Paraparaumu, Paraparaumu

16 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?
  • 34.4% Basic - Fold in half three times
    34.4% 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
1496 votes
17 days ago

Electric Motor

Russell from Paraparaumu

I'm after a 300-400W 240v AC electric motor. Something out of a washing machine would do.

Happy to collect.

16 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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16 days ago

Carpet

Andrea from Paraparaumu Beach

Hi just wondering if anyone was putting new carpet down and getting rid of old stuff?? Free or to buy ??

17 days ago

Why weren't flags lowered for Constable Hunt?

Alan from Raumati Beach

Alan Tristram asks why the KCDC hasn't lowered its flag in honour of Constable Matthew Hunt.
At mid-day today the KCDC's flag remained at the top of its mast outside the district's main library -- and the Paraparaumu Police Station had no flag at all -- bit.ly...

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16 days ago

Queen Bed and Mattress for Sale

Helena from Otaki District

Solid Hardwood Queen Bed and Mattress.
Immaculate condition.
PICK UP ONLY
Very heavy, 2 person job to dismantle or truck needed.
$400.00 or near offer.
Available for two to three weeks.

Price: $400

16 days ago

REMINDER My Walk In Wardrobe (sustainable fashion markets) Waikanae Memorial Hall TODAY SATURDAY FROM 10:00-14:00

Isobelle from Waikanae

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's biggest pop-up, sustainable fashion market for new and preloved clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. Hosted by Sustainable Communities Kāpiti, Kāpiti Coast District Council and My Walk in Wardrobe. Many stalls including classic and work wear, … View moreMy Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's biggest pop-up, sustainable fashion market for new and preloved clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. Hosted by Sustainable Communities Kāpiti, Kāpiti Coast District Council and My Walk in Wardrobe. Many stalls including classic and work wear, retro and vintage at great prices. Have fun and be there. Please find at www.facebook.com...

17 days ago

Luxury Care Suites at Elderslea

Oceania Healthcare

Life has been anything but normal lately and could stay unusual for a little longer. You may feel that now is the perfect time to move to a vibrant community where you not only feel right at home but safe and supported too.

Nestled down a quiet street in Upper Hutt, our luxury … View more
Life has been anything but normal lately and could stay unusual for a little longer. You may feel that now is the perfect time to move to a vibrant community where you not only feel right at home but safe and supported too.

Nestled down a quiet street in Upper Hutt, our luxury Care Suites at Elderslea offer the ultimate combination of Rest Home and Hospital care with the creature comforts of home, including a cosy living area, stylish kitchenette and modern ensuite.

Give us a call to see how we can help.

Elderslea is located at 29 Redwood Street, Upper Hutt.
Find out more

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23 days ago

Cotton material off cuts

Lyn from Waikanae

Kia Ora

I’m wondering if anyone has some off cuts of cotton material they are no longer needing. I am looking at a fundraiser for 49 Squadron ATC and as part of our Duke of Edinburgh award scheme by making wax wraps

Thank you for reading and supporting us

Lyn

24 days ago
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17 days ago

Parking Fees Wgtn

Mike from Waikanae

Made a rare visit to Wellington today to do 2 hours work in Courtney Place. Had to pay for parking. Was $4.50 per hour on Tory St.

I'm sure pre-Covid it was $4.00/hr
Great thinking WCC, discourage out of towners to come visit Wtgn for a shopping trip or to have a meal by putting the … View more
Made a rare visit to Wellington today to do 2 hours work in Courtney Place. Had to pay for parking. Was $4.50 per hour on Tory St.

I'm sure pre-Covid it was $4.00/hr
Great thinking WCC, discourage out of towners to come visit Wtgn for a shopping trip or to have a meal by putting the parking fees up.
Its the same type of thinking as NZ Post, people aren't using the Post anymore, so put the cost of stamps up,

Doh

17 days ago

Second hand Apple wireless keyboard

Pip from Otaki District

Looking to replace my keyboard - lost the end bit that holds the batteries in! Thanks - 0276545419

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17 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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17 days ago

Mahara Midweek Market - tomorrow!

Barbara from Otaki District

Buy it local - merino neck warmers, fresh fruit and veg, local avocados and raw honey, Rawleighs products, indoor and garden plants, seed crackers and granola, quilts and cushions, candles and soaps, local olive oil, merino tops and wheatbags, and more .........

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17 days ago

ONE RAM FOR SALE

Ron from Waikanae

Ollie has done a good job over the past few years and he is now a huge ram with lots of potential still, either for breeding, a roast/chops etc or into sausages. We are wanting to reduce our stock on the estate and not interested in home kill on the property. Ollie will need to be collected by the… View moreOllie has done a good job over the past few years and he is now a huge ram with lots of potential still, either for breeding, a roast/chops etc or into sausages. We are wanting to reduce our stock on the estate and not interested in home kill on the property. Ollie will need to be collected by the purchaser.
We are located at 95 Greenhill Road Waikanae, just north of Waikanae off the old State Highway. Call 021-1622502 for more information. Price $120 ono

Price: $120

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