111 days ago

We Say, You Say: Paeroa Racecourse

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Hauraki Herald

With a snip of the bolt cutters, the Paeroa community was welcomed back to their racecourse after an eight year absence.

The site was a purchased on November 3 by joint buyers the Wright Family Foundation, established by Wayne and Chloe Wright, and local developer Tim Bartells. Community leaders have made proposals for the site including a caravan park for the annual highland games, a twilight market or commerical and residential development.

What would you like done with the site?

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1 day ago

What's your experience with pre-fabricated homes?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is looking into the rise of transportable/ kit-set/ pre fabricated homes. The upsides are build-efficiency, quality of design, and cost. The downsides appear to be land supply, red-tape with council and difficulty getting lending from banks. If you're willing to share your experience - good or bad - email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz, otherwise leave a comment. Is there an aspect of transportable housing you'd like us to enquire about for you?

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1 day ago

Job available

Verena from Te Aroha

Vacant drive-in position on a dairy goat farm in Te Aroha

Full-time (5 days on, 2 days off); job includes milking, machinery work, eventually sole charge. René 027 2123 727

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1 day ago

What's On: Art Escape Showcase Exhibition

Trudi from Thames

View work by Mercury Bay Art Escape members. Weaving, furniture, jewellery, glass, mosaics, painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, and woodwork from artists in eastern Coromandel. On until Easter Monday. www.mercurybay-artescape.com
Art Escape Showcase Exhibition
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