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14 hours ago

Do you get our free gardening ezine?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a … View more
In this week’s issue we say avocados are the fruit we all long to grow. It’s time to plant salad greens in containers, inspire junior gardeners, turn lawns into new garden beds and repot and feed hippeastrums.

We list 10 trees to plant to attract birds to your garden for shelter and a year-round food supply. Plus go in the draw for fertiliser and soil enhancer from Fodda and there’s another chance to win Mr Fothergill’s ultimate garden pack.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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1 day ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve … View more
Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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10 hours ago

Katikati Lions Garage Sale

Cherie from Katikati

The garage sale is on tomorrow - Saturday at the containers behind the Caltex Station 8am - 11am Lots of bargains - don't miss out!

14 hours ago

Are you having trouble heating or cooling your home?

The team from EnergySmart - Tauranga

Chances are your insulation is not performing optimally, it is a problem that is far more common than most people realise.

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20 hours ago

Paint a hat box

The Team from Resene ColorShop Tauranga

Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most… View more
Turn a cardboard lidded hat box into a stylish piece of home décor using Resene testpots, with a tribal twist.

When painting with a tribal theme, throw perfection out the window and embrace crooked lines, texture, and less than perfect paint techniques to get a more organic result.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create your own

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1 day ago

Resene Cambridge needs help to return the shop's pet cat, Timmy.

Resene

Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul … View more
Some supernatural help has been hired in the hope customers and staff at the Resene shop in Cambridge will one day be able to see their favourite furry face again.

Timmy, a handsome 4-year-old tabby, disappeared one weekend in August from his cat house at the rear of the premises. Customer Paul Norfolk and wife Gloria had looked all over town for their favourite store cat, along with the shop’s manager, Kerry Mason, and her staff.

“Timmy is such an icon around Cambridge, everyone knows him as the Resene cat,” Gloria said.
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1 day ago
2 days ago

Happy New Zealand Sign Language Week!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

NZ Sign Language is unique to our country and is one of New Zealand's three official languages, so those are some great reasons to celebrate it!
Check out the Neighbourly team trying their hand at simple greetings that you could sign in your neighbourhood.

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3 days ago

Alzheimers Tauranga Annual Appeal

Jacqui from Bethlehem

Hi Everyone
Alzheimers NZ Tauranga's annual appeal is on this weekend 26 September 2020, and we are desperately in need of volunteers for our collection. These sites are mostly in Countdown Supermarkets. If you can help in any way at all we would love to hear from you. Please Contact Juanita … View more
Hi Everyone
Alzheimers NZ Tauranga's annual appeal is on this weekend 26 September 2020, and we are desperately in need of volunteers for our collection. These sites are mostly in Countdown Supermarkets. If you can help in any way at all we would love to hear from you. Please Contact Juanita at Alzheimers on 07 577 6344,
Many Thanks.

3 days ago

Have Shadowclad as your exterior cladding? Important Information!

Adina Thorn Lawyers

Join the Shadowclad Class Action

Many property owners from around New Zealand have already signed up to the fully-funded Shadowclad Class Action, filed in the Auckland High Court.

The action seeks damages on behalf of owners as a result of the alleged failure of Shadowclad cladding.

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Join the Shadowclad Class Action

Many property owners from around New Zealand have already signed up to the fully-funded Shadowclad Class Action, filed in the Auckland High Court.

The action seeks damages on behalf of owners as a result of the alleged failure of Shadowclad cladding.

LIMITED TIME, ACT NOW

If you own a property (house or commercial building) with Shadowclad as the exterior cladding, and the Shadowclad was installed within the last 15 years, register your interest now! There is no cost or obligation to register your interest.

Visit www.adinathorn.co.nz to find out more about the class action and litigation funding.
Register now

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3 days ago

Take part in Pots for Tots for Plunket with Resene!

Resene

Help us help Plunket support Kiwi kids and their families! Buy any Resene testpot with a colour name starting with P, O or T and Resene will donate $1 to Plunket.

The 10 most common birthdays all appear in the 13-day period from 22 September to 4 October! What better way to celebrate all these … View more
Help us help Plunket support Kiwi kids and their families! Buy any Resene testpot with a colour name starting with P, O or T and Resene will donate $1 to Plunket.

The 10 most common birthdays all appear in the 13-day period from 22 September to 4 October! What better way to celebrate all these new babies than supporting Plunket to support them.

Every qualifying testpot you buy = a $1 donation to Plunket!

Offer applies until 4 October 2020 at Resene owned ColorShops.
Learn more

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3 days ago

Omokoroa & Districts Lions Book Sale - Labour Weekend

Richard from Ōmokoroa

Our Lions Club will be holding a book sale over labour weekend - 24 to 26 October, 9.00am to 4.00pm each day, at the Old Library on McDonnell St, Omokoroa. We are looking for any donations of books and/or jigsaws. We will be at the old library this Saturday 26 September between 10.00am and 12.00pm … View moreOur Lions Club will be holding a book sale over labour weekend - 24 to 26 October, 9.00am to 4.00pm each day, at the Old Library on McDonnell St, Omokoroa. We are looking for any donations of books and/or jigsaws. We will be at the old library this Saturday 26 September between 10.00am and 12.00pm if you would like to drop in. Other wise please contact Anne & Colin Andrews on 07-548 0044 to arrange collection/drop off.

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3 days ago

Wanted to Rent - Storage, Industrial Unit or shed

Joe from Te Puna

Secure storage, industrial unit or Shed wanted to rent mid-long term for small business storage requirements. Must have good access for vehicle unloading. Approx. 50 – 150 square meters is ideal but anything considered.

Ideally location is Bethlehem, Judea, Te Puna or wider Tauranga area. Not Mt… View more
Secure storage, industrial unit or Shed wanted to rent mid-long term for small business storage requirements. Must have good access for vehicle unloading. Approx. 50 – 150 square meters is ideal but anything considered.

Ideally location is Bethlehem, Judea, Te Puna or wider Tauranga area. Not Mt Maunganui or Papamoa.

Required from early October

Call Joe on 07 5525311 or email heswards@xtra.co.nz

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5 days ago

Pioneering retirement for a trailblazing generation

Ryman Healthcare Limited

There is a new generation of New Zealander, seeking a new way to live in retirement. They are living their lives with passion and purpose, striving to push further, to create better, to go beyond the ordinary.

A new generation of Kiwis are not retiring from life; they’re finding a new way to … View more
There is a new generation of New Zealander, seeking a new way to live in retirement. They are living their lives with passion and purpose, striving to push further, to create better, to go beyond the ordinary.

A new generation of Kiwis are not retiring from life; they’re finding a new way to live. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.
Learn more

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7 days ago

Dresser

Marie from Bethlehem

This dresser is actually Oak which I stupidly painted. 660high x 965wide.027-3118920

Price: $40

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7 days ago

Tall cabinet

Marie from Bethlehem

Solid tall cabinet, bit of wear around the bottom, otherwise all good.
1575high x 485wide

Free

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