Double Glazed Windows – Why They Are A Good Value For Your Money


Double glazed windows provide energy efficiency and added security to a home, but many homeowners are still not familiar with this type of window. In order to better explain the process and advantages of these types of windows, we will need to have a basic understanding of windows. To begin with, a window is simply an opening in a wall or other structure designed for ventilation.

The solid inner pane or lintel provide ventilation while the air-space above the lintel is usually made up of a window sill or window cap. As a result of this structure, air can pass through the window easily and in a continuous flow. In fact, it is not uncommon for a single pane of glass to allow air to pass through the window in just one direction.

Double glazed windows work in the same way as their single-glazed counterparts, but instead of providing air to the room through only one opening, they provide air through two openings. There are a few major differences between the two types of windows, so let’s take a look at some of them here.

Single-glazed windows are usually constructed with two panels that are then sealed with a sheet of glass. The glass is sealed in order to stop cold air from entering through the inside of the wall. While some homes have a solid seal, some may utilize an air-permeable membrane. Regardless of what type of window is used, a window must be kept at least forty per cent open in order for them to work properly.

Double-glazed windows are constructed in a similar fashion to a single-glazed window, but instead of using a sheet of glass, a double pane window consists of two panes of glass that are separated by an insulating gas or vacuum. If a room is ventilated with a double-glazed window, the room becomes cooler as a result of the amount of energy that is being stored in the space. However, the amount of cold air that is entering a room through a double-glazed window is typically less than that which is created by opening one pane of glass.

Glazing is also referred to as “double-pane” glazing, but it differs from single-pane glazing in several different ways. First of all, double-glazed windows are manufactured using two panes of glass that are cut at the same angle. and then attached with metal brackets. Once installed, the two panes are secured to the frame of the windows by means of a frame screw.

Because double glazing consists of multiple panes of glass, they can be manufactured in a variety of sizes and shapes. The most common shape for this type of window is the U-shape, which is known to be the widest.

Glazing windows require less maintenance than their single-pane counterpart. They do not have to be opened and shut like single-glazed windows, but a slight air-lift is required to remove debris and dust that collects on the inside of a room. While the actual physical size of a double-glazed window is smaller than that of a single-pane, they are also typically less expensive than their counterparts. Since they can’t be opened and shut, their price tag is generally higher, particularly compared to single-pane windows.

Although there are two types of glazing available, it’s important to keep in mind that only one type of glazing is available for every single kind of window. This means that double glazing windows can’t be used for sliding glass doors, bay windows, or French doors. If a bay window or sliding glass door is being considered for a home, the buyer should also consider installing single-pane glazed windows. In this case, the glazing for the interior is necessary as well.

Double glazing windows are commonly used in high-performance buildings. This type of window is used in places such as the University of Michigan and University of California campuses. They are also popular in high-tech laboratories and manufacturing facilities. They are also used in large-scale office buildings and in sports arenas because they increase the resale value of the building and the resale value of the property. A high-quality double-glazed window can also help to prevent the entry of heat into the building, making it much more comfortable to live in.

While they might not seem as attractive as other types of windows, they are certainly attractive to many home buyers. The fact that they can help save energy and add aesthetic appeal to your home is enough to make them a worthy investment for many homeowners.


Below are a few testimonials from some of our happy clients…

Greg Morton – NZ Fishing News Columnist 2013

Greg Morton - NZ Fishing News Columnist 2013The business card of Moeraki Fishing Charters is pinned on my noticeboard with my other essential contact addresses.
They are my “go to” fishing experts and over the years have provided me with quality service, great fishing, and great adventures.
With their new boat Callum and Kirsten have thrown in more speed and more comfort to the mix.
An A plus organisation.

Carol Young – Cromwell

Hi Kirsten and Callum,

Well I can handle that sort of fishing any time!

With the rod handed to me baited and ready to go, and the fish dealt with … all I had to do was catch them … and we did.

The weather was superb, the sea calm, and we came home with all this filleted blue cod. WOW!

