Aro Valley, Wellington

11 hours ago

Michael Fowler bridge coming down Michael Fowler bridge

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The city council is dismantling the Michael Fowler Centre bridge as it prepares to put in base isolators as its prepares to earthquakes strengthen the building.
A crane will be onsite on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 February
The bridge was added to the Michael Fowler Centre in the 1990s.

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2 days ago

Push to get every Kiwi scanning, every time

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Come on Neighourly folk remember to scan, every time you go out.
As new highly transmissible Covid-19 strains send countries into second and third lockdowns, Stuff is forging ahead with its “Stop! Scanner time” campaign to remind Kiwis of the importance to keep scanning QR codes, should there … View more
Come on Neighourly folk remember to scan, every time you go out.
As new highly transmissible Covid-19 strains send countries into second and third lockdowns, Stuff is forging ahead with its “Stop! Scanner time” campaign to remind Kiwis of the importance to keep scanning QR codes, should there be a community outbreak.
Everyone – every single one of us – needs to be scanning the NZ Covid Tracer app, or signing in on a sheet of paper, every single time.
Come on Neighourly folk remember to scan, every time you go out.

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1 day ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Hi Neighbourly folk, this one should not be to hard.

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1 day ago

Seed Sharing for Neighbours Day!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

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We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.

ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!

Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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3 hours ago

Circus Theatre show THIS WEEKEND: gold coin donation entry

Laura from Newtown

Catch "Flora and the Fantastic Flower" at Newtown Community Centre this weekend! Show times are 6pm Friday, 1pm Saturday and 6pm Sunday. Blending circus, comedy and playful painting, this is a show for the young and young at heart. Entry is a gold coin donation. Check out the Facebook … View moreCatch "Flora and the Fantastic Flower" at Newtown Community Centre this weekend! Show times are 6pm Friday, 1pm Saturday and 6pm Sunday. Blending circus, comedy and playful painting, this is a show for the young and young at heart. Entry is a gold coin donation. Check out the Facebook event which also includes accessibility information: fb.me...

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3 hours ago

Single bed down duvet inners

Cathy from Kelburn

2 dry cleaned single bed down filled duvets - yours to pick up

Free

12 hours ago

Newtown green grocer

Happy from Newtown Greengrocer

Watermelon $2.99 each
Rockmelon 2 for $5
For today and tomorrow only
Thanks

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2 days ago

Razor blades in the walls....

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Has anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a… View moreHas anyone ever seen something like the image below in an older Kiwi home? Does anyone remember them from their childhood? These strange slots allowed you to rid yourself of an old razor and never think of it again...but it also meant, years down the track, that someone renovating would be in for a nasty, rusty surprise.
I'm certain I've seen something like this here in Aotearoa-NZ, but can't for the life of me recall where. It was in the back of the medicine cupboard. Let us know if you've seen, had - or have - one in your home.

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1 day ago

Available to help!

Alex from Karori

While looking for full time employment I am available to do childcare, cleaning, dog walking and other odd jobs in the Wellington area! 27 years old, qualified youth development worker, car and clean license. Please get in touch if you need a hand! 😀☀️

1 day ago

What's On: Sing To Me

Nicolette from Auckland Central

Two worlds collide when mild-mannered optometrist Ata and fierce sea maiden Whetū fall in love. From Taki Rua Productions and directed by Miriama McDowell.
Sing To Me
  • Te Whaea Theatre (Toi Whakaari)
1 day ago

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide is now available on our website, providing practical guidance for businesses, services and communities interested in putting an age friendly business programme in place in their city or stores.

If you are thinking about … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The Becoming an Age Friendly Business Implementation Guide is now available on our website, providing practical guidance for businesses, services and communities interested in putting an age friendly business programme in place in their city or stores.

If you are thinking about developing an Age friendly Business programme or have more questions about how to get involved, get in touch with us at osc@msd.govt.nz.

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1 day ago

We welcome Dope to the neighbourhood

Sustainability Trust

There's a new plant-based smell lingering down Forresters Lane. Some say it's a bit nutty, a bit sweet, maybe just a bit spicy.

It smells 100% plant-based. Got the munchies? We sure do.

Yup! We're delighted to share that we've welcomed Dope to Forresters Lane.

Let's … View more
There's a new plant-based smell lingering down Forresters Lane. Some say it's a bit nutty, a bit sweet, maybe just a bit spicy.

It smells 100% plant-based. Got the munchies? We sure do.

Yup! We're delighted to share that we've welcomed Dope to Forresters Lane.

Let's talk about Dope.

Their 100% plant-based coffees, smoothies, treats and eats are so delish you'll be wondering why you hadn't had Dope before.

Come say hi to Sian and Sean they're open from 7.30 am to 2 pm Tuesday to Friday.

Don't forget to BYO cup! You'll need one if you want to take your coffee away.

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3 days ago

Keep up with the latest America's Cup action

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Who's foiling and who's failing?

Stuff's America's Cup correspondent Duncan Johnstone brings you all the action from on and off the water, delivered to your inbox every Monday.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter (for free) here.

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1 day ago

Under Cupboard Bin

Christopher from Brooklyn

This swings out when you open the cupboard door. The only part missing is the bin, but a standard bucket fits. For free before it goes to the Tip Shop.

Free

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1 day ago

Arts icon Bill Sheat has died aged 90

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Lower Hutt lawyer and arts stalwart Bill Sheat died on Wednesday, January 20 after a short illness aged 90. As well as saving two of Wellington’s most important buildings – the Opera House and Embassy Theatre – from the wrecking ball, Sheat wil be remembered for his massive contribution to … View moreLower Hutt lawyer and arts stalwart Bill Sheat died on Wednesday, January 20 after a short illness aged 90. As well as saving two of Wellington’s most important buildings – the Opera House and Embassy Theatre – from the wrecking ball, Sheat wil be remembered for his massive contribution to the arts over a 60-year period.
In 2019, he was chosen as a Wellington Icon at the Gold Awards for his service to Wellington arts over the previous 60 years.

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1 day ago

Fresh Lychee

Naichao from Oriental Pantry

Dear Neighbours,

Fresh Australian Lychee has just arrived.

Only $40 per kg.

Please come and check it.

Cheers!

Price: $40

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