Kelburn, Wellington

6 hours ago

How to deal with neighbourhood disputes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because … View more
Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because being better neighbours can only have a positive impact on the quality of our communities, and who wouldn't want that :)

1 day ago

Have you changed your commuting habits?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Driver shortages, power outages and timetable changes are affecting Wellington's public transport, while the roads are increasingly congested and slowed by roadworks. How are you dealing with commuter frustrations? Have you changed your commuting habits in the past year? (Please mark comments … View moreDriver shortages, power outages and timetable changes are affecting Wellington's public transport, while the roads are increasingly congested and slowed by roadworks. How are you dealing with commuter frustrations? Have you changed your commuting habits in the past year? (Please mark comments not for print NFP)

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1 hour ago

Rat-proof your compost for $5 with our DIY workshop

The Team from Sustainability Trust

A Wellington City Council initiative for anyone who needs a little help keeping those pesky pests out of their compost.

There are limited spots available AND you get to take a rat-free compost-bin retrofit kit home with you.

The kit includes a 1.2m square of wire + ties to fix it to the bin.

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A Wellington City Council initiative for anyone who needs a little help keeping those pesky pests out of their compost.

There are limited spots available AND you get to take a rat-free compost-bin retrofit kit home with you.

The kit includes a 1.2m square of wire + ties to fix it to the bin.

Let's Make Wellington Predator Free Again

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6 hours ago

What's On: UC Experience Day Wellington

Grant from Halswell

Thinking about university in 2020? Come and find out about the UC student experience from UC academics, current UC students and recent graduates. Be inspired! Free event. Book here: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/events/tours-and-events/experience-days/
UC Experience Day Wellington
  • Wellington Girls' College Hall
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8 hours ago

Short Term storage

Judy from Aro Valley

Hi
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.
Thanks

1 day ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.

Being clear on this is a first step in knowing… View more
The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.

Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?

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What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 15.7% Rates
    15.7% Complete
  • 16.1% Housing
    16.1% Complete
  • 6.9% Roads
    6.9% Complete
  • 37.1% Public transport
    37.1% Complete
  • 1.6% Water
    1.6% Complete
  • 4.4% Waste
    4.4% Complete
  • 10.5% Climate + environment
    10.5% Complete
  • 5.6% Infrastructure
    5.6% Complete
  • 2% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    2% Complete
248 votes
1 day ago

Can you help on Daffodil Day? 🌼

Ione Slater from Cancer Society NZ - Wellington Division

This year our Daffodil Day street collection is on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 of August. We're still on the lookout for people to help with our street collection all over the Wellington region 🌼

If you have a couple of hours to spare and would like to be involved in this fun, sociable day … View more
This year our Daffodil Day street collection is on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 of August. We're still on the lookout for people to help with our street collection all over the Wellington region 🌼

If you have a couple of hours to spare and would like to be involved in this fun, sociable day in your community, click here 👉bit.ly...

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10 hours ago

What's On: THE VIRGIN SUICIDES 1999 R16

David from Brooklyn

Sophia Coppola's dream vision of '70s teenage girlhood unfolds in a languorous haze as the boys who knew them puzzle the mystery of the Lisbon sisters. See trailer at https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
THE VIRGIN SUICIDES 1999 R16
  • Embassy Grand
1 day ago

Russian Cultural Festival 2019 in Wellington

Victor from Wilton

Dear friends,
WELCOME TO THE ANNUAL RUSSIAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Saturday the 14th of September, 2019
11am - 4pm
Venue: St Patrick's College Hall,
581 Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, Wellington

Wellington Russian Club warmly invites you to experience the richness of Russian and neighboring… View more
Dear friends,
WELCOME TO THE ANNUAL RUSSIAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Saturday the 14th of September, 2019
11am - 4pm
Venue: St Patrick's College Hall,
581 Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, Wellington

Wellington Russian Club warmly invites you to experience the richness of Russian and neighboring cultures.
This 15th Folklore Festival brings together the many different cultures to enjoy and share with you their traditional heritage.

P R O G R A M M E
11.00 Open doors
11.30 Official Festival opening
11.50 - 13.00 Concert ("Spirit of Russia" Part I)
13.20 - 14.30 Concert ("Spirit of Russia" Part II)
15.00 - 15.50 Concert (Part III)
16.00 Closing of the Russian Festival

11.00 - 16.00 Musical performers from Wellington, and Auckland.
Come and try a big variety of Russian traditional food. Enjoy richness of Russian art and craft.

Entrance Fee is $5.00 (free for children under 5 years old).

More information on our Website: wellingtonrussianclub.org.nz...
Festival coordinator: Victor Gaiduch
e-mail: wellingtonrussianclub@gmail.com

Please, share this announcement with your friends.

Come and enjoy this day together with us!

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1 day 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.

I HAVE A GAP THIS WEEKEND 23-25 AUGUST
EXCELLENT LOCAL REFERENCES AVAILABLE.

For your own security please … View more
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.

I HAVE A GAP THIS WEEKEND 23-25 AUGUST
EXCELLENT LOCAL REFERENCES AVAILABLE.

For your own security please contact me on
021 049 7715
liljananz@gmail.com
Check out my website
www.artemissitters.co.nz...........

1 day ago

Dixon Street Road Closure

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Dixon Street between Victoria Street and Willis St will be closed from Friday 23 August to Tuesday 27th August so that a tower crane currently being used on the construction of apartments can be removed (weather permitting).
To access Willis Street, please use Ghuznee Street. For more information … View more
Dixon Street between Victoria Street and Willis St will be closed from Friday 23 August to Tuesday 27th August so that a tower crane currently being used on the construction of apartments can be removed (weather permitting).
To access Willis Street, please use Ghuznee Street. For more information about scheduled road closures, head to: wellington.govt.nz...

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1 day ago

Operation Heartbeat – Apology for an incorrect day of the week

John Rutherford from Wellington North Lions Club

When I posted a notice about this event 4 days ago I incorrectly put Wednesday as the day of the week for it.
The correct day is Tuesday so the notice now reads:
Wellington North Lions Club and Wellington Free Ambulance are holding an evening to instruct the public on the latest CPR methods and how… View more
When I posted a notice about this event 4 days ago I incorrectly put Wednesday as the day of the week for it.
The correct day is Tuesday so the notice now reads:
Wellington North Lions Club and Wellington Free Ambulance are holding an evening to instruct the public on the latest CPR methods and how to use a defibrillator.

All welcome.
When - 6.45 pm Tuesday 20th August
Where - Khandallah Town Hall
Cost - gold coin donation

Come and learn this useful skill. You could save a life

1 day ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.
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Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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