Rural West Whangarei, Maungakaramea

12 hours ago

Looking for some cooking inspiration?

Stuff

Look no further! Join Sam Mannering on Thursday the 23rd of September and cook your dinner along with him.

What’s on the menu? Sam is going to teach you how to make curry from scratch, and for dessert, a tarte tatin.

Get in quick because seats are limited!
Register now

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1 day ago

Māori Language Week 💚

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Far North

Happy Rāmere Aotearoa! 🌞

Here are two more general phrases which you can start incorporating into everyday conversations.

Aroha mai | Sorry/Excuse me
Mā te wā | Bye for now/See you later

We'd love to hear some of the phrases you have been learning over Maori Language Week! Comment … View more
Happy Rāmere Aotearoa! 🌞

Here are two more general phrases which you can start incorporating into everyday conversations.

Aroha mai | Sorry/Excuse me
Mā te wā | Bye for now/See you later

We'd love to hear some of the phrases you have been learning over Maori Language Week! Comment below some phrases you know.

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1 day ago

Do you have questions about your spring garden?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, … View more
Dear neighbours,

As part of Stuff’s Life & Style Live Chat series, NZ Gardener editor Jo McCarroll and Jack Hobbs, manager of the Auckland Botanic Gardens, are back with their expert spring gardening tips, advice and plant problem-solving. If you have a question for the gardening experts, you can submit it (now, or during the chat) at the link below. Then tune in today, Sept 17, at 3pm.

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1 day ago

Bathroom & Other Items

Jill from Kerikeri District

Solid Curved Macrocarpa Breakfast Bar Top - 1700x250x40.
White Toilet Vanity + Chrome Mixer - 580x220.
White Top Mount Bath - 1680x760x450.
White Stella floor & Euro Vanity Top + Chrome Mixer - 2 Doors/3 Drawers - 800x900
Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink + Chrome Mixer - 980x500

Negotiable

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3 days ago

Boarders/ Flatmates wanted

Alexia from Kerikeri District

I have a fully furnished room for $200 per week available to 20th of December.
It includes power, wifi, and h20.
It is in a tidy , private house which is centrally located to Kerikeri town .
. With a 5 minute drive to shops and 5 min walk to the basin and historical sites of the Stone store… View more
I have a fully furnished room for $200 per week available to 20th of December.
It includes power, wifi, and h20.
It is in a tidy , private house which is centrally located to Kerikeri town .
. With a 5 minute drive to shops and 5 min walk to the basin and historical sites of the Stone store and bush walk to Rainbow falls.
The house is in a great location and on a nice family , retired street .
Please text me on 0211179810 to view .
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3 days ago

Māori Language Week 💚

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Far North

We hope everyone is enjoying Māori Language Week 💚

Today, we thought we'd share two common phrases which you can start to practice and use when talking to your friends, whānau or work colleagues.

Ngā mihi nui | Thanks so much
Kia pai te rā | Have a good day

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4 days ago

Noticed anything different?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you … View more
It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you keen to dive straight into te wiki? Here's a video by our mates at Stuff showing five te reo words that every person from across the motu (country) needs to know.

For more coverage on Māori language week, click the 'See more' button below.

Ngā manaakitanga!
See more

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4 days ago

Keep the good work up and keep on walking...

Natasha Judd from Cancer Society Northland

Enjoyed those lockdown walks and need motivation to keep on walking? Sign up today and walk/ run for a good cause ycfc-kerikeri-2021.raisely.com...

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6 days ago

Oil Drum

Hemi from Rural West Whangarei

Need a 200 litre metal drum

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5 days ago

Wine racks

Lisa from Kerikeri District

2 wine racks for sale see photos
One wooden - comes apart
one upright metal frame

Negotiable

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5 days ago

Irrigation drip line 2nd hand

Lisa from Kerikeri District

for sale 70m lengths x 5 lots

Negotiable

5 days ago

Council services through Alert Level 2

The Team from Whangarei District Council

The Covid-19 Alert level for Northland moved to Alert Level 2 from Wednesday 8 September 2021.

All council facilities will be open to the public with Level 2 safety measures in place from Monday 13 September 2021 unless noted otherwise below.

General safety precautions
In all our public areas … View more
The Covid-19 Alert level for Northland moved to Alert Level 2 from Wednesday 8 September 2021.

All council facilities will be open to the public with Level 2 safety measures in place from Monday 13 September 2021 unless noted otherwise below.

