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How can Cars and Trucks Share the Road Safely?

Posted on 16th April 2021

Deaths from crashes involving trucks are responsible for 19% of the road toll in New Zealand. This doesn’t include the near-miss crashes that cause serious injuries either, so there is a very real problem.

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Enormous Container Ship Blocks Supplies to Europe and the US

Posted on 26th March 2021

As if transportation wasn't hard enough due to pandemic restrictions and delays, now one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes is blocked.  The container ship was sailing from Asia on route to Rotterdam before being firmly wedged in the Suez Canal, Egypt.  

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How to Clean your Car using Everyday Ingredients

Posted on 17th February 2021

Like most chores, the more often they are done the easier they become. And with harsh UV rays, road grime and stubborn bird droppings your car is prone to fading, cracking and generally looking unloved. Baking soda and vinegar solve most of life’s cleaning problems.  They have been the go-to cleaning superstars for generations (before inferior products came along with fancy packaging). 

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Northport helps relieve Christmas Retail Crisis

Posted on 12th December 2020

Cargo ships full of Christmas gifts are being diverted to Northland from Auckland as the pressure to have gifts unloaded in time for Christmas grows. It’s a domino effect which has caused delays of Christmas goods this year. For starters, there is a global shortage of boxes (thanks to Covid once again), and Ports of Auckland can only operate three of the eight cranes simultaneously due to low staff numbers (another casualty of Covid).

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Who to Advise when you’re Moving to another City or Country

Posted on 26th November 2020

Moving house comes with a lot of small fiddly jobs.  And, of course, very big jobs as well.  Checklists have their place, and this is one of those times when they are invaluable.  This list will offer you a good basis to work from and put those fiddly jobs into motion.    

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