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Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

Ryman’s Charles Upham Village resident Di gives her design tips on how she’s turned her space into a beautiful home.

14 hours ago

Poll: How much is your monthly BROADBAND bill?

The Team from NZ Compare

Internet is something we need these days for work, study, keeping in touch with loved ones or just to watch a movie! It's another bill to manage right?!

With the cost of living rising, how much your broadband bill is setting you back each month?

Let's help each other SAVE money!

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How much is your monthly BROADBAND bill?
  • 21.6% Under $70
    21.6% Complete
  • 19% $70-$80
    19% Complete
  • 20.1% $80-$90
    20.1% Complete
  • 39.3% Over $90
    39.3% Complete
389 votes
2 hours ago

Minimalist Design in Apartment Living

The Team from Ryman Healthcare

Ryman’s Charles Upham Retirement Village resident Di is a former fashion designer, artist and self-confessed shoe hoarder who travels, still paints and has stamped her eclectic minimalist style on her apartment.

She gives us her top 3 design tips on how she’s turned her space into a … View more
Ryman’s Charles Upham Retirement Village resident Di is a former fashion designer, artist and self-confessed shoe hoarder who travels, still paints and has stamped her eclectic minimalist style on her apartment.

She gives us her top 3 design tips on how she’s turned her space into a beautiful home.
Find out more

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15 hours ago

Let's spruce up your kids' bedroom with a dash of fun and loads of functionality!

Matt from Matt Wineera - Thats Real Estate with Matt Wineera

Ever thought about reviving old stuff or getting crafty with budget finds? It's a blast! Plus, there are no limits to your creativity!

Check out these cool ideas:

1. **Bedhead Makeover:** Hunt down a vintage timber bedhead at a thrift store. If it needs a little TLC, give it a sanding … View more
Ever thought about reviving old stuff or getting crafty with budget finds? It's a blast! Plus, there are no limits to your creativity!

Check out these cool ideas:

1. **Bedhead Makeover:** Hunt down a vintage timber bedhead at a thrift store. If it needs a little TLC, give it a sanding and coat it with your kid's favorite colour. Voila! Now it's not just a bedhead; it's a bookshelf too! Perfect for storing their treasures.

2. **Funky Display Shelf:** Grab a circular shelf and jazz it up with a splash of paint. It's like creating a piece of art that's also functional! Easy peasy.

3. **Floating Desk Magic:** All you need is a sturdy benchtop and some support underneath. Mount it on the wall, and hey presto! Add a pegboard for hanging headphones, artwork, or any other knick-knacks your kid loves.

4. **Art Corner Fun:** Turn a boring alcove into an art haven with chalkboard paint. Instant creativity zone!

5. **Comfy Bench Seat:** Create a cosy spot for reading and playing. Lay a bookshelf on its side, top it with a foam mattress, and cover it up. Now you've got a comfy seat with built-in storage for books and toys. Win-win!

With these ideas, your kids' room will be the coolest spot in the house!

I'm available for a chat about all things real estate

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2 hours ago

Hi, what's your name?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We want to get to know our neighbours and we think you do too!

Simply share a little about yourself on the Know Thy Neighbour page and others will follow suit (you could also win one of our 10 x $50 Prezzy® cards!).

Are you the go-to person for baking advice (and a cup of sugar!) or have … View more
We want to get to know our neighbours and we think you do too!

Simply share a little about yourself on the Know Thy Neighbour page and others will follow suit (you could also win one of our 10 x $50 Prezzy® cards!).

Are you the go-to person for baking advice (and a cup of sugar!) or have some computer skills that you're happy to share? We'd love to know.

Whether you're looking for others to join you on your walks, or just wanting to know more about your neighbours, go ahead and introduce yourself.
Get Involved

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3 days ago

Poll: Could we live without public bins?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Many public rubbish bins are being removed by councils due to the large costs of regularly emptying them. Do you think we can adapt and live without them?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the We Say You Say column of your local paper.

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Could we live without public bins?
  • 11.7% Yes
    11.7% Complete
  • 87.7% No
    87.7% Complete
  • 0.6% Other - I'll share below
    0.6% Complete
2136 votes
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19 hours ago

Hay bale

Ross from Welcome Bay

We are wanting to know if any body has any hay bale wrapping that they have lying around

1 day ago

Greenpark Village & Terence Kennedy House

Greenview Park Village

Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy… View more
Live life blissfully in a safe community where we provide comfort, security and freedom.

Greenview Park boasts a panoramic view of the Glengarry ridgeline and is set amidst tranquil, landscaped gardens. With indoor and outdoor facilities as well as planned group activities, you’ll find it easy to make friends! Here at Greenview Park Village, we’ve created a homely environment designed with you in mind.

