Rotorua Central, Rotorua

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1 day ago

LPAC Studios and The Performing Arts Charitable Trust CATS Young Actors Edition

Lynn Neighbourly Lead from Ngongotaha

Kia ora Koutou, Hi Everyone !!!

I attended the CATS Young Actors Edition last night...
WOW!!!
If you are asking yourself the question "Shall I take my family/children/partner to see CATS ?" Will my tamariki/children enjoy it?
Yes !!!! and they will LOVE It !!! This show is for … View more
Kia ora Koutou, Hi Everyone !!!

I attended the CATS Young Actors Edition last night...
WOW!!!
If you are asking yourself the question "Shall I take my family/children/partner to see CATS ?" Will my tamariki/children enjoy it?
Yes !!!! and they will LOVE It !!! This show is for the whole family...
Last night the children in the audience were 'spell bound' a very much captivated audience.
This show is inspiring, with so many young actors on stage together. So much talent in one place.

You will Love It !!!!

18th April -21st April 2024
Tickets available through Ticketmaster

LPAC Studios and The Performing Arts Charitable Trust CATS Young Actors Edition 18th April -21st April 2024.pdf Download View

1 day ago

Get painting with Resene plant-based paints!

Resene

Plant-based paints are made just like normal paint but everything in the tin comes from plants and minerals.

Plus they’re Eco Choice approved with low odour and easy water clean-up, so you can paint or stain your place with ease.

Available from Resene ColorShops.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Tips for better sleep from Beds4U!

Beds 4 U Rotorua

Hi Neighbours,

Tired of counting sheep? We've got a better way! Check out our latest tips for a sleep experience that'll have you waking up refreshed and ready to conquer the day. #sleeptip #sleep

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1 day ago

Potted colour

The Team from Resene ColorShop Rotorua

Express yourself with this artistic dip-dye paint effect using Resene paints. Find out how to create your own with these easy step by step instructions.

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1 day ago

Commemorate Anzac Day on 25 April

Auckland Council

Remember our servicemen and servicewomen past and present by attending an Anzac Day service on Thursday 25 April.

Visit for a full list of services across the region.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Turn downsizing stress into strength

The Team from Patrick Hogan Village

Downsizing can open the door to a new stage of your life that is rich in opportunity. However, it can be a daunting prospect. If you are embarking on a new chapter of life, the thought of shedding familiar possessions can feel even more stressful. This can be true even if the life changes are a … View moreDownsizing can open the door to a new stage of your life that is rich in opportunity. However, it can be a daunting prospect. If you are embarking on a new chapter of life, the thought of shedding familiar possessions can feel even more stressful. This can be true even if the life changes are a good thing, such as a move to somewhere you will love to live.

Once you understand why you have this feeling, you can reframe it as creating a new environment that will support your present life while reminding you of your best experiences.

Click read more for the full article.

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1 day ago

The mobile breast screen unit is coming to Otaki

Mid Central DHB

The dates for the Otaki site are Monday 29th of April- Wednesday 22nd of May 2024.

The site is located at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, 144 Tasman Road.

Click here to book an appointment or call us at 0800 270 200.
Book Now

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4 days ago

Ngongotaha Stream Team is looking for a BrushCutter

Lynn Benfell from Progress Ngongotaha-Kokiri Ngongotaha Inc.

Kia ora Koutou, Hi Everyone,

With all of this wonderful humid weather we have been experiencing lately, everything has been growing rapidly along the side of the Ngongotaha River including Blackberry.

Its not out of control at this stage, but it will not take too long before it is;

Can you… View more
Kia ora Koutou, Hi Everyone,

With all of this wonderful humid weather we have been experiencing lately, everything has been growing rapidly along the side of the Ngongotaha River including Blackberry.

Its not out of control at this stage, but it will not take too long before it is;

Can you Help Please?
* Do you have a Brush Cutter/s that you no longer need?
or
* Would you be prepared to help us with your time and your Brush Cutter?

