Pukekohe, Pukekohe

2 days ago

Poll: Do you think scanning should be compulsory at bars and nightclubs?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi Auckland neighbours,

A leading coronavirus expert is urging the Government to make scanning mandatory at such potential "super-spreader" venues as bars and nightclubs.

The pleas follow figures revealing daily use of the Covid Tracer app has plummeted to a fifth of its peak.

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Hi Auckland neighbours,

A leading coronavirus expert is urging the Government to make scanning mandatory at such potential "super-spreader" venues as bars and nightclubs.

The pleas follow figures revealing daily use of the Covid Tracer app has plummeted to a fifth of its peak.

Last Monday, a total of 515,759 scans were recorded nationwide, down from the high of 2.5 million on September 4.

Epidemiologist Dr Michael Baker said the next six months would be a “very dangerous” time for the country with a high risk of an outbreak while waiting for the vaccine roll-out in April.

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Do you think scanning should be compulsory at bars and nightclubs?
  • 86.3% Yes
    86.3% Complete
  • 10.9% No
    10.9% Complete
  • 2.8% Undecided- it's too complex
    2.8% Complete
820 votes
1 day ago

Seed Sharing for Neighbours Day!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

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We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!

Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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2 hours ago

Dessert of the day - Swiss Meringue drops

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Swiss Meringue drops made with Italian meringue two ways - Classic & Beetroot infused presented on a shortbread crust with tempered chocolate drizzling down each meringue, delicioussssss!

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4 hours ago

Good day Neighbors

Bradley from Waiuku

Happy Thursday

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1 day ago

Protect and learn about Auckland's environment this summer

The Team from Auckland Council

Every season provides unique opportunities to treasure and restore Aucklands natural environment, and summer is no exception.

Get stuck in and support our environment with weeding, bird monitoring and trapping.

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5 hours ago

Staycation Scavenger Hunt!

Service Centre Coordinator from Red Cross Auckland

Are you looking for a fun, family activity this summer?

Gather your whanau and head to Devonport for the Staycation Scavenger Hunt!

Up until 31 March, New Zealand Red Cross are running a shop-window scavenger hunt on Victoria Road, Devonport for families to enjoy!

The scavenger hunt is based on… View more
Are you looking for a fun, family activity this summer?

Gather your whanau and head to Devonport for the Staycation Scavenger Hunt!

Up until 31 March, New Zealand Red Cross are running a shop-window scavenger hunt on Victoria Road, Devonport for families to enjoy!

The scavenger hunt is based on the not-so-true story of Kanoa the clumsy Kākāpō, who has lost 10 holiday items in 10 different shop windows. Kanoa needs your help to find her missing items so she can enjoy her kiwi summer staycation to Devonport! Find all 10 and you can enter the prize draw to win some amazing prizes too!

Purchase your scavenger hunt map for $4 from Devonport library or from the New Zealand Red Cross website - 100% of the proceeds of the shop-window scavenger Hunt will go to New Zealand Red Cross!

A perfect activity for the school holidays or a sunny Saturday afternoon!

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2 days ago

Razor blades in the walls....

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Has anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a… View moreHas anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a nasty, rusty surprise.
I'm certain I've seen something like this here in Aotearoa-NZ, but can't for the life of me recall where. It was in the back of the medicine cupboard. Let us know if you've seen, had - or have - one in your home.

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8 hours ago

FANCY A (VIRTUAL) TRIP TO THE SOUTH OF FRANCE?

Sylvia from Tuakau

Violinist Fiona Pears and guitarist Connor Hartley-Hall share a love of Gypsy Jazz. This music was originally made famous by legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt and French virtuoso violinist Stéphane Grappelli, when they formed the 'Quintette du Hot Club de France' back in the 1930s.
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Violinist Fiona Pears and guitarist Connor Hartley-Hall share a love of Gypsy Jazz. This music was originally made famous by legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt and French virtuoso violinist Stéphane Grappelli, when they formed the 'Quintette du Hot Club de France' back in the 1930s.

