Silverstream, Upper Hutt

11 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?
  • 13.6% I'm fully prepared
    13.6% Complete
  • 50.1% I'm kind of prepared
    50.1% Complete
  • 27.7% I'm not prepared at all
    27.7% Complete
  • 8.7% I don't care
    8.7% Complete
715 votes
12 hours 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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1 day ago

Population growth means the Wellington region could be 21,000 homes short by 2047

Matt Tso Reporter from Upper Hutt Leader

Are council rules smothering the Upper Hutt's ability to keep up with growth?
* If you don't want your comments used in an article, just add NFP at the end of your post

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1 day ago

Garage Sale - today Saturday 16th November

Tarns Neighbourly Lead from Taita

Everything must go today.. come and make an offer
32 Bush Street, Naenae
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1 day 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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1 day ago

St Orans Blazer

Jenny from Pinehaven

Hi, I am on the lookout for my daughter who has to have the most recent blazer for year 13, unfortunately we missed the cut off for the old blazer for 2020. She will be a size 8. Any out there?

1 day ago

Writing group at shop Saturday 16 Nov

Writers Plot Bookshop

Our regular writing group (3rd Saturday of the month) will be at the Writers Plot Bookshop (opposite the Upper Hutt Railway station and next to Cake and Kitchen cafe) from 11am to 12.30pm this Saturday 16th Nov.
For further information you can phone us on 528 4549 or email us at … View more
Our regular writing group (3rd Saturday of the month) will be at the Writers Plot Bookshop (opposite the Upper Hutt Railway station and next to Cake and Kitchen cafe) from 11am to 12.30pm this Saturday 16th Nov.
For further information you can phone us on 528 4549 or email us at writersplotreadersread@outlook.com
All welcome.

7 days ago

Garage Sale ... this Saturday 16th November

Tarns Neighbourly Lead from Taita

EVERYTHING MUST GO
32 Bush Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt
Can pick up prior to Garage Sale
NO HOLDS
Refer to the replies for more pictures
Ono on all stuff

1 day 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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2 days ago

What was your experience at Hutt's maternity ward?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Mother are telling of chaos at Hutt Hospital as midwives are crying out for help. Today's Dominion Post looked at the issue of maternity care in the Hutt Valley, where frustrated midwives were reduced to tears as they painted a chaotic picture of the hospital's maternity service. What has… View moreMother are telling of chaos at Hutt Hospital as midwives are crying out for help. Today's Dominion Post looked at the issue of maternity care in the Hutt Valley, where frustrated midwives were reduced to tears as they painted a chaotic picture of the hospital's maternity service. What has your experience been? Please mark any comments not for publication NFP.

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2 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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2 days ago

Market Deals this weekend!

PAK’nSAVE Upper Hutt

Our Produce team have sourced these amazing fresh produce deals for you this weekend!

Plenty of Market Deals to choose from!

See you soon!

*** Pricing til Sunday 17th November ***

2 days ago

Congratulations to the Wellingtonians of the Year!

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

The Wellingtonian of the Year awards' supreme winner has been jointly awarded for the first time in 31 years, with climate change activist Sophie Handford and Muslim community leader Tahir Nawaz sharing the honour. Dominion Post editor Eric Janssen said the winners and their response were a … View moreThe Wellingtonian of the Year awards' supreme winner has been jointly awarded for the first time in 31 years, with climate change activist Sophie Handford and Muslim community leader Tahir Nawaz sharing the honour. Dominion Post editor Eric Janssen said the winners and their response were a clear reflection of events that dominated 2019. "Without Sophie and Tahir's leadership, respectively, we might fear even more for our future, and struggle even more to find peace after unprecedented pain." Follow the read more link to see all of last night's winners.

3 days 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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