Melville, Hamilton

3 hours ago

Reduce your home-office energy bills

ECCA

With so many of us spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people’s energy bills are skyrocketing. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Here are 5 simple, easy to implement ideas and tips for cutting down your domestic power bills to save yourself some cash.
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3 hours ago

Do you run a small business?

Stuff Prosper

Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small … View more
Business owners consistently show initiative, hard work and resilience - and more than ever over the past few weeks.

Prosper has launched a small business survey to gauge the scale of Covid-19's impact.

It'll only take a few minutes to complete - and will help us, help small businesses like yours, in weeks and months to come.
Take the survey

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12 hours ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Waikato!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Waikato, 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 Waikato, 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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9 hours ago

Rubbish and recycling collection - one day later

The Team from Hamilton City Council

Kerbside rubbish and recycling is back to normal next week but will be one day later due to Queen's Birthday on Monday (1 June).

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16 hours ago

We need to talk about burn-offs and the air quality in the Waikato/Waipa

Matt from Rukuhia

Hi Guys-
I'm concerned about interested in the air quality in Waikato at present. It's been getting worse over the past 10 years, to the extent that now you don't want to walk outside most nights due to the amount of burn-offs which're happening on farms - often containing … View more
Hi Guys-
I'm concerned about interested in the air quality in Waikato at present. It's been getting worse over the past 10 years, to the extent that now you don't want to walk outside most nights due to the amount of burn-offs which're happening on farms - often containing non-wood items such as electronics, polystyrene and plastic.

This is ironic, as NZ has terribly low carbon in our soils, which is a problem for farmers. It would be made much better were the wood in question to be left to rot. And of course contaminating our soils and air with burning electronics is a bad thing.

Some suggestions:
* Woodchipping - woodchipping old trees/branches and either using the output elsewhere or spreading over a paddock so it can rot down quickly, is a good way to add carbon back into soils.
* Leaving to rot - spreading wood around the edges of a paddock and leaving it to rot is a slow option, but doesn't require a lot of effort.
* Firewood collectors - for larger logs, firewood sellers will happily tow them away. Of course, this still puts the wood in the air, rather than in the soil, but at least it keeps someone warm in winter.

For polystyrene/electronics/etc the obvious solution should be the dump or metal recyclers, where you'll get a couple of bucks for your effort at least. For batteries, Grimmer Motors in Hamilton take both household and car batteries and recycle them. Putting plastics and electronics etc in fires should be banned outright, if not prosecuted.

Thoughts? Suggestions?

15 hours ago

Catery

Nina from Hamilton East

Hi Hamilton neighbours.

I was wondering if there were any recommendations for a catery?

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15 hours ago

Reminder: HHS Rowing tomorrow

Dianne from Hillcrest

If you have a teen who attends Hillcrest High (or a year 8 who is starting at HHS in 2021), and is interested in rowing, come along and have a go. Tomorrow (Saturday, 30th May), 10am, at Hamilton Rowing Club, Grantham Street. The school rowing team are looking for new members - novices, experienced… View moreIf you have a teen who attends Hillcrest High (or a year 8 who is starting at HHS in 2021), and is interested in rowing, come along and have a go. Tomorrow (Saturday, 30th May), 10am, at Hamilton Rowing Club, Grantham Street. The school rowing team are looking for new members - novices, experienced rowers, and coxswains. Winter training is underway, with camps coming up.

3 days ago

Housing in Rototuna

Wilma from Nawton

I think the MP is being a snob for getting a petition up about the State housing in the area. Everyone is entitled to a home, The Nats have been pushing for more housing, BUT here is the MP for Hamilton West getting a petition together to stop the development going ahead. If he wants to be a Snob … View moreI think the MP is being a snob for getting a petition up about the State housing in the area. Everyone is entitled to a home, The Nats have been pushing for more housing, BUT here is the MP for Hamilton West getting a petition together to stop the development going ahead. If he wants to be a Snob perhaps he should go live in Wellington at parliment or go live in Central Auckland. I am all fro housing being intergrated into the area it will be monitored carefully, so the gangs dont get ahold but we need tougher laws to control the gangs, BUT people need houing also

5 days ago

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This service supports elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually … View more
This service supports elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually depending on your availability.
For further information please contact us on 07 849 0285 or email: waikato@redcross.org.nz

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1 day ago

Familiar with the latest regulations?

