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4 hours ago

What type of wasp?

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty … View moreHi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty predators. If you destroy a nest, take a pic and upload your image with the hastag #waspwipeout! But be careful! For paper wasps click here: bit.ly... For common and German wasps click here: bit.ly...

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1 day ago

Win a years subscription to TV Guide with Readers Tours!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and … View more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19 December 2019!

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1 day ago

WEAVE Cultural Market 2019

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This year's WEAVE Cultural Market is tomorrow, the 6th of December in Garden Place from 4pm till 8pm. Come along and enjoy ethnic food, crafts, cultural performances and other entertainments, celebrating the diversity of our former refugee and migrant communities!

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2 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter December 2019

The Team from Office for Seniors

Season's Greetings Neighbours!

The December edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new Better Later Life Strategy.

In this issue we find out about regional banking hubs and the dangers of falls and concussions … View more
Season's Greetings Neighbours!

The December edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new Better Later Life Strategy.

In this issue we find out about regional banking hubs and the dangers of falls and concussions in over 65-year-olds.

We also have a tasty lemon and yoghurt custard pot recipe, from the NZ nutrition foundation, for a holiday dessert treat!

Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

To subscribe, to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...
To view the current edition go to: bit.ly...

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2 days ago

Council offices and libraries closed Friday

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Waikato council offices and libraries will be closed this Friday December 6 due to staff taking part in a Waikato-wide working bee.

Staff will be doing a wide range of activities including plant releasing and weeding at Lake Rotokauri, Lake Kainui and Lake Puketirini, lending a hand at Huntly … View more
Waikato council offices and libraries will be closed this Friday December 6 due to staff taking part in a Waikato-wide working bee.

Staff will be doing a wide range of activities including plant releasing and weeding at Lake Rotokauri, Lake Kainui and Lake Puketirini, lending a hand at Huntly St John, cleaning windows and visiting residents at Huntly’s Kimihia Rest Home.

Phones will remain open so customers can continue to phone on 0800 492 452. Normal office hours will resume on Monday 9 December.
Read more.

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3 days ago

Escape in luxury to Hawke's Bay

The Editors' Escape

Join editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll on a 4-day all-inclusive luxury escape to beautiful Hawke’s Bay.

From viewing stunning homes and sipping wine at iconic wineries to visiting local artisan producers and dining at some of the regions best restaurants - we’re bringing your favourite … View more
Join editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll on a 4-day all-inclusive luxury escape to beautiful Hawke’s Bay.

From viewing stunning homes and sipping wine at iconic wineries to visiting local artisan producers and dining at some of the regions best restaurants - we’re bringing your favourite magazines, NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener, to life. So, come and escape with us.
Book now

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3 days ago

We're back!

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone. We've kicked off our Wasp Wipeout campaign for the 2019/2020 summer and we are spreading to more areas! We're targeting the usual suspects - the German and common wasp - but we'll also be giving you lots of tips on how to deal with paper wasps at home. Watch our for more… View moreHi everyone. We've kicked off our Wasp Wipeout campaign for the 2019/2020 summer and we are spreading to more areas! We're targeting the usual suspects - the German and common wasp - but we'll also be giving you lots of tips on how to deal with paper wasps at home. Watch our for more info over the next few weeks, but in the meantime, check out our launch story here: bit.ly... and read about what you can do here: bit.ly...

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3 days ago

Poll: Do you include your pet on the gift shopping list?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

For some, giving their furry friend a sneaky piece of ham under the table is enough, but for others, buying and wrapping a Christmas present for their pet is tradition. Whether it be some edible treats, a new comfy bed, or an awesome outdoor toy for summer - do you include your pet on the gift … View moreFor some, giving their furry friend a sneaky piece of ham under the table is enough, but for others, buying and wrapping a Christmas present for their pet is tradition. Whether it be some edible treats, a new comfy bed, or an awesome outdoor toy for summer - do you include your pet on the gift shopping list? Vote in the poll below.

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Do you include your pet on the gift shopping list?
  • 19.2% Absolutely - I spoil them rotten
    19.2% Complete
  • 44.7% I buy something small - I don’t go overboard
    44.7% Complete
  • 20.5% Nope - pressies are for the people
    20.5% Complete
  • 15.6% I don’t have a pet
    15.6% Complete
1300 votes
4 days ago

WEAVE Cultural Market 2019

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This year's WEAVE Cultural Market will be on the 6th of December in Garden Place from 4pm till 8pm. Come along and enjoy ethnic food, crafts, cultural performances and other entertainments, celebrating the diversity of our former refugee and migrant communities!

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5 days ago

Save on your energy bills

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5 days ago

Last day to save! Entry prices are going up

The Team from Round the Bays

Happy Sunday Neighbours! A friendly reminder that it's your last day to save on your #RTB2020 entries! Our most affordable entry price -- $25 Supersavers are ending at midnight tonight! And you don't wanna be that guy or gal that misses out, so get going and snap yours up here: … View moreHappy Sunday Neighbours! A friendly reminder that it's your last day to save on your #RTB2020 entries! Our most affordable entry price -- $25 Supersavers are ending at midnight tonight! And you don't wanna be that guy or gal that misses out, so get going and snap yours up here: www.roundthebays.co.nz... 🙌🏽

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6 days ago

Celebrate the launch of two new Readers Tours with TV Guide!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the NorthView more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19th December 2019.
Go into win

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7 days ago

Severe thunderstorm watch

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Waikato.

These thunderstorms could produce downpours of 25 to 40mm per hour.

Rainfall of this intensity can cause surface and flash flooding, and may also lead to slips. Driving conditions will also be hazardous with surface flooding and … View more
MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Waikato.

These thunderstorms could produce downpours of 25 to 40mm per hour.

Rainfall of this intensity can cause surface and flash flooding, and may also lead to slips. Driving conditions will also be hazardous with surface flooding and poor visibility in heavy rain. Take care, neighbours.
This watch will be updated by 9:00pm Friday 29 Nov 2019.

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8 days ago

Have you nominated your community?

Resene

Time is running out to enter your nomination! With just over a week to go, don't miss out on the chance to win enough Resene paint and accessories to colourfully transformed your community.

We've had dozens of entries into the Resene Colour Your Community competition - you can … View more
Time is running out to enter your nomination! With just over a week to go, don't miss out on the chance to win enough Resene paint and accessories to colourfully transformed your community.

We've had dozens of entries into the Resene Colour Your Community competition - you can check them out here.

Now's your final chance to paint a new mural for your community hall, clean up graffiti or refresh your local playground's paint job.
Enter now!

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