Mount Eden, Auckland

7 days ago

Maths Tutor required

Virginia from Epsom

We are on the hunt for a maths tutor for our Y9 and Y10 daughters. Thinking 45mins/week each student. We live in central Epsom. Handy to bus routes and main arterials. Can you assist? Happy to consider another student if you would like to earn a bit of extra cash. Please contact me on 0275536715 to… View moreWe are on the hunt for a maths tutor for our Y9 and Y10 daughters. Thinking 45mins/week each student. We live in central Epsom. Handy to bus routes and main arterials. Can you assist? Happy to consider another student if you would like to earn a bit of extra cash. Please contact me on 0275536715 to discuss incl. proposed rate etc. thanks Virginia Bishop

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7 days ago

bathroom scales

Janice from Mount Roskill

I have bathroom scales to give away. The brand is EKS and they are accurate. I have upgraded to digital. PM me if interested. I may be able to deliver.

Free

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7 days ago

What's On: Meditate in Mount Eden

Michelle from Mount Eden

Learn Buddhist techniques to improve the quality of your life with meditation. www.meditateinauckland.org $15 or $10 unwaged Beginners welcome, come any week.
Meditate in Mount Eden
  • Mount Eden Village Hall
7 days ago

Auckland man earns long service award

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Peter Cooke has worked in the same job for 49 years.

The 73-year-old is the longest serving staff member at Mount Eden's Community Corrections service in Auckland.

The probation officer has been recognised with a long service and good conduct award.

It all started in 1971 when Cooke joined … View more
Peter Cooke has worked in the same job for 49 years.

The 73-year-old is the longest serving staff member at Mount Eden's Community Corrections service in Auckland.

The probation officer has been recognised with a long service and good conduct award.

It all started in 1971 when Cooke joined the probation service after gaining his law degree at Auckland University.

The probation service "seemed a good place to start and much more exciting than being a lawyer," he said.

"(I) stayed because I still have some of the idealism left and the criminal justice system is still an exciting place to work in."

In 1971 the Probation Service, as it was known, was a division of the Department of Justice.

This changed with the establishment of the Department of Corrections in 1996.

In Auckland, there was a main office in High St with reporting centres in the suburbs, Cooke said.

"I looked after Henderson and you were at the reporting centres at night on your own.

"In addition, probation officers collected fines and reparation as part of a special condition of probation, and a cash box with a float of money accompanied us."

Cooke was the sole charge district probation officer at Kaikohe.

He recalls travelling on his own to do home visits for most of the rural caseload.

Cooke has seen many changes over the years.

People under probation orders were now much more difficult to manage and more unpredictable, he said.

Before the 2002 Sentencing Act, there was a national Parole Board for those sentenced over 7 years Imprisonment and a District Prisons Board for each prison deciding release for those serving under 7 year sentences, Cooke said.

"They also decided on back end Home Detention before Home Detention became a separate sentence. "

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7 days ago

10-year Budget 2021-2031 webinar events

The Team from Auckland Council

If you would like the opportunity to ask questions about the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 with your councillor and local board, we have a range of webinars available 👇
akhaveyoursay.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz...

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9 days ago

Vodaphone Smart A9. Has SIM. Hardly used. $10.00

Claudia from Mount Eden

My sister used this when she was over from the US about 18 months ago. All complete and in box. Does all basic things including internet and Bluetooth so should be able to download Covid Tracer. Good for older people as fairly small and light. Exactly the same as this at Harvey Norman:
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My sister used this when she was over from the US about 18 months ago. All complete and in box. Does all basic things including internet and Bluetooth so should be able to download Covid Tracer. Good for older people as fairly small and light. Exactly the same as this at Harvey Norman:
www.harveynorman.co.nz....

7 days ago

Covid-19: A year since New Zealand's first reported case

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

It's been one year today since New Zealand's first reported case of Covid-19.

