45 days ago

Whangārei's water restrictions have been lifted

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Heavy rain has meant an end to Whangārei's water restrictions, but water users are still urge to be conservative, with predictions for another drought just around the corner.

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6 hours ago

How do you feel about Northland being 'an island' due to Auckland's Covid-19 restrictions?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Northland is now effectively an island due to Auckland's Covid-19 restrictions, with no chance to travel to or through Auckland. How do you feel about this? Has it impacted you? And what do you think about all the traffic travelling up from Auckland on Wednesday?

28 minutes ago

Ird email scam

Isabella from Tikipunga

Be aware of emails from “Ird”!
The email tell you that you have a certain unclaimed amount (Like $186.89) and that you must click on a link.

Ird will allways greet you on your name!
Ird wil put your number in letter, not just xxxxxxx
Ird wil always mention a specific date for the tax year.

I have already receive 2 of these scam emails!!

Just delete or move to junk file

6 hours ago

Are granny flats a good retirement option?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

Hi everyone, I'm Mikaela, a Stuff Homed reporter. We're doing a story on what granny flats are like as a housing option in retirement. For those of you that are either living in a granny flat, or are the family who built/bought a granny flat to add to your property for an elder family member, we'd like to hear about why a granny flat was right for you. What was the process of getting one and learning to live together like? If you're happy to share your story and be featured in the article, please email mikaela.wilkes@stuff.co.nz or let us know in the comments below, your message may be used in our story.