Tikipunga, Whangarei

37 days ago

Safety in our CBD

Glen from Central Whangarei

On Monday 12-08-19 as part of the WDC disability advisory group we had our monthly meeting, we are making some good progress, one concerning thing that came up was disabled people not feeling safe in the Whangarei CBD because of the amount of youth hanging about and intimidating behaver, also … View moreOn Monday 12-08-19 as part of the WDC disability advisory group we had our monthly meeting, we are making some good progress, one concerning thing that came up was disabled people not feeling safe in the Whangarei CBD because of the amount of youth hanging about and intimidating behaver, also claims youth were drinking alcohol in the CBD. How does the community feel?

During our discussion it was said the youths hang around the CBD because there is not enough to do also, some committee member asked if the free WIFI could be turned off as co-chair I suggested that we should not punish the many for the actions of the few. Disabled people like free WIFI, because in some cases apps to help the disabled can be accessed via free Wi-Fi

28 days ago

Lead and inspire the next generation

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Study in Northland!

Meet Jasmine (Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) who shares “Awanuiārangi offered an accessible teaching programme that meant I didn't have to move away from home in North Hokianga. I’ve grown personally and professionally through my studies making my … View more
Study in Northland!

Meet Jasmine (Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) who shares “Awanuiārangi offered an accessible teaching programme that meant I didn't have to move away from home in North Hokianga. I’ve grown personally and professionally through my studies making my whānau/hapū proud. I was employed by a school immediately after completing, am now focusing on my teacher registration, and planning to return to study for a Master of Indigenous Studies”.

You too can help facilitate the learning journey of future leaders. Study with us in 2020 and become a teacher!
Find out more

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29 days ago

A POWERFUL VOICE FOR OUR COMMUNITY

Glen McMillan from Glen McMillan Okara Ward

Glen McMillan Okara Ward

The proposed 200 million dollars Riverside Drive development.

They have my support on what will be a game-changing project for Whangarei the development is a mixture of a public and private and will bring great benefits to the people of Whangarei and Okara.

This will … View more
Glen McMillan Okara Ward

The proposed 200 million dollars Riverside Drive development.

They have my support on what will be a game-changing project for Whangarei the development is a mixture of a public and private and will bring great benefits to the people of Whangarei and Okara.

This will create $250m of direct economic impact, over 160 jobs once constructed and a minimum of 240 during construction, it will attract an additional 25,000 visitor nights.

When I am elected to council I will want to see this go-ahead to help lift our local economy it will create both short term and long term benefits, benefits that the people of Okara Ward and Whangarei as a city and a destination need.

29 days ago

Have you had weight loss surgery?

Caroline Williams Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours. If you've had publicly funded weight-loss surgery, I'd like to hear from you for a story about how many are receiving the surgery. I'll be asking you about your experience leading up to and following the surgery, and whether you'd recommend it to others.
Send me … View more
Hi neighbours. If you've had publicly funded weight-loss surgery, I'd like to hear from you for a story about how many are receiving the surgery. I'll be asking you about your experience leading up to and following the surgery, and whether you'd recommend it to others.
Send me an email at caroline.williams@stuff.co.nz or message me here on Neighbourly.
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29 days ago

20-30% OFF Selected Shell Motor Oils!

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Whangarei

No matter what the drive, Shell engine oils provide superior protection against engine stress.

If you want ultimate engine performance, choose Shell Helix at Beaurepaires and get 20-30% off selected packs!*

Buy in-store or online now.

Hurry offer ends 25th August 2019.

Terms & Conditions:… View more
No matter what the drive, Shell engine oils provide superior protection against engine stress.

If you want ultimate engine performance, choose Shell Helix at Beaurepaires and get 20-30% off selected packs!*

Buy in-store or online now.

Hurry offer ends 25th August 2019.

Terms & Conditions:
The 20-30% discount on selected shell motor oils is valid for purchases in-store and online at www.beaurepaires.co.nz... between 12 August – 25 August 2019 (inclusive). For a full list of eligible products please visit beaurepaires.co.nz.... Offer applies to cash, EFTPOS, credit, and finance transactions. Standard finance criteria and charges apply to finance transactions. Offer excludes fleet, commercial and trade customers. Available at participating Beaurepaires stores nationwide. Whilst stocks last.

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29 days ago

Beginning the “Lunches in Schools” Project

Angela Sothern from Global Network Support Charitable Trust

Hi Readers. We will be beginning the “Lunches in Schools” Project in September. We’ll be preparing and delivering free lunches to children in low decile schools who regularly arrive at school without lunch. Funds for these lunches will come from the sale of second-hand adult clothes and shoes… View moreHi Readers. We will be beginning the “Lunches in Schools” Project in September. We’ll be preparing and delivering free lunches to children in low decile schools who regularly arrive at school without lunch. Funds for these lunches will come from the sale of second-hand adult clothes and shoes from our Charity Shop, opening next Thursday (29th) at 24 John Street – hours 11am-3pm, Mon-Fri.

If any in this group has retail experience and can volunteer 4 hours, one day a week, it would be really great to hear from you.
Angela Sothern
Global Network Support Charity-

29 days ago

Is it time to declare a housing state of emergency in the Far North?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - Ex-state rentals from Auckland are being bussed in to provide much-needed housing in Northland.

The "Whare Ora" housing scheme, run by trust Chief Executive Ricky Houghton, makes use of "recycled" homes, aiming to get whānau off the street. The waiting list for… View more
Hi neighbours - Ex-state rentals from Auckland are being bussed in to provide much-needed housing in Northland.

