Rural West Whangarei, Maungakaramea

13 hours ago

Poll: Did you enjoy the giant Big Fresh fruits and veges?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

People either loved them or hated them, and now they're up for sale.

The giant 1990's Big Fresh Supermarket fruits and veges are up on Trade Me, with over 700 people adding them to their watchlist.

Did you enjoy seeing them on your grocery shopping outing?

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3 hours ago

Pak'nSave Food Expo

Pak'nSave Whangarei

Kia ora Neighbours,

Joins us for our Food Expo on this Tuesday 17th September, between 11am - 6pm.

Be in to win a $500 hamper.

* Meet our Suppliers
* Product Tastings
* Giveaways
* Competitions
Join us

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12 hours ago

New Zealand’s first private residential smokefree street.

Natasha Judd from Cancer Society Northland

One small Whangarei residential street is seeking to contribute to National Smokefree Working Group Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan 2015-2018 goal by initiating New Zealand’s first private residential smokefree street.

A residential Smokefree street foot/pathway/route in Whangarei will be … View more
One small Whangarei residential street is seeking to contribute to National Smokefree Working Group Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan 2015-2018 goal by initiating New Zealand’s first private residential smokefree street.

A residential Smokefree street foot/pathway/route in Whangarei will be the first national residential smokefree street

Smokefree Streets is NOT about banning smoking it is about providing increased smokefree outdoor public spaces.

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11 hours ago

Welcome to Hatchback Haven Limited

John from Hatchback Haven Limited

We are your local and have been in business in Northland for 7 years. come and visit our yard at 997 Otaika Valley Road, Maungatapere, or check out our website www.hatchbackhaven.co.nz...

13 hours ago

New blog post: Neighbourly in the news!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in … View moreWe love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.

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4 days ago

Should New Zealand history be taught in all schools?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools and kura would be expected, by 2022, to teach the country's history.

Curriculum changes would reset a national framework so that all learners and ākonga were aware of key aspects of New Zealand history and how they had influenced … View more
Hi neighbours - Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools and kura would be expected, by 2022, to teach the country's history.

Curriculum changes would reset a national framework so that all learners and ākonga were aware of key aspects of New Zealand history and how they had influenced and shaped the nation.

What do you think? Should New Zealand history be taught in all schools, or are there other, more important subjects to teach?

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4 days ago

Should vaping be banned in schools?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What … View more
Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What are your thoughts? Should vaping be banned in schools?

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14 hours ago

Want to Volunteer?

Bart van der Meer from Volunteering Northland 0800-865268

Volunteering Northland has had a bit of a growth recently and we have plenty of new volunteer roles Northland Wide. Click the link, and change the search box to your area to have a look. Volunteering is good for you.

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20 hours ago

A stronger school culture, greater resilience and more kindness.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.

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1 day ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 65.8% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    65.8% Complete
  • 25.5% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    25.5% Complete
  • 8.7% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.7% Complete
1206 votes
1 day ago

Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimers NZ

Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends … View more
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?

Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.

Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.
Learn More

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1 day ago

Hyundai Kona EV

Peter Neighbourly Lead from Kamo

We have decided to sell your Kona. It's about 6 months old, and has done around 3500km. White. I don't have a picture at the moment, but if you look on TradeMe there will be lots of pics (I'll see if I can add one later).

Price: $70,000

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4 days ago

Ultimate Quiz Fundraiser - Whangarei Boys High School

Julia from Hikurangi Coastal

Have you booked your table yet, spots are filling up quickly!
Prices for the best dressed ;-)

Quiz night poster.pdf Download View

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6 days ago

Beware drones at night

Jackie from West Coast Northland

Beware everyone people are flying drones mangakahia road kaikohe early hours and night time scoping out properties and looking in windows then knocking on doors to see if any one is home

2 days ago

Fancy a $50 Z Gift Card?

AMI Insurance - Head office

Get a $50 Z Gift Card to spend at any Z service station with every new AMI Comprehensive Car insurance policy you buy online by Monday 7th of October 2019.* The more new AMI Comprehensive Car policies you buy, the more $50 Z Gift Cards you’ll get!

Get a quick quote today.

*Ts & Cs apply
Get a quote

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2 days ago

0% weeds, 100% Happiness. Win a Fiskars Xact™ weed puller!

Fiskars

A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing… View more
A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing muscle strain and backache. Its simple ergonomic design is changing the strenuous outdoor job of pulling weeds. You'll have the neighbours lining up to borrow yours!

We have 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to give away. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to go in the draw to WIN!

To find out more and buy the product, visit a Bunnings or Mitre 10 store near you

Never bow down to weeds again!

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* Competition entries accepted from 1.00am Sunday 15th September 2019 to 8:00am Monday 23rd September 2019. Five 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to be won. Winners will be contacted by email or phone on Monday 23rd September 2019. The prize will be couriered to the address specified by the winner within 4 weeks of the competition closing
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