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32 days ago

Is your property climate resilient?

Climate Insights

Find out today by accessing the latest climate science for your property with Climate Insights.

Risks to your investment and the roof over your and your family’s head are something that you can manage. With estimates of up to an 8 percent increase in damages from extreme rainfall alone between… View more
Find out today by accessing the latest climate science for your property with Climate Insights.

Risks to your investment and the roof over your and your family’s head are something that you can manage. With estimates of up to an 8 percent increase in damages from extreme rainfall alone between now and 2040 and up to 25 percent by 2100 we need to act now.

Your first step could be a physical risk assessment and adaptation guide for either your current or future home. Check out the sample reports and get one for yourself.
Download your Property Climate Risk Report

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33 days ago

Crazy paving

Marilyn from Te Aroha

Due to house alterations we removed this concrete-perfect for crazy paving. Free to a good home.

Free

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33 days ago

Lead contamination forces recall of sugar products

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Six sugar products have been recalled by major manufacturers due to lead contamination.

Raw and brown sugar products by Chelsea, Pams and Woolworths are affected, and have been sold at retail outlets and supermarkets throughout New Zealand through October to November 4 2021.

In a statement, … View more
Six sugar products have been recalled by major manufacturers due to lead contamination.

Raw and brown sugar products by Chelsea, Pams and Woolworths are affected, and have been sold at retail outlets and supermarkets throughout New Zealand through October to November 4 2021.

In a statement, MPI said that that the food safety risk from these products is low, and informed customers who have bought these products to not consume them.

Here's what you need to know:

NAME OF PRODUCT
- Chelsea brand Raw Sugar (500g, 1.2kg, and 4kg)
- Chelsea brand Soft Brown Sugar (500g and 1kg)
- Pams brand Raw Sugar (1kg)
- Pams brand Soft Brown Sugar (1kg)
- Woolworths brand Raw Sugar (500g and 1kg)
- Woolworths brand Brown Sugar (500g and 1kg)

BATCH MARKING
- Chelsea brand Raw Sugar (500g, 1.2kg, and 4kg): Lot 21271 through to Lot 21303
- Chelsea brand Soft Brown Sugar (500g and 1kg): Lot 21280 through to Lot 21293
- Pams brand Raw Sugar (1kg): Lot 21270 through to Lot 21302
- Pams brand Soft Brown Sugar (1kg): Lot 21272 through to Lot 21303
- Woolworths brand Raw Sugar (500g, and 1kg): Lot 21274 through to Lot 21281
- Woolworths brand Brown Sugar (500g, and 1kg): Lot 21278 through to Lot 21303

The recall does not affect any other Chelsea brands of sugar or any other products manufactured by these companies.

Customers are encouraged to get in touch with their retailer to get a full refund.

To find out more about this recall, please visit the New Zealand Food Safety Website.

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33 days ago

Meet the 2 Hawke's Bay gardeners up for our 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

They want to create an app to make it easier for gardeners to share and swap crops and seeds. Read their story and don't forget to vote!

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34 days ago

More amazing gardeners up for the 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year!

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

These Palmerston North green thumbs ensure hospice patients and their families get to enjoy flowers, foliage and fragrance. Read their story, then don't forget to vote for them!

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34 days ago

Book your Christmas function with us!

Rotorua

Have you got your Christmas party sorted? Get the team together and experience Christmas with us in Rotorua.

We’ve got fun that won’t blow the budget, so you can put the 'fun' in function. Book deals now.
Book now

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36 days ago

Libraries to reopen

Dee from Cambridge

Cambridge and Te Awamutu Libraries will reopen from Wednesday, 3 November.

Restrictions will continue to apply including limits on numbers inside the libraries. Mask wearing, hand sanitising, contact tracing and social distancing will also apply. Patrons are asked to continue to return their items… View more
Cambridge and Te Awamutu Libraries will reopen from Wednesday, 3 November.

Restrictions will continue to apply including limits on numbers inside the libraries. Mask wearing, hand sanitising, contact tracing and social distancing will also apply. Patrons are asked to continue to return their items through the after hours returns.

