Mount Albert, Auckland

6 days ago

Less Council red tape a backyard bonus.

Andrew Clark from Warren Adolph Homes est 1990

Good news neighbours! The government has relaxed the need for building consents for patios, sheds and carports meaning a 30 square-metre room can be built in the backyard without council permission. Saving you time and money!
Any new structure will still need to comply with the NZ Building Code. … View more
Good news neighbours! The government has relaxed the need for building consents for patios, sheds and carports meaning a 30 square-metre room can be built in the backyard without council permission. Saving you time and money!
Any new structure will still need to comply with the NZ Building Code.
So avoid a DIY disaster and enlist the expertise of a local Licensed Builder (like us) who knows the Code and can get cracking on your next outdoor project!
Call Andrew on 021 546 043 to talk through your ideas.

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7 days ago

Poll: What do you think of CCTV on private homes?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If … View more
I'm writing a story about CCTV security cameras on homes, what's the best system, how to install them, and whether or not they're a useful deterrent.
I wondered what you thought about private security cameras. Are they good for the neighbourhood? Or a sign troubled communities?
If you've got a strong opinion about them, drop me a line and let me know what you think.

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What do you think of CCTV on private homes?
  • 92.4% Yes, they're OK.
    92.4% Complete
  • 4.7% I'm not sure.
    4.7% Complete
  • 2.9% No, they're not OK.
    2.9% Complete
1868 votes
7 days ago

Ryman pioneers certainty

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Ryman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care … View moreRyman’s Peace of Mind guarantees provide a little certainty in your retirement. Our affordable base weekly fee is fixed for life*, our deferred management fee is capped at 20 per cent, one of the lowest around, and villages provide independent living, assisted living and a full range of care options. These are just some of the ways we’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.

*Some conditions apply.

Visit our website to find the village that’s right for you.
Find out more

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8 days ago

In need of metal single bed base pls

Sam and Mareah from Mount Roskill

Hi neighbours,

Would anyone have a single metal bed base in good condition they are giving away free or selling cheap pls? My sons base broke three times now, we fixed it the last 2 times but now it’s rubbish can’t be fixed. Many thanks

7 days ago

The Art of a Club Sandwich

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

In New Zealand, business entertaining often occurs at drinks party events with elegant finger food hosted in the office reception or board room. The menu must be varied, with some vegetarian and gluten-free options and offer a mixture of fresh and crunchy palate-tempting snacks.

The Classic Club… View more
In New Zealand, business entertaining often occurs at drinks party events with elegant finger food hosted in the office reception or board room. The menu must be varied, with some vegetarian and gluten-free options and offer a mixture of fresh and crunchy palate-tempting snacks.

The Classic Club Sandwich remains one of these 'comfort dishes' that is ever popular but it needs to hold together so that the components don't slip alway and fall on your special jacket or silk dress.

As part of our Canapes and Drinks Party Cuisine module, we make a classic club with the test being - can you cut it in a triangle shape, on its side, and place on a platter, without the sandwich collapsing...

7 days ago

Auckland sky glows green as clouds and Sky Tower lights create eerie atmosphere

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours,

Low clouds, moisture and the Sky Tower's lights created an eerie glow that mystified residents on Monday night.

Did you witness this?

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14 days ago

Visiting friends/family in aged care facilities under level 2

The Team Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, have you been able to visit a loved one in an aged care facility under alert level 2?

What was the experience like?

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7 days ago

Maths in Daily Life

The Team from NumberWorks'nWords Royal Oak

Have you heard your child say "Why do I ever need to know this?" Relating maths to real life can help your child understand the why!

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8 days ago

We are open!

Hilton Brown Swimming

We are pleased to announce that all our locations have reopened.

We help babies, children and adults feel confident in and around the water and are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all.

Touch base with us today to book in for your FREE trial lesson.

We have … View more
We are pleased to announce that all our locations have reopened.

We help babies, children and adults feel confident in and around the water and are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all.

Touch base with us today to book in for your FREE trial lesson.

We have locations in both One Tree Hill and Newmarket
Find out more

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