Raumati Beach, Paraparaumu

4 days ago

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Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hello gardeners,

In this week’s issue of Get Growing, we discuss the best fruit to grow for preserves and meet the herb expert who’ll help you get a good night’s sleep. Plus harvest cauliflowers; prepare for spring sowing; clear gutters and drains; don’t sacrifice flower buds; and add … View more
Hello gardeners,

In this week’s issue of Get Growing, we discuss the best fruit to grow for preserves and meet the herb expert who’ll help you get a good night’s sleep. Plus harvest cauliflowers; prepare for spring sowing; clear gutters and drains; don’t sacrifice flower buds; and add crunch to salads and snacks.
Follow our guide to plants to sow and grow this month and nominate a Houseplant Hero. Go in the draw for Calathea rufibarba plants and garden gloves from Palmers and be in to win a room makeover from NZ House & Garden and Resene.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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4 days ago

What's On: Otaki Women's Group Market

Lyndi from Otaki District

Otaki Women's Group Market, State Hwy 1 opposite New World. 9am - 2pm. Back again with lots of stalls selling a wide variety of goods. Market inquiries contact Georgie 0272341090
Otaki Women's Group Market
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4 days ago

Open Now

Waikanae Crab

Open now...till 5.30pm
at Paraparaumu Beach Market Saturday
Sammy's Freshly Smoked Fish & Roe
Fresh Local Warehou
Fresh Smoked Fish Pies
Fresh Unsmoked Fishcakes
Frozen Chowder and Thai Fishcake Mix

4 days ago

A DIY project using kitchen utensils?!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Kapiti

Take retro inspiration from old kitchen utensils that you can no longer use and turn them into cute and quirky artworks!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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4 days ago

Check out some of the benefits of retrofit double glazing

RetroFit Double Glazing - Wellington

There are so many benefits to retrofit double glaze your home. We've put together an informative summary of the many benefits from replacing your single glazed windows to double glazing here. Have a read and if you are interested get your no obligation free measure and quote here or call us … View moreThere are so many benefits to retrofit double glaze your home. We've put together an informative summary of the many benefits from replacing your single glazed windows to double glazing here. Have a read and if you are interested get your no obligation free measure and quote here or call us on 0800 658 658.

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4 days ago

We are now open at 9 Kāpiti Road!

Mary Potter Hospice

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed
Phone: 04 298 5700

Join us for our Family Fun Open Day on Saturday 18 July, 10am-1pm
Kids activities • Face painting • BBQ - All are welcome!

Help us turn second-hand goods into first class hospice … View more
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed
Phone: 04 298 5700

Join us for our Family Fun Open Day on Saturday 18 July, 10am-1pm
Kids activities • Face painting • BBQ - All are welcome!

Help us turn second-hand goods into first class hospice care by shopping with us. There are so many pre-loved treasures waiting to be discovered including furniture, clothing, homeware and more.

Donations of quality goods needed! It’s now even easier to drop off your donated goods with plenty of parking available. For donations of furniture or bulk lots, we can collect for free. Call 04 237 2300 or visit our website to book your free collection.
Find out more

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5 days ago

-looking for home to rent over summer-

Thomas from Paekakariki

hi ,
my brother, his wife, and infant son are coming to kapiti for summer, and need to rent a house for the time they are here- so november until february. ( preferably in raumati, or close, but anything considered ) if anyone knows someone who wants to do that then flick me message. thanks -)

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4 days ago

What's On: Dawn to Dusk

Bridget from Pukerua Bay

Join us as we celebrate the beauty of our region, through Choral music, Photographic art and poetry. Experience nature and humanity…..from dawn to dusk…. Photography by Brett Hayvice.
Dawn to Dusk
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4 days ago

Scarecrow Competition

James Bishop from Waikanae Beach Community Garden

Scarecrow Competition. If you or family want to make a Scarecrow and place the Scarecrow at bottom of bank along the wall or in our Vegetable Beds. Before August 23 2020.

Then take a photo of it in the garden and tag Waikanae Beach Community Garden ,like our page attach your with image to our and… View more
Scarecrow Competition. If you or family want to make a Scarecrow and place the Scarecrow at bottom of bank along the wall or in our Vegetable Beds. Before August 23 2020.

Then take a photo of it in the garden and tag Waikanae Beach Community Garden ,like our page attach your with image to our and Win.


Three ways to win.

1, Best Scarecrow individual. Made by an person in our community.

2, Family Made. Made by you and one or more person in your family.

3, People Choice. Chosen by the community.

Winners will be announced at our Spring Festival is planning to have a Seed and Seedlings Swap meeting in early spring.

So get creative and have fun.

For any enquires don't hesitate to contact James on the Waikanae Beach Community Garden Facebook Page.

Free

4 days ago

Nga manu

Tammy from Waikanae Beach

Just letting everyone know what's going on at nga manu hopefully we'll see you soon

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5 days ago

Scarlett O'Hara Dolls

Melva from Waikanae Beach

Two Dolls dressed as in the movie "Gone With The Wind".
I purchased these in USA in 1998. Clothes are now a bit grubby but a cleaver person could take them off and launder them. Moving house so now nowhere to put them. Price is for each one.

Price: $50

5 days ago

Generation Pandemic: How has Covid-19 affected your children?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

This week we're looking at how the pandemic will affect our children and their resilience. The Sunday Star-Times wants to hear from children about how they've been impacted by Covid-19 and lockdown. Perhaps they've learned more about hand washing and germs, or maybe they want to talk… View moreThis week we're looking at how the pandemic will affect our children and their resilience. The Sunday Star-Times wants to hear from children about how they've been impacted by Covid-19 and lockdown. Perhaps they've learned more about hand washing and germs, or maybe they want to talk about having mum or dad home more often, or learning from home. Kids can write a sentence or two to be included in print by emailing kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz, by Friday, July 10, at 5pm. Their first names and ages may be used in print. Parents, if you're happy for your children to be photographed please let us know.

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10 days ago

looking for Cariboo Cranium game

Mairead from Paraparaumu Beach

hi there,
this game is no longer produced and i was wondering if anyone is willing to sell me theirs please? my son with autism loves it (his speech & language theripist has one)
Cariboo by Cranium ref pic attached.
thanks v much
Mairead

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5 days ago

Fertilising lawn basics

Lawn Pro Solutions

Pro tip #5 When fertilising your lawn, always bring a leaf blower, fertilising granules can finish up on drive ways, pavers decks after applications. The granules made up of minerals like Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium and Iron. When these granules breakdown with water, they often stain. So blow… View morePro tip #5 When fertilising your lawn, always bring a leaf blower, fertilising granules can finish up on drive ways, pavers decks after applications. The granules made up of minerals like Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium and Iron. When these granules breakdown with water, they often stain. So blow that lawn food goodness back into the lawn. #stayturnformoreferttips.

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6 days ago

Ask an expert: get answers to your DIY questions

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, have you had a DIY disaster you need to fix or are you keen to tackle some home improvements but don't know where to start? Well, help is at hand.

Send us your questions about your DIY or decorating dilemmas, including photos if you can, and we'll ask an expert for their… View more
Hey neighbours, have you had a DIY disaster you need to fix or are you keen to tackle some home improvements but don't know where to start? Well, help is at hand.

Send us your questions about your DIY or decorating dilemmas, including photos if you can, and we'll ask an expert for their advice on where to start with your project, any tips and tricks they can share to help you get a great finish - or how you can fix things up if they've already gone wrong! Click here to submit your questions, or email us at homed@stuff.co.nz.

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