Rongotai, Wellington

18 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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4 hours ago

Who's ready to be an artist?

Silke from Heart for Art

We believe everyone has creativity. If you think you're not creative, you've just never been shown how. Come join us in the studio and we'll show you how to create your own painting. It's a lot easier than you think. Loads of fun, easy paintings to choose from. Come join us to … View moreWe believe everyone has creativity. If you think you're not creative, you've just never been shown how. Come join us in the studio and we'll show you how to create your own painting. It's a lot easier than you think. Loads of fun, easy paintings to choose from. Come join us to discover your creativity.

11 hours ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

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11 hours ago

Need something to do indoors?

Aaron Graham from Hataitai Family Barbers

What a disgusting day. If practice is cancelled bring the boys in for a nice dry haircut! $15 all day Tuesdays. Now applys for boys to 18years!

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7 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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3 days ago

Rory Macleod

Darryl from Hataitai

Woke up this morning to find a bag, shirt, cap and headphones sitting on our deck. From a note and baggage claim ticket from Brittish Airways it looks like the bag may belong to a Rory Macleod who may be visiting someone in Wellington.

If anyone knows him please let him know we have his bag with … View more
Woke up this morning to find a bag, shirt, cap and headphones sitting on our deck. From a note and baggage claim ticket from Brittish Airways it looks like the bag may belong to a Rory Macleod who may be visiting someone in Wellington.

If anyone knows him please let him know we have his bag with his personal items inside !

1 day ago

Photo's from movies on the green

Glenna Neighbourly Lead from Hataitai

Next movie is on March the 7th

1 day ago

Pioneering retirement for a trailblazing generation

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Our residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.… View moreOur residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.

Ryman has been pioneering retirement living for 35 years. Our New Zealand and Australian villages are named after trailblazers: Sir Edmund Hilary, Weary Dunlop, Rita Angus, Nellie Melba. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents.
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2 days ago

Hataitai School Fair

Melanie from Hataitai

Celebrate March Madness at the Hataitai School Fair, 2020.
Come along to join us for an old fashioned fair, with lots of games for the children, a fantastic range of stalls and a selection of gourmet treats in the deli, cake stall, tea rooms and outdoor cafe. Marvel at the creativity in the Pop Up… View more
Celebrate March Madness at the Hataitai School Fair, 2020.
Come along to join us for an old fashioned fair, with lots of games for the children, a fantastic range of stalls and a selection of gourmet treats in the deli, cake stall, tea rooms and outdoor cafe. Marvel at the creativity in the Pop Up Craft Shop and pick up a bargain in the second hand kids clothes, books and toys pavillon.

JOIN US FOR MARCH MADNESS!
Mark it in your diary - Sunday 1st of March 2020, 10am-1pm. Rain or shine.

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2 days ago

Beginner's Māori Class

Sarah from Strathmore Park

Kia Ora koutou,

Introducing Māori Language Classes for Beginners!

- Are you a kiwi who didn’t learn any Māori at school?
- Would you like to know a little more about Māori culture?
- Are you new to New Zealand and would like to learn a little Māori language?
- Do you need to introduce … View more
Kia Ora koutou,

Introducing Māori Language Classes for Beginners!

- Are you a kiwi who didn’t learn any Māori at school?
- Would you like to know a little more about Māori culture?
- Are you new to New Zealand and would like to learn a little Māori language?
- Do you need to introduce yourself in Māori sometimes?
- Are you simply curious about Māori language?
- Was your new year’s resolution to try something new?
- Do you want to know what your kids are singing about?

HERE IS THE SOLUTION…
BEGINNERS MĀORI CLASSES FOR ADULTS!

THE TEACHERS:
The fabulous Sarah Macintosh and her equally amazing daughter Jess Tawhiri will be teaching adult beginner Māori classes at the mighty Miramar North School! Jess attended the Māori immersion school Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Mokopuna in Seatoun, before going on to do Māori, History and Media studies at Victoria University. Sarah Macintosh is the head of the junior school at Miramar North and has been teaching for 19 years.

THE DETAILS:
The first introductory class is for 6 weeks.
Monday nights – March 9 – April 20 (missing April 9 for Easter)
Cost is $120
Location: Miramar North School, 23 Weka St, Miramar
Time: 7.30-8.30p.m

All welcome! But class numbers are very limited, so it's first in first served!

THE BASIC IDEAS:
The 6-week course aims to cover
- Greetings
- Mihi/Pepeha
- Simple conversations
- Numbers/time
- Emotions
- Place names
- Pronunciation
- Tikanga
- Everyday use of Māori
- Kiwaha - idioms.
- Whakatauki - proverbs
- Karakia
- Colours
- Months/days of the week

By the end of the course, you’ll HOPEFULLY be able to:
• Have a basic understanding of some Māori concepts and our important connections to them
• Identify the sounds of Māori letters and pronounce letter combinations using correct intonation and stress patterns
• Confidently greet people, introduce yourself and communicate basic personal information in an informal context
• Identify and respond to phrases in the classroom including basic commands/instructions
• Confidently describe the day/date, time, and the weather
• Talk in a secret language in front of your kids regarding dessert

TO REGISTER:
To register, please email Sarah at: sezmac77@gmail.com and tell us what your level of Teo Reo is, and what you hope to get from the class. We will aim to tailor the class to fit people’s needs.

For more information please contact: Sarah Macintosh

sezmac77@gmail.com

Come and join our fun relaxed classroom and learn something new!

4 days ago

Movie on the Green tomorrow (Saturday) night

Glenna Neighbourly Lead from Hataitai

Gate's open at 6pm, bar serving beer, wine and non alcoholic drinks, sweets, chips, hot chocolate and BBQ food will also be on sale there. Or you can bring for own food and drinks and enjoy dinner on the green before the movie starts at sunset. Bring your own blankets and or beanbags/chairs … View moreGate's open at 6pm, bar serving beer, wine and non alcoholic drinks, sweets, chips, hot chocolate and BBQ food will also be on sale there. Or you can bring for own food and drinks and enjoy dinner on the green before the movie starts at sunset. Bring your own blankets and or beanbags/chairs or hire them at the event.
Where: Former Hataitai bowling club, parking is limited, so either walk or catch the number 2 or 14 bus and then a very short walk up Hataitai road, or avoid the hill altogether and enter the green through Arcus Way.
When: Gates open at 6pm, movie starts at sunset
Cost: $5 for Saturday's movie at the gate, or $10 for all 3 movies when purchased online.
Movies are all PG or G suitable for all ages.

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4 days ago

Do you need Regular Gardening Maintenance or Landscaping?

Joshua from Price Smart Landscaping and Gardening

Is your garden messy, overgrown or just in need of general maintenance? Price Smart works with YOU to ensure your garden is left at a standard we’re both happy with. Give us a call at 027 548 9818 or visit www.pricesmart.co.nz... for a reasonable estimate.

5 days ago

Who wants brand new books for free?

Kate Green Reporter from Dominion Post

Wellingtonians can indulge their love of books this Valentines day, as dozens of bestsellers are given away for free on the streets. Bookdepository.com is setting up a temporary bookshelf set up at 101 Courtenay Place from midday.

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