Goodwood Heights, Auckland

1 day ago

At-Home Fire Safety Checklist

Fire and Emergency from Fire and Emergency New Zealand

With everyone staying home, it’s now more important than ever for everyone to be fire-safe. People can find information on our website - fireandemergency.nz...

We’re heading into winter, and with households self-isolating together, there’ll be more cooking at home, and more use of open … View more
With everyone staying home, it’s now more important than ever for everyone to be fire-safe. People can find information on our website - fireandemergency.nz...

We’re heading into winter, and with households self-isolating together, there’ll be more cooking at home, and more use of open fires, heaters, and dryers - all things which can increase fire risk.

New Zealanders can be confident that Fire and Emergency is well-prepared and ready to respond to emergencies as usual during the nationwide self- isolation period.

Please call 111 if you have a fire, we will ask you whether anyone at the address is self-isolating or has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Where this is the case, we already have necessary measures in place to ensure everyone’s safety including protective clothing, gloves, masks, safety glasses and mask.

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3 hours ago

SENDING HOPE

Bhupinder from Takanini

Sending hope to all New Zealanders across our country. We will get through this together,
We are sending white beams into the sky in the gardens area . Much love to all be safe

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4 hours ago

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Sumit from Papatoetoe

Kia Ora nz..... how’s goin ? Hope all will be safe and good .

9 days ago

No more trips to the library, rec centres or council facilities for 14 days

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council will close most of its community facilities for 14 days to prevent any spread of Coronavirus. How will that affect you, and what could alternatives be? Read the story below:

8 days ago

Poll: Prospa Local Business Hero - who gets your vote?

Prospa

Small businesses need our support more than ever right now. While it's uncertain times for all, we are still proud to be celebrating our 11 regional Local Business Heroes for their commitment to their communities. 

They now need your help! We are now looking for the New Zealand … View more
Small businesses need our support more than ever right now. While it's uncertain times for all, we are still proud to be celebrating our 11 regional Local Business Heroes for their commitment to their communities. 

They now need your help! We are now looking for the New Zealand Prospa Local Business Hero - our overall winner, as voted by Neighbourly members around the country!

This lucky business will walk away with $10,000 worth of prizes!

Please take a couple of minutes to read the nominations below - then vote for the business you'd like to see named 2020 Prospa Local Business Hero.
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NORTHLAND: Lew Ringrose - Ringrose Stockfoods
“A very humble man who has been sponsoring any and every cause that has been requested for well over 40 years. He sponsors so many causes in and outside of the neighborhood, goes out of his way to get the meal to the hungry animals, works through the night to fill orders, even on public holidays he steps in and runs the factory single handed to allow his staff time off. He is well past retirement but dedicated to keeping hungry animals supplied with food. No order is too big or too small for his fantastic team.”

AUCKLAND: Jay & Kusum - Orakei Superette
“Part of our lives for so many years. They offer a great business, post centre, the BEST fresh flowers and fruit & veg. I have NEVER known them to take a holiday. Kind and genuinely caring people who add so much to our community. You could not find a better Local Business Hero!”

WAIKATO: Te Aroha Vet Clinic
Te Aroha Veterinary Clinic provide a fantastic service from a team that are dedicated to I was devastated losing Blue (horse) I bred her 14 yrs ago and loved her dearly and now I had her orphan foal to care for. Without her dedication staying for hours trying to save Blue I honestly don't know how I would have coped. They are a true asset to our community they go above and beyond the call of duty helping to care for our all animals providing around the clock care and service.”

BAY OF PLENTY: Tony & Julie - Pyes Pa SuperValue
“The owners, Tony & Julie, are great at communicating and continually ask their customers if they stock the products they want, and if they don’t, they then get it in. They have a very friendly manner and their Managers and Staff are all attentive. Thanks to Tony & Julie for choosing Pyes Pa, you have fitted in well.”

HAWKE’S BAY - GISBORNE: Kaye & Alan - Cornucopia Organics
“The staff are friendly and helpful.Also the owners will order in whatever is required,if it is not currently on their shelves.”

TARANAKI: Down to Earth
“As well as a range of healthy tasty foodstuffs and quality herbal supplements, they also provide a range of products to help with sustainable living. They have recently introduced a "bring-you-own-container" refill facility for dishwasher, shampoo and other cleaners. However the best thing about this store is the excellent service. I'm always greeted with a smile and friendly word, offers of help, etc. It is always a pleasure to shop here.”

MANAWATU-WANGANUI: Margaret and Vijay - Maxwells Line Four Square
“Margaret and Veejay go out of their way to make sure customers get the freshest fruit and veggies in town and if they don't have what you want will ring around to source it for you. Despite being robbed and stabbed in daylight, they were open for business as usual the next day. They are held in high esteem locally.”

WELLINGTON: Quoc Tran - Tutere Street Four Square
“This man got out of Viet Nam by himself when he was13, sailed on a boat and spent time in camps before coming to NZ. He could not speak english. He purchased a local dairy and over the years has totally transformed and enlarged it providing employment to a number of locals. He is the ultimate friendly shopkeeper.”

