Porirua City Centre, Porirua

57 days ago

Poll: Should you take your shoes off at the front door?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about this divisive household dilemma?

Is taking your shoes off in someone's home the right and hygienic thing to do, or do you see being asked to remove your shoes as a total imposition?

It's one of many home dilemmas we come across on Homed, along with … View more
Hey neighbours, how do you feel about this divisive household dilemma?

Is taking your shoes off in someone's home the right and hygienic thing to do, or do you see being asked to remove your shoes as a total imposition?

It's one of many home dilemmas we come across on Homed, along with toilet paper over or under? cutlery up or down in the dishwasher? top sheet or no top sheet?, to name a few. Read more about the arguments for each and see how many people agree with you, here.

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Should you take your shoes off at the front door?
  • 64.5% Yes
    64.5% Complete
  • 5% No
    5% Complete
  • 30.5% Only in other people's homes if they ask
    30.5% Complete
583 votes
57 days ago

⚠ PLANNED WATER OUTAGE – WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY BEATTIE CLOSE ⚠

The Team from Wellington Water

We are installing a new service into the water supply network in the area. This means we have to turn off the supply between 3:30pm and 7:30pm on Wednesday 20th May (tomorrow), affecting one commercial property in Beattie close, Kenepuru, with no impact on residential properties in the area. The … View moreWe are installing a new service into the water supply network in the area. This means we have to turn off the supply between 3:30pm and 7:30pm on Wednesday 20th May (tomorrow), affecting one commercial property in Beattie close, Kenepuru, with no impact on residential properties in the area. The water will be back on as soon as possible, but we recommend that those in the commercial property affected fill up some containers with water before 3:30pm and avoid running the dishwasher, washing machine etc. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

57 days ago

A Marlborough Sounds getaway? Yes please.

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

How many of you have heard of Arapawa Island? If you've got 10 friends or family (remember those social distancing rules), it's only $35 a night for this island escape.

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59 days ago

MG suv's

Mike from Papakowhai

Hi, does any one own or have issues with the range of SUV vehicles produced in China called MG, I really would like to consider purchasing one but if there is a lot of negative feedback I wont , text if possible 02108933412, Mike

58 days ago

Please support Mary Potter Hospice’s Annual Appeal

Mary Potter Hospice

This week over 1000 volunteers would have been out on the streets shaking buckets and collecting much needed funds for Mary Potter Hospice. But because of COVID-19 our important May 2020 Street Appeal can’t take place.

No matter what, our work at Mary Potter Hospice carries on, day and night, … View more
This week over 1000 volunteers would have been out on the streets shaking buckets and collecting much needed funds for Mary Potter Hospice. But because of COVID-19 our important May 2020 Street Appeal can’t take place.

No matter what, our work at Mary Potter Hospice carries on, day and night, week in and week out. Our care is always there, through every crisis and emergency.

Please help Mary Potter Hospice continue to provide its free-of-charge hospice care to people with a life-limiting illness in Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti.

Please help us, help others and give generously this Annual Appeal .
Donate today

58 days ago

Level 2

Rod from Hive World Honey

We are not back to normal yet but isn't it great to be able to get out and around again! This time will be forever etched in our memories, some good some bad. We met so many strangers on our walks and always said hello (from the prescribed distance), but seeing family on video is not like … View moreWe are not back to normal yet but isn't it great to be able to get out and around again! This time will be forever etched in our memories, some good some bad. We met so many strangers on our walks and always said hello (from the prescribed distance), but seeing family on video is not like being together properly.
See the latest advise from my honey bee below.

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58 days ago

Poll: Are you continuing to work from home or are you back in the office?

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Many Kiwis returned to their offices today, on the first Monday after New Zealand moved into level 2.

However, judging by the empty buses and relatively quiet streets in the capital, not all Wellingtonians have returned to their workplaces.

Have you returned to your workplace or are you going to … View more
Many Kiwis returned to their offices today, on the first Monday after New Zealand moved into level 2.

However, judging by the empty buses and relatively quiet streets in the capital, not all Wellingtonians have returned to their workplaces.

Have you returned to your workplace or are you going to continue working from home?

Are you continuing to work from home or are you back in the office?
  • 60% I am still working from home
    60% Complete
  • 15.2% I am back at my workplace after working from home
    15.2% Complete
  • 7.6% I can't work from home and I've now returned to work
    7.6% Complete
  • 17.2% I'm an essential worker and worked through the lockdown at my workplace
    17.2% Complete
512 votes
61 days ago

Shop is open

Anneke from Embrace Design

Hi Neightbours,
Our artists have been working very hard during the lockdown come and see all their new artwork in the Embrace Design shop on 180 Main Road, Tawa.

58 days ago

Back your backyard

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

As we settle into life in Alert Level 2, we're excited to see a bit more of NZ. Join us as we showcase the best close-to-home travel experiences Aotearoa has to offer.

59 days ago

Take the virtual tour

Malvina Major Retirement Village

Did you know you can view some of our retirement villages in the comfort of your own home?

Immerse yourself in our beautiful villages by taking a ‘walk through’ with our virtual tours. Stroll through the lovely gardens, explore the village amenities, and step into a beautiful independent … View more
Did you know you can view some of our retirement villages in the comfort of your own home?

Immerse yourself in our beautiful villages by taking a ‘walk through’ with our virtual tours. Stroll through the lovely gardens, explore the village amenities, and step into a beautiful independent apartment, serviced apartment or care room. You can navigate your way through each featured room or area of the village and really get a feel for the space. It’s a great way to obtain a more intricate view before you make a visit to the village.
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61 days ago

Do you support the return of e-scooters to Wellington's streets?

Ben Heather Reporter from Dominion Post

With the drop to alert level 2, electronic scooters have returned to Wellington's streets. For now there are less of them, with Flamingo the only brand operating in the capital and Jump holding back after being purchased by a competitor. Do you welcome the return of this cheap and … View moreWith the drop to alert level 2, electronic scooters have returned to Wellington's streets. For now there are less of them, with Flamingo the only brand operating in the capital and Jump holding back after being purchased by a competitor. Do you welcome the return of this cheap and environmentally-friend way of getting around the city or do you wish these hazards to pedestrian safety had been cosigned to pre-Covid-19 history?

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59 days ago

St Annes Pantry to Mana New World

Margaret from Tawa

thank you - this is a shout out for the provision and supplementing people's donation to St Anne's Pantry providing food parcels to Porirua City

59 days ago

About Beggers

Bev from Tawa

I would sincerely like to say thank you to everyone who messaged me with support, i really appreciate your kindness. I now feel safe in my community thanks to you all.

60 days ago

Big shout out to our neighbours

New World

We’ve been proud to work with some amazing charities over the past few months who have been helping Kiwis up the road, down the road and ‘round the corner, to get through.

Join us in thanking all the outstanding New Zealanders at The Student Volunteer Army, Kiwi Harvest, Kaibosh, and food … View more
We’ve been proud to work with some amazing charities over the past few months who have been helping Kiwis up the road, down the road and ‘round the corner, to get through.

Join us in thanking all the outstanding New Zealanders at The Student Volunteer Army, Kiwi Harvest, Kaibosh, and food banks like The Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch City Missions.

Ngā mihi maioha.

#neighbourstogether
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