Strathmore Park, Wellington

5 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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1 day 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 !

19 hours ago

Photo's from movies on the green

Glenna Neighbourly Lead from Hataitai

Next movie is on March the 7th

19 hours 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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1 day 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!

3 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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2 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.

4 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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3 days ago

New extended weekend hours!

Aaron Graham from Hataitai Family Barbers

We are now open 9-4pm Saturday and Sunday! So if you need a fresh haircut, beard trim or shave pop in and see us this weekend. 31 Waitoa Rd, Hataitai Village

4 days ago

RIP Sir Des Britten

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Former TV chef and restaurateur turned Wellington City Missioner Sir Des Britten has died.
Father Des Britten, who retired in 2011 after 17 years at the helm of Wellington City Mission, won the Wellingtonian of the Year award the same year. He was knighted in 2012.

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3 days ago

House Sitting in Wellington

Molly from Hataitai

Hi everyone! If you are thinking about going away over Christmas, feel free to check us out at www.sortyoursitout.com... for reviews, availability, and more! Openings from mid October 2020, book now! :)

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4 days ago

Movies on the green

Glenna Neighbourly Lead from Hataitai

First movie this Saturday
$5 per movie per person or $10 per person for all 3 movies.
www.trybooking.com...

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3 days ago

2018 Piaggio Zip 100

Lizzy from Hataitai

Selling my 2018 Piaggio Zip 100 4T
Color: Red
CC Rating: 96cc
WOF expiry date: 21/12/2021
License expiry date: 20/03/2020

Bought new in December 2018. Moving out of Wellington and sad to part with this reliable scooter! Great on hills and can handle two passengers well.

Please get in … View more
Selling my 2018 Piaggio Zip 100 4T
Color: Red
CC Rating: 96cc
WOF expiry date: 21/12/2021
License expiry date: 20/03/2020

Bought new in December 2018. Moving out of Wellington and sad to part with this reliable scooter! Great on hills and can handle two passengers well.

Please get in touch via email: lizzyfanning22@gmail.com or
via text: 021 483 696

$ 2,400

Price: $2,400

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