott Probus Club
  • Hutt Bowling Club
19 hours ago

What's On: Pen Haven Writers Group

Carol from Pinehaven

Second Monday each month. Discussion, support and encouragement. All writers welcome. $4 cover charge. Contact Carol on 021825583 or email penhavenwritersgroup@gmail.com Next meeting:
Pen Haven Writers Group
  • Petone Community House
1 day ago

Fibre installation made easy

The Team from Chorus

Find out what’s involved in getting fibre installed at your place with our new series of videos. Funny and informative you’ll be an expert in no time. Watch now

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1 day ago

Looking for an apprentice?

Competenz

Hi Neighbours, make use of our free recruitment service and advertise your entry-level and apprentice roles with Competenz. We have pre-qualified and motivated jobseekers ready to match with your business.
Enquire through our online job board and our team will be in touch, easy!

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1 day ago

What's On: Choral Evensong

Marie from Trentham

The Friends of Old St Paul's are celebrating the 155th Anniversary of The Consecration of St. Paul's in 1866. with a choral evensong All are welcome.
Choral Evensong
  • Old St Paul's
11 days ago

What's On: Grease Auditions

Hugo from Epuni

Hutt City Musical Theatre are auditioning for Grease on Saturday 27th June. Pass on the message to any guys you know who might be good for this. email grease2021.hcmt@gmail.com
Grease Auditions
  • Epuni Hall.
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