Pirongia Forest Park, Pirongia Forest Park

126 days ago

Sustainable shopping for every whānau

The Warehouse

A more sustainable Aotearoa begins with the choices each Kiwi makes, and our customers have asked us to help make them those choices easier when they’re shopping for their families.

At The Warehouse, you’ll find an ever-growing range of products that are kinder to our planet.

Right now … View more
A more sustainable Aotearoa begins with the choices each Kiwi makes, and our customers have asked us to help make them those choices easier when they’re shopping for their families.

At The Warehouse, you’ll find an ever-growing range of products that are kinder to our planet.

Right now we’re at 8,000 and counting – and with 5,000 of them available for just $20 or less, sustainable is more affordable than ever.
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127 days ago

Successful businesses are built on trust

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Here at Neighbourly we know a little secret; to run a successful business in today’s world you have to have trust.

Our members are your locals. Start 2021 with a Neighbourly Premium Business listing and connect with your community on a trusted platform.

Neighbourly - a local social … View more
Here at Neighbourly we know a little secret; to run a successful business in today’s world you have to have trust.

Our members are your locals. Start 2021 with a Neighbourly Premium Business listing and connect with your community on a trusted platform.

Neighbourly - a local social platform that understands local business
Sign your business up today

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128 days ago

Want a power free sewage treatment system?

NaturalFlow

Nature is one huge recycling mechanism, and the ‘NaturalFlow System’ works with 'Nature' by harnessing these forces that have been quietly working together for thousands of years to break down and decompose waste all around us.

We've positioned them in an enclosed eco-systemView more
Nature is one huge recycling mechanism, and the ‘NaturalFlow System’ works with 'Nature' by harnessing these forces that have been quietly working together for thousands of years to break down and decompose waste all around us.

We've positioned them in an enclosed eco-system that simulates the forest floor, to treat and break down your wastewater until it is perfectly safe to be re-introduced into the environment, via the soil. 'Nature' does all this for you, for FREE!

NaturalFlow has professional installers that cover every region of New Zealand, contact us to find the closest one to you.
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128 days ago
128 days ago

Do you know what to do in the garden this weekend?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Our ezine Get Growing has all the info you need. This week, we say reap the rewards of growing your own cherries. Cover tomatoes to beat the birds, protect crops from windy weather, label seedheads for saving, move potted crops into partial shade, and plump up garlic, onions and shallots.
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Our ezine Get Growing has all the info you need. This week, we say reap the rewards of growing your own cherries. Cover tomatoes to beat the birds, protect crops from windy weather, label seedheads for saving, move potted crops into partial shade, and plump up garlic, onions and shallots.
Turn pine cones into a summery wreath; take a look at Yates new book Top Edible Plants for Pots (and how not to kill them); plus go in the draw to win Kent & Stowe hand tools from Tui and a 2021 NZ Gardener Garden Diary.

Subscribe now for more great tips and prizes!

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128 days ago

WEAVE Cultural Market

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

The day is here! Come along and enjoy ethnic food, crafts, cultural performances and other entertainments, celebrating the diversity of our former refugee and migrant communities!

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129 days ago

Better balance is easy!

The Team from ACC New Zealand

Maintaining your balance is key to enjoying life and avoiding falls. With the easy-to-use app called Nymbl, you can improve your balance and live falls free.

You just need a smartphone or tablet. With Nymbl you’ll use simple and safe body movements and easy brain challenges like trivia. … View more
Maintaining your balance is key to enjoying life and avoiding falls. With the easy-to-use app called Nymbl, you can improve your balance and live falls free.

You just need a smartphone or tablet. With Nymbl you’ll use simple and safe body movements and easy brain challenges like trivia. It’s a technique called dual-tasking and it’s proven to be effective, it’s also fun. Just 10 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home and you can be Nymbl.

Register now to get Nymbl free. Nymbl is brought to you by Live Stronger For Longer and ACC, MOH and HQSC.
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129 days ago

Change a life this Christmas!

World Vision

Don't just give the same old thing this year.

Give a World Vision Smiles gift guaranteed to change lives!

When you gift a goat or help a girl get an education in honour of your friends or family, you can change the world for kids and families in great need.

No other gift can compare… View more
Don't just give the same old thing this year.

Give a World Vision Smiles gift guaranteed to change lives!

When you gift a goat or help a girl get an education in honour of your friends or family, you can change the world for kids and families in great need.

No other gift can compare to a pathway out of poverty. A goat will give a family nutritious milk and extra income! Make every gift count this Christmas.

