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38 days ago

The Bible - Where Do I Start?

Ole from Takanini

In order to fully understand the power of prophecy, poetry, biography, or letters, we first need to understand how to read them! Join Jesse Hereford as we discover that Scripture - though it all points to Jesus - nonetheless is made up of many different literary genres.

Hope Church - Same, but Different

Sunday at 9am.

Freeview Channel 27 and Sky Channel 204
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More messages from your neighbours
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1 day ago

Found cat

Sandhya from Pukekohe

Hi this male light ginger coloured has been hanging around my neighborhood for last few months. He is not desexed. His coat is dirty from sleeping outside and appears not been fed and apparently had been stealing neighbors cat food. He is now coming into my yard since my dog passed away few weeks ago. I have found him sleeping around trees and hedges. Is he yours? I will try and contact cat rescues if no one owns him. This is in Upper Queen Street area.

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4 days ago

Play Streets to Roll out in Takanini

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Playing on the street with neighbours once proved a common sight in South Auckland.

Children would ride their bikes and compete in cricket matches.

Healthy Families South Auckland is launching a Play Streets initiative to revive this childhood tradition and encourage neighbours to socialise more.

On April 24, the pilot event will see cars banned temporarily from Cunningham Place in Takanini to pave the way for fun seeking residents.

Healthy Families South Auckland Lead Systems Innovator Fila Fuamatu said when streets were safe, neighbours and whanau could connect.

"The residents of Te Mahia are very concerned about their tamariki who spend a lot of time indoors using technology devices but not getting physically active or connecting with others in the neighbourhood."

Fuamatu said she hoped the event would empower members of the community to create opportunities for their own play and future social events.

“The residents, many of whom are elderly or have health issues, love having the opportunity to work together and give back. They’re a real creative bunch so I’m excited to see what they come up with."

Part of Waka Kotahi's Innovating Streets programme, Play Streets is managed by Auckland Council, Healthy Families South Auckland and Healthy Families Waitakere.

What are some of your early memories of street games?

I remember the old elastics game, skipping and hopscotch.

Which games would you like to see making a comeback in your streets?

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6 days ago

Handy Tips

The Team from Wee Jobs

Check out our top 4 tips for keeping safe in this rough weather.

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