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1 day ago

Tamahere Lions Best Artisan Market - this Saturday morning December 14

Susan from Tamahere

Only 2 sleeps to go - this Saturday morning 14th December is our Tamahere Lions bumper Christmas Best Artisan Market
09.00 -13.00 at Tamahere Community Centre, Devine Road.
Free Entry - over 100 stalls indoor and out - so no need to worry about the weather

Gifts, crafts, food, clothes, jewellery, … View more
Only 2 sleeps to go - this Saturday morning 14th December is our Tamahere Lions bumper Christmas Best Artisan Market
09.00 -13.00 at Tamahere Community Centre, Devine Road.
Free Entry - over 100 stalls indoor and out - so no need to worry about the weather

Gifts, crafts, food, clothes, jewellery, canvas, photography, sweets, candles, some produce, nails, bouncy castle, activities, perfumes, furniture +++++- you name it and I'm sure you'll be able to find it and buy it
- make it a date, come along, join the fun and help Tamahere Lions support local business and communities

All our proceeds, after costs, are donated to community causes, locally, nationally and internationally

As always collecting good quality clothes, toys and books for Kids In Need Waikato and glasses/spectacles for recycle to the Fred Hollows charity and aluminium wine bottle top/can ring pulls for KidsCan

19 hours ago

Promark Axe

David from Te Awamutu

Promark Drop forged 2 1/2 lb Axe. Very little use. $15
Phone 07871 8477

Price: $15

19 hours ago

Important food recalls: have you been affected?

Neighbourly.co.nz

Are you affected by these recalls?:

1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been … View more
Are you affected by these recalls?:

1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been recalled as the product contains an elevated level of histamine. Click here for more information and consumer advice. Note: This product is sold in Countdown stores throughout the North Island and online.

1 day ago

Oi, you! That’s not very Neighbourly!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "… View moreNeighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "Report this message". You can also contact us if there is anything you’re unsure about.

👉👉 Check out more Neighbourly tips and tricks here.

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1 day ago

Want WiFi with real reach?

Stuff Fibre

Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider … View more
Get an award-winning router to go with our award-winning fibre.

Every Stuff Fibre broadband connection receives our fantastic ASUS router, which has won the PC Readers Choice award and many more.

Plus you're in good hands with Stuff Fibre winning the Supreme Award - Broadband Provider of the Year - as well as Best Fibre Broadband Provider (for the third year running) People's Choice and Best Broadband Innovation at the NZ Broadband Compare awards.
Find out more

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3 days ago

BE VERY CAREFUL OF "YOU SHOP" / NZ POST

Lianne from Glenview

I bought some items from Amazon that were shipped free to my husband's "You Shop" / NZ Post account at their Oregon warehouse. Well before GST was to be applied to items purchased overseas - effective 1 December 2019 - I went to pay for the delivery of the purchased items from … View moreI bought some items from Amazon that were shipped free to my husband's "You Shop" / NZ Post account at their Oregon warehouse. Well before GST was to be applied to items purchased overseas - effective 1 December 2019 - I went to pay for the delivery of the purchased items from Oregon to New Zealand, and noted that I was now required to upload a copy of the relevant invoice. I did this for each of the four parcels. I was shocked to find that:

Parcel 1: The "delivery total for parcel" displayed at the "You Shop" website was NZ $11.00. Immediately after I had scanned and then uploaded the relevant invoice, this price shot up to $16.00. An extra $5.00 had been added for no reason provided.

Parcel 2: Ditto above.

Parcel 3: The "delivery total for parcel" was $10.88 but shot up to $17.00. An extra $6.12 had been added for no reason provided.

Parcel 4: The "delivery total for parcel" was $13.38 but shot up to $19.50. An extra $6.12 had been added for no reason provided.

After complaining to "You Shop" / NZ Post I got the worst case of 'run around' with the left hand not knowing what the right was doing, too many fingers in the pie, and the hot potato being passed from person to person ... with no one able to tell me what had gone wrong and when they were going to sort this mess out. Outrageously I was told GST had been added but when I calculated the values of the parcels (after converting the US dollars to NZ dollars, and multiplying that amount by 15%) the differences in the increased "delivery total for parcel" in each instance did not amount to 15% ... but were much more than this. Importantly, and despite asking for a supervisor to look at this problem and sort it out once and for all, no one I dealt with - by e-mail and phone - could see the bush for the trees in terms of NO GST being payable on the four parcels because a) it was not yet 1 December 2019 when I first complained, and b) rules I had read published at the IRD's website - linked from the "You Shop" / NZ Post website - made it clear that the individual parcels were all the GST applicable value. My advices in the former regard also fell on the deaf ears.

With the to-ing and fro-ing, 1 December 2019 came and went. Eventually I got some sort of answer insofar as I was told that there is a 'bug' in their system and I must pay the prices demanded by "You Shop" at their website (even though they were wrong), I am responsible for the GST (even though the 1 December 2019 deadline had come and gone because of their errors in calculating the correct "delivery total for parcel" in respect of each, and also due to them 'dragging their heels' in sorting out this mess. Ludicrously I was told they cannot fix the problem and I must pay the - wrong - prices and then submit a claim to "You Shop" / NZ Post who will honour the originally quoted "delivery total for each parcel".

