54 days ago

Whangaparāoa dad thought he had a parasite, but it was cancer

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Rodney Times

Hi neighbours, When Whangaparāoa man Darrell Poole first noticed gurgling sounds and cramping coming from his intestine, he thought he had a parasite.
But, just days before Christmas 2019, a colonoscopy revealed a much more sinister reason for the symptoms – aggressive colon cancer.
The dad of two has been told he has no further treatment options in NZ and is fundraising to get to the US to participate in a drug trial that will cost between $200,000 and $1 million. Read more about his story by clinking the below link.

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More messages from your neighbours
4 hours ago

Keep an eye on daily water usage

The Team from Auckland Council

As the drier months set in, you’ll be seeing this water gauge quite a bit. It’s a way for metropolitan Auckland to keep an eye on daily water usage. The aim is to stay in the green and below the daily target.

To see the gauge in action, visit www.watercare.co.nz

If you’re on tank water, when did you last look inside your tank? If you rely on rain to keep your household taps flowing, toilet flushing or stock watered, now’s a good time to check your levels, monitor your usage and look at booking a top-up early. Secure your water future by investing in an additional tank.
Find out more

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7 days ago

Lower-cost plan to hook water tanks to mains supply

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, More than 4,000 households on rain tank water supply will be given a lower-cost option to top up from the mains. The price is not yet known, but will be cheaper than a $7k full connection. Good idea? Read the story below:

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20 hours ago

Ardern's landslide now confronts Auckland's to-do list

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, The Labour landslide removes most of the excuses (New Zealand First) offered for why some big Auckland projects didn't happen last term. So will it now all be go ? Read the story below: