Tuakau, Tuakau

5 hours 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?
  • 16.5% Failing to giveway
    16.5% Complete
  • 19.5% Travelling above the speed limit
    19.5% Complete
  • 27.1% Not stopping at stop sign
    27.1% Complete
  • 36.8% Not checking blind spots/mirrors
    36.8% Complete
133 votes
4 hours ago

Homemade Insect Repellents

Way Of Life Health Shop

I heard a mosquito for the first time last night and went hunting for a repellent. It is that time of year again! Making your own repellent is simple and can make lovely personalised gifts. Good essential oils to use are:
* Lemon Eucalyptus
* Lavender
* Cinnamon
* Citronella
* Thyme
* Tea Tree
* … View more
I heard a mosquito for the first time last night and went hunting for a repellent. It is that time of year again! Making your own repellent is simple and can make lovely personalised gifts. Good essential oils to use are:
* Lemon Eucalyptus
* Lavender
* Cinnamon
* Citronella
* Thyme
* Tea Tree
* Neem
* Geranium
Put together in a spray bottle:
- around 50 drops of essential oils of choice
- 1tblsp vodka
- 50 mls witch hazel
- 50 mls of water or vinegar
- Optional is 1 tsp of vegetable glycerin, which helps the mix to stay combined, but isn't necessary.
Shake well to combine.
Shake before use and spray on as required.

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5 hours 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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6 hours ago

The NZ House & Garden House Tours are selling fast!

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are hitting the regions for 2020! Book your next summer weekend away now for a chance to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines! Join us for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer … View moreNZ House & Garden House Tours are hitting the regions for 2020! Book your next summer weekend away now for a chance to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines! Join us 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, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin. For more information and to secure your tickets for an inspiring day out exploring, please visit our website.

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6 hours ago

Serious crash on Southern Motorway

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

A serious crash on the Southern Motorway at Bombay is blocking traffic.

Southbound traffic is affected under the Mill Road overbridge. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.
Source: NZ Herald.

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10 hours ago

Introducing our four amazingly deserving charity partners for #RTB2020!

The Team from Round the Bays

Abilities Incorporated - who enrich the lives of people living with disabilities by securing meaningful work in commercial sectors

John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams Foundation - who provide accessible sports and recreation experiences to young people that promote character development and good… View more
Abilities Incorporated - who enrich the lives of people living with disabilities by securing meaningful work in commercial sectors

John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams Foundation - who provide accessible sports and recreation experiences to young people that promote character development and good health

Refugees As Survivors NZ - a mental health and wellbeing service for people from refugee backgrounds living in Aotearoa

Youthline Auckland - who give counselling, mentoring and training support and programmes to young people when they need it

We are so excited to have these charity partners on board and can't wait for all of you to give them a warm welcome to the RTB whānau.

Let's get behind them and fundraise for their awesome causes!
www.roundthebays.co.nz...

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10 hours ago

What's On: Franklin Contract Bridge Club

Robert from Pukekohe

Meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7.15 pm and Friday at 10.15 am. Come and enjoy playing as we will provide you with a partner.
Franklin Contract Bridge Club
  • Franklin Contract Bridge Club
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10 hours ago

What's On: Franklin Contract Bridge Club

Robert from Pukekohe

Meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7.15 pm and Friday at 10.15 am. Come and enjoy playing as we will provide you with a partner.
Franklin Contract Bridge Club
  • Franklin Contract Bridge Club
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10 hours ago

What's On: Franklin Contract Bridge Club

Robert from Pukekohe

Meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7.15 pm and Friday at 10.15 am. Come and enjoy playing as we will provide you with a partner.
Franklin Contract Bridge Club
  • Franklin Contract Bridge Club
11 hours 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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1 day ago

Are you excited that Prince of Wales is here?

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Franklin County News

Hi neighbours,
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have kicked off their week-long tour of New Zealand.
Yesterday their royal highnesses began the day by laying a wreath at the Mount Roskill War Memorial Park in honour of fallen Niuean soldiers.
So we wanted to know...are you excited … View more
Hi neighbours,
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have kicked off their week-long tour of New Zealand.
Yesterday their royal highnesses began the day by laying a wreath at the Mount Roskill War Memorial Park in honour of fallen Niuean soldiers.
So we wanted to know...are you excited that they are here?
If not, why not?

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19 hours ago

Do your curtains & blinds need a professional clean?

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services Ltd

Are your curtains or blinds stained? Mildewed? Spreading harmful mould spores or unpleasant odours?

Come talk to our specialist curtain and blind cleaners!

Breathe new life into your curtains when you choose to have them professionally cleaned and repaired.

Textile Curtain Cleaning has you… View more
Are your curtains or blinds stained? Mildewed? Spreading harmful mould spores or unpleasant odours?

Come talk to our specialist curtain and blind cleaners!

Breathe new life into your curtains when you choose to have them professionally cleaned and repaired.

Textile Curtain Cleaning has you completely covered. Our experienced curtain and drape cleaning team know exactly how to remove ugly stains, blemishes and marks from your window furnishings.

We have been cleaning curtains and blinds for Aucklanders for over 20 years so come and see us at 5A Kaimahi Road, Wairau Park or visit our website.

For professional curtains and blind cleaning throughout Auckland, please contact Textile Curtain Cleaning to obtain your free quote.

Open Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm
Call us 09 473 5350
Find out more

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1 day ago

What's On: Franklin Community Choir Concert

Kay from Waiuku

Schubert's Mass in G Major and CPE Bach's Magnificat . Tickets $25 adults and $15 students, from Music Mania or at the door. Afternoon tea included. Ph. 09 2325977
Franklin Community Choir Concert
  • St Andrews Church
1 day ago

What's On: New Toastmasters Club in Karaka

Jennifer from Waiuku

New Toastmasters Club in Karaka, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 6.45pm for 7pm-9pm Karaka War Memorial Hall. Speeches & supper. Join now to be a charter member! Contact Jennifer 0210707601
New Toastmasters Club in Karaka
  • Karaka War Memorial Hall
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