26 days ago

Should councils provide pensioner housing?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Mangawhai pensioners are concerned about where they might end up living after Kaipara District Council decided it should no longer provide social housing. Do you think councils should provide pensioner housing? why or why not?

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5 hours ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
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15 hours ago

Have you had a dodgy landlord experience?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - a Kerikeri landlord must pay compensation for trying to rent out an illegal former shed with a barrier made from chicken mesh, exposed cables and broken fittings.

They were ordered to pay $3800 to tenant Taana Rihari, who considered the premise so unsafe he refused to live in it with his family. Have you ever had a dodgy landlord experience?
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16 hours ago

Have you had a dodgy landlord experience?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Hi neighbours - a Kerikeri landlord must pay compensation for trying to rent out an illegal former shed with a barrier made from chicken mesh, exposed cables and broken fittings.

They were ordered to pay $3800 to tenant Taana Rihari, who considered the premise so unsafe he refused to live in it with his family. Have you ever had a dodgy landlord experience?
Read more.

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