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A lifetstyle block

Starling
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Jan 12 2013, 2:02am


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A lifetstyle block [In reply to] Can't Post

is normally a small block of land between about 5-20 acres. The Canterbury area has traditionally been based around mixed cropping and sheep and beef farming, with a few dairy farms. This has changed massively over the last 20 or so years, with dairying slowly but surely marching its way across the plains (and that is another whole story on its own), and many farms being broken up into lifestyle blocks.
Some people buy lifestyle blocks and come to grief, because they have no idea of the realities of country living, and some lifestylers clash with farmers. There are lots of examples of lifestylers complaining about the noise of animals, for example!

There are also plenty of lifestylers who make a living from their small block, for example breeding animals, or growing vegetables, fruit or specialised items such as flowers or olives etc.

The insurance situation in Christchurch and Canterbury is very bad. A lot of the hold ups with repairs and rebuilding are really down to the insurance companies dragging their feet. Premiums are shooting up all over NZ and will continue to do so I'm sure. But that is another story again...

As a renter, I would urge you to get contents insurance. Imagine starting again with absolutely nothing.

Subject User Time
Concern about Aussie TORnsibs wrt the fires . . . elf_wannabee Send a private message to elf_wannabee Jan 8 2013, 9:47pm
    NZ's situation Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Jan 8 2013, 11:02pm
        It's currently 28 here Starling Send a private message to Starling Jan 9 2013, 1:51am
            The hottest weather I've ever experienced Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jan 10 2013, 8:06pm
                We've had firefighters working overnight here Starling Send a private message to Starling Jan 10 2013, 8:16pm
                    Oh my. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jan 10 2013, 8:21pm
                    Just read the article your link led to --- what is a 'lifestyle block'? That has me puzzled kiwifan Send a private message to kiwifan Jan 12 2013, 12:18am
                        A lifetstyle block Starling Send a private message to Starling Jan 12 2013, 2:02am
        Not good here today Starling Send a private message to Starling Jan 10 2013, 4:11am
            It's especially bad when it's near a town. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jan 10 2013, 8:32pm
    Bush fires willowing Send a private message to willowing Jan 9 2013, 7:04am
        Amen. // SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Jan 9 2013, 7:27am
        That is scary indeed! kiwifan Send a private message to kiwifan Jan 9 2013, 10:51pm
        Yes, yes! // Ethel Duath Send a private message to Ethel Duath Jan 10 2013, 4:13am
    It all looks horrific - Greenwood Hobbit Send a private message to Greenwood Hobbit Jan 9 2013, 11:10pm
    Here's the rain dance we did last summer here Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jan 10 2013, 8:04pm

 
 
 

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