Hours of operation are 9am-5pm weekdays and 9.30am-1pm Saturdays.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

Programmes will continue to be run virtually.

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35 days ago

Meet the 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year finalist from Matakana

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Trish Allen is giving away her garden harvest -- again! During the 2020 lockdown, she gave away over 140kg in fruit from her home orchard. This year, she didn’t have fruit to swap but her vegetable garden was packed with winter crops. “I had masses of broccoli, cauliflower, kale, silverbeet and… View moreTrish Allen is giving away her garden harvest -- again! During the 2020 lockdown, she gave away over 140kg in fruit from her home orchard. This year, she didn’t have fruit to swap but her vegetable garden was packed with winter crops. “I had masses of broccoli, cauliflower, kale, silverbeet and French sorrel. So I gave out a lot of parcels of those to anyone I knew who needed it.”

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35 days ago

We need you!

The Team from Red Cross Shop Morrinsville

Our shop needs more volunteers. So we are looking for someone who has some free time and would like to help out a good cause. Does this sound like you? Maybe you have been thinking about this for awhile but just not sure if you want to commit to volunteering. Well we would love for you to pop in … View moreOur shop needs more volunteers. So we are looking for someone who has some free time and would like to help out a good cause. Does this sound like you? Maybe you have been thinking about this for awhile but just not sure if you want to commit to volunteering. Well we would love for you to pop in and see us here at 218 Thames Street and find out more. We are also more than happy for you to come and work alongside one of our volunteers for a couple of hours to see if this role suits you.
For more information or to apply, simply hit the button below.

Looking forward to catching up with you.

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35 days ago

Essential work on the front lines.

Waipa Networks

Waipa Networks continue to operate at Alert level 3 while following very strict protocols to keep our team and communities safe.

You might notice the team out and about continuing with critical maintenance on your power network, feel free to share a smile and a friendly wave, but if you can do … View more
Waipa Networks continue to operate at Alert level 3 while following very strict protocols to keep our team and communities safe.

You might notice the team out and about continuing with critical maintenance on your power network, feel free to share a smile and a friendly wave, but if you can do so from a distance, that helps us keep each other safe.
Planned outages, maintenance and service continue as usual, we know these outages could affect your work from home, or home schooling scenarios and thank you for patience. You can find out when and where outages will take place on our website.
Find out more

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43 days ago

Lions Christmas Cakes

Susan from Tamahere

Thanking of Christmas - help your communities
Buy or feed forward a Christmas Cake to Salvation Army
Made by Goodman Fielder - to the famous Ernest Adams recipe
- $20 per cake

36 days ago

Meet Alexandria Lindsay, our 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year finalist from Waitara

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Alexandria Te Ripeka "Pearl" Lindsay (Te Āti Awa o Taranaki) started gardening to grow her own food -- and now she's growing food for her community too.

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36 days ago

Grab your Free Aircon Quote from your local experts today!

Heathcotes

Say goodbye to chilly nights and hello to warmer weather!

Beat the summer rush and grab a Free Air Conditioning quote from the experts today. Heathcotes have 40 years’ experience servicing and installing Air Conditioners with all the top brands – Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, Panasonic & more.
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Say goodbye to chilly nights and hello to warmer weather!

Beat the summer rush and grab a Free Air Conditioning quote from the experts today. Heathcotes have 40 years’ experience servicing and installing Air Conditioners with all the top brands – Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, Panasonic & more.

Submit your quote request here or give our Air Con team a call on 07 839 5443.

The Heathcotes team
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Shop now

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43 days ago

Misty Day

Angela from BigShots Photography Ltd

A little time out with the camera, it's been a while!

37 days ago

Meet our first finalist for the 2021 Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Get to know Darfield gardener Bronwyn Adams-Hooper, who runs a horticulture programme for the 18- to 21-year-olds serving time in the youth unit at Christchurch Men’s Prison. With her help, they've been growing veges that win awards at their local A&P show.

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