Northland, Wellington

8 days ago

Summer Sale - 20 - 70% OFF Everything!

Stacks Furniture Store

Hi neighbours,

At Stacks Furniture we want to inspire you to create the home of your dreams.

Better yet we are having a Summer Sale with 20 -70% OFF Everything!

We believe in making quality and style obtainable for everyone. Everything we stock is comfortable, stylish and beautifully … View more
Hi neighbours,

At Stacks Furniture we want to inspire you to create the home of your dreams.

Better yet we are having a Summer Sale with 20 -70% OFF Everything!

We believe in making quality and style obtainable for everyone. Everything we stock is comfortable, stylish and beautifully crafted, and we can work within any budget to find just the right thing for just the right spot.

Our sofas, chairs, tables and occasional furniture can be tailored to the shape, size and colour of your choice. We endeavour to source all of our furniture from ethical manufacturers.

Come and see us here:
187 Adelaide Road, Newtown
Parking alongside
Keep up to date here on our Facebook or follow us on Pinterest
Come on down!

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8 days ago

Wayne Guppy - Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee

Community Engagement Advisor from Greater Wellington

Kia ora koutou, I am Wayne Guppy, mayor Upper Hutt City Council, and a member of the Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee tasked with making recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council on the future of our coastal and freshwater quality, and how our water is used. Our waterways and all … View moreKia ora koutou, I am Wayne Guppy, mayor Upper Hutt City Council, and a member of the Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee tasked with making recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council on the future of our coastal and freshwater quality, and how our water is used. Our waterways and all the fish and species that live in them are precious taonga, so we have set out to understand how they are valued and what should be done to provide the future we want for our water.

The importance of the environment, Hutt River and our waterways are important to me and critical to the well-being of current and future generations. We are looking forward to working with you to maintain and improve the quality of the water in our catchments. We need to fix our waste and stormwater infrastructure with population growth putting more pressure on our pipe networks. I need your help to find solutions that are equitable and fair.

Connect with us to talk about what we can do together. You can reach us at whaitua@gw.govt.nz. To see what we have been doing visit our Facebook page (www.facebook.com...), and to share what you value about our water and your solutions have your say (www.haveyoursay.gw.gov.nz...)

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11 days ago

Bridge Lessons Reminder

Klaus Dorbecker from Karori Bridge Club

Hello.
Our Bridge Lessons are about to start next week and learn the greatest card game in the world! Tennis legend Martina Navaratilova and winner of 59 Grand Slam titles. On the topic of bridge, she has been quoted as saying “No matter where I go, I can always make new friends at the bridge … View more
Hello.
Our Bridge Lessons are about to start next week and learn the greatest card game in the world! Tennis legend Martina Navaratilova and winner of 59 Grand Slam titles. On the topic of bridge, she has been quoted as saying “No matter where I go, I can always make new friends at the bridge table. Bridge teaches logic, reasoning, quick thinking, patience, concentration and partnership skills.
Lessons start:
Monday, February 24, 2020 at 7.30pm

To register, please phone 476 6179
or email: karoribridge@gmail.com
or visit our website: www.karoribridge.com...

This 12-lesson course is running over a period of 7 weeks which includes lots of card play and comprehensive course notes. The two-hour lessons are held twice weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays and finish on 6 April 2020. The 12 lessons cost of $60 will be deducted from your membership fee to 31 May 2021 when you join the club.


Bring along a friend, a partner or just yourself!

8 days ago

Young Kiwis Ask for Social Media Safeguards

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

📱 Young people recognise the dangers of social media and are asking for safeguards to be put in place to protect them – including having its safe use taught in schools as part of the curriculum.

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9 days ago

Why we're putting quality first...

Cooper's Pet Kitchen

Hi neighbours! At Cooper's Pet Kitchen our food is free of cheap fillers like grains, corn, soy & wheat... but what does that really mean?

It means there’s more protein-packed nutrition in every bite. We’re big believers in quality over quantity so while our food may be a little … View more
Hi neighbours! At Cooper's Pet Kitchen our food is free of cheap fillers like grains, corn, soy & wheat... but what does that really mean?

