128 days ago

Driving Miss Daisy celebrates IDPD

Janita from Driving Miss Daisy - Botany

Today we are celebrating the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). It is a chance to promote an understanding in New Zealand of all disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of people with disabilities, Lots of events are happening all around New Zealand so get involved!

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More messages from your neighbours
8 hours ago

Tell us about the coronavirus lockdown champions in your community

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.

Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.

To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.

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9 hours ago

Poll: Should your rates be frozen because of Covid-19?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It's a tough one for many, the prospect of rates rising 3.5 per cent, in these uncertain times. It is easy to say "Freeze!" but that's not as simple as it sounds. What do you think? Read the story here: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should your rates be frozen because of Covid-19?
  • 7.6% Rates should rise 3.5 pc but with easy help for those in need
    7.6% Complete
  • 83.7% Rates should be frozen for all ratepayers
    83.7% Complete
  • 8.8% Rates should rise, but by less that 3.5 pc, with help for those who need it
    8.8% Complete
649 votes
1 day ago

Where to find your favourite Hot Cross Buns in lockdown?

The Team Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Who loves Hot Cross Buns? Nothing beats the smell of a freshly toasted hot cross bun, but as Easter this year will be spent in coronavirus lockdown and your favourite bakery or cafe is closed, we've put together a list of some of the best spices buns you can find or if you're feeling adventurous why not make them.
My personal favourites are from Daily Bread. What's your favourite thing about Easter?