Are you ready for mortgage rate rise?

First National Real Estate chief executive, Bob Brereton, says homeowners need to start preparing themselves for mortgage interest rate rises and is warning that those...

Beautiful vineyard with relaxed dining

Love the thought of dining at a beautiful vineyard with a relaxed atmosphere? You will love John Hill Estate, it’s friendly staff and delightful food...

Kikuyu – get on the grass!

Kikuyu is a grass species which prompts strong reactions, both positive and negative with many people happy to ‘kik-yu’ out the door for suggesting...

Your local: Les Mills

Summer bodies are made in the winter  - or so the saying goes – so as the weather gets colder, now is the perfect...

A tale of two gardens at a Bucklands Beach home

A garden should have an element of mystery. You should never be able to look at a garden in two minutes flat and walk away....

Home Show pipped to be best yet

The Auckland Home Show returns this week at ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane and runs through till Sunday, with more than 50,000 visitors expected to visit...

Tai Chi benefits Parkinson’s victims

A new Tai Chi initiative is back to help victims of Parkinson’s Disease. The Chen Tai Chi Centre in Highland Park has teamed up with...

New LJ’s restaurant in town

While LJ’s is certainly not just your average fish and chips store, their brand new restaurant- style outlet at 500 Ti Rakau Drive takes the...

Obesity – a killer epidemic

What is Obesity? Obesity is defined as excess accumulation of fat in the body. It is a very serious health issue for individuals, communities and countries.

Fact: housing crisis definitely real

Statistics produced by Auckland Council show that in the 12 months to June 2017 we completed only 6827 new houses. This is far short of...