Tawa, Wellington

14 hours ago

More windy weather coming

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

It has been a windy few weeks and the Met Service is predicting that it is not over yet.

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4 days ago

How do we take the junk out of mail?

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

We are proposing that unaddressed mail or advertising mail may not be put in letter boxes that are clearly marked with the words “no circulars” or “no junk mail”.

Do you agree or disagree?

Visit www.letstalk.wellington.govt.nz... to have your say on our proposed Solid Waste Management … View more
We are proposing that unaddressed mail or advertising mail may not be put in letter boxes that are clearly marked with the words “no circulars” or “no junk mail”.

Do you agree or disagree?

Visit www.letstalk.wellington.govt.nz... to have your say on our proposed Solid Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw 2020.

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5 hours ago

Formica boards

Naseeman from Tawa

PVC Edging
Formica double-sided
Gloss finish
Ideal as a gift. Chopping slicing and serving

Negotiable

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5 hours ago

What's On: Try Croquet

Grant from Titahi Bay

We play croquet every fine Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Ring Tom on 236 8877 if you want to come to a croquet Open Day and try croquet.
Try Croquet
  • Plimmerton Croquet Club
7 hours ago

Poll: Do you believe Let's Get Wellington Moving will ever happen?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The $6.4 billion Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme is under review, despite $4 million a month being leaked into the project.

Sources told Stuff the monthly cost was revealed to Wellington City councillors by a staff member in recent days, with one source also revealing the 20-year … View more
The $6.4 billion Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme is under review, despite $4 million a month being leaked into the project.

Sources told Stuff the monthly cost was revealed to Wellington City councillors by a staff member in recent days, with one source also revealing the 20-year project was set to be reviewed. LGWM refused to comment on the monthly costs, but confirmed in a statement that three independent consultants are reviewing the programme.

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Do you believe Let's Get Wellington Moving will ever happen?
  • 69.2% No - it is is an expensive pipe dream
    69.2% Complete
  • 21.2% Yes - it is a great idea
    21.2% Complete
  • 9.6% Not sure
    9.6% Complete
52 votes
8 hours ago

We're moving to Alert Level 1!

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Kia kaha Pōneke!
We are moving to Alert Level 1 at 11:59pm tonight (21 September) until further notice from the Government.
Our services and facilities will return to normal with contact tracing encouraged.

💛 The Harbourside Market will reopen on Sunday 27 September

💛 All our pools and … View more
Kia kaha Pōneke!
We are moving to Alert Level 1 at 11:59pm tonight (21 September) until further notice from the Government.
Our services and facilities will return to normal with contact tracing encouraged.

💛 The Harbourside Market will reopen on Sunday 27 September

💛 All our pools and recreation centres will remain open with programmes and fitness classes resuming normal scheduling

💛 Rubbish and recycling collection services are operating as usual

💛 Southern Landfill, the Tip Shop and Recycling Centre will resume normal service

💛 All Library branches are open with all programmes and events resuming normal scheduling over the next few weeks

For more information on the operation of our services and facilities visit:
wellington.govt.nz...
Great work Pōneke!

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9 hours ago

Masks no longer compulsory for commuters

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Following the Government’s alert level 1 announcement Metlink has confirmed that face coverings will not be mandatory on board bus, ferry and train services from Tuesday September 22 2020. While some passengers may continue to wear face coverings out of personal preference, the focus for all … View moreFollowing the Government’s alert level 1 announcement Metlink has confirmed that face coverings will not be mandatory on board bus, ferry and train services from Tuesday September 22 2020. While some passengers may continue to wear face coverings out of personal preference, the focus for all passengers should now be on personal hygiene measures and tracking journeys. Metlink is encouraging all passengers to log their travel, using the Government’s COVID-19 tracing app for contact tracing purposes. For further updates check out the Metlink website metlink.org.nz/covid-19

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10 hours ago

Wellington Chamber Music this Sunday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

With the move to Level 1 Wellingtoin Chamber Music has confirmed the performance by NZTrio this Sunday.

NZTrio - 3 pm to 5 pm Sunday 27 September 2020 at St Andrew's on The Terrace.