I then fell ill and after starting to feel a bit better today, I returned to the "You Shop" / NZ Post website with the intention of paying the wrong "delivery total for parcel" in respect of each. But I was plunged into a state of literal shock when I saw that the original and the revised (after the respective invoices had been uploaded) "delivery total for parcel" in each instance had ONCE AGAIN INCREASED ... and that the total now payable for all 4 parcels had more than double in price - again without any reason being provided - and with 15% GST having been added to each individual parcel's "delivery total."

So the original - total for delivery of all four parcels (before consolidating them into one parcel which attracts a discount), was $46.26. That increased to $68.50, and increased again to $78.79 ... both times without a reason being provided. Then GST was added, and a small discount given for consolidating all four parcels. I eventually paid $105.11 for something that I ought to have paid $46.26 for. Seems this government is wanting to put consumers off shopping from overseas companies by playing the sort of games I have experienced with four parcels whose contents are almost the same value as what I have paid for shipping the items to New Zealand.

1 day ago

Free strong outdoor chair

Monika from Rukuhia

Has very strong aluminium frame, broad and comfy chair 4 notches to recline, has a small tear on the underside but not noticeable when open. No holds for anyone must be picked up a.s.a.p.

Free

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2 days ago

Electrolux Ultraflex Vacuum Cleaner

Christine from Te Awamutu

2yrs old perfect condition
Must be able to pick up from Te Awamutu

$100 cash & take it away
PM me please

Negotiable

3 days ago

Power lines relocated for new bridge over Waikato River

Samantha McPherson from WEL Networks

Preparatory work has begun on what will be one of the longest bridges in Hamilton.
WEL Networks started relocating power lines on Tuesday to allow for construction of a bridge over the Waikato River to the Peacocke housing development.
Click on the link below to read more!

3 days ago

By sharing your light you light the way for others.

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Tis the season... let's help make other's holidays more merry and bright.

#NSNZthejoyofgiving

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3 days ago

Introducing Craig!

Peter Hulsdouw from Lugton's Real Estate - Cambridge

With over 17 years experience selling residential property in the Waikato, Craig is ideally qualified to get the best results for his clients on their next real estate project.

Building on a reputation for honesty and integrity, you’ll not only get a premium result, but can rest easy in the … View more
With over 17 years experience selling residential property in the Waikato, Craig is ideally qualified to get the best results for his clients on their next real estate project.

Building on a reputation for honesty and integrity, you’ll not only get a premium result, but can rest easy in the knowledge you have been well sold.

Find out more and get in touch with Craig:
www.lugtons.co.nz...

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3 days ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, … View more
“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
Read the guide

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3 days ago

A BIG THANK YOU TO RUDI Du PLOOY

Lianne from Glenview

This M.P. really went out of his way to help my husband and me after a Hamilton City Council employee savaged plants of ours growing inside our garden along a wall that borders a public lane.

Rudi never forgot about the complaint I had raised at this website. He kept contacting me periodically … View more
This M.P. really went out of his way to help my husband and me after a Hamilton City Council employee savaged plants of ours growing inside our garden along a wall that borders a public lane.

Rudi never forgot about the complaint I had raised at this website. He kept contacting me periodically over many months asking if the HCC had done anything about making reparations for the damages caused. I am not in good health and kept putting the matter off. Also because it was so upsetting each time I just thought about the HCC employees extremely rude and arrogant attitude and conduct towards me, and, how he had brutalized shrubs and trees - that hubby and I had specifically chosen and lovingly planted to attract birds - without any care being shown for the damage he had inflicted on them.

I have never received an acknowledgement from HCC for the damages caused to our plants by their employee but with Rudi's encouragement and help they did eventually deliver a large shrub to my property recently with a big bag of fertilizer too. I was grateful for both, said so, and even gave each of the two HCC employees a big hug, but, the apology was what I was looking for but that important part of settling my dispute with the HCC never happened. Also, my husband had previously been told by an HCC employee who called him that the HCC was going to give me a few small shrubs to fill in the gaps created by the hacking away of growth which opened up spaces of visibility when part of the purpose of planting the shrubs and trees was to provide us with privacy. This too did not happen and hubby and I are now struggling to find a suitable position for the new large shrub.

Without Rudi this would never have happened. Kudo's to you and again a big hug for being such a special bloke.

4 days ago

Christmas on the Maunga - Locals Open Day

Jessica from Pukeatua

Discover Waikato's best kept secret at Sanctuary Mountain Maungataurtari's Christmas on the Maunga - Locals Open Day, on Saturday, 14 December from 10am to 2pm.

On the day:
- Fun entertainment for all the family
- Specials on tours and membership
- Access to Te Tui a Tane our southern … View more
Discover Waikato's best kept secret at Sanctuary Mountain Maungataurtari's Christmas on the Maunga - Locals Open Day, on Saturday, 14 December from 10am to 2pm.

On the day:
- Fun entertainment for all the family
- Specials on tours and membership
- Access to Te Tui a Tane our southern enclosure for a koha/donation
- Spot prizes

Make sure to bring a rates or utility bill for proof of address as a Waikato local.

Supported by @WaikatoTheHits and NZME.

For more information contact Jessica Meade on marketing@maungatrust.org.

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