55 days ago

Whangaparāoa dad thought he had a parasite, but it was cancer

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Rodney Times

Hi neighbours, When Whangaparāoa man Darrell Poole first noticed gurgling sounds and cramping coming from his intestine, he thought he had a parasite.
But, just days before Christmas 2019, a colonoscopy revealed a much more sinister reason for the symptoms – aggressive colon cancer.
The dad of two has been told he has no further treatment options in NZ and is fundraising to get to the US to participate in a drug trial that will cost between $200,000 and $1 million. Read more about his story by clinking the below link.

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5 hours ago

Would you buy this cowboy Winston Peters portrait?

Melanie Earley Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, if you’ve ever dreamed of having an image of New Zealand First leader Winston Peters wearing a cowboy hat, proudly hanging in your living room, now’s your chance to make it a reality. An artwork of Peters, created using coffee, red wine and tea is for sale on Trade Me. The current bid is almost $300, would you buy this?

1 day ago

Ardern's landslide now confronts Auckland's to-do list

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, The Labour landslide removes most of the excuses (New Zealand First) offered for why some big Auckland projects didn't happen last term. So will it now all be go ? Read the story below:

7 days ago

Lower-cost plan to hook water tanks to mains supply

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, More than 4,000 households on rain tank water supply will be given a lower-cost option to top up from the mains. The price is not yet known, but will be cheaper than a $7k full connection. Good idea? Read the story below: