40 days ago

Answers to your property price questions

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, we're all feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic right now, but lots of you have told us you're especially concerned about its effects on property prices in NZ. That's why we asked Quotable Value's general manager David Nagel to join us for a live Q&A to help answer your property questions.

We had a huge response, so if you sent in a question or dropped in for the chat, thank you. If you missed it, you can still check out the recap, here.

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12 hours ago

Think it's cold? Spare a thought for the town of Ophir

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Central Otago News

A roaring fire and some double-glazing are the best ways to keep warm in the dead of winter, just ask the couple who live in New Zealand's coldest town.

Sheep farmers Sam and Irene Leask are among the Kiwis who remember 3 July, 1995, when temperatures in Central Otago, around Ophir, Tara Hills and Lauder hit -21.6°, the lowest in living memory.

2 days ago

How affordable is travel within NZ?

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone, I'm Lorna, a Stuff travel reporter. We're doing a story on how affordable travel within NZ is. For those of you who have travelled within the country post-lockdown, we'd like to hear whether you've been able to find suitable flights, accommodation and activities within your budget. Do you think accommodation providers and tourism operators are doing enough to entice New Zealanders to explore their backyard? Please let us know in the comments below, your message may be used in our story.

1 day ago

Central Otago township freezes in -10C after power cut

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Central Otago News

A Central Otago township was without power for more than eight hours in temperatures that dropped to minus 10 degrees Celsius.

Central Otago mayor Tim Cadogan has written to Minister Megan Woods calling for the Electricity Authority to review Aurora's level of service to Clyde, suggesting it could extend to the entire district serviced by the company.

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