What ever you can do, would be really appreciated by our Team.
Please contact Gavin 021 2263978 or email
Lynn progressngongotaha@gmail.com

Thanks everyone for your continuing support

1 day ago

Mates always talking footy?

Canterbury Rugby

At Canterbury Rugby, we’re putting our money where your mouth is!

Refer a friend that becomes a registered referee, and you’ll each score ONE HUNDRED BUCKS!

Head to the link below and start REF… erring your mates.

Because the game you love needs you and your mate!
Put them to the test

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1 day ago

School Holidays Approaching!

Novotel Ellerslie

Looking for the a family getaway these upcoming holidays? Look no further than the Novotel Auckland Ellerslie.

Located in a fantastic location in Auckland, Novotel Ellerslie offers everything you need for a great family vacation/staycation. From spacious and comfortable accommodations to … View more
Looking for the a family getaway these upcoming holidays? Look no further than the Novotel Auckland Ellerslie.

Located in a fantastic location in Auckland, Novotel Ellerslie offers everything you need for a great family vacation/staycation. From spacious and comfortable accommodations to fantastic amenities, you can count on it being a memorable experience for everyone.

With so much to explore in Auckland, you can dive into all the adventures awaiting you. Whether it's exploring the vibrant city, enjoying delicious local cuisine, or simply relaxing in the hotel there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Plus, with Novotel's commitment to safety and cleanliness, you can relax and enjoy your holiday with peace of mind.

So pack your bags and join us for an incredible family holiday at Novotel Auckland Ellerslie!
Book your stay now

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6 days ago

Poll: Could we live without public bins?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Many public rubbish bins are being removed by councils due to the large costs of regularly emptying them. Do you think we can adapt and live without them?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the We Say You Say column of your local paper.

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Could we live without public bins?
  • 11.7% Yes
    11.7% Complete
  • 87.8% No
    87.8% Complete
  • 0.6% Other - I'll share below
    0.6% Complete
2497 votes
3 days ago

Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

The Team from Ryman Healthcare

Ryman’s Charles Upham Retirement Village resident Di is a former fashion designer, artist and self-confessed shoe hoarder who travels, still paints and has stamped her eclectic minimalist style on her apartment.

She gives us her top 3 design tips on how she’s turned her space into a … View more
Ryman’s Charles Upham Retirement Village resident Di is a former fashion designer, artist and self-confessed shoe hoarder who travels, still paints and has stamped her eclectic minimalist style on her apartment.

She gives us her top 3 design tips on how she’s turned her space into a beautiful home.
Find out more

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5 days ago

Rotorua Lakes Council Draft Long Term Plan 2024-2034Must Read

Lynn Neighbourly Lead from Ngongotaha

Kia ora Koutou, Katoa, Greetings Everyone,

If you haven't already read through this Draft Long Term Plan, I highly recommend that you do so.

If you haven't been along to any of the Council organised Hui, Meetings, Drop in's etc. I also highly recommend this as well.

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Kia ora Koutou, Katoa, Greetings Everyone,

If you haven't already read through this Draft Long Term Plan, I highly recommend that you do so.

If you haven't been along to any of the Council organised Hui, Meetings, Drop in's etc. I also highly recommend this as well.

Wednesday 17 April
Ngongotaha Community Hall
School Road Ngongotaha
5.30pm -6.30pm

Council will present their Draft Long Term Plan and there will be opportunities to answer questions.
Come prepared with your questions after reading the Draft Long Term Plan

3 days ago

South African Cuisine

Picklelicious NZ

Come and visit our Foodtruck for some South African Cuisine
✅Lamb Bunny Chow + carrot salad
✅Lamb Curry & Rice + carrot salad
✅Beans Bunny Chow + carrot salad
NB We serve our Bunny Chows deconstructed on request.
Call 📞or Text us on 027 6235000 for any preorders

Fridays - 1.00 … View more
Come and visit our Foodtruck for some South African Cuisine
✅Lamb Bunny Chow + carrot salad
✅Lamb Curry & Rice + carrot salad
✅Beans Bunny Chow + carrot salad
NB We serve our Bunny Chows deconstructed on request.
Call 📞or Text us on 027 6235000 for any preorders

Fridays - 1.00 pm - 5.30 pm
Saturdays - 12.00 - 5.30 pm
102 Westerham Drive, Dannemora
Find out more

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5 days ago

ORTHOPAEDIC MATTRESS: A BED FOR ALL OR JUST A MARKETING HYPE?

