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4 days ago

What's On: KapitiMana Forest&Bird AGM & Meeting

Eraena from Waikanae

Guest Speaker: George Hobson on Forest and Bird Youth Hubs and what drives them. Koha and sign-in at the door. Tea coffee and socialise after. Come join us. All Welcome.
KapitiMana Forest&Bird AGM & Meeting
  • Waikanae Presbyterian Church Hall
4 days ago

Is that a teahouse on Stewart Island?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Why yes it is, and it's also a man cave, a shed, and a builder/engineer's retirement project. Little wonder Allan Jones' quirky build is a runner-up in the 2021 Resene Shed of the Year competition run by NZ Gardener.

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8 days ago

Tawa By-Election 2021

Timothy from Tawa

I am Tim Davin and am standing for theTawa Community Board in the current by- election.
I have been a resident of Tawa for 34 years. I am a member of Our Lady of Hope Church, the Tawa U3A, and the Tawa RSA.
I have civil engineering and public policy qualifications and have worked for the … View more
I am Tim Davin and am standing for theTawa Community Board in the current by- election.
I have been a resident of Tawa for 34 years. I am a member of Our Lady of Hope Church, the Tawa U3A, and the Tawa RSA.
I have civil engineering and public policy qualifications and have worked for the Wellington City Council, and in senior management at the Porirua City Council and Local Government NZ.
I have some great ideas for improving the Tawa & Linden shopping centres, commuter car parking, upgrading the two critical road bridges in Tawa, and upgrading some playgrounds. For further information have a look at my Candidate Profile Statement at wellington.govt.nz...

8 days ago

Monsoon Poon not planning name change despite criticism

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The owners of popular eatery Monsoon Poon have no plans to change the restaurant’s name, widely interpreted as a reference to female genitalia.
Monsoon Poon’s owners Nicola Richards and Mike Egan (pictured), say there was never any intention for the restaurant’s name to be taken as a … View more
The owners of popular eatery Monsoon Poon have no plans to change the restaurant’s name, widely interpreted as a reference to female genitalia.
Monsoon Poon’s owners Nicola Richards and Mike Egan (pictured), say there was never any intention for the restaurant’s name to be taken as a derogatory or racist term.
Richards said “at no point” had that been the intention, and it was not how the word was interpreted by the business owners.
“You will find that Poon is a very common Chinese and Korean surname, and we simply thought it worked well with the word ‘monsoon’,” she said.
What do you think?

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8 days ago

Do you support banning cars from the central city?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington City Council is considering a plan to ban cars from the inner city by 2025.
A Notice of Motion by councillor Tamatha Paul is understood to have gained the support of a majority of councillors and will pass at a council meeting on Thursday.
The motion commits the council to pursue a … View more
Wellington City Council is considering a plan to ban cars from the inner city by 2025.
A Notice of Motion by councillor Tamatha Paul is understood to have gained the support of a majority of councillors and will pass at a council meeting on Thursday.
The motion commits the council to pursue a fossil fuel-free centre city and asks for council officers to write a report investigating how the policy could be applied.
While details would be ironed out by council officers, Paul said she hoped for a ban on all private vehicles in key inner-city streets, with only electric delivery vehicles and buses allowed

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4 days ago

Shortland Street the Musical

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Whether you love, hate or have never seen Shortland Street, a new capital stage performance of the beloved and bemoaned soap opera is sure to capture hearts.
Shortland Street the Musical will be performed at Gryphon Theatre from April 20 to May 1.
Produced by Kauri Theatre Company, the show has a … View more
Whether you love, hate or have never seen Shortland Street, a new capital stage performance of the beloved and bemoaned soap opera is sure to capture hearts.
Shortland Street the Musical will be performed at Gryphon Theatre from April 20 to May 1.
Produced by Kauri Theatre Company, the show has a storyline based on the television series’ original characters, including Dr Hone Ropata and Dr Chris Warner, who are respectively played by John Palamo and Jake Elston.
Like many shows, Kauri Theatre’s production of the musical was originally scheduled for May 2020, but Covid-19 meant it had to be postponed to this year.
Shortland Street the Musical, Gryphon Theatre, April 20 to May 1

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5 days ago

Resene Upcyling Awards - don't forget!

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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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5 days ago

SPCA Pet of the Day: Meet Marilyn

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Meet Marilyn, from Wellington SPCA, who needs a new home.

"I am currently in a foster home with my sisters, and this is what my foster mum has to say "Marilyn likes being picked up and cuddled and is always keen to sit on my knee. Would make a great pair with Miriam." I would do … View more
Meet Marilyn, from Wellington SPCA, who needs a new home.

