Luxury lodges, usually full of overseas tourists and facing the off-peak winter season are slashing prices as much as 60 per cent, making a night at these lodges a little more accessible.
Hi everyone, I'm Mikaela, a Stuff Homed reporter. We're doing a story on what granny flats are like as a housing option in retirement. For those of you that are either living in a granny flat, or are the family who built/bought a granny flat to add to your property for an elder family member, we'd like to hear about why a granny flat was right for you. What was the process of getting one and learning to live together like? If you're happy to share your story and be featured in the article, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or let us know in the comments below, your message may be used in our story.
Northland is now effectively an island due to Auckland's Covid-19 restrictions, with no chance to travel to or through Auckland. How do you feel about this? Has it impacted you? And what do you think about all the traffic travelling up from Auckland on Wednesday?