Karaka, Papakura

3 days ago

Garden help

Vik from Takanini

Hi, I need help with my garden…small things like digging and potting the plants, adding the mulch etc. let me know if anyone would be interested. Happy to pay around $25 hourly rate. Thank you.

1 day ago

Nearly 120 years later, TG Macarthy continues to help those in need

Public Trust

Since its inception in 1912, and with the support of our Charities team TG Macarthy Trust continues to help New Zealand communities by awarding grants to not-for-profit organisations. Read about what the trust is getting up to, almost 120 years after it was established.

1 day ago

How much light does your houseplant need?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

If you've ever struggled with this question, houseplant collector Moira West (400 indoor plants and growing!) has the answers.

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1 day ago

Heading to the bach this summer?

Climate Insights

Summer is nearly here and for many folks it is time to head to the beach. Whether you have your own batch or rent one it can be interesting to know about sea level rise, risk posed by storms, and of course tsunami.

With the Climate Insights property report you can get information on all three … View more
Summer is nearly here and for many folks it is time to head to the beach. Whether you have your own batch or rent one it can be interesting to know about sea level rise, risk posed by storms, and of course tsunami.

With the Climate Insights property report you can get information on all three ocean-related events. With easy to read graphs and insights for reducing your family's and a property's risk it is an essential part of your coastal awareness toolkit.
Download your Property Climate Report

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2 days ago

Parts of North Island moving to Red Light this Friday

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The regions which will be moving into the new Covid-19 Protection Framework at Red on Friday have been announced.

Northland, Auckland, Taupō and Rotorua Lakes Districts, Kawerau, Whakatane, Ōpōtiki Districts, Gisborne District, Wairoa District, Rangitikei, Whanganui and Ruapehu Districts … View more
The regions which will be moving into the new Covid-19 Protection Framework at Red on Friday have been announced.

Northland, Auckland, Taupō and Rotorua Lakes Districts, Kawerau, Whakatane, Ōpōtiki Districts, Gisborne District, Wairoa District, Rangitikei, Whanganui and Ruapehu Districts will all move to Red. The rest of the North Island and all of the South Island will move into Orange. These settings will next be reviewed on 13 December.

The existing Auckland boundary will remain in place until 17 January, and no new travel restrictions will be put in place. Vaccine passes will also come into force with the traffic light system.

Find out more about the new traffic light settings by region on this interactive map.

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2 days ago

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Learning about wine involves international travel in your glass. Here is our tasting today for the WSET Level 3. San Gregorio Fiano di Avellino DOCG from Campania, Italy, Argyros Atlantis Assyrtiko from Santorini Island, Greece, Masi Valpolicella Classico DOC, Emiliana Adobe Carmenere, organic wine… View moreLearning about wine involves international travel in your glass. Here is our tasting today for the WSET Level 3. San Gregorio Fiano di Avellino DOCG from Campania, Italy, Argyros Atlantis Assyrtiko from Santorini Island, Greece, Masi Valpolicella Classico DOC, Emiliana Adobe Carmenere, organic wine from Colchagua Valley, Chile, Fontodi Chianti Classico DOCG, Marques de Riscal Reserva, Voyager Estate, The Modern Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River, Western Australia.

Our Sunday WSET Level 3 tasting started with Massolino Moscato d'Asti; Jansz Premier Cuvée from Tasmania, Piper Heidsieck NV followed by Fortified wines Tio Pepe Palamino Fino, the outstanding Del Duque Amontillado VORS 30 years also from Gonzales Byass; Cazes Rivesaltes AOC Ambré 2004; Warres Otima Tawny Port 20 years; Campbells Rutherglen Muscat and Williams & Humbert Pedro Ximenez 12 years old sweet sherry.

We then wrote formal tasting notes for the following wines in preparation of the WSET Level 3 exam on Sunday 12 December.

Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner Federspiel 2016;
Alba de Vetus Albarino, Rias Biaxas 2019;
Mullineux Swartland Syrah 2014 and
Prats & Symington Post Scriptum, Touriga Nacional blend 2018, Douro, Portugal

Fascinating and captivating wines for sure!

2 days ago

Hallensteins IDF cargo shorts bulk pairs

Angie from Takanini

Hallensteins IDF cargo shorts

Selling as bulk

4x pairs

Some new without tags some 2nd hand condition

View more
Hallensteins IDF cargo shorts

Selling as bulk

4x pairs

Some new without tags some 2nd hand condition

Size 36

Takanini pickup

Price: $100

2 days ago

Hallensteins IDF cargo shorts bulk pairs

Angie from Takanini

Hallensteins IDF cargo shorts

4x pairs

Selling lot

Takanini pickup

View more
Hallensteins IDF cargo shorts

4x pairs

Selling lot

Takanini pickup

Size 36

Some new without tags some 2nd hand

Price: $100

2 days ago

Need window & door repairs?

