Maoribank, Upper Hutt

15 days ago

Ok this is partly political and partly media based

Anthony from Clouston Park - Kingsley Heights

Is it just me or has Gary McCormacks (more fm)( in his later years) laugh sound more like sir Robert Muldoons?

Maybe it's just an old man who surname starts with an M thing 🤣

13 days ago

Do you care about the future of our planet?

The Forever Project

We’re celebrating the latest issue of The Forever Project magazine! It explores how New Zealand can bounce back from Covid-19 in a climate-friendly way. Find that content at foreverproject.co.nz.

For a sustainable future, join Stuff in The Forever Project. Sign up to our weekly newsletter and … View more
We’re celebrating the latest issue of The Forever Project magazine! It explores how New Zealand can bounce back from Covid-19 in a climate-friendly way. Find that content at foreverproject.co.nz.

For a sustainable future, join Stuff in The Forever Project. Sign up to our weekly newsletter and be in to win one of 100 limited-edition reusable beeswax Honeywraps. Each wrap can save 75 metres of plastic going into our landfill or oceans.
Sign up here

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13 days ago

Perfect time for a Winter clean

Resene

Clean up around your place with your choice of a free Resene cleaning product when you spend $100 or more at your local Resene owned ColorShop until 27 July 2020. Plus get 10L of Resene Ceiling Paint white for $99. Tinting and PaintWise levy extra.

These offers are available to … View more
Clean up around your place with your choice of a free Resene cleaning product when you spend $100 or more at your local Resene owned ColorShop until 27 July 2020. Plus get 10L of Resene Ceiling Paint white for $99. Tinting and PaintWise levy extra.

These offers are available to Resene cardholders – if you don’t have one you can sign up free when you’re in store.
Find out more

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13 days ago

Small family wanting to rent a house

Deidre from Trentham

Hi, we are a mature couple with a 12 year old child and well behaved (indoor) dog looking for somewhere to live. We have excellent references and would look after your place as if it was our own. Happy with short term rental.
Hubby is a professional painter and would be happy to paint your … View more
Hi, we are a mature couple with a 12 year old child and well behaved (indoor) dog looking for somewhere to live. We have excellent references and would look after your place as if it was our own. Happy with short term rental.
Hubby is a professional painter and would be happy to paint your rental while we are living there if needed.
Please contact Deidre 0210648618 or email d.stanford41@yahoo.co.nz

13 days ago

Creating healthier, carbon-zero homes

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, there are few Kiwis who haven't experienced cold or damp housing at some point in New Zealand, whatever part of the country you call home. So what's being done to change that for future generations?

Here's … View more
Hey neighbours, there are few Kiwis who haven't experienced cold or damp housing at some point in New Zealand, whatever part of the country you call home. So what's being done to change that for future generations?

Here's how a passive revolution and building code changes could help our health - and the climate.

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13 days ago

#FlashbackFriday

The Team from Wellington Water

We found this photo in a retro booklet all about the Waterloo Pumping Station (now known as the Waterloo Water Treatment Plant) from 1981, and had to compare it to what it looks like now!


The station opened on 15 May 1981, and was designed to use the artesian underground water resource of the … View more
We found this photo in a retro booklet all about the Waterloo Pumping Station (now known as the Waterloo Water Treatment Plant) from 1981, and had to compare it to what it looks like now!


The station opened on 15 May 1981, and was designed to use the artesian underground water resource of the Lower Hutt Valley to its maximum extent 💧

Eight wells supply water from the Waiwhetu aquifer to the Water Treatment Plant located right next to the Waterloo Train Station 🚉

Learn more about the treatment plant here: wellingtonwater.co.nz/your-water/drinking-water/

14 days ago

It's National Volunteer Week!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Upper Hutt

This National Volunteer Week, we’re recognising all the amazing volunteers who form the backbone of emergency response in Aotearoa and support their communites every day.
THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!
When Aotearoa faces challenging times, Kiwis always step up to support people in need. Volunteers … View more
This National Volunteer Week, we’re recognising all the amazing volunteers who form the backbone of emergency response in Aotearoa and support their communites every day.
THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!
When Aotearoa faces challenging times, Kiwis always step up to support people in need. Volunteers are instrumental in ensuring that we get through, together.

“Every day, a network of 11,000 Red Cross volunteers and members across the country help us respond to disasters, settle new Kiwis, help run our shops, deliver Meals on Wheels, teach former refugees how to drive, sew curtains for families in need, and so much more. Last financial year, Red Cross volunteers gave close to 120,000 hours of their time. They are the hands and feet of almost everything we accomplish,” says Niamh Lawless, our Secretary General.

