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fixed office desk light coloured wood with decorative metal struts at each end

Who can you trust to keep you well? The recent debacle about methamphetamine testing in rental houses having been a waste of time and money – since it has now been deemed not dangerous to those living in a house where it has been consumed – may have left you wondering what information on our ...

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Two men sitting on saddle stools at an adjustable height desk

The topic of sit stand desks is very much in vogue. There is so much debate about the use of them, it can really leave you in a quandary about whether or not to buy one. A recent review on the possible perils of sitting and standing at work was written by Professor Alan Hedges, ...

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New glass and concrete office building, Christchurch

One of the challenges I am seeing with the many offices relocating back into central Christchurch as the new city centre develops post quake, is that the buildings are going up, the floors are all completed, lifts look nice and shiny, the reception area is ready for the first clients to arrive, but behind the ...

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Everyone enjoys a welcoming reception. How good does it feel walking into a light inviting space, maybe with a splash of colour, some flowers or artwork and a cheerful smile from the receptionist? Your reception area creates an instant impression for visitors and sets the tone for their visit. Despite the obvious importance of this ...

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Refold's Fraser Callaway and Oliver Ward standing by their cardboard desk design

As someone who spends much of my time seeking creative solutions to problems, there’s something very pleasing about discovering an innovative idea that not only works, but one whose inspiration came from some local Kiwi ingenuity. When I was up in Wellington for an HASANZ meeting last week, I took the opportunity to call in ...

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Small changes can make a big difference

If you’re reading this at work, stop for a moment. Look around you. If you’re somewhere else, close your eyes and imagine your desk or your work space. Do you like what you see, or do you think your surroundings could do with a bit of a lift next year? If the latter sounds like ...

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Christchurch office design

Buying the wrong office furniture can be costly so you want to get it right first time. In my experience it always pays to keep a checklist with you when buying. Points to consider include: A back angle adjustment  on your office chair – this allows more versatility for individuals A high chair back – ...

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