Kaitaia-Mangonui, Te Kao

30 days ago

Poll: Did you enjoy the giant Big Fresh fruits and veges?

The team Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

People either loved them or hated them, and now they're up for sale.

The giant 1990's Big Fresh Supermarket fruits and veges are up on Trade Me, with over 700 people adding them to their watchlist.

Did you enjoy seeing them on your grocery shopping outing?

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Did you enjoy the giant Big Fresh fruits and veges?
  • 0% Yes, I loved seeing them!
    0% Complete
  • 0% No way, they were terrifying
    0% Complete
  • 100% I didn't even notice them
    100% Complete
1 vote
30 days ago

New blog post: Neighbourly in the news!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in … View moreWe love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.

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30 days ago

Want to Volunteer?

Bart van der Meer from Volunteering Northland 0800-865268

Volunteering Northland has had a bit of a growth recently and we have plenty of new volunteer roles Northland Wide. Click the link, and change the search box to your area to have a look. Volunteering is good for you.

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30 days ago

A stronger school culture, greater resilience and more kindness.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.

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30 days ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 66.5% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    66.5% Complete
  • 24.8% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    24.8% Complete
  • 8.7% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.7% Complete
1610 votes
32 days ago

EXPANSIVE SEA VIEWS, NEAR NEW HOME, Plus 4WD Truck

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Less than 1 year old this 3 double bedroom home enjoys all day sun and sea views from Mangonui Harbour entrance to Karikari Peninsula. Carpeted throughout (tiles in the kitchen). North facing lounge, dining area and stylish kitchen with laminate island bench and stainless steel appliances with … View moreLess than 1 year old this 3 double bedroom home enjoys all day sun and sea views from Mangonui Harbour entrance to Karikari Peninsula. Carpeted throughout (tiles in the kitchen). North facing lounge, dining area and stylish kitchen with laminate island bench and stainless steel appliances with sliding glass door access from kitchen and lounge to a large deck partially covered to enjoy the stunning sea views.
Large bathroom with WC and another separate WC.
Internal access 6.5 x 6.5 metre, huge, double garage.
Large storage area under and an outdoor entertainment area with access to the garden.
Just a couple of minutes from the supermarket, butcher, doctor, dentist, pharmacy, hardware and G.A.S. service station and mechanics (not to mention the Bowling Club which is a centre of community recreation and entertainment). 5 minutes from the boat launching ramps at Mill Bay and Taipa, and from the shops and restaurants at historic Mangonui Village. Half an hour from Kaitaia and 40 minutes from Kerikeri.
Just relax and enjoy the coming summer.
Oh! and there is a 2007 Nissan Pathfinder 4WD Truck.

32 days ago

Fancy a $50 Z Gift Card?

AMI Insurance - Head office

Get a $50 Z Gift Card to spend at any Z service station with every new AMI Comprehensive Car insurance policy you buy online by Monday 7th of October 2019.* The more new AMI Comprehensive Car policies you buy, the more $50 Z Gift Cards you’ll get!

Get a quick quote today.

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32 days ago

0% weeds, 100% Happiness. Win a Fiskars Xact™ weed puller!

Fiskars

A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing… View more
A day of weed pulling can pay a heavy toll in the form of aches and pains. That's why Fiskars has engineered the Xact™ weed puller, to assist with the effortless removal of root weeds.

The Fiskars Xact™ weed puller eliminates the need for digging, bending or using chemicals - preventing muscle strain and backache. Its simple ergonomic design is changing the strenuous outdoor job of pulling weeds. You'll have the neighbours lining up to borrow yours!

We have 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to give away. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to go in the draw to WIN!

To find out more and buy the product, visit a Bunnings or Mitre 10 store near you

Never bow down to weeds again!

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* Competition entries accepted from 1.00am Sunday 15th September 2019 to 8:00am Monday 23rd September 2019. Five 5 Fiskars Xact™ weed pullers to be won. Winners will be contacted by email or phone on Monday 23rd September 2019. The prize will be couriered to the address specified by the winner within 4 weeks of the competition closing
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32 days ago

Sugar free beverages

Luddy from West Coast Northland

If your looking for ice cold drinks that are sugar-free in Northland, here are some outlets that stock Kiwi Beverages a much healthier option. Rawene Foodmarket, Broadwood Store, Moerewa Foodmarket, Kawakawa Sushi & Victoria Superette in Dargaville. Thanks for supporting your local business.

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33 days ago

Should New Zealand history be taught in all schools?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Hi neighbours - Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools and kura would be expected, by 2022, to teach the country's history.

Curriculum changes would reset a national framework so that all learners and ākonga were aware of key aspects of New Zealand history and how they had influenced … View more
Hi neighbours - Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools and kura would be expected, by 2022, to teach the country's history.

Curriculum changes would reset a national framework so that all learners and ākonga were aware of key aspects of New Zealand history and how they had influenced and shaped the nation.

What do you think? Should New Zealand history be taught in all schools, or are there other, more important subjects to teach?

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33 days ago

Take the stress out of retirement living

The Team from Ryman Healthcare Limited

In retirement, having certainty about your living costs can provide great peace of mind.

It’s something Judith and Bob have discovered since moving to Bert Sutcliffe Retirement Village in Auckland. The couple enjoy peace of mind knowing exactly what they’re going to pay each week at the … View more
In retirement, having certainty about your living costs can provide great peace of mind.

It’s something Judith and Bob have discovered since moving to Bert Sutcliffe Retirement Village in Auckland. The couple enjoy peace of mind knowing exactly what they’re going to pay each week at the village. As a Ryman Healthcare village, Bert Sutcliffe residents enjoy a fixed base weekly fee for life – guaranteed.*
Judith explains, “For us it was a no brainer, it was the best decision.

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33 days ago

Should vaping be banned in schools?

The team Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What … View more
Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What are your thoughts? Should vaping be banned in schools?

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33 days ago

Should vaping be banned in schools?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What … View more
Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What are your thoughts? Should vaping be banned in schools?

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36 days ago

Should The Block NZ be canned?

The team Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

Hi neighbours - three of the four Block NZ teams went home empty handed, as their apartments failed to exceed the reserve or did not sell.

Winner, Lisa Ridout-Gordon, says "the win is really bittersweet", and that "it's sad because they won nothing and we all sat there dreaming… View more
Hi neighbours - three of the four Block NZ teams went home empty handed, as their apartments failed to exceed the reserve or did not sell.

Winner, Lisa Ridout-Gordon, says "the win is really bittersweet", and that "it's sad because they won nothing and we all sat there dreaming about what we would want to come away with and what we thought we deserved".

Did you watch the final episode? Do you think it's time for the show to be canned?

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