Sandringham, Auckland

14 hours ago

*** THIS IS THE THIRD EARTHQUAKE THIS MORNING ***

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.
People near coast from BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI including GREAT BARRIER ISLAND and from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami … View more
A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION.
People near coast from BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI including GREAT BARRIER ISLAND and from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible. Evacuate these areas even if you did not feel the earthquake. DO NOT WAIT. A damaging tsunami is possible.

People in all other areas who felt a LONG or STRONG earthquake should MOVE IMMEDIATELY to the nearest high ground, out of tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible.

This evacuation advice overrides the current COVID-19 Alert Level requirements. Do not stay at home. MOVE IMMEDIATELY. Stay 2 metres away from others if you can and if it is safe to do so.

People evacuating should walk, run or cycle if possible to reduce chance of getting stuck in traffic. Do not return until all-clear is given by Civil Defence.

Go to www.civildefence.govt.nz... for the most up to date information.

PLEASE SHARE THIS INFO with friends, family, neighbours!

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15 hours ago

Distressed garden shelves

The Team from Resene ColorShop Mt Eden

Create more space in your garden with these handy garden shelves. Try out an easy to create distressed paint effect using two Resene colours.

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

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15 hours ago

Tsunami warning issued for areas across the North Island

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

UPDATE
March 5
3:50pm

Civil Defence has announced that the National Advisory issued following the earthquakes near the Kermadec Islands region is cancelled.
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UPDATE
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UPDATE
March 5
3:50pm

Civil Defence has announced that the National Advisory issued following the earthquakes near the Kermadec Islands region is cancelled.
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UPDATE
March 5
3:09pm

The tsunami threat to New Zealand has been further downgraded.

In a statement, Civil Defence announced that while there is no longer a tsunami threat to coastal areas, there are still areas under a beach and marine threat.

These include:
- The North Cape from Ahipara to the Bay of Islands
- Cape Runaway to Tolaga Bay
- Great Barrier Island
- The Chatham Islands
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UPDATE
March 5
1:38pm

The latest from Civil Defence:

"GNS Science has advised that the largest waves have now passed, and therefore the threat level is now downgraded to a Beach and Marine threat for all areas which were previously under Land and Marine threat.

All people who evacuated can now return.

The advice remains, for all areas under Beach and Marine threat, to stay off beach and shore areas."
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UPDATE
March 5
11:46am

Minister for Civil Defence Kiri Allan is giving an update to media at the Beehive. She is joined by Civil Defence Controller Roger Ball and GNS's scientist Bill Fry.

What you need to know:
- Allan thanked all people for following all the relevant advice from authorities.
- Those that have moved inland or to higher ground, must stay there until the official 'all clear' is given.
- The National Crisis Management Agency has been activated.
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UPDATE
March 5
10:49am

The Latest from Civil Defence:

Flooding of land areas is expected in the following areas:

The West Coast of the North Island from Cape Reinga to Ahipara.

The East Coast of the North Island from Cape Reinga to Whangarei, from Matata to Tolaga Bay including Whakatane and Opotiki.

And Great Barrier Island.
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UPDATE
March 5
09:52am

The Pacific Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre say the first waves could reach the top of the North Island by 10.20am.
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A magnitude 8.1 earthquake has struck off the coast of the Kermadec Islands.

What you need to know:
Civil Defence has issued a warning to all people near the coast in the following areas:
- The East Coast of the North Island from the Bay of Islands to Whangarei
- Matata to Tolaga Bay including Whakatane and Opotiki
- Great Barrier Island

Civil Defence says residents must move to the nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible.

The earthquake may not have been felt in some of these areas, but evacuation should be immediate as a damaging tsunami is possible.

Any direction given by Civil Defence officials overrides the current alert level rules and restrictions. Try to keep a physical distance of 2 metres from others.

To keep up to date with the latest, head to the Civil Defence Website.

Neighbourly will be updating this message as further information comes to hand

Photo credit: National Emergency Management Agency

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16 hours ago

E-Waste @ level 3

John Sammut from Disabled Citizens Society

Just a reminder that in Level 3 we are unable to collect E-waste, as soon as we get an update today on any changes to the levels we will update you all, stay safe NZ.

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17 hours ago

Garage or studio space

Cath from Mount Albert

I am an artist and am looking for a space to work in
I am looking in the mt albert area or suburbs close by

1 day ago

Got a gem next door?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Think of a neighbour that's done wonders in your neighbourhood, who's helped you out without you even asking them or who's dropped some homegrown goodies to you just because they can.

You thought of one yet? Now craft that thought into a nomination that could earn your neighbour … View more
Think of a neighbour that's done wonders in your neighbourhood, who's helped you out without you even asking them or who's dropped some homegrown goodies to you just because they can.

