Johnsonville, Wellington

1 hour ago

Soft plastic recycling bins are back

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.

The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.

It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to … View more
Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.

The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.

It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to recycle, and what's just rubbish.

To read more, click here.

Here's what you can and can't put in soft plastic recycling bins.

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3 hours ago

What are your best edible crops for pots and small spaces?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and … View moreOur gardens are getting smaller, so NZ Gardener wants to come up with some suggestions for edible crops that do well in pots and small spaces! Suggest the crops that have done well for you (ideally specify a variety) and tell other keen gardeners how you grew them, how they performed for you, and any practical advice you would pass on to ensure a great result with that crop, and any secret tips you are prepared to pass on! If your tip is used in the magazine, you'll receive a free copy... And of course the glory of being in New Zealand's favourite gardening magazine! Click on the link to send us your best tips.

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3 hours ago

Wellington's mayoral race: Who's getting your vote?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Spats over big projects from transport to convention centres dominated a mayoral debate between five contenders for Wellington's top job.
On stage at Rutherford House on Monday night were Conor Hill, Jenny Condie, Andy Foster, Diane Calvert and incumbent Mayor Justin Lester - candidates who … View more
Spats over big projects from transport to convention centres dominated a mayoral debate between five contenders for Wellington's top job.
On stage at Rutherford House on Monday night were Conor Hill, Jenny Condie, Andy Foster, Diane Calvert and incumbent Mayor Justin Lester - candidates who have built up enough of a campaign machine since nominations opened to give them a shot at the council's top elected position.

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10 hours ago

Leather Laptop Bag - Lenovo

Dilina from Tawa

Nearly new condition spacious Leather Laptop Bag .ThinkPad-Lenovo Brand Pick up Tawa or Wellington CBD
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12 hours ago

Let’s Walk for Dementia Wellington!

Alzheimers NZ

Dementia affects us in more ways than one, and more of us than we realise.

That’s why this September, thousands of Kiwis will joining Memory Walks to show their support for all those living with dementia.

Will you join us this World Alzheimers Month?

Where: Midland Park in the city
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Dementia affects us in more ways than one, and more of us than we realise.

That’s why this September, thousands of Kiwis will joining Memory Walks to show their support for all those living with dementia.

Will you join us this World Alzheimers Month?

Where: Midland Park in the city
When: 12.30pm Wednesday 25th September

Register today at alzheimers.org.nz
Let’s make dementia top of mind.
Register now

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12 hours ago

Thank you Wattie's

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

We want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around … View moreWe want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around Aotearoa.

Wattie’s generously donated a further 25,000 cans taking the total number collected to over 56,000 cans.

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17 hours ago

Local Body Elections “Meet the Candidates” meeting - Wellington Mayor

Graeme Sawyer from JCA - Johnsonville Community Association Inc

Johnsonville Community Association
in collaboration with Johnsonville Uniting Church

Local Body Elections “Meet the Candidates”
Wellington Mayor
on Monday 16 September 2019 at 7:30pm
in the Johnsonville Community Centre Hall
Please arrive at 7:15 pm for a 7:30 pm start.

21 hours ago

New blog post: Neighbourly in the news!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in … View moreWe love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.

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1 day ago

🚰 WATER SHUTDOWN 🚰

The Team from Wellington Water

As part of our watermain renewal project in Duncan Street, Tawa, we will be interrupting water supply for a short time.

This is scheduled to take place tomorrow from 9:00am to 1.00pm.

The water will be back on as soon as possible, but we recommend you fill up some containers with water before the… View more
As part of our watermain renewal project in Duncan Street, Tawa, we will be interrupting water supply for a short time.

This is scheduled to take place tomorrow from 9:00am to 1.00pm.

The water will be back on as soon as possible, but we recommend you fill up some containers with water before the time above and avoid running your dishwasher, washing machine or any appliances that use water. It is best not to use water from your hot water cylinder either as the cylinder may get damaged if the water level gets too low.


When the water supply is turned back on, it’s a good idea to open a cold tap slowly and let it run for a minute or so to clear any air bubbles that may have entered the system. Air can cause the water to turn a milky colour, but this won’t affect the taste and should clear quickly.

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2 days ago

Fireworks petition

Liam from Tawa

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Sign the petition and SHARE it Around

1 day ago

Cybex Baby Frontpack Carrier

Nick from Tawa

Great condition Cybex baby frontpack carrier. So easy to put on, with plenty of adjustable bits to fit you and baby. Has excellent head support for bubs and is comfortable to wear.

Price: $25

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1 day ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 66.3% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    66.3% Complete
  • 25.3% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    25.3% Complete
  • 8.5% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.5% Complete
1286 votes
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