Whakatane District, Whakatane

28 days ago

Are you a Kapa Haka?

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Develop your knowledge of Māori performing arts

Ngā Mana Whakairo a Toi, our Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts degree provides quality training for kaihaka who aim to work in teaching, cultural tourism, media and a range of other mediums to enhance Māori performing art tutor development and … View more
Develop your knowledge of Māori performing arts

Ngā Mana Whakairo a Toi, our Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts degree provides quality training for kaihaka who aim to work in teaching, cultural tourism, media and a range of other mediums to enhance Māori performing art tutor development and to provide pathways into the fields of Māori development and business initiatives. Enrol as a group and with our support, teaching and learning can be made available in your own rohe!

Image: Te Kapa Haka o Te Iti Kahurangi by Rawhitiroa Photography
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29 days ago

Ryman pioneers a new way of living

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Offering a peek behind the curtain, Ryman have released behind the scenes footage from their recent film. Showcasing their passion for life, Ryman residents from New Zealand and Australia feature in the film. Let’s meet the stars.

“If I hear music, I just want to dance – body seems to just… View more
Offering a peek behind the curtain, Ryman have released behind the scenes footage from their recent film. Showcasing their passion for life, Ryman residents from New Zealand and Australia feature in the film. Let’s meet the stars.

“If I hear music, I just want to dance – body seems to just move!” says dancer Audrey, 84. Poet Brian, 86, says “Poetry helps me to question and understand the meaning of life”, followed by a witty “– haven’t worked out what it means yet”.

As their residents blaze their own trails, Ryman matches that pioneering spirit. “Ryman villages offer living choices to suit everyone so that you can live the way you want.
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29 days ago

help moving

Jane from Whakatane District

we need a big truck and help to move my son, his wife and 3 small sons from Reparoa to Taranaki on 9th April. this will be a very organized shift, but it needs an extra man to help load and unload the truck. Does anyone have any suggestions please? Thanks so much

29 days ago

Have micro-credentials helped you get ahead?

Josephine Franks Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Gone are the days of getting one qualification out of school to see you through your working life. Now, upskilling, online courses and on-the-job training are all part of making your way up the career ladder. 

We want to talk to people who have completed micro-credentials, bitesize qualifications… View more
Gone are the days of getting one qualification out of school to see you through your working life. Now, upskilling, online courses and on-the-job training are all part of making your way up the career ladder. 

We want to talk to people who have completed micro-credentials, bitesize qualifications for specific skills. 

Perhaps you've pieced together a full qualification by doing online courses, or maybe you've taken a workshop rather than investing in a six-month course. We'd love to hear from you - email josephine.franks@stuff.co.nz

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30 days ago

We want to floor you Whakatane!

Carpet Court

Looking for that new opportunity? Love interiors?

We provide our customers with Gold Award Winning Service alongside the world’s best flooring products, including Rhino, Cavalier Bremworth, Godfrey Hirst and Feltex.

Come and join the largest flooring retailer and installer in New Zealand. … View more
Looking for that new opportunity? Love interiors?

We provide our customers with Gold Award Winning Service alongside the world’s best flooring products, including Rhino, Cavalier Bremworth, Godfrey Hirst and Feltex.

Come and join the largest flooring retailer and installer in New Zealand. We are actively seeking a Franchise Partner for a new Carpet Court store in Whakatane.

If you’re interested in knowing more, call
Colin Jones 0274 534876
Head of Sales and Partnerships - Carpet Court NZ
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33 days ago

*WIN* a double movie pass to see Military Wives

AMI Insurance

AMI is giving away 10 double passes to see Military Wives, which hits cinemas on Thursday 12th March 2020. Simply “Like” or “Thank” this post and you’re in the draw. Entries close Sunday 14th March 2020. Ts&Cs apply.

Inspired by a true-life global phenomenon, Military … View more
AMI is giving away 10 double passes to see Military Wives, which hits cinemas on Thursday 12th March 2020. Simply “Like” or “Thank” this post and you’re in the draw. Entries close Sunday 14th March 2020. Ts&Cs apply.

Inspired by a true-life global phenomenon, Military Wives portrays ordinary women in unbelievably testing circumstances, who find courage in the cathartic power of singing together. The luminous cast belts out pop hits and rock anthems, empowering everyone to overcome their fears together.

Check out the trailer.
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33 days ago

Decorate in style and save

Resene

Get decorating and $ave with 25% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primers, sealers, wallpapers, decorating accessories and cleaning products!

