Papatoetoe, 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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17 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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1 day ago

What's On: Scottish Country Dancing Hillpark

Kathrina from The Gardens

Fun, Fitness, Friendships; Soft shoes, Social Dance, no partner required. Starts 6th March. Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm Beginners welcome Contact: Heather 09 267 6375; Diane 0211092627; Glenis 2922 825
Scottish Country Dancing Hillpark
  • Hillpark Primary School Hall
6 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
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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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1 day ago

FLATMATES/BOARDERS WANTED

Praveen from Papatoetoe

FLATMATES/BOARDERS WANTED
PUHINUI ROAD, PAPATOETOE, MANUKAU CITY

3 bedroom house with 1 bathroom.
Share with me and 1 other..

1 LARGE BEDROOM TO LET
Bright and sunny room, large courtyard, deck and lockable garage for storage, built in wardrobe.
Water,electricity,internet, microwave and … View more
FLATMATES/BOARDERS WANTED
PUHINUI ROAD, PAPATOETOE, MANUKAU CITY

3 bedroom house with 1 bathroom.
Share with me and 1 other..

1 LARGE BEDROOM TO LET
Bright and sunny room, large courtyard, deck and lockable garage for storage, built in wardrobe.
Water,electricity,internet, microwave and Fridge/Freezer provided.

Plenty of parking also off street parking, very private and quiet.

BTW: You will have you own room
No pets or smokers.
NO Alcohol allowed in the house
.Fridge/fre­ezer and microwave

For 1 Person
The board is 1 week rent $200 + 2 weeks bond $400
Total moving cost 3x$200=$600

For 2 People Couple/2 boys/2 girls
The board is 1 week rent $300 + 2 weeks bond $600
Total moving cost 3x$300=$900

6 months of minimum stay.
Can extend it for 1 year.
NO STORAGE
PM me

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

PLANTAIN BANANA PLANTS ORGANIC

Praveen from Papatoetoe

PLANTAIN BANANA PLANTS!
VERY SWEET WHEN RIPE
$20 EACH
NO TIME WASTERS

Negotiable

1 day ago
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!
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1 day ago

TARO/DALO LEAVES & PLANTS ORGANIC

Praveen from Papatoetoe

Taro/Dalo Organic Leaves
Taro/Dalo Organic Plants $3 Each

Small 12 Leaves 🍃 $5
Medium 10 Leaves 🍃 $5
Large 8 Leaves 🍃 $5
X Large 6 Leaves 🍃 5

The English term taro was borrowed from the Māori language when Captain Cook first observed Colocasia plantations in New Zealand in 1769. … View more
Taro/Dalo Organic Leaves
Taro/Dalo Organic Plants $3 Each

Small 12 Leaves 🍃 $5
Medium 10 Leaves 🍃 $5
Large 8 Leaves 🍃 $5
X Large 6 Leaves 🍃 5

The English term taro was borrowed from the Māori language when Captain Cook first observed Colocasia plantations in New Zealand in 1769. The form taro or talo is widespread among Polynesian languages:[4] taro in Tahitian; talo in Samoan and Tongan; kalo in Hawaiian; taʻo in Marquesan. All these forms originate from Proto-Polynesian *talo,[4] which itself descended from Proto-Oceanic *talos (cf. dalo in Fijian) and Proto-Austronesian *tales (cf. tales in Javanese).[5] However, irregularity in sound correspondences among the cognate forms in Austronesian suggests that the term may have been borrowed and spread from an Austroasiatic language perhaps in Borneo (cf. proto-Mon-Khmer *t2rawʔ, Khasi shriew, Khmu sroʔ, proto-Vietic *s-roːʔ).[6]

In the Odia language (widely used in the Odisha region[7] of India), it is called sāru (ସାରୁ).[7]

In Cyprus, Colocasia has been in use since the Roman Empire. Today it is known as kolokasi (Kολοκάσι). It is usually fried or cooked with corn, pork, or chicken, in a tomato sauce in casserole. "Baby" kolokasi is called "poulles": after being fried dry, red wine and coriander seed are added, and then it is served with freshly squeezed lemon. Lately, some restaurants have begun serving thin slices of kolokasi deep fried, calling them "kolokasi

Negotiable

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
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5 days ago

FREE EVENT: WORTHY, WONDERFUL WOMEN

Rajesh from Flat Bush

ON 9TH MARCH; SATURDAY FROM 9:30 A.M.
AT ORMISTON ACTIVITY CENTRE

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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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1 day ago

Celebrating Waka Pacific and their support of our community!

Manukau Toyota

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

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.
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2 days ago

Parot

Vanita from Papatoetoe

Hello neighbours I am from papatoe my parot just flew away now her name is sky she is indian ringneck blue one pliz if any one no let me no pliz

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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5 days ago

Laugh for today

Derek from Papatoetoe

Yep could see my daughter doing and saying this

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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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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.

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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3 days ago

Before and After with BinBuddy - Your Local Junk Removal Experts!

BinBuddy

We take great pride in the work we do to ensure our customers enjoy their homes to the maximum! Goodbye to unwanted items – hello to a clutter-free home!

Call us on 0800 246283 or visit our website www.binbuddy.co.nz... to book.

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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!
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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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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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4 days ago

3 Tier Steamer

Ramona from East Tamaki

Still new - used once.

Price: $15

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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8 days ago

CUSTOMER BROKE ANTIQUE LAMP - KATIKATI ANTIQUES

Carissa from Papatoetoe

If you broke something in a store, would you offer to pay for the damages? If someone hit your car, would you like that person to leave a note on your car with their details? If someone came into your house, broke something and left, is that ok? Well, last week a customer broke the glass on a … View moreIf you broke something in a store, would you offer to pay for the damages? If someone hit your car, would you like that person to leave a note on your car with their details? If someone came into your house, broke something and left, is that ok? Well, last week a customer broke the glass on a beautiful antique lamp at Katikati Antiques and did not offer to pay for damages. The customer broke the lamp when putting a hat back on the stand in the window. They interacted with the shop assistant, but did not offer to pay. They exchanged phone numbers, but the customer is not answering. If you are this person or know who did this, please do the right thing. Why should owner of this store be out of pocket? You broke it, at least offer something. "Lovely to look at, delightful to hold. If you break it, consider it sold."

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