Wattle Downs, Auckland

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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18 days ago
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

Please help raise funds for cancer treatment.

Jo from Rosehill

Thanks to those who have donated so far, it's really appreciated.
We still have a long way to go, so if anyone can help us out, it would be fantastic.
Thank you again. Jo.


givealittle.co.nz...

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

Windows XP Installation Disc

Brian from Papakura

Hi all. Does anyone have a XP installation disc? I want to do a fresh install on an old XP laptop.

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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20 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
20 days ago

FREE Emotional Wellbeing Seminar

Ashan Rodrigo from Redhill Community Centre

This series examines the most common personal and relational challenges we face in everyday life. It will be a chance to reflect on your personal story, and the events that shape us. New insights about those experiences will be paired with powerful but simple tools that anyone can use to bring … View moreThis series examines the most common personal and relational challenges we face in everyday life. It will be a chance to reflect on your personal story, and the events that shape us. New insights about those experiences will be paired with powerful but simple tools that anyone can use to bring positive change.

20 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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