It means there’s more protein-packed nutrition in every bite. We’re big believers in quality over quantity so while our food may be a little more expensive than some, its nutrient density makes for smaller portions with more readily absorbable nutrients.

Get more bang for your dog’s bite with 50% OFF your first order with code NEIGHBOURLY.

This also means a decrease in what comes out the other end... less 'picking up' what they’re 'putting down' at the dog park if you catch our drift.
Find out more

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28 days ago

The first Readers Tour in 2020 is...

The Team from Readers Tours

The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit … View more
The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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9 days ago

Honestly Maths

NumberWorks'nWords Karori

You solve one problem and you are faced with the next!

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9 days ago

Marsden scholarships for entry 2021 are open

Inge Doig from Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Marsden School (for Girls Years 1-13) academic, cultural and sporting scholarships for entry in 2021 are now open. For more information and to apply visit:

Marsden Scholarships ad Feb 2020 382x136.pdf Download View

9 days ago

Arrowsmith Program founder speaking 25 Feb

Inge Doig from Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

We are delighted to be hosting Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, the founder of the Arrowsmith Program®, on Tuesday 25 February at 7pm. Our invitation is open to anyone interested in the links between education and neuroplasticity or has a child who would benefit from enhancing their learning and general … View moreWe are delighted to be hosting Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, the founder of the Arrowsmith Program®, on Tuesday 25 February at 7pm. Our invitation is open to anyone interested in the links between education and neuroplasticity or has a child who would benefit from enhancing their learning and general wellbeing by improving their cognitive functions.

To register for this free event visit:

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9 days ago

A festival within a festival

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

There's more than one festival in the New Zealand Festival of The Arts.
Te Ata, a festival within the festival, will focus on young people and issues of identity, social justice, and postcolonialism through the arts. Te Ata will be based in Porirua with artists coming to perform, teach and … View more
There's more than one festival in the New Zealand Festival of The Arts.
Te Ata, a festival within the festival, will focus on young people and issues of identity, social justice, and postcolonialism through the arts. Te Ata will be based in Porirua with artists coming to perform, teach and engage with audiences. What festival events are you looking forward to?

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10 days ago

Help us be there.

NZ Red Cross

Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the… View more
Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the country. We would love to have you on our team.
Sign up today

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10 days ago

Comedy Show

Gavin from Karori

Hello,

Myself and six other comedians are doing a comedy show out in Upper Hutt this Saturday at the Mayfair Cafe. Tickets are a super cheap $10 and can be picked up from here:

www.eventfinda.co.nz...

Doors open at 7 and the show kicks off at 7:30! Come and let us entertain you!

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11 days ago

Carmen doco followed by paewhiri kōrero on gender identity

The Team from Alexander Turnbull Library

A Festival inspired by Wellington’s rich history of queer fairs and festivals. 2020 will mark the 34th Out in the Park, Wellington’s queer fair since 1986.

Date: Monday, 2 March, 2020
Time: 6:15pm to 8:15pm
Cost: Free
Location: Taiwhanga Kahau — Auditorium (lower ground floor), Corner … View more
A Festival inspired by Wellington’s rich history of queer fairs and festivals. 2020 will mark the 34th Out in the Park, Wellington’s queer fair since 1986.

Date: Monday, 2 March, 2020
Time: 6:15pm to 8:15pm
Cost: Free
Location: Taiwhanga Kahau — Auditorium (lower ground floor), Corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Wellington. Entrance on Aitken Street.

Celebrate cultural icon Carmen Rupe
Celebrate cultural icon Carmen Rupe in 1989 documentary ‘Carmen’. Learn the story of a vivacious performer, businesswoman, brothel keeper, LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS activist.

‘Carmen: the documentary’ profiles one of New Zealand’s most flamboyant and well know trans identities and advocates. In a candid open discussion with Carmen she walks and talks us through her early days living in Taumarunui through to her heydays in the entertainment industry.

‘Carmen: the documentary’ was produced and directed by Geoff Steven. Screening by kind permission of Geoff Steven.

Dynamic discussion

Following the film, there will be a dynamic discussion from a panel featuring Taupuruariki Brightwell, Peri and Karen Te Wao Richard Tankersley, and Tuiloma Lina Samu on gender diversity, sexuality and identity.

