55 days ago

First home buying stories wanted

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Hi everyone! I'm Kylie, a Homed reporter. We're looking for people who have fairly recent, interesting, unique or off-the-wall stories to tell about how they bought their first homes. Did you move away from your home just to find a more affordable property? Did you scrimp and save for years to get a deposit together? Perhaps your family chipped in to help get you on the ladder? Are you older and buying for the first time? Did you choose to move into a home with a friend or another couple to make it more affordable? Please let us know in the comments below, or drop me a line in the messages. Your comments my be used in a story, but we'd also be interested in chatting to you for an exciting project coming up!

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4 days ago

David Bennett former MP for Hamilton East.

John from Fairfield

It was a very nice touch to see a lonely David Bennett by himself waving a placard at the Boundary Road bridge which was thanking his supporters with a big smile and a friendly wave. He may have lost his electoral seat last weekend but has been generous in saying thank you for the support given to him at this time. This was nice to see.

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3 days ago

Car broken into

Gaylene from Glenview

Hi, my 20 yr old tradie apprentice son had his ute broken into last night and all his tools taken. Grey st, Hamilton east. Hope whomever took them has a horrid labour weekend😠. Please keep an eye out, been reported to police and no he didnt have insurance😔.

7 days ago

Poll: What are your petrol buying habits?

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Kia ora neighbours,

We're keen to hear from you about where you buy petrol/diesel and why.

In the run up to the long weekend families will be fueling up and heading to their favourite holiday spots, but who's making the most of their dollar at the pump?

If you'd like to talk about your petrol habits for a story, please email jo.lines-mackenzie@stuff.co.nz or call her on 027-5931691.

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What are your petrol buying habits?
  • 36.7% I fill up at the most convenient spot
    36.7% Complete
  • 32.2% I hunt out the cheapest price
    32.2% Complete
  • 29.4% I rely on member discounts
    29.4% Complete
  • 1.7% I stock up and store fuel when the price is right
    1.7% Complete
180 votes