Western Lake, Featherston

19 days ago

Resident-friendly terms that stack up!

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Our pioneering approach to retirement living includes resident-friendly terms designed to protect you and your family.

Ryman’s Peace of Mind Guarantees include terms such as our deferred management fee that is capped at 20 percent, one of the lowest in the retirement sector. Our base weekly … View more
Our pioneering approach to retirement living includes resident-friendly terms designed to protect you and your family.

Ryman’s Peace of Mind Guarantees include terms such as our deferred management fee that is capped at 20 percent, one of the lowest in the retirement sector. Our base weekly fee is fixed for the entire time you occupy your townhouse or apartment*, and comprehensive care can be dialled up as your needs change.

Terms like these provide you with greater confidence to live the way you want. They not only stack up in the retirement industry, they lead the way. *Some conditions apply.
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22 days ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Baxter

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Nicola Fairclough, from Miramar, is very proud of Baxter.

"Hi, this is my cockatiel, Baxter. He is 20 years old and is the cutest parrot! He sits on my shoulder and head. He can whistle tunes and say lots of things! He's always free to fly around the house."

Remember if you want … View more
Nicola Fairclough, from Miramar, is very proud of Baxter.

"Hi, this is my cockatiel, Baxter. He is 20 years old and is the cutest parrot! He sits on my shoulder and head. He can whistle tunes and say lots of things! He's always free to fly around the house."

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what … View more

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21 days ago

Cheap cheap car

Billy from Martinborough

Hi guys,
Looking for a runner car! Nothing flash, just to drive to and from work everyday , cheap as in$500-$700 price range!!!!

21 days ago

Calling all Small Business Owners!

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23 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Words and pic from Louise Thomas.

"Hey, mate, have you got any chips? . . .Come back, I know which one is your car." Southern black-backed gulls/karoro (Larus dominicanus) looking slightly nefarious on the back of an old boat at the Hutt Estuary.

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24 days ago

Epidemiologist Michael Baker is the Wellingtonian of the Year

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

One of the country’s top epidemiologists, Professor Michael Baker, who became a household name amid the Covid-19 pandemic has taken home the supreme award at the annual Wellingtonian of the Year Awards.
reated by The Dominion Post, the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards were started in 1989 to … View more
One of the country’s top epidemiologists, Professor Michael Baker, who became a household name amid the Covid-19 pandemic has taken home the supreme award at the annual Wellingtonian of the Year Awards.
reated by The Dominion Post, the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards were started in 1989 to celebrate achievements and contributions across all sectors of the greater Wellington community, awarding those who make the region exciting and vibrant.
The 2020 Dominion Post Wellingtonian Of The Year winners:
Arts – Victor Rodger​
Business – Malcolm Gillies​
Community Service – Biddy Harford​
Education – Sally Barrett​
Environment – Dave Lowe​
Public Service – Ashley Bloomfield​
Science & Technology – Michael Baker​
Sport – Ameliaranne Ekenasio​
Youth – Brad Olsen​

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25 days ago

Stop the agapanthus invasion

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Agapanthus are flowering freely at the moment so it is a good time to think about how you can stop them from spreading by deadheading them.
In some parts of New Zealand they are considered an invasive weed.
Click on READ MORE to see a story I wrote in 2018.

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23 days ago

Would you like to win gardening gear and plant nursery vouchers?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Subscribe to our free ezine! Follow this week’s guide to growing chicory and radicchio. Harvest flowers for dried arrangements, plant fast-growing Asian greens, look out for cicada damage and wasps and fill gaps in shelter belts before winter.
Build your own sun-lounger and learn how to divide… View more
Subscribe to our free ezine! Follow this week’s guide to growing chicory and radicchio. Harvest flowers for dried arrangements, plant fast-growing Asian greens, look out for cicada damage and wasps and fill gaps in shelter belts before winter.
Build your own sun-lounger and learn how to divide Bearded Irises. Plus go in the draw to win handspreaders from GARDENA and $35 vouchers from Awapuni Nurseries.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here.

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23 days ago

Whats on at Easter and Autumn

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Got friends and family coming to stay? Need help with accommodation for them or things to do? Come in and see us at Masterton or Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres - we can help! Here's a neat highlights package of what's on in coming weeks including the Tui Truck Show & Shine, … View moreGot friends and family coming to stay? Need help with accommodation for them or things to do? Come in and see us at Masterton or Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres - we can help! Here's a neat highlights package of what's on in coming weeks including the Tui Truck Show & Shine, the National Tweed Ride, and the Easter Bunny at Cobblestones! ...plus links to much more.
wairarapanz.com...

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23 days ago

New Wairarapa WALKING FESTIVAL - read all about it

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

This brand new festival is next weekend. find out all about it on their Facebook page - registrations are essential.
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25 days ago

Bonus Pet of the Day: Meet Boston

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This is such a good pic, I thought I had to use it.

"Thought we would send this shot to you. It is classic and so suits his personality.
Boston enjoying being on holiday in Waikanae, pending his move back to Australia. Here is hoping QLD is going to open the border up soon. Charlotte, Peter … View more
This is such a good pic, I thought I had to use it.

"Thought we would send this shot to you. It is classic and so suits his personality.
Boston enjoying being on holiday in Waikanae, pending his move back to Australia. Here is hoping QLD is going to open the border up soon. Charlotte, Peter & Trish Scholes."

Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what … View more

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25 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Neighbourly folk, anyone got an idea where this is?

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24 days ago

Upcycling Awards is back for 2021!

Resene

Do you have old things lying around that you've been meaning to spruce up or recreate? It's time to unleash your DIY skills and bring out your inner artistic spirit. Resene and Neighbourly are challenging everyday Kiwis like YOU to take part in the Resene Upcycling Awards.

Give us … View more
Do you have old things lying around that you've been meaning to spruce up or recreate? It's time to unleash your DIY skills and bring out your inner artistic spirit. Resene and Neighbourly are challenging everyday Kiwis like YOU to take part in the Resene Upcycling Awards.

Give us your all, we want to see your creations! Check out some of last years' entires here.

Take part in the 2021 Resene Upcycling Awards. There are four great prizes worth $500 up for grabs: a $200 Resene voucher and a $300 Prezzy® card!
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25 days ago

Stop throwing rubbish into the river!

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The regional council wants Wairarapa residents to stop throwing rubbish in to local rivers. "In the last year, we have conducted 12 site clean-ups from commercial and domestic waste dumped in Wairarapa rivers by thoughtless members of the community. These clean-ups have included the removal of… View moreThe regional council wants Wairarapa residents to stop throwing rubbish in to local rivers. "In the last year, we have conducted 12 site clean-ups from commercial and domestic waste dumped in Wairarapa rivers by thoughtless members of the community. These clean-ups have included the removal of cars, household waste, concrete rubble and rotting animal carcasses. Collectively we can make a difference to protect our precious rivers. The community must use official rubbish disposable options that reduce environmental impact, unnecessary costs and protect our friends and family from hazards and risk."

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25 days ago

Kenneth Brown located

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Missing man Kenneth Brown has been located.
Police were appealing for sightings of the 68-year-old, who went missing from the Lake Ferry area in the Wairarapa Wednesday morning.
He was located safely shortly before 12pm.
Police thanked the public for their assistance.

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