Mount Roskill, Auckland

11 days ago

Christmas in the Park cancelled for second year

Melanie Earley Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, Christmas in the Park has been cancelled for Aucklanders for the second year in a row.

The free outdoor concert usually attracts tens of thousands of Kiwi families at the Auckland Domain.

The Auckland event was due to be held on December 11, but uncertainty around Covid … View more
Kia ora neighbours, Christmas in the Park has been cancelled for Aucklanders for the second year in a row.

The free outdoor concert usually attracts tens of thousands of Kiwi families at the Auckland Domain.

The Auckland event was due to be held on December 11, but uncertainty around Covid restrictions meant organisers made the decision to cancel.

Read the full story at the link below.

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5 days ago

Happy National Gardening Week! 👩‍🌾🍅

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our … View more
This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our hapori.

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10 days ago

Poll: Have you witnessed violence/antisocial behaviour on public transport?

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours,

A new text service will make it easier to report incidents of violence and antisocial behaviour on buses and trains.

Mayor Phil Goff said a number of recent incidents have prompted Auckland Transport to launch the service in collaboration with Crime Stoppers NZ.

Passengers … View more
Hi neighbours,

A new text service will make it easier to report incidents of violence and antisocial behaviour on buses and trains.

Mayor Phil Goff said a number of recent incidents have prompted Auckland Transport to launch the service in collaboration with Crime Stoppers NZ.

Passengers who witness an incident of anti-social behaviour, tagging, crime or fare evasion can text details of the incident to 4030.

AT will then look into the issue and may deploy staff to investigate further.

Have you witnessed violence/antisocial behaviour on public transport?

If so, please share your experience!

Have you witnessed violence/antisocial behaviour on public transport?
  • 52.8% Yes
    52.8% Complete
  • 47.2% No
    47.2% Complete
267 votes
6 days ago

Looking for a job?

Competenz

Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our … View more
Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our CV Builder tool to create a professional CV with the right information to get the attention of employers.

Check out our CV builder here. Or keep an eye on our Job Board for new opportunities!
Check out our Job Board

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6 days ago

How important is sustainability to you?

Stuff from Neighbourly Nz

Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchersView more
Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchers from the Restaurant Association of New Zealand.
Find out more

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6 days ago

Entrust elections: post your vote now!

Entrust

Professional governance. Lower household costs. A climate focus. An increase in dividends.

This is your team to vote for now in the Entrust elections.
Vote now

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6 days ago

Open at Level 3 for contactless drop-off and collection

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

Mildew and mould spores have long been recognised as a serious health hazard. Protect your family’s health and have your curtains cleaned by the experts at Textile Curtain Cleaning.

We know how to remove unsightly stains, mildew and mould spores that leave your curtains and blinds looking less… View more
Mildew and mould spores have long been recognised as a serious health hazard. Protect your family’s health and have your curtains cleaned by the experts at Textile Curtain Cleaning.

We know how to remove unsightly stains, mildew and mould spores that leave your curtains and blinds looking less than their best. Because your window furnishings are valuable, and must be carefully maintained, you can trust our experienced team to professionally clean your curtains, drapes and blinds.

We are specialists in mildew and stain removal from curtains and blinds (Roman & Austrian blinds included).

Open Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm, Saturday 9am – 12pm, for Level 3. Temporary curtains available at no charge! Call us on 09 473 5350.
Find out more

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6 days ago

Urban Bike

Alnie from Mount Roskill

Urban bike selling for $85.00. Bought from Kmart for $159.00 about 2 years ago. Not really using it even after purchase so was only sitting at the garage. No longer using, thus selling. Noted some rusting and tyres need some adjustment with air pressure. Can include the helmet for free.

Negotiable

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6 days ago

2003 l200 2.8 diesel

Nisim from Mount Roskill

wof , reg , ruc all good
view in dominion rd mt roskill
$4500 ono

Negotiable

7 days ago

Grow an extra row

Yates

While some Kiwis are enjoying home grown vegies, many are going without vegetables altogether.

This National Gardening Week we’re encouraging gardeners to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

To help get your … View more
While some Kiwis are enjoying home grown vegies, many are going without vegetables altogether.