With a total of 72 homes on-site, we have 15 apartments, 16 one-bedroom homes, and 41 two-bedroom villas, all including optional services. Terence Kennedy House is our on-site hospital providing holistic care to residents.
Find out more

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1 day ago

Multi Level Housing Popping Up In Our Neighbourhood

Tanya from Pyes Pa

You'll have seen masses of multi storey developments in the neighbourhood - all part of Plan Change 33. Developers can build 3-level housing virtually anywhere. There's about 20 Blocks being constructed in our Patch with masses of property already sold and waiting for processes to … View moreYou'll have seen masses of multi storey developments in the neighbourhood - all part of Plan Change 33. Developers can build 3-level housing virtually anywhere. There's about 20 Blocks being constructed in our Patch with masses of property already sold and waiting for processes to complete before construction begins. The rules are listed on Council Website. It sure is controversial.

1 day ago

The Building Guys

The Team from The Building Guys

Call us today! If you’re looking for a friendly family run business with over 35 years renovation experience then choose us.

We are based in East Auckland and have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the builder), Kelvin (the plumber), Chevi (the electrician) and Russell (the tiler) to … View more
Call us today! If you’re looking for a friendly family run business with over 35 years renovation experience then choose us.

We are based in East Auckland and have a team of good qualified people – Jade (the builder), Kelvin (the plumber), Chevi (the electrician) and Russell (the tiler) to do every job right. Our team follows industry guidelines on coronavirus safety procedures to keep your family protected.

Book online using the link below or call Lucy on 021 022 55 388 for a chat about your amazing renovation plans.

Be safe!
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1 day ago

Anzac Day

Anzac Day

There are opportunities across the motu for the public to come together to mark Anzac Day this year.

National Anzac Day events include the Dawn Service at 6.00am and the National Commemorative Service at 11.00am (both at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington), and the Atatürk Memorial … View more
There are opportunities across the motu for the public to come together to mark Anzac Day this year.

National Anzac Day events include the Dawn Service at 6.00am and the National Commemorative Service at 11.00am (both at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington), and the Atatürk Memorial Service at 2.30pm in Strathmore, Wellington. The Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service will be broadcast live by TVNZ 1 and RNZ National.

For those wanting to join the Anzac Day parade at the Dawn Service, veterans are asked to assemble on Tasman Street by 5.30am.

The Atatürk Memorial Service in Strathmore will include a wreath-laying ceremony. A shuttle service will be running from Bowes Crescent carpark to the memorial site for anyone who may require assistance accessing the site.

For more information about Anzac Day, visit the Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage website or see the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Facebook page.

To find out about events in your local community, visit the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association’s website or get in touch with your local council.
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10 days ago

Are you a first home buyer?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hello!
Are you a first home buyer? Is your mortgage going up and up with rising interest rates and you’re now struggling to make ends meet? Have you lost the ability to save any extra cash?

We’re reaching out from the Tova show, the flagship weekly politics podcast on Stuff, as we prepare… View more
Hello!
Are you a first home buyer? Is your mortgage going up and up with rising interest rates and you’re now struggling to make ends meet? Have you lost the ability to save any extra cash?

We’re reaching out from the Tova show, the flagship weekly politics podcast on Stuff, as we prepare a special episode on the interest rate crunch and how it’s affecting Kiwis - we’d love to hear your stories.

Please comment below if you would like to share your story, or email tova@stuff.co.nz. We give you our commitment to treat your experience with sensitivity and care.

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1 day ago

Transform your home this Autumn

Grahams Painters

Elevate Your Home Inside & Out with Graham's team of professional Painters
Pensioner Discounts Available.

Refresh with House Washing, Water Blasting, Decking, Wallpapering, Cedar Weatherboards, & Roof Painting.

Contact today:
564 9202 or 021 193 9492
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Elevate Your Home Inside & Out with Graham's team of professional Painters
Pensioner Discounts Available.

Refresh with House Washing, Water Blasting, Decking, Wallpapering, Cedar Weatherboards, & Roof Painting.

Contact today:
564 9202 or 021 193 9492
grahamspaintersnz@gmail.com
Find out more

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2 days ago

Second hand carpet wanted

Nadz from Gate Pa

Looking for carpet large single or dbl room size, Please in this sort of shade or darker or even charcoal please cheap/free

Free

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1 day ago

Need planning advice?

Urban Edge

Are you subdividing or developing and don’t know where to start? Our Wellington based team are experienced practitioners in resource consent preparation & processing, landscape architecture & urban design – and much more!