"I am currently in a foster home with my sisters, and this is what my foster mum has to say "Marilyn likes being picked up and cuddled and is always keen to sit on my knee. Would make a great pair with Miriam." I would do best in a quiet and stable home, with people around to offer me support. I will need time and patience. I would not settle with a busy home or one with young children. If this sounds like your family, please get in touch and we will put you in touch with our foster mum."

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8 days ago

Poll: Should Wellington Zoo replace its Lions?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington Zoo’s elderly lioness sisters, Djane and Zahra, have been euthanised, leaving the zoo with no lions.
Both lionesses had been closely monitored by veterinary staff over the past 18 months due to age-related health concerns, and Djane’s health recently deteriorated.
Lions have been … View more
Wellington Zoo’s elderly lioness sisters, Djane and Zahra, have been euthanised, leaving the zoo with no lions.
Both lionesses had been closely monitored by veterinary staff over the past 18 months due to age-related health concerns, and Djane’s health recently deteriorated.
Lions have been part of Wellington Zoo community since it opened in 1906, when the Zoo was gifted a male lion called King Dick.
Wellington Zoo said it would look at starting a new pride of lions in the future, but it was likely to be awhile until a firm plan was in place.
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Should Wellington Zoo replace its Lions?
  • 46.7% No
    46.7% Complete
  • 53.3% Yes
    53.3% Complete
685 votes
7 days ago

Builders - Available

Kerstin Lucas from Tim Lucas Construction

Hi all, we're a family run building business working in all areas of residential construction - from renovations / additions and new builds to landscape construction

If you have consented work or projects that you would like to start into asap please get in touch. We would love to help

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7 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we feature a picture of a starling by Louise Thomas.

"The variety of plumage at the moment on young birds as they transition into their adult feathers is amazing. I think a few years ago I would have thought of starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) as a dozen different species if I thought … View more
This week we feature a picture of a starling by Louise Thomas.

"The variety of plumage at the moment on young birds as they transition into their adult feathers is amazing. I think a few years ago I would have thought of starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) as a dozen different species if I thought of them at all. Many of the new generation still have their brown heads, but are developing their star-spangled chest feathers. Mature feathers coming in on their backs are beautiful, with pale brown borders and the middles an iridescent green in the sunlight. Nature is an artist."

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5 days ago

Size XXS The secret life of pets top

Dianne from Johnsonville

Every Dog has his day- Size XXS. Nice and long teeshirt. Can be worn from around 9/10 upwards if your daughter likes long teeshirts with leggings
has piling. heaps of wear left
smoke free home, located in Johnsville

Price: $8

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6 days ago

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ

Come together for good with friends, whānau and workmates by hosting a Pink Ribbon Breakfast this May. You’ll be joining thousands of Kiwis around the country to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

You can host any time in May, and by taking part, you’ll be helping fund … View more
Come together for good with friends, whānau and workmates by hosting a Pink Ribbon Breakfast this May. You’ll be joining thousands of Kiwis around the country to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

You can host any time in May, and by taking part, you’ll be helping fund ground-breaking work by some of our country’s top breast cancer researchers, educate people about breast health, and provide free support services for breast cancer patients and their families.

What are you waiting for! Sign up today.
Find out more

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6 days ago

Pet of the Day. Meet Clara

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Meet Clara, from Northland (Wgtn), who belongs to proud mum Marie Baker.
"This is my cat, Clara. She likes to snuggle with the toys in my play therapy room."
Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to … View more
Meet Clara, from Northland (Wgtn), who belongs to proud mum Marie Baker.
"This is my cat, Clara. She likes to snuggle with the toys in my play therapy room."
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.

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6 days ago

macpac - 10 years, zip up

Dianne from Johnsonville

macpac zip up- aged 10, in really good condition. the inside is like a soft brushed feel. Similar jacket can sell for $129.99 normal price.
The simple, low profile design is easy to layer, while the fabric is soft and cosy to wear, making it a useful layer for camping and all other family … View more
macpac zip up- aged 10, in really good condition. the inside is like a soft brushed feel. Similar jacket can sell for $129.99 normal price.
The simple, low profile design is easy to layer, while the fabric is soft and cosy to wear, making it a useful layer for camping and all other family activities. With stretchy side panels, this hooded jacket enables free movement while walking and scrambling over rough terrain. It’s got zipped hand pockets and thumbhole cuffs to help keep kids’ warm when the temperature drops. smoke free home ,located in Johnsonville

Price: $40

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