247 days ago

How much do your appliances really cost to run?

Annie Bannister from Utilities Disputes

EECA Energywise has launched a new tool, Rightware, to help consumers compare how much power appliances use each year. The Stuff article and link to use Rightware are below.


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7 days ago

Poll: Do you want e-scooters in Wellington?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Wellington City Council has decided to proceed with a trial of the city’s first electric scooter share scheme. Councillors on the City Strategy Committee today voted 8 – 5 in favour of the trial which will initially last six months, but can be extended by 12 months. The extension will allow time for consultation and policy engagement.

Councillors voted that e-scooters should not be allowed on footpaths in the CBD or suburban shopping centres.

Do you want e-scooters in Wellington?
  • 30.3% Yes
    30.3% Complete
  • 50.9% No
    50.9% Complete
  • 18.8% Depends on the regulations
    18.8% Complete
809 votes
16 hours ago

Thinking of living in a retirement village?

The Team from Commission for Financial Capability

The Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) is running a free seminar in Lower Hutt on Thursday, March 14, about the financial implications of moving into a retirement village, with support from the Retirement Villages Association and experienced legal practitioners.

Speakers from the CFFC, Retirement Village Association and the legal profession (if available), will discuss types of retirement villages, the costs of moving into and living in them, and how they operate. The seminar will also explain some important residents' rights and where you can find out more information.

The seminar is 90 minutes long and will include question and answer time.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments are provided.

Places are limited and while attendance is free, registering is essential.

Please register by clicking on the link below:


17 hours ago

Over 100 events to celebrate tamariki

The Team from Children's Day

Next Sunday 3 March is Children's Day! A time to celebrate the tamariki of New Zealand and put them first. There are lots of family-friendly events on all over Aotearoa to mark the day. Check out what's on in your neighbourhood at www.childrensday.org.nz...