Silverdale, Hamilton

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16 days ago

Squiggle Holiday Programme

Warren from Hillcrest

Kia Ora Neighbours :) Our programmes have been running in our local and regional communities for the last 6 years. Our July Programme will run as planned and subject to numbers. We have lots of space to spread out with and will maintain a clean healthy environment to work and play in. check out our… View moreKia Ora Neighbours :) Our programmes have been running in our local and regional communities for the last 6 years. Our July Programme will run as planned and subject to numbers. We have lots of space to spread out with and will maintain a clean healthy environment to work and play in. check out our flyer below or find us on www.squiggle.org.nz...

Warren
Hillcrest

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16 days ago

#AotearoaOfKindness: Mobilising the kindness DNA

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an … View more
Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an Aotearoa of Kindness.

Call to action – keep shaping the world we want to live in:

• Look for where kindness, mahi aroha, work for love, has impacted your life.
• Show your thanks to those people giving kindness and mahi aroha through #AotearoaOfKindness.
• Connect or reconnect with a community or a cause that’s important to you through volunteeringnz.org.nz/finding-volunteer-roles.

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17 days ago

Poll: How do you fold your towels?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. … View more
Hey neighbours, is there a right way to fold towels? It seems it's a topic lots of people have strong opinions about.

The most popular options are the quick-and-easy triple fold, or folding the outer edges towards the centre before folding in thirds, to create a plusher, more spa-like look. But what do you do? And who knew folding towels could be so controversial?

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How do you fold your towels?
  • 34.3% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.3% Complete
  • 40.1% Plush - Fold towards the centre, then in thirds
    40.1% Complete
  • 16.2% Rolled - No folds allowed
    16.2% Complete
  • 9.4% None of the above
    9.4% Complete
1497 votes
17 days ago

Slurs hurled after woman hosts candidate's election sign

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

A Labour candidate, of Indian ethnicity, says a woman was abused because she allowed his election sign to be erected on her property.

The Hamilton woman was harassed and verbally abused by two different groups of men for supporting a “curry candidate”.

The woman, who did not want to be … View more
A Labour candidate, of Indian ethnicity, says a woman was abused because she allowed his election sign to be erected on her property.

The Hamilton woman was harassed and verbally abused by two different groups of men for supporting a “curry candidate”.

The woman, who did not want to be identified, allowed the sign to be erected on her property for Hamilton West Labour candidate Dr Gaurav Sharma.

Read more here.

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17 days ago

It's National Volunteer Week!

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

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National Volunteer Week honours the collective energies and mana of volunteers in Aotearoa. They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’. 

Join us this National Volunteer Week to celebrate how our communities are stronger when working together.

#NVW2020 #mahitahi #teamwork #tautoko #support #volunteers #thankyou #AotearoaOfKindness

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18 days ago

Jamaican Mango & Saffron Candles

Rick from Hillcrest

36 tealight Candles+40z candle

Price: $6

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18 days ago

Have you got an indoor jungle? You could be a Houseplant Hero!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Got an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will… View moreGot an urban jungle in right in your own home? Can't stop with the hoyas? Friends claim you're addicted to indoor plants? Send us photos! The winner of our Houseplant Hero 2020 competition will receive $500 worth of Yates products and $300 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Two runners-up will get $250 worth of Yates products and $150 of Kings Plant Barn vouchers. Here's how to enter the competition.

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28 days ago

Poll: Was it the right decision to remove the statue of Captain Hamilton?

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Hi everyone,

The controversial statue of Hamilton's namesake, Captain John Fane Charles Hamilton, was removed from Civic Square about 10.50am on Friday.

It comes after a formal request from Waikato-Tainui and a man's pledge to tear it down.

What's your view on the removal? Was it … View more
Hi everyone,

The controversial statue of Hamilton's namesake, Captain John Fane Charles Hamilton, was removed from Civic Square about 10.50am on Friday.

It comes after a formal request from Waikato-Tainui and a man's pledge to tear it down.

What's your view on the removal? Was it the right call?

Read more here.

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Was it the right decision to remove the statue of Captain Hamilton?
  • 29.8% Yes
    29.8% Complete
  • 59.1% No
    59.1% Complete
  • 11.1% I'm ambivalent
    11.1% Complete
567 votes
18 days ago

HDMI cord

David from Claudelands

Practically band new 5M (approx.) HDMI cord plus a DIGITECH VGA to HDMI converter for sale. Computer too old to transfer signal to T V. New cost $150selling for
S80. Phone on 02108808523

Price: $80

18 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

People often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where … View morePeople often tell us they ‘feel the difference’ when they visit a Ryman care centre, and we’d love to share that with you. As a first port of call, our ‘Experience the Care Difference’ guide helps to paint a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our care centres provide. Where care is customised to suit your needs.

Get your free copy here.
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18 days ago

Tree Stump Removal

Jeremy from Tamahere Stump Grinding

Got unwanted tree stumps we can help. Tamahere stump grinding is a local business that serves Tamahere and the surrounding south Hamilton area. We specialise in stump grinding and can get the job done small or large.

22 days ago

Cable Bay Adventure Park's Skywire ride takes you flying over treetops

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Nelson is home to the world's longest flying fox. Would you give it a go?

21 days ago

FPP or STV?

The Team from Hamilton City Council

We're looking at what system we’ll use next time we vote for our mayor and councillors. Should we stick with First Past the Post (FPP) or switch to Single Transferable Vote (STV)?

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