Piha - Karekare, Piha

27 days ago

Thinking of a weekend project? Make this harvest basket.

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours and gardeners,

Here's another great project from our DIY guru Jacob Leaf.

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29 days ago

DEEP CLEAN

Gail from Henderson

Does anybody know what a 'deep clean' entails in a shop, hospital or anywhere. We hear about it often but have not been told exactly what it is. One 'deep clean' is not always anothers 'deep clean'.

28 days ago

Recipe: Mushroom Risotto

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

This is an ultimate comfort meal and an easy recipe to prepare at home. It is a rich and creamy mushroom risotto recipe is made with the specialist Italian short-grain rice, parmesan cheese, white wine, and mushrooms.
View the recipe in the link below.

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28 days ago

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Linda from Henderson

Lack of personal responsibilty over vaccinations to yourself and more importantly to other vulnerable citizens is now being rewarded by bribes in the form of prezzies, spot prizes, supermarket vouchers etc.
How about acknowledging all those who quietly became vaccinated ASAP.
NZ standards have been… View more
Lack of personal responsibilty over vaccinations to yourself and more importantly to other vulnerable citizens is now being rewarded by bribes in the form of prezzies, spot prizes, supermarket vouchers etc.
How about acknowledging all those who quietly became vaccinated ASAP.
NZ standards have been turned upside down. Bad behaviour used to be punished, not rewarded.

28 days ago

Spark spam phone bill

Pam from Titirangi

I have just received a spam spark phone bill which looks just like to real thing. Colours and all. Please check your account number with any phone bill coming in. They are so realistic but this one came in on the wrong email account.

31 days ago

Poll: When New Zealand reaches 67% fully vaccinated, which of the following estimates do you think provides the most suitable worst-case scenario for New Zealand over the next 12 months?

Alan from Titirangi

New Zealand currently has about 34% (about 1/3) of its population over 12 fully vaccinated. For Norway the percentage is 67 % (about 2/3).
When New Zealand reaches 67% fully vaccinated, which of the following estimates do you think provides the most suitable worst-case scenario for New Zealand over… View more
New Zealand currently has about 34% (about 1/3) of its population over 12 fully vaccinated. For Norway the percentage is 67 % (about 2/3).
When New Zealand reaches 67% fully vaccinated, which of the following estimates do you think provides the most suitable worst-case scenario for New Zealand over the next 12 months? See:
aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com...

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When New Zealand reaches 67% fully vaccinated, which of the following estimates do you think provides the most suitable worst-case scenario for New Zealand over the next 12 months?
  • 18.2% 1,300,000 cases and 7,000 deaths (Professor Hendy estimate).
    18.2% Complete
  • 9.1% 500,000 cases and 2,100 deaths.
    9.1% Complete
  • 12.1% 185,000 cases and 2,100 deaths.
    12.1% Complete
  • 21.2% 185,000 cases and 850 deaths.
    21.2% Complete
  • 15.2% 12,000 cases and 80 deaths.
    15.2% Complete
  • 24.2% 4,100 cases and 30 deaths.
    24.2% Complete
33 votes
29 days ago

🥰Hold On (Change Is Comin')🥰

Fiona from Henderson

Lately, it seems as though we all need a bit of positivity and that wonderful feeling of being uplifted.

Well, this wonderful song is perfect for that.
Slow & cruisy, something to tap your toes along with the music, heck sing along at the top of your voice - ENJOY🥰

P.S. I haven't … View more
Lately, it seems as though we all need a bit of positivity and that wonderful feeling of being uplifted.

Well, this wonderful song is perfect for that.
Slow & cruisy, something to tap your toes along with the music, heck sing along at the top of your voice - ENJOY🥰

P.S. I haven't forgotten the funnies 😉🤣

www.youtube.com...

29 days ago

Come work with us!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

OPPORTUNITY 🙌🏼 Are you a change-maker in your community and looking to join an awesome social movement?

We might have the perfect role for you!

Neighbours Day Aotearoa (NDA) is looking for a community-minded people to activate the Neighbours Day kaupapa through their existing networks … View more
OPPORTUNITY 🙌🏼 Are you a change-maker in your community and looking to join an awesome social movement?

