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73 days ago

Have you won a SIX60 double pass?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your … View more
Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your address? Click here). We’ll also need to see you being more Neighbourly, whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting your neighbour to join the site (we’ve put together a few ideas here).
Have you won?

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74 days ago

We’re adjusting the electorate boundaries

Electoral Commission

We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could … View more
We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could end up in a different electorate to the one you’re in now – so we show you what we’re proposing before we make any changes and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.

Have your say now at vote.nz
Find out more

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75 days ago

Are you a recent home buyer? or a retiree in your own home?

Reporter Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to … View moreHi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to their retirement goals

Can you help? Email susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

75 days ago

Karikari Peninsula scrub fire doubles in size overnight

Caroline Williams Reporter from Northern News

A scrub fire caused by fallen powerlines on Thursday has ripped through 100 hectares overnight, leaving 11 people without power.
Four helicopters, 20 rural firefighters and a 12 tonne digger were working on the blaze and were hoping to have it under control by 4.30pm on Friday. It comes as mapping… View more
A scrub fire caused by fallen powerlines on Thursday has ripped through 100 hectares overnight, leaving 11 people without power.
Four helicopters, 20 rural firefighters and a 12 tonne digger were working on the blaze and were hoping to have it under control by 4.30pm on Friday. It comes as mapping by NIWA revealed soils were "extremely" drier than normal and drought conditions were evident in some parts of Northland.
(Photo credit: FENZ)

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76 days ago

Important food recalls: have you been affected?

Neighbourly.co.nz

Are you affected by these recalls?:

1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been … View more
Are you affected by these recalls?:

1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been recalled as the product contains an elevated level of histamine. Click here for more information and consumer advice. Note: This product is sold in Countdown stores throughout the North Island and online.

76 days ago

Oi, you! That’s not very Neighbourly!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "… View moreNeighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "Report this message". You can also contact us if there is anything you’re unsure about.

👉👉 Check out more Neighbourly tips and tricks here.

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76 days ago

Want WiFi with real reach?

Stuff Fibre

Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider … View more
Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running) People's Choice and Best Broadband Innovation at the NZ Broadband Compare awards.
Find out more

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77 days ago

What do you think about the Bay of Islands track being closed?

Denise Piper Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

Far North District Council has closed part of the coastal track between Paihia and Opua for an unspecified time, due to its danger. The track is part of Te Araroa national trail. What do you think? Do you use this track?

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77 days ago

Can you see signs of drought where you live?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

NIWA says signs of drought are evident in parts of Northland and drought conditions are "imminent". There are several water restrictions in the Far North. Have you seen signs of drought? How are you preparing for summer?

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77 days ago

By sharing your light you light the way for others.

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Tis the season... let's help make other's holidays more merry and bright.

#NSNZthejoyofgiving

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78 days ago

Have you had a dodgy landlord experience?

Reporter Northern News

Hi neighbours - a Kerikeri landlord must pay compensation for trying to rent out an illegal former shed with a barrier made from chicken mesh, exposed cables and broken fittings.

They were ordered to pay $3800 to tenant Taana Rihari, who considered the premise so unsafe he refused to live in it … View more
Hi neighbours - a Kerikeri landlord must pay compensation for trying to rent out an illegal former shed with a barrier made from chicken mesh, exposed cables and broken fittings.

They were ordered to pay $3800 to tenant Taana Rihari, who considered the premise so unsafe he refused to live in it with his family. Have you ever had a dodgy landlord experience?
Read more.

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78 days ago

The Great NZ Santa Run

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

🙏🏼 We would like to thank each and everyone that took part or helped to make this year's The Great NZ Santa Run a huge success! 🎅🏼

#YouthDevelopment #GraemeDingleFoundation #Leadership #TheGreatNZSantaRun

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78 days ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, … View more
“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
Read the guide

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79 days ago

What do you think of renting out an illegally converted shed?

Denise Piper Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

LJ Hooker Kerikeri must pay a tenant $3800 for renting out an illegally converted shed in rural Kerikeri. What do you think of the practice? Have you ever encountered anything like this?

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79 days ago

PRODUCT RECALL: Lindauer brand Fraise

Neighbourly.co.nz

Have you been affected? Lion is recalling specific batches of its Lindauer brand Fraise (Lindauer & strawberry, 200ml x 4 pack) as there is potential for glass pieces inside the bottle due to an issue with the bottling equipment.

Batch markings: L9164 PW374 20:27 to 20:39, L9165 PW374 07:41 … View more
Have you been affected? Lion is recalling specific batches of its Lindauer brand Fraise (Lindauer & strawberry, 200ml x 4 pack) as there is potential for glass pieces inside the bottle due to an issue with the bottling equipment.

Batch markings: L9164 PW374 20:27 to 20:39, L9165 PW374 07:41 to 07:58.
Distribution: The product is sold in selected liquor stores and hospitality venues throughout the North Island.

Click here for consumer advice.

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