32 days ago

Have you lived in a mouldy rental?

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Franklin County News

A rental tenant was recently awarded more than $5000 for living in a home so mouldy it was deemed unfit to live in.

Have you ever had problems with mouldy rentals? How bad was the home you were in? Read more here.

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More messages from your neighbours
17 hours ago

Challenge the unspoken rules

White Ribbon

A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their individuality and define themselves as men who have respectful relationships with themselves and their partners – creating happier, healthier communities for us all.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?

Resene

Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is the paint for a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Apply now!

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2 days ago

What's On: Woodturning and Woodcraft Christmas Sale

Stephen from Tuakau

Bowls, Pepper Grinders, Platters, Implements, Resin Inlays, International Wood Art and more. From 30th November to 24th December 10am to 7pm. Opening night: 29th November 6pm to 9pm. Eftpos available.
Woodturning and Woodcraft Christmas Sale
  • Franklin Woodturners Club