Miramar, Wellington

13 days ago

What makes a modern library?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Robot librarians move books past the 3D printing station, as visitors surf the free wi-fi while on their way to the cinema and restaurants. With Wellington's library out of action, modern libraries provide inspiration for what could be. But, with a blank page in front of us, what story should … View moreRobot librarians move books past the 3D printing station, as visitors surf the free wi-fi while on their way to the cinema and restaurants. With Wellington's library out of action, modern libraries provide inspiration for what could be. But, with a blank page in front of us, what story should Wellingtonians write for our central library?
Pictured: Helsinki Central Library Oodi has robots which transport books, a gaming area, a restaurant and a cinema.

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13 days ago

How would you cope with no water or power for six months?

Seamus Boyer Reporter from Dominion Post

A new report has laid bare the devastation facing the region in the event of a magnitude 7.5 quake, which has a 10 per cent chance of occurring within the next 100 years. How would you cope?

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13 days ago

We're back!

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone. We've kicked off our Wasp Wipeout campaign for the 2019/2020 summer and we are spreading to more areas! We're targeting the usual suspects - the German and common wasp - but we'll also be giving you lots of tips on how to deal with paper wasps at home. Watch our for more… View moreHi everyone. We've kicked off our Wasp Wipeout campaign for the 2019/2020 summer and we are spreading to more areas! We're targeting the usual suspects - the German and common wasp - but we'll also be giving you lots of tips on how to deal with paper wasps at home. Watch our for more info over the next few weeks, but in the meantime, check out our launch story here: bit.ly... and read about what you can do here: bit.ly...

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13 days ago

Poll: Do you include your pet on the gift shopping list?

Neighbourly.co.nz

For some, giving their furry friend a sneaky piece of ham under the table is enough, but for others, buying and wrapping a Christmas present for their pet is tradition. Whether it be some edible treats, a new comfy bed, or an awesome outdoor toy for summer - do you include your pet on the gift … View moreFor some, giving their furry friend a sneaky piece of ham under the table is enough, but for others, buying and wrapping a Christmas present for their pet is tradition. Whether it be some edible treats, a new comfy bed, or an awesome outdoor toy for summer - do you include your pet on the gift shopping list? Vote in the poll below.

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Do you include your pet on the gift shopping list?
  • 21.1% Absolutely - I spoil them rotten
    21.1% Complete
  • 43.7% I buy something small - I don’t go overboard
    43.7% Complete
  • 17.6% Nope - pressies are for the people
    17.6% Complete
  • 17.6% I don’t have a pet
    17.6% Complete
142 votes
14 days ago

Wasp Wipeout is coming - what's your experience of wasps?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Last year, the Wasp Wipeout raised more than $80,000 towards clearing South Island forests of their most effective predator. Now, the campaign is coming to the Capital! Wellington Pest Control managing director Darren Labrum said the number of wasp nests the company exterminated was increasing … View moreLast year, the Wasp Wipeout raised more than $80,000 towards clearing South Island forests of their most effective predator. Now, the campaign is coming to the Capital! Wellington Pest Control managing director Darren Labrum said the number of wasp nests the company exterminated was increasing every year. What's your experience of wasps?

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13 days ago

Looking for the best Christmas gift ever?

Silke from Heart for Art

Give that someone special a totally one of a kind gift they'll love and rave about - a social painting experience.
They'll get to enjoy a fun 3 hour Paint Party in our art studio where our artist will give them step by step guidance to create their masterpiece. They'll leave with a … View more
Give that someone special a totally one of a kind gift they'll love and rave about - a social painting experience.
They'll get to enjoy a fun 3 hour Paint Party in our art studio where our artist will give them step by step guidance to create their masterpiece. They'll leave with a massive smile and their own finished artwork. Awesome.
Book them a ticket to one of our upcoming events or grab them a gift voucher or why not make it really special and come with them! All the info here heartforart.co.nz...

13 days ago

Wine red shoes size 40 or nz 8.5

Nune from Miramar

Hi beautiful ladies, brand new shoes. I've ordered the wrong size but hope that'll make happy another person.
Pu leather.
I'll charge $38 ono
Pick up Miramar

Price: $38

14 days ago

Let us care for a while

Rita Angus Retirement Village

Respite care provides temporary care in a range of circumstances. You may need some rehabilitation after a hospital stay, or perhaps a little extra help – whether it’s for a single night or a few weeks.

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14 days ago

Public drop-in sessions - Lower Hutt Flood Hazard Maps

The Team from Wellington Water

We're preparing flood hazard maps of the urban areas of Lower Hutt. Modelling of the Wainuiomata catchment is the first to be completed.

To finalise the maps, we're asking members of the community to share their experiences and observations of flooding in Wainuiomata.

Come along to one… View more
We're preparing flood hazard maps of the urban areas of Lower Hutt. Modelling of the Wainuiomata catchment is the first to be completed.

To finalise the maps, we're asking members of the community to share their experiences and observations of flooding in Wainuiomata.

Come along to one of our drop-in sessions this week at the Wainuiomata Intermediate School hall to share your experiences and check out the flood hazard maps.

These will be held on:
• Thursday 5 December from 6pm - 8pm
• Saturday 7 December from 2pm - 4pm

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14 days ago

Save on your energy bills

energyclubnz

Check how much you could save using our new energy bill comparison calculator.

Simply upload a recent energy bill and we will do the work for you.

It just takes a few minutes.
Calculate my savings

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14 days ago

Bagged pebbles and fine gravel - free

Tom from Seatoun

We removed a platform from our backyard, and bagged the fine gravel that was its foundation. It was separated from the soil with weedmat, so it's quite clean.

Also a couple of bags of medium sized white pebbles. This is quite mixed with other organic rubble, but might still be of use.

Free… View more
We removed a platform from our backyard, and bagged the fine gravel that was its foundation. It was separated from the soil with weedmat, so it's quite clean.

Also a couple of bags of medium sized white pebbles. This is quite mixed with other organic rubble, but might still be of use.

Free pickup at 21 Hector Street in Seatoun. Please make yourself known to the tenants at number 21 before grabbing what you need.

Thanks.

Free

15 days ago

Be Someone’s Star this Christmas!

Wellington City Mission

The Christmas Walk of Fame on Wellington’s waterfront has been a tremendously popular and iconic part of our Christmas Star Appeal since its debut in 2015.

Your star will be displayed along Wellington’s waterfront during the month of December.

To purchase your star click here. For any … View more
The Christmas Walk of Fame on Wellington’s waterfront has been a tremendously popular and iconic part of our Christmas Star Appeal since its debut in 2015.

Your star will be displayed along Wellington’s waterfront during the month of December.

To purchase your star click here. For any questions please contact Sarah Thomas on sarah@wgtncitymission.org.nz.
Find out more

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15 days ago

Celebrate the launch of two new Readers Tours with TV Guide!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the NorthView more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19th December 2019.
Go into win

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16 days ago

Do you need Regular Gardening Maintenance or Landscaping?

Joshua from Price Smart Landscaping and Gardening

Is your garden getting overgrown? Does it need a tidy up? Then look no further. Our team of passionate gardeners and landscapers can help you with all your gardening needs. Or does your garden need redesigning, replanting, landscape or simply need everything removed? To find out more call us or … View moreIs your garden getting overgrown? Does it need a tidy up? Then look no further. Our team of passionate gardeners and landscapers can help you with all your gardening needs. Or does your garden need redesigning, replanting, landscape or simply need everything removed? To find out more call us or visit our website and check out our gallery of projects.

Call us on 027 548 9818
Visit us on www.pricesmart.co.nz...

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