Waiuku, Waiuku

25 days ago

Have you been to Haast?

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

A journey to New Zealand's most remote town reveals some remarkable landscapes. Would you go?

21 days ago

Are you subscribing to get our free gardening advice?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we prune raspberries and brambles. It’s time to get garlic in the ground, grow broad beans (even if you loathe them), raise native trees and shrubs from seed, propagate shrubs by layering and sow onions direct or in trays.

Plus Hilton Carter’s guide to pets vs indoor … View more
In this week’s issue we prune raspberries and brambles. It’s time to get garlic in the ground, grow broad beans (even if you loathe them), raise native trees and shrubs from seed, propagate shrubs by layering and sow onions direct or in trays.

Plus Hilton Carter’s guide to pets vs indoor plants from his book Wild Interiors. Enter NZ Gardener’s Houseplant Heroes competition and be in to win Vegan Fertiliser from Yates and NZ Gardener’s Pruning Made Easy.

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 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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22 days ago

Rare opportunity to buy into Alan Turing apartment building in Grey Lynn

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

The owner of a 1.5-bedroom apartment on the third and top residential floor of the Turing building, developed in 2014, is cashing out to try to cash into her "villa dream" in the suburb. The 27 apartment owners share a rooftop deck with panoramic views of Auckland City, the western bays, … View moreThe owner of a 1.5-bedroom apartment on the third and top residential floor of the Turing building, developed in 2014, is cashing out to try to cash into her "villa dream" in the suburb. The 27 apartment owners share a rooftop deck with panoramic views of Auckland City, the western bays, Waitakere Ranges and North Shore. To read more click here.

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24 days ago

Auckland drought: Can you shower in 4 minutes?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

The Government wants Aucklanders to save 20L of water a day. But what does that mean at your house?

Buying efficient appliances and fixing one-off leaks can make huge water savings, but so can small changes to daily habits. If every Aucklander showered in four minutes, we'd save 80 million … View more
The Government wants Aucklanders to save 20L of water a day. But what does that mean at your house?

Buying efficient appliances and fixing one-off leaks can make huge water savings, but so can small changes to daily habits. If every Aucklander showered in four minutes, we'd save 80 million litres of water a day.

Check out the full list of ways to cut down your water use here.

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22 days ago

Acacia Cove Village are in full swing at level 1!

Acacia Cove Village

Acacia Cove is celebrating in style with three magnificent shows coming up for our residents, organised by our village manager, Bruce Cullington.

We are looking forward to kicking off on Friday 12th June with the amazing Jackie Clarke and a couple of more shows after that.

I’m sure we are … View more
Acacia Cove is celebrating in style with three magnificent shows coming up for our residents, organised by our village manager, Bruce Cullington.

We are looking forward to kicking off on Friday 12th June with the amazing Jackie Clarke and a couple of more shows after that.

I’m sure we are all pleased that our lives can turn back to normal, what ever that means for you. But we are also aware that it was a very stressful time for everyone, and that some are still a bit hesitant to go about their normal lives.

Take your time, stay safe and stay warm.
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22 days ago

Retrain for modern office systems with Vision!

Vision College

Our fees-free Business Administration programme will give you the skills and knowledge needed to enter the business world.

This hands-on programme will help you grow your knowledge, understanding and skills using the Microsoft Office Suite in just 20 weeks! While covering computer applications … View more
Our fees-free Business Administration programme will give you the skills and knowledge needed to enter the business world.

This hands-on programme will help you grow your knowledge, understanding and skills using the Microsoft Office Suite in just 20 weeks! While covering computer applications like Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, it also includes business report writing, communication skills and creating business documents.

To find out more about our Business Administration programme visit our website or give us a call on 0800 834 834.
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22 days ago

School fund raising

Susan from Karaka

Whittakers chocolates up for grabs
Many fo each flavor
2$ each- please support our school.
Thanks

Price: $2

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22 days ago

BPW Franklin International Candle-lighting June 24th

Virginia from Pukekohe

Last day to book for the BPW Franklin international dinner. BPW Franklin would love to hear from any women from different cultural roots, come and light a candle for your sisters in your home country. The more diverse the organisation becomes the more we understand each other. Let's share as … View moreLast day to book for the BPW Franklin international dinner. BPW Franklin would love to hear from any women from different cultural roots, come and light a candle for your sisters in your home country. The more diverse the organisation becomes the more we understand each other. Let's share as much as we can. See you next week.

22 days ago

Firewood for sale

Angela from Waiuku

Dry and shed-stored. $100 per m3 plus delivery.

No photo. Just looks like wood.

SOLD OUT SOLD OUT SOLD OUT

Price: $100

22 days ago

Trailer World Value

Margot from Pukekohe

Authentic NZ Trailer manufacturers for construction, farming and lifestyle. We’re experts in trailer leasing, repairs, servicing and parts. Our focus is value for money with exceptional service. Phone us today to discuss your requirements. We are a family owned business proudly manufacturing in … View moreAuthentic NZ Trailer manufacturers for construction, farming and lifestyle. We’re experts in trailer leasing, repairs, servicing and parts. Our focus is value for money with exceptional service. Phone us today to discuss your requirements. We are a family owned business proudly manufacturing in New Zealand for 20 years. NZ Trailers, built for NZ conditions. Phone Paul to discuss on 0800 286966. www.trailerworld.co.nz...

25 days ago

Should Council contract cleaners wait longer for Living Wage?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Hundreds of low-paid cleaners and security staff who work at council-facilities, but through contractors, had hoped they would be paid the Living Wage this year. Should Council budget cuts delay that? Read the story below:

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23 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.

Come join us, where the best makers are made.

Apply now. Start July.
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23 days ago

Visitor Guidance for Counties Manukau Health

The Team from Counties Manukau Health

At Counties Manukau Health, our patients’ health and wellbeing is our number one priority.

That includes making sure they get enough rest.

To enable high-quality care, and for the overall health of our patients, we must balance the needs of our patients and visitors.

To achieve this we … View more
At Counties Manukau Health, our patients’ health and wellbeing is our number one priority.

That includes making sure they get enough rest.

To enable high-quality care, and for the overall health of our patients, we must balance the needs of our patients and visitors.

To achieve this we have introduced flexible visiting. This means:
● One key support person who may visit between 8am – 8pm
● Overnight visiting (8pm – 8am) – compassionate grounds only
● Visiting hours for whaanau are 2pm - 8pm – two visitors per patient
● No children under 16 years – unless approved on compassionate grounds
● Take away food for patients must not be brought onto the premises
● Registration of visitors will occur at hospital entrances

We ask if you are unwell, do not visit.

Haumara te taonga – Keeping our treasures safe.
Check out our full Visiting Guide.
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23 days ago

Open days

Vision Pukekohe

We have Open Days coming up this month for all of our campuses!

Sort out your plans for the rest of your year by coming along to our open days on the 23rd and 25th of June.

Hear about the courses we have on offer, chat with our friendly tutors and find out more about what we can do for you this … View more
We have Open Days coming up this month for all of our campuses!

Sort out your plans for the rest of your year by coming along to our open days on the 23rd and 25th of June.

Hear about the courses we have on offer, chat with our friendly tutors and find out more about what we can do for you this year.

You can enrol on the day or simply feel free to learn more about a particular course.

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