Hairini, Tauranga

14 days ago

Poll: Should parents be fined if their children drop out of school?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The National Party is considering a policy of fining parents $3000 if their children drop out of school and don't enter further education or training.

Simon Bridges says "The reality is if you're not in work, education or training, you're going to be languishing in a dole … View more
The National Party is considering a policy of fining parents $3000 if their children drop out of school and don't enter further education or training.

Simon Bridges says "The reality is if you're not in work, education or training, you're going to be languishing in a dole queue, and the evidence is potentially for a long time". Do you agree with this policy? Should parents be fined?

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Should parents be fined if their children drop out of school?
  • 35.3% Yes - they are responsible for their children
    35.3% Complete
  • 25.8% It's not fair to assume they'll end up in the dole queue
    25.8% Complete
  • 38.9% No - it's not the parents' choice
    38.9% Complete
1498 votes
14 days ago

Consultation on draft dangerous buildings policy closes Thursday

Communications from Tauranga City Council

You have until Thursday (10 Oct) to have your say on the draft dangerous buildings policy. This policy gives council a way of dealing with buildings that are considered under the Building Act to be dangerous or insanitary for their occupants, neighbours or passers-by. Should we change anything to … View moreYou have until Thursday (10 Oct) to have your say on the draft dangerous buildings policy. This policy gives council a way of dealing with buildings that are considered under the Building Act to be dangerous or insanitary for their occupants, neighbours or passers-by. Should we change anything to make the policy more effective? Find out what to do if you have concerns about a building, and have your say on the proposed policy changes at www.tauranga.govt.nz... by Thursday.

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14 days ago

๐Ÿˆ Game On ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต: HP i5 8470p now with fast SSD

Rosie from Pyes Pa

Sturdy built business class laptop cleaned and all features tested successfully ๐Ÿงผ

The battery runs for up to 4 hours.๐Ÿ”‹The brand new SSD upgrade running Windows 10 PRO makes this a very fast and responsive laptop to use.โšก๏ธ
Games can be run on your TV, through DisplayPort, using the dual … View more
Sturdy built business class laptop cleaned and all features tested successfully ๐Ÿงผ

The battery runs for up to 4 hours.๐Ÿ”‹The brand new SSD upgrade running Windows 10 PRO makes this a very fast and responsive laptop to use.โšก๏ธ
Games can be run on your TV, through DisplayPort, using the dual core i5 x4 processors, integrated graphics and HDMI ๐Ÿ–ฅ.

The 240GB SSD will stream sport ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿˆ or store movies, then you can connect to your Bluetooth speakers, to kick back and use it as a home theatre machine.๐ŸŽž

The USB3 ports make for fast copying of photos and videos from your phone or camera, easy as. ๐ŸŽ‘๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒ
You can also make catch up video calls to your friends and family with the integrated WebCam. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป
Great for online shopping and email too. ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ“จ

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- Intel(R) dual core x4 processors ๐ŸŽ›
- i5-3360M @ Max 3.5 MHz โšก๏ธ
- 14in High-Definition Plus LCD Display ๐Ÿ’ป
- Intel 4000 Integrated Graphics Chip ๐ŸŽฎ
- External DisplayPort 1080p ๐Ÿ–ฅ
- 8GB DDR3 System Memory (2x 4GB)
- Intel 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi ๐Ÿ“ถ
- Bluetooth Sound ๐Ÿ”Š
- Ethernet Port 1GHz for wired networking ๐Ÿ’ปใ€ฐ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ป
- USB3 Ports x2 ๐Ÿ“ฒ
- USB2 Ports x2 ๐Ÿ•น
- Crucial BX500 SSD 240GB SATA Windows drive ๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ“…๐Ÿ—‚๐ŸŽฅ
- DVD writer drive ๐Ÿ“€
- Stereo speakers in built ๐ŸŽš
- Stereo Headphones socket ๐Ÿ”‡
- WebCam with integrated microphone ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿ“น
- 6 cell, 5200 mAh Lithium Ion Battery ๐Ÿ”‹
- 90 watt Power Charger ๐Ÿ”Œ
- Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Activated
- 13.3 in (W), 9.11 in (D), 1.25 in (H)

Extras Available:

- extra 500GB hard disk $50
- NZ Post Track & Trace $10 ๐Ÿ“ฆ

Price: $475

14 days ago

Made by Greerton Engineering

Administrator from Curtain Clean Bop Ltd

Awesome Trestles made by Peter at Greerton Egineering.
Great in those short spaces. Guys love them. Saves them so much back breaking work.

15 days ago

South Island Winery Tour March 31- April 7 2020

Lyn from Tauranga Tasting Tours & Charters

We are taking expressions of interest in our 2020 winery tour to the South Island. For details, please refer to
www.smore.com...
Clients will be flown to Christchurch to start the tour.
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14 days ago
14 days ago

Most trusted in Bay of Plenty

Elliotts Funeral Services

At Elliotts Funeral Services we pride ourselves on offering a full range of funeral services, from large traditional services to intimate farewells. We always provide exceptional and friendly care, that is above all sincere.

