119 days ago

The case of the Warehouse trolley

Pete from Pukekohe

Hi there neighbours
There is a Warehouse trolley been left on our street in Belmont park for several weeks now and it amazes me that it got to where it is in the first place. What’s more amazing is that the Warehouse does not care that it’s there. After phone calls and emails to the company and reassurances that the manager of the Pukekohe branch has been told about it nothing has happened to it. It still rests abandoned and alone on the hot baking sun wondering if it’s last days are to watch lettuces grow from its view or will it be recovered to joyfully stroll up and down the aisles of Pukekohe Warehouse full of where everyone gets a bargain
Pete.

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2 days ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Auckland!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Auckland, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇️

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15 hours ago

Auckland's drought rings alarm bells - is anyone listening?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It might be raining but the record dry which is depleting Auckland's water supply is not going away in a hurry. Is it "just a dought?": Read the story below:

2 days ago

The Story of Surfdale

The Team from Auckland Museum

Did you know that Surfdale in Waiheke Island received its name via a competition? The winner was awarded a section of land near the beach...

At 8 pence a day on top of a small deposit, a Surfdale section was also promoted as a sound investment – so close to downtown Auckland that “values must go up and up and up”.

Well, they weren't wrong there.

Today, Waiheke Island brings to mind sunny vineyards and beachy weekend getaways. The image of Waiheke as an “island paradise” has its origins in 1920s marketing, but the island has long been desirable even as its character has changed over the past centuries.

As we go into the long weekend and begin to venture further afield again, why not have a read of how Waiheke came to be the place it is today, in this blog about its recent history by our Project Curator, Jane Groufsky.

www.aucklandmuseum.com...

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