Seatoun, Wellington

1 day ago

Have you changed your commuting habits?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Driver shortages, power outages and timetable changes are affecting Wellington's public transport, while the roads are increasingly congested and slowed by roadworks. How are you dealing with commuter frustrations? Have you changed your commuting habits in the past year? (Please mark comments … View moreDriver shortages, power outages and timetable changes are affecting Wellington's public transport, while the roads are increasingly congested and slowed by roadworks. How are you dealing with commuter frustrations? Have you changed your commuting habits in the past year? (Please mark comments not for print NFP)

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9 hours ago

Small business lending. Easy as!

Prospa

Need some extra funds to keep business humming?

The team at Prospa can help with a business loan of $5K to $150K. Staff-up. Stock-up. Build-up. With Prospa the only way is up, and your business benefits with cash flow friendly repayments over terms of 3 to 24 months. Whatever you need, we can … View more
Need some extra funds to keep business humming?

The team at Prospa can help with a business loan of $5K to $150K. Staff-up. Stock-up. Build-up. With Prospa the only way is up, and your business benefits with cash flow friendly repayments over terms of 3 to 24 months. Whatever you need, we can help.

Visit prospa.co.nz or call 0800 005 797 to apply.
Apply now

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20 hours ago

How to deal with neighbourhood disputes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because … View more
Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because being better neighbours can only have a positive impact on the quality of our communities, and who wouldn't want that :)

20 hours ago

What's On: UC Experience Day Wellington

Grant from Halswell

Thinking about university in 2020? Come and find out about the UC student experience from UC academics, current UC students and recent graduates. Be inspired! Free event. Book here: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/events/tours-and-events/experience-days/
UC Experience Day Wellington
  • Wellington Girls' College Hall
2 days ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.

Being clear on this is a first step in knowing… View more
The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.

Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?

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What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 15.5% Rates
    15.5% Complete
  • 17% Housing
    17% Complete
  • 7.2% Roads
    7.2% Complete
  • 37% Public transport
    37% Complete
  • 1.5% Water
    1.5% Complete
  • 4.2% Waste
    4.2% Complete
  • 10.2% Climate + environment
    10.2% Complete
  • 5.3% Infrastructure
    5.3% Complete
  • 2.3% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    2.3% Complete
265 votes
1 day ago

What's On: THE VIRGIN SUICIDES 1999 R16

David from Brooklyn

Sophia Coppola's dream vision of '70s teenage girlhood unfolds in a languorous haze as the boys who knew them puzzle the mystery of the Lisbon sisters. See trailer at https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
THE VIRGIN SUICIDES 1999 R16
  • Embassy Grand
1 day ago

Dixon Street Road Closure

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Dixon Street between Victoria Street and Willis St will be closed from Friday 23 August to Tuesday 27th August so that a tower crane currently being used on the construction of apartments can be removed (weather permitting).
To access Willis Street, please use Ghuznee Street. For more information … View more
Dixon Street between Victoria Street and Willis St will be closed from Friday 23 August to Tuesday 27th August so that a tower crane currently being used on the construction of apartments can be removed (weather permitting).
To access Willis Street, please use Ghuznee Street. For more information about scheduled road closures, head to: wellington.govt.nz...

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1 day ago

Young performers

Geoff from Seatoun

The Rock Academy is hosting another Performers Concert on the 10th of September at Fringe Bar. It is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to perform live on stage. They can either play or sing by themselves or accompanied by their tutor or a friend.

Suitable for beginners too advanced. … View more
The Rock Academy is hosting another Performers Concert on the 10th of September at Fringe Bar. It is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to perform live on stage. They can either play or sing by themselves or accompanied by their tutor or a friend.

Suitable for beginners too advanced. Singers, guitar, ukulele, piano, bass and drums.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Details:
Fringe Bar - Allen Street
Tuesday 10th September 2019
6pm to 730pm
Entry is $2.50 per person.

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1 day ago

Breaker Bay Road Works

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Specialist geotechnical engineers are working down the bank at Breaker Bay to identify the cause of road damage.
The road near the carpark will be controlled by stop go traffic management from 8am to 4.30pm.
To ensure the safety of the public, the gravel footpath from the carpark down to the … View more
Specialist geotechnical engineers are working down the bank at Breaker Bay to identify the cause of road damage.
The road near the carpark will be controlled by stop go traffic management from 8am to 4.30pm.
To ensure the safety of the public, the gravel footpath from the carpark down to the beach will be closed. The sealed footpath running along the road will remain open.
Please take extra care, stick temporary speed limit and thanks for your patience.

1 day ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.
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Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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8 days ago

Bus services to be cancelled - will you be affected?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Almost 50 rush-hour bus services in Wellington will be cancelled every day from August 25, due to the city's driver shortage.

Metlink said the services would be scrapped for up to six months, with fewer peak-hour services meaning buses would be fuller and more commuters would need to … View more
Almost 50 rush-hour bus services in Wellington will be cancelled every day from August 25, due to the city's driver shortage.

Metlink said the services would be scrapped for up to six months, with fewer peak-hour services meaning buses would be fuller and more commuters would need to stand. It is hoped that subsequent services would run to schedule and provide enough room for all passengers.

Click here to see which routes are affected.

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