Taita, Lower Hutt

5 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This could be a tough one. Anybody got any ideas who this is and what is going on?

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6 days ago

Poll: Do you support the rules to build new homes?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Tens of thousands of new homes could be possible in Wellington after a major bipartisan housing announcement from Labour and National.
A new bill supported by both major parties strips red tape from the building process in an effort to accelerate medium-density housing.
The rule change will allow … View more
Tens of thousands of new homes could be possible in Wellington after a major bipartisan housing announcement from Labour and National.
A new bill supported by both major parties strips red tape from the building process in an effort to accelerate medium-density housing.
The rule change will allow people to build up to three homes of three storeys on most sites in Wellington without any need for resource consent from August 2022.
Tell us what you think and if you do not want your comments used put NFP.

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Do you support the rules to build new homes?
  • 33.4% Yes
    33.4% Complete
  • 45.6% No
    45.6% Complete
  • 21% Not sure, need more information
    21% Complete
1132 votes
7 hours ago

OPEN DAY AT CHRIST CHURCH TAITA, 73 Eastern Hutt Road - choose Christ Church for your wedding on the day and go in the draw to win the booking!

Janice Henson from Christ Church Preservation Society Inc

Don't forget to check out Christ Church Taita's Open Day from 12 noon - 3.00 pm on Sunday 31 October. There will be graveyard tours at 1.00 and 2.00 pm. An organist will be playing inside the church.
Choose Christ Church for your wedding and go into a draw to win the hire fee!
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Don't forget to check out Christ Church Taita's Open Day from 12 noon - 3.00 pm on Sunday 31 October. There will be graveyard tours at 1.00 and 2.00 pm. An organist will be playing inside the church.
Choose Christ Church for your wedding and go into a draw to win the hire fee!
Refreshments will be available for a koha.
Christ Church is just an easy short walk from the Taita Railway Station.
Enquiries to Janice Henson, 027 315 7757.

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3 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Kelson based photographer Andrew Gorrie took this stunning photo of a tūī from his backyard. It took him over 30 shots to get the tūī lined up with the moon.

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9 hours ago

Share a recipe!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Kia ora Hutt City, Neighbours Day Aotearoa 2022 will be encouraging people to connect through kai. This could be sharing a cuppa, fresh produce, a recipe or hosting a picnic or BBQ.

We thought we would kick things off now by encouraging people to share a favourite recipe.

This could be a … View more
Kia ora Hutt City, Neighbours Day Aotearoa 2022 will be encouraging people to connect through kai. This could be sharing a cuppa, fresh produce, a recipe or hosting a picnic or BBQ.

We thought we would kick things off now by encouraging people to share a favourite recipe.

This could be a whānau favourite, your aunty’s special chutney, a secret (or potentially not!) curry dish, or your most-loved cake.

We’ll then share your recipe throughout the land for people to try, share, and enjoy within their communities.

Either email your recipe to kiaora@neighboursday.org.nz or submit it here - www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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11 hours ago

Genuine Black Watch woolen tartan kilt size 12

David and Yvonne from Belmont

Bought in Scotland and made from 100% wool in the Black Watch tartan. Never worn. 46cm in length.

Price: $50

1 day ago

Get your creative project funded

Hutt City Coucil

Each year, our Creative Communities Scheme fund helps community groups or individuals who want to start a project involving any kind of creative or interpretative expression.

Don't let COVID put you off! If you’ve got a project you’d like to start, our Community Arts Advisor can help … View more
Each year, our Creative Communities Scheme fund helps community groups or individuals who want to start a project involving any kind of creative or interpretative expression.

Don't let COVID put you off! If you’ve got a project you’d like to start, our Community Arts Advisor can help with your plans and application.

Applications are open until 8 November.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Apprenticeship opportunity in Wellington.

Competenz

Hey Wellington!

Awesome news! Rufford Engineering are looking for a General Engineering Apprentice in your area!
Looking for a role with lots of variety and training provided from a highly experience team? Well this is an opportunity for you!

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1 day ago

Missing chicken anyone

Anthony from Naenae

Missing chicken around rata st naenae

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1 day ago

Night Market

Frances from Silverstream

If you are looking for something a bit different to do this Friday night then this could be for you!

