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If true this is going to be a mess. Suspect the council worker may have made an error (especially given their internal website is not...
01/07/2022 - 23:20
The comment you are refering to, is responding to one by bill discussing the $11 june 2022 pro rata charge to upgrade a 120L rubbish bin to...
01/07/2022 - 13:49
You have confused recycling with rubbish. Recycling bin size change is free (zero upfront and ongoing costs remain the same as with the...
01/07/2022 - 10:55
Yes. Recycling bin upgrade is free, both upfront and ongoing. (and can be requested by the occupant). stinky111 is confusing the recycling...
01/07/2022 - 10:51
Estimated $90 differential in 2025, still good value for households that often fill their 120L bin.
01/07/2022 - 10:49
Upgrading the recycling bin is free (both upfront and ongoing), and can be requested by the property occupant. Upgrading the Rubbish bin is...
01/07/2022 - 10:47
Yes, but only a decent chunk of vectors profits do not go to dividend cheques. Consumers would be much better off, that, given entrust is...
30/06/2022 - 18:09
'as new research by environmental consultants Waste Not has found “no clear evidence that PAYT areas of Auckland produce less refuse per...
30/06/2022 - 15:59
$11 is the pro rata charge for the rest of the billing year. Will cost cira additional $70 a year going forward. Objectively good value,...
30/06/2022 - 15:50
I think they are trying to encourage recycling. One recycling bin per property (regardless of size), is included essentially included....
30/06/2022 - 12:13
Price table (for central Auckland) is here:...
30/06/2022 - 12:09
Sweet. Puts Waitomo epson 0.8c/L cheaper than costco, and much closer to me. On the negitive side, I was really keep to use my costco...
30/06/2022 - 11:06
[Auckland] Free Upgrade from 240L to 360L Recycling bin (or downgrade to 120L) @ Auckland Council
Auckland council Bin exchange service has re-opened after a multi-month closure due to Covid-19 and other issues. My new recycling bin...
30/06/2022 - 11:03
Note that the rating is done in hot and humid conditions (my 22L rated Mitsubishi struggles to do 4L per day in NZ winter conditions). The...
27/06/2022 - 20:33
I have an older version of the Sheild TV pro. Pretty much just use it for media streaming with Kodi (from my network storage). It is one of...
27/06/2022 - 20:22
Dry mode on heat pump's isn't suitable for cold conditions. Basically it runs as an air conditioner with a very low fan speed. removes...
27/06/2022 - 15:16
Depends on brand Mazda and ford are knowing for discounting. Family member got thousands off a cx-5 by phoning around dealers a couple of...
20/06/2022 - 14:08
Depends on brand, and market conditions. People I knew got like $5k off a mazda CX-5 a couple of years ago. Note that Toyota and Honda...
20/06/2022 - 14:06
Kia EV6 Long Range RWD Electric Vehicle from $71,330 + On Road Costs ($84,980 After 5PM) @ Kia NZ
Incoming price hike for the EV6. $5k across the board. Under two hours of current pricing left. Pushes the Long range RWD above the rebate...
17/06/2022 - 15:18
If you get a 9kg gas bottle (123kWh of energy) swapped at bunnings at $34, it works out to $0.276 per kWh. Many peoples power is cheaper or...
16/06/2022 - 00:15
My model is very crude, and assumes on average even power consumption across the day and night. In absence of better data, I thought that...
13/06/2022 - 23:08
I spouse, if there isn't ready access to power. If there is ready access to power, a comparable amount of kW of electric heater's would be...
13/06/2022 - 19:52
Those are very good rates, I would stick with them. For new contact customers in central Auckland, the rates I was quoted are: $2.28/day +...
13/06/2022 - 13:19
Good spotting. Makes them the cheapest non time of use provider that I considered. $0.1686/kWh for standard central Auckland users after...
13/06/2022 - 12:40
Unlikely that meridian would give you better rates. Power prices have gone up a lot in the last few months. Currently they are advertising...
13/06/2022 - 12:31
These rates are locked in for a year, so that is a decent length of time to justify changing, even if they do crank them up after that....
13/06/2022 - 12:29
Might need two of those fan heater's... The gas cabinet heater I looked up is 4.2kW. But yeah, a pair of $17 bunnings 2000W fan heaters,...
13/06/2022 - 12:15
Yes. A good one is north of $300 new. (if you can still find one in stock)...
13/06/2022 - 12:10
Auckland 1998 power crisis: 5 week outage. Good thing is that much of NZ is warm enough that we are not going to have hypothermia deaths in...
13/06/2022 - 12:02
This is basically the only good remaining use case for such heaters. Obviously need to manage the fume risk via ventilation and perhaps a...
13/06/2022 - 11:48