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Introducing: Super City Solar

Electrical engineer Ashley Jones is passionate about renewable energy and says getting off the grid is easier and cheaper than people think.

Changing faces: Warkworth Digital Design & Print

The new owners of what was Warkworth Print, Kim and Richard Batley, are no strangers to the printing industry.

Introducing: Stanmore Bay Dental Studio

Making the experience of visiting the dentist a positive one is a priority for Claire and Titus Mulquiney, owners of Stanmore Bay Dental Studio.
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Centre Plan, not Structure Plan

Rodney Local Board chair Beth Houlbrooke is in favour of looking at a Centre Plan approach to managing Warkworth’s growth.

Shortage in rental market as growth projections kick in

Warkworth’s designation as one of Auckland’s growth hot spots is already having an effect on property rentals.

Property management skills honed

Newly-qualified Brittany Garner, of Ray White in Warkworth, is the firm’s third property manager to achieve the NZQA qualification, Residential Property Management Level 4.

Landlords urged to insulate

Landlords are being encouraged to not put off the insulation of their buildings.

Extreme fluctuations in sales

The average selling price for property in the Mahurangi Matters’ circulation area last year was two per cent higher than the 2015 average, according to figures released by Barfoot & Thompson.

Nautilus work under wraps

After gaining building consent in late December, Legacy Construction recently began work on repairing the Nautilus apartments in Orewa.

Gull Millwater makes progress

Gull NZ says its Millwater petrol/diesel station could be open by the middle of the year and that the likely takeover by Caltex Australia will not affect its pricing.

Nautilus work under wraps

After gaining building consent in late December, Legacy Construction recently began work on repairing the Nautilus apartments in Orewa.

Consent meetings encouraged

Auckland Council is encouraging people seeking resource consents to consider pre-application meetings.

Introducing: The Farmer’s Wife Café

Sister act Danielle Smith and Lynn Beehre are adding vintage chic and even weddings and children’s parties to The Farmers Wife Café at Sheepworld on SH1.

Introducing: The Black Cherry

Nicola Williams is living her dream, following the opening of The Black Cherry in Millwater, on Boxing Day.

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Clear idea for family business

A new business venture based at Goat Island is giving visitors a chance to peer under the surface of the ocean without getting wet.
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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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