I’m sorry we didn’t meet you personally Kirsten, but thank you for being so helpful on the phone, in spite of it being school holidays. I hope they are going well.

Regards from Anthony and myself..

Gretchen Mark-Dear – Queenstown

We LOVED our trip out today Kirsten and we will be back and we will be spreading the word!
Thank you to Callum and Keiran, they looked after us so
Everything was beaut and we have just had fish caught this morning for our tea! Yum! Yum!
Thank you so much! It was awesome!

Day Tour & Package Prices

Prices and Booking information:

MV Aari

The cost for a charter on the MV Aari is $160.00 per person (Saturdays and Public Holidays). $150 per person all other days.
This price includes rod and reel hire, morning tea and tea/coffee on board.

Aari can take up to 12 passengers. Please contact us for more information if you have a larger group.

Moeraki Fishing Charters is available for fishing charters 7 days a week leaving the wharf around 7am and returning around lunchtime.

Please freephone us on (0800) MOERAKI (663 7254) or use the contact page to make any enquiries for further information.

Day Tours

MV Aari

The cost for a charter on the MV Aari is as follows:
Saturdays and Public Holidays $160 per person
All other days $150.
This price includes rod and reel hire and light refreshments on the boat

Aari can take up to 12 passengers. Please contact us for more information if you have a larger group.

You will need to bring warm clothing, sunscreen, hats and of course a chilli bin to take away your fresh fish.

Overnight Packages

We are not currently running any package tours. We are happy to help out with accommodation and meal arrangements for your group so please contact us to discuss.

Moeraki has lots of great options to suit all budgets.

Watch this space as we hope to have specials in the Autumn

Corporate Fishing Trips

Moeraki is a great place for business meetings so why not incorporate a fishing charter with this.\

We are happy to organise accommodation, meals and catering for any size group.

The MV Aari is a great boat for corporate groups as it has a full kitchen and seating inside and easy access toilet facilities off the main deck. It is warm and comfortable with full covers out the back along with drop down sides to provide excellent shelter.

Suitable accommodation and venues can be arranged for meetings and catering can be arranged through us.

Please contact us with your requirements and we can tailor a package to suit.

Family Groups

Family GroupsWhy not treat the family to a fishing and sightseeing trip with us.

Moeraki is a great place to come and stay with children with excellent beaches and walks around the area.

It is a great experience to take a kid fishing and you will get some great photo’s and memories of your weekend in Moeraki.

Moeraki also has excellent holiday rental accommodation with houses suitable for family groups and at reasonable rates.

Contact us now to arrange your next school holiday trip away to Moeraki.

Cost of day trips:

Adults $150-160 per person
Children $100 per person (under 14 years)
Price includes all fishing gear and morning tea.

Fishing & Sightseeing Tours

Fishing & Sightseeing ToursMoeraki not only has amazing fishing but also great birds, wildlife and coastline to explore.

Come out and not only catch fresh fish for your dinner but see albatross, and the beautiful coastline of Moeraki.

Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Prices are:
Adults $160 per person (Saturdays and Public Holidays – $150 all other days)
Children $100 per person (under 14)
Prices include all fishing gear and morning tea.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is all the fishing gear supplied?
Yes the prices for our charter include rod/reel hire and bait.

Is the accommodation in Moeraki?
Yes all accommodation for our package deal is in Moeraki unless you request another location.

Where is the accommodation?
We deal through the local Motels in Moeraki and depending on the size of the group it will either be at the Motels or a local holiday house which is managed by the Motels. We also arrange accommodation in Hampden which is another excellent location just a four minute drive from Moeraki.

Do I need to bring bedding?
No all bedding and towels are included in the package

What meals are included with the package?
A continental breakfast will be supplied at your accommodation. Your evening meal is a selection of the main menu board at the Moeraki Tavern. Morning tea and lunch assortment supplied on the charter.

What sort of fish will we be targeting?
Blue cod and sea perch are our main species but you can also catch trumpeter, tarakahi and possibly groper.

What other sea life or bird life will I see on our charter?
Albatross and mollymawks. Cape pigeons, giant petrel, muttonbirds and sea shags. Seals and Sea Lions. Dolphins are often seen over the summer months.