The "Whare Ora" housing scheme, run by trust Chief Executive Ricky Houghton, makes use of "recycled" homes, aiming to get whānau off the street. The waiting list for state housing has tripled since 2014, and 150 families and individuals are on the waiting list.

What are your thoughts? Is it time to declare a housing state of emergency in the Far North?

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57 days ago

Dr Mike Joy & Millan Ruku - Northland's Freshwater Crisis Seminar

Kristi Henare from Forest & Bird - Northern Branch

The Forest & Bird Northern Branch is proud to sponsor and invite you to the next Science Seminar Series is on "Northland's Freshwater Crisis" and our special guest speakers are Dr Mike Joy & Millan Ruka.

This is for everyone please note and a friendly reminder that the … View more
The Forest & Bird Northern Branch is proud to sponsor and invite you to the next Science Seminar Series is on "Northland's Freshwater Crisis" and our special guest speakers are Dr Mike Joy & Millan Ruka.

This is for everyone please note and a friendly reminder that the Seminar is location in a Club.

Please be seated by 5.45pm there is mix and mingle from 5.30pm. Starts at 6.00pm.

If you require more information please contact the F& B Branch Secretary K Henare on 021 585 562 and/or email northern.branch@forestandbird.org.nz.

Free Tickets Available on www.facebook.com... if you aren't on Facebook then please contact Secretary.

Any media enquiries please talk to F&B Northern Branch Chairman J Craw on 021 222 9064.If you require more information please contact the F& B Branch Secretary Kristi Henare
on 021 585 562 and/or email northern.branch@forestandbird.org.nz.

Any media enquiries please talk to F&B Northern Branch Chairman Jack Craw on 021 222 9064.

34 days ago

Running for WDC

Glen McMillan from Glen McMillan Okara Ward

Introducing myself Glen McMillan I am running for Okara Ward Whangarei in 2019 local elections. I want to bring life to Okara Ward.
I have a website linked to this listing.
Please visit my website okaraward2019.co.nz for more information

29 days ago

Small business lending. Easy as!

Prospa

Need some extra funds to keep business humming?

The team at Prospa can help with a business loan of $5K to $150K. Staff-up. Stock-up. Build-up. With Prospa the only way is up, and your business benefits with cash flow friendly repayments over terms of 3 to 24 months. Whatever you need, we can … View more
Need some extra funds to keep business humming?

The team at Prospa can help with a business loan of $5K to $150K. Staff-up. Stock-up. Build-up. With Prospa the only way is up, and your business benefits with cash flow friendly repayments over terms of 3 to 24 months. Whatever you need, we can help.

Visit prospa.co.nz or call 0800 005 797 to apply.
Apply now

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30 days ago

Paint August Yellow

Natasha Judd from Cancer Society Northland

Yesterday our Northland District Health Board Communications team sold handmade cupcakes to staff and managed to raise $100 for Daffodil Day on Friday 30 August. Let us know what you're doing to support Cancer Society Northland this year or donate to the DHB fundraiser via their link here -
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Yesterday our Northland District Health Board Communications team sold handmade cupcakes to staff and managed to raise $100 for Daffodil Day on Friday 30 August. Let us know what you're doing to support Cancer Society Northland this year or donate to the DHB fundraiser via their link here -
paintaugustyellow.everydayhero.com...

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30 days ago

How to deal with neighbourhood disputes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because … View more
Hey neighbours, most of us are lucky enough to get on with the people we live next door to, but what can you do if you don't?

We asked some experts how to stop minor irritations turning into something more serious, and who you can you turn to if things start to get out of hand - because being better neighbours can only have a positive impact on the quality of our communities, and who wouldn't want that :)

30 days ago

Treat yourself by treating Dad - Win*

Reporter Sunday Star Times

Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year … View more
Why not spoil Dad this year with a gift that keeps on giving, not just on Father's Day but every Sunday?

From as little as $3.80* a week you can keep Dad up to date with all the latest news in sports, business and entertainment each Sunday. Plus, when you buy him a 6-month or 1-year subscription and you’ll go in the draw to WIN* a brand new 65” Sony Bravia OLED TV, worth $7,499.

Ts&Cs apply.
Buy now

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31 days ago

How great is Your Place? Take our survey!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.
View more
Do you trust your council? Do you feel safe at home? Take our survey about your town.

For the Your Place survey we've put together a series of questions which should provide us with a comprehensive set of data that will be analysed and put in context for us by a team from AUT University.

We'd love to hear from you. Find out more here.

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31 days ago

Winter Clearance-- Massive Bathroom Sale Up to 40% off

Sales Manager from Millen Master Bathroom Ltd, Whangarei

The last Winter Clearance is running until Aug 26, massive bathroom wares on sale:
Shower slide from $59, basin & Kithchen tap wares from$80, toilets sale from $239,
Vanities from $269, plywood base, wall-hung or free standing...

Shower units from $580, curved corner shower or square shower … View more
The last Winter Clearance is running until Aug 26, massive bathroom wares on sale:
Shower slide from $59, basin & Kithchen tap wares from$80, toilets sale from $239,
Vanities from $269, plywood base, wall-hung or free standing...

Shower units from $580, curved corner shower or square shower unit/ combo.

Free standing bath tub from BF150L $599, BF 6815 $899... Heated towel rails from $99, matt black towel rails or chrome ones, round bars or square bars, you can always find the right one to add your bathroom comfort and elegance....

LED mirrors from $230, round ones or rectangle ones, Laundry tubs from $299 with free taps( limited quantity), three sizes for your option.

"Best value for money bathroom wares" is best choice for bathroom renovation/ replacement and new bathroom building~

Negotiable

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