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66 days ago

It's not too late...

Resene

...to nominate a spot in your community needing a splash of colour!

This is the LAST WEEK to make your Resene Colour Your Community nomination so make sure you take a few minutes to share a few words about an organisation, business or community project that needs a bit of a refresh. It could be … View more
...to nominate a spot in your community needing a splash of colour!

This is the LAST WEEK to make your Resene Colour Your Community nomination so make sure you take a few minutes to share a few words about an organisation, business or community project that needs a bit of a refresh. It could be for a park bench that's seen better days, a building that's wilting, a children's playground that lost its shine or a wall that's a bit of a bore.

Apply now for up to $1000 worth of Resene paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

There'll be five winners announced later this month - plus you'll be invited to vote for the People's Choice Award.
Nominate now

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69 days ago

Biz-Boost Competition

Digital Boost

Hi Neighbour,

Nearing the end of the year is a great time to update your digital tools and sort out your business accounting.

But how good would it be to win it all for free!

Digital Boost has two prize packs up for grabs provided by Microsoft* and MYOB* in our Biz-Boost competition.

Entering … View more
Hi Neighbour,

Nearing the end of the year is a great time to update your digital tools and sort out your business accounting.

But how good would it be to win it all for free!

Digital Boost has two prize packs up for grabs provided by Microsoft* and MYOB* in our Biz-Boost competition.

Entering the draw couldn't be easier - just sign in to Digital Boost for free and you’re in with a chance to win one of two Biz-Boost prize packs to boost your business.

If you are already signed up to Digital Boost you can enter too! Simply login to Digital Boost and grow your learning by watching a new How To video between 10th - 30th November, and you're in to win!

For extra chances to win share with friends, family or colleagues.

What are you waiting for? Login and enter today! *Terms and conditions apply.

The Team at Digital Boost

68 days ago

The importance of creating a will when you have a blended family.

Public Trust

"It's essential that when you're in a blended family, you have a well-written will that takes your relationship and children of each parent into account and that you have considered all the other important aspects like assets and property" David Dunlevey Principal Trustee in … View more"It's essential that when you're in a blended family, you have a well-written will that takes your relationship and children of each parent into account and that you have considered all the other important aspects like assets and property" David Dunlevey Principal Trustee in Invercargill had a chat with Stuff.co.nz on the importance of wills when you have a blended family as part of our Later Life campaign. Check out the article in the link below.

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68 days ago

Christmas SALES now on!

The Team from Mags4Gifts

Hi neighbours,

Turn the 12 days of Christmas into 12 months of Christmas when buying a magazine subscription for your loved one this holiday season. We're slashing prices by up to 33% off on Kiwis' favourite magazines including the NZ Gardener, NZ House & Garden and the TV Guide.
Browse all

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68 days ago

Changing Seasons!

Climate Insights - Waikato

Hi Neighbours,
As we approach summer we are reminded of the change we are seeing in our New Zealand seasons.

We can all recall the images of the impacts of extreme recent rains in urban Auckland and rural Canterbury. As summer temperatures warm and the season gets longer and longer, the cooling … View more
Hi Neighbours,
As we approach summer we are reminded of the change we are seeing in our New Zealand seasons.

We can all recall the images of the impacts of extreme recent rains in urban Auckland and rural Canterbury. As summer temperatures warm and the season gets longer and longer, the cooling degree day analysis and heatwave days can help you to prepare for such events.

Climate Insights has added two new variables to its Residential Property Climate Risk Report: tropical cyclone and tsunami risk. Information is knowledge. A Climate Insights property report on your residential property also includes tips on what can be done to improve the resilience of your property and householders to emerging weather and climate risks. It only takes minutes to generate a report for any address.

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69 days ago

Are you having a clean up?

Phillip from Whatawhata

Wanted to Buy - Call NOW!
Buying; China, Old Country Rose, etc Crown Lynn, Brass, Crystal, Glass, Pottery, Silverware, Small Furniture, Art works, Rugs in fact most items from the home.
I am a licensed Dealer based in the Waikato.
Why not give me a call now and make an appointment?

