Westgate, Auckland

3 days ago

LOCKDOWN

Linda from Henderson

UNBELIEVABLE!!. When is this ever going to end? Come November 1st, no doubt there will still be ongoing restrictions to our freedom.
What I resent so much, is that those of us who have been vacccinated for months, played the game, did every thing we were meant to, and still we are locked down.
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UNBELIEVABLE!!. When is this ever going to end? Come November 1st, no doubt there will still be ongoing restrictions to our freedom.
What I resent so much, is that those of us who have been vacccinated for months, played the game, did every thing we were meant to, and still we are locked down.
All these Govt. promises that when Auckland reaches 90% vaccination we will have more freedom. What a joke. 89% vacccinated, how can it take until 1st November to vaccinate 1%.
I am so angry at all these months of being dictated to as to how I can live my life. Or not live it, might be more accurate!

2 days ago

😷😷Please wear your mask😷😷

Fiona from Henderson

Sadly, we've reached a new high of positive Covid results today, absolutely shocking and so very disappointing.
We've all read the posters telling us to wear our mask (and social distance) since way back when all of this Covid stuff started.
We've all heard the various Government … View more
Sadly, we've reached a new high of positive Covid results today, absolutely shocking and so very disappointing.
We've all read the posters telling us to wear our mask (and social distance) since way back when all of this Covid stuff started.
We've all heard the various Government departments and media platforms telling us the exact same message, hell even our leader has told us to do this almost on a daily message as so many people just haven't got the message yet.
And yet ... so many people won't because they can't be bothered or they will refuse to do so spouting this, that or the other.
Now, unless they are medically signed off proving that they can't wear a mask for medial reasons, there is absolute no reason whatsoever for them to not be wearing a mask
Also, if they are wearing a mask - there are those who are wearing it incorrectly which is in effect a waste of time wearing one then.
We are all clever enough to know that wearing a mask will not stop the virus, but it sure as hell will slow down the transmission of it between each other.
The masks are to protect each other, your family, my family, everyone's family.
I have included a couple of pics to remind all of us how to wear the mask correctly, even one for the cat lovers - lol
While I'm here, when you dispose of the masks, please, PLEASE dispose of them correctly.
I'm fed up seeing them disposed of all over the place now e.g. gutters, people's gardens, thrown out of the car windows etc ... replacing the takeaways rubbish we used to see before lockdown.
Those poor people who have to come up behind you and pick them up, putting their lives at risk, all because you were too lazy to put your mask in the rubbish bin.
PLEASE dispose of them correctly in the rubbish bins and don't forget to sanitise your hands afterwards.
😷 😷 😷 😷 😷 😷 😷

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1 day ago

Halloween trick or treaters

Jayde from Henderson

Hey I was just wondering what everyone was doing for Halloween this year.

I’ve bought a whole bunch of lollies and was planning on setting up a table outside with chocolates in in ziplock bags and some hand sanitiser for any kids passing by.

What’s everyone else’s plans for Halloween?

1 day ago

Contactless sales available

Lyndelle P. from Red Cross Shop Henderson

We have our store all ready and waiting for all our customers. We can do contactless sales if you desire something from our store Eftpos sales only. Thank you

Come and view our windows at:
Red Cross Superstore
435 Great North Road, Henderson
(09) 8351152

6 hours ago

TV for sale

Raymond from Massey

49" LG TV (full HD, LED) and Apple TV (gen 1) in excellent condition available for immediate pickup in Colwill Road, Massey.

Price: $475

17 hours ago

Meet your new neighbours, NZ Compare!

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We’re Kiwis helping Kiwis compare the many providers and plans across Power, Broadband and Money easy, safe and hassle free through our consumer focussed, comparison websites. 

Our service is free to use! Are you moving house or just wanting to know what your options are to save money or to … View more
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20 hours ago

🥰The sweetest story of the week, oh heck the whole year!!🥰

Fiona from Henderson

www.stuff.co.nz...
🥰🥰 So adorable, it brought joyful tears to my eyes 🥰🥰

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1 day ago

Soup day for Foundation cooks back at the school

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Very Exciting to be back in school in our bubble of 10 with new Cookery, Foundation students, social distancing & mandatory mask wear rules in place.
This week our students have learnt to make some delicious classic soups - Minestrone soup, Potato and celeriac soup and creamy tomato soup.