Please click on "Read More" to read Justine's story.

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14 days ago

Craft beer 'theme park' coming to Upper Hutt's Brewtown

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Upper Hutt brewery complex Brewtown wants to be more than just a place to eat and drink.

Owner Malcolm Gillies hopes major new entertainment expansion will turn the area into a weekend destination and New Zealand's first craft beer "theme park".

Lower Hutt-based Daytona Raceway … View more
Upper Hutt brewery complex Brewtown wants to be more than just a place to eat and drink.

Owner Malcolm Gillies hopes major new entertainment expansion will turn the area into a weekend destination and New Zealand's first craft beer "theme park".

Lower Hutt-based Daytona Raceway will move its ice rink and go-kart track inside the Brewtown gates.

To read more, click here.

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14 days ago

FREE measure and quote

RetroFit Double Glazing - Wellington

Are you spending a lot more time at home these days and constantly tired of freezing during winter? Let us help you make your home warmer, drier and healthier all year round with a tailored retrofit double glazing solution for your home. Get your free measure and quote here or call 0800 658 658.

14 days ago

Have you signed up to get free gardening advice?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and … View more
In this week’s issue we go undercover with tips and tools for glasshouses. It’s time to make your bird-friendly garden count, prune fruit trees, watch out for frosty weather, move seedlings under cover and pick celery before disease strikes.
Plus make your own hanging chandelier planter and follow Jane Packer’s advice to decorate your kitchen and dining spaces with flowers. Be in to win Jane Packer Flowers and the NZ House & Garden July issue.

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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15 days ago

Volunteers Needed

Citizens Advice from Ebdentown

Do you like helping people?
Do you like doing research?
Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?

Upper Hutt Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for more Volunteers.
If you are someone who can:

• relate to a diverse range of people… View more
Do you like helping people?
Do you like doing research?
Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?

Upper Hutt Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for more Volunteers.
If you are someone who can:

• relate to a diverse range of people

• be an effective listener

• has good oral and written skills

• maintain confidentiality

• computer literate

• work as part of a team

• have some free time during the week

Then we would love to hear from you.

Please call in to 2 Sinclair St or telephone 5280177 to register your interest. www.cab.org.nz...

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15 days ago

#OurWaterWorkers💧

The Team from Wellington Water

We are joining forces with organisations from across the global water community to thank water workers for their work during COVID-19.

During the national response to COVID-19, our priority was providing clean drinking water and safe wastewater treatment to our community.

Thanks to all of our … View more
We are joining forces with organisations from across the global water community to thank water workers for their work during COVID-19.

During the national response to COVID-19, our priority was providing clean drinking water and safe wastewater treatment to our community.

Thanks to all of our crews, contractors and consultants who worked to provide three waters services and deliver on projects during the response. 👏

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15 days ago

Grey Power Upper Hutt - Public Meeting, Wednesday 15 July from 1.30pm

Dean & Jacqui from Birchville

With the main worries of Covid-19 now past, and the ability of our Social Meetings to resume, we will re-commence our Meetings (Our AGM) at our new venue (Upper Hutt Cossie Club, 11 Logan Street, Upper Hutt) on 15 July at 1.30PM..

As the Elections are fast approaching, following our AGM at 1.30., … View more
With the main worries of Covid-19 now past, and the ability of our Social Meetings to resume, we will re-commence our Meetings (Our AGM) at our new venue (Upper Hutt Cossie Club, 11 Logan Street, Upper Hutt) on 15 July at 1.30PM..

As the Elections are fast approaching, following our AGM at 1.30., our Guest Speaker at 2.00PM will be Chris Hipkins.

ALL Are WELCOME!

NOTE: To actively participate in the AGM (At 1.30PM) you must be a current Financial Member of Grey Power Upper Hutt

16 days ago

#AotearoaOfKindness: Mobilising the kindness DNA

Sarah Macdonald from Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an … View more
Volunteering New Zealand is mobilising the kindness DNA with our new #AotearoaOfKindness campaign for National Volunteer Week!

We're calling on people to share their stories of acts of kindness. We're calling on people to thank those who have shown acts of kindness that contribute to an Aotearoa of Kindness.

Call to action – keep shaping the world we want to live in:

• Look for where kindness, mahi aroha, work for love, has impacted your life.
• Show your thanks to those people giving kindness and mahi aroha through #AotearoaOfKindness.
• Connect or reconnect with a community or a cause that’s important to you through volunteeringnz.org.nz/finding-volunteer-roles.

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