34 days ago

GWRC Chair Chris Laidlaw steps down. Eight current regional councillors to stand again.

Roger from Roseneath


GWRC Chair Chris Laidlaw has announced he will not stand again in coming elections. Crs Sue Kedgley and Ian McKinnon will not stand again. Eight current regional councillors will stand again this year: Crs Roger Blakeley, Daran Ponter, Adrienne Staples, Jenny Brash, Barbara Donaldson, Prue Lamason, David Ogden, and Penny Gaylor. Crs Paul Swain and Ken Laban could not be reached for comment.

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2 days ago

Short Term storage

Judy from Aro Valley

I'm looking for short term storage to get some things out of the house temporarily before we move at the end of October. If anyone has a spare garage they'd like to rent until then please contact me. jgthorpe44@gmail.com.

3 days ago

Do you need a last minute HOUSESITTER this weekend?

Liljana (Lily) from Brooklyn

Hi Neighbours
I am a very reliable house/pet sitter with over 14 years experience, both locally and overseas, taking care of dogs, puppies, cats, kittens, chickens and your home.


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3 hours ago

Vinyasa Yoga on Saturday mornings - Aro Valley Community Center (9 am - 60 mins) - Brooklyn Community Center (10.30 am - 75 mins) Blue Ocean Yoga

Jenn from Brooklyn

Hi there

I am a certified yoga instructor and will be returning tomorrow to lead two class on Saturday morning. The first will be a 60 min yoga class at the Aro Valley Community Center at 9 am and the second will be a 75 min yoga class at the Brooklyn Community Center at 10.30 am.

This will be a gentle, but strong practice and guaranteed to get you moving.

Classes will be held Saturday mornings for the following dates listed below:

2019 Schedule (2020 schedule coming soon)

24 and 31 August
7, 14, 21 and 28 September
(Please note: no class on 21 September in Brooklyn due to the Brooklyn Community Market that has been scheduled. Consideration for an alternate location).

5, 12, 19 and 26 October
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November
7, 14 and 21 December
(Please note: no class on 7 December in Brooklyn due to the Brooklyn Community Market that has been scheduled. Depending on weather, we might be able to have a class outside).

Parking available at the Brooklyn Community center (car park or on street).

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me directly or call.

All levels welcome/drop in. Please bring your mat!

Look forward to seeing all of you there.

Kind regards