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Turn your sleepout into a short-stay apartment
Turn your sleepout into a short-stay apartment Hello, spring! We’re one season away from summer. So, before New Zealand becomes flooded with tourists and holiday goers, we thought we’d let you in on a little secret; a neat way in which you can make some extra money during the holiday season without committing any major […]
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Take care of nana with a portable granny flat
Take a moment to picture yourself in your twilight years: the years after retirement where your body slows almost to a halt, and you’d know you’d feel that much safer if you had your family close by, watching over you and sharing a meal now and then. You’d still want to maintain a touch of […]
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Space for a growing family
Space for a growing family Just as a child outgrows their baby clothes, families tend to outgrow their homes. Simply packing up and moving to a bigger home isn’t always so simple, however. There’s a good chance that you and your children are already established in your neighbourhood; that you have work, school, friends and […]
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Alternative uses for a portable office unit
Portable office hire is a popular solution to a wide range of space requirements and challenges in New Zealand. You’ll be surprised by just how many business-related challenges can be overcome with the hirage of one of our portable office units!  While we usually highlight the benefits of a portable office being used in its […]
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Customisations you might like to make to your Portable Building
While we offer a convenient array of existing New Zealand Portable Building layouts, did you know that you are welcome to customise your own design? Our team can confidently build any feature request you’d like, and we’ve got some useful suggestions for you in today’s blog.  
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Get your workers ready for winter with these portable buildings
We’re well into winter now, and without doubt, the worst weather is yet to come. It’s not too late to make provisions for your hard-working team. In this article, we’ll cover all the portable units that you can hire to keep your workers covered during meetings, lunch breaks, emergencies and bathroom visits.
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The Portable Self-Contained Unit Lifestyle
So, living in a portable sleepout, unit or cabin. What’s it like? Will it feel like a motel, studio, or worse, a campervan? How much money will I save, really? Could a temporary self-contained unit really solve my affordable house problems? We’re answering all these questions and more in today’s article, in which we explore […]
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Building or renovating this summer? You need a portable home
Enjoy an opportunity to experience your new neighbourhood while living as a part of it in your portable sleepout or home. One of the greatest challenges that you’ll face during the building season is trying to pinpoint some affordable accommodation for yourself and your family while your home is constructed or renovated.
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Invest in your small business in the New Year
Getting good office space can be an absolute mission, which is why the appeal of the home office has only grown in the past few years. With so many of us working more hours remotely thanks to the wonders of modern cloud technology and communication, a home office is an excellent solution for that much-needed single-purpose space you’ve been searching for.
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Extended family incoming: hire a sleepout for the holidays
Were you were brave enough to put the offer out to your friends and family for a Christmas party hosted at your house? There’s a good chance that you’ll be spending a good deal of your Christmas night fitting family members onto various blow-up beds, trundlers, couches and pop-up tents as you try to give the tired travellers a place to sleep before their journey home.
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