Whakatane District, Whakatane

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.

99 days ago

Last chance for tickets!

Heart Foundation Lotteries

For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Clarks Beach, Auckland worth over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be loved by its new owners.

Make this … View more
For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Clarks Beach, Auckland worth over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be loved by its new owners.

Make this property your permanent residence, a holiday home, rent it or even sell it! Don’t forget, tickets also make great gifts.

Celebrate the Heart Foundation’s 30th Birthday Lottery and get your tickets today.
Buy tickets now

104 days ago

Moffat Road closure and alternative routes

NZ Transport Agency

From January until April 2024, there’ll be major roadworks between Tauriko and Bethlehem, Tauranga requiring a full road closure of a section of Moffat Road.

Travel through this area will be disrupted, with light vehicles using local detours, and heavy trucks to use State Highway 29/Takitimu … View more
From January until April 2024, there’ll be major roadworks between Tauriko and Bethlehem, Tauranga requiring a full road closure of a section of Moffat Road.

Travel through this area will be disrupted, with light vehicles using local detours, and heavy trucks to use State Highway 29/Takitimu Drive Toll Road.
Find out more

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104 days ago

Best Summer Activities to Enjoy in Aotearoa

The Team from NZ Compare

Dive into the quintessential Kiwi summer with sparkling beaches, iconic Pohutukawa trees, and the aroma of a classic sausage sizzle!

Explore Aotearoa's hidden gems and popular spots that captivate both locals and tourists during the scorching summer season.

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104 days ago

Make money from your unused space

Heybarn

Unlock the potential of your unused space, whether it's a shed, garage or paddock and start making it work for you.

Kiwis from all over New Zealand are looking to rent affordable space for storage, a workshop or an event.

Visit - let us help you find the perfect renter for your space.
Find out more

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106 days ago

Gain a career in health and wellbeing

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Interested in a rewarding career in the Health Sector? We are excited to launch our new Health and Wellbeing Certificates to complement our Nursing Degree.

Choosing a career in Health opens a range of exciting opportunities in the health and social sectors. Health is a rewarding and varied field… View more
Interested in a rewarding career in the Health Sector? We are excited to launch our new Health and Wellbeing Certificates to complement our Nursing Degree.

Choosing a career in Health opens a range of exciting opportunities in the health and social sectors. Health is a rewarding and varied field with many diverse opportunities available for both clinical and non-clinical careers, in the growing health industry.

Study with us today!
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107 days ago

How to Downsize Gifts and Heirlooms

Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village

Welcome to the second of this series of articles dedicated to helping you to downsize, declutter and rightsize your life, brought to you by Ryman Healthcare in conjunction with organising and decluttering expert Peter Walsh.

This time we are tackling one of the more challenging aspects of … View more
Welcome to the second of this series of articles dedicated to helping you to downsize, declutter and rightsize your life, brought to you by Ryman Healthcare in conjunction with organising and decluttering expert Peter Walsh.

This time we are tackling one of the more challenging aspects of downsizing – what to do with gifts and heirlooms. Whether you need to free up space in your own home or are helping someone else to downsize, this is a task that can feel daunting and emotionally charged.

Although it might be tempting to box everything up and hide it away to deal with another day, that just passes the problem down the road to your future self or to your family.

Fortunately, there are ways to downsize gifts and heirlooms that honour and remember the past whilst enabling you to rightsize your life for the present day.

Click to read more.

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107 days ago

Have you got your tickets yet?

Heart Foundation Lotteries

For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Clarks Beach, Auckland worth over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be lived in and loved by its new owners. … View more
For only $15 a ticket, you could be in to win this brand-new, fully furnished Jennian home in Clarks Beach, Auckland worth over $1 million.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, this home is waiting to be lived in and loved by its new owners.

Make this property your permanent residence, a holiday home, rent it or even sell it – it could be all yours! Don’t forget, tickets also make great gifts.

Celebrate the Heart Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Lottery and get your tickets today!
Get tickets now

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110 days ago

Mindful makeover

The Team from Resene ColorShop Whakatane

Breathe new life into an old wooden cabinet with Resene paints. Find out how to revamp your own with our handy advice.

