Waiuku, Waiuku

8 days ago

See what’s tucked away in our basement

The Team from Auckland Museum

For the first time ever we’re letting you behind closed doors, where many of our never before seen objects are stored. Be one of the first to experience our new Secret Museum Tour, operating daily from Monday 6 July.

Throughout the tour, your guide will also reveal how we look after our … View more
For the first time ever we’re letting you behind closed doors, where many of our never before seen objects are stored. Be one of the first to experience our new Secret Museum Tour, operating daily from Monday 6 July.

Throughout the tour, your guide will also reveal how we look after our priceless collections and how they are kept safe for future generations.

What’s waiting for you down there? Book today and find out! Tickets are limited.
Book now

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9 days ago

Are you ready to get Upcycling?

Resene

The Resene Upcycling Awards are coming back this month, the third year in a row! Watch this space and get prepared for the announcement; there are great prizes up for grabs.

Upcycling is the term used for taking a preloved item and transforming it - whether it's for a new purpose … View more
The Resene Upcycling Awards are coming back this month, the third year in a row! Watch this space and get prepared for the announcement; there are great prizes up for grabs.

Upcycling is the term used for taking a preloved item and transforming it - whether it's for a new purpose altogether, or just to give it an ‘extreme makeover'. Consider using the school holidays to get Upcycling with the smaller members of your household - or use the next rainy day to drag out the paint and your creativity!

In the meantime, check out some of the creative cookies from last year.
Pick your paints

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13 days ago

Motueka: New Zealand’s small-town doughnut capital

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

If you’re hungry, please step away from your phone or monitor. Would you try this cheeseburger doughnut? Read more about the small NZ team with some big doughnut dreams below.

9 days ago

Bio Re New Ionic Detox Foot Spa

Way Of Life Health Shop

Way of Life Health Shop is proud to introduce our new practitioner Juliet Milne of Bio Renew Ionic Detox Foot Spa. This is a simple way to detox with a foot spa soak lasting 35 minutes. This process increases energy and well-being, aids weight loss, clear skin, stress reduction, positive mood, … View moreWay of Life Health Shop is proud to introduce our new practitioner Juliet Milne of Bio Renew Ionic Detox Foot Spa. This is a simple way to detox with a foot spa soak lasting 35 minutes. This process increases energy and well-being, aids weight loss, clear skin, stress reduction, positive mood, better sleep, and detoxification and rejuvenation at a cellular level.
Juliet will be available for appointments at Way of Life Health shop on Tuesdays starting 7 July.
Check out Juliet's Facebook page Bio Renew. Juliet can be contacted on 027 286 6669 for more information and bookings. Booking can also be made through Way of Life Health Shop 09 2387806.

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10 days ago

MIT GRADS ARE READY

Manukau Institute of Technology

We shape the future, we make connections, we bring ideas to life, and we make a difference.

At MIT we learn by doing, and we graduate with the practical skills employers need. Together we can make things happen.

Many of our programmes are now free* so there's no better time to start … View more
We shape the future, we make connections, we bring ideas to life, and we make a difference.

At MIT we learn by doing, and we graduate with the practical skills employers need. Together we can make things happen.

Many of our programmes are now free* so there's no better time to start studying. Come join us, where the best makers are made. Apply now.
Start July

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10 days ago

Learn te reo Māori!

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:

Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities in Auckland. The learning has helped my work to bridge gaps … View more
Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:

Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities in Auckland. The learning has helped my work to bridge gaps between Māori and others in our multicultural communities. When I look back, I feel really proud. It’s a great feeling when I speak te reo Māori. It’s a privilege.”

