49 days ago

Weed problem on wire mesh street railing!

Ingrid from Brooklyn

The wire mesh that is increasingly appearing on Wellington's timber street railing I think is a mistake. I assume mesh is being used to save repair costs. Also, possibly traditional timber street railing is now not considered safe? The mesh is fast attracting large swathes of weeds as it the perfect surface for climbing on!.... How is the council going to control the weeds from covering the mesh?....Increase the amount of weed spraying? Also, surely repainting the timber beneath the mesh could be problematic? Simply repairing the existing timber railing would be the best option and adding in more timber rails (if safety is a problem). Wellington's traditional timber street railing is worth saving ....and looks far better than wire mesh.
Note: One photo shows how a mesh area has now become an ivy hedge!.

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3 hours ago

Would free Sunday parking make you visit the CBD more?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Paid parking on weekends looks set to stay. Wellington Mayor Andy Foster campaigned on restoring free central city parking on Sundays, and included it in his "first 150 days" plan. But as the council seeks public engagement on a review of parking policies, Foster admitted he didn't have the votes to pass free Sunday parking. Would free parking make you visit the CBD more?

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2 hours ago

Lace up for summer fun

The Team from Resene ColorShop Basin Reserve

Who wouldn’t want to show up to play in flash shoes like these? Customise a fresh pair of footwear or fancy up some old favourites – while covering up scuff marks – with nothing more than a few Resene testpots, artist’s brushes and a bit of good quality masking tape.

If your kids are little, you can help mask off any of the harder parts – such as around the soles – that you want to keep paint off of and remove laces, if there are any. You can even use this idea to makeover adult shoes that never get worn because the colour doesn’t go with anything.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to makeover your shoes

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10 hours ago

Summer Sale - 20 - 70% OFF Everything!

Stacks Furniture Store

Hi neighbours,

At Stacks Furniture we want to inspire you to create the home of your dreams.

Better yet we are having a Summer Sale with 20 -70% OFF Everything!

We believe in making quality and style obtainable for everyone. Everything we stock is comfortable, stylish and beautifully crafted, and we can work within any budget to find just the right thing for just the right spot.

Our sofas, chairs, tables and occasional furniture can be tailored to the shape, size and colour of your choice. We endeavour to source all of our furniture from ethical manufacturers.

Come and see us here:
187 Adelaide Road, Newtown
Parking alongside
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Come on down!

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