Waitotara, Wanganui

5 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What … View more
The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 32.6% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    32.6% Complete
  • 14.6% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.6% Complete
  • 2.6% I don’t have an opinion
    2.6% Complete
  • 50.2% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    50.2% Complete
691 votes
6 hours ago

Police seeking vehicle after serious incident - Can you help?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

A person was left with serious injuries after their car was stolen in Whanganui.

The car, with registration FUN993, was stolen during a robbery outside Trafalgar Square bus stop around 5:30am on Saturday. The person was seriously injured and taken to Whanganui Hospital.

Electrical equipment … View more
A person was left with serious injuries after their car was stolen in Whanganui.

The car, with registration FUN993, was stolen during a robbery outside Trafalgar Square bus stop around 5:30am on Saturday. The person was seriously injured and taken to Whanganui Hospital.

Electrical equipment and tools were also taken during the robbery. If you have any information, please contact Police on 105 or 0800 555 111.

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15 hours ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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1 day ago

Found, horse halter, totora street

Shona from Whanganui

Till me the colour of it and it's yours

Free

2 days ago

How to use Brother sewing machine

Sam from South Taranaki District

Is there anybody in Hawera area and around, who could show us how to use Brother sewing machine?
By the way we are in 70s
Thanks
Sam

3 days 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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3 days ago

Bearded dragon

Holger from South Taranaki District

Our beardy, Freddy, ca. 4 years old male, is looking for a new home ( we can't take him with us...). He's living in a terrarium which is part of the package, fully equipped with thermostat, heat lamp and other accessories. Pick up only from Hawera.

Price: $850

3 days 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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3 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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4 days ago

Is your phone emergency ready? 📢📲

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Only 10 days to go until the 2019 Emergency Mobile Alert nationwide test on 24 November!

EMAs allow you to quickly receive important information from relevant government agencies if there is a serious risk to your life, health or property. The upcoming test allows NZ Civil Defence to evaluate the … View more
Only 10 days to go until the 2019 Emergency Mobile Alert nationwide test on 24 November!

EMAs allow you to quickly receive important information from relevant government agencies if there is a serious risk to your life, health or property. The upcoming test allows NZ Civil Defence to evaluate the system to ensure as many people as possible can receive alerts.

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4 days ago

Do more of what you love!

Jane Winstone Retirement Village

We'll pull the weeds, so you can play with your grandkids.

Experience our retirement villages: youtu.be...

5 days ago

Get ready for marton market day

Project Marton

On November 23rd the streets of Marton will come to life with stalls, entertainment, and bargains galore.

In addition to over 230 sites selling a huge range of products including artisan foods, clothing, garden art, children's books and toys, local retailers will have Market Day specials … View more
On November 23rd the streets of Marton will come to life with stalls, entertainment, and bargains galore.

In addition to over 230 sites selling a huge range of products including artisan foods, clothing, garden art, children's books and toys, local retailers will have Market Day specials and there will be live music, internationally renowned comic entertainment and activities all day long at this free event.

So invite your family and friends and don't miss out on the opportunity to purchase unique New Zealand made Christmas presents or grab some goodies for yourself.
Find out more

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5 days ago

Multicultural Night

Vijeshwar from Whanganui East

Organised by Multicultural Council of Rangitikei/Whanganui inc
Saturday 16/11/2019 at Memorial Hall from 5.30 pm.
You can buy different ethnic food. The programme is free

6 days ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness. … View moreWhen Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

Read the full article.
Find out more

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