Newtown, Wellington

12 hours ago

Poll: Should NZ schools have gender-neutral uniforms?

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

A new law in Wales says schools are required to have gender-neutral uniforms.

This means that while uniforms can include both skirts and pants, schools can't label these as "girls" or "boys" items.

Should NZ follow suit?

To read more, click here.

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Should NZ schools have gender-neutral uniforms?
  • 51.4% Yes
    51.4% Complete
  • 48.6% No
    48.6% Complete
930 votes
1 day ago

Poll: Should the Basin Reserve be renamed Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

A $100,000 fundraising drive is about to kick off to get two years of naming rights for the Basin Reserve. The move, to rename it Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve, has the support of Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and councillor Fleur Fitzsimons. "We will be sending an important … View moreA $100,000 fundraising drive is about to kick off to get two years of naming rights for the Basin Reserve. The move, to rename it Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve, has the support of Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and councillor Fleur Fitzsimons. "We will be sending an important message to girls and women across the world that in Wellington we value the role of women in sport," Fitzsimons said.
What do you think?
www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should the Basin Reserve be renamed Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve?
  • 6.4% Yes - great idea!
    6.4% Complete
  • 93.6% No - keep it as it is!
    93.6% Complete
1165 votes
6 hours ago

What's On: Cafe Scientifique: Invasive Wasps

Hazel from Woodridge

New Zealand has a major wasp problem. In this Cafe Scientifique discuss the potential of new gene editing technologies for wasp and pest control. See: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/cafe-scientifique-invasive-wasp-control/wellington and http://www.cafescientifique.org/?id=258:wellington
Cafe Scientifique: Invasive Wasps
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4 hours ago

Free solid wooden tv unit/shelves

Caitlin from Aro Valley

Hi,
We have a pair of shelves that go together to make a shelving or small TV unit. We always meant to sand and paint them but never got around to it.
Made of solid wood.
Dims as seen in pic - H 145 x w 145 x d 28cm.
Free just need to collect from very start of aro.
Thanks

Free

5 hours ago

GWRC Chair Chris Laidlaw steps down. Eight current regional councillors to stand again.

Roger from Roseneath

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GWRC Chair Chris Laidlaw has announced he will not stand again in coming elections. Crs Sue Kedgley and Ian McKinnon will not stand again. Eight current regional councillors will stand again this year: Crs Roger Blakeley, Daran Ponter, Adrienne Staples, Jenny Brash, Barbara … View more
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GWRC Chair Chris Laidlaw has announced he will not stand again in coming elections. Crs Sue Kedgley and Ian McKinnon will not stand again. Eight current regional councillors will stand again this year: Crs Roger Blakeley, Daran Ponter, Adrienne Staples, Jenny Brash, Barbara Donaldson, Prue Lamason, David Ogden, and Penny Gaylor. Crs Paul Swain and Ken Laban could not be reached for comment.

5 hours ago

How to lead well across cultures

Jane Fisher from Newtown Toastmasters

The amount of respect we show to authority is deeply rooted in the culture we are raised in. It also affects how we view the ideal relationship with our leaders - and those we lead.

forbes.com/sites/insead/2014/05/13/leadership-qualities-how-to-lead-well-across-cultures/

6 hours ago

New patient consultations available

Courtenay Orthodontics

If you're thinking of orthodontic treatment, you should see a specialist orthodontist.

Give us a call and book in with one of our specialist orthodontists - we're taking bookings now for September.

Consultations are only $85 - you'll have the chance to talk with one of our … View more
If you're thinking of orthodontic treatment, you should see a specialist orthodontist.

Give us a call and book in with one of our specialist orthodontists - we're taking bookings now for September.

Consultations are only $85 - you'll have the chance to talk with one of our specialist orthodontists, learn about the orthodontic process, and decide if you're ready to begin treatment.

We look forward to hearing from you: 04 385 7213 or email info@courtenayorthodontics.co.nz.

courtenayorthodontics.co.nz

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3 days ago

Owner warning after dog nearly dies eating rat poison

Sophia from Miramar

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I suppose this madness of putting rat bait everywhere in the Eastern Suburbs won't stop until a child dies or someone's pet dies.

11 hours ago

Special at Newtown green grocer

Happy from Kilbirnie

⚡️⚡️SPECIALS⚡️⚡️

✅Broccoli 99¢/each
✅Avocado 99¢/each
✅Telegraph cucumber $1.49/each
✅Cauliflower $1.99/each
✅Brown onion 99¢/kg
✅Agria Potatoes 99¢/kg… View more
⚡️⚡️SPECIALS⚡️⚡️

✅Broccoli 99¢/each
✅Avocado 99¢/each
✅Telegraph cucumber $1.49/each
✅Cauliflower $1.99/each
✅Brown onion 99¢/kg
✅Agria Potatoes 99¢/kg
✅Carrots $1.49/kg
✅NZ Lemons $2.99/kg
✅Fresh dates 4.99/box

Many more specials in store!

Specials are starting Thursday (18/07/19)and ending on Sunday (21/07/19).

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12 hours ago

We are NEW!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Kilbirnie

Hi neighbours!
We’re new on Neighbourly and wanted to introduce ourselves – we are the team at the Red Cross Shop in Kilbirnie.
Our shop is full of treasures and treats waiting to be discovered by you.



You can find information on all our stores here: … View more
Hi neighbours!
We’re new on Neighbourly and wanted to introduce ourselves – we are the team at the Red Cross Shop in Kilbirnie.
Our shop is full of treasures and treats waiting to be discovered by you.



You can find information on all our stores here: redcross.org.nz/shop-with-us/red-cross-shops/



See you in store!

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12 hours ago

Bikes

Sheevang from Kingston

I'm selling these bikes for 2000 dollars for both of them and I am using the money to get myself a new mountain bike

Negotiable

13 hours ago

$15 KIDS HAIRCUTS TODAY TILL SUNDAY!

Aaron Graham from Hataitai Family Barbers

If you haven't had a chance to get the kids a haircut before they go back to school, pop in this weekend for our back to school special!
Boys and Girls 0-12 years, No appointment required. We are open 10am-6.30pm today.

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15 hours ago

Kids only - keep out!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Basin Reserve

Kid’s love somewhere to hide and seek.


This day tent is a perfect fort for indoors or a place to retreat from the sun when playing outside, with highlights of Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick … View more
Kid’s love somewhere to hide and seek.


This day tent is a perfect fort for indoors or a place to retreat from the sun when playing outside, with highlights of Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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20 hours ago

Keep NZ homes stink bug free

Biosecurity New Zealand

The brown marmorated stink bug is a pest that can infest your home in the thousands, stinks when crushed, and is almost impossible to get rid of. It is also a major threat to our fruit and vegetable industries.

It’s not in New Zealand yet and we want to keep it that way. It hibernates inside … View more
The brown marmorated stink bug is a pest that can infest your home in the thousands, stinks when crushed, and is almost impossible to get rid of. It is also a major threat to our fruit and vegetable industries.

It’s not in New Zealand yet and we want to keep it that way. It hibernates inside homes.
Find out more

2 days ago

Recommendations for building deck

Moneel from Kilbirnie

Any recommended builders to build a deck? Must be experienced and reasonably priced. No council consents required. Design is done.

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