Addington, Christchurch

1 hour ago

How to attract and keep quality tenants during the Covid 19 downturn

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

Between tenancies:
1. Bring forward planned maintenance such as repainting the bathroom or living areas
2. Update landscaping with easy care shrubs and plenty of mulch
3. Add extra heating or ventilation systems, such as a heatpump or air exchange/ HRV type system near bedrooms.
4. Replace the … View more
Between tenancies:
1. Bring forward planned maintenance such as repainting the bathroom or living areas
2. Update landscaping with easy care shrubs and plenty of mulch
3. Add extra heating or ventilation systems, such as a heatpump or air exchange/ HRV type system near bedrooms.
4. Replace the kitchen benchtop with a durable and contemporary material
5. Update kitchen units with new handles and re-sprayed door fronts
6. Replace the letterbox to a modern style
7. Repaint the front door in a bright and contemporary colour
8. Clean out gutters and replace any broken or leaking downpipes
9. Add a french drain to deal with water pooling and soggy lawns
10. Waterblast paths and steps to remove moss and improve the look of accessways
11. Repaint window exteriors
12. Replace south facing bedroom windows with double glazing
13. Have the house exterior commercially cleaned before photos
14. Replace damaged fence palings

Easy updates during tenancies:
1. Add a bathroom heater and heated towel rail
2. Replace lighting with LED for lower energy costs
3. Update older style curtains to lined, warm fabrics in neutral colours
4. Add a front porch canopy
5. Fit security motion detector lights to the front and rear of the house
6. Add an auto garage door opener
7. Cut back overhanging trees and shrubs to allow more light and fresh air into the home
8. Scarify lawns and re-sow bare patches
9. Install a paved path to the clothesline
10. Extend or add hard paving for an outdoor seating area in Summer
11. Install additional power points
12. If there is space consider adding a dishwasher
13. Have storage systems installed in the wardrobes and garage

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1 day ago

New local business idea - help wanted for short survey

Adam from Hoon Hay

My partner is looking to start a business and is doing some market research. This survey below will take 2 minutes of your time and she’d be very grateful if you could fill it out. She’s trying to get as many opinions as possible from a wide variety of people :)


www.surveymonkey.com...

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My partner is looking to start a business and is doing some market research. This survey below will take 2 minutes of your time and she’d be very grateful if you could fill it out. She’s trying to get as many opinions as possible from a wide variety of people :)


www.surveymonkey.com...

Thanks in advance.

5 hours ago

Inside New Zealand's hidden cave hotels

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

From Waikato to the Bay of Islands, we reveal three subterranean secret spots you can escape to #backyourbackyard

1 day ago

Protect your investment with Amsoil!

Amsoil NZ

Modern Diesel Engine protection from Amsoil gives you;

- Extended Service Intervals
- Reduce running costs
- Lower maintenance costs

Next time your changing your oil - use Amsoil.

See our full range of products at syntheticoilnz.co.nz

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1 day ago

Over 65? We want to hear from you!

The Team from ACC New Zealand

We are looking for feedback from Neighbourly members throughout New Zealand on their health and wellbeing - and whether they saw our recent programme with TVNZ, Healthy For Life.

We'd love you to take our survey. It'll only take a couple of minutes.
Take the survey

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1 day ago

Are you a local business needing support?

Support Local Shop Local

We're proud to be working with our friends at Stanley Street to help support all New Zealand businesses in these troubled times.

We think you'll love these free Support Local toolkits. If you spot one of these in a window of a business near you (or on your takeaway coffee cup!) … View more
We're proud to be working with our friends at Stanley Street to help support all New Zealand businesses in these troubled times.

We think you'll love these free Support Local toolkits. If you spot one of these in a window of a business near you (or on your takeaway coffee cup!) you'll know you're helping a proudly local company.
Find out more

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2 days ago

Suzuki Swift 2004

Gary from Spreydon

Bought from Hollands and serviced by them from import at 11000ks, now 78ks, excellent condition, auto, 1500cc new WOF,

Price: $4,950

2 days ago

Join our live Q and A on property prices

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, we're all feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic right now, but lots of you have told us you're especially concerned about its effects on property prices in NZ. So we thought we'd ask an expert to join us for a live Q&A to help answer your questions.

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Hey neighbours, we're all feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic right now, but lots of you have told us you're especially concerned about its effects on property prices in NZ. So we thought we'd ask an expert to join us for a live Q&A to help answer your questions.

David Nagel, who is general manager of property analytics provider Quotable Value, will be live on Homed from 12 noon on Monday 25 May, but you can send in your questions for him right now, here.

So whether you're thinking about buying or selling, wanting to know how to judge price trends in your area, or just have an interest in what's happening in the property market, we'd love to see you join us on Monday.

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2 days ago

Sound Bar

Mohan Neighbourly Lead from Sockburn

Panasonic, Model no: SC-HTB8, Near New, 20W, 75cm, single piece, Excellent working, With remote, selling because of up grade the TV.

Price: $70

3 days ago

A little kindness goes a long way

AMI Insurance

We know that the more kindness there is, the better the world gets. So let’s keep the kindness going by driving a little kinder, keeping an eye on the neighbour’s place while they are away and checking in on Nan.

It’s what makes New Zealand the kinda place we like to live because a little… View more
We know that the more kindness there is, the better the world gets. So let’s keep the kindness going by driving a little kinder, keeping an eye on the neighbour’s place while they are away and checking in on Nan.

It’s what makes New Zealand the kinda place we like to live because a little kindness goes a long way.
Learn more

3 days ago

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Jana from Fendalton

Hello neighbours, am looking for a playpen for my grand daughter. Can anyone help.not fussed on the plastic ones. Many thanks. Jana.

3 days ago

Canterbury's adults-only star pods

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

How about an adults-only luxury glass box, under the Milky Way, with your significant other?

3 days ago

Compact that garage mess...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Tower Junction

Upcycle a pallet and old kitchen forks to help keep garden tools organised.

Make the most of this weekend with this step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this project yourself

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4 days ago

We are OPEN under Level 2 guidelines

Owner/Director from The Shoe Room

Maxine and her team are back at the Shoe Room and ready to help you find the perfect fitting boot or shoe to provide you with all day comfort and style.
We have strict cleaning protocols in place and can provide a private room for fitting if required.
Come on in , support local small business and … View more
Maxine and her team are back at the Shoe Room and ready to help you find the perfect fitting boot or shoe to provide you with all day comfort and style.
We have strict cleaning protocols in place and can provide a private room for fitting if required.
Come on in , support local small business and find Fashionable Functional Footwear to take you through the Winter

4 days ago

500 COLOUR BUSINESS CARDS - ONLY $79

Matthew from Christchurch Central

500 Colour Business cards only $79 includes design and setup - other products available including stickers, flyers, fridge magnets and more
www.officeprint.co.nz...

Price: $79

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