221 days ago

5 signs your home is under insulated

The team from EnergySmart - Christchurch

Many homes in New Zealand are under insulated. Insulation is one of the most important ways to ensure you have a warm, dry and healthy home.

We have put together a list of five signs your home is under insulated. If you are experiencing any of these signs there is a chance your home is under insulated

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1 day ago

Who needs a plant doctor?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

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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1 day ago

Parking charges in central Christchurch could skyrocket

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Christchurch City Council’s draft 10-year budget outlines an intention to increase on-street parking from July from $3.10 an hour to $4.50 – a 45 per cent increase.

The cost to park at the council’s Lichfield St car park building could also rise from $2.80 an hour to $4 – a 43 per cent increase. The rate at the Art Gallery car park could double from $2 an hour to $4.

In a bid to cut operating costs the council is also proposing to reduce library hours, permanently shut the mobile library and close the Akaroa and Lyttelton service centres, as well as the Riccarton Rd bus lounges.

Read more here and tell us what you think of the council's proposals in the comments below.

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3 hours ago

Good morning Gyus,

Jagat from Hillsborough

Do you know your local cafe IN SITU open for Breakfast on Saturday. Unit 2/ 239 Opawa Rd., Hillsborough, Christchurch 8022

Looking forward to see you.

Have a great day.

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