Heretaunga, Upper Hutt

7 minutes ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Another contribution from Louise Thomas

"Coming in for a landing. Petone Beach, Lower Hutt. Variable Oyster catcher/tōrea pango (Haematopus unicolor)."

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18 hours ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Ned Kelly

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we feature a cat with the unlikely name Ned Kelly, who belongs to John Kelly from Carterton.
"Rehomed and renamed Ned Kelly. Every inch a rebel. Moved from the country into town, Carterton."
Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on … View more
This week we feature a cat with the unlikely name Ned Kelly, who belongs to John Kelly from Carterton.
"Rehomed and renamed Ned Kelly. Every inch a rebel. Moved from the country into town, Carterton."
Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you live in.

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2 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we feature a well known Wellington identity. Do you remember him?

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3 days ago

Will you visit Rarotonga?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Kiwis will be able to visit the Cook Islands without having to quarantine in either country from May 17.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the start date for the long-awaited two-way, quarantine-free travel bubble on Monday – two weeks before it is set to inflate.

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1 day ago

Wellington Better Home and Living Show

Jade Promotions (Home & Living)

The Wellington Better Home and Living Show is BACK! Transform your home and lifestyle with a huge range of exhibitors in one easy location at the Wellington Better Home and Living Show on from the 14-16 May at Sky Stadium.

Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many … View more
The Wellington Better Home and Living Show is BACK! Transform your home and lifestyle with a huge range of exhibitors in one easy location at the Wellington Better Home and Living Show on from the 14-16 May at Sky Stadium.

Join the fun with our 2 for 1 Adult Ticket Offer

There are so many fabulous reasons to visit the show with a huge range featuring everything from featuring kitchens, builders, renovators, architects, plants, tools, heating & insulation, spas, interior design and more! You can also enjoy a range of health and beauty products, sustainable living, art and artisan foods. We are also excited to welcome delicious new street food vendors to the show, alongside great coffee it makes the ideal day out.

Save the date in your diaries and connect with local businesses from the 14 – 16 May at the Wellington Better Home and Living Show

Fri & Sat 10 – 5, Sun 10 4
Sky Stadium, Wellington
Adults $8
Gold Card Friday $4
Under 16 free.
Find out more

5 days ago

SPCA Pet of the Day: Meet Vada

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

"Hi there my name is Vader aka Vaddie. I came into SPCA under unfortunate circumstances and have been under the care of the Veterinarian and Canine Team. I am now ready for my forever home.
It has taken a bit of time for me to come out of my shell and learn to trust people but once to do I am … View more
"Hi there my name is Vader aka Vaddie. I came into SPCA under unfortunate circumstances and have been under the care of the Veterinarian and Canine Team. I am now ready for my forever home.
It has taken a bit of time for me to come out of my shell and learn to trust people but once to do I am very loving and loyal. I would love quiet, predictable home with someone around for parts or all of the day as I am not comfortable with being left alone and thrive with company. I would love a home that enjoys going for walks and adventures but at the same understands that I am not always comfortable around the hustle and bustle of city life, I can be a very sensitive soul. I do however, have a playful side. I love playing with toys."

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1 day ago

What's On: Seniors' Falls Prevention Exercise Class

Lorna from Petone

Join Age Concern Wellington Region Tuesdays for a class designed for seniors to improve strength, help prevent a fall and make new friends. Call 044996648 for information. Gold coin donation
Seniors' Falls Prevention Exercise Class
  • Collective Community Hub
1 day ago

Police appealing for information on crash

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Upper Hutt Police are appealing for information following a crash just after 9:30am today (May 5). Early indications are that a person pushing a pram was hit by a vehicle on a pedestrian crossing on Fergusson Drive in Clouston Park. The infant in the pram suffered minor injuries as a result.
The … View more
Upper Hutt Police are appealing for information following a crash just after 9:30am today (May 5). Early indications are that a person pushing a pram was hit by a vehicle on a pedestrian crossing on Fergusson Drive in Clouston Park. The infant in the pram suffered minor injuries as a result.
The driver of the vehicle left the scene prior to Police arrival, and we would like to speak to them, or anyone who may have witnessed the incident. The vehicle involved is described as a later-model white station wagon. If anyone has any information that may assist, they are asked to get in touch with Police by phoning 105 and quoting event number P046395574. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111

