49 days ago

Chances of finding missing French teen alive 'becoming more slim'

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours. It's now been a month since anyone has seen or heard from 18-year-old French exchange student Eloi Jean Rolland. He was last seen on CCTV at the Britomart Train Station on March 7, where he caught a train to New Lynn and then walked to Piha Rd, near the intersection of Scenic Drive.
Police say the chances of finding him alive are "sadly becoming more slim".
Search and rescue teams have covered a wide area, including bush, walking tracks, nearby beaches and waterfalls, yet no evidence had been found.
Speaking from Paris, Rolland's sister Aurore said her family had to remain hopeful.
"Our hope is that the situation comes to an end. We need an answer. Not knowing is worse than anything."
Click the 'read more' link below for Stuff's full coverage.

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1 day ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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9 hours ago

Free financial guidance being under-utilised

Maureen from Snells Beach & Mahurangi East

Nearly every day there is another ‘news’ item about the impact COVID19 on us. Whatever the definition of our situation, whether we are working, unemployed, retired, COVID19 is having an impact on our ability to manage our day to day living and financial circumstances.

This latest survey highlights that “free financial guidance and options to negotiate with creditors are under-utilised”.

If your current situation is causing you to be unsettled, stressed, anxious and/or confusing, debt management and budgeting advice is only a phone call away. It doesn’t matter how severe those feelings are, just talking to someone who can guide you and, if necessary, help with creditor negotiations and more, will improve your sense of wellbeing.

Make that phone call: 09 423 7123
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13 hours ago

Poll: What do you think of CCTV on private homes?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If you've got a strong opinion about them, drop me a line and let me know what you think.

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What do you think of CCTV on private homes?
  • 92.5% Yes, they're OK.
    92.5% Complete
  • 4.6% I'm not sure.
    4.6% Complete
  • 2.9% No, they're not OK.
    2.9% Complete
1141 votes