56 days ago

Turn your balcony or patio into a lush garden

Logan Campbell Retirement Village

If you have a green thumb, just imagine what you could do with a balcony with a fantastic view like this one at Murray Halberg Village. This elevated space offers the perfect blank canvas to create a lush outdoor space without lawn maintenance or heavy lifting.

Shane Fairbairn, Landscape Manager at Ryman Healthcare, shares some tips for creating the perfect outdoor space on your patio or balcony so you can enjoy the benefits of gardening without the hassles.

First, decide on a theme. Is it cosy and bohemian, sleek and minimalist, a lush urban jungle, or something else? Your vision will guide your plant and furniture choices.

For all his tips and advice click read more.

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More messages from your neighbours
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1 hour ago

What's On: Eastern Table Tennis Club

Shane from Epsom

Table tennis club meets every Monday night at 7.30p.m. All welcome. Annual Adult Subscription FREE. School children FREE. For more information contact Bob ph. (021) 619 619.
Eastern Table Tennis Club
  • St. Thomas' School Hall
3 hours ago

Anzac Day 25th April - we are CLOSED

The Shop Manager from Red Cross Shop Onehunga

Kia Ora Neighbours,

We will remember them.

We will remember their courage
We will remember their years
We will remember their sacrifices
And wipe away tears
We will remember their honour
Remember their love
And hold this day special
For those resting above

Never ever forgotten ❤️‍🩹🌹

ANZAC DAY x
Giving all respect to those who fought for peace and freedom.
Rest in Harmony 🕊️🕊️🕊️🕊️

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3 days ago

Poll: Does the building consent process need to change?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We definitely need homes that are fit to live in but there are often frustrations when it comes to getting consent to modify your own home.
Do you think changes need made to the current process for building consent? Share your thoughts below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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Does the building consent process need to change?
  • 91.5% Yes
    91.5% Complete
  • 8.2% No
    8.2% Complete
  • 0.3% Other - I'll share below!
    0.3% Complete
1000 votes