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20 hours 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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20 minutes ago

Paint a hat box

The Team from Resene ColorShop Botany Downs

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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6 hours ago

Things change. You can too

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Take our degrees quiz and be in to win one of two Series 5 Apple watches. T&C’s apply. Learn more

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6 hours 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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17 hours ago

Acer Aspire 15.6" Laptop For Sale

Mornay from Northpark

Hi Everyone! I have an Acer Aspire 15.6" laptop for sale in reasonable condition. The laptop has a resolution of 1366 x 768, and has Windows 10 Home loaded onto it. The laptop also has a DVD RW Multi Recorder fitted. The laptop comes with its charger.
The only issue is that the laptop battery … View more
Hi Everyone! I have an Acer Aspire 15.6" laptop for sale in reasonable condition. The laptop has a resolution of 1366 x 768, and has Windows 10 Home loaded onto it. The laptop also has a DVD RW Multi Recorder fitted. The laptop comes with its charger.
The only issue is that the laptop battery doesn’t hold charge for long, and it’ll probably be best to change the battery at some point. You can however keep the charger plugged in while working on it.
Selling laptop As Is.
Selling Price is $200 o.n.c.o

19 hours ago

Urgent Sale of Ticket to The Crucilble

Simran from Flat Bush

I had bought three tickets to The Crucible playing tonight in Ormiston Senior College but need two only. I had paid $23 each for the tickets, don't want to waste it, will give it away for $20.
Tiered Seating- R13 7pm to 10pm, 24th Sep 2020
Contact me now 021 213 3139
2020 is about to make … View more
I had bought three tickets to The Crucible playing tonight in Ormiston Senior College but need two only. I had paid $23 each for the tickets, don't want to waste it, will give it away for $20.
Tiered Seating- R13 7pm to 10pm, 24th Sep 2020
Contact me now 021 213 3139
2020 is about to make history here at Ormiston Senior College with its first whole school production in eight years. The Crucible is a play written by the legendary Arthur Miller and set in the village of Salem, Massachusetts, during the 1692 witch trials. Among the women there accused of sorcery, nineteen innocent souls were executed, based on real-life historic events this bewitching and intense script is a story of greed, betrayal, hysteria and suspicion. It is a show not to be missed.

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3 days ago

Is Spring a great time to prepare for garden beds?

Alan from Botany Downs

Look at these awesome blooms!
Is it a good time for garden beds building from old used wood, taken down from fencing? It's sure looks great.

What is your opinion?

1 day ago

Get free business advice from a business advisor.

Tāmaki AKL

Are you a local business owner? Then LEVEL UP is for you. We are offering free business skills workshops to local business owners or people who live in Glen Innes, Pt England or Panmure and have a business elsewhere. Afoa Tevita Malolo is General Manager – Social Transformation & Partnerships… View moreAre you a local business owner? Then LEVEL UP is for you. We are offering free business skills workshops to local business owners or people who live in Glen Innes, Pt England or Panmure and have a business elsewhere. Afoa Tevita Malolo is General Manager – Social Transformation & Partnerships for Tāmaki Regeneration Company.

The Panmure resident says that Level Up is designed to help local businesses get over the COVID speed bumps by connecting them with resources and support they can use to take their business to the next level. “It’s part of the overall regeneration programme to ensure our businesses are staying around in our town centres and other areas.”

Sign up here and one of the team will be in touch. Do it today and give your business a boost.
Find out more

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1 day 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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2 days ago

Black Cat - Botany Road (past the Golf Club entrance)

Sandy from Dannemora

Sadly someone’s black cat has been knocked down in Botany Road. As I drove past I saw that someone has placed it on the grass verge past the Golf Club entrance (towards the new building area) if someone is looking for their pet. Sorry for your loss.

4 days ago

Coronavirus is more of a reason to sort out the stadium

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It's easy to say things shouldn't be done because we need to focus on Covid-19 elimination, but maybe that's more of an argument to sort out the stadium plan. Read the story below.

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1 day ago

W&F: Perfect Pairs

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Perfect Pairs 2020 is a 5-course Tapas menu, enjoyed with a flight of boutique New Zealand guaranteed to whet your appetite.
This interactive workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the wines with each course and identify the best wine pairing based on your personal preferences.
The … View more
Perfect Pairs 2020 is a 5-course Tapas menu, enjoyed with a flight of boutique New Zealand guaranteed to whet your appetite.
This interactive workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the wines with each course and identify the best wine pairing based on your personal preferences.
The dishes include Palusami, Korean fried chicken and more.
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Saturday, 3 Oct from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

1 day ago

Portrait Drawing - Evening Course

Megan from MEGANZ School of Visual Arts

Have you ever wanted to try drawing a portrait of a member of your family or a friend? Now is your chance.
Beginning Tuesday 13th October for 8 weeks, from - 7 - 9.00 pm.
We will take you through the steps to create a finished drawing you can frame. We will look at proportion, composition, line, … View more
Have you ever wanted to try drawing a portrait of a member of your family or a friend? Now is your chance.
Beginning Tuesday 13th October for 8 weeks, from - 7 - 9.00 pm.
We will take you through the steps to create a finished drawing you can frame. We will look at proportion, composition, line, and value and experiment with different drawing tools. We are based in Cockle Bay. Check out the details on our website - www.vizart.co.nz......

Hope to see you there.

2 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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2 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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