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Member stories

Longtime Kingswood Resident Makes New Connections

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 03 July 2017

Louise G has lived in Kingswood for over two decades now, so you might think that she knew all there was to know about the Western Sydney suburb. After signing up with Nabo, Louise soon found that this wasn’t the case.

Launceston Welcomes Nabo Member with Open Arms

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 20 June 2017

When Anna B moved from Melbourne to Launceston, it was with both excitement and apprehension. Happy to have escaped the “madness of Melbourne”, Anna was keen to dig in new roots.

Deception Bay Residents Find Friendship on Nabo

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 05 June 2017

When Chris M left the small, inland town of Beaudesert for a sea change, she left behind 25 years of friendship and community. Deception Bay is almost four times the size of Beaudesert, but as we all know, sometimes the more neighbours you have, the harder it is to create lasting...

Bookworms Wriggle Out of the Woodwork on Nabo

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 29 May 2017

Kerry Pinzone joined Nabo last July when she moved from the picturesque Gippsland, Victoria, to stunning Nelson Bay in the New South Wales’ Port Stephens area. Kerry initially joined the site in her search for a walking partner, but found so much...

Lead Spotlight: Heidi Hunt

Written by Editor, published on 08 January 2016

Heidi Hunt from High Wycombe WA moved to Australia two years ago after falling in love with the place on a holiday from her native United States. Why did you join Nabo?I saw an ad for Nabo on TV and thought it sounded like a great way to get to know people in my area as I was new to the

How to: Start a community event in your area

Written by Editor, published on 09 November 2015

Nabo Suburb Lead James is actively involved in his community of South Brisbane and loves to meet new people, go to gigs in the West End and explore his local area. Here James shares his tips on launching a new community event in your local area: Community building events are a great way to meet

Meet Steven from Booragoon

Written by Editor, published on 06 November 2015

Steven was our runner-up in the Nabo Suburb Photo Competition, dazzling Nabo users with his breath-taking photo of the State Memorial at sunset. Long time resident of Booragoon, Steven is a web designer with a penchant and talent for photography, and a love for his local community.  What’s your

Meet Hendrix from Crawley

Written by Editor, published on 06 November 2015

Introducing Hendrix, the winner of the Nabo Suburb Photo Competition! Living in Crawley and studying at the University of Western Australia, Hendrix has a passion for photography and capturing the stunning sights around Perth. Hendrix shares his thoughts on his community and Nabo. What’s your

Meet Kirsty from Balmain

Written by Editor, published on 29 September 2015

Kirsty was one of our highly-commended winners in the Inner West photo competition for her great photo of the Waterview Wharf Workshops. She joined Nabo to find out what's going on in her local area and surrounds after moving here from New Zealand. What's the best thing about living in

Meet Toni from Abbotsford

Written by Editor, published on 29 September 2015

Toni from Abbotsford was awarded runner-up in the Inner West photo competition with her fantastic photo of a Balmain mural. What's your favourite place in the neighbourhood?I love going for long walks around all the lovely bays and foreshore parks in the Abbotsford area - the pelicans are

Meet Kimberley from Five Dock

Written by Editor, published on 29 September 2015

Kimberley was one of our highly-commended winners in the Inner West photo competition for her great photo of the bay. She joined Nabo to get to know her neighbours and learn all about her neighbourhood. What’s your favourite spot in the Inner West?I love Rozelle on the weekends. There's plenty

Meet Ben from Balmain

Written by Editor, published on 29 September 2015

Ben from Balmain was a highly-commended winner in the Inner West photo competition with this gorgeous photo of Ballast Point Park."It is my favourite park, called Ballast Point Park. It is an amazing spot and looks right onto the Harbour Bridge. It's in Birchgrove, just head to the end of Ballast

Lead Spotlight: Meet Al from Girrawheen

Written by Editor, published on 28 September 2015

Al is one of the most active and passionate Nabo Suburb Leads. Al actively promotes Nabo in his community and both attends and hosts local events to introduce new people to Nabo. He even appeared on Today Tonight for a Nabo segment! Here Al shares his story:My name is Allan, affectionately known

Lead Spotlight: James Warren from South Brisbane

Written by Editor, published on 03 September 2015

Meet James - He describes himself as “the guy who talks to everyone and knows most of his neighbours”. James has lived in South Brisbane for over 10 years – and in four different adjoining homes at that! In his local area, James loves meeting people, photographing art, visiting South Bank for a run

Lead Spotlight: Bob Taddeo from Leeming WA

Written by Editor, published on 03 September 2015

Meet Bob – A long-time resident of Leeming for over 30 years, Bob has been actively involved in the community from Neighbourhood Watch to a Multicultural Affairs Committee and has even been awarded an Australia Day medal for services to the community! As a dog lover, Bob has also launched his own

Lead Spotlight: Rajeev Saini from Glenwood

Written by Editor, published on 02 September 2015

Meet Rajeev – He's passionate about being active in his local community of Glenwood where he's lived for two years.Rajeev likes spending his free time designing websites and getting involved with local organisations including his local soccer club.  What community initiatives are you/have you

Community Grant Winners: Gresford Country Women’s Association

Written by Editor, published on 31 July 2015

The Gresford Country Women’s Association are set to cook up a storm, thanks to their $10,000 community grant from Nabo!Located in the small village of East Gresford in the Hunter Valley region, the Gresford CWA are a group of strong, hard-working and inspirational women who dedicate their time to

The Cat's Meow - A Good News Story

Written by Editor, published on 22 July 2015

Nabo is all about connecting neighbours and this story shows just how beneficial knowing who your neighbours are can be. Join Nabo today!Lost Cat Found: There’s nothing worse than losing your furry, feathery or four-legged friend. In a heart-warming turn of events, Nabo recently helped reunite an

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