74 days ago

Free Low E double glazing upgrade from Plus to Max for Super Gold card members

RetroFit Double Glazing - Auckland North

If you’re a super gold card holder and are thinking about getting retrofit double glazing check out this great special! All you need to do is request a free quote in August and book a summer install and you can get a free upgrade! Get your free measure and quote here or call us on 0800 658 658. Terms apply click here to view

More messages from your neighbours
7 days ago

Would you buy this cowboy Winston Peters portrait?

Melanie Earley Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours, if you’ve ever dreamed of having an image of New Zealand First leader Winston Peters wearing a cowboy hat, proudly hanging in your living room, now’s your chance to make it a reality. An artwork of Peters, created using coffee, red wine and tea is for sale on Trade Me. The current bid is almost $300, would you buy this?

16 minutes ago

Double Room House share Available Bayswater

Richard from Bayswater

Available immediately. Longterm. Shorter* stays considered.

Excellent location - 5 min ferry ride to CBD. 5 mins to Takapuna and Devonport. Very close to beaches, walks, park, shops, cafes, cinemas.

Fully furnished - uplifting feel.
All household amenties, including fibre
Private garden - quiet and relaxing.
Great summer house.
Plenty of storage.

Just me, Scooby the cat, and possibly you.

Best suit gay and cat friendly, considerate guy, but all will be considered.

I'm an easy, thinking creative type, I cook. I write. Socially aware. I steer clear of conspiracy theorists. I like calm and also good social times.

* likely to be a supplement for short stays.

Happy to meet and talk possibilities.

Richard 021 0241 1477

2 hours ago

Poll: Auckland's super-city: One decade on: Is local government running more efficiently?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

It's been 10 years since Auckland's new super-city was formed, forged from eight legacy councils.

For Aucklanders who have lived through the massive overhaul, do you think local government is running more smoothly?

Auckland Council's first year was far from smooth with the Occupy protest, the Rugby World Cup opening night transport debacle, a battle with central government over funding the inner-city rail loop, and a contest of wills over delegating powers to local boards and council-controlled organisations.

Auckland's inaugural super mayor Len Brown hailed it a success.

"Generally 2011 has been a good first year for the council, " Brown said in 2012.

"We've brought the region together... At the same time we have driven $81 million in efficiencies and reduced the inherited 9.3 per cent rates increase down to 3.9 per cent."

The boundaries of the new super city were unveiled in 2010.

Super city Auckland was divided into 13 wards with 21 local boards.

Auckland's super-city: One decade on: Is local government running more efficiently?
  • 5.5% Yes
    5.5% Complete
  • 94.5% No
    94.5% Complete
73 votes