Crofton Downs, Wellington

4 hours ago

Poll: Do you support the rules to build new homes?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Tens of thousands of new homes could be possible in Wellington after a major bipartisan housing announcement from Labour and National.
A new bill supported by both major parties strips red tape from the building process in an effort to accelerate medium-density housing.
The rule change will allow … View more
Tens of thousands of new homes could be possible in Wellington after a major bipartisan housing announcement from Labour and National.
A new bill supported by both major parties strips red tape from the building process in an effort to accelerate medium-density housing.
The rule change will allow people to build up to three homes of three storeys on most sites in Wellington without any need for resource consent from August 2022.
Tell us what you think and if you do not want your comments used put NFP.

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Do you support the rules to build new homes?
  • 29.1% Yes
    29.1% Complete
  • 46.3% No
    46.3% Complete
  • 24.6% Not sure, need more information
    24.6% Complete
175 votes
4 hours ago

Electric Weed Eater for sale

Neil from Thorndon

This weedeater has had about two hours use and comes with a brand new string cartridge.
$35 and it's yours!
Tel 027 499 1212

Price: $35

13 hours ago

Calling all creative minds today

Stuff

Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and … View more
Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and on Stuff. Entries close Friday 22 October.
Find out more

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20 hours ago

Free plants - flax and succulents

Church Secretary from Wadestown Presbyterian Church

We've had a gardening bee at Wadestown Presbytetian Church, and there are plants seeking a new home. Flax and succulents. They are by the door to the Church hall (old white wooden building) on Hanover St (Just off Wadestown Road). Free.

Free

1 day ago

Here's a cool idea for communicating with your neighbours without technology or breaching alert level rules...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while … View more
Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while also looking out for others in your community.

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3 days ago

SPCA Pet of the Day: Meet Marge

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Meet Marge, who was once a stray.

"I am a very talkative girl who is always up for a chat with my special human. I have a lot to say, especially when you pat me! I'm also very affectionate, with a particular affinity for head butts, pats, and being picked up. Being slow and steady in … View more
Meet Marge, who was once a stray.

"I am a very talkative girl who is always up for a chat with my special human. I have a lot to say, especially when you pat me! I'm also very affectionate, with a particular affinity for head butts, pats, and being picked up. Being slow and steady in your interactions with me is really important, as I can get nervous and unsettled when approached too quickly or intensely.
I'm not your typical lap cat during the day, but at night I want nothing more than to be by your side, whether that's sleeping on you or near you. I love bean bags, and temptation treats (in moderation of course!). I'm not always down to play, but when I'm in the mood, I love ping pong balls and stringy toys!
I'm looking for a quiet home with indoor/outdoor access, and that gives me space and independence when I need it. I would prefer a home without other animals or children as my mood can sometimes change quickly if I feel threatened or am unsure of my surroundings."

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1 day ago

Calling all creative minds today

Stuff

Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and … View more
Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and on Stuff. Entries close Friday 22 October.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Happy National Gardening Week! 👩‍🌾🍅

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our … View more
This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our hapori.

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2 days ago

Looking for some off cuts/roll of Anaglypta wallpaper RD0170

Carol from Karori

Hi,
I only need a square metre or so of this anaglypta to do a patch up job. Does anyone have any of this hidden in a cupboard or in the loft?
It would be greatly appreciated.
Many thanks, Carol

5 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Words and picture by Louise Thomas.

"I love birding – some days are just filled with hope and potential. I set out in the rain hoping to maybe see a few kākā/brown parrots or maybe snap a few tui on the right angle, possibly come across some rotund kererū for comedic relief. But some … View more
Words and picture by Louise Thomas.

"I love birding – some days are just filled with hope and potential. I set out in the rain hoping to maybe see a few kākā/brown parrots or maybe snap a few tui on the right angle, possibly come across some rotund kererū for comedic relief. But some days are blessed with a little extra and the unexpected. Today I came across an unbanded pair of kākāriki/red-crowned parakeets (Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae) fossicking in the undergrowth, then feeding in the trees – blissfully unaware they are relicts of better times. Hopefully proof-positive they are spreading in Wellington and the Hutt Valley. Wellington Botanic Gardens."

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3 days ago

How important is sustainability to you?

