Shelly Park, Auckland

18 days ago

Have you signed up to get free gardening advice?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and … View more
In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and follow Jane Packer’s advice to decorate your kitchen and dining spaces with flowers. Be in to win Jane Packer Flowers and the NZ House & Garden July issue.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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18 days ago

MIT GRADS ARE READY

Manukau Institute of Technology

We shape the future, we make connections, we bring ideas to life, and we make a difference.

At MIT we learn by doing, and we graduate with the practical skills employers need. Together we can make things happen.

Many of our programmes are now free* so there's no better time to start … View more
We shape the future, we make connections, we bring ideas to life, and we make a difference.

At MIT we learn by doing, and we graduate with the practical skills employers need. Together we can make things happen.

Many of our programmes are now free* so there's no better time to start studying. Come join us, where the best makers are made. Apply now.
Start July

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21 days ago

Will Auckland's drought threaten your job?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, No respite is forecast for Auckland's worst drought, and new analysis suggests thousands of jobs could be affected if restrictions tighten on businesses. Read the story below:

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19 days ago

Deceased dog Te irirangi Drive

Marie from Howick

Sadly small black dog deceased on the corner of Hollyford Drive and ( Te irirangi Drive, on grass verge near 72b ).

19 days ago

Books for sale @ $1.50 each

Blair from Bucklands Beach

AN ASSORTMENT OF BOOKS ALL IN GOOD CONDITION, all at $1.50 each your welcome to collect them from us....postage would be an extra cost

Price: $1.50

22 days ago

Seeking Harbour Bridge stories

The Team from Auckland Museum

Did you walk across the Auckland Harbour Bridge when it first opened in 1959? Work on the construction of the clip-on lanes in 1969? Collect tolls from drivers until the bridge became free in 1984?

We’re researching stories for our Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland exhibition opening … View more
Did you walk across the Auckland Harbour Bridge when it first opened in 1959? Work on the construction of the clip-on lanes in 1969? Collect tolls from drivers until the bridge became free in 1984?

We’re researching stories for our Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland exhibition opening next year and want to hear from anyone with early memories of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and how it changed life for Aucklanders, especially on the North Shore.

Email us at haveyoursay@aucklandmuseum.com if you have an interesting story you’d like to share.

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19 days ago

Wildlife selfie safari at the museum

The Team from Auckland Museum

The school holidays are fast approaching and now that we're in Level 1 we've got an action-packed programme for you and your family to enjoy.

Whether you'd like to discover wildlife in the Museum with our Wildlife Selfie Safari, look at stunning images from the … View more
The school holidays are fast approaching and now that we're in Level 1 we've got an action-packed programme for you and your family to enjoy.

Whether you'd like to discover wildlife in the Museum with our Wildlife Selfie Safari, look at stunning images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition or get creative by making paper stars to add to our Matariki mural, come and spend the holidays with us!
Learn more

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20 days ago

Pakuranga & Howick Community Networking Meeting

Lindsay Upton from Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS), facilitates two networking forums; the Pakuranga & Howick Community Networking Meeting and the Botany & Flatbush & Ormiston Community Networking Meeting. These meetings take place eleven times a year enabling community organisations, … View moreManukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS), facilitates two networking forums; the Pakuranga & Howick Community Networking Meeting and the Botany & Flatbush & Ormiston Community Networking Meeting. These meetings take place eleven times a year enabling community organisations, social service providers, government agencies and the general public a platform to connect and network with each other, share information about their activities and provide an opportunity for them to form collaborative working relationships.
Next meeting: Pakuranga & Howick Community Networking Meeting
Venue: Te Tuhi, Reeves Road, Pakuranga, Auckland
Day & Date: Friday, 26 June 2020
Time: 1.30pm - 3:00pm
Entry: Free
MEETING AGENDA
1:30pm Tea, coffee and networking
1:35pm Welcome from David Collings – Executive Board Member, Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)
GUEST SPEAKERS
1:40pm Fran Malcolm – Healthcare Relationships Manager, Northern Region, St. John New Zealand
1:45pm Warwick Pudney – Spokesperson Better Blokes: Support for men who have been sexually abused
2:00pm Neha Priya – Volunteering Auckland
2:05pm Robyn Hoffman – Community Disability Advisor, Disability Connect
2:10pm Yasser El Shall – Service Manager, Kahui Tu Kaha
2:15pm Therese Symons – Family Response Coordinator, Ministry of Social Development
2:20pm Candice Thum – Coordinator, Seasons for Growth, Howick
2:20pm David Collings – Howick Local Board
2:30pm Caron Pascoe – Coordinator, Communicare
2:35pm Close of meeting, tea, coffee and networking

Thank you to Howick Local Board for their support

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20 days ago

#AotearoaOfKindness: Mobilising the kindness DNA

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an … View more
Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an Aotearoa of Kindness.

Call to action – keep shaping the world we want to live in:

• Look for where kindness, mahi aroha, work for love, has impacted your life.
• Show your thanks to those people giving kindness and mahi aroha through #AotearoaOfKindness.
• Connect or reconnect with a community or a cause that’s important to you through volunteeringnz.org.nz/finding-volunteer-roles.

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21 days ago

Poll: How do you fold your towels?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. … View more
Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. But what do you do? And who knew folding towels could be so controversial?

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How do you fold your towels?
  • 34.4% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.4% Complete
  • 40% Plush - Fold towards the centre, then in thirds
    40% Complete
  • 16.2% Rolled - No folds allowed
    16.2% Complete
  • 9.3% None of the above
    9.3% Complete
1499 votes
21 days ago

It's National Volunteer Week!

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

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National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

Join us this National Volunteer Week to celebrate how our communities are stronger when working together.

#NVW2020 #mahitahi #teamwork #tautoko #support #volunteers #thankyou #AotearoaOfKindness

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21 days ago

Last chance to join the fun and be an EARLY BIRD!

The Team from SPCA - Auckland Centre

We know lots of plans have been cancelled this year, but we have one that hasn’t - SPCA’s Jump the Rescue!

It’s so easy to sign up and this is your last chance to get the early bird rate.

Please set yourself a challenge, help a cause in desperate need of your help, and sign up today!

The … View more
We know lots of plans have been cancelled this year, but we have one that hasn’t - SPCA’s Jump the Rescue!

It’s so easy to sign up and this is your last chance to get the early bird rate.

Please set yourself a challenge, help a cause in desperate need of your help, and sign up today!

The animals need you:

1. Simply sign up at www.spca.nz...

2. Share your fundraising page and ask family and friends to sponsor you

3. Raise $775 and you will skydive for free on Saturday, 1 August!

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21 days ago

Cash for your wrecked car. Support your local business

Universal Auto Parts

Universal Auto Parts are back in business and as a local wrecker, we are happy to provide you with the best cash offer for your unused cars. Nationwide Pickup. Call today 0800 500 001.

Maintaining a safe distance, single man towing, washing hands regularly in the yard, sanitizer in the towing … View more
Universal Auto Parts are back in business and as a local wrecker, we are happy to provide you with the best cash offer for your unused cars. Nationwide Pickup. Call today 0800 500 001.

Maintaining a safe distance, single man towing, washing hands regularly in the yard, sanitizer in the towing truck, mask and gloves on at all times.

Universal Auto Parts are offering the best rates in the market to pick up the old cars for the next one month due to COVID19 situation.

Support your local buyer. Instant cash. Best rates guaranteed for your unwanted cars and free removal of cars.

Instant Cash for your wrecked car

For best quotes. Call us 0800 500 001
Find out more

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