Riverhead, Riverhead

14 hours ago

Poll: Should Auckland build a monorail?

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Hello neighbours,

Auckland mayoral candidate Craig Lord wants to build a monorail to solve the Super City's transport woes, however the plan has been rubbished by Auckland Transport.

To read more, click here.

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Should Auckland build a monorail?
  • 64.6% Yes
    64.6% Complete
  • 35.4% No
    35.4% Complete
723 votes
1 day ago

Soft plastic recycling bins are back

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.

The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.

It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to … View more
Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.

The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.

It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to recycle, and what's just rubbish.

To read more, click here.

Here's what you can and can't put in soft plastic recycling bins.

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4 hours ago

orange bin tags.

Sam from Whenuapai & Herald Island

is anyone else having an issue with these. The last 3 or 4 times my rubbish bin has been emptied the orange tag has disappeared.! What is the reasoning behind, having to buy these. I would have thought, that it was covered by our rates?

6 hours ago

Strawberry Fields

The Team from Neighbourly Property

This superbly presented character bungalow is situated in a peaceful no exit street and bordered by vast greenbelt areas. Nestled amongst established trees and carefully manicured gardens, it is easy to see that this home has been well cared for.

The open plan living area is a delight with its … View more
This superbly presented character bungalow is situated in a peaceful no exit street and bordered by vast greenbelt areas. Nestled amongst established trees and carefully manicured gardens, it is easy to see that this home has been well cared for.

The open plan living area is a delight with its bright interior and warm polished rimu floors flowing effortlessly through French-doors to the front entertaining deck. A feature custom-made rimu benchtop gives introduction to the family-sized kitchen and open plan dining/living area.

There are three double bedrooms - two with french doors opening out onto front or rear entertaining decks. The home boasts an inviting, well-appointed bathroom complete with large spa bath. There are options for heating with both a cost-effective log burning fire or if you wish, the convenience of a heat pump.

This beautifully maintained traditional weatherboard home is surrounded by landscaped lawns and established trees - The good-sized section is fully fenced, offering a safe place for the kids and pets to play. To the rear of the property, a second deck provides an ideal space to entertain friends and family. For your comfort, a shade-sail gives protection in the summer months. You are going to enjoy your evenings cooking on the woodfired BBQ or Pizza oven.

As an added bonus there are two garages for your convenience, this property has it all!

You are In-zone for Riverhead school and close to shops, cafes, a nearby park, the popular Riverhead Tavern, Hallertau restaurant and brewery and a short drive to Huapai golf club.

Come be enchanted by this well-loved home in a quiet well-established neighborhood.
Be prepared to fall in love.

11 hours ago

Muriwai, Kumeu potential filming locations for Lord of the Rings TV series

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Nor-west News

Hi neighbours, After months of speculation Amazon Studios has confirmed plans to film its billion-dollar Lord of the Rings TV series in Auckland. Muriwai and Kumeu are rumored to be possible locations for shooting. What are your thoughts about the TV programme potentially being filmed in the area? … View moreHi neighbours, After months of speculation Amazon Studios has confirmed plans to film its billion-dollar Lord of the Rings TV series in Auckland. Muriwai and Kumeu are rumored to be possible locations for shooting. What are your thoughts about the TV programme potentially being filmed in the area? (Please write "NFP" if you don't want your comment to appear in print).

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7 hours ago

Chocolate Day!

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

A fantastic two day chocolate work making Chocolate Soufflé, Raymond Blanc's Cafe Creme in chocolate cup, Chocolate Delice and the Croquembouche by our Level 4 Advanced Cookery & Diploma Chefs.

Here are some pictures of the incredible dessert variety our students created!

Click on … View more
A fantastic two day chocolate work making Chocolate Soufflé, Raymond Blanc's Cafe Creme in chocolate cup, Chocolate Delice and the Croquembouche by our Level 4 Advanced Cookery & Diploma Chefs.

Here are some pictures of the incredible dessert variety our students created!

Click on the link to read the recipe of Choux Pastry!

7 hours ago

What's On: English Language Classes, Low Cost

Te from Westgate

English Language Partners will be running English language courses at Te Manawa in Term 4 starting mid October. $20 per 8 week. Please register your interest to attend at temanawa@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
English Language Classes, Low Cost
  • Te Manawa Community Hub
7 hours ago

What's On: Senior's Morning Tea - FREE

Te from Westgate

Te Manawa invites you to join us for a special morning tea with entertainment to celebrate International Day of the Older Person. RSVP to 09977 1415 or https://bit.ly/2kkNgIs
Senior's Morning Tea - FREE
  • Te Manawa Community Hub
10 hours ago

Colouring isn't just for kids! 🖍

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Mindful colouring has been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety and induce a meditative-like state in adults too.

Help scribble your worries away with this free community-inspired colouring sheet to give your brain a creative boost.

#NSNZmentalhealth

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12 hours ago

What veges do you grow in pots and containers?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and … View moreOur gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and any practical advice you would pass on to ensure a great result with that crop, and any secret tips you are prepared to pass on! If your tip is used in the magazine, you'll receive a free copy... And of course the glory of being in New Zealand's favourite gardening magazine! Click on this link to send us your best tip!

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1 day ago

Funerals. Tough Topic. Easy Plans.

The team from Auckland Funeral Services Ltd

When the time comes to leave our little blue speck, the last thing you want is to burden your family.

Funeral planning does not need to be complicated, neither does it need to be costly. Future proof your end-of-life planning by making arrangements before you depart.

We've made it … View more
When the time comes to leave our little blue speck, the last thing you want is to burden your family.

Funeral planning does not need to be complicated, neither does it need to be costly. Future proof your end-of-life planning by making arrangements before you depart.

We've made it easier, with our Planning the Last Dance information pack. Let us send you one today - it's complimentary.

Email, or give Mark and Tracey a call to discuss the options.

We're here to help.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Aberfeldy 12 yr 700ml

Kate McKenzie from Whisky To Wine

Aberfeldy 12 Year Old is an excellent introduction to this Highland distillery. A fruity, clean and polished malt with a touch of honey and spice

Negotiable

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1 day ago

A Difficult Time

Hazel from Albany

When you face one of the most difficult times in your life, you can rely on Windsor Funerals to support you and take care of all the small details as you celebrate a life and say goodbye.
Phone (09)4772433

1 day ago

Are your ears getting blocked?

Hear Again Ltd

Ear wax can range from creating a mild irritation to a complete blockage.

If you are being bothered by ear wax, the team at Hear Again can remove this simply and comfortably using the very latest micro-suction.

The team also offer FREE hearing checks and can service any make or model of … View more
Ear wax can range from creating a mild irritation to a complete blockage.

If you are being bothered by ear wax, the team at Hear Again can remove this simply and comfortably using the very latest micro-suction.

The team also offer FREE hearing checks and can service any make or model of hearing aid.

Appointments are available Monday to Saturday at Coast Plaza, Whangaparaoa.
Call 09 424 6035.
Find out more

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