Welcome Bay, Tauranga

9 days ago

Learn basic everyday digital skills

Kanorau Digital

Our short course will give you the skills to stay connected with your whānau and friends.

Learn how to get online safely and navigate websites and apps with confidence.

We’ll show you how to:

• send and check emails
• use tools to create, organise, and connect with… View more
Our short course will give you the skills to stay connected with your whānau and friends.

Learn how to get online safely and navigate websites and apps with confidence.

We’ll show you how to:

• send and check emails
• use tools to create, organise, and connect with the digital world
• solve common problems using online resources
• explore day-to-day tasks such as online shopping and banking
• stay safe when you’re online
• online and face-to-face class options available

Free classes | Book now - 0800 526 672
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9 days ago

Dog crate.

Paul from Tauranga City

Collapsible dog crate with removable plastic tray. Size L1230 x H830 x W740.
Serviceable condition.

Price: $60

9 days ago

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make

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

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make

What are your non-negotiables?

Before you even turn to Google, sit down and write out your property deal-breakers

* Which suburbs would you most like to live?
* Do you like the neighbouring suburbs?
* Are local schools… View more
Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make

What are your non-negotiables?

Before you even turn to Google, sit down and write out your property deal-breakers

* Which suburbs would you most like to live?
* Do you like the neighbouring suburbs?
* Are local schools a consideration?
* What’s the proximity to shops, sports facilities, cafes, restaurants etc?
* What are the dream features of your home?
* Is a garden or balcony important?
* How many bedrooms do you need?
* Do you need a garage?
* Do your desirables fall within your budget?

How much does it cost to buy property
Deposit
How much are you willing to pay upfront to secure your home?
The simple truth is that the more deposit you pay, the more likely you are to get a loan.
Of course, it depends on your lender and their rules, as well as your financial situation.
You may be eligible for government help if you’re buying your first home.

Other Costs
Property inspection reports are not compulsory, but it is a good idea to get a house inspection to uncover any likelihood of hidden costs you have to pay once you’ve bought the property.
We recommend you choose a property inspector who has professional indemnity insurance and carries out their work in accordance with the New Zealand Property Inspection Standards

When you have purchased your new home sit back and relax. You deserve it.

Have a confidential chat with me about anything real estate 0274 951 536

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9 days ago

Here's a cool idea for communicating with your neighbours without technology or breaching alert level rules...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while … View more
Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while also looking out for others in your community.

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9 days ago

Power company's price's where can I find them

Graham from Pyes Pa

Any body have web site for power company's price's

9 days ago

An Insight into Viscose

Owner from Curtain Clean BOP Ltd

Viscose, or Rayon, was the first regenerated fibre to be manufactured for commercial production in the early 1900s.


As a fabric, it is able to emulate the extremely soft handle and subtle sheen of natural fibres, whilst being more cost effective to produce. Therefore, resulting in the … View more
Viscose, or Rayon, was the first regenerated fibre to be manufactured for commercial production in the early 1900s.


As a fabric, it is able to emulate the extremely soft handle and subtle sheen of natural fibres, whilst being more cost effective to produce. Therefore, resulting in the continued popularity of viscose in fashion and soft furnishings.


Although viscose begins as a natural fibre, it is different from products like linen and cotton because it undergoes a manufacturing process. During this process, wood pulp is dissolved in alkali to make the solution called viscose, which is then squeezed through a nozzle or spinneret into an acid bath to create filaments called regenerated cellulose, and finally spun into yarn.


As with all natural fibres, viscose has a unique personality and requires special care. In this article we will discuss the characteristics of this versatile fabric, whether it is the right choice for your next project, and its unexpected enemy – H2O.

Characteristics of Viscose:
• Soft Handle
• Luxurious appearance and subtle natural lustre.
• Viscose yarn absorbs and holds dye well. Especially when piece dyed, a viscose product has the ability to reflect vibrant and bold colour.
• Can be engineered to resemble other natural fibres such as linen cotton and silk, while in most instances, can be more cost effective.
• Absorbent fibre and less durable when wet. We recommend that fabric qualities with a high percentage of viscose yarn are not washed or spot cleaned with water. Due to the absorbent nature of the yarn, spot cleaning can result in watermarks occurring.
• Dry Cleanable. In most cases we recommend a professional dry clean for compositions with a high amount of viscose.
• Low thermal retention. This characteristic mostly applies to the fashion apparel industry. Being a cellulose based fibre, it does not retain heat as well.
• As with all natural fibres, viscose can be susceptible to fading in direct sunlight due to the extreme UV conditions in Australasia. We recommend you are mindful of where natural fibres are situated in the home. In a drapery situation we always recommend a quality lining.
• For interior textiles, a fabric with a component of viscose yarn is extremely versatile and can be used in drapery, upholstery and accessory applications. We don’t typically recommend viscose fabrics to be used for bedding due to the fibre generally being dry clean only.
• A fabric that contains a viscose component can have the same fabric dye processes, finishes and printing applications as other natural fibres.