Come in and see us and get all the advice you need for your projects. Whether you need help choosing colours, deciding which products to use, or … View more
Get decorating and $ave with 25% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primers, sealers, wallpapers, decorating accessories and cleaning products!

Come in and see us and get all the advice you need for your projects. Whether you need help choosing colours, deciding which products to use, or what prep is required, Resene staff can help you every step of the way.

Resene products are designed and made in NZ and have been since Resene started in Wellington over 70 years ago.

Come in and get inspired to make the most of your home.
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33 days ago

Only 3 weeks to go until Neighbours Day Aotearoa kicks off!

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

One way to take part is by joining or setting up a Neighbourhood Support group on your street.

Our Coordinator at Hastings District Council recently sent us this snap from a get together with residents from a new suburb who are keen to get Neighbourhood Support up and running.

To gauge interest, … View more
One way to take part is by joining or setting up a Neighbourhood Support group on your street.

Our Coordinator at Hastings District Council recently sent us this snap from a get together with residents from a new suburb who are keen to get Neighbourhood Support up and running.

To gauge interest, he hosted a free barbecue at a park with the support of their local New Zealand Police to bring neighbours together to discuss setting it up. Every group is different in how it chooses to operate. Our policy is whatever works best for your area!

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33 days ago

Create a pet basket

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whakatane

Give an old laundry basket new purpose by upcycling it into a cute and quirky pet basket.

Use this as a family project and get young and old involved with their favourite Resene testpot colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

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Give an old laundry basket new purpose by upcycling it into a cute and quirky pet basket.

Use this as a family project and get young and old involved with their favourite Resene testpot colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create your own.

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34 days ago

👐🏻 Practising river safety using team work, finding support in each other.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

All of our programmes have a focus on team-building, learning to work through challenges with others.

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35 days ago

Poll: Social media and coronavirus

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

There is an overwhelming about of information about coronavirus available to us, but which source is the most credible? The Sunday Star-Times is keen to hear about the information you're seeing on social media and how much you trust it. Vote in the poll below, and feel free to email us with … View moreThere is an overwhelming about of information about coronavirus available to us, but which source is the most credible? The Sunday Star-Times is keen to hear about the information you're seeing on social media and how much you trust it. Vote in the poll below, and feel free to email us with any examples of misinformation: kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz. Our question for you: Do you trust what your friends and family are sharing/saying about coronavirus on social media?

Social media and coronavirus
  • 7.4% Yes
    7.4% Complete
  • 52.3% No
    52.3% Complete
  • 40.3% Sometimes
    40.3% Complete
961 votes
36 days ago

First 30 Days Free

Triton Hearing

Triton Hearing is making it easy and affordable for you to enjoy our best hearing technology on a simple, monthly subscription. We call this Pay As You Hear, and it’s a bit of a breakthrough.

Get the world’s best hearing technology on a simple, monthly subscription from $5/Day.
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36 days ago

Celebrate Community - March 1st to 31st 🥳🎉

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This month is all about bringing your community together and having a great time! We want March to be all about celebrating the connections we have while making new ones along the way. As we all know, what makes a neighbourhood great isn’t the houses and cars, gardens and streets - it’s the … View moreThis month is all about bringing your community together and having a great time! We want March to be all about celebrating the connections we have while making new ones along the way. As we all know, what makes a neighbourhood great isn’t the houses and cars, gardens and streets - it’s the people who share their presence and aroha with each other.

A wonderful way to take part is to participate in Neighbours Day Aotearoa which takes place from 27 March - 5 April. This year’s theme is ‘Small Things Make a Big Difference’ - we couldn’t agree more!

Let us know how you’re celebrating by email or tag us online and include the following hashtag:

#NSNZcelebratecommunity

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50 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

If you would like to leave a review on Google, please click the link below

Click Here to review > g.page...

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38 days ago

*WIN* a $12,500 U River Cruise!

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Are you an aspiring or established travel videographer looking for a bigger platform to share your content? Imagine having your video shared on New Zealand's largest news website, and winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe.

Entries are now open for … View more
Are you an aspiring or established travel videographer looking for a bigger platform to share your content? Imagine having your video shared on New Zealand's largest news website, and winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe.

Entries are now open for Stuff Travel's first video competition.

"We want to see videos that inspire others to travel, be it to a destination in New Zealand or anywhere in the world. We're looking for content that informs, entertains, and is creatively shot," says judge and Stuff travel journalist and videographer Brook Sabin.

Enter our competition and you could win a European U River Cruise worth $12,500 including flights. Enter by 22/3/2020!
T's & C's Apply.
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