Huntington, Hamilton

4 hours ago

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Hamilton Harcourts

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4 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.
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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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8 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.

9 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.

15 hours 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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1 day ago

Firewood Fundraiser

Emma Bradley from DC Rescue Dogs

Ready to burn, dry wood, in convenient blocks (just like you buy in the supermarket).

With so many new puppy faces in care and more in the pipeline we have been donated firewood to sell to help raise funds.

Big thanks to the lovely people that made this happen.

Here’s a chance to stock up … View more
Ready to burn, dry wood, in convenient blocks (just like you buy in the supermarket).

With so many new puppy faces in care and more in the pipeline we have been donated firewood to sell to help raise funds.

Big thanks to the lovely people that made this happen.

Here’s a chance to stock up on firewood for the coming winter at a super cheap price while helping to save more puppies.

Thrown trailer loads:

* $60 for single trailer load
* $100 for a single trailer with cage or double trailer
* $140 for a double trailer with cage.

Pick up is Taupiri, no delivery sorry.
Please PM us for a pick up time and address.

3 days ago

Getting it right for our coasts

Waikato Regional Council

The coast is cherished by all New Zealanders for its beauty, natural values and as a place to live, work and play.

The Waikato Regional Coastal Plan will set out the objectives, policies and rules used to manage our region’s coastal marine area – the wet area below high tide.

So, it’s … View more
The coast is cherished by all New Zealanders for its beauty, natural values and as a place to live, work and play.

The Waikato Regional Coastal Plan will set out the objectives, policies and rules used to manage our region’s coastal marine area – the wet area below high tide.

So, it’s important you share your thoughts about how we should be able to maintain, improve and manage this coastal environment into the future.

It’s our coast. It’s our collective responsibility to get this right.

Make sure you have your say.
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3 days ago

Race with all the family!

Resene

XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the clock and all the other family teams. A team is made up of two people - an adult; dad or mum or a trusted relative or family friend and a child aged between 6 and … View moreXRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the clock and all the other family teams. A team is made up of two people - an adult; dad or mum or a trusted relative or family friend and a child aged between 6 and 14 years of age.

The challenges range from physical (like tug-of-war) to mental (like the memory challenge) to knowledge-based (like the music challenge) to fun (like painting with Resene colours).
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