Whanganui East, Wanganui

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66 days ago

Missing siamese cat

Samantha from Gonville

Hello, my children's much loved siamese cat has gone missing from Bedford Ave, Gonville. She is 7 years old, very friendly and talkative and goes by the name of 'JoJo'. She loves children and is likely to have wandered into another families home while I was away last weekend. My … View moreHello, my children's much loved siamese cat has gone missing from Bedford Ave, Gonville. She is 7 years old, very friendly and talkative and goes by the name of 'JoJo'. She loves children and is likely to have wandered into another families home while I was away last weekend. My children are missing her and we would love nothing more than if she was returned. Reward of $50.00 offered. Please call Sam on 0274471966 if you know her whereabouts. Thank you.

65 days ago

Bin storage

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whanganui

Form meets function in this stylish bin storage and planter combination painted in bold Resene hues. Find out how to create your own.

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66 days ago

Digital Boost is here to help

Digital Boost

Lockdowns are tough for many in business, so let us share the load.

Whether it's setting up technology to keep your business running smoothly, or advice on working remotely.

Get in touch with us, we’d love to help.

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66 days ago

Nominate your Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year!

The Team from New Zealander of the Year Award | Ngā Tohu Pou Kōhure o Aotearoa

Kia ora Manawatu Whanganui neighbours!

We hope that you are safe and sound with your bubbles at home.

With two weeks to go until nominations close – it's time to lockdown your nomination for 2022 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. We're looking for that special person in this … View more
Kia ora Manawatu Whanganui neighbours!

We hope that you are safe and sound with your bubbles at home.

With two weeks to go until nominations close – it's time to lockdown your nomination for 2022 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. We're looking for that special person in this community – the one doing exceptional mahi to make the Manawatu a better place.

Nominations close 31 August and only take 5 minutes.

Get in quick – www.nzawards.co.nz...

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67 days ago

Industry Skills Development Handbook

Competenz

Is this you?

You know building the skills and capability of your staff is vital, but it’s hard to know where to start or even where to turn for advice, so it keeps sliding down your to-do list.

Use this guidebook to develop your company’s capability and improve your bottom line.
Free download

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70 days ago

Set up for life: The ‘Tattooed Baker’

Competenz

"It was the absolute best decision. I was a fully qualified baker at the age of 21 and had no student debt. So while my high school peers were living a broke student life at university, I was debt-free and earning a good wage.”

Another great success story featuring Bex Savage, who … View more
"It was the absolute best decision. I was a fully qualified baker at the age of 21 and had no student debt. So while my high school peers were living a broke student life at university, I was debt-free and earning a good wage.”

Another great success story featuring Bex Savage, who discovered her passion for baking after embarking on a Competenz Craft Baking apprenticeship when she was 18​, an experience she says set her up for life.

Read the full story

Looking to get into an apprenticeship? Get in touch with us now

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68 days ago

New Zealand at Alert Level 4

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

UPDATE
August 18
1.16pm

The Prime Minister and the Director-General of Health are currently giving an update to the nation at the Beehive.

Here's what you need to know:
- Genome sequencing was undertaken last night and it has been confirmed that this is linked to the NSW outbreak.
- … View more
UPDATE
August 18
1.16pm

The Prime Minister and the Director-General of Health are currently giving an update to the nation at the Beehive.

Here's what you need to know:
- Genome sequencing was undertaken last night and it has been confirmed that this is linked to the NSW outbreak.
- There are no genomic matches to those cases at the border to this case.
- There are a further two cases to report in the community. ​
- From 11:59pm, it will be compulsory to wear masks when accessing essential services.
- From 8am tomorrow, the Covid-19 vaccination programme will resume.
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UPDATE
August 18
9.10am

- Four new cases have been identified, all genomically linked to the original case
- The original case has been confirmed as having the Delta variant
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New Zealand will move to a Level 4 lockdown after a community case was detected in Auckland.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Ashley Bloomfield at a press conference, where she confirmed that Auckland and Coromandel would move to Alert Level 4 from 11.59pm for seven days, while the rest of the country will be under Level 4 conditions for three days.

