Waikanae Beach, Waikanae

20 hours ago

Poll: Is it okay to take fruit from a neighbour's tree?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

This week we are wondering about some neighbour etiquette that can cause conflict. If your neighbour has a tree overflowing with fruit that is visible from the road, is it okay to help yourself? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded … View more
This week we are wondering about some neighbour etiquette that can cause conflict. If your neighbour has a tree overflowing with fruit that is visible from the road, is it okay to help yourself? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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Is it okay to take fruit from a neighbour's tree?
  • 16% Yes
    16% Complete
  • 78.2% No
    78.2% Complete
  • 5.8% Other - I'll share below
    5.8% Complete
1233 votes
20 hours ago

Last week to enter neighbours!

Prospa

Have you nominated a small business in your community yet? The Prospa Local Business Hero Awards close this week!

Whether you know a great plumber, supermarket, mechanic, bookstore, hairdresser, gardener, pharmacy, builder, shoe store, cafe or electrician - show some love to a small business and… View more
Have you nominated a small business in your community yet? The Prospa Local Business Hero Awards close this week!

Whether you know a great plumber, supermarket, mechanic, bookstore, hairdresser, gardener, pharmacy, builder, shoe store, cafe or electrician - show some love to a small business and make a nomination today.

You'll not only help drum up some support for them in your community, you could also help them win a $10,000 prize package. Plus if your nomination is a regional finalist you'll win a $100 Prezzy® card too!
Nominate now

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1 hour ago

Builder

Matt from Raumati South

Hi Neighbours,

Me and my crew are looking for any building, excavation, landscaping jobs that you may be needing done

-excavation work/Landscaping/site preps ect
-Decks
-Fences
-Renovations, big or small we can cover it.… View more
Hi Neighbours,

Me and my crew are looking for any building, excavation, landscaping jobs that you may be needing done

-excavation work/Landscaping/site preps ect
-Decks
-Fences
-Renovations, big or small we can cover it.
-re-pilling
-concreting
-property maintenance of any kind
If you have something in mind please do Email or phone me to progress with a quote.

Email: hollandshomesltd@gmail.com
Phone: 021772614

Free

20 hours ago

Want chocolate this Easter?

NZ House & Garden

The sweetest time of the year is just around the corner, and we’ve put together a great deal that will make it even sweeter.

Bennetto Chocolate has helped us put together an amazing chocolate box that’ll be the perfect addition to an NZ House & Garden subscription this Easter. Simply … View more
The sweetest time of the year is just around the corner, and we’ve put together a great deal that will make it even sweeter.

Bennetto Chocolate has helped us put together an amazing chocolate box that’ll be the perfect addition to an NZ House & Garden subscription this Easter. Simply purchase a 1 or 2-year subscription to NZ House & Garden and the Easter Bunny will deliver you a Bennetto Chocolate Box worth $50 for FREE! T&Cs Apply.

Enjoy,
The team at NZ House & Garden
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3 hours ago

Food Recall: Gluten Freedom brand Broken Black Rice & Polenta Sourdough, Splendid Sourdough English Muffins and Everything Sourdough Bagels

James from Waikanae

This recall has been updated to include Gluten Freedom brand Everything Sourdough Bagels (400g) with best before dates from 25-12-2023 up to and including 05-03-2024 as the product may contain foreign matter (plastic). Affected product should not be consumed. If you have consumed any of this … View moreThis recall has been updated to include Gluten Freedom brand Everything Sourdough Bagels (400g) with best before dates from 25-12-2023 up to and including 05-03-2024 as the product may contain foreign matter (plastic). Affected product should not be consumed. If you have consumed any of this product and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.

READ MORE: www.mpi.govt.nz...

5 hours ago

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Vincent from Waikanae

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10 hours ago

What should happen with the Thames pool?

Libby Totton Reporter from Hauraki Herald

The removal of Thames Centennial Pool from its current site of 50 years will cost $3 million with the land eventually returned to mana whenua.

