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Avoid Injury During Your Move

Moving house can be a dangerous business. Cuts, ankle injuries and back strains are just some of common injuries people face when moving house. However, with a little know-how these injuries are preventable. 1. Use the proper equipment Before you move anything, test the weight of the item. Do not attempt to lift heavy items … Continued
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How to Display Family Photos in Your Home

One of the easiest ways to transform your house into a home is by decorating it with photos of your family. But it’s not enough to just simply throw some photos up on the wall and call it a day. There’s an art to showcasing your family photos. Here are some stylish tips to help … Continued
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5 Tips to Help Cope with Culture Shock

Culture shock is a natural state of psychological and physical disorientation that can occur when you’re in a new environment and culture. Different challenges combine to contribute to the feeling of culture shock that include communication barriers, loss of support network and independence. Many people relocate overseas for work but what many don’t realise is … Continued
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Warehouse

Top 5 Tips When Relocating Warehouse

Moving warehouse is a large scale operation due to the equipment required to move the amount and type of inventory within them. Organisation is the key to a successful warehouse relocation project. Here are five tips to keep in mind when relocating a warehouse: Assess your space Perform an in depth space analysis. Small changes … Continued
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Christchurch Cathedral to be Rebuilt

For more than six years, Christchurch Cathedral has stood as a reminder of the deadly 6.3 magnitude earthquake that shook the city in February, 2011. This month, the Anglican Church in New Zealand announced it will be rebuilding the cathedral. The Gothic Revival-style cathedral was one of the city’s top tourist attractions before the earthquake … Continued
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The Most Popular Airbnbs in New Zealand

Airbnbs are a popular accommodation choice for travellers in New Zealand with a variety of housing options available that differ to the standard hotels and motels. Each guest has the ability to rate a property and its host on the website, awarding them both a score out of five. Here are the most popular Airbnb … Continued
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Auckland

5 Weird and Wacky Homes in New Zealand

When you’re on the market for a new home, there are a number of factors you need to consider. Is it located in a nice neighbourhood? How many rooms does it have? But one factor you probably haven’t considered is whether it’s weird and wacky enough. Mixing art and outrageous architecture with the basic family … Continued
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Packing up Your Garage or Shed

Packing up your garage or shed is usually the last thing you get to when moving house, and they’re some of the hardest to pack. The problem is that garages and sheds contain everything and anything, from gardening equipment and sporting equipment to tools, and countless other objects you probably don’t remember keeping. Before you … Continued
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The First Few Days in Your New Home

You’ve just moved into your new home – congratulations! There are a couple of things you can do to lay the foundations of your new home in the first few days of moving in. Prepare a survival kit On your first night in your new home, you’re likely to have a stack of boxes you … Continued
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How to Move the Big Five

What do Grace’s removalists mean when they talk about the ‘big five’? The big five refers to the following common household goods which also happen to be some of the bulkiest as most difficult to relocate and move: Lounge Fridge Bed Table Television How to pack the big five Due to their importance in the … Continued
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