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28 days ago

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Hamilton Harcourts

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28 days ago

7 Ways To Make Maths Fun

NumberWorks'nWords Hamilton Rototuna

When children discover fun in Maths, they learn the building blocks to think critically to solve any problem. We all know that maths underpins our everyday lives … be it when scoring a sports game, baking a cake or counting down the weeks, days or even hours until the end of the school year! Here… View moreWhen children discover fun in Maths, they learn the building blocks to think critically to solve any problem. We all know that maths underpins our everyday lives … be it when scoring a sports game, baking a cake or counting down the weeks, days or even hours until the end of the school year! Here are 7 creative ways to thread maths into your child’s day to day activities, to spark a love of numbers:
Head over to our blog.

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28 days ago

Poll: Have you had a courier parcel go missing?

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

Hi Neighbours,
If you have ordered a parcel to be delivered by courier during lockdown, Stuff/Homed would love you to take part in this short poll please. We would like to know if you have had problems with the theft of courier parcels (not just delays) from your letterbox or porch, or if this not… View more
Hi Neighbours,
If you have ordered a parcel to be delivered by courier during lockdown, Stuff/Homed would love you to take part in this short poll please. We would like to know if you have had problems with the theft of courier parcels (not just delays) from your letterbox or porch, or if this not been an issue. If you would like to add detail or comment, please email me. Thank you.

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Have you had a courier parcel go missing?
  • 16.1% Yes, parcel not found
    16.1% Complete
  • 83.9% No, all parcels accounted for
    83.9% Complete
1473 votes
29 days ago

A little look behind the scenes...

New World

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us all how quickly life can change. For many New Zealanders, this has meant job losses or significant pay cuts – and the family pantry suddenly empty.

For the past two months, there’s been a huge demand for food parcels from local charities around the … View more
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us all how quickly life can change. For many New Zealanders, this has meant job losses or significant pay cuts – and the family pantry suddenly empty.

For the past two months, there’s been a huge demand for food parcels from local charities around the country. Find out what we’ve been doing behind the scenes to support these charities who are helping New Zealanders get back on their feet.

(PS – we want to say a special ‘thank you’ to all of you who have made a donation at your local store. Your generous support is helping keep New Zealanders fed.)
Take a look behind the scenes

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29 days ago

Know the signs of a stroke

Stroke Foundation

During this time of COVID-19, it’s important we remember the different signs of stroke and that stroke is always a medical emergency.

One New Zealander every hour experiences stroke. But if you think F.A.S.T. you could save someone’s life and give them the best chance of recovery.

F - … View more
During this time of COVID-19, it’s important we remember the different signs of stroke and that stroke is always a medical emergency.

One New Zealander every hour experiences stroke. But if you think F.A.S.T. you could save someone’s life and give them the best chance of recovery.

F - Face - Is it drooping on one side?
A - Arm - Is one arm weak?
S - Speech - Is it mixed up, slurred or lost?
T - Take Action - Call 111 immediately.

Think F.A.S.T., act fast, and keep looking out for each other.

Thank you, from the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand.
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29 days ago

Send a Level 3 Love Letter to someone you miss

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi Neighhours,

It's been a tough last few weeks, right? When life gets hard and the world gets scary, it's our loved ones we turn to for support.

But this extraordinary coronavirus pandemic is different. Many of us can't see our most special friends and whānau because we want to … View more
Hi Neighhours,

It's been a tough last few weeks, right? When life gets hard and the world gets scary, it's our loved ones we turn to for support.

But this extraordinary coronavirus pandemic is different. Many of us can't see our most special friends and whānau because we want to keep them safe, and we want to get through this as a nation by following social distancing and Covid-19 Alert Level 3 rules.

While thousands of people are returning to work, visiting friends and family outside of your bubble may still be off the cards for some time longer.

Do you have a message for someone you can't see in person? A shout out to a sibling or best friend? A much-loved and missed grandparent? A new baby you need to virtually cuddle?

Level 3 Love Letters is an opportunity to share a video message for a loved one on Stuff.

