Silverdale, Hamilton

32 days ago

Building 101: So you want to build a sleep out...

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

When I heard there would be changes to the consent rules around building sleep outs, I was excited. I've always wanted a tea house in my back yard... a garden room where I can do a bit of potting, maybe read a book, or just cool off in the shade.
Turns out it's not quite as simple as a … View more
When I heard there would be changes to the consent rules around building sleep outs, I was excited. I've always wanted a tea house in my back yard... a garden room where I can do a bit of potting, maybe read a book, or just cool off in the shade.
Turns out it's not quite as simple as a trip to the hardware store to burn a hole in your credit card. If you're thinking of putting something up on your property, check in here first:

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26 days ago

Free Business Administration

Vision Hamilton

Gain the skills and knowledge needed for your future employment with our FREE Business Administration Course (Level 3). It’s not too late to enrol for the course starting next week. Call us at 0800 834 834 or visit our website to enrol.

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27 days ago

Retrain for modern office systems with Vision!

Vision College

Our fees-free Business Administration programme will give you the skills and knowledge needed to enter the business world.

This hands-on programme will help you grow your knowledge, understanding and skills using the Microsoft Office Suite in just 20 weeks! While covering computer applications … View more
Our fees-free Business Administration programme will give you the skills and knowledge needed to enter the business world.

This hands-on programme will help you grow your knowledge, understanding and skills using the Microsoft Office Suite in just 20 weeks! While covering computer applications like Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, it also includes business report writing, communication skills and creating business documents.

To find out more about our Business Administration programme visit our website or give us a call on 0800 834 834.
Find out more

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32 days ago

Hidden in New Zealand: A magical boot hotel

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Just 30 minutes from Nelson, you'll find this unique hotel - the brainchild of passionate and super-friendly locals Judy and Steve Richards. Would you stay?

29 days ago

Luxury for less

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

Luxury lodges, usually full of overseas tourists and facing the off-peak winter season are slashing prices as much as 60 per cent, making a night at these lodges a little more accessible.

27 days ago

Should uni lectures stay online next semester?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

The University of Waikato thinks so - although students will still be able to physically attend tutorials, workshops, seminars and lab classes.

Keeping the courses available for international students is said to be part of the reason for the decision.

Read more here. Do you think uni lectures … View more
The University of Waikato thinks so - although students will still be able to physically attend tutorials, workshops, seminars and lab classes.

Keeping the courses available for international students is said to be part of the reason for the decision.

Read more here. Do you think uni lectures should continue online in July?

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30 days ago

Would you dare?

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

It's a cross between a fighter jet and torpedo - that looks like a shark - and this Queenstown ride has been discounted to encourage more Kiwis to travel.

28 days ago

Thanks for Supporting Local New Zealand!

Support Local from Neighbourly Nz

Over 450 New Zealand businesses have now downloaded Support Local Shop Local posters, stickers and signs! Have you spotted one in your neighbourhood yet?

If you're a small business owner, make sure you help tell your local story by checking out the brilliant toolkits at support-local.nzView more
Over 450 New Zealand businesses have now downloaded Support Local Shop Local posters, stickers and signs! Have you spotted one in your neighbourhood yet?

If you're a small business owner, make sure you help tell your local story by checking out the brilliant toolkits at support-local.nz created by our mates at Stanley Street (they're local too!)
Find out more

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29 days ago

GONE NOW - FREE: 5 highbacked dining chairs

Dianne from Hillcrest

Free to a good home: Five highbacked dining chairs. Damaged/scraped with cat scratches and general wear. Black vinyl/leather-look, with wooden legs. Good for a reupholstery project or just for daily use. Txt 021496760 to pick up from Hillcrest.

Free

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30 days ago

How to create a happy and healthy home for less

The Warehouse

Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, … View more
Did you know a government and industry study found the condition of as many as one in two New Zealand homes assessed wasn’t as healthy as it should be?

That has a big impact on our health, but despite the obstacles we face, there are lots of simple ways to make your place warmer and drier, more comfortable and easier to heat.
Find out more

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30 days ago

Will you be heading to kids' sport this weekend?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Many sporting codes had to juggle their start dates due to the arrival of Covid-19.

Young footballers are among the first to start up again, and will be able to get on the field this weekend.

Read more here. Will you be on a sideline this weekend?

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30 days ago

Next issue of Get Growing ezine - coming soon!

The Team Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hi everyone, the next issue of Get Growing will be released early next week, so keep your eyes peeled! In the meantime you can read all previous editions here, so dig in and enjoy!

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30 days ago

Creative ideas for using wallpaper

The Team from Resene ColorShop Hamilton Central

Use colourful wallpaper to update a tired old piece of furniture easily!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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