Island Bay, Wellington

28 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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28 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!

29 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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34 days ago

Dog poo

Criddy from Island Bay

On the footpath north end of The Parade. If this is from your dog, PICK IT UP! Not the first time this happened here.

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29 days ago

Patience and support eases lockdown anxiety

Rita Angus Retirement Village

Hear from resident Jenny about how patience and support eases lockdown anxiety at Rita Angus Retirement Village

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29 days ago

HELL Pizza Now Delivering Beer & Wine

HELL Pizza

Your fantasies have become reality.

HELL Pizza, Beer, Wine all in one delivery.

We’ve teamed up with Kiwi business Best Wine Co. to deliver beer from local legends Garage Project and award winning wines from Main Divide to provide you with the ultimate dining experience right to your … View more
Your fantasies have become reality.

HELL Pizza, Beer, Wine all in one delivery.

We’ve teamed up with Kiwi business Best Wine Co. to deliver beer from local legends Garage Project and award winning wines from Main Divide to provide you with the ultimate dining experience right to your lair...

Simply grab some food for delivery before 10pm and you'll have the option of tagging on some cheeky bevvies!

T&Cs apply, customer orders must be 18+ ID verified and receipt signature required before and after purchase

Read more about the ins and outs of booze delivery here .
Find out more

29 days ago

Guinea Pigs Wanted :)

Helen from Island Bay

Hi Neighbours,

We are looking for a couple of female guinea pigs that get along well together. Does anyone know of any? We have tried SPCA, TradeMe and the pet shop. Thank you! :)

39 days ago

Txt-A-Park discontinued 30 June

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Kia ora Pōneke. Just a reminder that Txt-A-Park is being discontinued by the provider, and from 30 June it will no longer be available as a payment option for on-street parking.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
On-street parking customers can still pay for parking at the meter … View more
Kia ora Pōneke. Just a reminder that Txt-A-Park is being discontinued by the provider, and from 30 June it will no longer be available as a payment option for on-street parking.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
On-street parking customers can still pay for parking at the meter using either cash, credit or debit card (including PayWave) or the PayMyPark app.
For more information about parking in Wellington, visit: wellington.govt.nz/parking

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29 days ago

Anne's Family Music Friday morning sessions start again in Island Bay!

Administration Team from Island Bay Presbyterian Church

10am : 18mnths to 4 yrs. Musical Jigglers
11am: under 18months. Musical Dots
88 The Parade, Island Bay. (Presbyterian church)

Fun and stimulating sessions for little ones to enjoy and learn, immersed in music with a wonderful experienced teacher.

Call Anne on 027 243 1540 or Anne's … View more
10am : 18mnths to 4 yrs. Musical Jigglers
11am: under 18months. Musical Dots
88 The Parade, Island Bay. (Presbyterian church)

Fun and stimulating sessions for little ones to enjoy and learn, immersed in music with a wonderful experienced teacher.

Call Anne on 027 243 1540 or Anne's Family Music on Fb.

30 days ago

Broken Fridge Needed!

Matt from Brooklyn

Kia Ora! I am looking for an old fridge to use as an insulated cupboard for brewing beer at home. It doesn't need to be working. I would happily come pick it up and take it off your hands, saving you the hassle and fees of taking it to the tip. Please text Matt on 022 010 4842

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30 days ago

Thorndon's 'Light Catcher' reno

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

No sun in winter? Here's how two architects managed to get sunlight into a stunning south-facing extension.

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42 days ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Wellington!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Wellington, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get … View more
Kia ora Wellington, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇

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