About Raw Milk – What you need to know

About Raw Milk – What you need to know

Lets talk about Raw Milk With consumers becoming more aware of the origin of their food, raw milk is gaining in popularity. There are many questions swirling around the raw milk movement, so let’s take a closer look at the benefits, the safety and where to get raw milk. What is raw milk? Raw milk […]

Home Orchards

Home Orchards

Planning and planting your home orchard Unlike commercial orchards with their regimental rows, your home orchard can be created from as many different types of fruit trees and berries as you like, in any number of creative layouts. Don’t forget – if you’re short on space, fruiting trees don’t need to be confined to your […]

Best trees for boundaries

Best trees for boundaries

The good, the bad and the fastest growing! The best neighbour is one you can’t see – find out which are the best trees for boundaries and fence lines, giving you privacy in any situation! While many of us may dream of living on large lifestyle blocks, the reality is that most of us will […]

goodGround Careers Evening

Thinking of a change in career? Ever considered a career in Real Estate? Contact us about our next careers evening! Why not come along to our Careers Evening and learn all about what is involved in becoming a licensed Real Estate Salesperson. We will also tell you about the exciting and rewarding career prospects we [...]
Moving to Whangarei

Moving to Whangarei

It’s the great Kiwi dream: Value for money in house prices, job opportunities and a lifestyle that just can’t be beat. If you think this dream is unattainable – think again! It may be time to consider moving to Whangarei. Whangarei is a city with a bright future, with lots of opportunities in housing, education, […]

Vendor Finance

Vendor Finance

“The bank has turned us down!”  Disappointed wannabe home owner Art Acquirer said to partner Sheila Shopper. “Oh no, not again.  It means we will keep having to pay $450 a week rent and I’m getting sick of it.  Will we ever be able to own our own home?” Vendor Finance At times, bank finance can […]

RESENE Architect’s memo no. 136: Eolian transport PART TWO

Author: Colin Gooch, Resene technical Director. Australia is continuously generous to New Zealand, never more so than in 1928 when, over four days 206 gms m2 were deposited “throughout most of New Zealand” following a massive dust storm.* Taking the area affected to be 56% of our land mass (because it makes the maths easier), this equates […]

RESENE Architect’s memo no. 136: Eolian transport PART ONE

Author: Colin Gooch, Resene technical Director. Late afternoon in what has been quite a beautiful autumn. The setting sun streams through the lounge windows, bathing everything in a roseate glow and highlighting – every particle of dust that sits on every surface! My wife hates this time of day!! Where does it come from? Well, […]