42 days ago

Have you had a dodgy landlord experience?

Reporter 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?
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4 days ago

Poll: Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The SPCA says a new $300 fine is helping to spread the warning that people should not leave their dogs in hot cars.
What do you think - is the message getting through to dog owners?

Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?
  • 21.2% Yes, the $300 fine helps
    21.2% Complete
  • 6.1% Yes, owners better understand the risks
    6.1% Complete
  • 66.7% No, I still see dogs in hot cars
    66.7% Complete
  • 6.1% Other (please say what in the comments below)
    6.1% Complete
33 votes
15 hours ago

What's On: Money Mates

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17 hours ago

Te Uri Taniwha Hapu

Diana from Kerikeri District

Te Uri Taniwha Hapu have placed a Rahul against Windsor Landing Development. ALL work on this development is PROHIBITED by order of Te Uri Taniwha Hapu. Dated 20 January 2020. Contact Ian Mitchell on 094052400 or Esther Horton on 094078847 for further information.
Please note, this Rahul does not effect customary or cultural use of the site or the use of the site by members of the public going about their normal activities on the site. Please support our local Hapu in trying to protect this wonderful site from being turned into a car park which will include the destruction of cultural sites and the dredging of south Kerikeri Inlet which will affect the Kai Moana in the area.