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OCTOBER UPDATE

The world of property and finance has been interesting over recent months with new rules designed to slow the property market having the desired effect in some ways, but causing total confusion as well.  Kiwis have always been used to having an open market when it comes to borrowing money, and until very recently the banks have been in charge of making the rules which dictate who they are able to lend money to. Of course, banks are in the…

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OCTOBER UPDATE | Featured Articles GOING CRACKERS WITH OVER THE MOON CHEESE ?>

GOING CRACKERS WITH OVER THE MOON CHEESE

– Interview with Roland Moss DH: When did you start selling Over the Moon cheese and what made you decide to venture in the cheese world and start your business Cheese and Crackers NZ? RM: I started selling cheese made by Over the Moon Dairy in 2007. Tamara and I were on our way back from Martinborough Fair, and we stopped at a café called ‘The Two Mad Cows’ in Putaruru and noticed Over the Moon Dairy across the road,…

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OCTOBER UPDATE | Featured Articles PERSONALITY OF THE MONTH: KATHLEEN WALDOCK ?>

PERSONALITY OF THE MONTH: KATHLEEN WALDOCK

I’m originally from Ireland and have been living here for 17 years. My husband is a kiwi; we’ve two kids, Eoghain 10, Ashlin 7. I’ve been working for the Hobsonville Land Company for eight years, starting when it was still an active airforce base. Being part of it from the start has been great. My job is around Placemaking – putting on or supporting events/art/history projects and activating spaces that help give residents a sense of place and connection to…

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OCTOBER UPDATE | Featured Articles NOVEMBER GARDENING ?>

NOVEMBER GARDENING

So much colour in the garden and more to come……… rolling into summer. What a lovely yet busy time of year in the garden.  Weeds to pull, lawns to mow, shrubs to trim, and the best part – seedlings, corms, and tubers to plant. Get those Gladiolus (water well), cyclamen, amaryllis, begonias and dahlias in the ground. If you sowed seedlings last month, they should also be ready to plant this month. Give everything in the garden a good mulch…

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OCTOBER UPDATE | Featured Articles NOVEMBER ISSUE 11 ?>

NOVEMBER ISSUE 11

Hello everyone and welcome to our November issue, hopefully, you’ve all had a chance to enjoy the beautiful weather that we’ve been having lately. In this issue, you’ll find some information on a couple of new and exciting things that Hobsonville Point residents can look forward to in the months to come.