Rural Whanganui, Upokongaro

7 hours 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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3 hours ago

Garage Sale Sat 23 Nov 2019

Julie from Whanganui

Garage Sale Saturday 23 November, signs out at 8am
Simpson Road, Westmere.

We are having a clear out and have a variety of goods that need a new home, including:
2 sofa beds
Single bed with trundle, mattresses and bedding
Large bookcase
2 adult bikes
White storage chest
2 TVs and stands
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Garage Sale Saturday 23 November, signs out at 8am
Simpson Road, Westmere.

We are having a clear out and have a variety of goods that need a new home, including:
2 sofa beds
Single bed with trundle, mattresses and bedding
Large bookcase
2 adult bikes
White storage chest
2 TVs and stands
Large floor tiles approx. 30
House lot of door knobs, door hinges, light fittings
Bathroom mirror
Coca Cola memorabilia
Books
Size 16 womens clothing (vg cond)
Mens suits
Kitchen wares including Temuka, china, glassware, crockery, blender
Pottery
Pictures
Towels
Plus heaps more to be sold .....

Negotiable

1 day 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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1 day 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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1 day 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?
  • 24.8% Failing to giveway
    24.8% Complete
  • 14.6% Travelling above the speed limit
    14.6% Complete
  • 20.6% Not stopping at stop sign
    20.6% Complete
  • 40% Not checking blind spots/mirrors
    40% Complete
822 votes
3 days ago

Police seeking vehicle after serious incident - Can you help?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

A person was left with serious injuries after their car was stolen in Whanganui.

The car, with registration FUN993, was stolen during a robbery outside Trafalgar Square bus stop around 5:30am on Saturday. The person was seriously injured and taken to Whanganui Hospital.

Electrical equipment … View more
A person was left with serious injuries after their car was stolen in Whanganui.

The car, with registration FUN993, was stolen during a robbery outside Trafalgar Square bus stop around 5:30am on Saturday. The person was seriously injured and taken to Whanganui Hospital.

Electrical equipment and tools were also taken during the robbery. If you have any information, please contact Police on 105 or 0800 555 111.

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4 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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5 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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6 days ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?

Resene

Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - … View more
Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is the paint for a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Apply now!

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6 days ago

Together we can change this. 🙌

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Reach out, look out, help out AND speak out!

#NSNZendviolence

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6 days ago

Brand new tours for 2020 have just been launched!

The Team from Readers Tours

Want to explore New Zealand's beautiful backyard?!

Our Readers Tours offer adventurous seniors a perfect combination of sights and unique experiences. With two brand new tours launched for 2020, don't miss your chance to visit some of New Zealand’s hidden gems. From the beautiful … View more
Want to explore New Zealand's beautiful backyard?!

Our Readers Tours offer adventurous seniors a perfect combination of sights and unique experiences. With two brand new tours launched for 2020, don't miss your chance to visit some of New Zealand’s hidden gems. From the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and Aoraki, Mt Cook, to the home of Middle Earth and the geothermal sites of Rotorua

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7 days ago

Is your phone emergency ready? 📢📲

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Only 10 days to go until the 2019 Emergency Mobile Alert nationwide test on 24 November!

EMAs allow you to quickly receive important information from relevant government agencies if there is a serious risk to your life, health or property. The upcoming test allows NZ Civil Defence to evaluate the … View more
Only 10 days to go until the 2019 Emergency Mobile Alert nationwide test on 24 November!

EMAs allow you to quickly receive important information from relevant government agencies if there is a serious risk to your life, health or property. The upcoming test allows NZ Civil Defence to evaluate the system to ensure as many people as possible can receive alerts.

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7 days ago

Do more of what you love!

Jane Winstone Retirement Village

We'll pull the weeds, so you can play with your grandkids.

Experience our retirement villages: youtu.be...

8 days ago

Get ready for marton market day

Project Marton

On November 23rd the streets of Marton will come to life with stalls, entertainment, and bargains galore.

In addition to over 230 sites selling a huge range of products including artisan foods, clothing, garden art, children's books and toys, local retailers will have Market Day specials … View more
On November 23rd the streets of Marton will come to life with stalls, entertainment, and bargains galore.

In addition to over 230 sites selling a huge range of products including artisan foods, clothing, garden art, children's books and toys, local retailers will have Market Day specials and there will be live music, internationally renowned comic entertainment and activities all day long at this free event.

So invite your family and friends and don't miss out on the opportunity to purchase unique New Zealand made Christmas presents or grab some goodies for yourself.
Find out more

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8 days ago

Multicultural Night

Vijeshwar from Whanganui East

Organised by Multicultural Council of Rangitikei/Whanganui inc
Saturday 16/11/2019 at Memorial Hall from 5.30 pm.
You can buy different ethnic food. The programme is free

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