58 days ago

Experts in Covered Outdoor Living Areas

Shades Direct

At Shades Direct we use construction grade aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel fixings and 6mm flat sheet roofing.

We are best in class in terms of quality and workmanship. Our Outsider and Clearspan awnings are bespoke made to measure for your home.

Don’t be fooled by compromise’s!
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More messages from your neighbours
9 hours ago

Say goodbye to tyre waste


About 40% of the 6.5 million tyres Kiwis use every year are recycled, repurposed, or used as tyre-derived fuel. But the rest end up in landfills, stockpiled or dumped.

The good news is now there’s an easy solution to all that tyre waste. It’s called Tyrewise and is New Zealand’s first national tyre recycling scheme.

Tyrewise ensures that tyres in Aotearoa New Zealand are recycled or repurposed properly, saving millions from going to the landfill.

Find out more about the scheme online.
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10 hours ago

[ Free STEM Education EXPO]

Diane from Auckland Central

[Free STEM EXPO] KNZCA & the Ministry of Education invite you to join the first Pan Ethnic STEM Leaning Community hub event for understanding STEM. Come along with your kids, educators and companies are welcome. Free event. Formal opening will be at 10am. Registration form : forms.office.com...

2 days ago

Poll: Does the building consent process need to change?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We definitely need homes that are fit to live in but there are often frustrations when it comes to getting consent to modify your own home.
Do you think changes need made to the current process for building consent? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

Does the building consent process need to change?
  • 91.9% Yes
    91.9% Complete
  • 7.7% No
    7.7% Complete
  • 0.5% Other - I'll share below!
    0.5% Complete
862 votes