72 days ago

How will the Transmission Gully delay affect you?

Virginia Fallon Reporter from Kapi-Mana News

The completion of the long-awaited Transmission Gully has been delayed again and we're keen to find out how that affects local residents.
Are you a commuter who's been looking forward to a faster trip into town, a business owner hoping the project would bring you more customers, or someone thoroughly sick of roadworks?
We'd love to hear what you think so let us know in the comments. [Remember to mark your post NFP if you don't want it used in our story]

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13 hours ago

Poll: Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The Government has thrown $124 million at reducing the country’s growing waste pile, but not everyone agrees that’s enough.

Local Government NZ says the funding should be matched with a “strategic waste plan”, with the goal for New Zealand to be able to process its own waste onshore.

In the last decade, the amount of waste at council landfills has increased by 48 per cent.

To read more, click here.

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Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?
  • 17.1% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere
    17.1% Complete
  • 82.9% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus
    82.9% Complete
650 votes
2 hours ago

Want to help shape the future of Neighbourly?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We are looking for members across the country to test out some exciting new features and share your thoughts. Interested? Click the link to fill out a quick survey and we will be in touch. Yes, I want to help

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1 day ago

Humanely dealing with pests this winter.

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Have you ever had a pest problem? I used to have a pet rat. They are smart, affectionate, clever little things. I'd never want to cause one unnecessary pain or suffering, which is why we've chosen to manage pests in our home with traps. It's not ideal, but it's better - and safer - than poison. I've done a little research on humane, effective vermin control during the wet months, when they like to come in from the cold. Take a look:

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