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Who needs a plant doctor?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

UPDATE: Thank you for all your questions. We're picking the best to send off to the houseplant doctor from Kings Plant Barn and the answers will be published in an article on Homed soon.

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us your houseplant questions and problems to homed@stuff.co.nz, or leave them in the comments, for the houseplant doctor to diagnose. Pictures are encouraged.

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STATE insurance claim

Ifeoluwa from Titirangi

Please I just want to know if this is the usual insurance practice in NZ.

I use my car for my part time business. Before then I have a private vehicle comprehensive insurance on the same vehicle which cost around $50 a month....

Then I changed my insurance to a commercial/ business insurance which then increased my premium to $178 approximately 25% of my car value per annum according to their valuation.

Just before easter , a guy ran into my car and took off but I picked his rego. I immediately reported to the police. They took the details and directed me to my insurance.

Now STATE insurance insist I have to pay an excess of $1000 and also will loose my 40% non- claim discount. They also advise I chase up with the police and see what they can do. Is this supposed to be my duty running after a criminal. I believe they literally saying it's not their job to come up for me when I needed them but never forget to debit my account. Been with them for over 3 years with different vehicle and I'm planning to leave them cause I found them unreliable.

Please I just want to know if this is how things work with insurance.

Thanks