NELSON - MARLBOROUGH: Cath - Blenheim Life Pharmacy
“They deliver my prescriptions to me as I’m often unable to get them. They always make sure nothing I'm prescribed interacts with anything and they always explain how to take my meds thoroughly to me, which is important as I've had a brain stem stroke and somedays my brain is scrambled. Cath is wonderful at dropping them off for me. They do a really important and medically serious job with kindness"

CANTERBURY - WEST: Mark & Des - The Vege Shop.
“The Vege Shop on Stourbridge is just the best little local biz in town. Mark and his wife Des always have a smile and time for a yarn. We feel so fortunate to have them just around the corner. They are awesome!”

OTAGO - SOUTHLAND: John Swindlehurst - A&J Services
“John is fantastic!!! He does everything from carpet repairs to chimney sweeping and pest control. I have him listed in my phone as John Everything! He has a brilliant attitude and has even come on public holidays at short notice.”

Prospa Local Business Hero - who gets your vote?
  • 11.6% NORTHLAND: Lew Ringrose - Ringrose Stockfoods
    11.6% Complete
  • 14.1% AUCKLAND: Jay & Kusum - Orakei Superette
    14.1% Complete
  • 7.6% WAIKATO: Te Aroha Vet Clinic
    7.6% Complete
  • 4.4% BAY OF PLENTY: Tony & Julie - Pyes Pa SuperValue
    4.4% Complete
  • 6.4% HAWKE’S BAY - GISBORNE: Kaye & Alan - Cornucopia Organics
    6.4% Complete
  • 4.6% TARANAKI: Down to Earth
    4.6% Complete
  • 14.2% MANAWATU-WANGANUI: Margaret and Vijay - Maxwells Line Four Square
    14.2% Complete
  • 18.7% WELLINGTON: Quoc Tran - Tutere Street Four Square
    18.7% Complete
  • 4.1% NELSON - MARLBOROUGH: Cath - Blenheim Life Pharmacy
    4.1% Complete
  • 11.8% CANTERBURY - WEST: Mark & Des - The Vege Shop.
    11.8% Complete
  • 2.5% OTAGO - SOUTHLAND: John Swindlehurst - A&J Services
    2.5% Complete
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4 days ago

Advice please neighbours

Sarah from Papatoetoe

Hi everyone,
I hope you all are doing well atm?
I’m hoping that someone might know how to get help with getting a food grant through winz I have no entitlements left on mymsd so I get referred to phone in for help but I’m getting cut off every time, it would be nice if winz could just … View more
Hi everyone,
I hope you all are doing well atm?
I’m hoping that someone might know how to get help with getting a food grant through winz I have no entitlements left on mymsd so I get referred to phone in for help but I’m getting cut off every time, it would be nice if winz could just automatically load $200 on our payment cards so we can do a good shop not of one product like some a doing but stock up on meats bread soap etc if anyone knows what to do please help.
Thank you all x

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3 days ago

Introducing myself

Shernaz from Manurewa

Hi lovely neighbourhood, have recently joined neighbourly. Take this opportunity to introduce myself as your lovely Thermomix Consultant who lives so close to all of you. Join my team, earn n learn n much more. Call today on 0210492406 for more information. Shernaz

1 day ago

COVID-19 Alert Level 4 : Veterinary Clinic Functioning

Veterinarian from Pet Vets Papatoetoe

Veterinary clinics have been classified as an essential service. We are here to look after the community and their pets, during the lockdown period. However, we have changed the way we are working to protect our clients and staff. Please see in the attached slide or check out more details on the … View moreVeterinary clinics have been classified as an essential service. We are here to look after the community and their pets, during the lockdown period. However, we have changed the way we are working to protect our clients and staff. Please see in the attached slide or check out more details on the website.

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1 day ago

Church in your home with Hope Channel

Ole from Takanini

You can enjoy a day of rest and Church with Hope Channel Television

Watch it on Freeview Channel 27 and SKY Channel 204

Tomorrow at 9am there is a message from Pastor William Iererua dealing with the situation we all find ourselves in right now in some form or other. Catching Hope in the Face… View more
You can enjoy a day of rest and Church with Hope Channel Television

Watch it on Freeview Channel 27 and SKY Channel 204

Tomorrow at 9am there is a message from Pastor William Iererua dealing with the situation we all find ourselves in right now in some form or other. Catching Hope in the Face of Loneliness.

See the trailer for his message here.
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Blessings and stay safe

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2 days ago

Our Emergency Department is open at Middlemore hospital

The Team from Counties Manukau Health

Our health and medical facilities are essential services and this includes our hospitals and emergency departments (ED).
The Middlemore ED remains open 24/7 for those who need emergency care.
We’re doing things slightly differently when you come in and that’s to help keep everyone safe; so you… View more
Our health and medical facilities are essential services and this includes our hospitals and emergency departments (ED).
The Middlemore ED remains open 24/7 for those who need emergency care.
We’re doing things slightly differently when you come in and that’s to help keep everyone safe; so you will be screened prior to entering ED and then directed to the appropriate place or staff member to look after you.
Our Emergency Department is open as usual so if you are hurt or unwell please come in and see us.
For minor illness or injury, please still phone Healthline (0800 611 116) or your family doctor and follow their advice.

