42 days ago

Rhodesian flags set of 3

Sanne from Greenmeadows

Original Canvas Flags from Rhodesia in good condition. Can be sold separately but rather as a set. Would look great in a mancave or great for a collector.

Price: $70

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6 minutes ago

9 Home Cleaning Hacks Tested

Robert Anderson from Curtain Clean (Hawkes Bay Chem-Dry)

The internet is awash with natural cleaning hacks. We put them to the test.


The advice: Get rid of watermarks on wood by rubbing it with pieces of walnut (the nut not the shell).

How it worked: Vigorous rubbing was needed and we went through a few walnuts, but gradually the watermark disappeared. A quick polish with a clean cloth to finish it off.

Worth repeating? Yes, we were surprised at how well it worked, we even tried it on larger surfaces and it did the trick there too. | Rating: 5/5


The advice: Use a smear of olive oil (or similar) on a rag to clean fingerprints and grease smears off stainless steel appliances.

How it worked: Like a dream! It was easier and neater than using the spray-on stainless steel cleaner I have been buying from the supermarket. Trick is not to use too much, you just need the slightest smear...

Keep reading (with pictures: www.curtainclean.co.nz...)

1 day ago

Buying by tender: Did you write a letter?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people trying to make a personal connection with vendors to give their tender offers the edge. We've heard folks will include personal details about their family, why the love the house and what their plans for the property are.
Jo would love to talk to anyone who's written a letter like this to accompany a tender - perhaps it's you, perhaps a relative or friend - or from vendors who've received letters like this, accompanying a tender.
Perhaps you asked for such letters?
We'd love to hear more about that experience for you and how it shaped the way the sale went.
You can reach out to jo here (she'll be joining the Neighbourly neighbourhood soon!) or via our email: homed@stuff.co.nz.
Looking forward to hearing your stories.

1 day ago

Volunteers Needed

Tania from Awatoto - Meeanee

Hello Napier, we at Napier Food Rescue are in need of 1 or 2 volunteers to help with our food distribution on a Monday and Friday. If you think you might like to give back to our community for no more than 1 hour at a time please message me for more details. 😊