Exceed - we fix windows & doors - Karaka

Have you been thinking about getting your old windows & doors fixed before the holiday break? 🤔

Now is the perfect time to contact the friendly team at Exceed for a windows & doors inspection.

Call us today on 📲 0800 252500
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#wefixwindowsanddoors #windowrepairs #doorrepairs … View more
Have you been thinking about getting your old windows & doors fixed before the holiday break? 🤔

Now is the perfect time to contact the friendly team at Exceed for a windows & doors inspection.

Call us today on 📲 0800 252500
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#wefixwindowsanddoors #windowrepairs #doorrepairs #exceednz #frictionstays #windowhandles #slidingdoors

2 days ago

Picked in the morning, on your plate for lunch

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Read about this Dunedin cafe where vegetables from the kitchen has been grown by the owner. The staples of pumpkins, beetroot, cabbage and carrots do well here, he says, with a wide variety of other crops including spring onions, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, kale, potatoes, … View more
Dear neighbours,

Read about this Dunedin cafe where vegetables from the kitchen has been grown by the owner. The staples of pumpkins, beetroot, cabbage and carrots do well here, he says, with a wide variety of other crops including spring onions, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, kale, potatoes, silverbeet, leek, mint and herbs. Yummy!

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3 days ago

STUDY ENGLISH WITH CONFIDENCE

TWOA

Step up with DynaSpeak, (FREE if you are NZ citizens, residents, permanent residents or refugees) Get the language skills you need to live, work and undertake further study in New Zealand.

We are currently taking enrolments for Foundation (beginners) up to level 5 (fluency) over the five … View more
Step up with DynaSpeak, (FREE if you are NZ citizens, residents, permanent residents or refugees) Get the language skills you need to live, work and undertake further study in New Zealand.

We are currently taking enrolments for Foundation (beginners) up to level 5 (fluency) over the five campuses (Queen Street, Albany, Botany, Mangere and New Lynn).

We have classes in the morning, afternoon (3 days per week) and Evening.

The New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Semester A 2022

- 19 weeks , Full Time
- Starting date: Monday, 28 February 2022
- Mid-term break: 19 -22 April 2022
- Finishing date: Friday, 8 July 2022

For more information visit www.dynaspeak.ac.nz or
Email:courses@dynaspeak.ac.nz
Know more

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4 days ago

Volunteers needed

The Team from Red Cross Shop Takanini

We are still on the lookout for amazing volunteers who’d like to spare a few hours per week to support our Red Cross Shop team in Takanini.
If you haven’t applied already and would like to lend a hand over the busy holiday season, push the button below to apply or for more information.

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3 days ago

TOP quality BBQ Charcoal

Vicky from Rosehill

🔥🔥🔥 Christmas BBQ

We supply top quality hard wood Mangrove kachi charcoal. Just $35 for a bag around 10Kg.

Mangrove charcoal is probably the best for BBQ, spit roasting. They are 100% made of natural wood with ZERO chemicals. High heat, low spark, no smoke, easy light and last long … View more
🔥🔥🔥 Christmas BBQ

We supply top quality hard wood Mangrove kachi charcoal. Just $35 for a bag around 10Kg.

Mangrove charcoal is probably the best for BBQ, spit roasting. They are 100% made of natural wood with ZERO chemicals. High heat, low spark, no smoke, easy light and last long hours! They can give your food great flavor just like those top class restaurants.

pick up at papakura
Tel : 027 593 0378(cash only)

Price: $35

3 days ago

𝗜𝘁'𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗶𝗻! 🎅

Madu from Team Madu Kari (LJ Hooker Karaka)

Madu and the team at LJ Hooker are helping Santa Claus send out very special letters to all the boys and girls of New Zealand 🎄

If you would like your child/grandchild to receive a personalised letter from Santa we would love to know!

Please email us your child's name, age and address to … View more
Madu and the team at LJ Hooker are helping Santa Claus send out very special letters to all the boys and girls of New Zealand 🎄

If you would like your child/grandchild to receive a personalised letter from Santa we would love to know!

Please email us your child's name, age and address to team.madu@ljhooker.co.nz by the 8th of December 202.

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4 days ago

What is wisdom teeth?

Dentist Auckland NZ, Drury

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that start to come through between 17-30 years. In some situations, this is quite troublesome and often requires urgent attention to be sort. The removal of wisdom teeth is a relatively common procedure performed by qualified and experienced dentists or oral… View moreWisdom teeth are the third set of molars that start to come through between 17-30 years. In some situations, this is quite troublesome and often requires urgent attention to be sort. The removal of wisdom teeth is a relatively common procedure performed by qualified and experienced dentists or oral surgeons.

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