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    10 Critical Steps You Need to Know Before Beginning Your Building Project

    By Jason Duop / 15 November 2014

    Beginning a building project can be an incredibly stressful time. If you don’t take the right steps before your project, you will likely be faced with time and money costs. And it could have been prevented if you knew to take the critical steps! Roger Ramsey Building, an expert provider of Waikato renovations have released a free E-book. […]


      Urban Homes Show Master Builders How It’s Done

      By Jason Duop / 8 November 2014

      Master builders in Hamilton Urban Homes have shown  builders throughout New Zealand how it’s done. Urban Homes have stolen the show at another very successful Annual Gala awards evening. They took home an astounding seven awards from the event. Urban Homes entered properties in the following categories: New Homes, Gib Show Home and Builders Own Home. New Homes […]


        Tricks of the Trade for Choosing a Tradie

        By Jason Duop / 28 October 2014

        Although it is difficult to sum up ways to choose the best tradie when there are so many professions and points to consider, knowing some general tips can be extremely valuable. New Zealand is a service economy with many tradesmen offering their services and often have little distinguishing features. 1. Licensing is key One of […]


          Sky’s the Limit for Growing Consultancy

          By Jason Duop / 27 October 2014

          Consulting Engineers firm Kirk Roberts has outgrown it’s old premises due to a large increase in demand. This demand increase has seen the consultancy have expanded into a larger Tauranga building and open up an Auckland office. “The firm was started in Christchurch seven years ago, with director Damian McMillan opening the Tauranga office six […]


            Waters Day Spa Announces New Organic Facial

            By Jason Duop / 26 October 2014

            Hamilton based Waters Day Spa announced recently a new phyts organic brightening facial. It’s always encouraging to see New Zealand businesses pushing the boundaries and releasing new services. Christine Seddon commented in a release: “This treatment restores a radiant complexion. It all starts with cleansing (Cleansing Milk and Tonic), then the White Bio-Active Scrub gives a […]


              New Zealand Builders Create Timeless Home

              By Jason Duop / 25 October 2014

              It’s great to see local businesses display tangible proof of their hard labour. It’s even better to know that their work is durable and will be enjoyed by many over time. Master builders in Hamilton Urban Home created an “eye-catching architecturally-designed dream home.” Seven years on and it’s described as still having as new workmanship. […]


                Goldstar Specials for Home Shows

                By Jason Duop / 24 October 2014

                The Auckland Home Show was an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest products and trends in renovations, building, furnishing, and home improvements. Not to mention great deals were offered! The Hamilton Home and Garden Show is approaching promising more innovative products and excellent offers available. But perhaps there is a way to avoid the queues […]


                  YikeBikes Reclassified as Normal Bike

                  By Jason Duop / 20 October 2014

                  Christchurch company YikeBike is celebrating it’s recent reclassification success. After lobbying for nine years, the company’s electronic bikes have been reclassified from motor vehicles to a normal bike. This means instead of being restricted to roads, bikers can ride on footpaths, parks and roads if they drive carefully. But there is one restriction. Lincoln Sell […]


                    Auckland Council Plans to Ban Open Fireplaces

                    By Jason Duop / 10 October 2014

                    The Auckland Council has announced plans to ban open fireplaces and old wood burners. The council estimates this plan will affect up to 85,000 homes within Auckland. These plans are set to be phased in over a few years. The council claimed that the burning of coal and wood raised the levels of pollutant PM10 inhaled […]

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