Raumanga, Whangarei

9 hours ago

What does the maramataka say about when to sow and grow?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hello neighbours and gardeners,

Dr Nick Roskruge, a professor of ethnobotany at Massey University’s School of Agriculture & Environment, explains what the maramataka says about kōanga (spring).

4 hours ago

Come work with us!

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

OPPORTUNITY 🙌🏼 Are you a change-maker in your community and looking to join an awesome social movement?

We might have the perfect role for you!

Neighbours Day Aotearoa (NDA) is looking for a community-minded people to activate the Neighbours Day kaupapa through their existing networks … View more
OPPORTUNITY 🙌🏼 Are you a change-maker in your community and looking to join an awesome social movement?

We might have the perfect role for you!

Neighbours Day Aotearoa (NDA) is looking for a community-minded people to activate the Neighbours Day kaupapa through their existing networks and connections. We are looking for 13 Neighbours Day Aotearoa Connectors to join the team and help us activate NDA across the motu.

What the role could involve?

- Meeting with a community local group and encouraging them to hold an event
- Visiting a local library to drop off posters
- Spreading the Neighbours Day Aotearoa message at your local Marae
- Chatting with people in the street and encouraging them to do something neighbourly
- Stopping by the community garden to let them know about the Neighbours Day theme for 2022

We have a dedicated team that will work alongside you and training is provided. www.neighboursday.org.nz...

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8 hours ago

Another scam IRD email

Patricia from Kamo

Received an email from Do Not Reply <falagueira@sapo.pt> with the subject 'Return available to file'. If you don't look at the address it all looks very official but it's another scam. If you hover over the link (DO NOT CLICK) it doesn't go to the IRD>

2 hours ago

Tegel recalls patties due to undeclared allergen

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Tegel has issued a recall for one of its products after gluten was detected in one of their gluten-free products.

In a statement, the Ministry for Primary Industries said that the recall only affected a specific batch of Gluten Free Classic Chicken Burgers and those with a gluten allergy or … View more
Tegel has issued a recall for one of its products after gluten was detected in one of their gluten-free products.

In a statement, the Ministry for Primary Industries said that the recall only affected a specific batch of Gluten Free Classic Chicken Burgers and those with a gluten allergy or intolerance should not consume the product.

Here's what you need to know:

- The batch marking on the affected product is 81242, with a AUG 2022 best before date.
- The product is sold across New Zealand at the following supermarkets
Countdown: North and South Island
SuperValue: North Island
FreshChoice: North and South Island
New World: Balclutha
Pak'n Save: Upper North Island
Four Square: Upper North Island

Consumers with any questions are advised to contact Tegel Foods Limited on 0800 24 42 536.

Find more information on this recall by visiting the New Zealand Food Safety Website.

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2 hours ago

Funding for new community facilities – applications now open

The Team from Whangarei District Council

If you're dreaming of a new community centre, a recreation complex, a tourism facility, arts hub, or a social enterprise hub, we may be able to help through a grant from the Partnership Fund. Grants of up to $150,000 will help with the development of new community facilities on a shared … View moreIf you're dreaming of a new community centre, a recreation complex, a tourism facility, arts hub, or a social enterprise hub, we may be able to help through a grant from the Partnership Fund. Grants of up to $150,000 will help with the development of new community facilities on a shared contributions basis. We can also consider significant renovations or extensions to existing facilities.

Check the criteria and apply at www.wdc.govt.nz...
Applications close 5:00pm 1 November 2021.

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5 days ago

HOME KILL/BUTCHER

Peter from Central Whangarei

Hi there can anyone recommend a good honest reliable home kill/ butcher in the Whangarei area that does a good job ?

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8 hours ago

What's On: Misfits

Ellie from Parua Bay / Whangarei Heads

Misfits, an exciting new exhibition by photographers Chris Schreuder, Diane Stoppard, Ellen Smith, Grant Beran, Lisa Clunie and Marg Morrow. Fri 01-Thurs 21 October. Wed-Fri 10.30am-2.30pm & Sat 10am-12.30pm.
Misfits
  • The Shutter Room Community Photographic Gallery
1 day ago

Oxymorons

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

An oxymoron has the effect of creating an impression, enhancing a concept, and even entertaining the reader. Can you think of another example of an oxymoron?

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10 hours ago

Red Cross shop in Whangarei

Todd Vincent from Red Cross Shop Whangarei

The Red Cross shop in Whangarei is open 9am to 5pm week days and 9am to 4pm Saturdays, you can also call us on 09 438 3701. We have plenty of new stock (and old) to look at. With spring finally here, maybe it’s time for a new outfit?

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17 hours ago

Kia kaha Aoteroea

Northpower

Our heartfelt thanks to our staff and customers for bearing with us over this last month of change. 🧡

The Northpower team continues to be out there working safely to ensure work is completed that keeps the lights on.

We appreciate the inconvenience of power outages while everyone is still … View more
Our heartfelt thanks to our staff and customers for bearing with us over this last month of change. 🧡

The Northpower team continues to be out there working safely to ensure work is completed that keeps the lights on.

We appreciate the inconvenience of power outages while everyone is still at home, and a big thank you to you all for your patience and understanding.
Learn more

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17 hours ago

Enjoy the good life

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Assisted living makes life easier, with housekeeping taken care of and a chef-prepared meal every day. It’s great for you, and reassuring for your family, because they know you’re being looked after. Best of all, it frees up more time to do the things you love!
Apartments are in the heart of … View more
Assisted living makes life easier, with housekeeping taken care of and a chef-prepared meal every day. It’s great for you, and reassuring for your family, because they know you’re being looked after. Best of all, it frees up more time to do the things you love!
Apartments are in the heart of the village, with easy access to everything the village has to offer.
The feeling of togetherness is the icing on the cake for residents, this is enhanced by a variety of outings, regular transport options and opportunities to join in with activities when you feel like it.
Learn more

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1 day ago

FREE Basic Digital Skills Course

Nikki Smith from Anglican Care Centre

We are offering this free course in conjunction with Kanorau Digital.
Learn how to send emails.
How to avoid scams.
Online Shopping and Banking.
How to use your mobile better.
And lots more.
Ph437 6397 to save a place.

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1 day ago

What's On: FREE Basic Digital Skills Course

Nikki from Central Whangarei

with Kanorau Digital. Learn how to send emails, how to avoid scams, online shopping and banking, how to use your mobile better and lots more. Ph4376397 to register.
FREE Basic Digital Skills Course
  • Anglican Care Centre
8 days ago

School subjects.

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

What do you think should be introduced or reintroduced as part of the curriculum in modern day schools?

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1 day ago

How about your own pre-planted portable organic vegetable bed?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

“Our portable bed provides a convenient and cost-effective way to access your own fresh produce within your own home,” says Charla Stretch, the CEO of Vitanic, the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) company set up by five students from Tokoroa High School.

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1 day ago

Job matching service success

Competenz

Another success story!

Our free job matching service helped place Caitlyn in her dream job and gave her employer the apprentice he had been searching for. A win-win!

Competenz provided the details of the job, and I’m happy Big Ideas took me on, I always wanted to be a signwriter when I … View more
Another success story!

Our free job matching service helped place Caitlyn in her dream job and gave her employer the apprentice he had been searching for. A win-win!

Competenz provided the details of the job, and I’m happy Big Ideas took me on, I always wanted to be a signwriter when I left high school but never had the chance. But now I do" says Caitlyn.

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