Heretaunga, Upper Hutt

4 minutes ago

What awesome things do your kids do to help others?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Meet Eddie Writes. He's 7, and has been awarded a Wellingtonian of the Year award for philanthropy. He spends his spare time tie-dying old t-shirts and ironing on patches to tote bags to sell online - raising at least $10,000 for Wellington Regional Hospital. We bet there's lots of Eddies… View moreMeet Eddie Writes. He's 7, and has been awarded a Wellingtonian of the Year award for philanthropy. He spends his spare time tie-dying old t-shirts and ironing on patches to tote bags to sell online - raising at least $10,000 for Wellington Regional Hospital. We bet there's lots of Eddies out there. Tell us about your kids' kind deeds in the comments.

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1 day ago

Cute chest freezer with draw!!!..NOT EVEN!!!

Bridget-anne from Stokes Valley

Buyers BEWARE ..TARNZ NUKU...sold a so called cute freezer..evening after dropped off it still doesn't wk 100% like TARNZ said...paid 200 she offered 120 back n wanted Freezer made all the excuses under sun to avoid coming around..still hasn't after 18days...BEWARE!!

1 hour 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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14 days ago

Poll: How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

About 1000 deaths, thousands of injuries and extensive destruction from Wellington up the east coast of the North Island - this will be the result of a tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake in the Hikurangi subduction zone under a scenario presented by GNS Science.
The scenario, in a report … View more
About 1000 deaths, thousands of injuries and extensive destruction from Wellington up the east coast of the North Island - this will be the result of a tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake in the Hikurangi subduction zone under a scenario presented by GNS Science.
The scenario, in a report prepared for the purpose of developing a response plan, is considered serious and credible, but comes with the obvious caveat that there is no way of telling what any earthquake or tsunami would look like. How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?

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How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?
  • 13.4% I'm fully prepared
    13.4% Complete
  • 51.5% I'm kind of prepared
    51.5% Complete
  • 27.5% I'm not prepared at all
    27.5% Complete
  • 7.6% I don't care
    7.6% Complete
844 votes
3 hours ago

Do you know how long it takes for the Earth to orbit the sun?

Matt Tso Reporter from Upper Hutt Leader

If you do, you're doing better than almost half the people who answered a New Zealand Initiative survey testing Kiwis' general knowledge.
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1 day ago

Earthquake prone Hapai building closed

Matt Tso Reporter from Upper Hutt Leader

The venue of Fergusson Dive was found to meet less than 34 per cent of the new building standards.
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14 hours ago

Mountain hard wear

Marisia from Trentham

Puffer sleeveless jacket
Very warm
Feathers
Men’s medium
Cost me well over $300
Only worn about three times
In very good condition.

Price: $100

18 hours ago

Grey Power Christmas social meeting

Kate from Trentham

GPUH's Christmas social meeting has had to change its venue with the very recent announcement that Hapai Rooms have been closed. No charge to come to our end-of-year social meeting, taking place at EXPRESSIONS, starting at 1.30pm and ending around 2.45pm.
Entertainment will be provided by … View more
GPUH's Christmas social meeting has had to change its venue with the very recent announcement that Hapai Rooms have been closed. No charge to come to our end-of-year social meeting, taking place at EXPRESSIONS, starting at 1.30pm and ending around 2.45pm.
Entertainment will be provided by Lydia McDonnell, a talented singer/musician, followed by afternoon tea.
There'll be an opportunity to win one of the raffles for a small fee. Grey Power is not just for retirees - you can join at age 50+ and, when you're a member (for a small annual fee) you can join Grey Power Electricity (Pulse Energy) which now offers power, gas, landline and broadband at competitive prices.
You'll be very welcome to come and check us out tomorrow, Wednesday 20 November at EXPRESSIONS - doors open 1.30pm.

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1 day ago

What's On: Hapai market

Lorraine from Trentham

craft, food, bric a brac etc.tables $10, All enquires to 0226517163
Hapai market
  • 879-881 Fergusson drive
18 hours ago

Willis St and Dixon St - sewer leak

The Team from Wellington Water

We currently have stop go traffic management in place on the intersection of Willis St and Dixon St, due to a leak in a pressurised sewer. We are looking at the best way to excavate and repair this leak safely, and will keep you updated on any traffic management changes.

As a precaution we have … View more
We currently have stop go traffic management in place on the intersection of Willis St and Dixon St, due to a leak in a pressurised sewer. We are looking at the best way to excavate and repair this leak safely, and will keep you updated on any traffic management changes.

As a precaution we have put up signs at Wellington Harbour advising people not to swim due to possible contamination. We are carrying out testing in the Harbour and will advise of the results.

1 day ago

What's On: SUNSET BOULEVARD Billy Wilder 1950

David from Brooklyn

Fledgling screenwriter William Holden stumbles into the mansion of faded silent-film superstar Gloria Swanson in Wilder’s poison pen letter to Hollywood. Final screening of 2019 season. See trailer at https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
SUNSET BOULEVARD Billy Wilder 1950
  • Embassy Grand
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1 day ago

What's On: Air Cadets - Recruiting Night

Sue from Silverstream

Age 13 - 15, or in year 9 in 2020? Come and find out what Air Cadets has for you. Flying and Gliding, Bushcraft, Leadership, Camps, Ceremonial, and much more.
Air Cadets - Recruiting Night
  • Davies Field Clubrooms
1 day ago

Household hazardous waste collections 23 & 24th Nov!

The team from Upper Hutt City Council

Hi neighbours, our Hutt Valley councils are joining together to run household hazardous waste collections on

● Saturday, 23 November in the carpark adjacent Upper Hutt Darts Association, Totara Park, and

● Sunday, 24 November in the Riverbank Carpark, entrance on Rutherford Street, Lower … View more
Hi neighbours, our Hutt Valley councils are joining together to run household hazardous waste collections on

● Saturday, 23 November in the carpark adjacent Upper Hutt Darts Association, Totara Park, and

● Sunday, 24 November in the Riverbank Carpark, entrance on Rutherford Street, Lower Hutt, 10 - 2pm
Find out more

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1 day ago

Free lounge suite

Te from Trentham

Pick up
Trentham

Negotiable

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1 day ago

White slat bed frame

Vaughan and Lin from Trentham

Single bed frame, solid bed, white frame. Originally from Wellington Beds. In good condition- only defect is the strapping which holds the slats together on one side is cut in one place. Doesn't affect the assembly or safety aspect of the bed as still goes together and is solid.

Price: $100

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