Mount Albert, Auckland

9 days ago

Poll: Would you pay to use your neighbours' swimming pool?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

People rent out baches, rooms in their houses, their garages and car parking spaces, so surely hiring out swimming pools is the next logical step.

A new app lets people hire their private pools by the hour, but it hasn't come to New Zealand - yet.

To read more, click here.

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Would you pay to use your neighbours' swimming pool?
  • 28.5% Yes please!
    28.5% Complete
  • 71.5% No, that's weird.
    71.5% Complete
1542 votes
9 days ago

What's On: Volunteer with Auckland Photography Festival

Auckland Festival of from Parnell

Be part of Auckland Festival of Photography 2020, we are currently seeking volunteer registrations! We are flexible and interested to hear about your skills and interests. Find out more: www.photographyfestival.org.nz/taking_part
Volunteer with Auckland Photography Festival
  • Auckland Festival of Photography
9 days ago

Together with New Zealand Police we're shutting the gate on rural crime! 🐮❤️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Learn more about our new rural crime prevention signs, now available for purchase to the public, on our website: neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz or click the 'Read More' link below. 📰

#safercommunitiestogether

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9 days ago

Have you had a plant stolen?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

Hi neighbours,

We're to keen to know if pot plant and garden thievery is still a common problem and what people are doing about it.

If you've had a pot plant or something else taken from your garden in the last year and would like to share, could you please email homed@stuff.co.nzView more
Hi neighbours,

We're to keen to know if pot plant and garden thievery is still a common problem and what people are doing about it.

If you've had a pot plant or something else taken from your garden in the last year and would like to share, could you please email homed@stuff.co.nz with your name, your neighbourhood and a quick recap of what was taken and how it happened.

We'd love to hear from you!

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9 days ago

Friday Jams: Auckland R&B party's lineup, set times, prohibited items, road closures

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Central Leader

The R&B party of the year will see Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and The Black Eyed Peas perform at Western Springs next weekend.

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9 days ago

Auckland can build rockets - so why can't it afford Santa?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Love him or hate him, downtown Auckland's (and briefly Manukau's) 5-storey Santa appears doomed because of cost, after nearly 60 years. Should he be saved, and by whom? Read the story below:

(Please type NFP if your comments are not for print)

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9 days ago

Poll: Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

People will have to put up with offensive behaviour from difficult tenants if the government goes ahead with plans to remove the 90-day notice period for evictions. What do you think? Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice? Vote in the poll below.

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Should the government keep the 90-day tenant eviction notice?
  • 80.5% Absolutely - I’ve personally dealt with bad neighbours
    80.5% Complete
  • 14.1% No - tenants could be evicted unfairly
    14.1% Complete
  • 5.4% I don’t have an opinion
    5.4% Complete
1357 votes
9 days ago

After Armistice: dealing with the effects of war

The Team from Auckland Museum

As we commemorate the 101st Armistice Day, it's timely that we reflect on the aftermath of the First World War; not only the massive scale of loss, but also the ongoing suffering experienced by those who returned from the first industrialised war.

Arriving in back in Wellington, Colonel Evans… View more
As we commemorate the 101st Armistice Day, it's timely that we reflect on the aftermath of the First World War; not only the massive scale of loss, but also the ongoing suffering experienced by those who returned from the first industrialised war.

Arriving in back in Wellington, Colonel Evans pointedly reminded the soldiers of those left behind: “Remember,” he said, “When you go ashore you are not heroes. The heroes lie in France”. Having lost their comrades in the thousands, the soldiers hardly needed to be reminded of their 'luck' in making it through. Yet for those who survived, the physical and mental toll of the war was immense and for many unspeakable. Each service person confronted the psychological and emotional impact of a war unprecedented in its violence in their own personal way.

One soldier who suffered through his war service was Private Ivor Norman (Norm) Fleet 31249. A bushman who enlisted in Taumarunui, Fleet fought with the Wellington Infantry Regiment and received gunshot wounds to both legs during a clean-up operation at Bellevue Spur on 22 October 1917. His right leg was later amputated and he eventually returned to New Zealand where simply carried on with his life, marrying Elsie Petley in 1928, building his own house and forging a long and productive career. Norm rarely spoke of the war and relatives only recall seeing him in tears as his nephews left for the Second World War; a small clue to the pain that returned servicemen held inside. Like Norm, millions suffered silently in the aftermath. Today we honour their service and acknowledge the immeasurable suffering that came from it.

Lest we forget.

Find out more about Armistice Day and the Museum's collections here. www.aucklandmuseum.com...

9 days ago

Protesters blocking entrance to Ōwairaka (Mt Albert)

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

People have gathered to block the entrance to Ōwairaka in an effort to save hundreds of trees.

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority, which manages the city's 14 tūpuna maunga (ancestral mountains), plans to remove 345 exotic trees from Ōwairaka as part of a long-term native restoration project.
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People have gathered to block the entrance to Ōwairaka in an effort to save hundreds of trees.

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority, which manages the city's 14 tūpuna maunga (ancestral mountains), plans to remove 345 exotic trees from Ōwairaka as part of a long-term native restoration project.

Protesters have been blocking the entrance to Ōwairaka from 6am this morning, stopping construction crews from accessing the area. Leader Anna Radford said she expects a "decent amount" of people expected to turn up.
Source: NZ Herald.

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9 days ago

TV repairer

Monique from New Windsor

Hi, does anyone know someone who can give me a quote to get my TV ( 50in Sony Bravia) fixed. Was working alright, then yesterday just wouldnt turn on again.

10 days ago

We've got some big news!

Stuff Fibre

A huge thanks to all our Stuff Fibre customers for their support with winning 4 major awards at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards.

We're thrilled to have won the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running), Best … View more
A huge thanks to all our Stuff Fibre customers for their support with winning 4 major awards at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards.

We're thrilled to have won the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running), Best Broadband Innovation and the People’s Choice Award.

Not yet a customer? Nows a great time to join a winning team >> https://stuff-fibre.co.nz/
Find out more

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