Matua, Tauranga

4 hours ago

Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections?

The team Reporter from Bay News

Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and … View more
Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and dehumanising".

What do you think? Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections? Read more here

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1 hour ago

Wool wanted. Broadway Baby Supremo 4ply

Sandra from Matua

My mother is knitting clothes for premature babies at Middlemoore Hospital. She is three quarters of the way through a vest and has run out of wool. Does anyone have any of the above left over they would like to donate so she can finish it? It's a superfine merino, Colour 810. Thank you.

16 days ago

Take the ultimate Kiwi pie roadie

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Love a pie? Love a road trip? We've mapped the perfect pie roadie, so you can sample New Zealand's best award-winning pastry treats while making your way around our beautiful country (and there's even a pie or two in your neck of the woods).

Check them out here.

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1 day ago

Should parents be charged if their kids wag school?

The team Reporter from Bay News

Hi neighbours - a teen who refused to go to school has cost his parents after they were charged $50 under the Education Act.

The court heard that over a period of 62 school days, the teen was unjustifiably absent on 38 days, with a further seven classified as justified absence.

What are your … View more
Hi neighbours - a teen who refused to go to school has cost his parents after they were charged $50 under the Education Act.

The court heard that over a period of 62 school days, the teen was unjustifiably absent on 38 days, with a further seven classified as justified absence.

What are your thoughts? Should parents be charged if their kids wag school?

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2 days ago

dog trainers

Hannah from Bethlehem

hy im jus wandring is there a club or anyone who trains dogs can u help we have a big dog its a cross mabe pitty or bull mastif hez gr8 with kdz an hasa big bark needz discipline around other dogs

5 hours ago

❗ GIVEAWAY ❗

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give … View more
Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give away. All you need to do is sign up to Red Cross Journey, be one of the first 100 participants to raise $100 and we’ll send you a KeepCup!

Red Cross Journey is our annual fundraising step challenge - with a difference. Walk 10,000 steps a day for 21 days and learn about the journey of someone involved with Red Cross while raising funds to help people in need.

For more information or to make a donation, visit: www.redcrossjourney.org.nz...

Thank you for your support.

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6 hours ago

Protest for Bayfair Underpass Aug. 25

Friederike from Matua

We need you!
Please bring your family or friends and come this Sunday Aug. 25 from 1.30pm to 2.30pm to the Bayfair Underpass for pedestrians and cyclists. There is a very worthwhile protest taking place about losing the underpass due to the cancellation of the government funding for it.
We have … View more
We need you!
Please bring your family or friends and come this Sunday Aug. 25 from 1.30pm to 2.30pm to the Bayfair Underpass for pedestrians and cyclists. There is a very worthwhile protest taking place about losing the underpass due to the cancellation of the government funding for it.
We have already too many cars on the roads.

Lets do our bit to help encourage people to leave their cars at home and set a great example for our kids!

9 hours ago

Naming policy survey closes soon!

Communications from Tauranga City Council

Do you agree we should better reflect our Māori heritage in the names we choose for streets, reserves, public places, community facilities and infrastructure? Take our short survey by 5pm on Monday: www.surveymonkey.com...

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10 hours ago

Make a bold statement...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Tauranga

Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find … View more
Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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18 hours ago

AMI, sharing community kindness!

AMI Insurance - Head office

When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and … View more
When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.

To read more about this inspiring act of kindness visit the AMI Hub.

#OurKindaKindness
Visit us online

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1 day ago

Where are the best property deals?

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property … View more
Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property deals might be click here.

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1 day ago

Are you waiting for surgery? We'd love to chat

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi neighbours - we're looking to chat with people who have experienced the following:

-Have been waiting for surgery that the hospital keeps postponing.
-Have been told they can't get on the waiting list for surgery due to their debilitating condition not being "serious" … View more
Hi neighbours - we're looking to chat with people who have experienced the following:

-Have been waiting for surgery that the hospital keeps postponing.
-Have been told they can't get on the waiting list for surgery due to their debilitating condition not being "serious" enough.

If you're happy to chat and potentially be part of a story about this, please get in touch with Thomas through his email: thomas.coughlan@stuff.co.nz

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1 day ago

Lash + Brow + Shape Special

Christine from Body Treatments

Birthday Month and Winter Warmer Special - 25% off Lash and brow tint and shape when you mention this post until the end of August. Now only $30 !!! phone 5706270

1 day ago

Lead and inspire the next generation

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Study in the Bay!

Meet Te Rumate Mahutoto who shares “I graduated from Awanuiārangi with a degree accredited by the Teaching Council NZ, benefitting from a teaching team that has taught in early years centres, primary, intermediate and secondary schools, Kura Kaupapa Māori, rūmaki and … View more
Study in the Bay!

Meet Te Rumate Mahutoto who shares “I graduated from Awanuiārangi with a degree accredited by the Teaching Council NZ, benefitting from a teaching team that has taught in early years centres, primary, intermediate and secondary schools, Kura Kaupapa Māori, rūmaki and bilingual contexts. Teaching is not only about knowledge and skills but the desire to empower potential and make a difference. I am now teaching in a Year 3/4 bilingual class, and I am looking at doing a Master’s programme”.

You too can help facilitate the learning journey of future leaders. Study with us in 2020!
Find out more

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1 day ago

CAMRY ATEVA 2003

Debbie from Bellevue

2003 Camry ateva
done 226487 km
interior in very good condition
good tires
service due now but have always serviced vehicle
good paint job but some fading
has current warrant and fitness and new registration an all good runner

Price: $4,000

2 days ago

20-30% OFF Selected Shell Motor Oils!

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Tauranga Durham Street

No matter what the drive, Shell engine oils provide superior protection against engine stress.

If you want ultimate engine performance, choose Shell Helix at Beaurepaires and get 20-30% off selected packs!*

Buy in-store or online now.

Hurry offer ends 25th August 2019.

Terms & Conditions:… View more
No matter what the drive, Shell engine oils provide superior protection against engine stress.

If you want ultimate engine performance, choose Shell Helix at Beaurepaires and get 20-30% off selected packs!*

Buy in-store or online now.

Hurry offer ends 25th August 2019.

Terms & Conditions:
The 20-30% discount on selected shell motor oils is valid for purchases in-store and online at www.beaurepaires.co.nz... between 12 August – 25 August 2019 (inclusive). For a full list of eligible products please visit beaurepaires.co.nz.... Offer applies to cash, EFTPOS, credit, and finance transactions. Standard finance criteria and charges apply to finance transactions. Offer excludes fleet, commercial and trade customers. Available at participating Beaurepaires stores nationwide. Whilst stocks last.

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