Tauranga City, Tauranga

21 days ago

Calling all Small Business Owners!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

This is your final chance to grab our FREE 3-month Premium Business Listing

Usually $150, your 3-month Premium Listing enables you to reach thousands of people who live around your business! Find friendly locals who want your services, introduce your team and share what makes you stand out from… View more
This is your final chance to grab our FREE 3-month Premium Business Listing

Usually $150, your 3-month Premium Listing enables you to reach thousands of people who live around your business! Find friendly locals who want your services, introduce your team and share what makes you stand out from the rest.

There's no catches and no hidden fees. It's just our small way of saying thank you for playing such an essential part in our communities.

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21 days ago

Tauranga Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2020 - 10 & 11 October 2020

Peace from Tauranga City

Come along to our amazing FREE weekend market of: Healthy lifestyles, Vegan living, Nutrition, Mind-body medicine, Natural Therapies, Herbal Medicine, Organic Skin/Body, Readings, Vegan food, Massage, Recycled Wood furniture, Yoga & MORE!
Great Food, Great People, Great Vibes ….
Tauranga … View more
Come along to our amazing FREE weekend market of: Healthy lifestyles, Vegan living, Nutrition, Mind-body medicine, Natural Therapies, Herbal Medicine, Organic Skin/Body, Readings, Vegan food, Massage, Recycled Wood furniture, Yoga & MORE!
Great Food, Great People, Great Vibes ….
Tauranga Wellbeing & Vegan Market, 10-11 October, Otumoetai Sports and Recreation Club, 90 Tilby Drive, Fergusson Park, Matua, 10am-4pm, FREE ENTRY!

21 days ago

Get Saving!

NumberWorks'nWords Tauranga

We thought this was amazing. What a great way to teach your children the value of saving and getting them to add up the money is a fun way to do some maths. You could try using different bottles and different coins here in NZ.

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21 days ago

Window Inserts

Jason from Window and Door Rescue

Want to keep the original look with your windows but with an improved performance? We can remove the old sash n fix panel and put in a new double glazed insert. This will reduce your heat loss considerably . This original window was 3mm of glass and the new one has two 5mm panes of glass .give … View moreWant to keep the original look with your windows but with an improved performance? We can remove the old sash n fix panel and put in a new double glazed insert. This will reduce your heat loss considerably . This original window was 3mm of glass and the new one has two 5mm panes of glass .give Jason a call today for a free quote 02108523287

21 days ago

Buy Once, Buy Well

Owner from Curtain Clean BOP Ltd

Why we have an endless fascination with mid-century modern. There’s just something about mid-century design (MCD) that captures the imagination. The architecture is emblematic, exciting, and nostalgic. It’s close enough in our history to feel familiar, yet far enough away to be inspirational.
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Why we have an endless fascination with mid-century modern. There’s just something about mid-century design (MCD) that captures the imagination. The architecture is emblematic, exciting, and nostalgic. It’s close enough in our history to feel familiar, yet far enough away to be inspirational.
We live in such a completely different way, that interiors of the 50s, 60s and 70s are responding to social behaviours and cues that are no longer the norm, so there’s something contradictory yet enthralling. It touched our generation, our parents, and grandparents, near enough to be real in a way that period antiques of the early 20th century and older, seem more relic-like – exciting sure, but less tangible somehow, coming from a world we can’t really imagine.

MCM exists in the post war world, reflecting a vibrant period of social, technological and political change where design was ground-breaking, architecture brave and sculptural. To those who may have felt that mid-century, retro design has been a passing fad, sit back down! Mid-century style continues to inspire and excite showing its face in new architecture and interior design.

As such, the choice to invest in or keep an original piece of mid-century design is a sound one. Not only are you engaging with something the interior world considers usable in perpetuity, you are continuing a legacy of stewardship and conservation of an important part of our design heritage.

In a world where capitalism has spent our lives teaching us to consume and discard, we are now moving rapidly towards an ideal of longevity and sustainability. So, when you make the decision to ‘adopt’ a classic piece of design, you are giving it another chance to invigorate an interior, and careful consideration to its conservation opens up a world of upholstery opportunities.