Phone: 027 285 … View more
Wanted to Buy - Call NOW!
Buying; China, Old Country Rose, etc Crown Lynn, Brass, Crystal, Glass, Pottery, Silverware, Small Furniture, Art works, Rugs in fact most items from the home.
I am a licensed Dealer based in the Waikato.
Why not give me a call now and make an appointment?

Phone: 027 285 4627

Email: whitehat@xtra.co.nz

Phillip @ China Brokers Antiques

69 days ago

NEIGHBOURLY EXCLUSIVE: 48HR HelloFresh discount!

The Team from HelloFresh

Hi Neighbours,

Get an exclusive Neighbourly HelloFresh discount for up to $100 off across your first 4 boxes + your 5th box for free with code “HELLONZ”.

Serve up some of our all time favourites, as rated by Kiwis. We'll deliver fresh seasonal produce and easy-to-follow recipe cards … View more
Hi Neighbours,

Get an exclusive Neighbourly HelloFresh discount for up to $100 off across your first 4 boxes + your 5th box for free with code “HELLONZ”.

Serve up some of our all time favourites, as rated by Kiwis. We'll deliver fresh seasonal produce and easy-to-follow recipe cards so you can cook up delicious dinners. With no lock-in contracts, 20+ recipes to choose from each week, and plan sizes to suit every household - there's something for everyone!

Order before Tuesday 11:59PM NZDT to get your discount!
Find out more

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80 days ago

Who is your favourite famous Kiwi?

Collision Connect

Collision Connect is redefining collision repairs. We are all local and kiwi proud.

A range of services are available from collision repair and car painting to windscreen repair and replacement. Both our Cambridge and Huntly sites are fully operational under Level 3 as per COVID guidelines.

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Collision Connect is redefining collision repairs. We are all local and kiwi proud.

A range of services are available from collision repair and car painting to windscreen repair and replacement. Both our Cambridge and Huntly sites are fully operational under Level 3 as per COVID guidelines.

Call us now on 0800 799 961.
Find out more

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Who is your favourite famous Kiwi?
  • 18.5% Richie McCaw
    18.5% Complete
  • 36.3% Lisa Carrington
    36.3% Complete
  • 9.2% Peter Jackson
    9.2% Complete
  • 36% Sir Edmund Hillary
    36% Complete
314 votes
70 days ago

Unwind and reconnect

Whakatane District Council

Unwind and reconnect in Whakatāne’s ancient landscapes bathed in abundant sunshine.

From island sanctuaries to coastal walkways and unforgettable Māori cultural experiences - there’s no shortage of things to do in Whakatāne.

Read about everything Whakatane has to offer here.
Know more

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71 days ago

We have respite care

Linda Jones Retirement Village

Ryman villages offer respite at resthome-level care and, in most villages, hospital and specialist dementia level care. If you need extra support over the holidays or you’re ready for a change of scenery following an uncertain year, we can take care of you.

• Times have been challenging; … View more
Ryman villages offer respite at resthome-level care and, in most villages, hospital and specialist dementia level care. If you need extra support over the holidays or you’re ready for a change of scenery following an uncertain year, we can take care of you.

• Times have been challenging; recharge and connect surrounded by our warm village community.
• Customised care is made easy via our award-winning myRyman Care app.
• Join in with activities and sample our delicious menu.
• Feel reassured knowing that we follow strict COVID-19 safety protocols.

We’ve been caring for people for over 35 years, it’s what we do best.

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71 days ago

Rimu dressing table

Jim from Huntly

1950's style solid rimu dressing table. Pick up Huntly

Price: $85

71 days ago

Paint it orange with Resene for Arthritis New Zealand!

Resene ColorShop

Buy any orange Resene testpot 60 ml at your local Resene owned ColorShop in November 2021 and Resene will donate $1 to Arthritis New Zealand!

The more orange testpots you buy, the more will be donated. Offer applies to all retail purchases of Resene orange testpots (includes metallics and wood … View more
Buy any orange Resene testpot 60 ml at your local Resene owned ColorShop in November 2021 and Resene will donate $1 to Arthritis New Zealand!

The more orange testpots you buy, the more will be donated. Offer applies to all retail purchases of Resene orange testpots (includes metallics and wood stains) at Resene owned ColorShops.

Help us help our fellow kiwis.
Find your local Resene ColorShop

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71 days ago

Do you need reliable, affordable internet?

