Oriental Bay, Wellington

17 hours ago

Bring back the bucket!

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington’s famous, or according to some infamous, Bucket Fountain is missing a yellow bucket.
Have you seen it?

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2 hours ago

Change one young life today

Variety – the Children’s Charity

Every day, in neighbourhoods across New Zealand, 1 in 5 Kiwi kids are missing out on the essentials and opportunities they need to thrive.

Hundreds of children are waiting to be connected with a sponsor. For just $50 a month, you can make a meaningful difference by giving a child access to … View more
Every day, in neighbourhoods across New Zealand, 1 in 5 Kiwi kids are missing out on the essentials and opportunities they need to thrive.

Hundreds of children are waiting to be connected with a sponsor. For just $50 a month, you can make a meaningful difference by giving a child access to essentials like clothing, bedding, shoes and stationery, as well as the opportunity to attend school trips. Become a Kiwi Kid Sponsor and change a child's life today.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Poll: Do you support the rules to build new homes?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Tens of thousands of new homes could be possible in Wellington after a major bipartisan housing announcement from Labour and National.
A new bill supported by both major parties strips red tape from the building process in an effort to accelerate medium-density housing.
The rule change will allow … View more
Tens of thousands of new homes could be possible in Wellington after a major bipartisan housing announcement from Labour and National.
A new bill supported by both major parties strips red tape from the building process in an effort to accelerate medium-density housing.
The rule change will allow people to build up to three homes of three storeys on most sites in Wellington without any need for resource consent from August 2022.
Tell us what you think and if you do not want your comments used put NFP.

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Do you support the rules to build new homes?
  • 33.6% Yes
    33.6% Complete
  • 44.7% No
    44.7% Complete
  • 21.7% Not sure, need more information
    21.7% Complete
771 votes
1 day ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This could be a tough one. Anybody got any ideas who this is and what is going on?

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12 hours ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Kelson based photographer Andrew Gorrie took this stunning photo of a tūī from his backyard. It took him over 30 shots to get the tūī lined up with the moon.

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14 hours ago

What's On: FREE Online STEM Open Day!

Bayley from Huapai - Kumeu

Brain Play is offering an online open-day of exciting science and technology activities! Ages 5 - 15. Coding, Animation, 3D Printing and more! Sign up on our website - https://www.brainplay.co.nz/events
FREE Online STEM Open Day!
  • Online Event
19 hours ago

Trinket box

The Team from Resene ColorShop Basin Reserve

Who can resist a treasure chest? Make this little gem for storing your own jewellery, or as a gift for someone special in your life. Decorate your chest with your favourite Resene colours.

Find out how to create your own.

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1 day ago

Use our free recruitment service

Competenz

In 2021, Competenz has seen an average of 3,300 monthly visits to the Job Board on our website, with between 100 - 300 prospective candidates reading each job opportunity.

Listing an opportunity on our Job Board is free for employers, and at any one time, we have around 400 learners who are … View more
In 2021, Competenz has seen an average of 3,300 monthly visits to the Job Board on our website, with between 100 - 300 prospective candidates reading each job opportunity.

Listing an opportunity on our Job Board is free for employers, and at any one time, we have around 400 learners who are job-ready, looking for the right opportunity.

Thinking of taking on an apprentice? Check out our free recruitment service.
Learn more

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18 days ago
2 days ago

Meet your new neighbours, NZ Compare!

NZ Compare

We’re Kiwis helping Kiwis compare the many providers and plans across Power, Broadband and Money easy, safe and hassle free through our consumer focussed, comparison websites. 

Our service is free to use! Are you moving house or just wanting to know what your options are to save money or to … View more
We’re Kiwis helping Kiwis compare the many providers and plans across Power, Broadband and Money easy, safe and hassle free through our consumer focussed, comparison websites. 

Our service is free to use! Are you moving house or just wanting to know what your options are to save money or to get a better deal? You can trust NZ Compare to guide you in making a fully informed choice for your households needs.

Millions of consumers have used our sites and over 50,000 Kiwis have switched providers or plans with our help. 

Visit us to compare today or call our NZ based Customer Support Team on 0508 22 66 72.
COMPARE NOW

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2 days ago

Calling all creative minds today

Stuff

Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and … View more
Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and on Stuff. Entries close Friday 22 October.
Find out more

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2 days ago

Puzzle Answer

NumberWorks'nWords Kilbirnie

The answer to the square puzzle is 30.

3 days ago

Tora Coastal Walk spots available!

The Team from Destination Wairarapa

If you’ve always wanted to do the Tora Coastal walk (but have not been able to get a booking …it’s so popular!) then NOW is your chance. This three day, three night walking adventure on the eastern coast of the Wairarapa has capacity right now. A range of dates are available.
Due to Covid … View more
If you’ve always wanted to do the Tora Coastal walk (but have not been able to get a booking …it’s so popular!) then NOW is your chance. This three day, three night walking adventure on the eastern coast of the Wairarapa has capacity right now. A range of dates are available.
Due to Covid cancellations they have some spots opened up for this year (Auckland folk unable to come).

The walk includes 3 nights in charming accommodation, homemade meals, luggage transportation and warm hospitality. All that's left to do is lace up your shoes and soak up the spectacular scenery.
RARE CHANCE TO GRAB A SPOT ON THIS WALK
Round up a walking partner or a group and book NOW. See the availability calendar toracoastalwalk.nz....

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3 days ago

Electric Weed Eater for sale

Neil from Thorndon

This weedeater has had about two hours use and comes with a brand new string cartridge.
$35 and it's yours!
Tel 027 499 1212

Price: $35

3 days ago

Pure sesame oil

Naichao from Oriental Pantry

Dear Neighbours,

YEO'S Pure Sesame Oil 150ML, 100% pure!

We have lots of products on sale now!
Please visit one of our stores to check them!
123 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington
3 Hillary Court, Naenae, Lower Hutt

Cheers!

Price: $4.99

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4 days ago

Here's a cool idea for communicating with your neighbours without technology or breaching alert level rules...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while … View more
Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while also looking out for others in your community.

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