Pakuranga Heights, Auckland

3 days ago

What would The School of Life teach?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres … View more
The National Party introduced their policy called 'teaching the basics brilliantly' last year regarding changing school curriculums. They are referring to reading, writing and maths.

However, some people believe school should actually be more practical, teaching kids to change tyres and balance their finances. Thinking about all the skills that have benefited you over the years, tell us what would be taught at your School of Life?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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15 hours ago

Old Piano for free

Jaya from Pakuranga

Hi, we have an old piano that needs to go ASAP as we are moving! (preferably by this Friday)

It is an old piano we bought to try and refurbish but never had the time. It is painted white and is in good condition, just needs to be tuned.

Unfortunately, some of the wheels do not work well. It … View more
Hi, we have an old piano that needs to go ASAP as we are moving! (preferably by this Friday)

It is an old piano we bought to try and refurbish but never had the time. It is painted white and is in good condition, just needs to be tuned.

Unfortunately, some of the wheels do not work well. It needs a few people to be moved as it is quite heavy. Pick up Pakuranga.

If you are interested please contact: 021529595

Free

19 hours ago

Draft Waste Management Minimisation Plan (WMMP) 2024

The Team from Auckland Council

📢 Aucklanders, it's time to share your thoughts on the new Draft Waste Management Minimisation Plan, including proposed changes to kerbside collections and weekly rubbish pickups. ♻️

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8 hours ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
Find out more

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20 hours ago

MSO Presents 'Rachmaninov 2' 7.30pm Sat 9 March, Due Drop Events Centre, Manukau

Shelley Robertson from Manukau Symphony Orchestra

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture 'The Fingal's Cave'
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2
Mozart Symphony No.41 'Jupiter'

Uwe Grodd Conductor
Shan Liu Piano

6.45pm FREE Pre-show talk 'Mozart's Jupiter' by Dr Sam Girling, BNZ Theatre Foyer, 9 March, Due Drop… View more
Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture 'The Fingal's Cave'
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2
Mozart Symphony No.41 'Jupiter'

Uwe Grodd Conductor
Shan Liu Piano

6.45pm FREE Pre-show talk 'Mozart's Jupiter' by Dr Sam Girling, BNZ Theatre Foyer, 9 March, Due Drop Events Centre, Manukau

Embark on a musical journey to the rugged Scottish coast as Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture transports you to the mystical Fingal’s Cave. Feel the power of nature’s majesty and the exhilarating waves of this composition.

Prepare to be swept off your feet by Rachmaninov’s breathtaking Piano Concerto No 2. This is one of the most passionate and beloved concertos in the repertoire, its lyricism and virtuosity charting a trajectory from darkness through idyll to dazzling triumph. We welcome back the young superstar Shan Liu as soloist who left us all spellbound and received a standing ovation after his performance in last year’s Family Concert.

Tchaikovsky declared that Mozart was ‘full of divine beauty’ and Schubert took wonder at the ‘countless images of a brighter and better world’ that Mozart was able to conjure up through his music. Mozart’s ‘Jupiter’ Symphony, the crowning jewel of his symphonic repertoire, promises a grand finale to an unforgettable evening.

More info at www.manukausymphony.org.nz...
Tickets available from www.eventfinda.co.nz...

Adults from $45, Seniors from $40. Students all reserves $15.

1 day ago

Seeking a dependable vehicle dismantler?

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts

Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollarsView more
Auckland Kiwi Car Parts Ltd offers several advantages.

We provide immediate cash payments of up to $5000 for cars.

We purchase cars of all makes and models, regardless of their age or condition.

Most importantly, our service includes complimentary removal, saving you hundreds of dollars in removal costs.
Find out more

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2 days ago

Swan plants

Pamela from Bucklands Beach

I have more swan plants than I need so I have put plants in small pots.
They are of little cost, just a gold coin donation for the potting soil.
Monarch Butterflies love them.

Price: $2

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1 day ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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1 day ago

Dance Classes

Celeste from Half Moon Bay

Community dance classes. Free trial class on Monday 4th March at Farm Cove Intermediate.