There are several main fabric types that seem to perpetuate and have the “flavour” or sentiment of mid-century style whilst also being suitable for upholstery. Simple textures allow the shape of a piece to stand out, warm wools will hug the shapes of these designs, while boucle feels completely relevant to this period.

Fortunately, there are a lot of careful and respectful retailers and upholsterers devoted to the maintenance and celebration of these stunning pieces.

Over the next few weeks we will hear from local upholsterers and retailers of MCD furniture who are equally as passionate about the style and their process for restoring these popular pieces of furniture.
With locations in Sydney and Auckland the owners of Tangerine and Teal Sasha and Vanessa were raised in a home surrounded by art and likely learned their appreciation for a cultivated aesthetic. Some of the well-known brands you may find with Vanessa in Auckland include Otto Larsen, Don, Jon Jansen, and Parker and in Sydney with Sacha you are likely to find Fler, Snelling, Featherston, Parker and Wrightbuilt.

What do you love about mid-century furniture and design?
Simple clean lines and great design feature in the majority of MCM furniture pieces, they are timeless in design and look great mixed in with contemporary pieces to give character and nostalgia to your home.

What items are you always looking out for?
We don’t import furniture from overseas and instead focus our search locally for interesting pieces by local New Zealand and Australian designers who are often underrated on the world stage but have great designs. Recently Vanessa restored and sold a lovely sideboard by New Zealand designer Rudi Schwarz and here in Sydney I just sold a rare dining suite by George Korody.

How did you come to select the fabrics for these stunning pieces?
The Mokum Mondrian Noir was selected for the pair of Parker furniture armchairs, originally these 60s chairs were always produced with wool cushion covers so the construction was a good fit. The Mondarian style black and white pattern is synonymous with the era and compliments the simple lines of the chairs.

The Piet Blanc was selected by our clients to reupholster their 70s Tessa armchairs. The luxurious soft texture in the white colour suited the stuffed cushions and brought luxury and style to the chairs in their setting overlooking the ocean in the northern beaches.
Quality and good design will stand for as long as we continue to look after and celebrate it. Classic pieces will transcend movements of the moment and will continue to add quirk and personality to your interior.

It also reminds us that new pieces bought now can be considered an investment, a collectible of the future, something to be treasured and enjoyed. As such, it’s important to consider with new furniture, buying pieces that evoke something in you – don’t think about fashion or trend, this is something you will be using and looking at daily for years to come, so compromise should not be an option! It should be a decision you are EXCITED about making.

Buying from reputable manufacturers, designer/makers and brands who stand by their quality and craftsmanship will ensure longevity – a legacy piece that generations of the future will be able to re-love, refurbish, and be inspired by.

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21 days ago

This Saturday..

Maree from Otumoetai

All clothing just $2!! All shoes just $4!!... fantastic bargains to be had. Quality women's clothing.

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21 days ago

Mass recall of popular reusable coffee cups

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Reusable coffee cup manufacturer Biopak has issued a recall for some products, due to the possibility of part of the cup detaching when liquid is present.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) issued the recall on September 30, advising people to stop using it immediately … View more
Reusable coffee cup manufacturer Biopak has issued a recall for some products, due to the possibility of part of the cup detaching when liquid is present.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) issued the recall on September 30, advising people to stop using it immediately as a user could be burnt or scalded.

What you need to know:

- Contact Biopak or ring 0800 246 725 to get a refund on faulty items.

- The products were sold from January 2013 to September 2020

- All resuable coffee cups (8oz, 12oz, 16oz) in plain green or white should be
returned to Biopak.

- Those with custom names “SexieCoffie”, “Columbit”, “Echo”, “Hedland”, “Crop to Cup” or “Home Grain”. Should be returned immediately.

To find out more about this recall, see the government recall website.

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21 days ago

NEED HELP WITH YOUR SLIDING DOOR?