What sets us apart? Our extensive experience collaborating … View more
Are you subdividing or developing and don’t know where to start? Our Wellington based team are experienced practitioners in resource consent preparation & processing, landscape architecture & urban design – and much more!

What sets us apart? Our extensive experience collaborating with Councils and making sure we put quality at the forefront of everything we do, enabling us to provide you with the best quality advice possible.

Check out our website and feel free to get in touch – we look forward to working with you.
Find out more

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3 days ago

Stop paying too much!

The Team from NZ Compare

The affordability of everyday items just keeps increasing!
If it’s not the petrol prices, it’s the cost of food, insurance or rates and let’s not get started on mortgage interest costs!

From our recent poll, it shows that over half of people are paying more than a 6% mortgage interest … View more
The affordability of everyday items just keeps increasing!
If it’s not the petrol prices, it’s the cost of food, insurance or rates and let’s not get started on mortgage interest costs!

From our recent poll, it shows that over half of people are paying more than a 6% mortgage interest rate. Home loan interest rates don't stay the same for long these days and it’s causing many households to feel stressed out.

Could you be saving thousands of dollars a year? If you don't check, you don't know. Get a FREE mortgage health check through Money Compare and find out. If you could save money, why wouldn’t you right?!

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1 day ago

More Completed Properties Available Now!

Pragma Homes

Hamilton’s well-known and trusted property developer, Pragma Homes, has several completed properties available right now. If you’re not ready to buy and settle right away, then talk to our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

By purchasing a Pragma property, … View more
Hamilton’s well-known and trusted property developer, Pragma Homes, has several completed properties available right now. If you’re not ready to buy and settle right away, then talk to our Sales Team about upcoming Full Turn-Key Land & Home packages.

By purchasing a Pragma property, you're not just buying a property; you're investing in a thriving community and positioning yourself for future growth and prosperity.

Don’t delay! Contact us today and let us turn your homeownership dreams into reality!
Find out more

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4 days ago

96 x 500ml Flip top bottling bottles

Jennifer from Bethlehem

Ideal for anyone thinking of starting home brew

Free

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6 days ago

Mates always talking footy?

Canterbury Rugby

At Canterbury Rugby, we’re putting our money where your mouth is!

Refer a friend that becomes a registered referee, and you’ll each score ONE HUNDRED BUCKS!

Head to the link below and start REF… erring your mates.

Because the game you love needs you and your mate!
Put them to the test

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7 days ago

Looking for a handyman for renovation

Carl from Judea

Coz of mice’ bite,there’s damage to wires n water pipe,had asked plumbers n electricians,but repeated trouble again.any experienced handyman could offer good solution?
Cheers

3 days ago

State Highway 2

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport

From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until early June, weather permitting.

Throughout the works, one side of the road will be closed a time, day and night, all week. Light vehicles will need to detour down Dixon Street, … View more
From Sunday 21 April, road reconstruction work will begin on State Highway 2, Chapel Street, Masterton through until early June, weather permitting.

Throughout the works, one side of the road will be closed a time, day and night, all week. Light vehicles will need to detour down Dixon Street, and heavy vehicles to detour at Ngaumutawa Road.
Find out more

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5 days ago

Lamp

Jennifer from Bethlehem

Excellent condition

Price: $25

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8 days ago

Poll: Where is this mural in Manukau?

Manukau Heart of the South

"Pretty Piwakawaka playing in Pōhutukawa on Polka Dots" is a vibrant new mural on a chorus box in Manukau created by local artist Paula Green. Have you seen it? Click the Find out More button for the correct answer on Manukau: Heart of the South's facebook page. Find out more

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Where is this mural in Manukau?
  • 13.9% Manukau Supa Centa
    13.9% Complete
  • 55.6% Hayman Park
    55.6% Complete
  • 25% 19 Lambie Drive
    25% Complete
  • 5.6% on the Rainbow's End rollercoaster
    5.6% Complete
36 votes
11 days ago

Poll: Would you pay more to scrap card surcharges?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We are used to tapping our card to pay in stores, but we are now having to decide whether to swipe it, insert it or use paywave depending on credit card surcharges. It can all be a bit tiring!

Would you rather that a retailer's card surcharges were just built into the cost of the items … View more
We are used to tapping our card to pay in stores, but we are now having to decide whether to swipe it, insert it or use paywave depending on credit card surcharges. It can all be a bit tiring!

Would you rather that a retailer's card surcharges were just built into the cost of the items themselves? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the We Say You Say column of your local paper.

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Would you pay more to scrap card surcharges?
  • 16.7% Yes
    16.7% Complete
  • 80.7% No
    80.7% Complete
  • 2.6% Other - I'll share below
    2.6% Complete
2653 votes
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