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The Only Air You Should be Breathing is Perfect Air

Heat pumps are hot! And very cool.

Heat pumps have become the go-to solution for solving heating woes in New Zealand homes over the last few years. In July 2019 it becomes compulsory for all rental housing in New Zealand to have insulation and adequate clean heating, many landlords are lo…

Floors With Flair

The team at Flooring Xtra in Papakura are extra busy keeping the district's floors looking good. We've never been busier,” says Richard Wickett, co-owner of the store with his wife Trish. Having local support means a lot to the Wicketts. Long establish…

Service You Can Trust

Ebbett Pukekohe – All About “Your” Vehicle

Ebbett Pukekohe is part of a trusted motor vehicle company that’s been going from strength to strength for 90 years. An early photo shows a line-up of trucks outside the Hamilton premises of Ebbett Motors, the names of Vauxhall and Chevrolet proudly emb…

Renovation and Extensions are our Business!

by Lucy Mullinger

Planning on renovating your home, bach or office? Smith and Sons is the place to go for advice. We ask their renovation experts how to get the best result, first time. We chat with Smith and Sons Pukekohe franchise-holders Lane and Melissa and their expe…

Your Personal Money Shoppers

Counties Home Loans and Insurance Take the Mystery out of Money

by Rebecca Glover

Making those big financial decisions can be easier than you thought with Counties Home Loans and Insurance. Making those big financial decisions can be easier than you thought. Okay, hands up who loves supermarket shopping! Hmmm....thought not. So mu…

Drury’s Demolition Darlings

Jacob Demolition, where Everything Old is New Again

Breaking up is hard to do, but not when it leads to a new use for old bricks. “I got into this game by accident, wanting a few bricks for a path” is how Winston Jacob describes his introduction to the demolition business. Forty-seven years on Jacob Demol…

Affordable Family Living

Navigation Homes' New Showhome Sets the Standard for New Family Homes

Navigation Homes are excited about leading the way in new and fresh designs, meticulous project management and construction to outstanding service. Their new homes speak for themselves and are professionally built with you in mind. Founded in 2007 righ…

Tis the Season to be… Papakura Proud!

by Lucy Mullinger

For all things, Jolly, Joyful and generally Christmassy, Papakura is your one stop Christmas stop this year. Having always had always had a strong community spirit, varied retail base with numerous eatery options, your local town centre has pulled out al…

Demystifiying Your Mortgage

Claire McArthur & Personalised Mortgages Ltd

by Rebecca Glover

Money for nothing? Of course, it's not that simple, but it's Claire McArthur's job to hunt down the best possible loan offer for her clients – and generally, there's no charge. Claire is a mortgage advisor with Personalised Mortgages Ltd, a premier mortg…

End of Year Clearance Sale

Holden Nissan Ebbett Pukekohe

Ebbett Pukekohe is part of a trusted motor vehicle company that's been going from strength to strength for 90 years. At Ebbett Holden Pukekohe our greatest pleasure is assisting old clients who return to update their Holden time and time again. We know …

Proudly building Kiwi homes for Kiwis for 15 years

If you are building your first home, a new home for the family, for the beach, or for the farm workers, or even if it’s a new garage - we use all the good stuff from home and offer simple steps to get you into your new home quickly and easily. We offer p…

The Garden Acupuncture

If you’re struggling with pain, anxiety, depression, sleeping problems or health issues, you might be interested to find that acupuncture can assist you. If you’re struggling with pain, anxiety, depression, sleeping problems or health issues, you migh…

A1 Homes

New Showhome Now Open

A1homes has been proudly building Kiwi homes for Kiwis for 15 years. At A1homes we're here to make things easy and it couldn't be easier when using all the good stuff from home. Changing plans? Easy. Working out costs? Head over to our website, we've …

Spring into Cleaning!

Home and Away Professional services in Franklin

Spring is coming up and that means it won't be long before barbecues start getting a dust-off and family and friends are over to enjoy the warmer weather. Spring is coming up and that means it won't be long before barbecues start getting a dust-off and f…

Silver Fern Marquees

Keeping Franklin Covered Since 2008

by Kerry Monaghan

Silver Fern Marquees Wedding and Event Hire has been Franklin’s award- winning marquee and events supplier since its inception in 2008, and since then they have covered a lot of ground! Silver Fern Marquees Wedding and Event Hire has been Franklin’s awar…