199 days ago

Why is underfloor insulation important?

The team from EnergySmart - Christchurch

Uninsulated underfloors are often the main reason why a home is damp, unhealthy and difficult to heat. An average sized underfloor allows 40 litres* of moisture to be uplifted into the home every 24 hours.

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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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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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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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