Horokiwi, Wellington

4 hours ago

What do you think of Facebook?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Porirua mayor Anita Baker has decided to no longer use Facebook.
She says the level of abuse has given her no other choice.
What is your experience of Facebook?

If you do not want your comments used in a story, please put NFP (Not for Publication).

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9 hours ago

Water restrictions

Rae from Maungaraki

Is anyone else furious that we have water restrictions through three entire seasons while the regional council provides free access to Asia to plunder our purest ancient aquifers? Soon we will be buying our own water back like our own wool, seafood and kiwifruit and very soon our own beef and dairy… View moreIs anyone else furious that we have water restrictions through three entire seasons while the regional council provides free access to Asia to plunder our purest ancient aquifers? Soon we will be buying our own water back like our own wool, seafood and kiwifruit and very soon our own beef and dairy while we permit 936,000 dairy cattle pa to be shipped to Asia. Wake up NZ and protect our most precious assets. Cant we mount a campaign to place injunctions against this plunder?

5 days ago

Would you feel safe at the theatre"

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The theatre industry is calling for a change to regulations, which would see them doing away with social distancing and enforcing masks.

Those involved in the industry believe it is unfair you can 80 people on a bus you can only have a maximum of 100 people at a theatre. What do you think?

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5 hours ago

What's On: Free Games: Upper Hutt Pickleball

Chris from Trentham

Come along and have a go at one of the fastest growing sports and it's completely free. Check us out: facebook.com/UpperHuttPickleball. See you there! txt Chris 0224145096. Friday 7-9 PM.
Free Games: Upper Hutt Pickleball
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5 hours ago

What's On: Free Play: Upper Hutt Pickleball

Chris from Trentham

Come along and have a go at one of the fastest growing sports and it's completely free. Check us out: facebook.com/UpperHuttPickleball. See you there! txt Chris 0224145096. Friday 7-9 PM.
Free Play: Upper Hutt Pickleball
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12 hours ago

Take part in Pots for Tots for Plunket with Resene!

Resene

Help us help Plunket support Kiwi kids and their families! Buy any Resene testpot with a colour name starting with P, O or T and Resene will donate $1 to Plunket.

The 10 most common birthdays all appear in the 13-day period from 22 September to 4 October! What better way to celebrate all these … View more
Help us help Plunket support Kiwi kids and their families! Buy any Resene testpot with a colour name starting with P, O or T and Resene will donate $1 to Plunket.

The 10 most common birthdays all appear in the 13-day period from 22 September to 4 October! What better way to celebrate all these new babies than supporting Plunket to support them.

Every qualifying testpot you buy = a $1 donation to Plunket!

Offer applies until 4 October 2020 at Resene owned ColorShops.
Learn more

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12 hours ago

Have Shadowclad as your exterior cladding? Important Information!

Adina Thorn Lawyers

Join the Shadowclad Class Action

Many property owners from around New Zealand have already signed up to the fully-funded Shadowclad Class Action, filed in the Auckland High Court.

The action seeks damages on behalf of owners as a result of the alleged failure of Shadowclad cladding.

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Join the Shadowclad Class Action

Many property owners from around New Zealand have already signed up to the fully-funded Shadowclad Class Action, filed in the Auckland High Court.

The action seeks damages on behalf of owners as a result of the alleged failure of Shadowclad cladding.

LIMITED TIME, ACT NOW

If you own a property (house or commercial building) with Shadowclad as the exterior cladding, and the Shadowclad was installed within the last 15 years, register your interest now! There is no cost or obligation to register your interest.

Visit www.adinathorn.co.nz to find out more about the class action and litigation funding.
Register now

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2 days ago

Mental Health Awareness Week

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

It's Mental Health Awareness Week, and the focus this year is He Tirohanga Anamata (Reimagine Wellbeing Together).

It has been a challenging time and it’s normal to feel stressed or lonely. Be kind to yourself and make sure you check in with your whānau and loved ones, not only this week,… View more
It's Mental Health Awareness Week, and the focus this year is He Tirohanga Anamata (Reimagine Wellbeing Together).