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110 days ago

Moffat Road closure and alternative routes

NZ Transport Agency

From January until April 2024, there’ll be major roadworks between Tauriko and Bethlehem, Tauranga requiring a full road closure of a section of Moffat Road.

Travel through this area will be disrupted, with light vehicles using local detours, and heavy trucks to use State Highway 29/Takitimu … View more
From January until April 2024, there’ll be major roadworks between Tauriko and Bethlehem, Tauranga requiring a full road closure of a section of Moffat Road.

Travel through this area will be disrupted, with light vehicles using local detours, and heavy trucks to use State Highway 29/Takitimu Drive Toll Road.
Find out more

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110 days ago

Best Shows to Stream This Summer

The Team from NZ Compare

Looking to unwind and recharge these holidays?

We've compiled the top summer holiday movies on Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime, and Neon for the festive season. CLICK below to explore!

Also, we've got the scoop on broadband providers offering free subscriptions to these streaming … View more
Looking to unwind and recharge these holidays?

We've compiled the top summer holiday movies on Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime, and Neon for the festive season. CLICK below to explore!

Also, we've got the scoop on broadband providers offering free subscriptions to these streaming services just in time.

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112 days ago

Happy New Year from Ryman!

Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village

Wishing you a fantastic year filled with laughter, fun, and exciting possibilities.

If you're considering a lifestyle change this year, we'd love to help you discover all the options around retirement living.

It could give you more time to do the things you love. To get you … View more
Wishing you a fantastic year filled with laughter, fun, and exciting possibilities.

If you're considering a lifestyle change this year, we'd love to help you discover all the options around retirement living.

It could give you more time to do the things you love. To get you started, try our free copy of the Ryman Guide that covers everything from living options to costs.

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125 days ago

The Winner: NZ's Merriest Home

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Congratulations to Mark Williams of Tamatea who has won NZ's Merriest Home and our Neighbourly prize. Well deserved, Mark.

Mark and his family have decorated his home for 23 years and start preparing in about October each year. He has now shared some videos of his property that you can view… View more
Congratulations to Mark Williams of Tamatea who has won NZ's Merriest Home and our Neighbourly prize. Well deserved, Mark.

Mark and his family have decorated his home for 23 years and start preparing in about October each year. He has now shared some videos of his property that you can view - Inside and Out.

Thank you to all those who entered and made the season merry and bright!

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114 days ago

Sunday Star-Times Great Kiwi Quiz is back by popular demand

Sunday Star Times

Grab a copy of your local Stuff newspaper between 1 Jan - 28 Jan and participate in the Great Kiwi Quiz! Test your knowledge, answer the daily New Zealand based questions, and find out how well you know our beautiful country!

Each correct answer will get you one entry into the draw to win a … View more
Grab a copy of your local Stuff newspaper between 1 Jan - 28 Jan and participate in the Great Kiwi Quiz! Test your knowledge, answer the daily New Zealand based questions, and find out how well you know our beautiful country!

Each correct answer will get you one entry into the draw to win a $100 Mitre 10 gift card, with a total of $5,000 worth of gift cards up for grabs. The more answers you enter in correctly, the higher your chance of walking away with a Mitre 10 gift card this summer. For more information and to submit your answers, click here.

The team at Stuff and Sunday Star-Times
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114 days ago

Happy New Year!

The Team from NZ Compare

Happy New Year from the NZ Compare Team! Wishing you a year filled with joy, success, and exciting adventures.
Here's to more fantastic moments together in 2024!

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116 days ago

What would go in our 2023 NZ time capsule?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

For a bit of fun, imagine we are making a time capsule to tell the future about life in New Zealand in 2023. What would you add to our time capsule?

Some ideas include:
A pair of Crocs
An air fryer
A poem written by ChatGPT
A PakNSave receipt
A teaspoon commemorating the Coronation of … View more
For a bit of fun, imagine we are making a time capsule to tell the future about life in New Zealand in 2023. What would you add to our time capsule?

Some ideas include:
A pair of Crocs
An air fryer
A poem written by ChatGPT
A PakNSave receipt
A teaspoon commemorating the Coronation of King Charles III
A copy of Prince Harry’s book “Spare”
A banner that says “Up the Wahs”

What would you put in there to sum up life in NZ this year?

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