You thought of one yet? Now craft that thought into a nomination that could earn your neighbour recognition in all of Stuff's community papers nationwide - you could even score a bit of cash from us!

It's simple - Click the button below and nominate them on our Nice Neighbour nomination page now
Nominate Now!

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From first arrivals to first encounters

Trust Tairāwhiti

Tairāwhiti is a welcoming place for new beginnings and new discoveries – the landing place of great Pacific navigators and the origins of Aotearoa New Zealand’s defining dual heritage.

Steeped in vibrant arts, rich history and authentic Māori culture, we invite you to discover the many … View more
Tairāwhiti is a welcoming place for new beginnings and new discoveries – the landing place of great Pacific navigators and the origins of Aotearoa New Zealand’s defining dual heritage.

Steeped in vibrant arts, rich history and authentic Māori culture, we invite you to discover the many stories Tairāwhiti has to tell.

The treasures of Tairāwhiti are ready for you to uncover.
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Lost pet - Blue Ringneck (Louise)

Adwait from New Windsor

Hi all our beloved pet Louise took to the skies this afternoon near waitati reserve and hasnt been seen since. She is blue in color and keeps whistling. Please let me know if you notice her near you. She loves fruits and corn. I am afraid she will be hungry and thirsty soon. Will be great if you … View moreHi all our beloved pet Louise took to the skies this afternoon near waitati reserve and hasnt been seen since. She is blue in color and keeps whistling. Please let me know if you notice her near you. She loves fruits and corn. I am afraid she will be hungry and thirsty soon. Will be great if you let me know if you find her near you. Waiting for her to come back home soon safey.

You can contact me on 021301605.

Ady

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1 day ago

Uniden cordless phone set

Max from Waterview

Uniden DECT2015 cordless phone set. There are two handsets - one with the base station and one remote (connected wirelessly). Just plug the base station into your phone jack (cable provided). Pickup is in Waterview.

Price: $10

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1 day ago

3 drawer mobile

Max from Waterview

3 drawer mobile in very good condition. Pickup is in Waterview

Price: $10

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1 day ago

Live: No new Covid-19 community cases; students refuse test

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

On the fifth day of Auckland's level 3 lockdown, Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has announced there are no new community cases of Covid-19, while there are six in MIQ.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

* There are no new cases in the community on Thursday for the fourth consecutive day.… View more
On the fifth day of Auckland's level 3 lockdown, Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has announced there are no new community cases of Covid-19, while there are six in MIQ.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

* There are no new cases in the community on Thursday for the fourth consecutive day.

* There are six border-related cases in MIQ on Thursday.

* Cold water has been poured on the prospect of Auckland leaving lockdown early by Associate Minister of Health Peeni Henare.

* Despite no new cases for three consecutive days, Auckland isn't "out of the woods".

* The Government won’t consider an alert level change until Cabinet meets on Friday.

* Mothers from two households connected to the latest cluster went for a walk. together during the level 3 lockdown in February.

* Auckland is in level 3 until at least this weekend. The rest of the country is at level 2.

Georgia Forrester

Go to:

www.stuff.co.nz... for more information.

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What's On: Foxtail Rumble 50’s&60’s Music Event

Adrian from Albany Heights

1950’s & 60’s Rock'nRoll extravaganza. Toe tapping music, Hot Rods and light food available will make for a great afternoon in the countryside. Entry $15 p/p or $35 p/family #095205655
Foxtail Rumble 50’s&60’s Music Event
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1 day ago

We need your help to recover

The Team from Auckland Council

This is the year of recovery from COVID-19 and our 10-year budget needs to provide for Auckland’s future while keeping our rates increases low. We want to help the economy recover, support our communities, build water and housing infrastructure, and improve our transport network.

We are keen … View more
This is the year of recovery from COVID-19 and our 10-year budget needs to provide for Auckland’s future while keeping our rates increases low. We want to help the economy recover, support our communities, build water and housing infrastructure, and improve our transport network.

We are keen to hear your feedback on these issues. Have your say before 12pm on 22 March 2021 at akhaveyoursay.nz/recoverybudget.
Have your say

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2 days ago

What's On: NZ Young@Heart Chorus

Vee from Mount Roskill

Come and join a friendly, social group of over 70s songsters who meet every Monday at 10.30am at Orakei Baptist Church. New members are welcome. Phone Marg Couper 027 4588777.
NZ Young@Heart Chorus
  • 96 Kupe Street
2 days ago

What's On: NZ Young@Heart Chorus

Vee from Mount Roskill

NZ Young@Heart Chorus a friendly, social group of over 70s songsters meet every Monday at 10.30am at Orakei Baptist Church. New members are welcome. Phone Marg Couper 027 4588777.
NZ Young@Heart Chorus
  • 96 Kupe Street
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