Wadestown, Wellington

27 days ago

OWHIRO BAY WATER QUALITY UPDATE 29 JAN

The Team from Wellington Water

Our operations team have been hard at work resolving cross-connections in the network. As a result of this work, we are seeing an improvement in the water quality in Owhiro Bay.

We are continuing with our routine sampling, and are looking at when it is appropriate to take down the warning signs.… View more
Our operations team have been hard at work resolving cross-connections in the network. As a result of this work, we are seeing an improvement in the water quality in Owhiro Bay.

We are continuing with our routine sampling, and are looking at when it is appropriate to take down the warning signs. For now, they are still in place. We will confirm when signage comes down.

30 days ago

Poll: E-scooters: should they stay or should they go?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Wellington is in a spin over e-scooters, with the city council receiving nearly 5000 submissions ahead of a decision on whether 800 electric scooters, operated by Uber-owned Jump and local startup Flamingo, will stay on the streets for the duration of an 18-month trial. What do you want to happen … View moreWellington is in a spin over e-scooters, with the city council receiving nearly 5000 submissions ahead of a decision on whether 800 electric scooters, operated by Uber-owned Jump and local startup Flamingo, will stay on the streets for the duration of an 18-month trial. What do you want to happen to the e-scooters?
www.stuff.co.nz...

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E-scooters: should they stay or should they go?
  • 17% Keep them, they're great
    17% Complete
  • 43.4% Keep them, but with better rules and enforcement
    43.4% Complete
  • 38.2% Get rid of them
    38.2% Complete
  • 1% Not sure
    1% Complete
  • 0.4% Other (comment below)
    0.4% Complete
1407 votes
28 days ago

Biggest ever Martinborough Fair on this Saturday

The Team from Destination Wairarapa

Head to the Wairarapa this Saturday for the biggest ever Martinborough Fair - they'll be 535 stalls! Combine that with a stroll around Greytown and that's a great retail day out. Weather looking fabulous.

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28 days ago

Broken LG 49" TV - needs repair

Fiona from Karori

Is anyone interested in repairing an LG 49" TV for resale or to keep? All of a sudden stopped working and now only has green screen. Not sure what this means or if its repairable. We have now replaced it but if it's repairable it's better than going to be recycled - might be the … View moreIs anyone interested in repairing an LG 49" TV for resale or to keep? All of a sudden stopped working and now only has green screen. Not sure what this means or if its repairable. We have now replaced it but if it's repairable it's better than going to be recycled - might be the only option though. Was working perfectly up until then.

Free

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28 days ago

Massage lotion

Marang from Thorndon

Relives aches, pains and strains
Suitable for adults, children and animals

Price: $25.82

28 days ago

MOA POINT SLUDGE UPDATE – 28 JAN

The Team from Wellington Water

We have begun CCTV through the Mt Albert tunnel, which is an essential part to our investigations, helping us to understand the extent of the fault and look into solutions for the long term repair.

Trucks continue their operations 24/7, transporting sludge from the treatment plant to the landfill.… View more
We have begun CCTV through the Mt Albert tunnel, which is an essential part to our investigations, helping us to understand the extent of the fault and look into solutions for the long term repair.

Trucks continue their operations 24/7, transporting sludge from the treatment plant to the landfill. The drivers have been greeted with a positive response from the community, with the sign pictured appearing on the route to the landfill.

We will be sharing weekly updates on the Moa Point situation as works continue. However, we will provide further updates should anything change.

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29 days ago

What's your view of school uniforms?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Many parents can't afford them, their children invariably hate them - in his column today, Dave Armstrong asks: why are we still sending kids to school in boring public school uniforms? What's your view?