1 day ago

Explore Auckland’s street art by bike to win $1000 worth in prizes

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours,

An exciting way to stay active during the Covid-19 lockdown, explore Auckland and win prizes has arrived in the form of the Street Art Bike Challenge.

To participate people simple need to snap a photo of themselves, their bike, a piece of street art, and share the photo with … View more
Hi neighbours,

An exciting way to stay active during the Covid-19 lockdown, explore Auckland and win prizes has arrived in the form of the Street Art Bike Challenge.

To participate people simple need to snap a photo of themselves, their bike, a piece of street art, and share the photo with the hashtag #streetartbikechallenge.

The event will run throughout October and aims to encourage people to cycle around the city and stay active throughout the Covid-19 lockdown.

It is being hosted by EcoMatters Bike Hubs, who have compiled a map of over 200 street art pieces around Auckland to get people started.

Over $1000 worth in prizes are up for grabs. Will you be participating in the Street Art Bike Challenge?

Share your photos below!

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1 day ago

Puzzle Answer

NumberWorks'nWords NorthWest

The answer to the square puzzle is 30.

1 day ago

Property investors are selling off

Raj Bhonsle from Raj Bhonsle Residential & Commercial Universal

Property investors are selling off older properties to buy newer ones as they look to manage investments against changes to tax rules and healthy homes standards.

Hamilton-based Lodge Real Estate managing director Jeremy O'Rourke, said the trend has been noticeable over the past few months.
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Property investors are selling off older properties to buy newer ones as they look to manage investments against changes to tax rules and healthy homes standards.

Hamilton-based Lodge Real Estate managing director Jeremy O'Rourke, said the trend has been noticeable over the past few months.
Source - Newhub
Government is proposing that interest on a mortgage on a residential investment property acquired before 27 March this year will be phased out gradually until 31 March, 2025.www.newshub.co.nz...

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5 days ago

MY LOCAL LIKE.

Peter from Henderson

MIKE JACKSON VECHICLE SERVICING.I have been using this
service for many years, in fact even
longer since mike jackson who started it up was still running it.
great people great service
great fair prices.
THEY ARE THE BEST.🙂👾🐕🙊

2 days ago

Beloved primary school teacher dies from cancer

Melanie Earley Reporter from North Harbour News

Kia ora neighbours, some sad news for the community, a former teacher at Whenuapai Primary School has died from cancer.

Janine Robson was a “well-loved” teacher at Greenhithe School on Auckland's North Shore. She had previously taught at Whenuapai Primary School.

On October 11, Robson … View more
Kia ora neighbours, some sad news for the community, a former teacher at Whenuapai Primary School has died from cancer.

Janine Robson was a “well-loved” teacher at Greenhithe School on Auckland's North Shore. She had previously taught at Whenuapai Primary School.

On October 11, Robson died after being diagnosed with leukemia in December 2019.

Read the full story at the link below.

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2 days ago

Here's a cool idea for communicating with your neighbours without technology or breaching alert level rules...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while … View more
Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while also looking out for others in your community.

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3 days ago

😄🤔Sitting back and remembering ... 🤔😄

Fiona from Henderson

This last year and a half has been a real eye opener and an even bigger test of my patience.
So many things were unable to be done, so many family and friends haven't been seen face to face since ... hell I don't even remember.
All I can say is thank goodness for WhatsApp, Face Time and … View more
This last year and a half has been a real eye opener and an even bigger test of my patience.
So many things were unable to be done, so many family and friends haven't been seen face to face since ... hell I don't even remember.
All I can say is thank goodness for WhatsApp, Face Time and Zoom calls.
We normally go on holiday every 2 years after saving our backsides off and going without so much, but we haven't been able to for 3 years or so now.
So I was skimming through my passport/s, remembering the good ol' days (Ahh ... Croatia , I miss you so much).
This got me to thinking, "What did I do in 2020?"
Then it hit me ... this is what I did for so much of 2020 ... (pic attached) and 2021 seems to be pretty much the same 😉😄😄🤣🤣🤣

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