Have you ever had a pest problem? I used to have a pet rat. They are smart, affectionate, clever little things. I'd never want to cause one unnecessary pain or suffering, which is why we've chosen to manage pests in our home with traps. It's not ideal, but it's better - and safer - than poison. I've done a little research on humane, effective vermin control during the wet months, when they like to come in from the cold. Take a look:
On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced there were four new Covid-19 cases in the community.
Auckland moved into level 3 at midday on Wednesday, and the rest of the country into level 2.
Kiwis outside of Auckland can still continue to go to work and school, with physical distancing, and are advised to wear masks in public.
Businesses can open to the public if they are following public health guidance, which includes physical distancing and record keeping.
In terms of gatherings, New Zealanders must not travel to events with more than 100 people. This includes weddings, birthdays, funerals and tangihanga.
The Government advises all Kiwis to practise good hygiene and stay home if sick.
For more information on what the different alert levels mean for you, click here.
A three-bedroom property at 54 Cargill Street in Dunedin Central has sold for $601,000.
At 140sqm the home is smaller than most homes in the suburb, which has a median size of 190sqm.
The sale was finalised on July 13, 2020. Its capital valuation is $560,000, compared with the median CV in the suburb of $500,000.
This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.
I am looking for volunteers to help with the collection for Daffodil Day, August 28th. I am coordinating 2 sites - Countdown South Dunedin - 8am -6pm and outside Cash Converters 9am -3 pm. If you can help please let me know, or if you know someone that can help pass them onto me and I will be in touch .