Negotiable

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1 day ago
1 day ago

Howick Village Cultural Food Festival 2024

The Team from Howick Village Association

The countdown is on for our second exciting Cultural Food Festival on Saturday 2 March 2024 - in Howick Village. Mark this date in your diaries and we look forward to seeing you and your families at this event.

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1 day ago

Free rides, games, toy making and DJ music coming to Ngāti Toa Domain

Porirua City Council

Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on … View more
Children’s Day at Ngāti Toa Domain for 2024 is set to be a fun-filled event for our city’s tamariki and rangatahi.

Timed to coincide with national celebrations for Te rā o ngā Tamariki/Children’s Day, Porirua City Council has organised a day of fun and activities on Sunday 3 March, from 11am–3pm.

Either pack a picnic and make a day of it or purchase something delicious from one of the food trucks. Bunnings Porirua will also be there with a free sausage sizzle while stocks last.

While enjoying some tasty kai, you can listen to tunes from young DJs aged between 12–15 years-old from the Aotearoa DJ Academy.

For those wanting free active fun, the inflatables will be out, with an inflatable sports field, mega obstacle course, inflatable slide, two baby castles and a baby bouncer to choose from – plus much more!
Find out more

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1 day ago

Waka Pacific 100,000 Celebration!

Botany Toyota

Just some of the tamariki who turned up to join in celebrating this key milestone. 😁🥳

8 days ago

Poll: How’s your backyard Oasis?

Sanctuary Pergolas

Stay protected from the rays while still enjoying the sun. Find out more

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How’s your backyard Oasis?
  • 30% Not so good
    30% Complete
  • 40% It’s perfect!
    40% Complete
  • 30% In need of a Sanctuary Pergola
    30% Complete
10 votes
4 days ago

A committed tutor

Farahnaz Neighbourly Lead from Howick

Hello,

One of my student is looking to do tutoring for Maths on a volunteer basis. This is either for Primary or College level Maths for NCEA, A and AS levels and IB curriculum. The classes are held online.

We are hoping to reach students and families that are in need for tutoring but the … View more
Hello,

One of my student is looking to do tutoring for Maths on a volunteer basis. This is either for Primary or College level Maths for NCEA, A and AS levels and IB curriculum. The classes are held online.

We are hoping to reach students and families that are in need for tutoring but the fees might be difficult to pay for each time. If you or your child are in need, or you know of anyone else that would benefit from this voluntary service, please message me.

1 day ago

Five out of five for Acacia Cove

Acacia Cove

Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great … View more
Five apartments have just been completed in Acacia Cove. All of which have just achieved a Lifemark® 5-Star Certification. Acacia Cove has a total of 215 villas and now 15 apartments in its village complex in Wattle downs, Auckland.

As a retirement village Acacia Cove wants to provide great quality of life for its residents. Acacia Cove gives its residents a social community feel, with bowling greens, snooker table, craft room and indoor pools, providing great opportunities for residents to mix and mingle. The five newly completed apartments are situated 50 metres away from the Village centre.

Acacia Cove understands that its residents require dwellings where they can live safely and independently. Universal Design provides this. Acacia Cove decided applying Universal Design best accessibility practice was of high importance.

If you’re aged 60 and over, value your independence but want greater security, come and have a look at the superb properties we have to offer.

Contact long time manager Burce Cullington on (09) 268 8522.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Large wooden bookshelf

Sandy from Dannemora

Someone has put a lovely large bookshelf outside a house around number 10 Kilkenny Drive. Dannemora (near Point View School)

It’s sad to see something so beautiful in the rain - if anyone is looking for one.

Please don’t contact me about it

Thanks!

Free

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1 day ago

For a cleaner healthier home

The Team from Textile Cleaning Services

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds… View more
If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it's not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
Find out more

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3 days ago

These products have been recalled...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
View more
These items have been recalled during the month of February for varying reasons. Click on the item below to read more info:

Gluten Freedom Sourdough english muffins & bagels
Belazu vegan basil pesto
Waimata camembert cheese
Longbush camembert and brie
Dick Smith mini chainsaw
Kids sequin skirt
Splosh Baby nesting bears
Timetech Ply Ltd chainsaws
Toshiba AC laptop adaptor

We hope this update helps your household stay safe. We'll keep you informed.