The music Fiona and Connor will be performing in their upcoming show at OSPA Theatre, Onewhero on 14 February will be a mix of fiery Gypsy jazz, heart-warming ballads and some well-known classics such as ‘Czardas‘ and ‘Dark Eyes’. “We are delighted to be starting 2021 off with such an exciting and dynamic show”, said OSPA President, Sylvia Devlin. “Our audience can take a virtual trip to the South of France from the comfort of the concert. This is definitely a musical experience not to be missed.”


Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at www.ospa.org.nz... or (cash sales) at The Goodness Grocer, 216 King Street, Pukekohe. Doors open at 7.00pm on Sunday 14 February.

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17 hours ago

Need a Bathroom Makeover?

The Team from The Building Guys

Call us today!| If you’re looking for a friendly family run business with over 35 years’ renovation experience then choose us.

We have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the Builder), Luke (plumber), (Ryan (electrician), Russell (tiler) to do every job right.

Our team follows … View more
Call us today!| If you’re looking for a friendly family run business with over 35 years’ renovation experience then choose us.

We have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the Builder), Luke (plumber), (Ryan (electrician), Russell (tiler) to do every job right.

Our team follows industry guidelines on coronavirus safety procedures to keep your family protected.

Call Lucy on 021 022 55 388 for a chat about your amazing renovation plans.

Be safe!
Book online

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1 day ago

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide is now available on our website, providing practical guidance for businesses, services and communities interested in putting an age friendly business programme in place in their city or stores.

If you are thinking about … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide is now available on our website, providing practical guidance for businesses, services and communities interested in putting an age friendly business programme in place in their city or stores.

If you are thinking about developing an Age friendly Business programme or have more questions about how to get involved, get in touch with us at osc@msd.govt.nz.

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3 days ago

Keep up with the latest America's Cup action

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Who's foiling and who's failing?

Stuff's America's Cup correspondent Duncan Johnstone brings you all the action from on and off the water, delivered to your inbox every Monday.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter (for free) here.

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1 day ago

5 chicks and mother. Free

Philip from Tuakau

Hi there. These 5, very cute chicks were born just after Christmas. Must take them all, please. The mum is/was an excellent egg layer and no doubt her offspring will be the same. FREE TO A GOOD HOME. Phone 09) 2369002 or 027 3874074.

Free

1 day ago

What's On: Composting Workshop Mauku

Kowhai from Birkdale

FREE - This course offers an introduction to composting basics – bokashi, worm farming and cold composting. https://compostcollective.org.nz/events/composting-workshop-mauku/
Composting Workshop Mauku
  • Mauku Victory Hall
2 days ago

We Say, You Say: Public Transport Fares

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Mōrena Auckland,

What do you think about the incoming increased public transport fares?

On Monday, Auckland Council announced a 4 percent increase for peak-time travel with a discount approved for off-peak travel.

According to Auckland Transport (AT), some passengers would be paying an … View more
Mōrena Auckland,

What do you think about the incoming increased public transport fares?

On Monday, Auckland Council announced a 4 percent increase for peak-time travel with a discount approved for off-peak travel.

According to Auckland Transport (AT), some passengers would be paying an extra 35 cents per trip, with a daily maximum spend of $20 per day which for some, would mean an unlimited daily pass.

Former AT chairman Dr Lester Levy advocated for fare freezes have not been heeded in the 2021 review.

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1 day ago

Do your curtains & blinds need a professional clean?

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

Textile Cleaning is a one-stop-shop for all curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

We offer full take-down and rehang service and can provide replacement curtains while your drapes are being cleaned.

Help is just a phone call away.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, … View more
Textile Cleaning is a one-stop-shop for all curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

We offer full take-down and rehang service and can provide replacement curtains while your drapes are being cleaned.

Help is just a phone call away.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes and blinds across Auckland for over 25 years, Textile Cleaning is highly recommended!
Find out more

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