Whakatane District, Whakatane

45 days ago

🗣 Kōrero mai – let’s talk about the future of the Whakatāne District.

The Team from Whakatāne District Council

Consultation on the draft 2020/2021 Annual Plan and budget begins today, Monday, 25 May. The Council is seeking community feedback on the key proposals outlined in the consultation document, which relate to changes in the work programme and budgets set-out for 2020/21 in the Long Term Plan.

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Consultation on the draft 2020/2021 Annual Plan and budget begins today, Monday, 25 May. The Council is seeking community feedback on the key proposals outlined in the consultation document, which relate to changes in the work programme and budgets set-out for 2020/21 in the Long Term Plan.

Alongside our Annual Plan, we have launched a conversation called ‘Reimagine our District’. You can be part of the conversation to help develop a vision and priorities for the future of the District.

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45 days ago

Special offer for all adventurers...

The National Team from SPCA - Whakatane Centre

We are offering an early bird special on our Jump to the Rescue registrations!

For a limited time only, sign up for just $35 and get that jump of a lifetime locked in this August.

Jump to the Rescue is our exciting fundraising event, perfect for adrenaline junkies looking to help a good cause! … View more
We are offering an early bird special on our Jump to the Rescue registrations!

For a limited time only, sign up for just $35 and get that jump of a lifetime locked in this August.

Jump to the Rescue is our exciting fundraising event, perfect for adrenaline junkies looking to help a good cause!

Join Team SPCA, you won’t regret it:

- Simply sign up at www.spca.nz...
- Share your fundraising page and ask family and friends to sponsor you
- Raise $775 and you will skydive for free!

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45 days ago

Special offer for all adventurers...

The National Team from SPCA - Kawerau Centre

We are offering an early bird special on our Jump to the Rescue registrations!

For a limited time only, sign up for just $35 and get that jump of a lifetime locked in this August.

Jump to the Rescue is our exciting fundraising event, perfect for adrenaline junkies looking to help a good cause! … View more
We are offering an early bird special on our Jump to the Rescue registrations!

For a limited time only, sign up for just $35 and get that jump of a lifetime locked in this August.

Jump to the Rescue is our exciting fundraising event, perfect for adrenaline junkies looking to help a good cause!

Join Team SPCA, you won’t regret it:

- Simply sign up at www.spca.nz...
- Share your fundraising page and ask family and friends to sponsor you
- Raise $775 and you will skydive for free!

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45 days ago

Reverse Equity Mortgage gives you options.

SBS Bank

Make the most of your retirement with less stress, and a whole lot of fun with SBS Unwind, a Reverse Equity Mortgage loan. The idea is simple – homeowners aged over 60 stay in their house but free up some money from the property to live their life.

Use the money however you like, while the … View more
Make the most of your retirement with less stress, and a whole lot of fun with SBS Unwind, a Reverse Equity Mortgage loan. The idea is simple – homeowners aged over 60 stay in their house but free up some money from the property to live their life.

Use the money however you like, while the flexible loan means regular payments aren’t required and you can repay all or some of the loan at any time.

For more details visit our website, contact your local SBS branch or call 0800 727 2265.

Eligibility Criteria, Terms and Conditions, and fees apply.
Find out more

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52 days ago

2 dogs gone missing from Massey St, Kawerau

Anthea from Kawerau

one is a female - white colour with black markings, the other is a male, black. They are both young dogs and both are micro-chipped. They were loose in a fenced and gated back yard with an older dog. The older dog has a leg injury from a bite, or being booted. Will post photos when available.

46 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

47 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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47 days ago

Are you a local business needing support?

Support Local Shop Local

We're proud to be working with our friends at Stanley Street to help support all New Zealand businesses in these troubled times.

We think you'll love these free Support Local toolkits. If you spot one of these in a window of a business near you (or on your takeaway coffee cup!) … View more
We're proud to be working with our friends at Stanley Street to help support all New Zealand businesses in these troubled times.

We think you'll love these free Support Local toolkits. If you spot one of these in a window of a business near you (or on your takeaway coffee cup!) you'll know you're helping a proudly local company.
Find out more

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48 days ago

Looking for a reliable cleaner asap!

Michelle from Whakatane District

Do you currently have, or know of, a cleaner who would like to take on another client?
I'm after a personally recommended, honest, efficient and reliable cleaner who is experienced.
Thought this would be the best place to look for one!
If you know of someone, or if it's you, I'm … View more
Do you currently have, or know of, a cleaner who would like to take on another client?
I'm after a personally recommended, honest, efficient and reliable cleaner who is experienced.
Thought this would be the best place to look for one!
If you know of someone, or if it's you, I'm after someone who is available for 2.5hrs each fortnight. It's for a tidy, 2 person household and I pay $25/hr. Prefer someone who can provide references.
Please contact me asap on 021 169 8287.
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48 days ago

Answers to your property price questions

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, we're all feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic right now, but lots of you have told us you're especially concerned about its effects on property prices in NZ. That's why we asked Quotable Value's general manager David Nagel to join us for a … View moreHey neighbours, we're all feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic right now, but lots of you have told us you're especially concerned about its effects on property prices in NZ. That's why we asked Quotable Value's general manager David Nagel to join us for a live Q&A to help answer your property questions.

We had a huge response, so if you sent in a question or dropped in for the chat, thank you. If you missed it, you can still check out the recap, here.

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48 days ago

A little kindness goes a long way

AMI Insurance

We know that the more kindness there is, the better the world gets. So let’s keep the kindness going by driving a little kinder, keeping an eye on the neighbour’s place while they are away and checking in on Nan.

It’s what makes New Zealand the kinda place we like to live because a little… View more
We know that the more kindness there is, the better the world gets. So let’s keep the kindness going by driving a little kinder, keeping an eye on the neighbour’s place while they are away and checking in on Nan.

It’s what makes New Zealand the kinda place we like to live because a little kindness goes a long way.
Learn more

49 days ago

Compact that garage mess...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whakatane

Upcycle a pallet and old kitchen forks to help keep garden tools organised.

Make the most of this weekend with this step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this project yourself

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50 days ago

Crazy travel deals for Kiwis

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

If you've ever wanted to travel NZ, now is the time. These deals are incredible value.

51 days ago

'Mum and dad' landlords affected by law changes

Colleen Hawkes Reporter from Homed

The freeze on tenancy terminations has impacted 'Mum and dad' landlords in ways no-one could have predicted prior to Covid-19.

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51 days ago

Nominate a favourite local for a Local Like!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Got a local business that went over and above during lockdown? Is there one you’ve really missed - or one that's brightened your day? Maybe it’s a business who just needs a helping hand at the moment...

Nominate them for a Local Like! Your shoutout could appear as an advert on Stuff, on… View more
Got a local business that went over and above during lockdown? Is there one you’ve really missed - or one that's brightened your day? Maybe it’s a business who just needs a helping hand at the moment...

Nominate them for a Local Like! Your shoutout could appear as an advert on Stuff, on Neighbourly, or in your local paper. Plus you could win a bag of feijoas (or a $100 voucher to the business you nominate).
Nominate now

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