Totara Vale, Auckland

3 days ago

Auckland's drought rings alarm bells - is anyone listening?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It might be raining but the record dry which is depleting Auckland's water supply is not going away in a hurry. Is it "just a dought?": Read the story below:

5 days 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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1 hour ago

Beekeeping Honey Supers

Martin from Sunnynook

It may be winter, but now is the time to plan for the new season which will start in August / September.
Time to get your equipment ready and painted and weathered!
I have 20 assembled full sets of NEW 3/4 size Honey Super Boxes each with 10 NEW unwaxed Black Plastic Frames. But one or buy them … View more
It may be winter, but now is the time to plan for the new season which will start in August / September.
Time to get your equipment ready and painted and weathered!
I have 20 assembled full sets of NEW 3/4 size Honey Super Boxes each with 10 NEW unwaxed Black Plastic Frames. But one or buy them all, its up to you!
So, jump in quick and get these at a fantastic price. (Usual RRP from Ceracell or Ecrotek is $60.00 maybe even more in the new season!)
Need to collect from Sunnynook, North Shore, Auckland
Contact Martin

Price: $40

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2 hours ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter June 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our June SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of useful and interesting information.

The Newsletter outlines things to keep in mind around COVID-19 and a few key points from the 2020 'Rebuilding Together' Budget that will benefit seniors.

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Hi Neighbours!

Our June SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of useful and interesting information.

The Newsletter outlines things to keep in mind around COVID-19 and a few key points from the 2020 'Rebuilding Together' Budget that will benefit seniors.

15 June marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It is an opportunity to shine the light on the role we can all play in reducing elder abuse and neglect.

Make sure to read and share it!

To subscribe, to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...
To view the current edition go to: bit.ly...

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3 hours ago

Computer desk

Jasmine from Pinehill

Hey all, Does any one have a computer desk they no longer need please and happy to pass on. Thanks

4 hours ago

Eggs any way, anytime

Emma Reporter from Stuff Cooks

During lockdown, there was no leftover my family wouldn’t crack an egg onto and eat for breakfast: leftover mash, leftover chicken pot pie, the last dribbles of a batch of ham hock soup and once, a lamb chop.

Eventually “Eggs & Anything” infiltrated dinner and our standards dropped even… View more
During lockdown, there was no leftover my family wouldn’t crack an egg onto and eat for breakfast: leftover mash, leftover chicken pot pie, the last dribbles of a batch of ham hock soup and once, a lamb chop.

Eventually “Eggs & Anything” infiltrated dinner and our standards dropped even lower: the skillet was dumped on the table along with a pile of forks, a few side plates - maybe, a tea towel as a napkin for the 8-year-old with the large lockdown appetite and away we went.

Lazy egg suppers have hung around in Alert Level 2 - minus the dinner dregs and skillet table service, and with the addition of an actual recipe: Turkish eggs, spicy red shakshuka and spiced bread egg in a hole.

Eggs, dukkah and garlic fried spinach is another favourite combo in our house. What's your favourite?

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4 hours ago

$99 New client Colour & Cut offer back on.

Nicole Carolyn Lisa Hannah Thomas & Jo from Hairnow on Apollo Ltd

If you are needing a new look for winter and would love to have a new hairdresser.... Please call Hairnow on 478 5379 to have a chat with us about your Hair. We would love to meet with you and show you our salon.
Conditions apply with extra charges for toners or treatments which we will happily … View more
If you are needing a new look for winter and would love to have a new hairdresser.... Please call Hairnow on 478 5379 to have a chat with us about your Hair. We would love to meet with you and show you our salon.
Conditions apply with extra charges for toners or treatments which we will happily add on to your service. This offer is for 1 inch regrowth for Half head foils or Global colour. Extra charges apply for long or thick hair.

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1 day ago

Homegrown Kids, In Home Education/childcare.

Chris from Glenfield

Homegrown Kids Educator. Hi, my name is Chris Canty, I live in Glenfield and have spaces available for under twos and over two children. Please go to the Home Grown Kids website to see my information. If you are interested and need in home childcare/education, please contact either me on … View moreHomegrown Kids Educator. Hi, my name is Chris Canty, I live in Glenfield and have spaces available for under twos and over two children. Please go to the Home Grown Kids website to see my information. If you are interested and need in home childcare/education, please contact either me on 02102928177 or Home Grown Kids | Home Based Child Care. www.homegrownkids.co.nz...

1 day ago

While we cannot uninstall 2020, we sure can reboot the system!

NumberWorks'nWords East Coast Bays

Give us a call to set up an obligation-free, cost-free curriculum evaluation so that we can get the year back on track for your children.

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1 day ago

...a runaway Auction!

Pankaj from Glenfield

90 attendees, 6 bidders and a SOLD result way over expectations!

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1 day ago

Discover the luxury of Oceania's Care Suites

Oceania Healthcare

The Sands in Browns Bay is holding by-appointment open homes on Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of June.

Join one of the carefully controlled viewings, and you’ll discover how Oceania have reinvented rest home living with our luxury Care Suites, providing Rest Home and Hospital care.

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The Sands in Browns Bay is holding by-appointment open homes on Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of June.

Join one of the carefully controlled viewings, and you’ll discover how Oceania have reinvented rest home living with our luxury Care Suites, providing Rest Home and Hospital care.

Situated on the stunning shores of Browns Bay, our modern and well-equipped Care Suites offer personalised care to support your needs, with all the comforts of home. Complete with a cosy living area, stylish kitchenette and modern ensuite, you’ll have plenty of space for all your treasured possessions.

To register for a tour at either 10.30am, 1.30pm or 3pm call us on 0800 333 688 today.

No referral required.

The Sands - 9 Bayview Road, Browns Bay
Find out more

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3 days ago

Have you seen this colourful jumper?

Tori Tokalau Reporter from Auckland Stuff

George Shiers has been looking for his favorite jumper for more than two years, and he is longing for its return.

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5 days 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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