Newstead, Hamilton

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4 days ago

Heuchera - Dark Secret

Pat from Riverlea

The foliage has heavily ruffled edges with a deep purple-bronze colour and a slight silvery sheen.An easy to grow perennial with a mound forming habit and produces creamy-white flowers emerging in mid-summer. Plant in full to part shade where soils are rich in organic material, moist and … View moreThe foliage has heavily ruffled edges with a deep purple-bronze colour and a slight silvery sheen.An easy to grow perennial with a mound forming habit and produces creamy-white flowers emerging in mid-summer. Plant in full to part shade where soils are rich in organic material, moist and free-draining. Grows to approximately 25cm x 40cm. Tolerates frost and snow.

The plant is in 0.9 litre pot.

Pick up in Riverlea , near New World - Hillcrest.

Contactless payment and pick up.

Shipping is also available.

Price: $10

4 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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4 days ago

Virtual Children's Programmes

Dee from Cambridge

Our virtual children's programmes return in full this week, with activities to suit all age groups. You don't need to be a member to join in. Links available here, via website events or facebook events.

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4 days ago

We Love swimming

Hilton Brown Swimming

And we can’t wait till we get back to doing what we do best – teaching swimming! We will reopen when the Government announces that it is safe to do so.

We help babies, children and adults feel confident in and around the water and are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment … View more
And we can’t wait till we get back to doing what we do best – teaching swimming! We will reopen when the Government announces that it is safe to do so.

We help babies, children and adults feel confident in and around the water and are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all.

Touch base with us today to book in for your Free trial lesson. We have locations in both Albany and Hobsonville. The Free Trial lesson is open to all new customers.
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5 days ago

Happy National Gardening Week! 👩‍🌾🍅

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our … View more
This year Kiwis are being encouraged to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

Backyard and communal edible gardens not only provide healthy, sustainable and tasty kai, they also create greater food resiliency within our hapori.

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8 days ago

Do police need to tighten the Auckland-Waikato border case cases rise?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours, With Covid-19 daily cases in Auckland forecast to double, police won't say whether boundary controls have tightened since rural locals reported higher volumes of traffic on cross-boundary back roads. Read the story below:

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5 days ago

WANTED Springfree Frame

Shaun from Tamahere

Springfree frame parts wanted for an Original (Green Frame) Large Oval SF60 (Spring Free 60 poles). I am especially after a corner section with 11 pole holders, rust free or very little rust preferably, but happy to consider the whole frame.
Compatible frames include Generation 2 (Black Frame … View more
Springfree frame parts wanted for an Original (Green Frame) Large Oval SF60 (Spring Free 60 poles). I am especially after a corner section with 11 pole holders, rust free or very little rust preferably, but happy to consider the whole frame.
Compatible frames include Generation 2 (Black Frame & without yellow bands on zipper) Large Oval (O92) and Medium Oval (O77)

Contact
Shaun
027 2566489

5 days ago

How important is sustainability to you?

Stuff from Neighbourly Nz

Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchersView more
Take the survey and be in to WIN a share of $2,500 worth of prizes - including a luxury escape in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand’s food and wine country – where a sustainable weekend away tastes absolutely delicious!

Plus, each entry will also go in the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 gift vouchers from the Restaurant Association of New Zealand.
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5 days ago

Looking for a job?

Competenz

Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our … View more
Looking for a job and keen to get qualified? Our job board has new opportunities being listed regularly across our 37 sectors!

And good news, we have an exciting new function available – our CV builder. Now, anyone looking for an apprenticeship or job opportunity through Competenz can use our CV Builder tool to create a professional CV with the right information to get the attention of employers.

Check out our CV builder here. Or keep an eye on our Job Board for new opportunities!
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6 days ago

Grow an extra row

Yates

While some Kiwis are enjoying home grown vegies, many are going without vegetables altogether.

This National Gardening Week we’re encouraging gardeners to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

To help get your … View more
While some Kiwis are enjoying home grown vegies, many are going without vegetables altogether.

This National Gardening Week we’re encouraging gardeners to grow-an-extra-row to share with neighbours, community pantries, food banks and other local food donation agencies.

To help get your extra row underway Yates is lending a helping hand.

Just register online HERE between 1st and 25th October to receive a FREE packet of Yates Vegie Seeds.

Once you’ve grown your vegies to share (or if you have spare now) please visit HERE to find a list of the organisations that would welcome your donation of fresh homegrown vegies.
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6 days ago

Why should I update my will?​

Public Trust

Just like times change, so should your will – so it’s important to keep it up to date. ​

You’ve built a life around the things and people that matter most. An up-to-date will is the best way to protect your legacy and share it with the people you love. ​

If you last made… View more
Just like times change, so should your will – so it’s important to keep it up to date. ​

You’ve built a life around the things and people that matter most. An up-to-date will is the best way to protect your legacy and share it with the people you love. ​

If you last made a will back in the days of cassette tapes and telethons, it may be time for an update. ​
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7 days ago

New EarthDIverse course on Poetry and Ecospitituality

todd from EarthDiverse

Interested in poetry and the intersection between environment and spirituality? Check our new Term 4 course entitled “‘To See a World in a Grain of Sand’ — Ecospirituality in Poetry from around the World” with Dr Norman Franke, PhD, in our World Literature series of courses at … View moreInterested in poetry and the intersection between environment and spirituality? Check our new Term 4 course entitled “‘To See a World in a Grain of Sand’ — Ecospirituality in Poetry from around the World” with Dr Norman Franke, PhD, in our World Literature series of courses at EarthDiverse.

Throughout the ages and in different cultures, poets have celebrated and wondered about nature (creation) and the divine. Using English translations of some seminal works at the intersection of eco-poetics and spiritual poetry, this paper invites you to explore and discuss international poetry in a friendly, informal setting.

This course meets Wednesday evenings beginning 20 October 2021 from 6:30-8:30pm. Check out our website for more information.

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7 days ago

Wanted Hessian sacks

Bob from Tamahere

Wanted hessian sacks for a restoration project.

Free

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7 days ago

BE A MATE.......VACCINATE!!!!

Dianne from Hamilton East

C'mon people, its our chance to put Hamilton well and truly on the map!
Lets get our whanau, friends and anyone else you know to get along and vaccinate.....Fairfield pharmacy are just the most wonderful people who are open and ready for you, if you are nervous and anxious, ask for Katy, she … View more
C'mon people, its our chance to put Hamilton well and truly on the map!
Lets get our whanau, friends and anyone else you know to get along and vaccinate.....Fairfield pharmacy are just the most wonderful people who are open and ready for you, if you are nervous and anxious, ask for Katy, she will allay all your fears, and answer any queries/concerns you have, please, please do it for yourself, do it for others, do it for New Zealand!
P.S., I have had cancer, so am immunodeficient (not that I remember most of the time, lol) and I got the jab, and had no reaction/s whatsoever, so dont wait, vaccinate today!!
Kia pai te ra!!

7 days ago

Kickstart your vegie patch

Yates

Join this supportive & fun online community, for local help to successfully grow your own vegies.

Yates are growing an online community of gardeners, and it’s free to join! Whether you’re just getting started, or an old hand – we can all do with help & support on the journey of … View more
Join this supportive & fun online community, for local help to successfully grow your own vegies.

Yates are growing an online community of gardeners, and it’s free to join! Whether you’re just getting started, or an old hand – we can all do with help & support on the journey of growing our own food.

Yates expert Sarah O’Neil will be on hand to help with problems too. Plus there are over $4000 worth of prizes up for grabs!
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