It has been a challenging time and it’s normal to feel stressed or lonely. Be kind to yourself and make sure you check in with your whānau and loved ones, not only this week, but every week.

You can find all of our resources at: wellington.govt.nz...

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19 hours ago

What's On: CRAFTERS MARKET

Taiana from Trentham

?Genuine home and hand produced crafters, art, plants, produce and more.  Come along and support your local crafts people.  Free admission.
CRAFTERS MARKET
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20 hours ago

Free kitten food

Melissa from Johnsonville

We have some free kitten food to give away. Hills kitten dry food and whiskas wet food beef with gravy. We accidentally bought the wet food and since all our boys are adults we don't need them. We were given the Hills dry food and then realized that it was for kittens. The bag is open and only… View moreWe have some free kitten food to give away. Hills kitten dry food and whiskas wet food beef with gravy. We accidentally bought the wet food and since all our boys are adults we don't need them. We were given the Hills dry food and then realized that it was for kittens. The bag is open and only about half a scoop was used. Pick up Johnsonville.

Free

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21 hours ago

Whaitua te Whanganui-a-Tara mailing list

Community Engagement Advisor from Greater Wellington Regional Council

If you’re not on the Whaitua te Whanganui-a-Tara mailing list, check out their latest newsletter update here: bit.ly...

They recently wrapped up a survey on water quality, and now they’re looking for your input on water security and allocation.

Please email whaitua@gw.govt.nz if you’d like… View more
If you’re not on the Whaitua te Whanganui-a-Tara mailing list, check out their latest newsletter update here: bit.ly...

They recently wrapped up a survey on water quality, and now they’re looking for your input on water security and allocation.

Please email whaitua@gw.govt.nz if you’d like to be kept up to date on the latest news coming from the committee.

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1 day ago

How do we home in on household waste?

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

As part of our Solid Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw 2020 are proposing a new set of bylaw controls that may affect how you dispose of your waste and recycling.

To find out more and have your say, visit: www.letstalk.wellington.govt.nz...

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1 day ago

Poll: Do you believe Let's Get Wellington Moving will ever happen?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The $6.4 billion Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme is under review, despite $4 million a month being leaked into the project.

Sources told Stuff the monthly cost was revealed to Wellington City councillors by a staff member in recent days, with one source also revealing the 20-year … View more
The $6.4 billion Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme is under review, despite $4 million a month being leaked into the project.

Sources told Stuff the monthly cost was revealed to Wellington City councillors by a staff member in recent days, with one source also revealing the 20-year project was set to be reviewed. LGWM refused to comment on the monthly costs, but confirmed in a statement that three independent consultants are reviewing the programme.

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Do you believe Let's Get Wellington Moving will ever happen?
  • 71.9% No - it is is an expensive pipe dream
    71.9% Complete
  • 18% Yes - it is a great idea
    18% Complete
  • 10.1% Not sure
    10.1% Complete
89 votes
1 day ago

Wellington Home and Garden Show dates confirmed

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

With the country back at Level 1, one of the events to confirm its dates is the Wellington Home and Garden Show on October 2-4, Sky Stadium. Tickets 8.

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2 days ago

More windy weather coming

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

It has been a windy few weeks and the Met Service is predicting that it is not over yet.

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6 days ago

How do we take the junk out of mail?

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

We are proposing that unaddressed mail or advertising mail may not be put in letter boxes that are clearly marked with the words “no circulars” or “no junk mail”.

Do you agree or disagree?

Visit www.letstalk.wellington.govt.nz... to have your say on our proposed Solid Waste Management … View more
We are proposing that unaddressed mail or advertising mail may not be put in letter boxes that are clearly marked with the words “no circulars” or “no junk mail”.

Do you agree or disagree?

Visit www.letstalk.wellington.govt.nz... to have your say on our proposed Solid Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw 2020.

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