This event is hosted in partnership with Te Puna Mātauranga The National Library as part of Wellington’s Pride Week events.

About the panel
Panel Facilitator: Gareth Seymore grew up in Tokoroa. After school he studied in Tāmaki Makaurau and Kirikiriroa and now lives in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. In four years at Ngā Taonga he has worked in a variety of roles supporting the contract with Te Māngai Pāho, and now holds the role of Pouwhakahaere, Kaupapa Māori.

Karen & Peri Te Wao say you know you’re getting old when you appear in an iconic photo collage owned by Chrissy Witoko, displayed in her Evergreen Coffee Lounge in Vivian Street, Wellington. Like Carmen, Chrissy supported many people from all walks. She also enjoyed capturing history of the rainbow community in her way and displayed them proudly to anyone who entered her business premises. In a way, that is also what we are about. We are kind people who celebrate our communities (Tapatoru and Tātou), in our way.

Taupuruariki (Ariki) Brightwell (Rongowhakaata, Ngati Maru, Te Whanau a Ruataupare, Te Arawa, Tuwharetoa, Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa. Nga motu o Tahiti) is an Takatapui Indigenous artist of Maori, Rarotonga and Tahitian descent. She devotes herself to art and storytelling, revolving around her history and tipuna. She is the 27th generation of an unbroken line of artists.

Tuiloma Lina-Jodi Vaine Samu (she/ her) is a Samoan woman born in Aotearoa New Zealand. She was born, raised, educated and lived in Ōtahūhū and Mangere, South Auckland. She is the fifth child of 6 children of the late Tuiloma Molipopo Samu nee Iusitini of Sapunaoa, Falealili & Pu’apu’a Savai’I, Samoa and Leatufale Lila Samu of Salelesi and Faleula, Upolu Samoa. Formerly employed at Te Kāhui Tika Tangata, the NZ Human Rights Commission based in Auckland, she has now moved to Whanganui-ā-Tara to work at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples as Principal Advisor for its newly established Pacific Languages Revitalisation Unit (putting to use her doctoral research).

Richard Tankersleyis currently Principal Maori Advisor at the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. From 2008 to 2017 he held the position of Human Rights Commissioner where his areas of experience were sexual orientation, gender identify and sex characteristics. For over 20 years Richard was the Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Facilitator at Matariki Services Ltd.

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16 days ago

Do you recognise these people?

Kate Green Reporter from Dominion Post

Are any of these faces familiar? A reader has given us this original photograph of a group of waitresses on the opening night, in the year 1972, of what is now Leroy's bar on the Plimmer Steps, but was then The Woolshed Restaurant. The manager at the time was Stephen Petty. We'd love to … View moreAre any of these faces familiar? A reader has given us this original photograph of a group of waitresses on the opening night, in the year 1972, of what is now Leroy's bar on the Plimmer Steps, but was then The Woolshed Restaurant. The manager at the time was Stephen Petty. We'd love to put names to faces, so if you recognise anyone, please let us know!

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10 days ago

Acting for Adults classes: Still a few spaces left

Nadia from Karori

Acting for Adults with Alan Palmer, A.G.S.M&D, MA
This term: Acting for Beginners- Improvisation

15 hour (10 week) course

This course is designed to develop a range of essential skills, all of which are required, for students to access the ability to become an actor. They will also enable … View more
Acting for Adults with Alan Palmer, A.G.S.M&D, MA
This term: Acting for Beginners- Improvisation

15 hour (10 week) course

This course is designed to develop a range of essential skills, all of which are required, for students to access the ability to become an actor. They will also enable participants to be more confident and creative in their daily lives.

Skills you will enhance include: self-confidence, listening, creativity, communication, spontaneity and positivity.

On completion of the programme you will receive a certificate and be invited to continue to the next course: Acting from Script.

When: Tuesday evenings 7.00pm until 8.30pm

Where: St Ninian’s Church, cnr Karori Road & Newcombe Cres, Karori

Dates: 25th February until 28th April

Cost: $180.00 (can be split into smaller payments)

For more info or to book your place contact:

Alan Palmer: phone/text: 0276224025 or email alan.p.dino@xtra.co.nz

or Nadia Perrott: text: 02102605501 or email nadia@swish.co.nz

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