Matamata, Matamata

10 days ago

What if you don't have WhatsApp?

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

"We are now entering a time where families are separated into individual household bubbles and unable to communicate and interact the way they normally do. Our neighbours are the ones who can step up and help."

11 days ago

This week's latest Blueprint

Hamilton Harcourts

View Hamilton Harcourts' latest interactive Blueprint.

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11 days ago

Ideas for connecting with your neighbours while self-isolating:

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

- Leave a note in the letterbox with your contact details
- Create a Facebook page for your street / building
- Start a WhatsApp or Viber group chat
- Give a wave from 2m away and ask how they're going
- Find and join a local Neighbourhood Support group here:

www.neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz...View more
- Leave a note in the letterbox with your contact details
- Create a Facebook page for your street / building
- Start a WhatsApp or Viber group chat
- Give a wave from 2m away and ask how they're going
- Find and join a local Neighbourhood Support group here:

www.neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz...

There are plenty of ways to keep in touch and support one another over the next several weeks. Just don't forget about those with limited internet or mobile phone access!

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13 days ago

Covid-19 CoronaVirus

Frans from Karapiro - Maungatautari

New Zealand wide lock down - If NZ is locked down for 14 days, which is highly likely if the Covid-19 Pandemic isn't brought under control before the School holidays, essential services will NOT be effected, and supermarkets won't close. People/Everybody will be ordered to self isolate … View moreNew Zealand wide lock down - If NZ is locked down for 14 days, which is highly likely if the Covid-19 Pandemic isn't brought under control before the School holidays, essential services will NOT be effected, and supermarkets won't close. People/Everybody will be ordered to self isolate for 14 days. I personally hope the NZ government does totally lock down NZ soon because that will be the only way they will bring covid-19 under control. The Country is hurting now. Lock down NZ for 14 days/2 weeks now instead of maybe having no option to order months of lock down later because covid-19 was killing people. I would rather suffer 14 days of self isolation than to possibly have a month or longer in isolation later. That's my opinion. What do you think?

12 days ago

Avoid food poisoning at home

Ministry for Primary Industries

It’s a great time to cook for family, and whether you’re dining in or grilling on the BBQ, good food will always be on the menu. But, did you know that half of all food poisoning occurs in the home?

Follow the three simple Cs – clean, cook, chill to avoid getting ill. We all want to keep … View more
It’s a great time to cook for family, and whether you’re dining in or grilling on the BBQ, good food will always be on the menu. But, did you know that half of all food poisoning occurs in the home?

Follow the three simple Cs – clean, cook, chill to avoid getting ill. We all want to keep our friends and families safe, and the 3Cs can help you avoid common foodborne illnesses.

Check out foodsafety.govt.nz/ccc for handy food safety tips.
Learn More

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12 days ago

We're in this together!

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Now is your chance to get organised and come up with a plan for supporting your neighbours and keeping in touch over the next several weeks. We've come up with this 'Our Neighbourhood Plan' template to help.

For additional advice and resources, visit our website at the below link:

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16 days ago

Stupid stockpiling of groceries

Deb from Cambridge

Just back from my usual weekly supermarket shop. The town has gone bonkers! To all those people frantically stockpiling groceries, do you not realise that it is you who will cause possible future shortages through this behaviour! The world is not ending tomorrow, supply lines are not in danger and … View moreJust back from my usual weekly supermarket shop. The town has gone bonkers! To all those people frantically stockpiling groceries, do you not realise that it is you who will cause possible future shortages through this behaviour! The world is not ending tomorrow, supply lines are not in danger and stock will continue to appear on the shelves - BUT NOT IF YOU CONTINUE WITH THIS RIDICULOUS PRACTICE.

12 days ago

CANCELED: Pop-Up Bookfair!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

As you might have assumed, given the constantly changing times we are facing, we've made the decision to cancel this Pop-Up Bookfair. Of course we're disappointed but eager to do all that we can to keep Kiwis safe. Please keep an eye out through our page for future fairs, and if you would… View moreAs you might have assumed, given the constantly changing times we are facing, we've made the decision to cancel this Pop-Up Bookfair. Of course we're disappointed but eager to do all that we can to keep Kiwis safe. Please keep an eye out through our page for future fairs, and if you would like to support us to continue to help Kiwis and people in need around the world, we'd love you to consider donating to www.redcross.org.... Till we see you again, be kind and keep safe.

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14 days ago

Shelf bracket

Gloria from Morrinsville

About 70 cm .I have 18 call 0211696403

Negotiable

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14 days ago

Bracket

Gloria from Morrinsville

About 30cm . Call 0211696403

Negotiable

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14 days ago

Card cover

Gloria from Morrinsville

I have many , about 80 .call 0211696403

Negotiable

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14 days ago

Bird or insect protect net

Gloria from Morrinsville

Brand new , and big net . Can cover the trees. I have 5 now . Can buy whole or just 1, or 2

Call 0211696403

Negotiable

14 days ago

Be Neighbourly, and...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

With Covid-19 separating us physically, we need to ensure we aren’t making any group of people feel distant from our community. Let's continue to show our Kiwi spirit and support reach other #RaceRelationsDay2020

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15 days ago

Reach Out to your communities in times of crisis

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Reach Out is a hub for Kiwis to find and give support from others during this global pandemic. Head over to the page and share how you're coping, how you can support each other, and what everyone is doing to embrace the changes that are happening around us. Visit page

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