Roseneath, Wellington

8 days ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or … View more
Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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7 days ago

Low-tech solution

The Team from Wellington Water

Sometimes a low-tech tool is the answer.

A blocked stormwater pipe in Titahi Bay led to a CCTV investigation, which identified a blockage about 7 meters from the manhole cover. A water jetter was winched through the pipe and cleared out cans, bottles, Lego blocks and other bits of plastic, but a … View more
Sometimes a low-tech tool is the answer.

A blocked stormwater pipe in Titahi Bay led to a CCTV investigation, which identified a blockage about 7 meters from the manhole cover. A water jetter was winched through the pipe and cleared out cans, bottles, Lego blocks and other bits of plastic, but a tangle of roots seen on the screen wouldn’t budge.

Here we have Servicepersons Grayson (at the back holding the handle) and Tito using a corkscrew extended to 7 meters to clear roots out of the pipe.

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7 days ago

Do you need a retaining wall?

Joshua from Price Smart Landscaping and Gardening

Do you have a slope in your garden that keeps slipping, but don’t want trees on your bank? Retaining walls help to prevent soil erosion, while also offering you a level ground to plant on. If this sounds like a bit of you, look no further than Price Smart Gardening and Landscaping!
For a … View more
Do you have a slope in your garden that keeps slipping, but don’t want trees on your bank? Retaining walls help to prevent soil erosion, while also offering you a level ground to plant on. If this sounds like a bit of you, look no further than Price Smart Gardening and Landscaping!
For a reasonable estimate,
Give us a call at 027 548 9818
or
visit www.pricesmart.co.nz...

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7 days ago

Poll: What do you think of CCTV on private homes?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If … View more
I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If you've got a strong opinion about them, drop me a line and let me know what you think.

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What do you think of CCTV on private homes?
  • 92.5% Yes, they're OK.
    92.5% Complete
  • 4.6% I'm not sure.
    4.6% Complete
  • 2.9% No, they're not OK.
    2.9% Complete
1890 votes
8 days ago

Ryman pioneers certainty

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Ryman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care … View moreRyman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care options. These are just some of the ways we’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.

*Some conditions apply.

Visit our website to find the village that’s right for you.
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8 days ago

Maths in Daily Life

NumberWorks'nWords Kilbirnie

Have you heard your child say "Why do I ever need to know this?" Relating maths to real life can help your child understand the why!

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8 days ago

$15 BOYS 0-18YR HAIRCUTS -TODAY AND EVERY TUESDAY!

Aaron Graham from Hataitai Family Barbers

If your Boys are still sporting their lock down mops bring them in this afternoon for a great deal and a great cut. Boys 0-18 years only $15. We are open till 6.30pm tonight.

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8 days ago

Free ground and venue hire for sport and recreation groups

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Kia ora Pōneke. To help lessen the impact of the Covid-19 on local sports clubs, the use of Wellington City Council facilities will be free for clubs until the end of June 2020, and there will be an extended winter season for sportsfields.
This means no charges for sportsfields, courts or lane … View more
Kia ora Pōneke. To help lessen the impact of the Covid-19 on local sports clubs, the use of Wellington City Council facilities will be free for clubs until the end of June 2020, and there will be an extended winter season for sportsfields.
This means no charges for sportsfields, courts or lane bookings at Council swimming pools, the ASB Sports Centre and outdoor courts – but in pool access charges will apply.
For more information, visit our website: wellington.govt.nz...

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9 days ago

Community Strength & Balance Exercise Classes

Sport Wellington

Stay active and strong with older adult strength and balance classes.

The Community Strength & Balance page on the Sport Wellington website has information about a variety of online and in-person classes which are run by local instructors and designed to help you improve your strength and … View more
Stay active and strong with older adult strength and balance classes.

The Community Strength & Balance page on the Sport Wellington website has information about a variety of online and in-person classes which are run by local instructors and designed to help you improve your strength and balance.

Classes are part of the Live Stronger for Longer movement which aims to help people remain healthy, active and independent as they age and include Tai Chi, Pilates, seated exercise and more.

They are available for anyone to try so give one a go today!
Find out more

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9 days ago

Sludge trucking ends as first stage of Mt Albert repair successfully completed

The Team from Wellington Water

We are excited to announce that the first liner in the Mt Albert sludge pipes has been successfully tested and is now operational – which means we’ve been able to take bring the sludge trucks operation to an end.
There will be the odd truck passing through over the coming week or so as the … View more
We are excited to announce that the first liner in the Mt Albert sludge pipes has been successfully tested and is now operational – which means we’ve been able to take bring the sludge trucks operation to an end.
There will be the odd truck passing through over the coming week or so as the sludge tanks at Moa Point are cleared, but the 24/7 operation is over.
We want to thank the impacted residents for your patience and resilience in putting up with the trucks traveling past your houses every day through what has been an extraordinary time – possibly made more trying by the restrictions of Covid-19 and the fact everyone was at home more than usual.

We also want to acknowledge the efforts of the truck drivers who have worked tirelessly to keep sludge out of Cook Strait. And we’d like to thank the council and community leaders who have ensured community interests were kept foremost throughout a particularly difficult time for the city.

The second Mt Albert pipe lining operation is under way. Once complete, in three weeks or so, this will restore full redundancy in the event of failure. If there’s an emergency before then, we may need to re-start the trucking operation. However, lining the full length of this critical Mt Albert section of the sludge pipe minimises the risk of the pipe failing again until a longer term solution for sludge management is developed.

9 days ago

Garden Consultation $390 .....Advice, Design Tips and Plant List!

Manager from Ingrid Gotlieb Landscape Design + Consultancy

The Garden Consultation service I offer makes transforming your garden straightforward. The plants recommended grow quickly and without any fuss. Wellington sites are varied in soil quality and exposure to wind. With plenty of local knowledge and experience I can specify plants that will flourish … View moreThe Garden Consultation service I offer makes transforming your garden straightforward. The plants recommended grow quickly and without any fuss. Wellington sites are varied in soil quality and exposure to wind. With plenty of local knowledge and experience I can specify plants that will flourish on your site. Winter is a great time to plant and get your garden sorted for Spring!

9 days ago

Inside New Zealand's hidden cave hotels

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

From Waikato to the Bay of Islands, we reveal three subterranean secret spots you can escape to #backyourbackyard

10 days ago

WIN some me time

Hannah from me time massage

Book a massage before 30th June and go in the draw for another one!

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10 days ago

13 Glass Preserving Jars - 9 large, 4 small

Wilbert from Mount Victoria

Make an offer, buyer pick up.

Negotiable

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11 days ago

Over 65? We want to hear from you!

The Team from ACC New Zealand

We are looking for feedback from Neighbourly members throughout New Zealand on their health and wellbeing - and whether they saw our recent programme with TVNZ, Healthy For Life.

We'd love you to take our survey. It'll only take a couple of minutes.
Take the survey

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