Tawa, Wellington

15 hours ago

Do you feel unsafe after dark?

The Team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi, my name is Josephine. I'm looking to speak with women about feeling unsafe after dark. Do you change your behaviour or avoid certain areas at night? Have you got a story to share about this?

If you'd be willing to talk to a reporter, then please email josephine.franks@stuff.co.nz.… View more
Hi, my name is Josephine. I'm looking to speak with women about feeling unsafe after dark. Do you change your behaviour or avoid certain areas at night? Have you got a story to share about this?

If you'd be willing to talk to a reporter, then please email josephine.franks@stuff.co.nz. I look forward to hearing from you.

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11 hours ago

WATCH: How Mr & Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

The Team from Play Stuff

Play Stuff Short Doco: When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara. Watch now

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1 day ago

What would you like to see happen in Wellington over the next ten years?

Ruby Macandrew Reporter from Dominion Post

Hey Wellington neighbours! When polled, the majority of you (39 per cent) told us you thought the city had regressed in the past decade. We're keen to know why and what you would like to see happen to get Wellington back on track. Let us know in the comments below. (Please mark comments not … View moreHey Wellington neighbours! When polled, the majority of you (39 per cent) told us you thought the city had regressed in the past decade. We're keen to know why and what you would like to see happen to get Wellington back on track. Let us know in the comments below. (Please mark comments not for print with 'NFP')

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10 hours ago

Trains suspended on all lines - Are you affected?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

All train services in and out of Wellington are suspended due to a nationwide signalling issue.

Services on the Hutt Valley line, four Kāpiti line services, two Melling Line services and two Johnsonville line services have been cancelled.

A statement from Metlink said "we have no … View more
All train services in and out of Wellington are suspended due to a nationwide signalling issue.

Services on the Hutt Valley line, four Kāpiti line services, two Melling Line services and two Johnsonville line services have been cancelled.

A statement from Metlink said "we have no estimated time for restoration at this stage". Keep up to date here.

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1 day ago

Swing Club Ukulele Music Group

Lynn from Churton Park

Swing Club is a ukulele, guitar and percussion group that plays Countyr rock, blues, jazz standards, and upbeat swing songs.
Every Wednesday night 7-9pm at the Johnsonville Community Centre.
$3 per session...song books provided
Everyone Welcome

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3 days 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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5 hours ago

ON HOLD PENDING PICK UP - FREE Bookcase - Pick Up Churton Park

Jackie from Churton Park

FREE Bookcase - Pick Up Churton Park this weekend, ideally Saturday afternoon or Sunday

1178mm high
600mm wide (outside) / 570mm (inside)
290mm deep

Has been secured to the wall so have brackets attached to the top.
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FREE Bookcase - Pick Up Churton Park this weekend, ideally Saturday afternoon or Sunday

1178mm high
600mm wide (outside) / 570mm (inside)
290mm deep

Has been secured to the wall so have brackets attached to the top.

Two fixed shelves, two adjustable shelves.

Second hand item in as is where is condition.

Free

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6 hours ago

Hippo plush toy for sale

Hayden from Johnsonville

Hi everyone,
My little sister has this cute hippo plush toy that she no longer plays with that she would like to sell to earn pocket money for a camp early next year. It is in near new condition.

The hippo is about 25 cm high and wide.

Please PM me or email me at haydenthemonkey@gmail.com … View more
Hi everyone,
My little sister has this cute hippo plush toy that she no longer plays with that she would like to sell to earn pocket money for a camp early next year. It is in near new condition.

The hippo is about 25 cm high and wide.

Please PM me or email me at haydenthemonkey@gmail.com for more information.

Price: $20

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6 hours ago

Flax plants for sale

Hayden from Johnsonville

Hi everyone, my sister and I have lots of flax plants we are looking to sell off. They are currently young but will grow up to roughly 1 metre tall and are perfect for landscaping, lining driveways, etc. $5 for each plant.

