40 days ago

Poll: What do you think of Hamilton's new parking meters?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

A new parking meter system is supposed to “offer greater convenience” in central Hamilton, but CBD barber Gini Berggren says it has the potential to trim her customers.

Forty per cent of Berggren’s customers are elderly, and she’s frustrated to watch them walk the distance from her premises at Barber on Barton up the street to sort out their parking.

What do you think of Hamilton's new parking meters?
  • 0% I like them.
    0% Complete
  • 8% Doesn't make much of a difference for me.
    8% Complete
  • 48% Don't like them.
    48% Complete
  • 44% Haven't used them yet.
    44% Complete
  • 0% Other - explain in the comments
    0% Complete
25 votes
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Would you like a property somewhere like this?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

A recent forced sale has freed up one of the last large hilltop swathes of Raglan for potential development.

Last Friday, 21 Upper Wainui Road, a property with two dwellings, 2.6 hectares of land and stunning coastal views, went under the hammer in a court-ordered sale, reaching a final price of $2,040,000.

12 hours ago

Could the jury service process be improved?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Every year, thousands of New Zealanders are called up to serve as jurors in the High and District Courts, and it's an important way to contribute to your country.

But for some, jury service can be a huge disruption and a financial burden. Do you think changes could be made to our jury service system to address these challenges?

7 days ago

Share your most delicious (but affordable!) go-to meal...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Winter is knocking at the door and the cost of living has already made itself at home. So let's help each other out by sharing your meal ideas that don't break the bank.

Comment below with your go-to meals that are delicious and affordable.

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