Exceed - we fix windows & doors

IS YOUR SLIDING DOOR NOT SLIDING PROPERLY??
The biggest issue that makes doors prone to coming off the tracks is lack of maintenance. Sliding doors, like all the other parts and systems in your home, require regular cleaning and maintenance ⚒
NEED SOMEONE TO SORT THIS OUT FOR YOU??

Exceed we fix… View more
IS YOUR SLIDING DOOR NOT SLIDING PROPERLY??
The biggest issue that makes doors prone to coming off the tracks is lack of maintenance. Sliding doors, like all the other parts and systems in your home, require regular cleaning and maintenance ⚒
NEED SOMEONE TO SORT THIS OUT FOR YOU??

Exceed we fix windows & doors team can help you with any issues with your sliding door.

Book a visit with us and let our experts get to the bottom of the issue, replace parts and make recommendations to get your door sliding smoothly again! ?

Every time you book a visit with us you support a Kiwi business and family. Buy local to support locals ????

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22 days 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 2021!
Find out more

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22 days ago

Good neighbour urgently looking for helpers

Friederike from Matua

I am forwarding this in the name of "Good neighbour":

We are currently looking for two or three people who will commit to helping Good Neighbour. in a slightly later shift. We are finding that with the increase in food and the extra sorting and other related tasks that cleaning, and end … View more
I am forwarding this in the name of "Good neighbour":

We are currently looking for two or three people who will commit to helping Good Neighbour. in a slightly later shift. We are finding that with the increase in food and the extra sorting and other related tasks that cleaning, and end of day tasks are not being done.

This shift is will be from 1.30pm until approx.3pm. Some of the things that will be required for this later shift will include cleaning the lunch room, prepping the trucks for the next day, cleaning bathrooms, sorting the freezer, vacuuming the office areas, helping to unload pellets.

Please let me know if you, or someone you know might be interested in helping out with this shift. We would really appreciate the help for this shift.

Nga mihi nui

Sharon Richmond

Food Rescue

M: 020 4102 5239

E: sharon@goodneighbour.co.nz

W: www.goodneighbour.co.nz...

22 days ago

VERY CHEAP PROJECTOR FOR SALE

Ben from Mount Maunganui

I bought this 5 Star Rated InFocus Screenplay 5700 Projector for close to $10,000 NZ dollars about 15yrs ago and its still much better quality picture than most pub projectors these days. I have not used it for about 4 years but I can show you just how good it works. It does need a new bulb which … View moreI bought this 5 Star Rated InFocus Screenplay 5700 Projector for close to $10,000 NZ dollars about 15yrs ago and its still much better quality picture than most pub projectors these days. I have not used it for about 4 years but I can show you just how good it works. It does need a new bulb which you can get on Ebay for $151.00 (NZ) and I cannot find the remote which you can buy on Ebay for $84.79 (NZ). You can use the projector without the remote though. Feel free to contact me should you be interested. Link to owner manual is below and feel free to read this projectors glowing reviews.
www.projectorcentral.com...
Regards
Ben 021 090 47416

Price: $750

28 days ago

Historic Village

Communications from Tauranga City Council

The Historic Village survey is closing soon – Friday, 25 September! Tell us what you like, what improvements we could make and how you see it operating in the future ✨

Take the survey now.

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22 days ago

CLOCK REPAIR

Jeryl from Papamoa Beach

I am hoping to find a clock repairer - Papamoa - Mount or further afield around Tauranga...574-4088 - otherwise will have to go to a jeweller...

23 days ago

Win a Vegepod worth over $500.

Mark Stevens Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Until the 11th of October, purchase a regional newspaper or the Sunday Star-Times, find the daily code and go into win 1 of 100 medium vegepod and trolley stands. Find out more

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23 days ago

Updating squeaky

Debbie from Papamoa Beach

She is doing well eating and exploring very vocal likes to talk a lot can’t pick her up yet though the vet has sent through a breakdown of her invoice thanks heaps to those who made a donation if anyone else can help anything is a appreciated

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