Stuff from Neighbourly Nz

Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchersView more
Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchers from the Restaurant Association of New Zealand.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Looking for a job?

Competenz

Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our … View more
Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our CV Builder tool to create a professional CV with the right information to get the attention of employers.

Check out our CV builder here. Or keep an eye on our Job Board for new opportunities!
Check out our Job Board

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4 days ago

🎃 🎃 Halloween 🎃 🎃

Nicole Neighbourly Lead from Khandallah

Halloween is getting closer - we will be welcoming truck or treaters who come by our home at 70 Jubilee Road. Top of the hill.

Halloween is on Sunday 31/10

I would like to suggest that to those who don’t want to participate in this event to put a sign somewhere obvious to say that. Saves … View more
Halloween is getting closer - we will be welcoming truck or treaters who come by our home at 70 Jubilee Road. Top of the hill.

Halloween is on Sunday 31/10

I would like to suggest that to those who don’t want to participate in this event to put a sign somewhere obvious to say that. Saves everyone getting bombarded and stressed out.

If you are happy to have trick or treaters at yours you probably know what to do……

Decorate Decorate Decorate!!!!

Happy Saturday! 👻🥳👽🤡💀

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3 days ago

5 Star Google Review

Andrew from Personal Property Management

5 Star Google Review
It is so nice to get great reviews from our owners and tenants. At PPM, we work hard to make sure that we are doing our best for our owners. This means finding fantastic tenants and ensuring that the property meets the new legal requirements. I have posted one review below but … View more
5 Star Google Review
It is so nice to get great reviews from our owners and tenants. At PPM, we work hard to make sure that we are doing our best for our owners. This means finding fantastic tenants and ensuring that the property meets the new legal requirements. I have posted one review below but please check out our Google page to see many more at Personal Property Management - Google reviews.

Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

"We have worked with Andrew Monastra of PPM for almost a year now. It took our family a while to make the decision to change to a property manager, and the whole time Andrew was patient, answering our questions and giving us the time we needed to switch. Since becoming our property manager, there have been law changes for landlords. Andrew has taken the initiative with many helpful suggestions to ensure we are compliant, and actively assisting us to find tradespeople to carry out works at a reasonable price. He has done the usual things like finding good tenants, doing property inspections and acting as our representative in a responsible manner. Andrew understands that he is working for us as landlords. He is knowledgeable, gets on with it, keeps us informed and also responds quickly when we contact him. Andrew has reduced our stress as landlords enormously. He is also a thoroughly nice guy, and we would highly recommend him as property manager."

Give Andrew a call if you need any help with your rental on 0274888933

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4 days ago

Cat friendly flat rental

Jo from Northland

Hi there I am looking for a one to two bedroom place to rent for both myself and well behaved young cat. I am a mature professional (teacher) whose current dwelling has just sold. I am happy to consider moving in or looking for a place with another mature professional if there is any interest. … View moreHi there I am looking for a one to two bedroom place to rent for both myself and well behaved young cat. I am a mature professional (teacher) whose current dwelling has just sold. I am happy to consider moving in or looking for a place with another mature professional if there is any interest. (I come fully furnished, minus the dining table and chairs) any leads or interest would be very appreciated.

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3 days ago

Queen Mattress & Base Set – Queen Size, Near New

Alison from Khandallah

Queen Mattress & Base Set – Queen Size, Near New

“Sleepmaker Miracoil Superior Sleep Support Pioneer Plush”

Purchased from Harvey Norman the “Miracoil” technology is described by Harvey Norman as “We’ve got your back – discover SleepMaker’s premium mattress with back … View more
Queen Mattress & Base Set – Queen Size, Near New

“Sleepmaker Miracoil Superior Sleep Support Pioneer Plush”

Purchased from Harvey Norman the “Miracoil” technology is described by Harvey Norman as “We’ve got your back – discover SleepMaker’s premium mattress with back support.

For consistent, even body support throughout the night, the continuous coil design of Miracoil has no equal.”

This Set, has 9 Feet (see photo), and has been slept in for only 6 months by one lightweight person, and is now surplus to requirements – genuine reason for sale.

Buyer must arrange your own Pick-Up and Delivery at your cost after purchase.

To View Phone or Text 0274477015

Price: $900

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