Khandallah, 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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4 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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4 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.

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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22 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.

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
1 day ago

Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimers NZ

Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends … View more
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?

September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?

Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.

Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.
Learn More

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1 day ago

Size 8 merino 1/4 zip pullover top never used

Caitlin from Wadestown

Size 8 merino 1/4 zip pullover top, never worn. It's a very small size 8, hence selling it on as it's too small for me. 64cm long, approx 66cm around the waist.

PM if interested please, pickup Wadestown.

Price: $20

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1 day ago

Free stuff to give away!

Caitlin from Wadestown

Hi neighbours, I'm having a clear out and hoping someone will find these items useful since I no longer have use for them. Photos attached

3 x rolls of Par Avion International Airmail stickers (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)
An opened packet of visiting cards - approximately 30-40 left, I haven't… View more
Hi neighbours, I'm having a clear out and hoping someone will find these items useful since I no longer have use for them. Photos attached

3 x rolls of Par Avion International Airmail stickers (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)
An opened packet of visiting cards - approximately 30-40 left, I haven't counted the exact amount.
Opened packet of small plastic teaspoons (only a couple used).
Variety of size of resealable plastic bags, unsure of quantity. (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)
10 x Hobbit movie postcards including prepaid postage from New Zealand to anywhere in the world. 6 different designs, 4 with 2 of the cards, 2 with 1 of the cards.
Colosseum 3D puzzle, unopened. (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)
Variety of postcards, some birthday based ones and some assorted ones, approx 85 in total (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)
Two small boxes, good for storing postcards/small items - Maps of the World box is quite worn and the other one is basically unused (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)
Pack of 7 coloured key tags (TAKEN PENDING PICKUP)

Please PM if interested (and what item/s you're interested in), first in first served.

Pickup in Wadestown thanks.

Free

7 days ago

Keen for a job

Tamlyn from Johnsonville

Extremely keen for a job still, interested to do things like dog walking, house cleaning and babysitting. I am 14 but very enthusiastic and responsible. Pls pm me!

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