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Finding the right heating method

It's nearly winter and home heating is on the lips of many household dwellers. Especially when high power bills start arriving in the letterbox. And with heating making up about 30 per cent of your power bill in winter, making the right choice... Read More

A guide to safe home DIY

Bay of Plenty families may be planning to tackle DIY and gardening jobs around the backyard and inside the house before winter arrives. But ACC is reminding would-be DIY-ers and gardeners to be safety-conscious when cleaning out gutters, pruning trees... Read More

Getting the most from your money

If you're in the market to buy or sell your house, property, or land, Ultimate Global Properties can help you get the most from your money. At Ultimate Global Properties Tauranga, you'll find Megan Vanderwiel in their recently-opened office... Read More

Tradie roadtrip coming to Tauranga

With New Zealand's construction and building sector screaming out for more recruits –a training organisation is bringing a nationwide roadtrip to Tauranga this month to attract new apprentices and demonstrate the careers on offer in the ‘trades'. The... Read More

Life tastes better with Salt

With Bay property in high demand and plenty of people looking to buy in the idyllic beach setting of Mount Maunganui, there's no better time for the introduction of Salt. Salt is a 71-dwelling residential development in Mount Maunganui that's... Read More

Desirable development

Safe, secure and near the water's edge, Waterview Estate in Omokoroa is part of the prestigious Lynley Park. “We at Kingdom Group believe in creating communities,” says Juliet Allen of the Kingdom Group. “What makes our communities... Read More

Shiny new glass for the home

Transform your home with glass and tile. For nearly 30 years Andre Massey of 20/20 Glass Plus has been supplying and installing all things glass into homes. “It's so satisfying to see the difference well installed frameless glass makes,”... Read More

Councillor wants better deal for pensioners

Te Puke councillor Mike Lally believes tenants in the Western Bay of Plenty District Council's pensioner flats deserve better. He says the council-owned flats in Lee St and Slater Place in Te Puke charge higher rents, and are of lesser quality,... Read More

New urban development regime

Redevelopment of exiting urban areas is set to become easier for developers and territorial authorities, while reducing appeal rights for the affected.Tauranga City councillors were briefed on the outline of the Government discussion document on Urban... Read More

Building exactly what you want

When Bevan and Lisa Hyland decided to build their new home, they decided to build with Signature Homes – a good decision, says Lisa. “It's the first time we've built so it can be a bit stressful, but we were taken through the... Read More