Our strong reputation comes from our qualified and experienced team … View more
At Elliotts Funeral Services we pride ourselves on offering a full range of funeral services, from large traditional services to intimate farewells. We always provide exceptional and friendly care, that is above all sincere.

Our strong reputation comes from our qualified and experienced team who are all passionate and dedicated, ensuring you and your family can have peace of mind at a difficult time.

It is important to know that you can depend on Elliottsโ€™ professionalism to help you with all of the arrangements to ensure a funeral service flows smoothly.

Call us any time on (07) 578 3338, we're always here to help.
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15 days ago

Need more info on the TCC Candidates?

Anna from Welcome Bay

These are the links to the results of some of the surveys candidates were invited to take. Not all did, for various reasons but it might help you with those who did do them.
Vote #1 Anna Larsen for Te Papa - Welcome Bay
bayonline.co.nz...

envirohub.org.nz...

www.tauranga.org.nz...

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These are the links to the results of some of the surveys candidates were invited to take. Not all did, for various reasons but it might help you with those who did do them.
Vote #1 Anna Larsen for Te Papa - Welcome Bay
bayonline.co.nz...

envirohub.org.nz...

www.tauranga.org.nz...

policylocal.thespinoff.co.nz...

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19 days ago

Renters

Linda from Papamoa Beach

renters please be aware of what your paying re-water rates you only pay your water consumption not the base rate (fixed rate) check with your property managers or request a copy of the council water rates as your entitled to these.

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16 days ago

Mobile Massage and Beauty service

Ruhi from Judea

Hi, I am new in Tauranga. I would love to introduce myself and my Massage and Beauty services. I specialize in Massages, facials and other beauty services. I have worked as a Spa therapist and have more than five Years experience in the industry. I have passion to bring change and help in … View moreHi, I am new in Tauranga. I would love to introduce myself and my Massage and Beauty services. I specialize in Massages, facials and other beauty services. I have worked as a Spa therapist and have more than five Years experience in the industry. I have passion to bring change and help in people's life which reflects in my services and prices. My services are very reasonably priced so everyone can have a relaxation therapy.

if you are suffering with tense muscles, stiff neck, headaches, sore shoulders or back or having cramps in you legs and so on, allow me to help you. And allow me to bring bliss and Tranquility to your own place of comfort.
I look forward to hearing from you all.
Please feel free to contact on 021-1125-418 for further information

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16 days ago

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Play Stuff is proud to present the Show Me Shorts Film Festival launching this weekend all over NZ.

Show Me Shorts exists to connect New Zealanders with short films and share New Zealand short films with the world.

Discover your local programme @ showmeshorts.co.nz

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17 days ago

MASSIVE CRYSTAL JEWELLERY SALE , 2 DAYS ONLY!

Peace from Tauranga City

Coming to Tauranga for two days only ... 12-13 October, Otumoetai Sports and Recreation Centre, 90 Tilby Drive, Fergusson Park, Matua, 10am-4pm, free entry. FIRST TIME TO TAURANGA HUNDREDS OF JEWELLERY ITEMS FOR SALE ... don't miss out!

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17 days ago

Tauranga Wellbeing Market 12-13 October

Peace from Tauranga City

Has your world been a bit too stressful for you lately ... and you haven't felt the energy of love and peace in a while .... then join us for a weekend of healthy living & beautiful vibes at the Tauranga Wellbeing Market 2019.... STALLS* ONSITE THERAPISTS* NATURAL HEALTH ADVICE SUPPORT* … View moreHas your world been a bit too stressful for you lately ... and you haven't felt the energy of love and peace in a while .... then join us for a weekend of healthy living & beautiful vibes at the Tauranga Wellbeing Market 2019.... STALLS* ONSITE THERAPISTS* NATURAL HEALTH ADVICE SUPPORT* TREATMENTS* WELLBEING PRODUCTS/SERVICES ETC. Otumoetai Sport and Recreation Club, 90 Tilby Dr, Matua, Tauranga, 12-13 Oct, 10am-4pm, FREE ENTRY!

Free

17 days ago

Poll: Should daylight saving be abolished?

The team Reporter from Bay News

The European Parliament has already voted to abolish daylight saving from 2021, due to studies that highlighted the connection between daylight saving and health issues.

For some, having more daylight hours is beneficial, but for others, it can really interrupt their sleep cycle. What are your … View more
The European Parliament has already voted to abolish daylight saving from 2021, due to studies that highlighted the connection between daylight saving and health issues.

For some, having more daylight hours is beneficial, but for others, it can really interrupt their sleep cycle. What are your thoughts?

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Should daylight saving be abolished?
  • 21.1% Yes - it messes with my sleep rhythm
    21.1% Complete
  • 68.3% No - I enjoy having more daylight hours
    68.3% Complete
  • 10.6% I'm not bothered either way
    10.6% Complete
180 votes
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