Share in Parminder’s experience and enquire now for 2020. These programmes are tuition fee free!
Learn te reo now

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10 days ago

What's On: Forestandbird Pot Luck Dinner Talk

Nicky from Clevedon

South Auckland Branch Guest Speaker Daria Erastova "Sweet as! Sugar-water bird feeding in urban NZ" Gives suggestions to improved feeding approach Talk 7.30, Dinner 6.30 BYO everything, and Donation (coin/note)
Forestandbird Pot Luck Dinner Talk
  • Haseler Hall, All Saints Church
10 days ago

Have you picked up a copy of our July issue yet?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Well, don't wait too long! This issue is packed with good reads and amazing offers from our friends and partners. We take a close look at urban farmer Freeman Farms, and visit an Auckland coastal garden that the owner waited three long decades to create as well as a Dunedin garden where … View moreWell, don't wait too long! This issue is packed with good reads and amazing offers from our friends and partners. We take a close look at urban farmer Freeman Farms, and visit an Auckland coastal garden that the owner waited three long decades to create as well as a Dunedin garden where they’ve grown flowers for nearly 50 years. We're still on the hunt for our Houseplant Hero, thanks to our friends at Yates and Kings Plant Barn. Nominations are now open for our 2020 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year too! There’s a feature on walnut growers in NZ, highlights of new roses coming out this year and of course, details on how to get yourself $20 worth of free bulbs from NZ Bulbs.

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13 days ago

How water restrictions tighten if it doesn't rain

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Not being able to water the garden might not matter in winter, but current drought-related restrictions will step-up if there's not a lot of rain. How will you be affected? Read the story below:

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10 days ago

What's On: Want to learn Bridge?

Robert from Pukekohe

Beginners introduction lessons start on 23 July and run for 11 weeks. Cost is $60 including club membership until February 2021. Come along and try a fascinating game.
Want to learn Bridge?
  • Franklin Contract Bridge Club
10 days ago

Sale in Waiuku: home goes for $535,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A home on Edgewater Parade in Waiuku has sold for $535,000.

The 130sqm home is smaller than most homes in the suburb. The median home in Waiuku is 155sqm.

The property at No. 39 was sold on May 15, 2020. It has three-bedrooms and one bathroom. Its capital valuation is $530,000. The median CV in … View more
A home on Edgewater Parade in Waiuku has sold for $535,000.

The 130sqm home is smaller than most homes in the suburb. The median home in Waiuku is 155sqm.

The property at No. 39 was sold on May 15, 2020. It has three-bedrooms and one bathroom. Its capital valuation is $530,000. The median CV in Waiuku is $610,000.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

10 days ago

Waiuku property goes for $650,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A three-bedroom property at 28 Meachen Terrace in Waiuku has sold for $650,000.

The 160sqm home is larger than most homes in the suburb. The median home in Waiuku is 155sqm.

The sale was completed on March 27, 2020. Its capital valuation is $580,000, compared with the median CV in the suburb of … View more
A three-bedroom property at 28 Meachen Terrace in Waiuku has sold for $650,000.

The 160sqm home is larger than most homes in the suburb. The median home in Waiuku is 155sqm.

The sale was completed on March 27, 2020. Its capital valuation is $580,000, compared with the median CV in the suburb of $610,000.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

10 days ago

Sold in Waiuku: property goes for $785,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A house on Kauri Drive in Waiuku has sold for $785,000.

The 197sqm home is larger than most homes in Waiuku.

The home at No. 25 was sold on March 21, 2020. It has four-bedrooms and two bathrooms. Its capital valuation is $780,000, compared with the median CV in Waiuku of $610,000.

This … View more
A house on Kauri Drive in Waiuku has sold for $785,000.

The 197sqm home is larger than most homes in Waiuku.

The home at No. 25 was sold on March 21, 2020. It has four-bedrooms and two bathrooms. Its capital valuation is $780,000, compared with the median CV in Waiuku of $610,000.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

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10 days ago

What's On: Franklin Contract Bridge Club

Robert from Pukekohe

Meets every Monday and Wednesday at 7.15 pm and Friday at 10.15 am. Come and enjoy playing as we will provide you with a partner.
Franklin Contract Bridge Club
  • Franklin Contract Bridge Club
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