The Team from NZ Compare

Kiwis simply need good internet! We all want to avoid buffering of doom and zoom meetings freezing but when it comes to switching your broadband plan or provider, it can be overwhelming with so many to choose from. Broadband Compare can help you!

NZ Compare CEO Gavin Male spoke to TV Three’s, … View more
Kiwis simply need good internet! We all want to avoid buffering of doom and zoom meetings freezing but when it comes to switching your broadband plan or provider, it can be overwhelming with so many to choose from. Broadband Compare can help you!

NZ Compare CEO Gavin Male spoke to TV Three’s, The AM Show about broadband connectivity in NZ, the cost of broadband and how prices have fallen, and connectivity improved. Check out the clip here.

Visit Broadband Compare to get yourself a better deal. Our service is free, we’re Kiwis helping Kiwis compare what’s out there across Power, Broadband and Money.
COMPARE BROADBAND DEALS

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72 days ago

Seven key reasons why you need to write your will

Public Trust

"Having a will in place means your family knows exactly what to do when you pass away. They can feel at ease knowing they are carrying out your final wishes the way you wanted." Kiran Prasad Principal Trustee in Wellington. Kiran had a chat with Stuff recently about the importance of … View more"Having a will in place means your family knows exactly what to do when you pass away. They can feel at ease knowing they are carrying out your final wishes the way you wanted." Kiran Prasad Principal Trustee in Wellington. Kiran had a chat with Stuff recently about the importance of sorting a will, especially when your circumstances change or at a key life stages. Check out the article in the link below.

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72 days ago

Help us to "Light up Loneliness" by encouraging your local council to get involved.

The Team from Age Concern New Zealand

Loneliness is a growing issue for Kiwis of all ages. But the good news is, that it is solvable!


The NZ Coalition to End Loneliness is running a ‘Light up loneliness’ campaign this month to raise awareness and encourage action on loneliness across Aotearoa.

The New Zealand Coalition to … View more
Loneliness is a growing issue for Kiwis of all ages. But the good news is, that it is solvable!


The NZ Coalition to End Loneliness is running a ‘Light up loneliness’ campaign this month to raise awareness and encourage action on loneliness across Aotearoa.

The New Zealand Coalition to End Loneliness is a growing group of non-profit organisations, businesses and researchers working together to end loneliness for individuals, in communities, and at workplaces in New Zealand.

They are now calling on Local Government to help them “Light up loneliness”.

“Imagine if every Mayor and Council across New Zealand helped promote the “Lets End Loneliness” website and made tackling loneliness a priority, using their own local community resources,” says Stephanie Clare, Age Concern New Zealand Chief Executive.

“It would be a gamechanger. Taking this issue out of the shadows, reducing the stigma and shame, and giving it light is the aim of the campaign” she says.

Social connection is a key factor for healthy, prosperous people, communities, and workplaces, but loneliness in New Zealand is increasing. In the March 2021 quarter 18.4% of New Zealanders felt lonely most, all or some of the time, up from 16.6% in 2018, and 13.9% in 2014.

“Many of us have experienced loneliness at some time in our lives and we know that feels horrible, but it can be addressed and solved. Together we can end loneliness for New Zealanders who feel isolated” says Sam Johnson, Founder and Chief Executive of Student Volunteer Army.

The letsendloneliness.co.nz website provides information on tackling loneliness and where to get help, as well as up-to-date news and research.

“The website is designed as a source of information which also links people to support services. We challenge every Local Council in New Zealand to create a link on their own websites to letsendloneliness.co.nz” says Sam Johnson.

The recent COVID-19 lockdown highlights that everyone can feel isolated and lonely. Catherine Hall, Chief Executive of Alzheimers New Zealand believes everyone should feel safe, supported, loved, and connected.

“Sadly, people often find family, whānau and friends take a step back just when they need them most. We stand alongside our coalition partners and with all New Zealanders, to make sure no one feels alone.”

Help light up loneliness! The campaign is not just for councils. Anyone can create a link to the letsendloneliness.co.nz or post a mention through social media channels to support the ‘Light up loneliness’ campaign.

Together we can end loneliness, one person, one community, one workplace at a time.

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