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33 days ago

ANNUAL BOOK SALE - BOOKS WANTED NOW PLEASE!

Margaret from Greerton - Parkvale

BOOKS WANTED - DROP-OFF PLACES ARE NOW OPEN
Harbour City Lions Annual Booksale -
If you have good quality books, jigsaws, DVD's or CD's to donate to our Annual Booksale in November, NOW is the time to get them together and take them to any of these drop-off points:
You can leave … View more
BOOKS WANTED - DROP-OFF PLACES ARE NOW OPEN
Harbour City Lions Annual Booksale -
If you have good quality books, jigsaws, DVD's or CD's to donate to our Annual Booksale in November, NOW is the time to get them together and take them to any of these drop-off points:
You can leave them at these places:
Harvey Norman, Cameron Rd
Wet & Forget, Chapel St Centre
Countdown Bethlehem Town Centre
Gilmores Tauranga Crossing
Bunnings DIY SectionJean Batten Drive, Mt Maunganui
Please no videos, magazines, or encyclopedias - phone 5767105 or 021 0645360.

34 days ago

Things to Consider When Exploring Blind & Curtain Ideas

Owner from Curtain Clean BOP Ltd

Hoping to buy blinds or curtains but feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the choices? You might walk into a store with great curtain ideas but it’s easy to lose focus when you see all the options on the shelves.
Did you know that blinds and curtains can be energy efficient? Did you know there are… View more
Hoping to buy blinds or curtains but feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the choices? You might walk into a store with great curtain ideas but it’s easy to lose focus when you see all the options on the shelves.
Did you know that blinds and curtains can be energy efficient? Did you know there are more types of blinds that the typical shutters? There’s so much to consider!

To help you narrow down your options, here are some tips to pick the right blinds and curtains that work best for you:

1. Colour
Your choice of colour will be among the main priorities when choosing the ideal blinds or window curtains. Getting the wrong colour can ruin the aesthetic value of the whole room.
The wrong colours on the wrong windows can also lead to quick degradation. If you use strong colours like blood red on windows where the sun shines often, the colours could fade quickly. Go around this by choosing blinds or curtains with nude or neutral light colours, ensuring they’ll still look good even after fading a bit.

2. Measurements
Your second step is to make sure you get the right measurements. The general rule of thumb is that your blinds or curtain panels should be longer and wider than your windows. Drapes should go down to the floor.

If you want to make your windows and walls look bigger than they are, include a few inches above the window. Hanging your curtains 4-5 inches above the window frame creates an illusion of length.


3. Material
Blinds come in all shapes and sizes. Generic blinds like shutters or slats use aluminium or wood. Sheers use glass and these are great if you want to filter out light and striking glares in the room.

Curtains, on the other hand, come in too many options. Most use cotton, wool, silk, and linen. Thicker curtain fabric is great if you want to control temperature and prevent bright light from seeping into the room. Lighter fabric is better when you want to keep the airflow circulating.

Material choice will also affect your budget. It goes without saying that the stronger and more functional materials will cost more.

4. Style
Getting the right fabric, right measurements, and the right colour won’t do you much good if the style of the blinds or curtains doesn’t click with your personal preferences.

There are a lot of stylistic blinds and curtain ideas to choose from. Do you want to stick with plain colours and a sleek design for a modern look? Will you go for deep colours, embroidery, and frills for a Victorian or Edwardian aesthetic?

Blinds can be boring, white with no style at all, or as unique as vertical sheers using rotating glass materials.

5. Ease of Use
Generic blinds are easy to use; you have one line to pull to open or shut the blinds and another line to rotate the individual panels. Cheap curtains require you to pull them open by hand and then tie them manually but you may find a few affordable choices with their own rope.

In short, make sure you check if the curtains and blinds are easy to use. You don’t want to spend more time than you have to only to open your window and look outside.

6. Safety for Kids and Pets
Keep reading: www.curtainclean.co.nz...

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34 days ago

Avocado wood wanted for School Hangi

Mark from Mount Maunganui

If you are about to heavy prune your avocado tree(s) please let me know. I am looking for 2 meter long straight branches - 10-20cm thick for the Mount Primary School Hangi for 2022 (need to get them now to dry them out). I'm looking for a couple of trailer loads.

34 days ago

Is Technology Driving you Crazy?

Kevin from Athena Solutions & Services Ltd

Are you having computer, Wi-Fi or general IT related issues? are you fed up with things not working when they should? are you looking for affordable, friendly and local IT and technology support?
If so please get in touch.

No job too small, just give me a call - Kevin 022 3521 402

I come to you … View more
Are you having computer, Wi-Fi or general IT related issues? are you fed up with things not working when they should? are you looking for affordable, friendly and local IT and technology support?
If so please get in touch.

No job too small, just give me a call - Kevin 022 3521 402

I come to you and specialize in providing one to one support and I pride myself on being easy to talk to, flexible and affordable.

I am a Microsoft certified professional. I can advise, train and support problems with computers, laptops, smartphones and TV's. Internet, email and social media problems as well as lots more.

