Opotiki District, Opotiki

29 minutes ago

Council considers boundary change request from Kawerau District Council

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

Whakatāne District Council is considering a proposal by Kawerau District Council to change the boundary between the two districts.

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9 hours ago

Support your local community with My Challenge

Challenge Fuel

My Challenge is a rewards programme designed to make a difference.

You can earn points, save on fuel with discounts and support your local community by donating your points or discounts.
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1 day ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness. … View moreWhen Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

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1 day ago

Council calls for changes to legislation

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

Whakatāne District Council is seeking a meeting with Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta to discuss what it says are flaws in the local electoral legislation.

These flaws were exposed in the process that had to be followed for the tie and recount in last month's Galatea-Murupara Ward … View more
Whakatāne District Council is seeking a meeting with Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta to discuss what it says are flaws in the local electoral legislation.

These flaws were exposed in the process that had to be followed for the tie and recount in last month's Galatea-Murupara Ward election.

This saw candidate Hinerangi Goodman declared the winner by ballot, inaugurated to Council, then declared unsuccessful following a recount.

Whakatāne District Mayor Judy Turner acknowledged the profound hurt caused to both candidates, their supporters and whānau through the election process.

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1 day ago

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This service supports, elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually … View more
This service supports, elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually depending on your availability.
For further information please contact us on 07 849 0285 or email: waikato@redcross.org.nz

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3 days ago

Poll: Would you pay to use your neighbours' swimming pool?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

People rent out baches, rooms in their houses, their garages and car parking spaces, so surely hiring out swimming pools is the next logical step.

A new app lets people hire their private pools by the hour, but it hasn't come to New Zealand - yet.

To read more, click here.

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Would you pay to use your neighbours' swimming pool?
  • 28.5% Yes please!
    28.5% Complete
  • 71.5% No, that's weird.
    71.5% Complete
1394 votes
3 days ago

Together with New Zealand Police we're shutting the gate on rural crime! 🐮❤️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Learn more about our new rural crime prevention signs, now available for purchase to the public, on our website: neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz or click the 'Read More' link below. 📰

#safercommunitiestogether

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3 days ago

Have you had a plant stolen?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

Hi neighbours,

We're to keen to know if pot plant and garden thievery is still a common problem and what people are doing about it.

If you've had a pot plant or something else taken from your garden in the last year and would like to share, could you please email homed@stuff.co.nz … View more
Hi neighbours,

We're to keen to know if pot plant and garden thievery is still a common problem and what people are doing about it.

If you've had a pot plant or something else taken from your garden in the last year and would like to share, could you please email homed@stuff.co.nz with your name, your neighbourhood and a quick recap of what was taken and how it happened.

We'd love to hear from you!

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3 days ago

🚧 Temporary Road/Track Closure: Muriwai Drive/Nga Tapuwae o Toi, Tuesday 12th November 2019

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

🚧 Temporary Road/Track Closure: Muriwai Drive/Nga Tapuwae o Toi, Tuesday 12th November 2019

Tomorrow/Tuesday a helicopter will be installing a new aerial for the Whakatāne Coastguard - installation timing is subject to weather conditions. The drop zone is on the hill above the road.

During … View more
🚧 Temporary Road/Track Closure: Muriwai Drive/Nga Tapuwae o Toi, Tuesday 12th November 2019

Tomorrow/Tuesday a helicopter will be installing a new aerial for the Whakatāne Coastguard - installation timing is subject to weather conditions. The drop zone is on the hill above the road.

During the installation and helicopter presence, the road below and track above the drop zone will be temporarily closed.

We appreciate your patience as this work is completed.

📷 image courtesy of Google, all rights reserved.

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3 days ago

Poll: Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

People will have to put up with offensive behaviour from difficult tenants if the government goes ahead with plans to remove the 90-day notice period for evictions. What do you think? Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice? Vote in the poll below.

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Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice?
  • 81.3% Absolutely - I’ve personally dealt with bad neighbours
    81.3% Complete
  • 13.4% No - tenants could be evicted unfairly
    13.4% Complete
  • 5.3% I don’t have an opinion
    5.3% Complete
1201 votes
3 days ago

We've got some big news!

Stuff Fibre

A huge thanks to all our Stuff Fibre customers for their support with winning 4 major awards at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards.

We're thrilled to have won the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running), Best … View more
A huge thanks to all our Stuff Fibre customers for their support with winning 4 major awards at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards.

We're thrilled to have won the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running), Best Broadband Innovation and the People’s Choice Award.

Not yet a customer? Nows a great time to join a winning team >> https://stuff-fibre.co.nz/
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4 days ago

Would you like more local customers?

Alison Perkins from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly is a great place to get extra profile for your product or business - but commercial messaging without a Business profile is a Neighbourly no-no.

To advertise your services you need to set up a Premium Business Listing.

Whether you're a local tradie, a massage therapist, a … View more
Neighbourly is a great place to get extra profile for your product or business - but commercial messaging without a Business profile is a Neighbourly no-no.

To advertise your services you need to set up a Premium Business Listing.

Whether you're a local tradie, a massage therapist, a life coach or a computer fixer-upperer, if you're making money from the service you're offering and/or are a registered business, a Neighbourly business profile is for you!

Your services can then be found in the local Business Directory on Neighbourly - a one-stop shop of businesses, tradies and services in your community.

Find out more about setting up your business profile here.

If you’re unsure whether a business profile is for you, check out our Help section, or feel free to contact us.
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5 days ago

Give The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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This Christmas, Save up to 30% off your favourite magazine titles like NZ Gardener, NZ House & Garden, TV Guide and many other magazine titles.

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6 days ago

Would you like to win a Vegepod?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

We have six sets of medium-sized Vegepods to give away. Enter the competition now!

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