Maungaraki, Lower Hutt

12 days ago

5 important learning skills for children

NumberWorks'nWords Lower Hutt

As educators, it is important for us to instil useful learning skills in children so that they can grow, develop, and gain the necessary skills to succeed in life. At NumberWorks’nWords, we can help your child build and strengthen their learning skills through a tailored curriculum.
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As educators, it is important for us to instil useful learning skills in children so that they can grow, develop, and gain the necessary skills to succeed in life. At NumberWorks’nWords, we can help your child build and strengthen their learning skills through a tailored curriculum.
Check out the full blog to explore 5 important learning skills for children! ?

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13 days ago

Korean Products

Naichao from Hutt Central

Dear Neighbours,

Are you a big fan of Korean food?

Now we've got tons of them and with very good prices!

Shin noodles, Hot chicken noodles, Neoguri noodles, etc.
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Dear Neighbours,

Are you a big fan of Korean food?

Now we've got tons of them and with very good prices!

Shin noodles, Hot chicken noodles, Neoguri noodles, etc.

Honey butter chips, Lotte pocky, pepero, etc.

Roasted seaweed, Topokki, Chili sauce, etc.

Kimchi, we have variety of them, yum!

Please come and check them.

Cheers!

12 days ago

Harvey Furnishings Grand Opening Event

Jacqueline from Harvey Furnishings Wellington - Petone

Join us for the grand opening of our unique Wellington retail store in Petone this Saturday 10th April and save 30% off storewide on curtains, blinds and soft furnishings*.

Wilson BBQ food truck will be there from 12-2pm serving up free lunches (first come, first served!)

The More FM crew will … View more
Join us for the grand opening of our unique Wellington retail store in Petone this Saturday 10th April and save 30% off storewide on curtains, blinds and soft furnishings*.

Wilson BBQ food truck will be there from 12-2pm serving up free lunches (first come, first served!)

The More FM crew will also be on site from 12-2pm with a spin to win wheel, giving away prizes, vouchers and more!!

So come on down, be inspired and see the cute Kiwiana artwork by Japanese Artist & Illustrator Jun Arita on the exterior of the building.

*Some conditions apply.

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14 days ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Dora

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

A belated Pet of the Day this week, meet Dora from Taita.

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what … View more

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12 days ago

Get involved in planning the future of your city

Jon from Hutt City Council

An analysis of housing demand suggests Lower Hutt will need an extra 9600 homes in the three decades to 2047.

How we'll deal with providing enough housing for a growing population is part of the district plan review.
Learn more and have your say via the link below.

Or talk to our district … View more
An analysis of housing demand suggests Lower Hutt will need an extra 9600 homes in the three decades to 2047.

How we'll deal with providing enough housing for a growing population is part of the district plan review.
Learn more and have your say via the link below.

Or talk to our district plan team at our public open days today at Naenae Library (2-4pm) or the War Memorial Library, Central City (6-8pm). We'll be there as part of the Long Term Plan consultation.

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12 days ago

Lower Hutt needs 9600 new houses

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Lower Hutt needs 9600 new houses by 2047 as the population continues to rise. Where do you think they should go?
The council is currently reviewing the district plan as looks to find ways to provide more housing.

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12 days ago

We Say/You Say: trans-Tasman bubble

Thomas Campbell Reporter from The Hutt News

Hi neighbours!

After more than a year of closed borders, Australians and New Zealanders will soon be able to jet-hop between countries after the government announced that the trans-Tasman travel bubble is to be operational from April 19.

With quarantine-free travel now possible, are you more … View more
Hi neighbours!

After more than a year of closed borders, Australians and New Zealanders will soon be able to jet-hop between countries after the government announced that the trans-Tasman travel bubble is to be operational from April 19.

With quarantine-free travel now possible, are you more likely to head across the Tasman or travel domestically?

Fronting Australian media yesterday, Jacinda Ardern not only spoke of the excitement of families being able to be reunited, but also pitched New Zealand tourist activities to Australian viewers.

"If there is a hot spot in one of the states of Australia we may just act in the same way that another state would ... Just prepare that there may be disruptions, but what better place in the world to be stuck. Am I right?," she said.

The trans-Tasman bubble will operate on a three tier basis: Continue, Pause and Suspend. If there are a few cases in Australia linked to the border, quarantine-free travel will continue. Travel may be paused for 72 hours if there are rogue community cases and in the instance of a state or nationwide lockdown, travel will be suspended.

Share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the Conversations page of the The Hutt News.

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13 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

What do you know about this picture?

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13 days ago

Our monthly newsletter, Hapori, is out now for April! 📝

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This issue includes news from our members across the country, safety tips + advice, updates from our partners and more.

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13 days ago

Volunteers needed

Lorna Harvey from Age Concern Wellington Region

Age Concern Wellington Region needs volunteers around the Wellington Region for the Companion Walking Service. If you have a little spare time during the day and a heart for seniors, please call 04 499 6654 or email cws@acwellington.org.nz

13 days ago

School Holiday Music Programme

Amanda Wills from Anglican Parish of Lower Hutt

Looking for a school holiday activity? How about some music fun?
April 21-23, 2021 9:30am to 3pm
Singing, drama, ending with a 20 minute performance.
For children aged 7 to 15
In St James Church hall
Led by Helen Willberg, Jonathan Berkahn, Chalene Scott.

To register your interest and receive a … View more
Looking for a school holiday activity? How about some music fun?
April 21-23, 2021 9:30am to 3pm
Singing, drama, ending with a 20 minute performance.
For children aged 7 to 15
In St James Church hall
Led by Helen Willberg, Jonathan Berkahn, Chalene Scott.

To register your interest and receive a brochure please contact Helen on 021 157 3892 or email the church office reception@stjames.net.nz

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13 days ago

Get involved in planning the future of your city

Jon from Hutt City Council

You can now have your say on how Lower Hutt evolves over the coming decades.

Lower Hutt's district plan is being reviewed. It covers major issues like housing, the environment, natural hazards and sea level rise, and how we'll care for heritage sites and buildings.

Get involved in … View more
You can now have your say on how Lower Hutt evolves over the coming decades.

Lower Hutt's district plan is being reviewed. It covers major issues like housing, the environment, natural hazards and sea level rise, and how we'll care for heritage sites and buildings.

Get involved in planning the future of your city by going to the link below.

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13 days ago

Fresh Hot Cinnamon Scrolls and more...

Guy from Forage Merchants of Wellington

Every Wed - Sat from 10am - we’ve got these delicious warm locally made Cinnamon Scrolls plus the best food and beverage from the Wellington region. Open 7 days in Alicetown.

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14 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

A belated Feathered Friend. The pic this week is from Kelson based photographer Andrew Gorrie who particularly enjoys photographing tūī.

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13 days ago

Businesses asked to let people with Crohn's use staff toilets

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

A campaign calling on businesses to provide people with inflammatory bowel disease access to staff toilets in an emergency is gaining traction in the Hutt Valley.
Nicole Thornton, 16, has helped launch a campaign to get businesses to provide toilet access to people with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.… View more
A campaign calling on businesses to provide people with inflammatory bowel disease access to staff toilets in an emergency is gaining traction in the Hutt Valley.
Nicole Thornton, 16, has helped launch a campaign to get businesses to provide toilet access to people with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Now, Hutt Valley business leaders have backed the initiative.
On Tuesday, the Upper Hutt City Council and the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce launched a campaign for better access to toilet facilities in Upper Hutt.
They are requesting that local businesses willing to allow IBD patients with toilet access prominently display a poster in their window stating that they honour the “I Can’t Wait Card”.

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