Landscaping your Lifestyle Block?

Finding the perfect piece of land is only the beginning… Landscaping your lifestyle block will add value, create atmosphere, and add to your enjoyment. These are our top suggestions for beautifying your land. Once you have settled on the right piece of land, the next steps often include landscaping and planting: and the difference this […]

Lifestyle Block Planting Advice

Lifestyle block planting is a simple case of matching the right plant to the right conditions. We spoke to some local native plant and landscaping experts about which plant to place where – and we learned a few things along the way. So whether you’ve recently joined the ranks of the NZ small landowner’s society […]

Fencing your Lifestyle Block

One of the first big jobs you will need to undertake on your lifestyle block will be the construction of a good boundary fence. Why? Because a lifestyle block is by definition larger than your average home plot, meaning that you will likely be unable to view your boundaries or effectively control your livestock, pets […]

Lifestyle Block Money-Makers

Will Cattle make you Money? While full-scale dairy or beef farming is beyond most of us, many land owners are now considering the financial benefits of raising cattle on their lifestyle blocks – and for very good reason. With an increase in lifestyle property owners across NZ, it is inevitable that interest in lifestyle farming […]

Environmental Awareness

New Zealander’s are proud of New Zealand’s clean green image and committed to living in this environment in a way that meets our social, economic and environmental needs – now and in the future. Sustainability integrates this concern for social, economic and environmental issues, and involves thinking broadly about objectives, considering long-term as well as […]