The lifestyle block is becoming as popular in New Zealand as the quarter-acre dream.
Did you find scary fees in the fine print of your hire purchase agreement?
The New Zealand Herald recently reported the results of a survey into the spending habits of Kiwis. The headline result was that nearly half (44 per cent) of New Zealanders are living day-to-day without any savings to fall back on.
With rising power bills and winter fast approaching, now may be the right time to consider harnessing solar energy to reduce your household energy costs.
I have enjoyed energy savings, as a result of installing 2 x solar panels on my roof, for a period of seven years. Included in the kit was a 350 Lt tank which is installed next to the panels. We have found this combination satisfactory and enjoy...
Kiwis love their pets. However, although our furry friends provide great...
Stratford's Sam Swinburne, 28, is an example of how the Flexi-wage scheme not only benefits employers but could be the start of a promising career for many young people.Join the conversation
Nitrogen-based fertiliser is being placed on paddocks throughout the Bay but Federated Farmers warns some farmers may be over-estimating pasture recovery after the rain.
Dairy is so bad for the animals and our health, and so is farming and meat eating. We need to stop the exploitation of these poor creatures, and protect our health. Go vegan, and stop the awful exploitation.
The Minister of Education could be given the power to appoint Teachers Council members and the council could be rebranded as part of sweeping changes. A review released today has recommended widespread changes to the body that issues practicing certificates and registration for teachers. The review committee made 24 recommendation on the Teachers Council's role and functions, and has set up a ministerial advisory group to do the work. Last year the Teachers Council posted a note on its website deciding to enforce a little known rule that allows the council to fine $1000 for breaching name suppression. The…
Looking for a new secret weapon for your small business? Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software could be the answer. It helps you: Win new clients or contracts Understand your customer Retain customers by giving them a better experience Decrease duplication and costly customer management. Imagine if every... More
Your phone has been for a swim. Your business contact information or vital sketches were on it and now it refuses to start. Owners carry their business lives around on their mobile phones and tablets. If the phone was lost or broken it would be at the very least a huge nuisance. At worst important business data could be lost. When it... More
Small businesses sometimes pay hundreds of dollars a month more than necessary for their telephony - thanks to inertia. Many have a mish-mash of telephony services. It's not uncommon for small businesses to cut costs significantly following a telecommunications health check, says Kelly Blomfield, business account manager at Telecom Hub... More
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