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1 day ago

Get cybersmart and protect your business

Digital Boost

Hi Neighbour,

We’re all pretty well-versed in securing our homes when we head out the door to work, the shops, or a walk around the block. Locking the doors and setting the house alarm is second nature to many of us. But sometimes we aren’t quite so cautious when it comes to our online … View more
Hi Neighbour,

We’re all pretty well-versed in securing our homes when we head out the door to work, the shops, or a walk around the block. Locking the doors and setting the house alarm is second nature to many of us. But sometimes we aren’t quite so cautious when it comes to our online security, which protects many of our personal and business assets.

Although no one is immune - don't waste another minute worrying that your business might become a target. Instead, get clued up on a few easy steps you can take to keep yourself and your business safe.

Why not give your business a cyber security risk assessment or ensure you have secured your website - it’s simple and we can help.

Digital Boost is here to guide you through protecting yourself online - doing so may save you a lot of time and stress in the future. We've got simple-to-follow videos on everything from software updates to password authentication and phishing.

Safeguarding your business is time well spent, so arm yourself with the knowledge today!

The team at Digital Boost

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1 day ago

Free cot and matress

Michael from Stokes Valley

Fair condition. Has a few scratches but is solid and has served us well.

Free

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7 days ago

Naenae pool plans unveiled

Jamie Dobson from Hutt City Council

The first look at the proposed design for the Naenae Pool and Fitness suite is here!

Before we get into detailed design and begin construction, we want to check in with everyone who will be using the pool to make sure we're delivering the best facility possible – for Naenae and Te … View more
The first look at the proposed design for the Naenae Pool and Fitness suite is here!

Before we get into detailed design and begin construction, we want to check in with everyone who will be using the pool to make sure we're delivering the best facility possible – for Naenae and Te Awakairangi.
In this draft design, you'll notice features that reflect what the community and aquatic sports users told us they wanted. We're;

🏊‍♂️ Keeping the 50-metre pool;

🎉 making sure the facility is a place for birthdays, special occasions, and the building is accessible; and

🌴 moving the site position in Walter Mildenhall park to better connect it with Hillary Court.

This is your chance to give feedback so we can ensure this plan for the pool reflects your needs! Let us know what you think 👇

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1 day ago

SPCA Pet of the Day: Meet Chewie

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Chewie the rabbit.
"I came into SPCA with a damaged eye beyond repair. The wonderful vet team couldn't save it, so I had an operation to have it removed. It hasn't slowed me down at all, you just have to be aware that I can’t see you approaching me so please don't startle me.… View more
Chewie the rabbit.
"I came into SPCA with a damaged eye beyond repair. The wonderful vet team couldn't save it, so I had an operation to have it removed. It hasn't slowed me down at all, you just have to be aware that I can’t see you approaching me so please don't startle me.
I would love to be a single indoor bunny where I get all the human attention. I am a clean boy and will go into my large litter tray for toileting. I love gentle pats on my head and sometimes come up to you for treats. I regularly binkie around super fast, and when I'm tired I do bunny flops as I am a happy boy.
I love space and the outdoors so I will need a large grassy area with a weatherproof hutch for outside during the day. My indoor area must be big enough for me to spend the day and night comfortably. My caregivers ask that rabbits always come inside at night, to be part of the family and to keep me safe. I could go to a home with friendly cats as I've met some before."

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1 day ago

Peter William’s Natural Joint Secret

Koru Nutrition

Peter Williams reports a natural cream that supports his joints and helps to keep him active.

“When I get up in the morning, I want to know that my joints are healthy, flexible and ready for the day.”

“I recommend Koru FX cream by Koru Nutrition. It’s New Zealand made, natural, fast … View more
Peter Williams reports a natural cream that supports his joints and helps to keep him active.

“When I get up in the morning, I want to know that my joints are healthy, flexible and ready for the day.”

“I recommend Koru FX cream by Koru Nutrition. It’s New Zealand made, natural, fast acting and long lasting. It has become NZ’s #1 fastest growing topical joint and muscle support cream and I can see why.”

“Ask for Koru Nutrition’s Koru FX cream next time you’re in the pharmacy and try it for yourself.”
Find out more

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