Eastbourne, Lower Hutt

22 hours ago

Pet of the Day: Jimmy and Frankie

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Neighjbourly folk here is a bonus Pet of the Day. Strathmore Park resident Juliana Korzo is rightly proud of Jimmy and Frankie, and the picture is just too good not to news.

If you want your pet featured, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you… View more
Neighjbourly folk here is a bonus Pet of the Day. Strathmore Park resident Juliana Korzo is rightly proud of Jimmy and Frankie, and the picture is just too good not to news.

If you want your pet featured, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you are from.

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7 hours ago

Learn how to lockdown-proof your business...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

thanks to Digital Boost! We're excited to be supporting Digital Boost - a brand new online learning platform (built by The Mind Lab in collaboration with MBIE) which aims to teach small business owners the digital skills needed to excel in today’s business world. … View morethanks to Digital Boost! We're excited to be supporting Digital Boost - a brand new online learning platform (built by The Mind Lab in collaboration with MBIE) which aims to teach small business owners the digital skills needed to excel in today’s business world. Login and learn at your own pace, in your own time, or tune into the daily live Q&A sessions with industry experts! Or, get inspired by other small business owners looking to share tips on how they have successfully navigated the digital world themselves. Sign up today to become an expert in the digital tools, technologies and practices needed to secure your business a long lasting future.

PS - check out the Neighbourly session on Tuesday 22 January. Learn tips and tricks to make sure your business shines in your community.
Sign up now

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4 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Hi Neighbourly folk, this one should not be to hard.

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2 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

I know spoonbills have featured before but this picture, by Louise Thomas, is just too good not to use. She took it at at Pauatahanui.

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1 day ago

Pet of the Day: Baxter

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Nicky Fairclough from Miramar is very proud of her 20 year-old cockatiel who can talk.

If you want your pet featured, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you are from.

4 days ago

Seed Sharing for Neighbours Day!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

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We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!

Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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1 day ago

Do you need new doors or windows? The answer is NO!

Monica from No. 8 Building Recyclers

We can save your doors and windows!

If you have a door or window that needs any kind of repair, we can do it. You don't need to buy new, (almost) all doors and windows can be fixed. You can find more details on the services we offer on our page no8recyclers.co.nz...

Now, if you … View more
We can save your doors and windows!

If you have a door or window that needs any kind of repair, we can do it. You don't need to buy new, (almost) all doors and windows can be fixed. You can find more details on the services we offer on our page no8recyclers.co.nz...

Now, if you don't want to repair your door because you want a different colour, style, size or material, then come visit us to check out our collection of restored doors or follow the link: no8recyclers.co.nz...

Most of our doors are online, but we still have a fair amount being processed, so if you don't find what you're looking for, contact us!

Cheers!

1 day ago

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4 days ago

Is the Petone Wharf worth saving?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The city council has announced that it closing the wharf for six weeks to carry out urgent repairs.
The wharf suffered further damage over New Year from earthquakes.
In 2018, Stuff reported that it would cost $8 million to fix the wharf.
Since then, its condition has deteriorated.
Do you think it… View more
The city council has announced that it closing the wharf for six weeks to carry out urgent repairs.
The wharf suffered further damage over New Year from earthquakes.
In 2018, Stuff reported that it would cost $8 million to fix the wharf.
Since then, its condition has deteriorated.
Do you think it is worth saving?

If you do not want your comments used by Stuff please put NFP.

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5 days ago

Petone Wharf off-limits for six weeks.

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Petone Wharf has been closed to repair the damage cause by two recent earthquakes. Despite a large dip in its walkway, engineers had previously declared the wharf safe.
The Hutt City Council made the decision to close the wharf because repair work was a risk to public safety. It is thought the work… View more
Petone Wharf has been closed to repair the damage cause by two recent earthquakes. Despite a large dip in its walkway, engineers had previously declared the wharf safe.
The Hutt City Council made the decision to close the wharf because repair work was a risk to public safety. It is thought the work will take up to six weeks, the wharf will remain closed during this time.

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1 day ago

How much control does your boss have over your life?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating the increasing creep of control your boss might have over your life outside work. This might include having to send photos of your remote working space (or having it personally checked off), having to abide by a social media policy, not being able to express … View moreThe Sunday Star-Times is investigating the increasing creep of control your boss might have over your life outside work. This might include having to send photos of your remote working space (or having it personally checked off), having to abide by a social media policy, not being able to express political views in social settings, or not being able to have a secondary income. Does this sound familiar? Have you got a story to tell? Email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz

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1 day ago

What's On: Hutt City Chorale

Prudence from Wainuiomata

Welcomes new members and invites you to join us in 2021. Open night Thursday 28 January 7.15-9.15pm. St Stephens Church Hall, 106 Main Road, Wainuiomata. Prue 0212036871 or just come.
Hutt City Chorale
  • St Stephens Church Hall
5 days ago

Push to get every Kiwi scanning, every time

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Come on Neighourly folk remember to scan, every time you go out.
As new highly transmissible Covid-19 strains send countries into second and third lockdowns, Stuff is forging ahead with its “Stop! Scanner time” campaign to remind Kiwis of the importance to keep scanning QR codes, should there … View more
Come on Neighourly folk remember to scan, every time you go out.
As new highly transmissible Covid-19 strains send countries into second and third lockdowns, Stuff is forging ahead with its “Stop! Scanner time” campaign to remind Kiwis of the importance to keep scanning QR codes, should there be a community outbreak.
Everyone – every single one of us – needs to be scanning the NZ Covid Tracer app, or signing in on a sheet of paper, every single time.
Come on Neighourly folk remember to scan, every time you go out.

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2 days ago

Enrol at Whitby Collegiate in 2022

Whitby Collegiate Limited

Whitby Collegiate is the first progressive, independent, co-educational school in the Wellington region for Years 7 to 13. 

• Excellent teacher to student ratios.
• Strong academic results.
• A supportive learning environment.
• Buses running to and from the Kāpiti Coast, … View more
Whitby Collegiate is the first progressive, independent, co-educational school in the Wellington region for Years 7 to 13. 

• Excellent teacher to student ratios.
• Strong academic results.
• A supportive learning environment.
• Buses running to and from the Kāpiti Coast, Porirua, Johnsonville and the Hutt Valley.

Enrolments are now open for 2022. Limited spaces still available this year.

To apply to enrol, or for more information on booking a school tour and our open days go to whitbycollegiate.school.nz
Find out more

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5 days ago

Razor blades in the walls....

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Has anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a… View moreHas anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a nasty, rusty surprise.
I'm certain I've seen something like this here in Aotearoa-NZ, but can't for the life of me recall where. It was in the back of the medicine cupboard. Let us know if you've seen, had - or have - one in your home.

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3 days ago

Work begins on Wainuiomata dog park

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry and Wainuiomata Ward Councillor Keri Brown have turned the first sod to mark the start of work on the Wainuiomata dog park.
Campbell Barry says he is delighted to see work starting on the park, and is looking forward to seeing dog owners from across the city using … View more
Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry and Wainuiomata Ward Councillor Keri Brown have turned the first sod to mark the start of work on the Wainuiomata dog park.
Campbell Barry says he is delighted to see work starting on the park, and is looking forward to seeing dog owners from across the city using the space later this year.
“The new park is going to be a great asset for all dog owners right across Lower Hutt. It’s fantastic to celebrate this milestone, particularly with the Waiu Dog Park Committee who have been working hard behind the scenes,” says Campbell Barry.

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