Waiterimu, Waiterimu

63 days ago

DIY patterned perfection!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Te Rapa

If you like the pattern on a particular wallpaper but it’s not the right colour or scale, why not use it as inspiration for your own paint project?

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

Image
64 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter October 2019

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The October edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new SuperGold Card app and upgraded website.

In this issue we find out about being Cyber Smart and International Day of Older Persons.

We also … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The October edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new SuperGold Card app and upgraded website.

In this issue we find out about being Cyber Smart and International Day of Older Persons.

We also talked to the MenzShed about it's significance within communities across the country.

To subscribe, follow this link: bit.ly...

To view the current edition go to: bit.ly...

Image
64 days ago

Petanque

Alan Neighbourly Lead from Huntly

Friday morning is the opening day of Petanque in Huntly. Held at the Huntly bowling club at the Domain and starts 9.30 (Please arrive 9.15 for instruction etc

64 days ago

#NeighbourlySupporters - final draw!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Have you been watching the game with your neighbours? Maybe you have invited the guy next door to come along and watch at the pub or you've organised a family BBQ on game day? You could win a $50 voucher - so game-day chips and dips are on us!

Simply enter the #neighbourlysupporters drawView more
Have you been watching the game with your neighbours? Maybe you have invited the guy next door to come along and watch at the pub or you've organised a family BBQ on game day? You could win a $50 voucher - so game-day chips and dips are on us!

Simply enter the #neighbourlysupporters draw before the weekend.

Thanks to everyone who has entered so far! We love seeing what you have been up to in your neighbourhoods.

Image
64 days ago

Help us design a disability responsiveness system

Andre Chivell from Waikato District Health Board

He mihi nui ki a koutou katoa. Nau mai Haere mai. Homai ō whakāro mo te Waikato DHB Disability Responsiveness Plan. 

Kia ora. Early this year we held a Disability Workshop seeking information on the challenges whānau hauā (people living with a disability and their whānau) face when … View more
He mihi nui ki a koutou katoa. Nau mai Haere mai. Homai ō whakāro mo te Waikato DHB Disability Responsiveness Plan. 

Kia ora. Early this year we held a Disability Workshop seeking information on the challenges whānau hauā (people living with a disability and their whānau) face when accessing health services.

We listened to your kōrero and now have a draft Disability Responsiveness Plan that provides goals and actions for Waikato DHB to implement in order to eliminate the barriers and inequities faced by whānau hauā, in particular Māori, Pasifika and rural whānau hauā.

Date: Monday 7 October from 11am - 1pm
Venue: Waahi Whanui, 17 Parry St, Huntly

We would like your feedback. Do you think we’ve got this right? And what is most important for you?

For more information go to our website www.waikatodhb.health.nz/drp
●for the draft Waikato DHB Disability Responsiveness Plan
●listen to a message from our Consumer Council
●or feedback by completing the online survey on our webpage

RSVP to Norma.Taute@waikatodhb.health.nz or phone 027 406 5184 by the 6 October.
Find out more

Image
65 days ago

National Gardening Week: Flower Power

Yates Gardener

The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seedsView more
The call is out to bring back flowers and create a riot of colour in gardens this October for National Gardening Week!

National Gardening Week: Flower Power - 21-28 October 2019

To get you started flower-bombing register online between 1st and 14th October to receive a free packet of seeds from Yates flower range including flowers for colour & bees.

We’re also on the search for Yates Budding Young Gardener 2019, the lucky winner will become a Yates Kid Ambassador for one year and win a family trip for four, to Hawaii. Entries close 6th October.
T's & C's apply.
Find out more

Image
65 days ago

DYLAN MORAN - CLAUDELANDS ARENA MON 21 OCT

Adrian Bohm Presents

Legendary Irish comedian Dylan Moran is returning to New Zealand with a brand-new show Dr. Cosmos.

Moran will once again offer his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life, all served with poetical panache from one of the finest comedians of his generation.
View more
Legendary Irish comedian Dylan Moran is returning to New Zealand with a brand-new show Dr. Cosmos.

Moran will once again offer his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life, all served with poetical panache from one of the finest comedians of his generation.

Moran has been called the Oscar Wilde of comedy and his famed style - deadpan, witty and crackpot lyricism - promises to be an unmissable journey through his interpretations of the world, swerving cliche to offer a cutting blow to our idiosyncrasies
Buy tickets now!

Image
66 days ago

Have you passed "inheritance" on to your kids?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We're on the hunt for people who've passed "inheritance" on to their kids while still alive? i.e. you haven't made them wait for it to be distributed by a will. Do you fit the bill? Get in touch with susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

66 days ago

Prepared For Anything - October 1st to 31st ⚠️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Here at Neighbourhood Support we know first hand that communities that stay connected and prepared fare better in emergencies than those without a plan.

For the month of October, we want to see how you tackle emergency preparedness. From getting first aid training to putting together a grab n’ … View more
Here at Neighbourhood Support we know first hand that communities that stay connected and prepared fare better in emergencies than those without a plan.

For the month of October, we want to see how you tackle emergency preparedness. From getting first aid training to putting together a grab n’ go bag with survival essentials, a little bit of planning goes a long way to make sure you can get through any situation.

This month also coincides with International Day of Disaster Reduction on October 13th and New Zealand’s national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi, ShakeOut, on Thursday, October 17th at 1.30pm.

Let us know how you’re preparing for anything in your home, at work or in your community by tagging us in your posts + using the following hashtag so we can see what you get up to:

#NSNZprepared

Image
66 days ago

Strong wind watch

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Waikato.

Valid: 6 hours from 3:00pm to 9:00pm Wednesday.
Forecast: Southwest winds may approach severe gale in exposed places during this time.

An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Tuesday 1 Oct 2019.

Image
66 days ago

Keith Holmes for Waikato Regional Council

Keith Holmes

Hello neighbours! Voting forms have now been sent out to Waikato mailboxes.

Don’t forget to have your say! I am standing as a candidate for Waikato Regional Council in the Waikato constituency. I hold a long history of governance, including my role as Chair of the WRC Lower Waikato Zone … View more
Hello neighbours! Voting forms have now been sent out to Waikato mailboxes.

Don’t forget to have your say! I am standing as a candidate for Waikato Regional Council in the Waikato constituency. I hold a long history of governance, including my role as Chair of the WRC Lower Waikato Zone Committee.

As a councillor, my aim would be to work relentlessly to drive accountability, value authentic science and represent all people with equality, honesty and integrity.

For more information on my campaign, visit www.keithholmes.co.nz.
Find out more

Image
67 days ago

Last call for our subscription offer - special for Neighbourly members

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

This offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at … View moreThis offer ends today! For 75 years, NZ Gardener has been sharing great gardening advice and amazing New Zealand gardens, DIY projects, seasonal recipes and preserves and more. For the month of September we’d like to offer our Neighbourly audience a special offer for a one-year subscription at $75. Use the promo code NZGN75.

Image
67 days ago

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Greens have announced support for voting at 16.

Green party co-leader James Shaw said he saw "switched on" young people demanding to be heard by politicians. They were desperately unhappy about the decisions political leaders were making about their futures.

What do you think?

Image
Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • 17.6% Absolutely - young people are our future!
    17.6% Complete
  • 70% No - they lack experience to make good judgements
    70% Complete
  • 12.5% It depends on the 16-year-old
    12.5% Complete
1815 votes
77 days ago

robust tools

Dosh Limited

Welded up this spade after I got sick of wooden handles breaking on my jobs. Now it's fully stainless steel and it gets a bit of interest. Out of curiosity if I was to build some more of these would anyone be keen on buying them? Cheers.

Image
Top