A person in their 60s flew from Iran via Bali and touched down in Aotearoa on February 26, 2020.

Two days later, that person's test came back positive for Covid-19.

Later, a historical … View more
Hi neighbours,

It's been one year today since New Zealand's first reported case of Covid-19.

A person in their 60s flew from Iran via Bali and touched down in Aotearoa on February 26, 2020.

Two days later, that person's test came back positive for Covid-19.

Later, a historical case emerged – a visitor to the Waikato who became ill with symptoms consistent with Covid-19 on or about February 21.

The past year has been incredible, turbulent and unprecedented.

How do you think New Zealand has done with its response to the pandemic?

What do you think we have done well as a nation to combat Covid-19?

What could we have done better to ward off the virus?

What have you learned from the pandemic?

*Please put NFP if you do not want your comments used by Stuff.

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10 days ago

What's your experience with pre-fabricated homes?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is looking into the rise of transportable/ kit-set/ pre fabricated homes. The upsides are build-efficiency, quality of design, and cost. The downsides appear to be land supply, red-tape with council and difficulty getting lending from banks. If you're willing to share … View moreThe Sunday Star-Times is looking into the rise of transportable/ kit-set/ pre fabricated homes. The upsides are build-efficiency, quality of design, and cost. The downsides appear to be land supply, red-tape with council and difficulty getting lending from banks. If you're willing to share your experience - good or bad - email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz, otherwise leave a comment. Is there an aspect of transportable housing you'd like us to enquire about for you?

9 days ago

Found a AT Hop card

Zaimah Neighbourly Lead from Three Kings

If any one had lost their AT Hop card yesterday at Buckley road bus stop near Dairy .Pm me I have it , attached is the card in the pic

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8 days ago

Free Panasonic phone system

Janice from Mount Roskill

Panasonic landline phone system model #KX-TG6461NZ - includes one hands free telephone and one corded phone set. They go together so you can have two phones in the house, In very good order and works well. Am passing it on as I have upgraded. I may be able to deliver if not too far away. PM me … View morePanasonic landline phone system model #KX-TG6461NZ - includes one hands free telephone and one corded phone set. They go together so you can have two phones in the house, In very good order and works well. Am passing it on as I have upgraded. I may be able to deliver if not too far away. PM me please.

Free

8 days ago

Choosing an education in a covid world

St Peter's School

When New Zealand’s Alert Level 4 came into effect in March 2020, schools around the country faced the challenge of a transitioning from onsite to online learning.

As students adjusted to the shift in their educational environment, many schools were ill-prepared to move to quickly to online … View more
When New Zealand’s Alert Level 4 came into effect in March 2020, schools around the country faced the challenge of a transitioning from onsite to online learning.

As students adjusted to the shift in their educational environment, many schools were ill-prepared to move to quickly to online learning. Schools such as St Peter’s in Cambridge were readily prepared for a seamless transfer between classroom and digital learning.

With each student ready to use online platforms such as Google Classroom and Hangouts, a streamlined shift was enabled as soon as the lockdown occurred.

Find out why more families are choosing St Peter’s at our Open Day on 12 March.
Find out more

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11 days ago

What's On: Writers Group

Ian from Mount Albert

I am looking to start a small writers group, up to 6 people, to chat about our writing processes. Timing to suit. Interested? - Contact Ian at writersgroup@xtra.co.nz
Writers Group
  • A central Auckland cafe
26 days ago

House Wash Service

Eva from House Wash NZ

House Wash NZ, your local house wash expert. Please feel free to contact us for a FREE Quote.
☎️ 021 0808 6145
📧 housewashakl@outlook.com

8 days ago

Gazpacho by our Level 3 cooks

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Gazpacho is the classic chilled soup of Spain. It combines ripe tomatoes with cucumber, red and green capsicum, Sherry vinegar and a pinch of chilli. Perfect for a hot, sunny day. Prepared by our Level 3 Foundation chefs.

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