81 days 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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More messages from your neighbours
15 hours ago

Have a DIY white Christmas in your backyard!

Administrator from Curtain Clean Bop Ltd

Many kids (and adults!) in NZ dream of a white Christmas; they see it snowing on TV and wonder how the portly Santa can possibly deliver their presents while wearing all those wooly clothes!


While there’s nothing that we can do about the temperature, besides cranking up the fan, we have a few DIY ideas about how you can add a touch of Christmas magic to your backyard.


• False Snow
It may never snow here in NZ, when the kids awaken on Christmas day, you can certainly make it look like it has! Make your own easy, false snow with only shaving cream and baking soda.

Simply:
• Empty 2 boxes of baking soda into a bowl,
• Mix a complete 500 ml can of shaving foam, and thoroughly stir.

You could also add white glitter to give the snow some of that early-morning sparkle. If you want more, just adjust the ingredient levels.

Keep the snow in the fridge until you want to use it. That way, when you give it to the kids to make mini-snowmen and snowballs in the backyard, it’ll be cold—just like the real thing! Homemade snow is completely safe and washable with water, so sprinkle some around your trampoline for some extra excitement on Christmas day.

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14 hours ago

pamphlet distrbution

Ross from Hairini

I have a no advertising material notice on my letterbox and yet my letterbox still gets stuffed filled with pamphlets. these people need to learn to read and abide by people who do not want as it is illegal to post when a notice is on the letterbox

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1 day ago

Lost Jack Russell white and brown

Catherine from Gate Pa

Our Jack Russell was spooked by the thunder and lightning on Sunday night in the Gate Pa area. Please if you find Shy Boy, ring me on 0211496831 or 0275744472.