Island Bay, Wellington

27 days ago

Luxury for less

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Luxury lodges, usually full of overseas tourists and facing the off-peak winter season are slashing prices as much as 60 per cent, making a night at these lodges a little more accessible.

28 days ago

Would you dare?

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

It's a cross between a fighter jet and torpedo - that looks like a shark - and this Queenstown ride has been discounted to encourage more Kiwis to travel.

25 days ago

Thanks for Supporting Local New Zealand!

Support Local from Neighbourly Nz

Over 450 New Zealand businesses have now downloaded Support Local Shop Local posters, stickers and signs! Have you spotted one in your neighbourhood yet?

If you're a small business owner, make sure you help tell your local story by checking out the brilliant toolkits at support-local.nzView more
Over 450 New Zealand businesses have now downloaded Support Local Shop Local posters, stickers and signs! Have you spotted one in your neighbourhood yet?

If you're a small business owner, make sure you help tell your local story by checking out the brilliant toolkits at support-local.nz created by our mates at Stanley Street (they're local too!)
Find out more

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32 days ago

Fairer system for rent setting

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

We’re proposing a fairer system for setting Council tenant's rent and we’d love to know what you think!
Visit www.letstalk.wellington.govt.nz... for more information and to have your say.
Consultation is open from Tuesday 2 June – Tuesday 30 June 2020.

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26 days ago

Face masks for $10 each or pack of 5 $25

Melissa from Kingston

Hello Wellingtonians! I have sewn my own face masks to sell. Wear it when its a cold day to keep warm or to protect others from getting sick. I have sizes medium and large available. Also, colours and designs vary so message me and I'll see what I can do for you :)

Price: $10

28 days ago

Garage sale

Joanne from Island Bay

We still have lots more items to dispose of. Tools, camping equipment, directors chairs, kitchen utensils, electric frypan, waffle maker, linen, bean bags, oil heaters, coffee machine, Rubberwood dining table, dvd's, printers (in working order) etc.
Address: 21 Witham St, Island Bay. From 9.30… View more
We still have lots more items to dispose of. Tools, camping equipment, directors chairs, kitchen utensils, electric frypan, waffle maker, linen, bean bags, oil heaters, coffee machine, Rubberwood dining table, dvd's, printers (in working order) etc.
Address: 21 Witham St, Island Bay. From 9.30 until 12 midday. Saturday June 13th.

34 days ago

Greenacres

Tracey from Kilbirnie

I don't think I am the only one being shafted for not paying franchise fees during Level 4 lockdown. If you are you really need to do something about it. How can they do this at this time - it is absolutely wrong. I have not had a job from them for 4 years. Why should we!

27 days ago

Do you need Regular Gardening Maintenance or Landscaping?

Joshua from Price Smart Landscaping and Gardening

It can be surprisingly easy to let our gardens get away from us. Whether you have a busy schedule or other hobbies that take priority, gardens are known to grow out of control very quickly.
We work within your budget to ensure your weeds stay under control, your plants grow only where they’re … View more
It can be surprisingly easy to let our gardens get away from us. Whether you have a busy schedule or other hobbies that take priority, gardens are known to grow out of control very quickly.
We work within your budget to ensure your weeds stay under control, your plants grow only where they’re allowed to, and take care of anything else in your garden that needs taking care of.

For a reasonable estimate,
Give us a call at 027 548 9818
Or
Visit www.pricesmart.co.nz...

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27 days ago

How to create a happy and healthy home for less

The Warehouse

Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, … View more
Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, more comfortable and easier to heat.
Find out more

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27 days ago

Next issue of Get Growing ezine - coming soon!

The Team Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hi everyone, the next issue of Get Growing will be released early next week, so keep your eyes peeled! In the meantime you can read all previous editions here, so dig in and enjoy!

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27 days ago

Free swimming during off-peak times

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

In celebration of Alert Level 1, we are offering free swimming during off-peak times across all five pools from 15 June – 30 June!
This means:
-Free lane swimming Monday to Friday,10am – 2pm at Karori, Freyberg, Tawa, Keith Spry Pools, Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre (WRAC).
-Free … View more
In celebration of Alert Level 1, we are offering free swimming during off-peak times across all five pools from 15 June – 30 June!
This means:
-Free lane swimming Monday to Friday,10am – 2pm at Karori, Freyberg, Tawa, Keith Spry Pools, Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre (WRAC).
-Free recreational swimming Saturday to Sunday, 2pm – 7pm at Karori, WRAC, Tawa, & Keith Spry Pools (excludes Freyberg Pool which is open for lane swimming only).
For more info, you can visit – wellington.govt.nz...

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28 days ago

Date of garage sale

Joanne from Island Bay

Oops. Forgot to put the date. It’s tomorrow morning- the 13th June.

28 days ago

Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

In a year that has been full of challenges and triumphs it is time to acknowledge those people amongst us who have made a difference in our community.
The Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards (APW's) are one of the ways the Council can celebrate those Wellingtonians who have made … View more
In a year that has been full of challenges and triumphs it is time to acknowledge those people amongst us who have made a difference in our community.
The Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian Awards (APW's) are one of the ways the Council can celebrate those Wellingtonians who have made outstanding contributions to our city and our people.
Nominations are now open and close on 20 July.
To nominate someone, follow the link below or email Maddie.Murphy-Harris@wcc.govt.nz.
Help us celebrate the amazing people in our community!
wellington.govt.nz/about-wellington/absolutely-positively-wellingtonian-awards

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28 days ago

Garden Advice Service.....Design Tips and Plant List

Manager from Ingrid Gotlieb Landscape Design + Consultancy

Needing advice on what to plant and how to organise your garden spaces? A Garden Consultation from Landscape Designer Ingrid Gotlieb is available (fee $390). Cut out the hard work and get simple tips to reinvigorate your garden! Includes a visit to your garden, a written report and plant list. … View moreNeeding advice on what to plant and how to organise your garden spaces? A Garden Consultation from Landscape Designer Ingrid Gotlieb is available (fee $390). Cut out the hard work and get simple tips to reinvigorate your garden! Includes a visit to your garden, a written report and plant list. Contact: ingridgotlieb@gmail.com

With winter here it is good to get outside in that fresh air and trim branches encroaching on paths. Your garden will feel more spacious and give you an instant result!

28 days ago

Creative ideas for using wallpaper

The Team from Resene ColorShop Basin Reserve

Use colourful wallpaper to update a tired old piece of furniture easily!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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