We might have the perfect role for you!

Neighbours Day Aotearoa (NDA) is looking for a community-minded people to activate the Neighbours Day kaupapa through their existing networks and connections. We are looking for 13 Neighbours Day Aotearoa Connectors to join the team and help us activate NDA across the motu.

What the role could involve?

- Meeting with a community local group and encouraging them to hold an event
- Visiting a local library to drop off posters
- Spreading the Neighbours Day Aotearoa message at your local Marae
- Chatting with people in the street and encouraging them to do something neighbourly
- Stopping by the community garden to let them know about the Neighbours Day theme for 2022

We have a dedicated team that will work alongside you and training is provided. www.neighboursday.org.nz...

29 days ago

Tegel recalls patties due to undeclared allergen

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Tegel has issued a recall for one of its products after gluten was detected in one of their gluten-free products.

In a statement, the Ministry for Primary Industries said that the recall only affected a specific batch of Gluten Free Classic Chicken Burgers and those with a gluten allergy or … View more
Tegel has issued a recall for one of its products after gluten was detected in one of their gluten-free products.

In a statement, the Ministry for Primary Industries said that the recall only affected a specific batch of Gluten Free Classic Chicken Burgers and those with a gluten allergy or intolerance should not consume the product.

Here's what you need to know:

- The batch marking on the affected product is 81242, with a AUG 2022 best before date.
- The product is sold across New Zealand at the following supermarkets
Countdown: North and South Island
SuperValue: North Island
FreshChoice: North and South Island
New World: Balclutha
Pak'n Save: Upper North Island
Four Square: Upper North Island

Consumers with any questions are advised to contact Tegel Foods Limited on 0800 24 42 536.

Find more information on this recall by visiting the New Zealand Food Safety Website.

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29 days ago

Wooden Stairs

Anita from Titirangi

We'd love some old wooden stairs that may be being chucked out during local renovations. It's for a children's hut we're building.

Free

29 days ago

What does the maramataka say about when to sow and grow?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hello neighbours and gardeners,

Dr Nick Roskruge, a professor of ethnobotany at Massey University’s School of Agriculture & Environment, explains what the maramataka says about kōanga (spring).

30 days ago

Enjoy the good life

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Assisted living makes life easier, with housekeeping taken care of and a chef-prepared meal every day. It’s great for you, and reassuring for your family, because they know you’re being looked after. Best of all, it frees up more time to do the things you love!
Apartments are in the heart of … View more
Assisted living makes life easier, with housekeeping taken care of and a chef-prepared meal every day. It’s great for you, and reassuring for your family, because they know you’re being looked after. Best of all, it frees up more time to do the things you love!
Apartments are in the heart of the village, with easy access to everything the village has to offer.
The feeling of togetherness is the icing on the cake for residents, this is enhanced by a variety of outings, regular transport options and opportunities to join in with activities when you feel like it.
Learn more

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34 days ago

Bus driver beaten within an inch of his life in 'unprovoked attack'😢😡

Fiona from Henderson

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON?!!!!!

A man has been arrested after a 'violent and unprovoked attack' that left an Auckland bus driver fighting for his life.

This is his second serious assault on him in less than a month.
In August, this poor driver was brutally assaulted by three youths in … View more
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON?!!!!!

A man has been arrested after a 'violent and unprovoked attack' that left an Auckland bus driver fighting for his life.

This is his second serious assault on him in less than a month.
In August, this poor driver was brutally assaulted by three youths in Henderson.
Enough is ENOUGH!!!
Lock up the assailant and throw away the damn key!!

How on earth our our valued essential workers supposed to feel safe if thugs like this are still roaming the damn streets?

www.msn.com...

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30 days ago

Oxymorons

NumberWorks'nWords Henderson

An oxymoron has the effect of creating an impression, enhancing a concept, and even entertaining the reader. Can you think of another example of an oxymoron?

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30 days ago

How about your own pre-planted portable organic vegetable bed?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

“Our portable bed provides a convenient and cost-effective way to access your own fresh produce within your own home,” says Charla Stretch, the CEO of Vitanic, the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) company set up by five students from Tokoroa High School.

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