Grenada North, Wellington

17 hours ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Meowmeow

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Teresa Reynolds is the proud owner of Meowmeow.
"Meowmeow of Wainuiomata. She loves to be in on the action."

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say which suburb you live in.

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4 days 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?
  • 33.8% Yes
    33.8% Complete
  • 44.8% No
    44.8% Complete
  • 21.3% Not sure, need more information
    21.3% Complete
839 votes
1 day ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Kelson based photographer Andrew Gorrie took this stunning photo of a tūī from his backyard. It took him over 30 shots to get the tūī lined up with the moon.

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6 hours ago

Free baby buggy/stroller

Mike from Newlands

We bought this second hand and it served us well, it’s in about the same condition as when we got it. We’ve added a rain cover which is torn but still functional.

Last time we pumped up the tyre was about 6 months ago so it’s a very slow leak.

This will serve somebody very well, and again … View more
We bought this second hand and it served us well, it’s in about the same condition as when we got it. We’ve added a rain cover which is torn but still functional.

Last time we pumped up the tyre was about 6 months ago so it’s a very slow leak.

This will serve somebody very well, and again - it’s free! Pickup from Newlands

Please only take it if it’s for your personal use - no resellers PLEASE

Free

3 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This could be a tough one. Anybody got any ideas who this is and what is going on?

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21 hours ago

Change one young life today

Variety – the Children’s Charity

Every day, in neighbourhoods across New Zealand, 1 in 5 Kiwi kids are missing out on the essentials and opportunities they need to thrive.

Hundreds of children are waiting to be connected with a sponsor. For just $50 a month, you can make a meaningful difference by giving a child access to … View more
Every day, in neighbourhoods across New Zealand, 1 in 5 Kiwi kids are missing out on the essentials and opportunities they need to thrive.

Hundreds of children are waiting to be connected with a sponsor. For just $50 a month, you can make a meaningful difference by giving a child access to essentials like clothing, bedding, shoes and stationery, as well as the opportunity to attend school trips. Become a Kiwi Kid Sponsor and change a child's life today.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Bring back the bucket!

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington’s famous, or according to some infamous, Bucket Fountain is missing a yellow bucket.
Have you seen it?

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1 day ago

What's On: FREE Online STEM Open Day!

Bayley from Huapai - Kumeu

Brain Play is offering an online open-day of exciting science and technology activities! Ages 5 - 15. Coding, Animation, 3D Printing and more! Sign up on our website - https://www.brainplay.co.nz/events
FREE Online STEM Open Day!
  • Online Event
1 day ago

Use our free recruitment service

Competenz

In 2021, Competenz has seen an average of 3,300 monthly visits to the Job Board on our website, with between 100 - 300 prospective candidates reading each job opportunity.

Listing an opportunity on our Job Board is free for employers, and at any one time, we have around 400 learners who are … View more
In 2021, Competenz has seen an average of 3,300 monthly visits to the Job Board on our website, with between 100 - 300 prospective candidates reading each job opportunity.

Listing an opportunity on our Job Board is free for employers, and at any one time, we have around 400 learners who are job-ready, looking for the right opportunity.

Thinking of taking on an apprentice? Check out our free recruitment service.
Learn more

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3 days ago

Labour Weekend closure

Rod from Hive World Honey

Hello to all our loyal customers, we will be closed Friday and Monday and Tuesday. Enjoy you weekend!

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3 days ago

Meet your new neighbours, NZ Compare!

NZ Compare

We’re Kiwis helping Kiwis compare the many providers and plans across Power, Broadband and Money easy, safe and hassle free through our consumer focussed, comparison websites. 

Our service is free to use! Are you moving house or just wanting to know what your options are to save money or to … View more
We’re Kiwis helping Kiwis compare the many providers and plans across Power, Broadband and Money easy, safe and hassle free through our consumer focussed, comparison websites. 

Our service is free to use! Are you moving house or just wanting to know what your options are to save money or to get a better deal? You can trust NZ Compare to guide you in making a fully informed choice for your households needs.

Millions of consumers have used our sites and over 50,000 Kiwis have switched providers or plans with our help. 

Visit us to compare today or call our NZ based Customer Support Team on 0508 22 66 72.
COMPARE NOW

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3 days 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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3 days ago

Puzzle Answer

NumberWorks'nWords Johnsonville

The answer to the square puzzle is 30.

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7 days ago

Spring garden/tulip open days

Carolyn from Tawa

Our garden will be open today and tomorrow, 10am until 3.30pm so all can enjoy the beauty of just under 2000 tulips in all their colourful glory.
In autumn we planted, and colour coordinated, approx 60 varieties of tulips and the majority are in bloom now.
If you want to learn more about the … View more
Our garden will be open today and tomorrow, 10am until 3.30pm so all can enjoy the beauty of just under 2000 tulips in all their colourful glory.
In autumn we planted, and colour coordinated, approx 60 varieties of tulips and the majority are in bloom now.
If you want to learn more about the different kinds of tulips, there are more than than the standard classic shape, or just marvel a their beauty come along.
Masks are required as is sign in.
Entry by donation please.

34 St Johns Tce, Redwood, Tawa.

4 days ago

VISA Prezzy Card Gift for referrals

Ariana from HONO MAI | Join In

Kia ora, we're a Porirua-based community project called Hono Mai. It's a platform where people can volunteer to share their interests their way.

To help us get the word out, we have started a referral program called Gogo.

For every Host you sign up or for every 3 Participants you sign… View more
Kia ora, we're a Porirua-based community project called Hono Mai. It's a platform where people can volunteer to share their interests their way.

To help us get the word out, we have started a referral program called Gogo.

For every Host you sign up or for every 3 Participants you sign up we will surprise you with a $30 VISA Prezzy card. For more info/details go to www.joinin.nz...

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4 days 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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