It is unknown whether this case is that of the Delta variant. Bloomfield stated that genome sequencing will be completed by tomorrow morning.

There is currently 23 locations of interest, 10 in Auckland and 13 in Coromandel. Current locations of interest can be found here.

The case has no links to the border and interviews are currently being undertaken with the case to find any possible locations of interest and how they came to be in contact with Covid-19.

Here's what you need to know:
- A refresh on Level restrictions and what it means for you.
- Here are the locations of interest.
- If you have any flu-like symptoms, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or ring your GP.
- Find your closest Covid-19 testing location on the Healthpoint website
- Essential services such as supermarkets and pharmacies will remain open.

For more information, visit covid19.govt.nz.

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69 days ago

Why Transportable?

Ezyline Homes

Enjoy the cost-saving, simplicity and quality that comes with a pre-built home. Ezyline Homes builds your new home in their yard and transports to you! That means they will:

- Save you Time
- Be less Hassle
- Save you Money
- Be Better Quality
- Be more Environmentally Friendly

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Enjoy the cost-saving, simplicity and quality that comes with a pre-built home. Ezyline Homes builds your new home in their yard and transports to you! That means they will:

- Save you Time
- Be less Hassle
- Save you Money
- Be Better Quality
- Be more Environmentally Friendly

Visit our website or contact our team 0800 399 546 (0800 EZYLINE) for more info today!
Find out more

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69 days ago

Spiritual Meetings

Carol Watt from Wanganui Spiritual and Awareness Centre

We are pleased to announce that we are recommencing our Sunday evening meetings, starting this Sunday 17th October at 7pm, St John Ambulance Hall, 25 Tawa Street.
We will be complying with govt Covid-19 level 2 regulations...1 meter distancing, we encourage wearing of masks, QR scan or Contract … View more
We are pleased to announce that we are recommencing our Sunday evening meetings, starting this Sunday 17th October at 7pm, St John Ambulance Hall, 25 Tawa Street.
We will be complying with govt Covid-19 level 2 regulations...1 meter distancing, we encourage wearing of masks, QR scan or Contract Tracing Register on entry, Hand Sanitiser.
HAPPY 40TH BIRTHDAY WANGANUI SPIRITUAL & AWARENESS CENTRE
Come along on Sunday night 7pm St Johns Ambulance Hall, 25 Tawa Street to help us celebrate 40 years as a Spiritual Sanctuary here in Wanganui.
Our special guest is the lovely Shellie Hanley along with her harp. She will be performing her Visual Sound Meditation Healing experience with her kaleidoscopic light show accompanied by her amazing channelled harp music - recently debuted at the PNth Matariki Festival (see demo on her facebook page)
Help us to celebrate and enjoy a birthday supper after the meeting.
Everyone is most welcome. Enquiries ph Carol 027 697 6308

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70 days ago

Vertical Arborists Must Have (Digital) Tool

Digital Boost

Hi Neighbours,

When you’re ‘on the tools’, putting them down to deal with your business administration can cost time and money.

Whether it’s building, hairdressing or plumbing - running an efficient trade-based business means minimising admin time right?

Vertical Arborists are a local … View more
Hi Neighbours,

When you’re ‘on the tools’, putting them down to deal with your business administration can cost time and money.

Whether it’s building, hairdressing or plumbing - running an efficient trade-based business means minimising admin time right?

Vertical Arborists are a local business in Manawatu. They are fearless tree trimmers who aren’t afraid of heights and chainsaws, or going digital.

It might be a different tool belt, but by using the right suite of apps, they've cracked the digital code to achieve maximum productivity.

If your business could do with some streamlining, check out their story and find out how they did it by learning with Digital Boost.

Check out Digital Boost to learn how you too can digitise your job management process. This week we have loads of new videos up for those of you wanting to get started with Digital Starter.

