Lake Okareka, Rotorua

2 days ago

Favourite summer holiday spots

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite summer holiday spots in NZ. Is there somewhere you keep returning to year after year and, if so, what are the main attractions? What makes it such a stand-out spot? Any tips you may be able to offer on the best things to see and do there … View more
Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite summer holiday spots in NZ. Is there somewhere you keep returning to year after year and, if so, what are the main attractions? What makes it such a stand-out spot? Any tips you may be able to offer on the best things to see and do there - as well as the best places to grab a drink or bite to eat - would be much appreciated. Please put 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it to appear in a travel article. Thanks again.

11 days ago

Favourite foodie finds

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite foodie finds on your travels through NZ. Have you come across a particularly amazing cafe, bakery restaurant or food truck? Had an especially delicious pie, burger, sandwich, smoothie bowl or cronut? Been to what must be one of the … View more
Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite foodie finds on your travels through NZ. Have you come across a particularly amazing cafe, bakery restaurant or food truck? Had an especially delicious pie, burger, sandwich, smoothie bowl or cronut? Been to what must be one of the country's best fish and chip joints? Or been pleasantly surprised by a town's food scene? Please share the details below and include 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it included in an article. Cheers.

14 hours ago

You've found today's secret Santa Code...

Santa in the Suburbs

Now head through to our competition page to enter to win one of two $200 vouchers to spend at Bunnings.

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1 day ago

Early Access To Biggest Black Friday Bed Sale

Beds 4u

Dear Neighbours,

We are excited to announce early access for all Neighbourly members to our Biggest Black Friday Bed Sale!

Beds4U have you covered with all your snooze needs with beds and mattresses to suit everyone and every budget. We are your … View more
Dear Neighbours,

We are excited to announce early access for all Neighbourly members to our Biggest Black Friday Bed Sale!

Beds4U have you covered with all your snooze needs with beds and mattresses to suit everyone and every budget. We are your exclusive Slumberzone retailer - Made by Kiwis, for Kiwis - You can save up to 60 percent on an incredible range of NZ made beds and mattresses- Plus, get 12 months interest-free for all Q card & Gem Visa purchases and get free local delivery using the discount code "Neighbourly".

Check out our limited-time specials online or visit your local Beds4U Store Now!

Bring back your dream sleep,
With Beds4U's Biggest Black Friday Bed Sale!
Your Local Sleep Experts
Find out more

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1 day ago

Metservice issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Taupo and Rotorua

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

UPDATE
3.48pm
Metservice has extended this warning to include the South Waikato and Whakatane districts.


Today
3.32pm
Metservice is advising people to expect torrential rain and frequent lightning strikes as thunderstorms move towards the Taupo and lower Waikato regions.

The storm is … View more
UPDATE
3.48pm
Metservice has extended this warning to include the South Waikato and Whakatane districts.


Today
3.32pm
Metservice is advising people to expect torrential rain and frequent lightning strikes as thunderstorms move towards the Taupo and lower Waikato regions.

The storm is expected to move eastsoutheast towards Taupo, Wairakei and Lake Taupo at 3.15pm and affect Rangitaiki and Iwitahi at 3.45pm.

What you need to know:
- Torrential rain is forecast, with a possibility of flash flooding about streams, gullies and in urban areas.
- The National Emergency Management Agency advises to seek shelter, away from windows and stay out of marine areas.
- Move cars under cover, away from trees.
- Make sure you have a plan in the event that an power outage occurs.

Keep up to date with the latest on Metservice's Thunderstorm watch website.

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3 days ago

Anyone can be Nymbl

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Now you can get better balance, in the comfort and safety of your own home, with Nymbl - the easy-to-use smartphone app.

Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

Get … View more
Now you can get better balance, in the comfort and safety of your own home, with Nymbl - the easy-to-use smartphone app.

Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

Get Nymbl now, for free. Just go to fallsfree.co.nz and follow the easy instructions.
Learn more

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4 days ago

We help provide a pathway to employment

Career Moves

Career Moves supported employment agency is a multi-faceted agency working with disability, job seekers and open recruitment. We work in all of the smaller towns across the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and offer a range of ways to meet and engage with our clients.

We focus on employment for skilled, … View more
Career Moves supported employment agency is a multi-faceted agency working with disability, job seekers and open recruitment. We work in all of the smaller towns across the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and offer a range of ways to meet and engage with our clients.

We focus on employment for skilled, experienced people looking for work. Focusing on Diversity and inclusion. We strive to promote fair and equal work opportunities for people, in a safe environment. Getting back into work, in today’s job market takes planning and preparation.  With our additional services, Career Moves Recruitment can help with your game plan and match you to the right job.  Whether it’s a first job, the next big career move, or a role to fit in with your lifestyle. 

