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32 days ago

Is your property climate resilient?

Climate Insights

Find out today by accessing the latest climate science for your property with Climate Insights.

Risks to your investment and the roof over your and your family’s head are something that you can manage. With estimates of up to an 8 percent increase in damages from extreme rainfall alone between… View more
Find out today by accessing the latest climate science for your property with Climate Insights.

Risks to your investment and the roof over your and your family’s head are something that you can manage. With estimates of up to an 8 percent increase in damages from extreme rainfall alone between now and 2040 and up to 25 percent by 2100 we need to act now.

Your first step could be a physical risk assessment and adaptation guide for either your current or future home. Check out the sample reports and get one for yourself.
Download your Property Climate Risk Report

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32 days ago

Lead contamination forces recall of sugar products

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Six sugar products have been recalled by major manufacturers due to lead contamination.

Raw and brown sugar products by Chelsea, Pams and Woolworths are affected, and have been sold at retail outlets and supermarkets throughout New Zealand through October to November 4 2021.

In a statement, … View more
Six sugar products have been recalled by major manufacturers due to lead contamination.

Raw and brown sugar products by Chelsea, Pams and Woolworths are affected, and have been sold at retail outlets and supermarkets throughout New Zealand through October to November 4 2021.

In a statement, MPI said that that the food safety risk from these products is low, and informed customers who have bought these products to not consume them.

Here's what you need to know:

NAME OF PRODUCT
- Chelsea brand Raw Sugar (500g, 1.2kg, and 4kg)
- Chelsea brand Soft Brown Sugar (500g and 1kg)
- Pams brand Raw Sugar (1kg)
- Pams brand Soft Brown Sugar (1kg)
- Woolworths brand Raw Sugar (500g and 1kg)
- Woolworths brand Brown Sugar (500g and 1kg)

BATCH MARKING
- Chelsea brand Raw Sugar (500g, 1.2kg, and 4kg): Lot 21271 through to Lot 21303
- Chelsea brand Soft Brown Sugar (500g and 1kg): Lot 21280 through to Lot 21293
- Pams brand Raw Sugar (1kg): Lot 21270 through to Lot 21302
- Pams brand Soft Brown Sugar (1kg): Lot 21272 through to Lot 21303
- Woolworths brand Raw Sugar (500g, and 1kg): Lot 21274 through to Lot 21281
- Woolworths brand Brown Sugar (500g, and 1kg): Lot 21278 through to Lot 21303

The recall does not affect any other Chelsea brands of sugar or any other products manufactured by these companies.

Customers are encouraged to get in touch with their retailer to get a full refund.

To find out more about this recall, please visit the New Zealand Food Safety Website.

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32 days ago

Bellyful North Waikato & Huntly Garden Club Garden Ramble 6th & 7th November

Victoria Kemp from Friendship House (Huntly) Community Charitable Trust

Bellyful North Waikato & Huntly Garden Club Garden Ramble is on this weekend 6th & 7th November 10am till 3pm both days. Tickets are $25.00 and available from Allen Fabrics Main Street Huntly and Friendship House. Tickets can also be purchased from Friendship House 55 William Huntly from … View moreBellyful North Waikato & Huntly Garden Club Garden Ramble is on this weekend 6th & 7th November 10am till 3pm both days. Tickets are $25.00 and available from Allen Fabrics Main Street Huntly and Friendship House. Tickets can also be purchased from Friendship House 55 William Huntly from 10am on Saturday 6th November

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32 days ago

Meet the 2 Hawke's Bay gardeners up for our 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

They want to create an app to make it easier for gardeners to share and swap crops and seeds. Read their story and don't forget to vote!

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33 days ago

More amazing gardeners up for the 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

These Palmerston North green thumbs ensure hospice patients and their families get to enjoy flowers, foliage and fragrance. Read their story, then don't forget to vote for them!

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34 days ago

Book your Christmas function with us!

Rotorua

Have you got your Christmas party sorted? Get the team together and experience Christmas with us in Rotorua.

We’ve got fun that won’t blow the budget, so you can put the 'fun' in function. Book deals now.
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34 days ago

Bellyful North Waikato Garden Ramble 6th & 7th November

Victoria Kemp from Friendship House (Huntly) Community Charitable Trust

Bellyful North Waikato & Huntly Garden Club Garden Ramble is on this weekend 6th & 7th November 10am till 3pm both days. Tickets are $25.00 and available fron Allen Fabrics Main Street Huntly and Friendship House.

