Chartwell, Hamilton

1 day ago

Poll: Should gas heaters be banned?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

A leaky gas heater sent six people from Melville to hospital - one in serious condition.

Firefighters were called to the smell of gas and found a leaky heater at the scene.

The poisoning has prompted calls to ban heaters like the one involved - something which has already happened in Canada and … View more
A leaky gas heater sent six people from Melville to hospital - one in serious condition.

Firefighters were called to the smell of gas and found a leaky heater at the scene.

The poisoning has prompted calls to ban heaters like the one involved - something which has already happened in Canada and most of Europe.
Do you think gas heaters should be banned?

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Should gas heaters be banned?
  • 51.6% Yes, they're too dangerous.
    51.6% Complete
  • 48.4% No, people need to learn where and how to use them.
    48.4% Complete
  • 0% Other - explain in the comments.
    0% Complete
64 votes
18 days ago

The first Readers Tour in 2020 is...

The Team from Readers Tours

The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit … View more
The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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4 hours ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

If you would like to leave a review on Google, please click the link below

Click Here to review > g.page...

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4 hours ago

What's On: Girls' Brigade

Kerryn from Rototuna

For girls aged 5 to 17 years. Meets weekly from 6pm to 7.30pm. Contact Kerryn 8546964 for more information.
Girls' Brigade
  • Scots Presbyterian Church
21 hours ago

Dance Scottish Beginner's Classes

Jill from Chartwell

Tomorrow, Feb 18th at 7.00pm. We would love you to come along to St Johns Church Hall, Wellington Street, Hamilton East and have a go. All welcome, Suitable for the whole family. 6 years up. No partner required. Wear soft soled shoes and something cool. Fun, Fitness and Friendship. Phone Jill … View moreTomorrow, Feb 18th at 7.00pm. We would love you to come along to St Johns Church Hall, Wellington Street, Hamilton East and have a go. All welcome, Suitable for the whole family. 6 years up. No partner required. Wear soft soled shoes and something cool. Fun, Fitness and Friendship. Phone Jill 021 264 3939 for more info.

16 hours ago

This week's latest Blueprint

Hamilton Harcourts

View Hamilton Harcourts' latest interactive Blueprint.

If you'd like to receive Blueprint in your inbox each week, subscribe here.
Read it now

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16 hours ago

10-year strategy open for feedback

Waikato Regional Council

We’ve just released our draft 10-year strategy, and we’d like you to tell us if we’ve got it right.

The new draft strategy is geared at pushing us towards our vision for the mighty Waikato of “empowering our people, caring for our place”.

We’re interested in your thoughts on this … View more
We’ve just released our draft 10-year strategy, and we’d like you to tell us if we’ve got it right.

The new draft strategy is geared at pushing us towards our vision for the mighty Waikato of “empowering our people, caring for our place”.

We’re interested in your thoughts on this new vision and whether you think our six strategic priorities – water, climate, biodiversity, coastal and marine, sustainable infrastructure, transport connections – are the right issues to focus our effort on over the next decade.

Please share your thoughts with us. The survey is open until 1 March.
Find out more

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11 days ago

Which 'summer' are you having?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.
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It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.

Our skies have been coloured by smoke blown over from the Australian bushfires, meanwhile Wellingtonians are just stoked if they get to see the sun.

How has your summer been?

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20 hours ago

New Council rubbish and recycling service

Paul from Queenwood

There have been quite a few questions and comments on Neighbourly recently about the new service.
This link may help answer some of those questions including regularity of collection etc etc.
fightthelandfill.co.nz...
Hope that helps.

5 days ago

Looking for Recommendations

Summa from Frankton

Does anyone have a recommendation of a local general councillor and or therapist (Hamilton or near)
That have reasonable 1 on 1 session prices please
Would appreciate it a lot Thankyou

1 day ago

What's On: Art, Food & Family Fun

Cass from Te Awamutu

Join us in the beautiful Norris Ward Park this Saturday. Meet local artists, eat tasty food or make your own acrylic paint pour and lots of free entertainment too!
Art, Food & Family Fun
  • Arts in the Park
5 days ago

Hamilton CE $2k behind PM

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Hi all,

Hamilton City Council chief executive Richard Briggs has had another pay rise, this time it's $15,840.

The raise puts Briggs only slightly behind Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who takes home $471,000.

What do you think of the pay rate in light of this?

Read more here.

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4 days ago

What's On: Hamilton Scottish Country Dancing 7-9pm

Andrea from Taupiri

Every Wednesday night. Great for fitness, fun and friendship. Age no barrier 7-75. No partner needed Friendly tuition given. For further information phone Andrea 0272836782 or Rosemary 839 3849
Hamilton Scottish Country Dancing 7-9pm
  • Y.W.C.A
1 day ago

Pioneering retirement for a trailblazing generation

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Our residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.… View moreOur residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.

Ryman has been pioneering retirement living for 35 years. Our New Zealand and Australian villages are named after trailblazers: Sir Edmund Hilary, Weary Dunlop, Rita Angus, Nellie Melba. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents.
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