Pakuranga Heights, Auckland

4 hours ago

Look at these great Local Likes...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hey Green Bay Florists and Great South Vets! Your neighbours really LIKE you! Check out these awesome shoutouts from your Auckland community. Thanks for being such a special part of your community. Make a Local Like

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4 hours ago

Reduce your home-office energy bills

ECCA

With so many of us spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people’s energy bills are skyrocketing. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Here are 5 simple, easy to implement ideas and tips for cutting down your domestic power bills to save yourself some cash.
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4 hours ago

Do you run a small business?

Stuff Prosper

Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small … View more
Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small businesses like yours, in weeks and months to come.
Take the survey

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15 hours ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Auckland!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Auckland, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get … View more
Kia ora Auckland, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇️

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5 hours ago

What's On: Dance Yourself Happy

Mari from Cockle Bay

Starting Thu 18 June! Join the casual drop-in dance hour 8–9pm to the beats of electronica and hits from 80s, 90s, 00s and beyond. Great for fitness and health. FREE!
Dance Yourself Happy
  • All Saints' Community Centre
21 hours ago

looking for a puppy

Amit Kumar from Highland Park

hey guyz i am looking for newly born puppy.Any one got one to sell?

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17 hours ago

The Story of Surfdale

The Team from Auckland Museum

Did you know that Surfdale in Waiheke Island received its name via a competition? The winner was awarded a section of land near the beach...

At 8 pence a day on top of a small deposit, a Surfdale section was also promoted as a sound investment – so close to downtown Auckland that “values must … View more
Did you know that Surfdale in Waiheke Island received its name via a competition? The winner was awarded a section of land near the beach...

At 8 pence a day on top of a small deposit, a Surfdale section was also promoted as a sound investment – so close to downtown Auckland that “values must go up and up and up”.

Well, they weren't wrong there.

Today, Waiheke Island brings to mind sunny vineyards and beachy weekend getaways. The image of Waiheke as an “island paradise” has its origins in 1920s marketing, but the island has long been desirable even as its character has changed over the past centuries.

As we go into the long weekend and begin to venture further afield again, why not have a read of how Waiheke came to be the place it is today, in this blog about its recent history by our Project Curator, Jane Groufsky.

www.aucklandmuseum.com...

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8 hours ago

What's On: Music from Near and Afar

Bernice from Pukekohe

Explore the wonder and beauty of music from several world cultures. Entry/exit donation. Register your interest on the Facebook page, or with Gina - 2928047; enquiries@cvmft.org
Music from Near and Afar
  • Clevedon Presbyterian Church
12 hours ago

Family Luncheon

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

A luncheon for the families of Level 4 Food and Beverage who complete their programme today with a delicious menu prepared by Foundation Chefs.

Entrée - Potage Parmentiere with smoked salmon and croutons.
Main - Roasted Lamb Rump with textured winter vegetables, Pommes Dauphinoise and jus.
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A luncheon for the families of Level 4 Food and Beverage who complete their programme today with a delicious menu prepared by Foundation Chefs.

Entrée - Potage Parmentiere with smoked salmon and croutons.
Main - Roasted Lamb Rump with textured winter vegetables, Pommes Dauphinoise and jus.
Dessert - Chocolate Fudge Tart with lemon curd and almond praline.

20 days ago

Dog walking

Caroline from Happy hairy hounds

Hi Everyone
I run a local dog walking company and have spaces during the day and would love your dog to come and join us on one of our amazing walks .
We also offer home visits for puppies, older dogs and pet feeding.
Please check out our f/b, instragram or website
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Hi Everyone
I run a local dog walking company and have spaces during the day and would love your dog to come and join us on one of our amazing walks .
We also offer home visits for puppies, older dogs and pet feeding.
Please check out our f/b, instragram or website
www.happyhairyhounds.co.nz...
Looking forward to hearing from you
Caroline and Liz

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1 day ago

Anyone had their vehicle deregistered by NZTA without notice?

