Protect Your Pets This Halloween


For humans, Halloween is a time to embrace your inner-monster (or Lady Gaga) and spend a night masquerading as someone, or something, new. For your pets, it’s a night fraught with potential hazards like mounds of dark chocolate, hot candles and a sudden increase of strange visitors. Make sure your pet stays calm and safe this All Hallows’ Eve by paying attention to these potential hazards.

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7 Benefits of Prefabricated Construction


Prefabricated construction is the practice of assembling a variety of components of a structure at a manufacturing site and transporting those sub-assemblies to the location of the construction jobsite. Prefabricated construction is sometimes thought of as a low-end and mass produced mode of construction. In reality however, it is quite the opposite…

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How to Make Your Home Eco-friendly (and Save Money)

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For those building new homes, it is easy enough to put thought and purpose into choosing eco-friendly products and materials. But what about those living in established houses? It’s not likely that you will switch out your insulation to something more environmentally-friendly just for the sake of it, right?

See how to make real savings…

Get Ready Week » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management


Get Ready Week is held every year to mark the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction (13 October).

This year’s theme is Stay Safe, Stay Informed.

Get Ready Week starts starts on Monday 9 October and this year’s theme is Stay Safe, Stay Informed. Emergencies can happen anywhere, any time, and without warning. Make sure you and the people you care about are ready to get through by knowing the different ways to stay informed.

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How to Prep Your Grill-mainIt’s time to fire up the grill for a new season of family fun and fabulous food. Once you dig out your BBQ grill from its wintry hibernation, you’ll need to clean and prepare it before you light it up and start cooking. Whether you have a gas or charcoal grill, these tips will have your grill ready to heat up summer in no time at all.

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MyPropertyPlan Key Rings

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MyPropertyPlan Keyrings

A free service* reuniting owners with their lost keys. We offer this service as part of our commitment to providing clever tools for property owners – and of course we hope to build our brand identity through association.

What is the MyPropertyPlan keyring?

Most of us have lost our keys at some stage and hopefully they turned up safely. Having your name or contact details on your keyring is not advisable as your property could be identified and accessed by a dishonest person who has picked up your keys.

The MyPropertyPlan keyring features a unique serial number and a dedicated Post Office Box number. The finder simply drops your keys into a NZ Post letter box (no envelope or stamp required) and we return your keys as quickly as possible.

How it works

We give you a free keyring with a freepost address and a unique serial number. You attach the keyring to your keys and register your serial number against your MyPropertyPlan subscription (including free subscribers).

Hopefully you never lose your keys, but if you do… the finder has the option to freepost your keys to our Post Office Box. We identify the owner from the unique serial number and contact you to advise your keys have been found.

You will need to provide a description of the keys (type, number or other features). Once confirmed we will dispatch by courier and you will be reunited with your keys, avoiding the hassle of sourcing new keys or changing locks.


Found keys will be returned to MyPropertyPlan paid subscribers for free. *Non-paying subscribers will be charged an administration fee of $25.00 to have found keys returned. MyPropertyPlan will dispatch found keys by courier within two working days of confirmed ownership.

MyPropertyPlan does not assume any responsibility for lost keys and can only return keys received at our nominated Post Office Box.

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