Come and join us!

The Team at Digital Boost.

71 days ago

Limited time offer!

Neighbourly

Want to increase your reach by thousands? Now's your chance!

For a limited time only, we're offering you a 3 month Premium Business listing for only $79+GST*

Usually $149+GST, Neighbourly Premium enables you to grow a strong presence in your local community. Find friendly … View more
Want to increase your reach by thousands? Now's your chance!

For a limited time only, we're offering you a 3 month Premium Business listing for only $79+GST*

Usually $149+GST, Neighbourly Premium enables you to grow a strong presence in your local community. Find friendly neighbours who need your services, showcase what makes you stand out from the rest and connect with people who want to ‘shop local’.

*T&Cs apply
Sign up now

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72 days ago

Warm welcome to Digital Boost

Neighbourly

We're very excited to announce Digital Boost as our new Neighbourly partner.
Digital Boost is a free online learning platform providing tutorials on how to operate a business in today's digital world.

We truly believe in the support and tools they provide to help digitally upskill … View more
We're very excited to announce Digital Boost as our new Neighbourly partner.
Digital Boost is a free online learning platform providing tutorials on how to operate a business in today's digital world.

We truly believe in the support and tools they provide to help digitally upskill New Zealand SME businesses.

Please join us in welcoming Digital Boost and stay tuned for tips and tricks, online tutorials and other exciting content!
Learn more

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72 days ago

Take a stand

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whanganui

Create a pastel-hued cake stand painted in your favourite Resene pastel testpots and use it to create an enticing display of Easter treats or home-baked delicacies. This Easter-themed, tiered pedestal cake stand is so easy to make, and you'll use it over and over again, whether it’s for a … View moreCreate a pastel-hued cake stand painted in your favourite Resene pastel testpots and use it to create an enticing display of Easter treats or home-baked delicacies. This Easter-themed, tiered pedestal cake stand is so easy to make, and you'll use it over and over again, whether it’s for a party, afternoon tea or just a cute way to display your home baking. Find out how to create your own.

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73 days ago

Kiwis are being stung by high power bills.

Flick

⚡ Weather and supply has been the scapegoat for the price hikes, but the truth is that New Zealand’s electricity market is broken - denying Kiwis access to fair pricing. 👎🏽 Over 100,000 NZ households are currently living in energy hardship, and if things continue, more families will be … View more⚡ Weather and supply has been the scapegoat for the price hikes, but the truth is that New Zealand’s electricity market is broken - denying Kiwis access to fair pricing. 👎🏽 Over 100,000 NZ households are currently living in energy hardship, and if things continue, more families will be at risk.

Kiwis deserve better, which is why we’re fighting for power affordability for all of us. But we can’t do it alone.

Join us in the Revolt to bring power prices down, by signing the petition to demand that the Government reforms NZ’s broken electricity market. #Powergate ✊🏾 ✊🏿 ✊🏼 ✊🏽

Sign and share the petition at jointherevolt.co.nz
Find out more

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73 days ago

Poll: Have you got a side hustle?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Are you making a bit of cash from your hobby, offering a service on the side, selling things on social media or doing a few paid hours in the community? If you’re supplementing your main income or superannuation, you’re running a side hustle! Maybe you’re baking cupcakes, a part-time retired … View moreAre you making a bit of cash from your hobby, offering a service on the side, selling things on social media or doing a few paid hours in the community? If you’re supplementing your main income or superannuation, you’re running a side hustle! Maybe you’re baking cupcakes, a part-time retired handyman or selling hand-knitted scarves - we’re curious. Let us know if you have a side hustle in our poll below!

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Have you got a side hustle?
  • 22.4% Yes I do - it’s up and running
    22.4% Complete
  • 11.2% I’m just getting one started
    11.2% Complete
  • 59.2% No I don’t
    59.2% Complete
  • 7.2% I don’t understand what a side hustle is
    7.2% Complete
1103 votes
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