Beds 4 U Rotorua

Hi Neighbours,

Are you tired of waking up with back pain or feeling restless after a night's sleep?

If so, consider an orthopaedic mattress to improve sleep quality and well-being.

But the question arises, "Is an orthopaedic mattress good for everyone?"

We'll … View more
Hi Neighbours,

Are you tired of waking up with back pain or feeling restless after a night's sleep?

If so, consider an orthopaedic mattress to improve sleep quality and well-being.

But the question arises, "Is an orthopaedic mattress good for everyone?"

We'll explore the benefits of orthopedic mattresses and help you decide if they're the right choice for your sleep needs.

Orthopaedic Mattress vs. Normal Mattress
The term "orthopaedic mattress" often sparks curiosity, and rightfully so. While it sounds like a specialised medical product, it's important to understand how it differs from a regular mattress.

Regular mattresses may be comfortable but might not provide enough targeted support for back pain or sleep posture.

Orthopaedic mattresses are designed to focus on aligning the spine and relieving pressure. They can help ease back pain, joint discomfort, and muscle tension, leading to healthier and more restful sleep.

Can Anyone Use an Orthopaedic Mattress?
You might wonder if orthopedic mattresses are exclusive to those with specific health conditions.

The truth is orthopaedic mattresses are designed to support your body's natural alignment.

It suits athletes, busy professionals, parents, or anyone who values good sleep. They are perfect for anyone seeking a more supportive and comfortable sleep surface.

Consider an orthopedic mattress if you want to wake up refreshed and pain-free.

What is an Orthopaedic Mattress, and How Does It Help Reduce Back Pain?
An orthopaedic mattress is not a gimmick; it's designed for orthopaedic health. It uses memory foam or latex to support your body's shape.

By aligning your spine, it reduces pressure on joints and muscles. This benefits those with back pain or arthritis. The support prevents sinking, avoiding discomfort.

Studies show it improves sleep quality and reduces back pain. Find the right firmness and type for your body and sleep preferences.

Beds4U: Your Destination for Orthopaedic Mattresses and Better Sleep
An orthopaedic mattress can be a game-changer for better sleep and back pain relief. It benefits anyone who values proper spinal alignment and comfort while sleeping.

The mattress focuses on supporting the spine and providing personalised comfort. It makes it valuable for all types of sleepers.

Whether you experience back pain or not, an orthopedic mattress can significantly improve sleep quality and overall well-being. It's a worthwhile investment for a healthier and more restful sleep experience.

At Beds4U, we understand the importance of a good night's sleep and offer a variety of orthopaedic mattresses to suit your needs.

Explore our collection of orthopaedic mattresses to find your perfect sleep companion today!

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3 days ago

Hi, what's your name?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We want to get to know our neighbours and we think you do too!

Simply share a little about yourself on the Know Thy Neighbour page and others will follow suit (you could also win one of our 10 x $50 Prezzy® cards!).

Are you the go-to person for baking advice (and a cup of sugar!) or have … View more
We want to get to know our neighbours and we think you do too!

Simply share a little about yourself on the Know Thy Neighbour page and others will follow suit (you could also win one of our 10 x $50 Prezzy® cards!).

Are you the go-to person for baking advice (and a cup of sugar!) or have some computer skills that you're happy to share? We'd love to know.

Whether you're looking for others to join you on your walks, or just wanting to know more about your neighbours, go ahead and introduce yourself.
Get Involved

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8 days ago

Rotorua Lakes Council Draft Long Term Plan

Lynn Benfell from Progress Ngongotaha-Kokiri Ngongotaha Inc.

