Opotiki District, Opotiki

17 hours ago

Have you won a SIX60 double pass?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your … View more
Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your address? Click here). We’ll also need to see you being more Neighbourly, whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting your neighbour to join the site (we’ve put together a few ideas here).
Have you won?

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1 day ago

We’re adjusting the electorate boundaries

Electoral Commission

We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could … View more
We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could end up in a different electorate to the one you’re in now – so we show you what we’re proposing before we make any changes and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.

Have your say now at vote.nz
Find out more

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2 days ago

Are you a recent home buyer? or a retiree in your own home?

The team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to … View moreHi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to their retirement goals

Can you help? Email susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

4 days ago

Oi, you! That’s not very Neighbourly!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "… View moreNeighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "Report this message". You can also contact us if there is anything you’re unsure about.

👉👉 Check out more Neighbourly tips and tricks here.

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4 days ago

Want WiFi with real reach?

Stuff Fibre

Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider … View more
Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running) People's Choice and Best Broadband Innovation at the NZ Broadband Compare awards.
Find out more

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4 days ago

Geonet UPDATE

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

In this update, GeoNet advises that "the level of volcanic tremor continues to rise and there is medium likelihood of future eruptive activity in the next 24 hours. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 3." Also, there is "an extremely low likelihood of any effects from the … View moreIn this update, GeoNet advises that "the level of volcanic tremor continues to rise and there is medium likelihood of future eruptive activity in the next 24 hours. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 3." Also, there is "an extremely low likelihood of any effects from the eruption on the mainland."

Visit getready.govt.nz for more information on more about ashfall and making preparations

5 days ago

Power lines relocated for new bridge over Waikato River

Samantha McPherson from WEL Networks

Preparatory work has begun on what will be one of the longest bridges in Hamilton.
WEL Networks started relocating power lines on Tuesday to allow for construction of a bridge over the Waikato River to the Peacocke housing development.
Click on the link below to read more!

5 days ago

By sharing your light you light the way for others.

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Tis the season... let's help make other's holidays more merry and bright.

#NSNZthejoyofgiving

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5 days ago

Latest Update on Civil Defence Centre

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

⚠️ Civil Defence Centre (CDC)

The CDC has relocated and can be now found at the old Harcourts building (4 Commerce Street, Whakatāne). It is now open and will be till 5pm today.

The CDC will provide psychosocial and welfare support services for those both directly and indirectly affected.

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⚠️ Civil Defence Centre (CDC)

The CDC has relocated and can be now found at the old Harcourts building (4 Commerce Street, Whakatāne). It is now open and will be till 5pm today.

The CDC will provide psychosocial and welfare support services for those both directly and indirectly affected.

Onsite will be Red Cross, Victim Support and other government agencies.

If you have specific concerns for family/whānau or friends, you can use the following channels;

▶️ NZ Residents call 105, or 0800 VICTIM (842 846)

▶️ International concerns please call +64 9105 105

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5 days ago

The Great NZ Santa Run

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

🙏🏼 We would like to thank each and everyone that took part or helped to make this year's The Great NZ Santa Run a huge success! 🎅🏼

#YouthDevelopment #GraemeDingleFoundation #Leadership #TheGreatNZSantaRun

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6 days ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, … View more
“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
Read the guide

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7 days ago

Information on family/whanau and friends

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

ℹ️ For those people with concerns about family/whanau or friends that may have been involved in today's incident at Whakaari/White Island, you can contact authorities via the following channels:

▶️ NZ Residents call 105, or go to the Police website.

▶️ International concerns … View more
ℹ️ For those people with concerns about family/whanau or friends that may have been involved in today's incident at Whakaari/White Island, you can contact authorities via the following channels:

▶️ NZ Residents call 105, or go to the Police website.

▶️ International concerns please call +64 9105 105

At the request of New Zealand Police, New Zealand Red Cross has activated the Family Links website for people wanting to register themselves as safe or register an inquiry about a loved one.

If you are worried about a friend or family member following the Whakaari / White Island eruption, first contact them as you normally would.

If you cannot make contact, you can register them by visiting the Red Cross website - redcross.org.nz Please note this website does not host an official list of missing persons, and information is submitted by members of the public.

#whiteislandresponse
#whiteisland
#whakaari
#whiteislanderuption

7 days ago

⚠️White Island/Whakaari Eruption

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

Whakatāne District Council are aware of an eruption at White Island/Whakaari.

In response the lead agency is The New Zealand Police working with Bay of Plenty Civil Defense.

Please advise that Muriwai Drive is now closed - avoid the area for emergency vehicles.

We will share further details as … View more
Whakatāne District Council are aware of an eruption at White Island/Whakaari.

In response the lead agency is The New Zealand Police working with Bay of Plenty Civil Defense.

Please advise that Muriwai Drive is now closed - avoid the area for emergency vehicles.

We will share further details as they come to hand.

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7 days ago

BREAKING NEWS: White Island erupting

Neighbourly.co.nz

GeoNet has confirmed Bay of Plenty volcano White Island is erupting.

People living in or near the affected ashfall areas should:
-Consider staying indoors. Volcanic ash could be a health hazard, especially if you suffer from breathing difficulties
-When indoors, close all windows and doors to … View more
GeoNet has confirmed Bay of Plenty volcano White Island is erupting.

People living in or near the affected ashfall areas should:
-Consider staying indoors. Volcanic ash could be a health hazard, especially if you suffer from breathing difficulties
-When indoors, close all windows and doors to limit the entry of volcanic ash
-If caught in volcanic ashfalls: Wear a dust mask or use a cloth handkerchief over your nose and mouth; protect your eyes by wearing goggles. Wear eyeglasses, NOT contact lenses as fine ash will get under the lens
-Listen to the radio and/or TV for further assessment and updates
-Effects of a volcanic eruption can be experienced many kilometres from a volcano

Keep up to date with information and safety advice here.

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