Hi neighbours, if you live in Flatbush, The Gardens, Alfriston, Conifer Grove or Wattle Downs, you're in NZ's newest electorate of Takanini. Labour's Dr Neru Leavasa will be your new MP. He is a local GP and bone cancer survivor who hopes moving into politics will allow him to continue to help improve health outcomes for south Aucklanders in a “broader” sense.
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The great kiwi deck, every home should have one. But there's a decking debate raging in DIY and Reno circles: Should the grooves go up or down?
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