50 days ago

How do you run an ultramarathon during lockdown?

Ben Heather Reporter from Dominion Post

A Wellington man has completed an ultramarathon during the lockdown without even leaving his suburb.
Simon Lawson, 25, was running 56 kilometres for the memory of his "second mother", covering one kilometre for every year of her life by running the streets of Whitby.
Locked down, Lawson found himself unable to visit the family when their mother, Monique, passed away on Sunday last week.

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4 hours 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 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?
  • 90.5% Yes, they're OK.
    90.5% Complete
  • 5% I'm not sure.
    5% Complete
  • 4.5% No, they're not OK.
    4.5% Complete
200 votes
9 hours ago

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18 hours ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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