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Hi does any one have a modem from nova energy they don't want please our modem is not working correctly any more its a different brand so I would like to find one that u can get from nova energy please as that's who out internet is threw.

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Craft with Resene, from the Australian Women's Weekly

The Team from Resene ColorShop Lichfield Street

Get organised this year with these handy storage ideas for the office or kids’ corner. Create a colourful geometric inspired space with Resene paints.

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3 days ago

Billions of litres continue to be lost from leaky Christchurch water pipes

The Team Reporter from The Press

Picture your bathtub filled with water. Now picture it in the world’s largest warehouse next to another 82 million water-filled bathtubs.
That is how much water is estimated to have leaked out of Christchurch’s drinking water pipes in the last financial year.

In 2020-21 the city, excluding Banks Peninsula, collectively used 57.1 billion litres of water. From this, the council estimates about 13.1b, or 23 per cent, was lost to leakage.

Pipe renewals have been postponed in recent years due to post-quake work and wellhead repairs in a bid to remove chlorine, the council said.

The new water loss data comes as the Government tries to push on with controversial water infrastructure reforms – which, if they go ahead, would take control of the pipes, reservoirs and other infrastructure away from councils and give it to large independent regional entities.

The council’s water boss, Helen Beaumont, said the council was hitting a point now where different pipe materials, installed at different times, were reaching the end of their usable life. A significant number of pipes would require renewal over a short period, she said.

Read the full story here.

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