We have three varieties available:
- Phormium dark delight
- Phormium … View more
Hi everyone, my sister and I have lots of flax plants we are looking to sell off. They are currently young but will grow up to roughly 1 metre tall and are perfect for landscaping, lining driveways, etc. $5 for each plant.

We have three varieties available:
- Phormium dark delight
- Phormium pink ribbon (All these have sold)
- Phormium yellow wave

Please message me or email me at haydenthemonkey@gmail.com for more information. Many thanks, Hayden.

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6 hours ago

Spare tomato seedlings wanted

Hayden from Johnsonville

Hi everyone,
I'm just wondering if anyone has some spare tomato seedlings could have cheap or free. None of my seeds this year seem to have germinated and my little sister really loves fresh tomatos straight from the garden.
Many thanks,
Hayden.

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12 hours ago

We Are One with the Jewish Community

The team from Churton Park Community Centre

Friday 27 September, from 7 - 9 pm at Churton Park Community Centre
Come and join us in the fifth Multi-Faith Series event, where you can engage and begin to understand some of the core values that underpin different religions, traditions, and cultures that are represented in your community.

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Friday 27 September, from 7 - 9 pm at Churton Park Community Centre
Come and join us in the fifth Multi-Faith Series event, where you can engage and begin to understand some of the core values that underpin different religions, traditions, and cultures that are represented in your community.

We will focus on Judaism traditions and celebrations and how to understand and engage effectively with the Jewish Community.

Light Dinner will be served.



Limited places - booking is essential, Please contact Mai Mostafa on cpcc@wcc.govt.nz or 048304802 to book your place!

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10 hours ago

Lets Go Lego

Community Centre Advocate from Tawa Community Centre

Come along and have some fun with lego. Wednesday 2 October from 10am-12noon. Children must be accompanied by an adult and it is 5+.

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10 hours ago

Seniors Week Movie

Community Centre Advocate from Tawa Community Centre

Monday 14 October, to celebrate Seniors Week, we are hosting a surprise movie here at the centre. Come into the Boardroom at 10am for a 10.30am start. See you there.

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12 hours ago

Special Jewellery Party

The team from Churton Park Community Centre

From Broken to Beautiful!
Saturday 12 October, from 1 pm - 3 pm at Churton Park Community Centre
Jewellery Parties empower rescued girls with fair wages and safe employment. join us to learn more about Child Rescue and purchase beautiful jewellery handmade by rescued girls.



there will be … View more
From Broken to Beautiful!
Saturday 12 October, from 1 pm - 3 pm at Churton Park Community Centre
Jewellery Parties empower rescued girls with fair wages and safe employment. join us to learn more about Child Rescue and purchase beautiful jewellery handmade by rescued girls.



there will be handmade jewellery and Christmas decorations our girls have made available for purchase. A special international speaker will be sharing her front line experience with these precious girls.

So Come and check out this beautiful jewellery and support this amazing cause!

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12 hours ago

Free Coding Activities for kids with FunCoding

The team from Churton Park Community Centre

FunCoding is committed to the Wellington Youth Programming Enlightenment. We believe that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. FunCoding will host a free coding activity this Saturday afternoon. If your kids are over 7 years old and curious with … View moreFunCoding is committed to the Wellington Youth Programming Enlightenment. We believe that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. FunCoding will host a free coding activity this Saturday afternoon. If your kids are over 7 years old and curious with coding, come and join us! Let us see what amazing stuff they could create!
Time: 1 pm – 2 pm, 21st, September
Content: Blocks Coding Game

Contact: contact@funcoding.co.nz

Website: funcoding.co.nz...

Note: This lesson is suitable for 7+ years old kids. If your kids are already familiar with Blocks Coding Game, such as Scratch, we will host free Python class soon.

Please bring your own laptop. Free WIFI provided.

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13 hours ago

Tawa Recreation Centre Basketball Clinics Term 4

Staff from Tawa Pool and Recreation Centre

Starting Thursday 17 October.  Registrations are open now.  Contact us at tawa.rec@wcc.govt.nz.  Spaces are limited.

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