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Important Sources and Interesting Humans

Last week, as at last I set out to write my news story, I came across two concepts which I felt the need to mentally unpick or deal with before I could progress/solidify any actual content. 590 more words


TBS on RNZ Concert Every Sunday 3pm

Radio New Zealand Concert will play sessions from The Big Sing Finale 2014 every Sunday at 3pm starting 19 Oct through until 14 December.

If you missed if you can… 21 more words

Participating Choirs

Here we go again...

We make a few plans then next minute, they have to be changed….I guess the moral of the story is not to make plans, but more of that later. 799 more words


Fat Cat's Hostel

Feet weary, shoulders toast, hips toasted and buttered, I schlucked my pack to the seat aside me. I then proceeded to stare blithely out the window as the train brought me to my hostel on the outskirts of Auckland. 1,642 more words

Construction costs set to increase

NBR reports that construction costs are expected to accelerate at the fastest pace since the mid-2000s construction boom. According to the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), non-residential construction cost inflation will average 4.3% a year over the next three years. 113 more words

What kind of properties do experienced investors buy?

Countless news articles reporting on the unexpectedly high sales prices of unique properties (never the ones in your street) and new rating valuations (which are simply written confirmation of the increases you already knew about) may be leaving you wondering if it is still viable to consider investment properties in Auckland. 282 more words

Market Information And House Buying Tips

Paddle boarding...

After a wet and windy Saturday spent snuggled up in the cinema, there weren’t high expectations for a sunny filled Sunday. However, proven wrong it turned out to be a gorgeous day of blue skies and that meant only one thing… Time to try out paddle boarding! 158 more words