Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 14/04/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at RadioLIVE's Home & Garden with Tony Murrell for April 14th/15, 2018.

New Zealand’s only commercial coffee growers

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There boutique roastery was established in 2008 and is located in the Pekerau Hill Country that overlooks Doubtless Bay. The roastery currently services several Far North cafes as well as there own mobile coffee outlet at the local Farmers Markets.

Tony talks with Carol Schluter Ikarus Coffee.

Supermarket sleuth

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One of our much-loved breakfast cereal makers seems to have found a pot of gold with a new product line,sugar tax comes into effect in the UK,and so far with all the promises the Government has made, we've heard no mention of doing something about our high food prices.

Tony is joined by Supermarket sleuth John Winters.

Why do people choose Veganism

If you think eating vegan means chomping on raw carrot sticks then think again.Swapping out non vegan foods with vegan versions may seem overwhelming at first but the process gets easier with time. 

Tony talks with Claire Insley The Vegan Society Aotearoa NZ.

Waitakere Ranges to close

This week the Auckland Council has confirmed plans to close much of the Waitakere Ranges and high risk tracks in the Hunua Ranges to contain kauri dieback. Kauri dieback is well established in the Waitakere Ranges and Awhitu Peninsula and been identified in parts of Rodney.

Tony is joined in studio by Fredrik Hjelm Resident Arborist, The Living Tree Company.

The Queen of Clean

Shannon Lush is an Australian best selling author who specializes in titles that simplify tasks such as cleaning and household management,the Australian "Queen of Clean"gives a few simple cleaning tips.

Growing Bananas in Nortland

New Zealand imports more bananas per capita than any other developed country,each New Zealanders eat around 18kg of bananas a year,now a sub tropical group in Northland are wanting to grow bananas commercially and have already planted out.

Tony talks with Hugh Rose, Banana Grower, Northland.


Choosing A Disability Toilet And Bathroom For The Home

The number of people in New Zealand with disability and mobility issues is increasing and this is a growing concern for Kiwis.There is a wide variety of disability aids designed to cater for the everyday needs of those living with disabilities and mobility issues.

Tony finds out more from Hillary Cove-Smith, Owner Creative Living.


Apartments without carparks

With no car parks offered to residents,developers Ockham Residential say the build is the first of its kind.Ockham Residential co-founder and director Mark Todd didn't think the apartment would affect the availability of parking in the area.

Tony talks with Mark Todd,Ockham Resident Founder.


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