Taita, Lower Hutt

9 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small … View more
Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.

4 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and … View more
Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

Click here to read our August newsletter: bit.ly...
Or to subscribe to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...

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9 hours ago

Free 3 seater sofa

Carlos from Taita

From a non-smoking and non-pets house.

Free

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10 hours ago

What's On: Lower Hutt Adult Colouring Group

Julie from Alicetown

Enjoy an hour or two of stress relief and fun. Materials suppled and a cuppa, no-charge! Contact: Julie 566 2006
Lower Hutt Adult Colouring Group
  • Petone Libary
20 hours ago

Bowel Cancer – You’re never too young

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer can strike at any age. Each year about 3,000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with the disease and more than 1,200 will die. That’s as many as breast and prostate cancer combined. But it is treatable – and beatable – if detected early enough. Check your symptoms

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1 day ago

What's On: Spring Flower & Bonsai Show

Allison from Silverstream

Stunning display of flowers and bonsai. Sat 12th 12 noon to 4pm Sat 13th 10am to 3:30pm. $3 adults + children free. Plants, Bonsai + Pots for sale. www.hvhsi.webs.com
Spring Flower & Bonsai Show
  • Lower Hutt Event Centre
3 days ago

Earthquake Preparedness for Apartment Dwellers

Chris Moore from Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO)

🏢Do you live or work in a high rise building in the Wellington region?🏢

Our shaky little capital can be a bit wild at times, and those who live or work in high rise buildings face unique challenges especially during an earthquake.

That's why we have developed (with help from you guys!)… View more
🏢Do you live or work in a high rise building in the Wellington region?🏢

Our shaky little capital can be a bit wild at times, and those who live or work in high rise buildings face unique challenges especially during an earthquake.

That's why we have developed (with help from you guys!) some FAQs on how you can get better prepared.

For more information check out 👉getprepared.nz...

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1 day ago

Your Trusted Wellington Underpinning Specialists

Mainmark

Mainmark are experts in ground remediation, having helped thousands of New Zealand buildings get back to level.

Sinking floors, cracked walls, jamming doors and windows can all be indicators of structural damage.

Causes are various and include; building subsidence, bearing on … View more
Mainmark are experts in ground remediation, having helped thousands of New Zealand buildings get back to level.

Sinking floors, cracked walls, jamming doors and windows can all be indicators of structural damage.

Causes are various and include; building subsidence, bearing on unstable or weak ground, a broken pipe causing soil erosion, moisture changes in clay soil, and earthquake liquefaction.

Our solutions are cutting edge and the modern answer to the traditional way to underpin; like keyhole surgery compared to concrete underpinning.

With offices across New Zealand, including Wellington, Get in touch for a free quote and protect your greatest asset.
See how we can help

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1 day ago

A warm welcome to Gazley!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We're excited to announce a new Wellington partnership with the wonderful team at Gazley - our very first Automotive partners!

Meet some of the fantastic Gazley Team who will be sharing their expertise in all things automotive. They've also got amazing 'support local' … View more
We're excited to announce a new Wellington partnership with the wonderful team at Gazley - our very first Automotive partners!

Meet some of the fantastic Gazley Team who will be sharing their expertise in all things automotive. They've also got amazing 'support local' campaigns running at the moment.

Let's give them a warm neighbourly welcome and stay posted for more of their content!
Visit us online

2 days ago

Do you know what to plant in the garden right now?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

This week’s issue we say there should be a parsley plant near every kitchen door. It’s time to harvest sprouting broccoli, compile your spring seed list, sow Florence fennel, choose tomatoes wisely and check germinating seedlings every day.

Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow… View more
This week’s issue we say there should be a parsley plant near every kitchen door. It’s time to harvest sprouting broccoli, compile your spring seed list, sow Florence fennel, choose tomatoes wisely and check germinating seedlings every day.

Follow this month’s guide to plants to sow and grow and make a feeding station for native birds. Plus go in the draw for strawberry packs from Tui and copies of NZ Gardener’s August issue.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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2 days ago

Local artists on show at Te Auaha

Kate Green Reporter from Dominion Post

Wellington artists who wouldn’t normally have a platform are being showcased in a home-grown collective gallery exhibition at Te Auaha.

Te Auaha, NZ Institute of Creativity on Dixon St, is hosting the second iteration exhibition ‘Have Something To Say’, a collective exhibition of artworks … View more
Wellington artists who wouldn’t normally have a platform are being showcased in a home-grown collective gallery exhibition at Te Auaha.

Te Auaha, NZ Institute of Creativity on Dixon St, is hosting the second iteration exhibition ‘Have Something To Say’, a collective exhibition of artworks from five Wellington artists, which runs until Saturday, August 15.

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3 days ago

Brighten your walls with this creative project

The Team from Resene ColorShop Naenae

Put your own spin on a current wall art trend by painting designs on woven plates!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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3 days ago

Visit Chilton this August

Chilton St James School

Discover what it means to be a Chilton girl:

-Come and experience our culture
-Hear about what is on offer in sport, art and music.
-Investigate our learning from Preschool to Year 13
-Learn about Cambridge
-Talk to our wonderful girls
-Open your mind to new possibilities
-Note the date of… View more
Discover what it means to be a Chilton girl:

-Come and experience our culture
-Hear about what is on offer in sport, art and music.
-Investigate our learning from Preschool to Year 13
-Learn about Cambridge
-Talk to our wonderful girls
-Open your mind to new possibilities
-Note the date of our Open Days now.
Register now

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3 days ago

75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

Ministry of Culture & Heritage

This year, New Zealand will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on 15 August 2020.

This date marks the historic anniversary of the surrender by Japan, which represented the end of the War in Asia and the Pacific and the culmination of six long years of war across … View more
This year, New Zealand will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on 15 August 2020.

This date marks the historic anniversary of the surrender by Japan, which represented the end of the War in Asia and the Pacific and the culmination of six long years of war across the rest of the world.

The public is invited to attend the national commemorative service, which will take place at 1pm on Saturday 15 August at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. We recommend arriving by 12.45pm.

The service will also be live streamed. More information is available on the Ministry for Culture and Heritage website.

Image: Government Film Studios. World War II serviceman embraces a woman after his return to Wellington on the Wanganella. Alexander Turnbull Library, ref: 1/2-066955-F.
Find out more

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