Takapuna, Auckland

5 hours ago

Who do you miss most during lockdown?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from North Shore Times

Hi neighbours, From grandparents to best friends, mums to grandchildren – Kiwis have opened up about who they miss the most two weeks into the coronavirus lockdown and shared messages for loved ones outside their bubbles in a touching video created by an Auckland-based production company. Who do … View moreHi neighbours, From grandparents to best friends, mums to grandchildren – Kiwis have opened up about who they miss the most two weeks into the coronavirus lockdown and shared messages for loved ones outside their bubbles in a touching video created by an Auckland-based production company. Who do you miss most during lockdown? Warning: The video in this story may make your eyes leak.

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1 day ago

Tell us about the coronavirus lockdown champions in your community

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the … View more
Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.

Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.

To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.

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7 days ago

Free Help

Edjeorgton from Glenfield

Just posting again as I don't know if I did it the right way at the first time.

Kia Ora Neighbours,

I would like to offer a FREE help/assessment/consultation/chat for those who can’t figure out how to implement an “work from home” situation/enviroument.

If you are an IT person you … View more
Just posting again as I don't know if I did it the right way at the first time.

Kia Ora Neighbours,

I would like to offer a FREE help/assessment/consultation/chat for those who can’t figure out how to implement an “work from home” situation/enviroument.

If you are an IT person you probably know what to do and how to do or if the company you work for already have a solution you are ok.

But if you are not a "tech person" and you have no clue what to do and/or how to even start, then ask for help, it will be a pleasure.

There are many options/solutions available for a home office and one of them would suit your needs.

As an ICT consultant I’m more than happy to help you to find one. On a quick chat we can cover the following optios if not all of them:

- Local Network (cable)
- Wireless Enviroument and Coverage
- Internet (itself)
- Telephony (land line or VoIP)
- Cloud, why and when?
- Security
- Hardwares ( Printers, Routers, Switches)
- Etc etc etc

Feel free to pm me, Get in touch, let’s get through it together.

Keep safe!

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1 day ago

Poll: Should your rates be frozen because of Covid-19?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It's a tough one for many, the prospect of rates rising 3.5 per cent, in these uncertain times. It is easy to say "Freeze!" but that's not as simple as it sounds. What do you think? Read the story here: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should your rates be frozen because of Covid-19?
  • 6.7% Rates should rise 3.5 pc but with easy help for those in need
    6.7% Complete
  • 84% Rates should be frozen for all ratepayers
    84% Complete
  • 9.3% Rates should rise, but by less that 3.5 pc, with help for those who need it
    9.3% Complete
1349 votes
2 days ago

Puzzle

Raghav from Glenfield

Lets see, who can solve this??

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2 days ago

Where to find your favourite Hot Cross Buns in lockdown?

The Team Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Who loves Hot Cross Buns? Nothing beats the smell of a freshly toasted hot cross bun, but as Easter this year will be spent in coronavirus lockdown and your favourite bakery or cafe is closed, we've put together a list of some of the best spices buns you can find or if you're feeling … View moreWho loves Hot Cross Buns? Nothing beats the smell of a freshly toasted hot cross bun, but as Easter this year will be spent in coronavirus lockdown and your favourite bakery or cafe is closed, we've put together a list of some of the best spices buns you can find or if you're feeling adventurous why not make them.
My personal favourites are from Daily Bread. What's your favourite thing about Easter?

1 day ago

FREE Advice on COVID-19 6-month Mortgage Holiday (Loan Deferment)

Susan from Devonport

Hi Neighbours, I'm working at home as an essential service provider/financial adviser to assist folks with their 6-Month Mortgage holiday. Our major bank plans have just been released. It's a free conversation and if I cannot assist, I can direct you to the appropriate channel. It's … View moreHi Neighbours, I'm working at home as an essential service provider/financial adviser to assist folks with their 6-Month Mortgage holiday. Our major bank plans have just been released. It's a free conversation and if I cannot assist, I can direct you to the appropriate channel. It's important to weigh up your options. www.nichemortgages.co.nz...

