42 days ago

Auckland drought: Growing alarm about demand for water as dry conditions continue

Danielle Clent Reporter from North Shore Times

Hi neighbours, the demand for water in Auckland is causing increasing concern, with one river at the lowest level it has been in nearly 40 years.
Water company Watercare said Auckland's water use is "skyrocketing" and people need to think before they turn their taps on.
Last week, previous water use records were broken three times, with the largest volume of 568 million litres used on February 19.
How have you reduced your water use this summer?

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14 hours ago

Join us for lunch and some new ideas

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how are you finding life in lockdown? If you're looking for new ways to mix things up at home and in the garden, we can help!

Join us for a virtual lunch from 12.30 today (8 April), when NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll will be live on Homed to answer your questions, share their expertise and chat about your latest projects.

From repurposing items you already have to create a stylish new interior, to getting a steer on what you can sow and grow in the garden right now, here's your chance to get help and advice from those in the know.

And if you've already finished some home and garden projects during lockdown, don't be shy... show us what you've done. We'd love to see them! Click here and get in early to submit your questions and join in the fun. You can also email photos of your projects to: homed@stuff.co.nz.

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8 hours ago

Looking for inspiration?

Signature Homes

The team at Signature Homes North Shore & Rodney wants to keep you entertained while at home with a free digital copy of our latest home design magazine, full of real stories from Kiwi homeowners.

If you’re thinking of building new, or just looking for some inspiration, Signature Style is a must-read! We have a wide range of House & Land Packages and home designs to suit your taste, budget, section and lifestyle.

We look forward to reconnecting with the community very soon, in the meantime please click to get your free digital copy of our magazine.

Phillip Howe
Signature Homes North Shore & Rodney
Find out more

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8 hours ago

Don't miss your collection this Easter

The Team from Auckland Council

Hey Auckland, we will continue to collect your kerbside collections during the Easter holiday, but with some changes to collection dates.

Collections from Easter Friday will be a day later and return to normal Monday 20 April.

Remember all rubbish, recycling bins and bags and food scraps bins (if applicable) are to be placed out before 7am on your collection day.
Learn more

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