1 day ago

Dream of owning your own home?

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey … View more
Habitat for Humanity Northern are taking expressions of interest for eight affordable, two-bedroom homes in Māngere, under our Progressive Home Ownership Programme.

This Programme supports working families into home ownership through a Rent to Own model, walking alongside them on their journey to home ownership.

The high quality homes are well located, close to schools, shopping and public transport options.

Enquire today by filling out the Expression of Interest form, or email us to find out more on northernhousing@habitat.org.nz
Expression of Interest form

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3 days ago

The Madelines Trio

Bruce McLaren Retirement Village

Join us for vintage-inspired music and toe-tapping fun at an exclusive concert by The Madeleines.

This internationally acclaimed vocal trio perform a wonderful variety of classic tunes, transporting you to a golden era of jazz, swing, and glamour. The performance will be followed by an afternoon… View more
Join us for vintage-inspired music and toe-tapping fun at an exclusive concert by The Madeleines.

This internationally acclaimed vocal trio perform a wonderful variety of classic tunes, transporting you to a golden era of jazz, swing, and glamour. The performance will be followed by an afternoon tea.

This uplifting event is not to be missed.

Come along and tune into the vibrancy of Ryman retirement village living.

We look forward to seeing you there! RSVP is essential.

Click read more for details.

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2 days ago

Have you made a nomination yet?

Prospa

Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms … View more
Let your community know how a small business has made a difference in your life by nominating them in the 2024 Prospa Local Business Hero awards.

Whether it's your super friendly barista, the bookstore that knows the exact book you need to read next or the florist with the biggest blooms in town nominate them now and make a small business' day.

Share a few words about your favourite local now. You could help them win an incredible prize package worth $10,000.
Nominate now

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4 days ago

Dewalt 18v charger brand new

Sean from Pakuranga Heights

Pick up from pakuranga (Manurewa is also available during work hours)

Price: $50

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2 days ago

Sustainable Style. A Special Price.

Mazda NZ

If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is… View more
If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that stands out from the crowd and won’t break the bank, the convention-defying Mazda MX-30 has you covered.

Featuring a unique mild hybrid engine and cutting-edge style, as well as sustainable materials that reduce environmental impact, the Mazda MX-30 is perfect for zipping around your neighbourhood.

Find out more and book a test drive at your local Mazda Dealer today.
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4 days ago

3 Tier Steamer

Ramona from East Tamaki

Still new - used once.

Price: $15

3 days ago

Experts in Covered Outdoor Living Areas

Shades Direct

At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by … View more
At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by compromise’s!
Find out more

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4 days ago

This week's winners...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The winners of the $100 supermarket vouchers are:

Ruth Ford from Blockhouse Bay

Ronald Lee from Ilam

Carly Anderson from Invercargill

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The winners of the $100 supermarket vouchers are:

Ruth Ford from Blockhouse Bay

Ronald Lee from Ilam

Carly Anderson from Invercargill

Hinemoa Kalmet from Mount Wellington

Get in touch with our Helpdesk team before the 5th of March to claim your prize by heading here.

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3 days ago

Greenpark Village & Terence Kennedy House

Greenview Park Village

Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy… View more
Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy to make friends! Here at Greenview Park Village, we’ve created a homely environment designed with you in mind.

With a total of 72 homes on-site, we have 15 apartments, 16 one-bedroom homes, and 41 two-bedroom villas, all including optional services. Terence Kennedy House is our on-site hospital providing holistic care to residents.
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6 days ago

Swap food for a FREE Resene testpot!

Resene

Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to … View more
Hunger for Colour is back for 2024! Bring two cans of food into your local Resene ColorShop and swap them for one Resene testpot (60-80ml). Resene will donate all food to The Salvation Army foodbanks.

We accept all cans of food in good condition and suitable for humans to eat. If you prefer to bring in canned pet food, we can accept that also and will donate it to the SPCA and local community animal shelters.

By adding a little more colour to your life you can also help those in need.
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