The ailing and aging Thames Centennial Pool facility, which sits on a sacred urupā, is set to be returned in 2027 as the district looks to establish a … View more
The removal of Thames Centennial Pool from its current site of 50 years will cost $3 million with the land eventually returned to mana whenua.

The ailing and aging Thames Centennial Pool facility, which sits on a sacred urupā, is set to be returned in 2027 as the district looks to establish a replacement facility elsewhere.

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10 hours ago

What do you think of the changes this principal is making?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Matua Hone Waudby has only been Bankwood Primary’s principal for around 18 months, and in that time he’s been slowly working on turning the school around.

That includes changing when the school year starts and finishes, in a bid to make it easier on families.

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10 hours ago

Are you following the council's talks - and disputes - on the long-term plan?

Libby Totton Reporter from South Waikato News

Two South Waikato councillors unhappy with a perceived lack of information coming from council staff have had their “formal request for members information” quashed by their council colleagues.

In the “notice of motion - formal request for members information”, penned by first term … View more
Two South Waikato councillors unhappy with a perceived lack of information coming from council staff have had their “formal request for members information” quashed by their council colleagues.

In the “notice of motion - formal request for members information”, penned by first term councillor Marie Farrell and co-signed by councillor Sandra Wallace, Farrell said she had several requests for financial information declined by council chief executive Susan Law

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10 hours ago

Do you think Waiuku could get a wind farm?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

A proposal to build 13 giant wind turbines up to 190m high on north Waikato coastal land has shocked locals who said they had been blind-sided by the plans which were “fast tracked“ under the Covid-19 Recovery Act.

The Waiuku Wind Farm proposal is being assessed by an independent panel of … View more
A proposal to build 13 giant wind turbines up to 190m high on north Waikato coastal land has shocked locals who said they had been blind-sided by the plans which were “fast tracked“ under the Covid-19 Recovery Act.

The Waiuku Wind Farm proposal is being assessed by an independent panel of experts after it was cleared for fast-tracking by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) in December last year.

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1 day ago

Have you got your tickets yet?

Heart Foundation Lotteries

Don’t miss out! For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Pegasus, Christchurch worth almost $1 million dollars.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting for its new owner.… View more
Don’t miss out! For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Pegasus, Christchurch worth almost $1 million dollars.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting for its new owner.

Make this property your permanent residence, a holiday home, rent it or even sell it! Get your tickets today at heartlottery.org.nz.
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9 hours ago

Police share a warning about Remutaka Hill

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

12:20PM UPDATE: Due to strong winds, Remutaka Hill is now CLOSED between Kaitoke and Featherston gates. Delay travel across the hill at this time.

Motorists are advised to avoid the Remutaka Hill due to weather conditions and an earlier crash.

What you need to know:
- One lane is closed on … View more
12:20PM UPDATE: Due to strong winds, Remutaka Hill is now CLOSED between Kaitoke and Featherston gates. Delay travel across the hill at this time.

Motorists are advised to avoid the Remutaka Hill due to weather conditions and an earlier crash.

What you need to know:
- One lane is closed on the south side near the summit after a truck trailer tipped just after 10am.
- High winds are making it increasingly difficult to travel over the hill.
- Police recommend delaying travel, taking alternative routes and extra care, driving to the conditions.

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3 days ago

Free Bowel Cancer Screening

Mid Central

In MidCentral, free bowel screening is now available for Māori and Pacific people aged 50-74 and from 60 years old for everyone else.

Around your birthday, you will receive an invitation, followed by a bowel screening test kit.

The bowel screening test is quick and simple to do by yourself… View more
In MidCentral, free bowel screening is now available for Māori and Pacific people aged 50-74 and from 60 years old for everyone else.

Around your birthday, you will receive an invitation, followed by a bowel screening test kit.

The bowel screening test is quick and simple to do by yourself at home. Make sure you do the test as soon as possible and send it back.

