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.
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.
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.
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.