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1 day ago

The Story of Ella Cooke

The Team from Auckland Museum

In the winter of 1914, Ella Cooke was looking forward to a grand adventure. The Auckland-born nurse and her twin sister Lily had just departed New Zealand in a boat bound for Vancouver, New York and finally England. She was looking forward to seeing the sights, and eventually a working holiday in … View moreIn the winter of 1914, Ella Cooke was looking forward to a grand adventure. The Auckland-born nurse and her twin sister Lily had just departed New Zealand in a boat bound for Vancouver, New York and finally England. She was looking forward to seeing the sights, and eventually a working holiday in London, or maybe Paris.

The outbreak of war in July 1914 dashed all her plans. Rather than return home, Ella joined the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. The work was extremely difficult, and Ella described it in her letters as 'frightfully hard'.

The story of Ella Cooke, captured below in our Online Cenotaph, is one of ceaseless dedication to nursing the ill and ailing back to health. Her work is reflected in the remarkable efforts of New Zealand's doctors, nurses and healthcare staff, who are taking every measure to ensure the ongoing safety of New Zealanders. A huge thank you to these essential workers for the incredible job they do.

www.aucklandmuseum.com...

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1 day ago

How to spend our first weekend at Alert Level 4

New Zealand Government

This is a crucial time. You might be tempted to leave the house this weekend to enjoy your free time. But it’s incredibly important that you don’t revert back to ‘normal life’.

Remember why we are all taking these extreme measures. Stay home. Save lives. This breaks the chain and stops … View more
This is a crucial time. You might be tempted to leave the house this weekend to enjoy your free time. But it’s incredibly important that you don’t revert back to ‘normal life’.

Remember why we are all taking these extreme measures. Stay home. Save lives. This breaks the chain and stops the virus spreading.

How to break the chain, and protect us all:

STOP THE MOVEMENT
The virus is spread by us. It can’t move by itself. So we all need to avoid moving around as much as possible, eg:
● don't travel to and from baches or second homes
● avoid driving out of your neighbourhood
● don't travel across the country in campervans
● note that DOC has closed all of its campsites and huts.

KEEP EXERCISE LOCAL
There are very few exceptions to staying home, but exercise is one of them. Going for a walk, run or bike ride is good for your mental health. Just remember to:
● stay close to home. Enjoy your neighbourhood, but go no further
● keep it solitary, or only with those you live with
● keep a 2 metre distance from others.

DO SAFE ACTIVITIES ONLY
● Our emergency services need to be fully available to respond to COVID-19 cases. Any search and rescue operation reduces the ability of first responders to help others.
● Do your bit to help them by only undertaking safe activities, and avoiding going into areas where you could get lost or hurt and require their help. Avoid outdoor activities like swimming, surfing, tramping, or boating, hunting or hiking.

AVOID PUBLIC SPACES
● All bars, restaurants, cafes, gyms, cinemas, pools, museums, libraries and playgrounds are closed.
● Avoid places like beaches where people commonly linger, or are unable to maintain a 2 metre distance.
● Don't touch surfaces others may have touched when outdoors, like park benches or playgrounds.

When you return home carefully wash your hands, and any items you took with you outdoors.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Quality Panmure Apartments from only $23,250

Rethinking Space

Secure your new apartment in March and receive a $3000 prezzy card!

1 bedroom apartments from $465,000.
● Move-in next month
● 90% sold with options Selling out fast
● Onsite viewings available on Monday and Saturday's

For further information contact Christina Ngawati:
021… View more
Secure your new apartment in March and receive a $3000 prezzy card!

1 bedroom apartments from $465,000.
● Move-in next month
● 90% sold with options Selling out fast
● Onsite viewings available on Monday and Saturday's

For further information contact Christina Ngawati:
021 232 7477 | christina@legacy.co.nz
Visit us online

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2 days ago

***Our centres are CLOSED in New Zealand***

NumberWorks'nWords Manukau

We are temporarily suspending tuition for the remainder of Term 1.

We will not be away for long. During this time we will closely monitor all information and advice provided to us. At this stage, we will reopen on Tuesday 28th April for Term 2. We will be back in action providing your children … View more
We are temporarily suspending tuition for the remainder of Term 1.

We will not be away for long. During this time we will closely monitor all information and advice provided to us. At this stage, we will reopen on Tuesday 28th April for Term 2. We will be back in action providing your children with the tuition they need to ensure their continued success.

NumberWorks’nWords would like to thank all our loyal families and hard-working staff for your support. Thank you for your understanding and adapting with us during this time. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Our best wishes to you and your family at this difficult time.

Keep an eye out for our April activities for you and your family.

Much love and kindness ❤️

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3 days ago

Selected Beaurepaires Stores Open During Lockdown

Beaurepaires Manukau City

Unfortunately, your local Beaurepaires store is closed during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 Lockdown.

To see which stores are open or to find out more information, please click the READ MORE button below.

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