Look out for me driving around your area and give me a wave!

Cheers Kevin
0223 521 402
www.athenasolutions.co.nz...

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34 days ago

Real Estate in Alert Level 2

Matt from Matt Wineera - Ray White Bayfair- Beach Realty Ltd, REAA 2008

Real Estate in Alert Level 2

All real estate professionals must comply with public health requirements
ie social distancing, wear face masks, use hand sanitiser, sanitise any surfaces touched, provide QR code & hygiene notices at open homes and private viewings

We can, if we comply with … View more
Real Estate in Alert Level 2

All real estate professionals must comply with public health requirements
ie social distancing, wear face masks, use hand sanitiser, sanitise any surfaces touched, provide QR code & hygiene notices at open homes and private viewings

We can, if we comply with the health requirements

* Appraise your home
* List your home for sale
* Provide you with a listing agreement for your signature
* Market your property - professionals (photographers or home stagers) can visit your property
* Have an open home limited to 50 people
* Have private viewings

You can contact me on 0274951536 for further real estate info

34 days ago

Lovely new furniture in today

The Team from Red Cross Shop Greerton

We are at 199 Chadwick Road in the Greerton village and we have new furniture in today. Come on in and find your next treasure.
We are open 9-5 Monday to Friday and 9-3 on Saturday.
We are looking for special people to come and join the team at Greerton. So if you have some time you could commit … View more
We are at 199 Chadwick Road in the Greerton village and we have new furniture in today. Come on in and find your next treasure.
We are open 9-5 Monday to Friday and 9-3 on Saturday.
We are looking for special people to come and join the team at Greerton. So if you have some time you could commit each week to volunteering come in and have a chat to Leanne Shaz or Linda.

34 days ago

The Plant Hotel

Maria from Pyes Pa

The Plant Hotel is back! Rescuing plants and animals. You are invite to donate you pre loved garden plants and implements to the Plant Hotel, profits will be donated to Vadas Angels Animal Rescue in a giant plant garage sale in November/ December. Please donate plants to 59 Grantston drive in … View moreThe Plant Hotel is back! Rescuing plants and animals. You are invite to donate you pre loved garden plants and implements to the Plant Hotel, profits will be donated to Vadas Angels Animal Rescue in a giant plant garage sale in November/ December. Please donate plants to 59 Grantston drive in Pyes Pa.

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35 days ago

Māori Language Week 💚

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Western Bay of Plenty

We hope everyone is enjoying Māori Language Week 💚

Today, we thought we'd share two common phrases which you can start to practice and use when talking to your friends, whānau or work colleagues.

Ngā mihi nui | Thanks so much
Kia pai te rā | Have a good day

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37 days ago

Happy Māori Language Week

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation Western Bay of Plenty

Ngā mihi o te wiki o te reo Māori e hoa mā | Happy Māori Language Week

Māori Language Week has officially started across Aotearoa. Throughout the week, we will be posting common words which you can start to use in everyday conversations such as kia pai te rā which means have a great day ⭐

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35 days ago

Masks Made to order.

Philip from Maungatapu

Masks are now compulsory, so why not have one that you can easily wash, they are lined light cotton, you can choose from a number of prints, adults $8.00 each or 2 for $14.00, children $6.00 or 2 for $10.00 Phone 5446015 or 0212063895

Negotiable

35 days ago

Noticed anything different?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you … View more
It's te wiki o te reo Māori, and to celebrate this awesome initiative, we've given our logo a little update.

'Haporitanga' means 'the many principles and actions of being a community' and we think it's a great way to express what Neighbourly is.

Are you keen to dive straight into te wiki? Here's a video by our mates at Stuff showing five te reo words that every person from across the motu (country) needs to know.

For more coverage on Māori language week, click the 'See more' button below.

Ngā manaakitanga!
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36 days ago

Free Range Eggs Saturday Matua, Sunday Welcome Bay

Bianca from Gate Pa

from 9am Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Matua - Levers Road by Bowling Club.
Welcome Bay - Best Start Daycare Welcome Bay Carpark (by first dairy).

$12 a tray of 20.
$6 for a half tray.
$4 for a half doz. … View more
from 9am Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Matua - Levers Road by Bowling Club.
Welcome Bay - Best Start Daycare Welcome Bay Carpark (by first dairy).

$12 a tray of 20.
$6 for a half tray.
$4 for a half doz.

Fresh each week all the way from Levin.

Please feel free to look for us on Facebook - Tauranga Free Range Eggs !

Price: $12

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36 days ago

TEN PIN: 50s+

Les from Papamoa Beach

WEDNESDAYS 1pm @ 10 PIN TAURANGA. 135 13TH AVENUE. Play for fun but keep the score. Very occasionally competitive. phone Glenda 0212578678

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36 days ago

Masks Made to order.

Philip from Maungatapu

Masks now are compulsory, so why not have one that you can easy wash, they are lined and you can choose from a number of prints for adults
$8.00 each or 2 for $14.00. children's $6.00 each
Phone 5446015 or 0212063895
Liz

Negotiable

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