Port Waikato, Port Waikato

8 days ago

WATCH: Rotterdam's floating cows: the future of farming?

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?

These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to … View more
Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?

These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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1 day ago

Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This … View more
NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close 24th October 2019.
Enter now

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1 day ago

Get your measles vaccination!

Counties Manukau DHB

Measles is spreading fast in Counties Manukau! Don’t delay!

Please ensure tamariki and rangatahi get their FREE measles vaccine (1-29 years) from their doctor today.

For more information, call Healthline on 0800 611 116 or talk to your doctor. Stop the spread of measles – get immunised!
Protect yourself

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2 days ago

Buy-back and amnesty for prohibited firearms and parts

Waikato Police

After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or … View more
After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or parts, including Police-run collection events - bit.ly...

If you can’t make a collection event, check whether there is a dealer near you - bit.ly...

If you think you have a unique prohibited item and are eligible to apply for compensation, find out how you can do that here - bit.ly...

Some firearms can also be modified and there is also a list of approved gunsmiths eligible to do the work - bit.ly...

FAQ’s here - bit.ly... or call 0800 311 311.

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2 days ago

Buy-back and amnesty for prohibited firearms and parts

Counties Manukau Police

After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or … View more
After changes to firearm laws, the government introduced a six month amnesty period. This means that anyone with firearms and parts that are no longer legal have until 20 December 2019 to hand them in to Police.

Police are providing a number of ways for people to hand-in their firearms or parts, including Police-run collection events - bit.ly...

If you can’t make a collection event, check whether there is a dealer near you - bit.ly...

If you think you have a unique prohibited item and are eligible to apply for compensation, find out how you can do that here - bit.ly...

Some firearms can also be modified and there is also a list of approved gunsmiths eligible to do the work - bit.ly...

FAQ’s here - bit.ly... or call 0800 311 311.

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2 days ago

What do you know about the internet?

Stuff Fibre

We may use it everyday, but not all of us are fully clued on to how it all works. The internet has connected us to the entire world, but do we know how we get there and what to look out for?

The third and final Great Internet Survey aims to find out how much New Zealanders know about the … View more
We may use it everyday, but not all of us are fully clued on to how it all works. The internet has connected us to the entire world, but do we know how we get there and what to look out for?

The third and final Great Internet Survey aims to find out how much New Zealanders know about the internet. Be in to WIN 1 of 4 $50 Prezzy cards for your participation!
Take the survey

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3 days ago

Twin Rivers Community Art Centre -Pottery Class Term 4 starts 24th October at 6.30 pm

Bernie from Ngaruawahia

Our Term 4 Pottery Class starts next Thursday evening at 6.30 pm. If you are interested in attending this class please contact us: Phone 824 7591 or email classes@ngaart.org.nz

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3 days ago

What's On: Sunday @ St Andrew's

Anne from Waiuku

Join us at Sunday @ St Andrew's. Popular women's acapella group 'Ukupella' special guest Daniella Kriek. $10 pp includes afternoon tea. Further information Colin Hood 09 2350718. Concession cards available.
Sunday @ St Andrew's
  • St Andrew's Centre
3 days ago

KEA Kids News: Kieran Read's words to kid fan

The team Reporter from Stuff

In today's news, Oscar Parker, 10, won a competition to experience one of the biggest moments in rugby - running out with the All Blacks as they start their Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign.

KEA Kids News is current affairs for kids by kids. Our young reporters find stories that connect with 7 … View more
In today's news, Oscar Parker, 10, won a competition to experience one of the biggest moments in rugby - running out with the All Blacks as they start their Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign.

KEA Kids News is current affairs for kids by kids. Our young reporters find stories that connect with 7 to 11-year-olds to help tackle tough issues in ways you can share with your whole family. Find out more here.

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3 days ago

Xmas cakes

Donna from Ngaruawahia

Taking Xmas cake orders NOW. Homemade, not iced, 1/2 kilo of fruit per cake, free range eggs and contains alcohol (sherry). Tastes way better than ones brought from the supermarket. Support a local.

Size 5cm (H) x 25.3cm (W) x 22.8cm (D). PM me if interested. Will need to pickup in … View more
Taking Xmas cake orders NOW. Homemade, not iced, 1/2 kilo of fruit per cake, free range eggs and contains alcohol (sherry). Tastes way better than ones brought from the supermarket. Support a local.

Size 5cm (H) x 25.3cm (W) x 22.8cm (D). PM me if interested. Will need to pickup in Ngaruawahia. Pay on pickup.

Price: $35

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3 days ago

Revitalised Papatoetoe Mall attracts investment

Panuku Development Auckland

If you pop down to Old Papatoetoe today you’ll find a newly upgraded mall, modern supermarket and large public space to hang out.

A pop-up coffee cart and possibly markets on weekends are coming this summer too.

Find out more about what’s happening in Old Papatoetoe below.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Sir John Walker Opens Bloom Hirstich

Bloom Living

Sir John Walker officially opened the impressive, over 55’s apartment complex in Manurewa East on 28th September.

Bloom Living’s freehold alternative to traditional retirement villages means apartments are purchased outright and when it comes time to sell, proceeds sit with the owner.
 
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Sir John Walker officially opened the impressive, over 55’s apartment complex in Manurewa East on 28th September.

Bloom Living’s freehold alternative to traditional retirement villages means apartments are purchased outright and when it comes time to sell, proceeds sit with the owner.
 
The 100 strong, enthusiastic crowd were invited to explore the 47 modern, low-maintenance two-bedroom apartments. Their feedback was overwhelmingly positive!

Bloom Hirstich is expected to sell-out. Plan a visit and snap up your apartment today!
 
Show Homes 10 am-12 pm Wed, Thurs & Sat. 20 Alfriston Road, Manurewa East. Or contact Chrissie McKee on 021 469 949.
Find out more

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4 days ago

What's On: Anglican Parish Fair

Cecily from Pukekohe

Garage sale, Op Shop, cakes, pickles, jams, plants, books, clothes, toys, sausage sizzle. Lots of stock to move and heaps of bargains!
Anglican Parish Fair
  • Pukekohe Anglican Church
4 days ago

What's On: All Souls' Day

Cecily from Pukekohe

Pukekohe Anglican Parish welcomes you to a memorial service in remembrance of your loved ones. The church is open during the day for prayer. Ph 238 7228 for more info.
All Souls' Day
  • Pukekohe Anglican Church
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