For further information, see the Time to Screen website, call 0800 924 432, or talk to your doctor.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Old TVs

Kris Neighbourly Lead from Waikanae Beach

Hi there,
Does anyone know where we can take the older style TVs?
I know Otaihanga tip takes them but at $25 a set (we have 4)

4 days ago

Enjoy Financial Certainty...

The Team from Ryman Healthcare

When you move to a Ryman village, the last thing you need to think about are unexpected costs. We offer financial security with rates, home insurance, exterior maintenance and gardening all covered under one fixed base weekly fee*, meaning once you’ve moved in you can focus on the things you … View moreWhen you move to a Ryman village, the last thing you need to think about are unexpected costs. We offer financial security with rates, home insurance, exterior maintenance and gardening all covered under one fixed base weekly fee*, meaning once you’ve moved in you can focus on the things you enjoy.

Find out more about our living options today and get ready for a new lifestyle.

*Weekly fee’s only increase if you change from independent living to serviced apartment living, or you add extra care options.
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20 hours ago

Instant winners this week!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The winners of the $100 Farmers gift cards are:

Loretta Ann from Dunedin

Tony Dickason from Te Rapa

Shamaiah Pupualii from Somerville

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The winners of the $100 Farmers gift cards are:

Loretta Ann from Dunedin

Tony Dickason from Te Rapa

Shamaiah Pupualii from Somerville

Nancy Power from Whanganui

Get in touch with our Helpdesk team before the 12th of March to claim your prize by heading here.

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4 days ago

Happy Leap Year for 2024!

Remuera Gardens

Make your new year plans come true. If you’re looking at your retirement options this summer, you should check out Remuera Gardens - a community in the heart of Auckland.

Our two bedroom apartments and serviced apartments are beautifully renovated, with garden views from your own deck or … View more
Make your new year plans come true. If you’re looking at your retirement options this summer, you should check out Remuera Gardens - a community in the heart of Auckland.

Our two bedroom apartments and serviced apartments are beautifully renovated, with garden views from your own deck or balcony. Sunny and spacious, these homes are perfect for privacy and independence, while household help can also be available to make day-to-day life a little easier.

Why not jump at this chance and come and see us this week!
Call Lyn on 021 845 524 or email lyn.ellis@realliving.co.nz
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1 day ago

Patagonia sweater

Matt from Waikanae

Men's Patagonia sweater. Medium. Very warm. Only worn once or twice. Selling as part of a clear out.

Bought it in the US - don't think it's available in these colours in NZ, but similar ones sell for NZD 220 (www.patagonia.co.nz...)

Pick up available from Waikanae or … View more
Men's Patagonia sweater. Medium. Very warm. Only worn once or twice. Selling as part of a clear out.

Bought it in the US - don't think it's available in these colours in NZ, but similar ones sell for NZD 220 (www.patagonia.co.nz...)

Pick up available from Waikanae or Wellington CBD.

Price: $130

4 days ago

St Andrew’s Village Market Day, March 2nd

St. Andrew's Village

Join us tomorrow, Saturday, March 2nd, for St. Andrew's Village Autumn Market Day, starting at 10 a.m.

Discover a delightful array of offerings, including crafts, beauty products, clothing, and exquisite jewellery. As you explore the stalls, savour delectable food and refreshing beverages,… View more
Join us tomorrow, Saturday, March 2nd, for St. Andrew's Village Autumn Market Day, starting at 10 a.m.

Discover a delightful array of offerings, including crafts, beauty products, clothing, and exquisite jewellery. As you explore the stalls, savour delectable food and refreshing beverages, all while being serenaded by local musicians.

It's a perfect day to indulge in shopping, culinary delights, and live music at our Market Day at 207 Riddell Road, Glendowie
Find out more

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1 day ago

Ingenuity Cradling Bouncer.

