Karori, Wellington

16 days ago

Looking for help to get your home holiday ready?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, with summer and the festive season just around the corner, it's a great time to spruce up your home or give it a seasonal makeover. And if you're stuck for ideas, we can help!

Resene's colour and technical experts will be joining us on Homed from 7pm tonight (Weds … View more
Hey neighbours, with summer and the festive season just around the corner, it's a great time to spruce up your home or give it a seasonal makeover. And if you're stuck for ideas, we can help!

Resene's colour and technical experts will be joining us on Homed from 7pm tonight (Weds 20 Nov) to answer any questions you have about colour trends, decorating ideas, and the best way to get a perfect finish. Click here to submit your question now, then join us on Homed from 7pm to get some answers. See you then :)

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16 days ago

Poll: What do you think is the common reason Kiwis fail their driving test?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

There is one common reason that is accounting for one-quarter of all immediate failures of driving tests - out of the options below, what do you think is the common reason Kiwis don't pass the test? Vote in our poll.

Find out the answer here.

What do you think is the common reason Kiwis fail their driving test?
  • 24.3% Failing to giveway
    24.3% Complete
  • 15.3% Travelling above the speed limit
    15.3% Complete
  • 21.2% Not stopping at stop sign
    21.2% Complete
  • 39.3% Not checking blind spots/mirrors
    39.3% Complete
1177 votes
16 days ago

Do you read with your child?

NumberWorks'nWords Karori

It can have positive long term effects, including:⠀
-Supported cognitive development. ⠀
-Improved language skills.⠀
-Prepared for academic success. ⠀
-A special bond with your child. ⠀
-Increased concentration and discipline. ⠀
-Improved imagination and creativity.⠀

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16 days ago

How to be more Neighbourly...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Being Neighbourly is a lot more than just signing up to the website. It’s about taking the next step and being helpful and friendly to those around you. There are loads of different ways to be Neighbourly - here are a few suggestions from us.

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30 days ago

Poll: How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

About 1000 deaths, thousands of injuries and extensive destruction from Wellington up the east coast of the North Island - this will be the result of a tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake in the Hikurangi subduction zone under a scenario presented by GNS Science.
The scenario, in a report … View more
About 1000 deaths, thousands of injuries and extensive destruction from Wellington up the east coast of the North Island - this will be the result of a tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake in the Hikurangi subduction zone under a scenario presented by GNS Science.
The scenario, in a report prepared for the purpose of developing a response plan, is considered serious and credible, but comes with the obvious caveat that there is no way of telling what any earthquake or tsunami would look like. How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?

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How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?
  • 13.4% I'm fully prepared
    13.4% Complete
  • 51.5% I'm kind of prepared
    51.5% Complete
  • 27.5% I'm not prepared at all
    27.5% Complete
  • 7.6% I don't care
    7.6% Complete
844 votes
17 days ago

Willis St and Dixon St - sewer leak

The Team from Wellington Water

We currently have stop go traffic management in place on the intersection of Willis St and Dixon St, due to a leak in a pressurised sewer. We are looking at the best way to excavate and repair this leak safely, and will keep you updated on any traffic management changes.

As a precaution we have … View more
We currently have stop go traffic management in place on the intersection of Willis St and Dixon St, due to a leak in a pressurised sewer. We are looking at the best way to excavate and repair this leak safely, and will keep you updated on any traffic management changes.

As a precaution we have put up signs at Wellington Harbour advising people not to swim due to possible contamination. We are carrying out testing in the Harbour and will advise of the results.

17 days ago

A Very Welly Christmas

The Team from Wellington City Council

Christmas is a time to be thoughtful and share kindness with each other.
Look out for Hospi the lion and the Wellington Hospitals Foundation at A Very Welly Christmas 2019. They'll be at their Hospi Clinic raising funds for Wellington Children's Hospital.
There will also be a Tree of … View more
Christmas is a time to be thoughtful and share kindness with each other.
Look out for Hospi the lion and the Wellington Hospitals Foundation at A Very Welly Christmas 2019. They'll be at their Hospi Clinic raising funds for Wellington Children's Hospital.
There will also be a Tree of Memories where you add a ribbon and make a donation to Heart Kids Wellington.
Meri Kirihimete Wellington.
#WellyXmas2019
averywellychristmas.co.nz/

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17 days ago

Improve your driving skills with this free workshop for over 65s

Jacqui Eyley from Age Concern Wellington

Register for our free Staying Safe driving workshop this Thursday 19th November in Wakefield Street to find out how you can improve your driving skills and stay safe on the roads for longer.

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17 days ago

A Very Welly Christmas - Schedule of events

The Team from Wellington City Council

A Very Welly Christmas is on this Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 of November, and yule love what we have planned!
The full schedule is now available on the website so head to bit.ly... to get in the "noel".
#AVeryWellyChristmas2019

18 days ago

Koala Single Foam Mattress

Greg from Karori

This is a Koala brand foam mattress, single size, in great condition. It was purchased less than two years ago, and used in house without smokers or pets. A mattress protector was also used. These mattresses are no longer available in New Zealand. They retail in Australia for A$750.

So more … View more
This is a Koala brand foam mattress, single size, in great condition. It was purchased less than two years ago, and used in house without smokers or pets. A mattress protector was also used. These mattresses are no longer available in New Zealand. They retail in Australia for A$750.

So more information about the mattress: au.koala.com...

This mattress in quite similar to the Ecosa brand mattresses available in New Zealand that retail for $850.

It is being sold as it is surplus to requirement since a bigger bed has been purchased.

Price: $400

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18 days ago

Pin-up style dress

Greer from Karori

Lovely polka dot halterneck, tag says size 12 but would probably also work for a 10 (slim fit but has stretch).

Pick up karori, or $7.50 shipping :)

Price: $10

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18 days ago

Countdown tiles full board set an overlocker

Fee from Karori

Countdown tiles full board set $50 and overlocker $120 sorry carnt help out with any questions don't no much about them but it deffently goes.

18 days ago

Kiwi Business Awards

John Barry from Capital Personalised Tours

Hi all - Capital Personalised Tours your local friendly Wellington Tour Operator has been nominated for the Web Genius Kiwi Business Heroes Awards. Voting closes at the end of this week. Please go to www.kiwibusinessheroes.co.nz... to show your support cheers John

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18 days ago

A special time needs a special timetable.

Community Engagement Advisor from Metlink: On Our Way

In town over Christmas? So are we. We’ll be running special timetables on buses, trains and ferries from Monday 23 December to Sunday 5 January, so please double-check before you travel. Your normal weekday services will resume on Monday 6 January.

If you’re travelling by bus or train to visit… View more
In town over Christmas? So are we. We’ll be running special timetables on buses, trains and ferries from Monday 23 December to Sunday 5 January, so please double-check before you travel. Your normal weekday services will resume on Monday 6 January.

If you’re travelling by bus or train to visit family and friends on Christmas Day, you can ride FREE.

Thanks for travelling with us throughout the year. For details visit metlink.org.nz or call 0800 801 700.

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