Peter from Half Moon Bay

This happened to me at the end of last year - on both my cars. I normally renew my registration on both vehicles for twelve months every year when I receive a renewal notice from NZTA, which has always arrived at the same address, which I have used since 2014. This address has never changed. I was … View moreThis happened to me at the end of last year - on both my cars. I normally renew my registration on both vehicles for twelve months every year when I receive a renewal notice from NZTA, which has always arrived at the same address, which I have used since 2014. This address has never changed. I was also signed up for the reminder emails, and always received confirmation emails upon reregistering. They also had an alternative postal address on record, along with my mobile number.


Unbeknownst to me both my cars were deregistered by NZTA, without any notice or warning through any of the means of contact I gave them. Reregistering them has cost me about $2500 so far (Have only done one, other one still in process). Both vehicles had had recent WOF's, and I had not changed address. NZTA simply failed to send out the renewals and reminders and the letters advising of deregistration, and also hadnt sent out the reminder emails I had signed up for. They also had not raised a flag on the WOF system, otherwise my WOF provider would definitely have advised me



NZTA have been incredibly unhelpful, inflexible and unco-operative throughout. I have sought the assistance of my local MP, who tried very hard to help but couldnt get any accountability from them. Also tried the Ombudsman to no avail


Has anyone had the same or similar experience with NZTA, or know anyone who has? If so, please feel free to contact me on here. I have heard a couple of horror stories second hand, but would like to get a few more good documented examples before considering my next steps for action, and we may be help each other - there is power in numbers!

1 day ago

Finger Food!

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

A special day in our Advanced Cookery students preparing mouthwatering finger food treats. Starting with Celia’s ever-best, fresh out of the oven, Salmon & Spinach Roulade, crispy fried carrot, celery and ricotta wontons, Oleksii, from Ukraine, holds a plate of the bllini with smoked salmon … View moreA special day in our Advanced Cookery students preparing mouthwatering finger food treats. Starting with Celia’s ever-best, fresh out of the oven, Salmon & Spinach Roulade, crispy fried carrot, celery and ricotta wontons, Oleksii, from Ukraine, holds a plate of the bllini with smoked salmon mousse topped with paprika, Yorkshire puddings with rare beef & horseradish cream and finally filo tartlets with chervil & coriander mousse.

6 days ago

Road trip in winters

Amit Kumar from Highland Park

Hey guyz I want to know does people go on toad trip in winters also during may june? We are a couple and planing to go to toad trip around Rotorua,matamata and coromandel.please advice if places are open or closed during these months.
Thanks

20 hours ago

What's On: Sleep Deeply Online Workshop (Free)

Lorraine from Henderson

Learn some tips to sleep deeply & be hypnotised to have a deep uninterrupted sleep from the comfort of your own home. More info: search @lorrainemaguiretherapy Meeting Password: 131910. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81977739859?pwd=WmVvcE1TZTF3d0JBT2hBVEluZEFmQT09
Sleep Deeply Online Workshop (Free)
  • Zoom Meeting Online
1 day ago

Back on Board!

Acacia Cove Village

Things at Acacia Cove Village are slowly but surely returning to “normal”.

There were many changes in Acacia Cove Village since the lock-down, as it was our priority to keep everyone safe. We even set up a little “shop” so our residents didn’t have to go out shopping.

I am sure we … View more
Things at Acacia Cove Village are slowly but surely returning to “normal”.

There were many changes in Acacia Cove Village since the lock-down, as it was our priority to keep everyone safe. We even set up a little “shop” so our residents didn’t have to go out shopping.

I am sure we are all very grateful to be able to move around more freely and join in some of the activities Acacia Cove has to offer. It can be a bit tricky to keep the numbers to 10 or less, and social distancing is hard to do.

However, after some brainstorming, we came up with and implemented some basic strategies to help everyone to adhere to the rules.

From the village manager, Bruce Cullington, staff and Acacia Cove Residents, we would like to wish you well, and thank you for the part you played to keep our community safe.
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