General safety precautions
In all our public areas please allow 2 metres of physical distancing from people you don't know.
All visitors must sign in at our reception areas or use the NZ Covid Tracer app.
Our front-line staff will be wearing face-coverings and we ask our customers to do the same.
Surfaces at council facilities will be frequently cleaned, and hand sanitiser will be available for visitors to use.
Feeling sick or unwell? Please stay home and talk to a doctor.

Customer Service Centres
Forum North will open at 8:00am on Monday 13 September 2021, and the Ruakaka Service Centre will open at 8:30am on Monday 13 September 2021.
We encourage customers to do Council business online or over the phone where possible. Please call us to book appointments in advance, to avoid unnecessary waiting and crowding.
Bookings for our Duty Planner and Duty Building Officers need to be made in advance. Our preference is for meetings to be held online or over the phone.

Whangarei District Library
Opening 9am Monday 13 September. Libraries will be set up to comply with Ministry of Health guidelines. Restrictions on the number of people permitted to enter will apply. Branch libraries and the mobile library will remain closed over Level 2 and until further notice.

Te Manawa – the Hub and Whangarei iSITE
Te Manawa – the Hub will re-open from 9:00am Monday 13 September 2021. Whangarei iSITE on Tarewa Road is temporarily closed for maintenance. Please note Intercity Bus services are currently on hold.

Whangārei District Cemeteries
The Cemetery office and gates are open.
Up to 100 people can attend outdoor funerals and tangihanga at Alert Level 2, if funeral directors have registered with the Ministry of Health. Physical distancing will need to be maintained and funeral directors will collect details for contact tracing.

Whangārei Laboratory
Whangārei Laboratory will re-open for sample-delivery from 8:00am until 3:00pm starting Wednesday 8 September 2021.

Forum North Entertainment Centre and Semenoff Stadium
Both venues will be available for hire from 8:00am Monday 13 September 2021 in accordance with Government guidelines for venues.

Car parking
All Council carparks are open and operating as normal. Our wardens are working at Alert Level 2.

Rubbish and recycling collection
Our kerbside bag collection, and red and blue-bin recycling services, will continue as usual. Paper and cardboard will also be collected as normal. Transfer stations are open and operating, although visitors must wear a face-covering and record their visit either by signing in or using the NZ COVID Tracer app.

Parks, playgrounds, public toilets
Council facilities will be individually re-opened as they can be cleaned and assessed for safety. Please use the NZ COVID Tracer app to record your visit to these facilities.

Parents and caregivers are asked to be mindful that their children are physical distancing at playgrounds.

Sports parks
Each sporting code will decide matters relating to their own competitions and how they will manage government requirements such as physical distancing and contact tracing. The park facilities will be open at Alert Level 2.

Community halls
Community halls are open - contact your local community hall board for more specific information. Entry will be limited according to each site’s size and ability to practice 2 meter physical distancing.

Council events and event permits
Council managed events will only go ahead where Government guidance for gatherings under Alert Level 2 can be met.

Alcohol licensing
Applications for alcohol licenses or manager’s certificates can be made on our website and interviews or meetings with applicants will be done over the phone. Please contact us for guidance.

Animal Control Office
All dog services, including responding to roaming dog reports, will continue.
Adoption visits must be by appointment only. The office will be open from 8:30am - 5:00pm.
Dogs must be kept on a lead while exercising (except for off-lead dog parks) so physical distancing can be maintained between owners.

CitySafe
CitySafe patrols will continue under Alert Level 2.

Citizenship Ceremonies
Citizenship ceremonies are currently on hold.

Freedom Camping
Freedom camping sites around our District remain open. Campers may move to a new site if they would like to.
Freedom campers must observe 2-metre distancing from people they don’t know, record where they stay and who they interact with for contact tracing purposes, use heightened hygiene practices and comply with all instructions from New Zealand Police or Council officers.

5 days ago

Happy Māori Language Week

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Far North

Ngā mihi o te wiki o te reo Māori e hoa mā | Happy Māori Language Week

Māori Language Week has officially started across Aotearoa. Throughout the week, we will be posting common words which you can start to use in everyday conversations such as kia pai te rā which means have a great day ⭐

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5 days ago

Red Cross shop in Dargaville - we are back!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Dargaville

Looking forward to seeing all our wonderful customers. Under level 2 we are open! Come in and see all the fabulous bargains. We are open 9.30am to 3.30pm week days and 10am to 1pm on Saturday. You can find us at 48 Victoria Street, Dargaville. Our phone number is 09 439 5583.

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