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28 days ago

Panasonic Microwave Oven

Mela from Khandallah

Panasonic Microwave Oven. Model NN-6400B. 800W. In excellent condition. Rotating glass plate design. Dimensions: Height 36cm (14 inches), Width 53cm (21 inches), Depth 33cm (13 inches).
A great all-round microwave for cooking, defrosting and easy to use. Comes with original Panasonic Microwave … View more
Panasonic Microwave Oven. Model NN-6400B. 800W. In excellent condition. Rotating glass plate design. Dimensions: Height 36cm (14 inches), Width 53cm (21 inches), Depth 33cm (13 inches).
A great all-round microwave for cooking, defrosting and easy to use. Comes with original Panasonic Microwave cook book. Only selling as there is already a built-in steamer/microwave in my house so this one is surplus to my needs.

Price: $40

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28 days ago

Portable Charcoal BBQ

Mela from Khandallah

Charcoal BBQ designed for portability, lightweight, you can take it camping or to the beach. Well looked after, comes with full pack of firelighters and some charcoal, so you are all ready to go. Dimensions: Circumference 36cm (14 inches), Height 65cm (25 inches).

Price: $25

29 days ago

JOIN US AT THE KARORI KARNIVAL

Lorna Harvey from Age Concern Wellington

Age Concern Wellington will be at the fair. Come and see us!

- Win a gift voucher
- Find out about our services
- Meet some of our friendly staff

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 10 AM – 3:30 PM

Ben Burn Park
Campbell Street, Karori, Wellington

28 days ago

Female, 50, and looking for a job? Good luck

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating the difficulties of finding work when you're female and over 50. Anecdotally we are aware of women being shut out of the workforce around this time. If you can relate, and are willing to talk about your experience, please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz

29 days ago

Caring Group is back for 2020

Church Secretary from Wadestown Presbyterian Church

Caring Group is meeting on Thursday 13 February from 2pm in the hall on Hanover Street, Wadestown.
Caring Group has been running for over 30 years and have provided gifts for the children who have a parent in prison. Not all on our group are great knitters or sewers but everyone has something to … View more
Caring Group is meeting on Thursday 13 February from 2pm in the hall on Hanover Street, Wadestown.
Caring Group has been running for over 30 years and have provided gifts for the children who have a parent in prison. Not all on our group are great knitters or sewers but everyone has something to contribute. Afternoon tea is provided. If you are interested then please get in touch with the office.

29 days ago

Jonny Osborne - Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee

Community Engagement Advisor from Greater Wellington

Kia ora koutou, I am Johnny, a Wellington resident since 2000. I am a member of the Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee tasked with making recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council on the future of our coastal and freshwater quality, and how our water is used. Our waterways and all … View moreKia ora koutou, I am Johnny, a Wellington resident since 2000. I am a member of the Whaitua Te Whanganui-a-Tara Committee tasked with making recommendations to Greater Wellington Regional Council on the future of our coastal and freshwater quality, and how our water is used. Our waterways and all the fish and species that live in them are precious taonga, so we have set out to understand how they are valued and what should be done to provide the future we want for our water.
We want to work with you to make our Whaitua more sustainable and healthy so that the future generations can continue to enjoy the many beautiful parks, rivers, streams and beaches of this catchment.

To leave behind a strong legacy, we need to protect the health and mauri of our waterways, which are under pressure due to population and land development. We need to fix our waste and stormwater infrastructure. These are big changes, and needs to reflect our communities’ views informed by good evidence and information.

Connect with us to talk about what we can do together. You can reach us at whaitua@gw.govt.nz. To see what we have been doing visit our Facebook page, and to share what you value about our water and your solutions have your say down below.

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29 days ago

Prospa funding helped boost monthly turnover

Prospa

Sandy Urwin wanted to expand the retail offering within her small business Animal Natural Health Centre.

She considered raising funds by selling a stake to an investor but didn’t want to compromise on quality or her vision for the business. She decided to partner with Prospa to achieve her … View more
Sandy Urwin wanted to expand the retail offering within her small business Animal Natural Health Centre.

She considered raising funds by selling a stake to an investor but didn’t want to compromise on quality or her vision for the business. She decided to partner with Prospa to achieve her dreams.

A small business loan helped Sandy increase the variety and volume of stock available for customers – ultimately boosting monthly turnover.
Find out more

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