Kaitaia-Mangonui, Te Kao

96 days ago

Help people in the Pacific threatened by measles outbreaks

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

Right now in the Pacific there is a life-threatening measles outbreak, and children are most at risk.
Outbreaks have been declared in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Thousands of people have been affected, and many thousands more are at risk as health authorities and medical professionals race to prevent … View more
Right now in the Pacific there is a life-threatening measles outbreak, and children are most at risk.
Outbreaks have been declared in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Thousands of people have been affected, and many thousands more are at risk as health authorities and medical professionals race to prevent the spread and impact of this disease.
Red Cross volunteers are working closely with Ministries of Health to support both response and prevention activities. Hundreds of people have already visited the mobile vaccination site at Samoa Red Cross.

You can help too. Donate to the Pacific Disaster Fund now to support this emergency response.

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96 days ago

Are your dog’s food portions right?

Coopers Pet Kitchen

Coopers Pet Kitchen can help with that… simply answer 8 quick questions about your dog and we’ll create a personalised menu and measuring cup to take the guesswork out of mealtime.

Special launch offer: treat your furry friend to a premium New Zealand made 8kg bag of our Lamb and Fish … View more
Coopers Pet Kitchen can help with that… simply answer 8 quick questions about your dog and we’ll create a personalised menu and measuring cup to take the guesswork out of mealtime.

Special launch offer: treat your furry friend to a premium New Zealand made 8kg bag of our Lamb and Fish Recipe for just $47, normal retail price $94 each. Offer expires 18/12/19.

It’s so easy that any member of the family can help serve up the perfect portion every time and keep your dog in tip-top condition.
Get your dog's plan

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97 days ago

Give the gift that keeps on giving

Mags4Gifts

This Christmas, save up to 30% off your favourite magazine titles like NZ Gardener, NZ House & Garden, TV Guide and many other magazine titles.

Visit Mags4gifts or call 0800 624 444 to order! Sale ends Boxing Day 2019.

T&Cs apply.
Order now

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97 days ago

Will you trade in your old lifejacket?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Coastguard is offering discounts on new lifejackets if you trade in your old one, with the Old4New van coming to Houhora and Whangaroa on December 8, and Mangonui on December 9 and 14. Will you trade in your old lifejacket this summer?

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97 days ago

Consumer NZ says nine out of 20 sunscreens don't provide protection they claim

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Does the sunscreen you use offer the protection it claims on the label?

Consumer NZ has found nine out of 20 sunscreens they tested do not.

To read more, click here.

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97 days ago

Is demolition best for older houses?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Kaipara District Council plans to demolish 24 pensioner flats and have new ones built - in part because of the high costs of Healthy Homes standards. Do you think demolition is the best course of action? How else can older homes be made suitable? Does the Healthy Homes standards put you off renting… View moreKaipara District Council plans to demolish 24 pensioner flats and have new ones built - in part because of the high costs of Healthy Homes standards. Do you think demolition is the best course of action? How else can older homes be made suitable? Does the Healthy Homes standards put you off renting out your house?

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98 days ago

Great NZ Santa Run

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

🎅🏼 Entries are now open for the 2019 Great NZ Santa Run!!

A 2-3km fun run/walk in a Santa suit!

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98 days ago

The NZ House & Garden House Tours are selling fast!

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to the Bay of Islands! Step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. For the last eleven years, the magazine has handpicked… View moreNZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to the Bay of Islands! Step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. For the last eleven years, the magazine has handpicked five fabulous locations around the country and this time we are delighted to be heading to the Bay of Islands as one of our 5 locations. Book Friday 14 February 2020 into your calendar and secure your tickets now for an inspiring day out exploring your backyard. Head to our website for more information.

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98 days ago

Looking for help to get your home holiday ready?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, with summer and the festive season just around the corner, it's a great time to spruce up your home or give it a seasonal makeover. And if you're stuck for ideas, we can help!

Resene's colour and technical experts will be joining us on Homed from 7pm tonight (Weds … View more
Hey neighbours, with summer and the festive season just around the corner, it's a great time to spruce up your home or give it a seasonal makeover. And if you're stuck for ideas, we can help!

Resene's colour and technical experts will be joining us on Homed from 7pm tonight (Weds 20 Nov) to answer any questions you have about colour trends, decorating ideas, and the best way to get a perfect finish. Click here to submit your question now, then join us on Homed from 7pm to get some answers. See you then :)

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99 days ago

Would you pay to see Tāne Mahuta?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Te Roroa is thinking about restricting access to iconic kauri Tāne Mahuta to paid tours only in an effort to stop kauri dieback spreading. The iwi has just won a biodiversity award for the way it has responded to the threat of the disease. What do you think? Would you pay to see Tāne Mahuta?

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98 days ago

Poll: What do you think is the common reason Kiwis fail their driving test?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

There is one common reason that is accounting for one-quarter of all immediate failures of driving tests - out of the options below, what do you think is the common reason Kiwis don't pass the test? Vote in our poll.

Find out the answer here.

What do you think is the common reason Kiwis fail their driving test?
  • 24.3% Failing to giveway
    24.3% Complete
  • 15.2% Travelling above the speed limit
    15.2% Complete
  • 21.2% Not stopping at stop sign
    21.2% Complete
  • 39.4% Not checking blind spots/mirrors
    39.4% Complete
1186 votes
98 days ago

How to be more Neighbourly...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Being Neighbourly is a lot more than just signing up to the website. It’s about taking the next step and being helpful and friendly to those around you. There are loads of different ways to be Neighbourly - here are a few suggestions from us.

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99 days ago

Will you trade in your lifejacket?

Denise Piper Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

Coastguard is offering discounts on new lifejackets in exchange for old and ill-fitting lifejackets, with the Old4New van coming to Kerikeri Packhouse Markets on December 14. Will you trade in your lifejacket this summer? Why or why not?

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101 days ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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102 days ago

Challenge the unspoken rules

White Ribbon

A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their … View more
A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their individuality and define themselves as men who have respectful relationships with themselves and their partners – creating happier, healthier communities for us all.
Find out more

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