Keep reading: www.curtainclean.co.nz...

10 days ago

Your oasis awaits at The Bayview

Oceania Healthcare

Your oasis awaits at The Bayview.

There’s a hidden oasis located on the sunny slopes of Tauranga, and it’s waiting for you to call it home. As soon as you set foot in The Bayview, you’ll not only be met with breathtaking views of the harbour and Mount Maunganui, but a vibrant and … View more
Your oasis awaits at The Bayview.

There’s a hidden oasis located on the sunny slopes of Tauranga, and it’s waiting for you to call it home. As soon as you set foot in The Bayview, you’ll not only be met with breathtaking views of the harbour and Mount Maunganui, but a vibrant and close-knit community too.

With such amazing neighbours and activities at your doorstep, it’s never been easier to make friends and live the lifestyle you want; whether that’s a group class at the gym, a friendly game of bowls on the green, or enjoying the sun in our landscaped gardens.

Since every apartment comes with stylish fittings and open-plan living, there’s nothing you won’t love about your brand new home. Though you will have to leave it at some point, because as a welcome gift, we’re giving away a $5,000 luxury holiday with every apartment sold in October and November.

With so much on offer, there’s been no better time to move to The Bayview. To learn more, call Trudi on 0800 333 688 today.

*Terms and conditions apply, including eligibility criteria. Limited time offer.
Offer only applies to applications for independent living apartments at The Bayview, Tauranga. Holiday vouchers valued at $5000 will be provided for use with a third party service provider. Only one voucher per apartment. Vouchers are non-transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
Full terms and conditions available at https://www.oceaniahealthcare.co.nz/current-offers.
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10 days ago

Fridge/Freezer Whirlpool

Ian from Maungatapu

Size 550x670x1563 Ideal bar/drinks as second fridge Phone Ian 021 977 980

Price: $75

10 days ago

Happy National Gardening Week! 👩‍🌾🍅

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our … View more
This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our hapori.

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10 days ago

Wanted Gazebo

Pat from Pyes Pa

Wanted Gazebo. 3m x 3m. good condition.

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10 days ago

Cot

Louise from Bethlehem

Strong, sturdy NZ made. Some teeth marks on the railing. Can be set at different levels. 0212658715

Price: $90

11 days ago

Looking for a job?

Competenz

Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our … View more
Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our CV Builder tool to create a professional CV with the right information to get the attention of employers.

Check out our CV builder here. Or keep an eye on our Job Board for new opportunities!
Check out our Job Board

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11 days ago

How important is sustainability to you?

Stuff from Neighbourly Nz

Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchersView more
Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchers from the Restaurant Association of New Zealand.
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12 days ago

Grow an extra row

Yates

While some Kiwis are enjoying home grown vegies, many are going without vegetables altogether.

This National Gardening Week we’re encouraging gardeners to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

To help get your … View more
While some Kiwis are enjoying home grown vegies, many are going without vegetables altogether.

This National Gardening Week we’re encouraging gardeners to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

To help get your extra row underway Yates is lending a helping hand.

Just register online HERE between 1st and 25th October to receive a FREE packet of Yates Vegie Seeds.

Once you’ve grown your vegies to share (or if you have spare now) please visit HERE to find a list of the organisations that would welcome your donation of fresh homegrown vegies.
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12 days ago

Why should I update my will?​

Public Trust

Just like times change, so should your will – so it’s important to keep it up to date. ​

You’ve built a life around the things and people that matter most. An up-to-date will is the best way to protect your legacy and share it with the people you love. ​

If you last made… View more
Just like times change, so should your will – so it’s important to keep it up to date. ​

You’ve built a life around the things and people that matter most. An up-to-date will is the best way to protect your legacy and share it with the people you love. ​

If you last made a will back in the days of cassette tapes and telethons, it may be time for an update. ​
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