Hi Everyone,

Come along to the;
Ngongotaha Community Hall
School Road, Ngongotaha

Wednesday 17th April
5.30pm- 6.30pm
View more
Hi Everyone,

Come along to the;
Ngongotaha Community Hall
School Road, Ngongotaha

Wednesday 17th April
5.30pm- 6.30pm

Further information from RLC;
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4 days ago

Greenpark Village & Terence Kennedy House

Greenview Park Village

Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy… View more
Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy to make friends! Here at Greenview Park Village, we’ve created a homely environment designed with you in mind.

With a total of 72 homes on-site, we have 15 apartments, 16 one-bedroom homes, and 41 two-bedroom villas, all including optional services. Terence Kennedy House is our on-site hospital providing holistic care to residents.
Find out more

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14 days ago

Poll: Would you pay more to scrap card surcharges?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We are used to tapping our card to pay in stores, but we are now having to decide whether to swipe it, insert it or use paywave depending on credit card surcharges. It can all be a bit tiring!

Would you rather that a retailer's card surcharges were just built into the cost of the items … View more
We are used to tapping our card to pay in stores, but we are now having to decide whether to swipe it, insert it or use paywave depending on credit card surcharges. It can all be a bit tiring!

Would you rather that a retailer's card surcharges were just built into the cost of the items themselves? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the We Say You Say column of your local paper.

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Would you pay more to scrap card surcharges?
  • 16.9% Yes
    16.9% Complete
  • 80.5% No
    80.5% Complete
  • 2.6% Other - I'll share below
    2.6% Complete
2685 votes
4 days ago

The Building Guys

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 are based in East Auckland and have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the builder), Kelvin (the plumber), Chevi (the electrician) and Russell (the tiler) to … 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 are based in East Auckland and have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the builder), Kelvin (the plumber), Chevi (the electrician) and Russell (the tiler) to do every job right. Our team follows industry guidelines on coronavirus safety procedures to keep your family protected.

Book online using the link below or call Lucy on 021 022 55 388 for a chat about your amazing renovation plans.

Be safe!
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9 days ago

One day to go until our SPCA Adoption Open Day Saturday, 13 April

The Team from SPCA Rotorua - Centre & Op Shop

Ready to welcome a new furry friend into your family these school holidays?

We are reducing our adoption fees to make it easier than ever to find your perfect companion, just in time for winter. From 13-28 April, our fees are 25% off.

Visit us on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13… View more
Ready to welcome a new furry friend into your family these school holidays?

We are reducing our adoption fees to make it easier than ever to find your perfect companion, just in time for winter. From 13-28 April, our fees are 25% off.

Visit us on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13 April, or apply online for a private meet-and-greet.

With over 1,000 animals patiently waiting for adoption across the country you are sure to find your perfect match.

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4 days ago

Anzac Day

Anzac Day

There are opportunities across the motu for the public to come together to mark Anzac Day this year.

National Anzac Day events include the Dawn Service at 6.00am and the National Commemorative Service at 11.00am (both at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington), and the Atatürk Memorial … View more
There are opportunities across the motu for the public to come together to mark Anzac Day this year.

National Anzac Day events include the Dawn Service at 6.00am and the National Commemorative Service at 11.00am (both at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington), and the Atatürk Memorial Service at 2.30pm in Strathmore, Wellington. The Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service will be broadcast live by TVNZ 1 and RNZ National.

For those wanting to join the Anzac Day parade at the Dawn Service, veterans are asked to assemble on Tasman Street by 5.30am.

The Atatürk Memorial Service in Strathmore will include a wreath-laying ceremony. A shuttle service will be running from Bowes Crescent carpark to the memorial site for anyone who may require assistance accessing the site.

For more information about Anzac Day, visit the Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage website or see the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Facebook page.

To find out about events in your local community, visit the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association’s website or get in touch with your local council.
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9 days ago

One day to go until our SPCA Adoption Open Day Saturday, 13 April

SPCA - Rotorua Centre

Ready to welcome a new furry friend into your family these school holidays?

We are reducing our adoption fees to make it easier than ever to find your perfect companion, just in time for winter. From 13-28 April, our fees are 25% off.

