Cornwallis - Huia - Parau, Auckland

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Sunday Star-Times

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

In these unprecedented times, news media is classified as an essential service which means you can trust our journalism will continue to be produced, published and delivered. Sunday Star Times provides a vital and trusted source of truth and our journalists are working hard to ensure you remain … View moreIn these unprecedented times, news media is classified as an essential service which means you can trust our journalism will continue to be produced, published and delivered. Sunday Star Times provides a vital and trusted source of truth and our journalists are working hard to ensure you remain informed as the situation evolves.

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1 day ago

Reach out to those who need help

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Panic buying of items won’t protect you against coronavirus. Doing this only puts unnecessary pressure on our supermarkets and on our most vulnerable who cannot afford to stockpile.

Be more Neighbourly and buy in moderation - New Zealand supermarkets have got strong supply chains.
Need … View more
Panic buying of items won’t protect you against coronavirus. Doing this only puts unnecessary pressure on our supermarkets and on our most vulnerable who cannot afford to stockpile.

Be more Neighbourly and buy in moderation - New Zealand supermarkets have got strong supply chains.
Need help or can you support someone in need?

Reach out to your Neighbours here now https://www.neighbourly.co.nz/reachout

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4 days ago

When social distancing makes things closer

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Social distancing is the new buzzword, but out in semi-rural areas the end result seems to be that people are "closer". Do you notice a greater enjoyment in random social greetings? Read the column below:

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1 day ago

Council issues warning after golf course appears in Auckland reserve

Tori Tokalau Reporter from Western Leader

Someone has carved up a 3-hole golf course at Tirimoana Reserve in Glendene and Auckland Council is not impressed.

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1 day ago

Green Bay street surprises 6-year-old after birthday party cancelled

Josephine Franks Reporter from Western Leader

Kia ora neighbours, a Green Bay street has thrown a lovely surprise for a little boy's birthday during lockdown.

Thirty houses on the street decorated with balloons and left out happy birthday messages for 6-year-old Jim Buckton's birthday on Tuesday.

His mum said he was "very, … View more
Kia ora neighbours, a Green Bay street has thrown a lovely surprise for a little boy's birthday during lockdown.

Thirty houses on the street decorated with balloons and left out happy birthday messages for 6-year-old Jim Buckton's birthday on Tuesday.

His mum said he was "very, very excited": "Imagine a pogo stick going up and down."

Is your neighbourhood coming together during lockdown?

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2 days ago

Growing an edible garden

Murray Halberg Retirement Village

Now is a great time to focus on your garden. Whether you have a large garden or a small balcony, growing vegetables is a great way to keep busy and enjoy the fruits (or vegetables) of your labour.

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3 days ago

A very important Covid-19 safety message from NZ police

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours. Remember police Sergeant Guy Baldwin, who rose to fame in 2009 for his expression "always blow on the pie"?
Well he's back, this time with a message for Kiwis: Stay home and help break the chain of coronavirus.
"This thing (coronavirus) is an invisible dragon. … View more
Hi neighbours. Remember police Sergeant Guy Baldwin, who rose to fame in 2009 for his expression "always blow on the pie"?
Well he's back, this time with a message for Kiwis: Stay home and help break the chain of coronavirus.
"This thing (coronavirus) is an invisible dragon. Please, stay home. Let's break the chain and save lives. If we follow the rules, we'll end this lockdown sooner. Let's slay this dragon, and get back to doing the things we love, like eating pies."
Click the link below to watch the video.

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3 days ago

Doing DIY while you're staying at home?

Resene

Resene has a FREE Ask a Technical Expert service available so you can ask all your paint, stain, prep and wallpaper questions. Simply visit www.resene.co.nz/techexpert.

And if you haven’t starting painting yet, but are starting to plan a future project, you can get free advice from a Resene… View more
Resene has a FREE Ask a Technical Expert service available so you can ask all your paint, stain, prep and wallpaper questions. Simply visit www.resene.co.nz/techexpert.

And if you haven’t starting painting yet, but are starting to plan a future project, you can get free advice from a Resene colour expert, using the Resene Ask a Colour Expert service. Simply visit www.resene.co.nz/colourexpert to ask your query.
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3 days ago

Coronavirus: Auckland landlord offering free rentals wants others to do the same

Danielle Clent Reporter from Western Leader

Hi neighbours, a landlord who is offering two properties for free to families in need during the coronavirus pandemic is calling on other landlords and property developers to do the same.
Just before the country went into lockdown at 11.59pm on Wednesday, a five-bedroom home in Auckland's … View more
Hi neighbours, a landlord who is offering two properties for free to families in need during the coronavirus pandemic is calling on other landlords and property developers to do the same.
Just before the country went into lockdown at 11.59pm on Wednesday, a five-bedroom home in Auckland's West Harbour was listed on Trade Me for just $1 a week.
Owner Angela Olsen said she just wanted to do her part to help stranded families during the next four weeks and would do it for free.
What do you think of this? Do you believe other landlords would be in a position to do this too?

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4 days ago

Missing Cat

Rajneel from Glen Eden

Anyone seen our cat around Danube Lane , May wood cres or Glengarry red. Missing from Tuesday ( 24/3) night. Responds to name Chotu.if seen pls txt or call 0210721112 / 0211607250.

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