This National Gardening Week we’re encouraging gardeners to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

To help get your extra row underway Yates is lending a helping hand.

Just register online HERE between 1st and 25th October to receive a FREE packet of Yates Vegie Seeds.

Once you’ve grown your vegies to share (or if you have spare now) please visit HERE to find a list of the organisations that would welcome your donation of fresh homegrown vegies.
Find out more

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7 days ago

Why should I update my will?​

Public Trust

Just like times change, so should your will – so it’s important to keep it up to date. ​

You’ve built a life around the things and people that matter most. An up-to-date will is the best way to protect your legacy and share it with the people you love. ​

If you last made… View more
Just like times change, so should your will – so it’s important to keep it up to date. ​

You’ve built a life around the things and people that matter most. An up-to-date will is the best way to protect your legacy and share it with the people you love. ​

If you last made a will back in the days of cassette tapes and telethons, it may be time for an update. ​
Find out more

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7 days ago

Sharp Fridge Freezer 395L Dual Swing Door

Helen from Three Kings

Selling on behalf of my mother, who is moving to a new house which has a fridge in place.
Approximately 9 years old.
Excellent working condition and well maintained.
Model No: SJ-W39J-WH
Outside dimensions: 1725(H) x 590(W) x 695(D)

Features:
Dual Swing Door - opens from both sides!
Frost Free
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Selling on behalf of my mother, who is moving to a new house which has a fridge in place.
Approximately 9 years old.
Excellent working condition and well maintained.
Model No: SJ-W39J-WH
Outside dimensions: 1725(H) x 590(W) x 695(D)

Features:
Dual Swing Door - opens from both sides!
Frost Free
5/6 Star Energy Rating
Even Temperature System
1-Step Access Bottom Freezer
Stainless Steel Quick Freeze Tray

Cosmetic issues:
There is a small crack/chip on the corner of the cover of the meat drawer, however, doesn't affect function. 2 minor dents on the front of the fridge.

I have given it a good thorough clean and is ready for use by its new owner.

Buyer to collect from Three Kings

Price: $160

9 days ago

Do police need to tighten the Auckland-Waikato border case cases rise?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours, With Covid-19 daily cases in Auckland forecast to double, police won't say whether boundary controls have tightened since rural locals reported higher volumes of traffic on cross-boundary back roads. Read the story below:

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7 days ago

Free Childrens Books

Vicki from Blockhouse Bay

I normally drop books off to the book man in Avondale but I'm sick of these sitting in my cupboard waiting til thats a go again so if anyone is interested in some free books, please let me know, they will be contactless pickup from my letterbox in Blockhouse Bay. 3 lots available, 1 - … View moreI normally drop books off to the book man in Avondale but I'm sick of these sitting in my cupboard waiting til thats a go again so if anyone is interested in some free books, please let me know, they will be contactless pickup from my letterbox in Blockhouse Bay. 3 lots available, 1 - Childrens classics, 2 - Mystery stories, 3 - Miscellaneous

Free

16 days ago

Were you there? 1960s photo of Auckland Star employees restored

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A photograph capturing the staff at the Auckland Star in the 1960s has been discovered and restored.

Tony Lawson, 85, received the photograph from his friend Don Armitage, whose father Jack is pictured in the photograph.

“The photo came to me in a very poor condition,” he said.

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A photograph capturing the staff at the Auckland Star in the 1960s has been discovered and restored.

Tony Lawson, 85, received the photograph from his friend Don Armitage, whose father Jack is pictured in the photograph.

“The photo came to me in a very poor condition,” he said.

“However, my youngest daughter's close friend who is a graphic artist has done a few hours work on this and has come up with an amazing improvement.”

Lawson started working for the Auckland Star in 1964.

“In those days it was hot metal, as they called it, a line of type writers going like the clappers,” he said.

“The noise was something, it’s a wonder we’re all not stone bloody deaf. It was 1976 they were all gearing up to go into the computers.”

He estimates the photograph was taken in the 1960s.

Do you recognise anyone from this historic image?

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