Visit us on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13… View more
Ready to welcome a new furry friend into your family these school holidays?

We are reducing our adoption fees to make it easier than ever to find your perfect companion, just in time for winter. From 13-28 April, our fees are 25% off.

Visit us on our National Adoption Open Day on Saturday, 13 April, or apply online for a private meet-and-greet.

With over 1,000 animals patiently waiting for adoption across the country you are sure to find your perfect match.

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4 days ago

Transform your home this Autumn

Grahams Painters

Elevate Your Home Inside & Out with Graham's team of professional Painters
Pensioner Discounts Available.

Refresh with House Washing, Water Blasting, Decking, Wallpapering, Cedar Weatherboards, & Roof Painting.

Contact today:
564 9202 or 021 193 9492
View more
Elevate Your Home Inside & Out with Graham's team of professional Painters
Pensioner Discounts Available.

Refresh with House Washing, Water Blasting, Decking, Wallpapering, Cedar Weatherboards, & Roof Painting.

Contact today:
564 9202 or 021 193 9492
grahamspaintersnz@gmail.com
Find out more

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9 days ago

Make your own plant support

The Team from Resene ColorShop Rotorua

Create this stylish plant support using a few garden stakes and Resene Waterborne Woodsman penetrating oil stain. Find out how to create your own with these easy instructions.

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4 days ago

Need planning advice?

Urban Edge

Are you subdividing or developing and don’t know where to start? Our Wellington based team are experienced practitioners in resource consent preparation & processing, landscape architecture & urban design – and much more!

What sets us apart? Our extensive experience collaborating … View more
Are you subdividing or developing and don’t know where to start? Our Wellington based team are experienced practitioners in resource consent preparation & processing, landscape architecture & urban design – and much more!

What sets us apart? Our extensive experience collaborating with Councils and making sure we put quality at the forefront of everything we do, enabling us to provide you with the best quality advice possible.

Check out our website and feel free to get in touch – we look forward to working with you.
Find out more

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9 days ago

Cleaning

Jim from Ngongotaha

Someone to clean a cabin on wheels in Ngongotaha 02102516196 Jim it's a 1 off

4 days ago

More Completed Properties Available Now!

Pragma Homes

Hamilton’s well-known and trusted property developer, Pragma Homes, has several completed properties available right now. If you’re not ready to buy and settle right away, then talk to our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

By purchasing a Pragma property, … View more
Hamilton’s well-known and trusted property developer, Pragma Homes, has several completed properties available right now. If you’re not ready to buy and settle right away, then talk to our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

By purchasing a Pragma property, you're not just buying a property; you're investing in a thriving community and positioning yourself for future growth and prosperity.

Don’t delay! Contact us today and let us turn your homeownership dreams into reality!
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9 days ago

Kiwis are finding best deals possible

The Team from NZ Compare

Discover how Kiwis are ditching the 'lazy loyalty tax' and saving money with this tool! Learn more in Stuff's article about finding better deals and paying less.

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6 days ago

State Highway 2

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport

From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until early June, weather permitting.

Throughout the works, one side of the road will be closed a time, day and night, all week. Light vehicles will need to detour down Dixon Street, … View more
From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until early June, weather permitting.

Throughout the works, one side of the road will be closed a time, day and night, all week. Light vehicles will need to detour down Dixon Street, and heavy vehicles to detour at Ngaumutawa Road.
Find out more

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11 days ago

Poll: Where is this mural in Manukau?

Manukau Heart of the South

"Pretty Piwakawaka playing in Pōhutukawa on Polka Dots" is a vibrant new mural on a chorus box in Manukau created by local artist Paula Green. Have you seen it? Click the Find out More button for the correct answer on Manukau: Heart of the South's facebook page. Find out more

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Where is this mural in Manukau?
  • 11.4% Manukau Supa Centa
    11.4% Complete
  • 61.4% Hayman Park
    61.4% Complete
  • 22.7% 19 Lambie Drive
    22.7% Complete
  • 4.5% on the Rainbow's End rollercoaster
    4.5% Complete
44 votes
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