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34 days ago

Meet the 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year finalist from Matakana

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Trish Allen is giving away her garden harvest -- again! During the 2020 lockdown, she gave away over 140kg in fruit from her home orchard. This year, she didn’t have fruit to swap but her vegetable garden was packed with winter crops. “I had masses of broccoli, cauliflower, kale, silverbeet and… View moreTrish Allen is giving away her garden harvest -- again! During the 2020 lockdown, she gave away over 140kg in fruit from her home orchard. This year, she didn’t have fruit to swap but her vegetable garden was packed with winter crops. “I had masses of broccoli, cauliflower, kale, silverbeet and French sorrel. So I gave out a lot of parcels of those to anyone I knew who needed it.”

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35 days ago

Essential work on the front lines.

Waipa Networks

Waipa Networks continue to operate at Alert level 3 while following very strict protocols to keep our team and communities safe.

You might notice the team out and about continuing with critical maintenance on your power network, feel free to share a smile and a friendly wave, but if you can do … View more
Waipa Networks continue to operate at Alert level 3 while following very strict protocols to keep our team and communities safe.

You might notice the team out and about continuing with critical maintenance on your power network, feel free to share a smile and a friendly wave, but if you can do so from a distance, that helps us keep each other safe.
Planned outages, maintenance and service continue as usual, we know these outages could affect your work from home, or home schooling scenarios and thank you for patience. You can find out when and where outages will take place on our website.
Find out more

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35 days ago

Meet Alexandria Lindsay, our 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year finalist from Waitara

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Alexandria Te Ripeka "Pearl" Lindsay (Te Āti Awa o Taranaki) started gardening to grow her own food -- and now she's growing food for her community too.

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36 days ago

Grab your Free Aircon Quote from your local experts today!

Heathcotes

Say goodbye to chilly nights and hello to warmer weather!

Beat the summer rush and grab a Free Air Conditioning quote from the experts today. Heathcotes have 40 years’ experience servicing and installing Air Conditioners with all the top brands – Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, Panasonic & more.
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Say goodbye to chilly nights and hello to warmer weather!

Beat the summer rush and grab a Free Air Conditioning quote from the experts today. Heathcotes have 40 years’ experience servicing and installing Air Conditioners with all the top brands – Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, Panasonic & more.

Submit your quote request here or give our Air Con team a call on 07 839 5443.

The Heathcotes team
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36 days ago

Meet our first finalist for the 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Get to know Darfield gardener Bronwyn Adams-Hooper, who runs a horticulture programme for the 18- to 21-year-olds serving time in the youth unit at Christchurch Men’s Prison. With her help, they've been growing veges that win awards at their local A&P show.

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37 days ago

Meet Caitlin, a mechanical engineering apprentice and racing enthusiast.

Competenz

Caitlin chose a career path that works with her passion for building stock cars.
Find a job you actually like - this is your sign to embrace the fluro!

Click here for more info.

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42 days ago

**** SCAM ****

Mike from Gordonton - Puketaha

***SCAM***

Just received “supposedly” from Visa a call informing me of two transactions just taken place on my card.

First to iTunes the other to Amazon, if correct do nothing. However if not made by me press 1, too late you’re scammed!

The Auckland used number was to Hatfields Beach 09 … View more
***SCAM***

Just received “supposedly” from Visa a call informing me of two transactions just taken place on my card.

First to iTunes the other to Amazon, if correct do nothing. However if not made by me press 1, too late you’re scammed!

The Auckland used number was to Hatfields Beach 09 801 7009

39 days ago

Join us online for your Community Health Forum

Waikato District Health Board

Kia ora neighbours, due to COVID-19 alert level restrictions at this time we're going online and would like you to join us.

We at Waikato DHB want more of you to have a say in health. We have a focus on enabling better access to local community health and wellbeing. … View more
Kia ora neighbours, due to COVID-19 alert level restrictions at this time we're going online and would like you to join us.

We at Waikato DHB want more of you to have a say in health. We have a focus on enabling better access to local community health and wellbeing. Come along and share your knowledge and experience as we work together on this.

On the agenda:
• COVID-19 update
• Transport update
• Local wellbeing initiatives and more

North Waikato - Raahui Pookeka (Huntly) and Te Kauwhata
When: 10am-11am, Monday 1 November 2021

If interested please email: norma.taute@waikatodhb.health.nz for a link to the meeting.

Community Health Forums are a gathering of local people who share in a conversation about what matters to their community and hear what’s happening from the DHB and other local organisations/groups.

We look forward to meeting you online. He whakarongo tātou – we’re here to listen
Find out more

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