39 days ago

Have you bought your first home recently? How did you do it?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Eastern Courier

Hi neighbours, Are first home buyers better off buying an apartment in central Auckland or a house in the suburbs? Property experts are divided over that question.
(More information in the story below). What do you think? Are you a first home buyer? Have your recently bought your first home in Auckland? How did you do it? Share your experience in the comments below or by emailing aucklandnewsroom@stuff.co.nz. Please write "NFP" if you don't want your comment to appear in print.

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10 hours ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.

Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?

What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 21.9% Rates
    21.9% Complete
  • 16.8% Housing
    16.8% Complete
  • 11.1% Roads
    11.1% Complete
  • 16.2% Public transport
    16.2% Complete
  • 3.6% Water
    3.6% Complete
  • 5.4% Waste
    5.4% Complete
  • 10.2% Climate + environment
    10.2% Complete
  • 9.3% Infrastructure
    9.3% Complete
  • 5.7% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    5.7% Complete
334 votes
5 days ago

I can keep your 1bdrm just like new...

Pam from Pakuranga Heights

Anybody looking for a long term quiet tenant 50yr old ?? I have all my own furniture just need somewhere to put it - No stairs preferred. Great Reference ..