Employment placement programme in conjunction with Work & Income.
We can help you with:
- Career advice
- A CV that will stand out from the crowd.
- A cover letter that focuses on the keywords that employers are targeting.
- Interview peroration that gets you ready to impress employers.
- Job search plan.

Our team of consultants offer support with career planning, tailored specifically to you! Let us help you through the employment process, like interview coaching and so much more.
Find out more

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4 days ago

Our Strategy Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua 2019 to 2034

The Team from Office for Seniors

Last November, we launched our new strategy, Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua 2019 to 2034. This strategy will help ensure we create opportunities for all of us to participate, contribute and be valued as we age. Many of the key areas for action in the strategy have become even more … View moreLast November, we launched our new strategy, Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua 2019 to 2034. This strategy will help ensure we create opportunities for all of us to participate, contribute and be valued as we age. Many of the key areas for action in the strategy have become even more relevant in the wake of COVID-19.

Click here to read our strategy and find out more about what we want to achieve and what needs to happen bit.ly...

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4 days ago

Get the inside scoop on Stuff's great travel finds

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Here at Stuff Travel, our team of journalists have been furiously ferreting out Aotearoa’s best hidden gems. We've come across so many activities and places we never knew existed.

Typically, as soon as we report a great place on Stuff, the floodgates open. But … View more
Hey neighbours,

Here at Stuff Travel, our team of journalists have been furiously ferreting out Aotearoa’s best hidden gems. We've come across so many activities and places we never knew existed.

Typically, as soon as we report a great place on Stuff, the floodgates open. But subscribe to our newsletter here for a free ticket to ride with our travel team each week as we explore the best of New Zealand.

We’ll tell you about our great finds, before we tell anyone else. And we’ll throw in some great deals, giveaways and advice each week too.

Bon voyage!

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15 days ago

Rotorua UkeBox This Sunday 3pm Te Rūnanga

Julie from Springfield - Tihiotonga

Come on down to Te Rūnanga for a sing and strum-along/open mic session led by The Thermaleles.

5 days ago

Save this summer with Scenic

Scenic Hotel Group

Take the scenic route this summer and enjoy exploring New Zealand at its best. With a myriad of accommodation all around our beautiful country, there is always a place you can #StayKiwi with us.

Stay one night, save 10%, stay two, save 19%, stay three or longer and you'll unlock up to 23% … View more
Take the scenic route this summer and enjoy exploring New Zealand at its best. With a myriad of accommodation all around our beautiful country, there is always a place you can #StayKiwi with us.

Stay one night, save 10%, stay two, save 19%, stay three or longer and you'll unlock up to 23% off when you book direct.
Check availability

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5 days ago

Neighbourly has its own Santa for our NZ suburbs...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

He’s small, he’s blue and he has a sack of 28 amazing presents that need to be given away in the lead up to Christmas.

Simply find the secret Santa code hidden within a post on your Neighbourly newsfeed and use this to enter the daily draw on our Santa in the Suburbs competition page.

View more
He’s small, he’s blue and he has a sack of 28 amazing presents that need to be given away in the lead up to Christmas.

Simply find the secret Santa code hidden within a post on your Neighbourly newsfeed and use this to enter the daily draw on our Santa in the Suburbs competition page.

Don't miss out on today's daily prize!
Find Out More

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6 days ago

Kids should be heard

White Ribbon

Kids ask us for attention because they are learning how to navigate the world and build relationships - they need to be able to speak and be listened to so they can learn and grow. Challenge the #outdated rules - it’s time to shake off the old and reveal the new. Find out more

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8 days ago

The Nuke Ukulele Trio - show and workshop 21 Nov

Julie from Springfield - Tihiotonga

After a sell out performance in 2017 and a recent tour with The Harmonic Resonators, the Nukes are back for 1 night only at QE Health Recreation Hall supported by local ukulele band The Thermaleles. It'll be a great night of catchy original tunes and humour. Tickets from … View moreAfter a sell out performance in 2017 and a recent tour with The Harmonic Resonators, the Nukes are back for 1 night only at QE Health Recreation Hall supported by local ukulele band The Thermaleles. It'll be a great night of catchy original tunes and humour. Tickets from www.rotoruaukulele.co.nz... or Julie 027-2424-132

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9 days ago

Work off Christmas dinner in 23,573 easy steps

Smiths City

As we head into the eating season, you might want to think about tracking your fitness. Check out our range of wearable tech, from FitBit, Huawei and Samsung, in-store or online today. smithscity.co.nz – keeping Xmas honest. Visit us online

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