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13 hours ago

Butter or no butter? Toasted or fresh?

David from adviceHQ

A recent survey at adviceHQ head office found that 75% prefer butter but only 25% prefer toasted. What do you prefer?

Photo by Jasmine Waheed on Unsplash

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13 hours ago

Let the games begin

The Team from Resene ColorShop Takapuna

Recreate a classic game in an unconventional format using Resene testpots to paint your own dominoes. Smooth rocks, like those found on the beach or in a river bed, work best for this project.

Take the kids out to search for ones that lay flat and are generally round or oblong in shape. If you … View more
Recreate a classic game in an unconventional format using Resene testpots to paint your own dominoes. Smooth rocks, like those found on the beach or in a river bed, work best for this project.

Take the kids out to search for ones that lay flat and are generally round or oblong in shape. If you don’t live near water, you should be able to get some from your local garden supply store.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create your own rock domino set.

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14 hours ago

OPPORTUNITY LIKE NO OTHER! Be in to win

Ali Hellesoe - Ray White Glenfield

Here's something a little different🙊

#JustListed 14 Aeroview Drive, Beach Haven

With the recent success of our remote online auctions, the past couple of weeks & continued positive vibes in the marketplace, we will be marketing this retro home in coastal Beach Haven via a 10-Day … View more
Here's something a little different🙊

#JustListed 14 Aeroview Drive, Beach Haven

With the recent success of our remote online auctions, the past couple of weeks & continued positive vibes in the marketplace, we will be marketing this retro home in coastal Beach Haven via a 10-Day Auction campaign.

This solidly constructed home will be sold sight unseen & as is where is with tenants in place. Grow your portfolio or create your family's forever home.

We are set to be selling this property, so be in to win!

Call me Ali Hellesoe 027 424 2910

Remote online auction 👉Saturday 18th April 2020 @ 12pm

View virtually 👉rwglenfield.co.nz...

Watch our auctions live 👉rwglenfield.co.nz...

www.trademe.co.nz...

Negotiable

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20 hours ago

Small businesses in your community need a hand!

SOS Business

Hi neighbours! SOS Business was set up to help local businesses in your community. It means you can buy gift cards from your favourite cafés, restaurants and service providers and then redeem them when they re-open after lockdown.

You can play a special part helping small businesses stay … View more
Hi neighbours! SOS Business was set up to help local businesses in your community. It means you can buy gift cards from your favourite cafés, restaurants and service providers and then redeem them when they re-open after lockdown.

You can play a special part helping small businesses stay afloat during this time. Spread the word to your friends and family so that we can help as many local businesses as we can.

Thanks for being a great neighbour by being a lifeline for businesses in your community.

PS - in case you were wondering, due to the success of SOS Café, and the number of other service businesses now on the Platform, the team have rebranded to SOS Business – Save Our Small Business!
Support a local business

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1 day ago

Look our for others

The Team from North Shore, Rodney & West Auckland Police

We know some of you are facing threatening and potentially harmful times at home right now. Police will be there for you if you call us.

If you are in immediate danger and can’t call 111, leave your house and get out of harm’s way. Get to a safe distance and then ask a neighbour over a fence, … View more
We know some of you are facing threatening and potentially harmful times at home right now. Police will be there for you if you call us.

If you are in immediate danger and can’t call 111, leave your house and get out of harm’s way. Get to a safe distance and then ask a neighbour over a fence, or a passer-by, to call 111 for you. Your safety comes first.

It’s everybody’s responsibility to speak out and keep each other safe right now. If you think something is not ok with a friend, neighbour, or colleague, it’s okay to call Police on their behalf. The person you’re worried about may not be able to speak up for themselves. You could be saving a life.

For more information or support: www.police.govt.nz...

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1 day ago

Making the most of your Easter staycation

The Team from Auckland Council

There are plenty of things you and your family can do this Easter weekend, with the majority done from the comfort of your home.

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1 day ago

We Will Be There For You

Hazel from WINDSOR FUNERALS

At one of the hardest times in your life, we will be there for you.
Phone (09)4772433

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