Tips for tenants

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Heads-up: Changes to the Residential Tenancy Act

The Residential Tenancies Act changed last month. Here’s a rundown of some of the key moves.

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Using the web to find a job

Many ŌCHT tenants want to use the internet for training, preparing a CV and looking for work.

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Getting connected online

Most of the people, services and business we need to connect with have an online presence.

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Getting connected socially

Positive social connections enhance our wellbeing with a sense of community, belonging and support.

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Preparing for disaster

We have had more than our share of emergencies, but not all of us are ready for more.

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Getting help to quit smoking

We know smoking can have a big impact on health and wellbeing, and can be tough to quit.

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Staying on top of your health

Most of us say we’re in good health – but we can strive for better.

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Being a good neighbour

You don’t just live in a house when you’re in an ŌCHT home.

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Staying warm and dry

Everyday activities can cause moisture buildup in your home.

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Quick tips: home cleaning

We’re often asked how best to stay on top of household cleaning.

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Maintaining your home

ŌCHT wants your home to be as safe and secure as it can be.

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Fire safety

Fire and Emergency NZ attends thousands of callouts each year and about a quarter of them are to house fires.

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Your rent

Your rent is one of the most important financial commitments you have.

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A secure home

Your home is your castle – and it should be just as safe and secure.