5 days ago

Photo mystery solved

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

We recent featured a photo sent to us from Robina Davies who was trying to identify those in the picture from her mother's collection.
Her mother was Olive Whitelaw, who played cricket for Wellington Technical College Old Girls. She suspected it might be from before 1939.
Journalist and sports historian Ron Palenski has come up with a name for us.
"I'm pretty sure the pic is of Violet Aline Caton and Stuart Dick on their wedding day at All Saints', Kilbirnie, on Feb 26 1944.
The big clue was women in the uniform of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps presenting a bouquet of vegetables; another clue was that it was most likely a newspaper photo because of the quality.
Stuart Dick is wearing an RSA badge in the photo. He was a sergeant in the 25th Battalion."
He even attached a picture of the gravestone.

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1 day ago

Who needs a plant doctor?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us your houseplant questions and problems to homed@stuff.co.nz, or leave them in the comments, for the houseplant doctor to diagnose. Pictures are encouraged.

3 days ago

Dog survey closing soon

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

There's still time to complete our local dog owner survey!

We want to hear from local kūri/dog owners to help us better understand how Wellingtonians use our dog services and how they could be improved.

It only takes 5 minutes to complete and closes on Friday 26 February. Head to: wellington.govt.nz...

17 hours ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Grover

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you are from.
This week we feature Grover who belongs to Jeremy Brabant. "This is Grover who lives in Paraparaumu Beach and loves posing for the camera."