Rongotai, Wellington

18 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

We again feature words and a picture from Louise Thomas.

"Maple never could get the hang of standing on one leg. Her partner Kevin (aka Bacon) was frequently knocked over by her losing her balance. She said it was because her inner ear acted up in the Southern Hemisphere. Canada geese (Branta… View more
We again feature words and a picture from Louise Thomas.

"Maple never could get the hang of standing on one leg. Her partner Kevin (aka Bacon) was frequently knocked over by her losing her balance. She said it was because her inner ear acted up in the Southern Hemisphere. Canada geese (Branta canadensis) at the Hutt River."

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18 days ago

Looking back on the lockdown one year on

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

It is one year since we went in to lockdown. Do you have a favourite memory or an image from level four lockdown, you would like to share.
Teddy bears in windows, messages on pavements, and lines at the supermarket, these are the moments that defined lockdown.

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16 days ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Gerrie

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Karen Gerrie is the proud mum this week

"Bayley is our four year old Staffy Cross. I got her from the Wellington SPCA at six months old. She loves the beach, playing and chasing her other dog friends, and her favourite toy."

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email … View more
Karen Gerrie is the proud mum this week

"Bayley is our four year old Staffy Cross. I got her from the Wellington SPCA at six months old. She loves the beach, playing and chasing her other dog friends, and her favourite toy."

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you live in.

14 days ago
14 days ago

Ambigrams

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Have you heard of Ambigrams? Are you able to show any other examples?

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16 days ago

Do you need Regular Gardening Maintenance or Landscaping?

Joshua from Kilbirnie 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.
For a reasonable estimate, Give us a call at 027 252 1771 Or Visit www.pricesmart.co.nz...

15 days ago

Resene Upcyling Awards - Start Submitting!

Resene

Don't forget to submit your upcycled creations in the Resene Upcycling Awards. Whether it's an old item you've spruced up or something you've found a completely new purpose for, we want to see your work!

Submit your entry in the 2021 Resene Upcycling Awards by sharing your … View more
Don't forget to submit your upcycled creations in the Resene Upcycling Awards. Whether it's an old item you've spruced up or something you've found a completely new purpose for, we want to see your work!

Submit your entry in the 2021 Resene Upcycling Awards by sharing your upcycled masterpiece with your neighbours. Multiple entries are welcome - don't forget to include your before and after pics and mention any Resene products you've used!
Get Upcycling now

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16 days ago

Got fibre broadband at your place?

The Team from Chorus

Fibre is the preferred broadband choice that Kiwis use to connect to the internet. Join them and enjoy the congestion-free network for hassle-free video calling, emailing and speedy online banking! Did you know 87% of NZ now has access to the fibre broadband network?

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Fibre is the preferred broadband choice that Kiwis use to connect to the internet. Join them and enjoy the congestion-free network for hassle-free video calling, emailing and speedy online banking! Did you know 87% of NZ now has access to the fibre broadband network?

Check your address at chorus.co.nz to see if you can get New Zealand’s fastest, most reliable broadband at your place.
Check you address

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16 days ago

Say NO to short car trips

EECA

Transport is our beautiful country's biggest carbon emitter. In fact, car trips under two kilometres, like popping to the shops, make up nearly 1/3 of our drives β€” an average of 12 per household per week.

So we're encouraging Kiwis to consider climate-friendly modes of transportView more
Transport is our beautiful country's biggest carbon emitter. In fact, car trips under two kilometres, like popping to the shops, make up nearly 1/3 of our drives β€” an average of 12 per household per week.

So we're encouraging Kiwis to consider climate-friendly modes of transport such as biking, scooting and walking when making trips under two kilometres.

That's why we've launched the ShopPack - a New Zealand-first backpack-style reusable shopping bag to let you keep your hands free on the move.
Find out more

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16 days ago

Volunteer Van Assistants Needed

The Team from St Vincent de Paul - Wellington

This role is based from the Newtown Op Shop, but involves travelling throughout Wellington. The main duties involve assisting the Van driver in his day-to-day activities of running our pickup and delivery service, handyman duties and other customer service related tasks. Please email … View moreThis role is based from the Newtown Op Shop, but involves travelling throughout Wellington. The main duties involve assisting the Van driver in his day-to-day activities of running our pickup and delivery service, handyman duties and other customer service related tasks. Please email volunteer@vinnieswgtn.org.nz

16 days ago

Volunteer Yard Assistants Needed

The Team from St Vincent de Paul - Wellington

Primary Objective:
To support the Newtown warehouse by keeping the yard organised and tidy so new donations can be collected, organised and distributed easily.

Key Tasks:
β€’ To keep the warehouse yard tidy and adhere to Health and Safety standards.

β€’ Sort incoming donations into rubbish and … View more
Primary Objective:
To support the Newtown warehouse by keeping the yard organised and tidy so new donations can be collected, organised and distributed easily.

Key Tasks:
β€’ To keep the warehouse yard tidy and adhere to Health and Safety standards.

β€’ Sort incoming donations into rubbish and quality goods for the shop manager to access.

β€’ Sort rubbish into recycling areas.

β€’ Liaise with van team and help store large donations and furniture items in designated areas.

β€’ To deal with all donors and customers in a respectful manner while offering top notch customer service.


Skills Required:

β€’ Great organisational skills.

β€’ Good communication and customer service skills.

β€’ Strength, stamina and the ability to follow health and safety guidelines regarding lifting and working in a warehouse environment.

- An eye for detail.

β€’ Basic handyman, cleaning and tidying skills.


Personal Attributes:

β€’ A cheerful, people person attitude willing to go the extra mile to help others.

- The ability to communicate easily with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

- To be reliable and punctual.


Time Commitment

β€’ To be individually agreed on.

Please email: volunteer@vinnieswgtn.or.gnz

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16 days ago

16” Child’s Bike

Kathryn from Berhampore

2015 SONAR BOOMER 16” BLUE/BLACK CHILD’S BIKE.

Good condition; had little use. Comes with Kick-stand.

Price: $60

16 days ago
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