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1 day ago

What's On: Mary Potter Hospice Street Appeal

Jodie from Lyall Bay

This Thu 13 & Sat 15 May is Mary Potter Hospice's Street Appeal. Please donate when you see the volunteer collectors on the streets, or donate online at marypotter.org.nz
Mary Potter Hospice Street Appeal
  • Wellington CBD and suburbs
1 day ago

Saturday Morning Opening-Upper Hutt Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice from Ebdentown

EXCITING NEWS-
from 15th May Upper Hutt Citizens Advice Bureau is extending its hours to include Saturday 10-1230. Justice of the Peace available by appointment.

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1 day ago

What's On: Food Bank Quiz Night

Katie from Windsor Park

Koha entry supporting Upper Hutt Food Bank, while having fun with humourous, Kate Meads. Learn tips to minimise food waste, create change that can benefit the wallet and waste bin.
Food Bank Quiz Night
  • Aro Bar
1 day ago

We Say/You Say: Paperless Trips

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Upper Hutt Leader

Kia ora Upper Hutt,

What do you think about the Snapper card extension to Wellington Train services?

Snapper will be rolled out on Wellington train services from October this year, ending over a century of paper ticket use.

The Johnsonville Line will be the first to trial the paperless … View more
Kia ora Upper Hutt,

What do you think about the Snapper card extension to Wellington Train services?

Snapper will be rolled out on Wellington train services from October this year, ending over a century of paper ticket use.

The Johnsonville Line will be the first to trial the paperless system, with a full roll out dependent on the finalisation of commercial negotiations.

This is seen as a step towards Waka Kotahi's planned National Ticketing Solution, an initiative that would see all of New Zealand's public transport centralised on one payment system. It would let commuters pay for their journey through a credit/debit card, similar to London's Oyster Card, in use since 2011.

Share your thoughts in the comments below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comments featured in your community paper.

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2 days ago

Mother's Day is this weekend

Sunday Star Times

Are you still looking for the perfect Mother's Day treat?

From now until Mother's Day, subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for 6 months and you will receive a free Antipodes skincare gift, valued at $115!

Follow the link, select the 6 month option and use the promo code … View more
Are you still looking for the perfect Mother's Day treat?

From now until Mother's Day, subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for 6 months and you will receive a free Antipodes skincare gift, valued at $115!

Follow the link, select the 6 month option and use the promo code SSTMOTHERSDAY at the checkout to redeem.

Hurry! Offer ends Sunday. T&C's apply.
Subscribe Now

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3 days ago

Snapper finally makes it to Wellington

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Snapper cards will be accepted on Wellington’s trains from October this year, ending more than a century of paper tickets.
The Snapper pilot will begin in October on the Johnsonville Rail Line, subject to the final completion of commercial negotiations.
Since its launch in 2008, Snapper cards … View more
Snapper cards will be accepted on Wellington’s trains from October this year, ending more than a century of paper tickets.
The Snapper pilot will begin in October on the Johnsonville Rail Line, subject to the final completion of commercial negotiations.
Since its launch in 2008, Snapper cards have been used for the overwhelming majority of bus trips in the capital.
Wellington was originally meant to add card payments to trains back in 2015, under a Waka Kotahi plan to expand Auckland’s AT HOP card to the capital.

3 days ago

What's On: SYSTEM CRASHER Nora Fingscheidt 2019

David from Brooklyn

A gripping tale of a nine-year-old on the edge. “Helena Zengel is terrifying as a violent problem kid who tests the limits in this compelling German drama.” –Guardian. See https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
SYSTEM CRASHER Nora Fingscheidt 2019
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4 days ago

soft plastic recycling

Lesley from Trentham

Good news-Upper Hutt Warehouse (in The Mall) now has a soft plastics recycling bin. For all clean and dry bread bags, cereal bags, Dom Post plastic wrappers, courier bags etc. For the full list see the label on the bin or www.recycling.kiwi.nz....

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