Lodge City Rentals

Are you adapting to the new normal? Do you know your responsibilities as a landlord?

From understanding the freeze on rent increases, to inspecting and carrying out property maintenance under the new social distancing regulations or knowing when a tenancy can be terminated.

Put your … View more
Are you adapting to the new normal? Do you know your responsibilities as a landlord?

From understanding the freeze on rent increases, to inspecting and carrying out property maintenance under the new social distancing regulations or knowing when a tenancy can be terminated.

Put your knowledge to the test and take our landlord IQ quiz. See how you score – if you still have questions, give Jason a call and put him to the test.

Mobile 021 880 805 | Email jasonw@lodge.co.nz
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1 day ago

Look at these great Local Likes...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hey The Green Grocer & Paeroa Pharmacy! Your neighbours really LIKE you! Check out these awesome shoutouts from your local community. Thanks for being such a special part of your community. Make a Local Like

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1 day ago

Ministry Training - Virtual Info Night

Vision Hamilton

Have you ever thought of engaging in Ministry Training but didn’t know where to start? Want to know what’s involved? Join us for free at our online info night!

You can register your interest and we will send you an invite to the Zoom meeting.

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4 days ago

Books Wanted!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

We are currently in search of book donations for our Annual Bookfair!

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1 day ago

Behringer XENYX 1202FX

Nigel from Hamilton East

Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer

Premium ultra low-noise, high headroom analog mixer

4 state-of-the-art XENYX Mic Preamps comparable to standalone boutique preamps

Neo-classic "British" 3-band EQs for warm and musical sound

Studio-grade 24-bit stereo FX processor with 100 awesome presets … View more
Behringer XENYX 1202FX Mixer

Premium ultra low-noise, high headroom analog mixer

4 state-of-the-art XENYX Mic Preamps comparable to standalone boutique preamps

Neo-classic "British" 3-band EQs for warm and musical sound

Studio-grade 24-bit stereo FX processor with 100 awesome presets including reverb, chorus, flanger, delay, pitch shifter and various multi-effects

FX send control per channel for internal FX processor and/or as external send

Main mix outputs plus separate control room, phones and stereo CD/tape outputs

CD/tape inputs assignable to main mix or control room/phones outputs

Long-wearing 60-mm logarithmic-taper fader and sealed rotary controls

High-quality components and exceptionally rugged construction ensure long life



In good condition

Open to Offers

Price: $140

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1 day ago

AXL Tyrant 100B Bass Amp

Nigel from Hamilton East

AXL Tyrant 100B Bass Amp

100 Watts RMS

15” Alphatone Speaker

4-Band EQ w/ Tone Cut Switch
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AXL Tyrant 100B Bass Amp

100 Watts RMS

15” Alphatone Speaker

4-Band EQ w/ Tone Cut Switch

1/4" and RCA Inputs

XLR Line Out w/ Level Control

Tilt Back Cabinet

Spring-Loaded Handles w/ Rubber Grip

• 100 Watts RMS

• 15" Alphatone Speaker

• 4-Band EQ

• Tone Cut Switch

• Effects Send & Return

• 1/4" Passive/Active Inputs

• RCA Inputs

• XLR Line Out with Level Control

• Headphone Jack

• Tilt Back Cabinet

• Blue Jewel LED Light

• Embossed "Skull" Covering Design

• Punched Metal Grille

• Spring Loaded Handles with Rubber Grip

• 22.5" x 20.7" x 17.80" at 65 lbs.



In Good condition

Open to offers

Price: $180

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