Each gift comes with a card explaining your extraordinary impact. No wrapping – win!
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129 days ago

Neighbours Day 2021

The Team from Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Neighbours Day Aotearoa on March 20th-30th 2021 has even more ways you can get involved this year! Our theme for 2021 is 'The Great Plant Swap' and if you are one of the first 200 to register with us, we will send you a packet of seeds to get you started!

If you love your annual BBQ, … View more
Neighbours Day Aotearoa on March 20th-30th 2021 has even more ways you can get involved this year! Our theme for 2021 is 'The Great Plant Swap' and if you are one of the first 200 to register with us, we will send you a packet of seeds to get you started!

If you love your annual BBQ, street party or the like - that is awesome! Get in early with your registration and tell us about the event you're planning and we'll send you seeds too! (We are good like that!)

We are also encouraging people to write something about their neighbours, communities and/or acts of neighbourliness with Notes for neighbours - poems, reflections or any sort of note! We will share these on our Facebook, Instagram and website and 5 will be chosen to be made into posters to share across the country.

Check out our website and register your event, big or small today!

www.neighboursday.org.nz...

130 days ago

Experience the Ryman Care Difference

Ryman Healthcare Limited

It’s hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. Perhaps it’s our constant drive to improve through innovations such as our myRyman Care app and Delicious menu, or perhaps it’s the genuine warmth of the care we provide.

Our 'Experience the Care Difference’… View more
It’s hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. Perhaps it’s our constant drive to improve through innovations such as our myRyman Care app and Delicious menu, or perhaps it’s the genuine warmth of the care we provide.

Our 'Experience the Care Difference’ guide paints a picture of the care, kindness and comfort that our residents experience every day. It offers a comprehensive guide to rest home, hospital and specialist dementia care, as well as our serviced apartment options. So, for the inside knowledge into what makes a Ryman care centre different, check out our guide.
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131 days ago

Win* NZ's own Bluegrass festival

Kiwigrass

Kiwigrass: New Zealand's only National Bluegrass Festival is coming to Cambridge this February! The sounds of banjo and mandolin will ring out over 5-7 February as the best bluegrass bands from across New Zealand congregate at the Mighty River Domain on Lake Kārapiro. Win a double pass for … View moreKiwigrass: New Zealand's only National Bluegrass Festival is coming to Cambridge this February! The sounds of banjo and mandolin will ring out over 5-7 February as the best bluegrass bands from across New Zealand congregate at the Mighty River Domain on Lake Kārapiro. Win a double pass for the weekend! to enter simply Like and/or Thank this post to go in the draw.

Enjoy three days of classic and contemporary Bluegrass, old-time mountain string music and Americana in a family-friendly setting. Workshops provide opportunities to learn more about the music and the people who make, and New Zealand’s best luthiers will be there with instruments so you can try your hand. Tickets available now. Winner to be drawn and contacted on the 15th December 2020. T&C's Apply.
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131 days ago

This week's latest Blueprint

Hamilton Harcourts

View Hamilton Harcourts' latest interactive Blueprint.

If you'd like to receive Blueprint in your inbox each week, subscribe here.
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137 days ago

Your favourite ever summer holiday

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? … View more
Hi everyone,
Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? What made it such a stand-out experience? As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it included in a travel article. Cheers.

131 days ago

WEAVE Cultural Market

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This year's WEAVE Cultural Market will be on the 11th of December in Garden Place from 4pm till 8pm. Come along and enjoy ethnic food, crafts, cultural performances and other entertainments, celebrating the diversity of our former refugee and migrant communities!

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131 days ago

"Risk to native flora" - Kmart recalls wreath decoration

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Ministry of Primary Industries has recalled a Kmart wreath which may potentially harbour unwanted organisms.

In a release, the Product Recalls website stated that the treatment given to the product has been ineffective and that customers should return their wreaths to Kmart for a full … View more
The Ministry of Primary Industries has recalled a Kmart wreath which may potentially harbour unwanted organisms.

In a release, the Product Recalls website stated that the treatment given to the product has been ineffective and that customers should return their wreaths to Kmart for a full refund.

What you need to know:
- The wreath was sold at Kmart stores between 26 September 2020 to 27 November 2020.
- The product is labelled "Wicker wreath with native foliage and berries." The batch number is 28/20.
- The APN number is 9341107552810.

Any queries or concerns should be directed to Kmart Customer Service available Monday-Friday between 8.00am and 5.00pm on 0800 945 995.

For further information, please visit the Government's Product Recall Website.

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