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7 hours ago

NZTA warns it could close the Auckland Harbour Bridge during storm

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours. Transport authorities have pulled double-decker buses from the Auckland Harbour Bridge and are warning it could close completely during a massive storm forecast for much of the country. this weekend.

MetService previously said travel disruptions are likely this weekend, as severe … View more
Hi neighbours. Transport authorities have pulled double-decker buses from the Auckland Harbour Bridge and are warning it could close completely during a massive storm forecast for much of the country. this weekend.

MetService previously said travel disruptions are likely this weekend, as severe gales, heavy rain and big waves batter the country, followed by cold Antarctic air bringing snow to low levels in the deep south.

Meteorologists believe the storm could be “one of the most widespread severe weather events this year”.

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) general manager of transport services Brett Gliddon advised motorcyclists and those driving high-sided vehicles to avoid the bridge.

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3 days ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once … View more
Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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6 days ago

Over 60s Lunch Group

Eve from Orewa

I haven’t had many replies for lunch next Monday 28 September at Maison Thai at Manly at 12 noon, if there is anyone who would like to join us please reply to this ad or evewager@gmail.com or 0210790857, please rsvp ASAP
Thanks

16 hours ago

Daylight savings

Nicky Horsbrough - Harcourts Helensville

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS starts this weekend - Sunday 27th September at 2am.
'Spring Forward - Fall Back'......so don't forget to put your clocks forward one hour! 🕑
Great time to check smoke alarm batteries too 💙

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1 day ago

Become a detective at Auckland Museum

The Team from Auckland Museum

Follow clues and discover which stories are fact or fake with the kids these school holidays! Start our free trail by grabbing a free copy of The Tāmaki Truth from the Museum entrance and guide yourself through the Museum to reveal secrets and stories.

Free with Museum entry, running until … View more
Follow clues and discover which stories are fact or fake with the kids these school holidays! Start our free trail by grabbing a free copy of The Tāmaki Truth from the Museum entrance and guide yourself through the Museum to reveal secrets and stories.

Free with Museum entry, running until Sunday 11 October – read more here.
Learn more

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1 day ago

Do you get our free gardening ezine?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a … View more
In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a year-round food supply. Plus go in the draw for fertiliser and soil enhancer from Fodda and there’s another chance to win Mr Fothergill’s ultimate garden pack.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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1 day ago

Paint a hat box

The Team from Resene ColorShop Silverdale

Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most… View more
Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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1 day ago

Resene Cambridge needs help to return the shop's pet cat, Timmy.

Resene

Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul … View more
Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul Norfolk and wife Gloria had looked all over town for their favourite store cat, along with the shop’s manager, Kerry Mason, and her staff.

“Timmy is such an icon around Cambridge, everyone knows him as the Resene cat,” Gloria said.
Read more

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2 days ago

Open Homes

Nicky Horsbrough - Harcourts Helensville

Check out my Open Homes this Sunday 27 September.

For more details go to my website.

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2 days ago

Property Guide

Harcourts Helensville

Check out this weeks online property guide to see our latest listings and Open Homes!

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3 days ago

Happy New Zealand Sign Language Week!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

NZ Sign Language is unique to our country and is one of New Zealand's three official languages, so those are some great reasons to celebrate it!
Check out the Neighbourly team trying their hand at simple greetings that you could sign in your neighbourhood.

6 days ago

Coronavirus is more of a reason to sort out the stadium

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It's easy to say things shouldn't be done because we need to focus on Covid-19 elimination, but maybe that's more of an argument to sort out the stadium plan. Read the story below.

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3 days ago

$45.00 Naturopathic and medical herbalist consult if you are under 65 years old. Free for over 65's. Under 6s free

Linda from Orewa

We help with sleeping issues, pain, blood sugar regulation, anxiety, thyroid issues, ADHD, coeliac, food intolerances, stress, low immunity... e - mail linda.naude@spcnmstudent.ac.nz.

Price: $45

3 days ago

W&F: Perfect Pairs

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Perfect Pairs 2020 is a 5-course Tapas menu, enjoyed with a flight of boutique New Zealand guaranteed to whet your appetite.
This interactive workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the wines with each course and identify the best wine pairing based on your personal preferences.
The … View more
Perfect Pairs 2020 is a 5-course Tapas menu, enjoyed with a flight of boutique New Zealand guaranteed to whet your appetite.
This interactive workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the wines with each course and identify the best wine pairing based on your personal preferences.
The dishes include Palusami, Korean fried chicken and more.
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Saturday, 3 Oct from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

3 days ago

Riverhead Family Church Sunday Service 10am.

David Cooper from Riverhead Family Church

Yippee!!!
Please join us this Sunday (Sept 27th) as we celebrate Jesus together.
Everyone is most welcome.

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4 days ago

Blue September

Nicky Horsbrough - Harcourts Helensville

We are proudly supporting Blue September! 💙
Pop into our office to grab your raffle tickets for this awesome gift basket or see Ellena at the Kaukapakapa Market on Sunday.

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