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Introducing: TankVac

Like many good Kiwi No 8 wire stories, Warren Agnew came up with his latest invention while trying to solve a problem.

Introducing: KINZ Orewa

With a recently completed, purpose-built childcare centre, filled with colourful new, upcycled and natural educational toys and two outdoor playgrounds to look after, it’s no wonder KINZ Orewa manager Alli Munt is excited.

Introducing: MeNoPa

Although he had a career as an engineer all mapped out, Lou Zhe (known as Lun) has a passion for food that would not be denied.

Introducing: East Coast Men’s Barbershop

Custom bikes, cool signage and the ultimate man cave has set the scene for Leigh Sheehan’s new venture, East Coast Men’s Barbershop.

Introducing: Faridas Café Restaurant and Bar

Jaz Ammar brings Parisian flair to the modern Mediterranean cuisine that is served at Faridas in Orewa.

Changing places: Sign Solutions

After what can only be described as a shocker of a year, Karen and Keith Browne of Sign Solutions are looking forward to 2017.
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Te Arai access in spotlight

The developer of a luxury subdivision and golf course at Te Arai claims that it is improving access to Te Arai Beach.

Mahurangi residents fuel demand for apartments

The first residents of the Oaks on Neville, in central Warkworth, could be moving in by May next year.

The only way is up for Oaks

After a difficult start during the groundwork phase, construction of the Oaks retirement development is back on track, according to project manager Dave Stott.

Land sale slow process

It could be as long as a year before a piece of land on Whangaparaoa Road that was part of Whangaparaoa College goes on the market for sale.

Corrupt roading engineer jailed

Former senior roading manager at Rodney District Council (RDC), and subsequently Auckland Transport (AT), Murray Noone, is serving a five-year jail term after being sentenced in Auckland’s High Court on February 22.

Bigger house footprint pushes up building budgets

The cost of building a home in the Auckland region has gone up by 70 per cent in the past 10 years.

Consent lodged for Manly Village apartments

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Developers of the five-storey apartment block in Manly Village (60–62 Rawhiti Rd) say there was a hold up with their building consent application, which they had originally hoped to lodge with Auckland Council five months ago.

Masala settles

The owners of the Masala restaurant chain will forfeit $8 million, after coming to a settlement with the Crown.

Young butcher nails award

When it comes to presenting a slice of lamb or a loin of pork, Warkworth butcher Michael Irving has proved he is a cut above the rest.
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Money Matters

Money Matters with Grant Clifton from Countrywise Financial.

Digital Business

with Pauline Stockhausen pauline@thesocialcollective.co.nz

Let's get digital

with localmatters.co.nz digital editor Cathy Aronson

Building

Nigel Kelly and Karyn Phillips are our new Building column writers, the Building column will run bimonthly karyn@trenzhomes.co.nz

Valuation

Vicki moved with her family to Orewa in 2002, and runs her business on the Coast, Valuation Rodney, covering the North Shore and Rodney districts.
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