Morag from Waikanae

Ingenuity Cradling Bouncer. Excellent condition - $75. Plays 8 melodies and has soothing vibrations. You can read the details here in the manufacturers description. www.mightyape.co.nz...

Price: $75

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6 days ago
3 days ago

ON TOMORROW - Movies in the Park

The Team from Kāpiti Coast District Council

Tomorrow is the day for Movies in the Park! Come celebrate the start of Parks Week with us at Waikanae Park and enjoy a fun whānau night out!

Our teams have been keeping an eye on the weather and are hopeful any showers will hold off. Come prepared with a rain jacket, snuggly blanket and snack… View more
Tomorrow is the day for Movies in the Park! Come celebrate the start of Parks Week with us at Waikanae Park and enjoy a fun whānau night out!

Our teams have been keeping an eye on the weather and are hopeful any showers will hold off. Come prepared with a rain jacket, snuggly blanket and snack money to support our local sports teams' fundraising on the night. Our Waka Kori play trailer will be available for the tamariki to have fun from 4pm and between the movies.

Movies in the Park, Waikanae Park, 2 March
💙 5pm – Despicable Me
✈️ 7.10pm – Top Gun Maverick

This event is a safe space and whānau friendly event for all, and will be supported by our local Community Patrol and friendly Police teams. This Council event is proudly supported by Voyle & Co Realty and Zeal.

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6 days ago

Seeking a dependable vehicle dismantler?

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollarsView more
Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollars in removal costs.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Food recall: Zany Zeus Halloumi Cheese

James from Waikanae

Zany Zeus Limited is recalling a specific batch of its Zany Zeus Limited brand Halloumi due the possible presence of Bacillus cereus. Affected products should not be consumed.

READ MORE: www.mpi.govt.nz...

6 days ago

Free rides, games, toy making and DJ music coming to Ngāti Toa Domain

Porirua City Council

Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on … View more
Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on Sunday 3 March, from 11am–3pm.

Either pack a picnic and make a day of it or purchase something delicious from one of the food trucks. Bunnings Porirua will also be there with a free sausage sizzle while stocks last.

While enjoying some tasty kai, you can listen to tunes from young DJs aged between 12–15 years-old from the Aotearoa DJ Academy.

For those wanting free active fun, the inflatables will be out, with an inflatable sports field, mega obstacle course, inflatable slide, two baby castles and a baby bouncer to choose from – plus much more!
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1 day ago

Wanted GIB Cove Bond

Russell from Paraparaumu

I need a small amount of Cove Bond and Mitre10 are all out of the smaller bags. Does anyone have any leftover that I can relieve them of? Happy to collect anywhere in Kapiti.

6 days ago

Five out of five for Acacia Cove

Acacia Cove

Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great … View more
Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great quality of life for its residents. Acacia Cove gives its residents a social community feel, with bowling greens, snooker table, craft room and indoor pools, providing great opportunities for residents to mix and mingle. The five newly completed apartments are situated 50 metres away from the Village centre.

Acacia Cove understands that its residents require dwellings where they can live safely and independently. Universal Design provides this. Acacia Cove decided applying Universal Design best accessibility practice was of high importance.

If you’re aged 60 and over, value your independence but want greater security, come and have a look at the superb properties we have to offer.

Contact long time manager Burce Cullington on (09) 268 8522.
Find out more

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2 days ago

Vanity/Bath Taps with flex hoses

Barry from Paraparaumu Beach

99% new bath or vanity taps. Less than a year old but had to replace the vanity. Includes flexible connector hoses. $55 ono. $172 new from M10.
Pick up PPM Beach
Contact Barry on (04) 212 5611

Price: $55

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7 days ago

Sustainable Style. A Special Price.

Mazda NZ

If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is… View more
If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is perfect for zipping around your neighbourhood.

Find out more and book a test drive at your local Mazda Dealer today.
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2 days ago

Masport lawnmower

Michael from Waikanae Beach

In good going condition
blades sharpened
alloy body starts easy

Price: $150

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