Tickets $40, Under 26 $10. This is the first appearance in the series by new NZTrio – Amalia Hall … View more
With the move to Level 1 Wellingtoin Chamber Music has confirmed the performance by NZTrio this Sunday.

NZTrio - 3 pm to 5 pm Sunday 27 September 2020 at St Andrew's on The Terrace.

Tickets $40, Under 26 $10. This is the first appearance in the series by new NZTrio – Amalia Hall (violin), Somi Kim (piano) and Ashley Brown (cello).

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5 days ago

What's On: BreathFIT

Ruth from Tawa

BreathFIT, a free, fun exercise group for people with chronic conditions. Starting 02/10/2020, Friday Mornings 11.45 for 40 minutes, led by a certified Fitness Instructor. Enquiries Claire 4056458
BreathFIT
  • Supper Room, Mungavin Hall
12 hours ago

Vinyl Records Wanted to Buy

Simon from Johnsonville

Hi there, if you have any vinyl records that you no longer use, I may be able to buy them from you. Anything considered. You can contact me here or call me directly on 02102976390. Cheers! :)

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15 hours ago

Tawa home sells for $650,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A house at 243 Main Road in Tawa has sold for $650,000.

At 150sqm, it is smaller than most homes in Tawa, where the median home is 170sqm.

The three-bedroom property has one bathroom and its capital valuation is $560,000. The median CV in Tawa is $620,000. The sale was finalised on August 14, … View more
A house at 243 Main Road in Tawa has sold for $650,000.

At 150sqm, it is smaller than most homes in Tawa, where the median home is 170sqm.

The three-bedroom property has one bathroom and its capital valuation is $560,000. The median CV in Tawa is $620,000. The sale was finalised on August 14, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

15 hours ago

Sold in Tawa: home goes for $655,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A house at 13 Greer Crescent in Tawa has fetched $655,000, well above its capital valuation of $440,000.

At 90sqm, it is much smaller than most homes in Tawa, where the median house is 170sqm.

This home sold on August 14, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available … View more
A house at 13 Greer Crescent in Tawa has fetched $655,000, well above its capital valuation of $440,000.

At 90sqm, it is much smaller than most homes in Tawa, where the median house is 170sqm.

This home sold on August 14, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

15 hours ago

Mental Health Awareness Week

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

It's Mental Health Awareness Week, and the focus this year is He Tirohanga Anamata (Reimagine Wellbeing Together).

It has been a challenging time and it’s normal to feel stressed or lonely. Be kind to yourself and make sure you check in with your whānau and loved ones, not only this week,… View more
It's Mental Health Awareness Week, and the focus this year is He Tirohanga Anamata (Reimagine Wellbeing Together).

It has been a challenging time and it’s normal to feel stressed or lonely. Be kind to yourself and make sure you check in with your whānau and loved ones, not only this week, but every week.

You can find all of our resources at: wellington.govt.nz...

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16 hours ago

Cutting hair for 50 years

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Lance Barnard might be the oldest barber in Wellington.

“It only feels like yesterday that I was the youngest,” Barnard jokes with a client. A fortnight ago Barnard moved from the barber shop on Courtenay Place where he spent the last 40 years cutting hair, to Cuba Barbers on Cuba Street.

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Lance Barnard might be the oldest barber in Wellington.

“It only feels like yesterday that I was the youngest,” Barnard jokes with a client. A fortnight ago Barnard moved from the barber shop on Courtenay Place where he spent the last 40 years cutting hair, to Cuba Barbers on Cuba Street.

Does anybody know if there has been a barber cutting hair longer than Lance.

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3 days ago

Poll: Do you support a by-law banning junk mail?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington City is proposing a by-law banning unaddressed or advertising mail being put in letter boxes marked "no circulars" or '"no junk mail".
The by-law is part of a waste management plan to reduce the amount of material going in to landfills.

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Do you support a by-law banning junk mail?
  • 74.5% Yes
    74.5% Complete
  • 25.5% No
    25.5% Complete
717 votes
5 days ago

Support Mary Potter Hospice annual appeal

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Volunteers for the annual street appeal will be hitting the street to raise money this Friday and Saturday..

The hospice supported 42 per cent of people who died in Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti last year.

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