106 days ago

Do you want to live in a home not just another flat and feel like you’re on holiday every single day?

Ildiko from Takapuna

If you care about quality, this spacious large room at one of the best locations in the heart of Takapuna in a newly refurbished unit is for You!

This is a 2 bedroom unit beautifully renovated where you only share everything with one other flatmate/me & my NON yappy fur baby.

We have soft carpet, insulation (NO mould issues!), modern kitchen with electric stove, dishwasher, some designer furniture, Dyson hoover, luxurious shower to enjoy after a sweaty workout and of course the energy of a welcoming home.

Just leave your car in your private car park at rear and be anywhere in 2-5 min by foot. Beach, shops, restaurants, take aways, gyms, supermarkets, yoga, lake, theatre, cinema, swimming pool, Sunday market.

Or be on the south or northern motorway in 4 minutes.

Your Room: can fit a king bed, and an office desk/ chair comfortably. Has a double large built in wardrobe.

Rent $340/week.
Includes : Rent, Netflix, content insurance, water, private car park.

Extra costs only for:
Fibre internet. (Unlimited)
Electricity.
Share house cost like washing liquid etc,bin tag..

You’ll be able to use my fitness equipments, weights etc. if you want to save on going to the gym.

Furnished: Washing machine, dryer, heat pump, dishwasher, HRV system, all kitchen appliances.

I don’t have a couch in the lounge (it belongs to my flatmate) so welcome to bring yours. Otherwise I buy a sofa for us. There is room for bookshelves etc too in the lounge if you need space.

Existing flatmate: I’m easy going, tidy, respectful, into fitness & healthy living. I love good laughs, socialising but like my own space too. I’m a Resilience Success Lifestyle Coach.

Ideal flatmate: professional, working full time, honest, respectful, fun, pays rent on time

If you’re looking for the best place to live in town, and if you care about quality, this place is for you.

Available from the 20th Nov.
To view it message me now. 022 324 0591

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1 day ago

Are you struggling to find a rental or buy a home in Auckland?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hello everyone,

I was hoping to get in contact with someone from the Māori, Pasifika and Indian community who have either struggled to find a rental or buy a home.

The housing crisis has affected all three groups particularly badly, so if there's anyone who comes from these groups who is willing to talk please drop me a message: ged.cann@stuff.co.nz

Thanks,

Ged Cann
Senior Reporter
stuff.co.nz

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3 days ago

Covid-19 Update: Covid-19: Kmart and vape store among new locations of interest linked to new case

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi Neighbours,

Here's an important Covid-19 update:

Georgia Forrester and George Block

A Kmart and a vape store in Auckland are the latest locations linked to the movements of a person who has tested positive for Covid-19.

The owner of the vape store, Dark Vapes, in East Tamaki, said the closure of his shop on Wednesday for deep cleaning, followed by his mandatory self-isolation, would be tough for his small business.

Three new community cases of Covid-19 in south Auckland were announced on Tuesday.

The first was a student at Papatoetoe High School, which the Ministry of Health announced earlier in the day. Two other cases – the student’s siblings, who are a teenager and an infant – were confirmed on Tuesday evening.

Kmart in Botany, in east Auckland, and Dark Vapes are among the places of interest visited by one of the cases, with further locations expected to be released on Wednesday.

Kmart Botany

The teenager reported as a new case on Tuesday night works at Kmart Botany.

They were at work on Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20, between 3.30pm and 10.30pm.

The store was closed on Tuesday night, and a thorough sanitisation of the store was being carried out, a Kmart spokesperson said.

Thirty-one Kmart staff have been identified as close contacts and are self-isolating, the ministry said.

Any members of the public who visited Kmart Botany at the times the student was working is considered a casual plus contact, and must self-isolate at home immediately.

Casual plus contacts are those who would have been considered casual contacts, but have been upgraded due to the risk of the more transmissible strains of the virus.

“If you are a casual plus contact, you are advised to immediately isolate at home and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice on isolation time frames and testing requirements,” the ministry said.

Dark Vapes

One of the two high school students announced as new cases on Tuesday also twice visited Dark Vapes in East Tamaki, on Friday and Saturday.

The owner, who did not want to be named, said the store would be closed on Wednesday for deep cleaning, and he would isolate at home for 14-days, as per Ministry of Health advice.

“It's going to be tough for the business.”

He said the store would be able to reopen after cleaning as another staff member was available to help run it.

The owner did not know the identity of the case who visited.

A Ministry of Health spokeswoman said she was not sure which of the cases visited the store.

The visits to the vape store took place on Friday, February 19 between 2.30pm and 4pm, and also Saturday, February 20, between 7pm and 8.30pm.

People who visited the store during these times are considered to be casual-plus contacts.

More locations are expected to be released by the ministry on its website.

1 day ago

What's your experience with pre-fabricated homes?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is looking into the rise of transportable/ kit-set/ pre fabricated homes. The upsides are build-efficiency, quality of design, and cost. The downsides appear to be land supply, red-tape with council and difficulty getting lending from banks. If you're willing to share your experience - good or bad - email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz, otherwise leave a comment. Is there an aspect of transportable housing you'd like us to enquire about for you?