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6 days ago

urgent repair for wood-burner

Sue from South Dunedin

My son's house has a wood-burner as the main form of heating. Last year I tried to get the chimney cleaned and we were told it couldn't be done as the plate at the top of the firebox in the wood-burner had warped and needed to be replaced. They said they would need to order the plate and said they would do so but never got back to us. The fire has been increasingly difficult to light and now cannot be lit at all. We urgently need someone who can repair it. Can anyone tell me who to approach to get the work done? Thank you for reading.

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NZTA license renewal scam circulating

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

A new email scam impersonating the NZTA is being sent around telling vehicle owners their licenses are due.

The email directs the recipient to renew the funds through clicking a 'Renew Now' button at the bottom corner of the email. It then takes the individual to fake website that gets them to fill in personal details.

CERT NZ, the government authority responsible for cyber security said in a tweet, that anyone who receives this email should report it directly to Waka Kotahi (NZTA).

How to spot a phishing scam:
- NZTA will only send an email through if an individual has contacted them first.
- Email addresses will always end in @nzta.govt.nz, @enews.nzta.govt.nz or @reply.nzta.govt.nz.
- The email may be missing specific details that the NZTA will have on file: such as your plate number, the date your vehicle license is due and vehicle make and model.
- Hover over buttons and links to see if the pop-up will take you to a genuine government (.govt.nz) website

Neighbourly will update this message as further information comes to hand.

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