You can upload your video here so we can share it with them and New Zealand

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35 days ago

Alpha Course

The Team from All Saints Community Church

Alpha is a very popular course (100 countries, 100 languages) which introduces the basics of the Christian faith through a series of talks and discussions. An opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a friendly, open and informal online environment. All are welcome to our online course 7.30pm… View moreAlpha is a very popular course (100 countries, 100 languages) which introduces the basics of the Christian faith through a series of talks and discussions. An opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a friendly, open and informal online environment. All are welcome to our online course 7.30pm - 9pm (NZ time) from next Wednesday 6th May. Wednesday nights, 12-16 weeks. Check in to the first one and see if it's for you. No obligation. Heather 0273156031.
Please sign up via the "try-alpha" link below. Enter ‘Hamilton Waikato’ to bring up the ‘Alpha @ Discovery’ course option. There is a red ‘Signup to attend’ selection box lower down on the Discovery course page. See link to Promo Video below. Hope to see you there!

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30 days ago

Luxury Care Suites at Awatere

Oceania from Neighbourly Nz

We understand that things are uncertain right now. If you would like to move into a safe and supportive environment that you can make your own, we are still taking admissions for our Care Suites at Awatere.

Situated in the heart of Hamilton, our Care Suites offer the ultimate combination of … View more
We understand that things are uncertain right now. If you would like to move into a safe and supportive environment that you can make your own, we are still taking admissions for our Care Suites at Awatere.

Situated in the heart of Hamilton, our Care Suites offer the ultimate combination of Rest Home and Hospital care with the creature comforts of home, including an open-plan living area, stylish kitchenette and modern ensuite.

Give us a call to see how we can help.

Awatere is located at 1340 Victoria Street, Beerescourt, Hamilton.
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32 days ago

dvd player needs home

Wendy from Maeroa

Hi folk,
am cleaning out and have a perfectly good 5 disc dvd player that is no longer used - it is free to a good home and we can easily organise a contactless exchange. PM me if you are interested.

30 days ago

Celebrate a special mum and win!

Linda Jones Retirement Village

Did your mum transform rainy days into hot chocolate and bad moods into giggles?
Show you care, whether she’s with you or far away.
Enter our Mother’s Day competition before 6 May 2020 for a chance to win!

Too many memories to choose from? Here’s our team with some inspiration.

Follow this … View more
Did your mum transform rainy days into hot chocolate and bad moods into giggles?
Show you care, whether she’s with you or far away.
Enter our Mother’s Day competition before 6 May 2020 for a chance to win!

Too many memories to choose from? Here’s our team with some inspiration.

Follow this link to enter our competition.

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30 days ago

Have you seen the Rototuna Town Centre plans?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

The $61.5 million centre is among the shovel-ready projects pitched to Government.

It'll include a library and village square, and before Covid-19 there was talk of a pool.

Read more about it here. What do you think?

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34 days ago
32 days ago

Join Healthy For Life - a new programme for over 65s

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Do you want to be healthy for life? Join us this Saturday 9am on TVNZ 1.

Hosted by Bernice Mene, Healthy for Life is designed to help over 65 year olds work on their strength and balance through an exercise programme called the Super7.

All done from the comfort of your bubble, this show … View more
Do you want to be healthy for life? Join us this Saturday 9am on TVNZ 1.

Hosted by Bernice Mene, Healthy for Life is designed to help over 65 year olds work on their strength and balance through an exercise programme called the Super7.

All done from the comfort of your bubble, this show provides great tips for staying safe in the home, keeping your brain active, how to keep up your social links and friendships and advice about healthy eating and sleep during this time.

Healthy for Life is available on TVNZ OnDemand, or screens this Saturday at 9AM on TVNZ 1.

Find out more at Live Stronger for Longer.
Exercise safely at home

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32 days ago

Your Local Beaurepaires is Now Open 6 Days a Week!

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Hamilton Te Rapa

Hey Neighbours!

We're excited to help keep you moving again and safe on the road!

Our stores are open 8am - 5pm on weekdays and 9am - 12pm on Saturday.

Contactless servicing, as well as increased cleaning and hygiene practices, physical distancing, PayWave and contact tracing have been … View more
Hey Neighbours!

We're excited to help keep you moving again and safe on the road!

Our stores are open 8am - 5pm on weekdays and 9am - 12pm on Saturday.

Contactless servicing, as well as increased cleaning and hygiene practices, physical distancing, PayWave and contact tracing have been implemented in all stores.

To find out more click the READ MORE button below.

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