as some of you may have heard, the government last week advised that non-daily publications, such as community newspapers, are not considered essential services under the news and media designation during the Alert Level 4 lockdown. Unfortunately That means that we won’t be able to print and deliver our your paper over the remaining period of the lockdown. However, we will be putting all important local news/updates on our Neighbourly page during the period.
I was at the supermarket and spent 300.00 on groceries when a young Māori women said to me that she would pay for my groceries with a card she must have got from work and income. Then I was to pay her the money back in cash. Surely there must be a way to prevent them from doing this. That payment was probably for her and her children for food. Not to be spent on drugs alcohol or smokes.
Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?
The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.
We’re lucky to have more than 1100 hectares of green space in our great river city. Where would you like to see more nature in the city and why?