What do I need to bring on my charter?
Warm clothing and good footwear. Hats, sunglasses and sunscreen. A camera if you want to get some pictures of your trip. Cold refreshments.

Is there a toilet on board?

How long will my trip be?
You need to allow around 5 hours for your charter although this can vary depending on the marine/fishing conditions. Trips can also be tailored to suit your group so please ask.

If you have any other questions please feel free to phone us on 0800 MOERAKI (663 7254) or click here to send us an email. You can also download our flyer in PDF form by clicking here.

Our Boats


The Aari is a 40 foot alloy vessel and has a large deck space and excellent on board facilities including – good toilet facilities, large kitchen and inside seating area, full cover out the back and drop down covers, high deck railings along with brand new rods and Alvey reels.

It is fitted out with all the latest safety equipment including EPIRB (Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon and Lifejackets and Life rings. We also have a VHF radio which is in contact with land. Cellphone coverage is also very extensive over the fishing grounds.

The MV Aari is issued with a Safe Ship Management Certificate from Maritime NZ (number 121045) to operate as a Charter Vessel in the Moeraki area.

The Aari is surveyed to take groups of up to 15 passengers.

About Moeraki Fishing Charters

Moeraki Fishing Charters has been running since 1991 in the small fishing village of Moeraki in North Otago running the MV Kiwa.

Prior to this the 37 foot  “KIWA” was a commercial fishing vessel used for crayfishing.

Kirsten and Callum purchased the business in 2009 and have been successfully running the MV Kiwa as a charter boat since then.

In February 2013 we were pleased with the arrival of the MV Aari to our team. Aari is a larger boat than the Kiwa and we look forward to being able to offer some different fishing trips on this boat. Watch this space for details. The MV Kiwa is still available by arrangement for groups of 8 and details of this can be found in our prices menu.

Our Team

Callum Buchanan

Callum BuchananCallum has been working on commercial fishing boats since High School. Callum holds a Commerical Launchmaster ticket with Maritime NZ along with Diesel Engineer and First Aid certificate.

Callum also spent several years living on Stewart Island and worked on the Stewart Island Ferry and Freight Boat. He also spent a number of years commercial fishing for cod and crayfish and paua diving in Stewart Island and up the coast to Fiordland. Callum now enjoys using his extensive fishing experience to take people on charters aboard his boats and would love to tell you stories about his fishing adventures.

Don’t forget to ask Callum about his Sub-Antarctic expedition.

When Callum isn’t taking charters fishing he is usually….. Fishing.

Kirsten Buchanan

Kirsten Buchanan Kirsten is the first point of contact for organising your fishing and sightseeing experience. Kirsten will help organise all aspects of your trip including meals and accommodation.

Kirsten is also the deckhand for Callum helping you out on board the Aari.


Moeraki Fishing Charters, Moeraki, Otago, New Zealand

Blue Cod

Moeraki is a great little fishing village in North Otago, approximately a one hour drive north of Dunedin and 3.5 hours south of Christchurch. It provides excellent fishing, sightseeing and leisure activities.

Come aboard the 40 foot fishing vessel “Aari” with Callum and his crew for a great day fishing and sightseeing around the coast of Moeraki. Moeraki offers great fishing, beautiful scenery and wildlife including albatross, seals, dolphins and more.

Blue cod, Sea Perch, Trumpeter and Terakihi are just some of the seafood in plentiful supply around Moeraki and Moeraki Fishing Charters would enjoy taking you out to catch these.

The best value fishing charter in the area. Moeraki is a must see when visiting Otago and what better way to see the amazing coastline than on a fishing and sightseeing charter with us.

Our trips go out 7 days a week (subject to weather and sufficient numbers) and we have options available for those wanting to customize there fishing and sightseeing experience with us.

Moeraki Fishing Charters aim is to provide you with an excellent day fishing and sightseeing as well as plenty of fresh fish for your frypan.

Check out our prices now or contact us if you would like further information

Wooden Toy Sets Is Perfect for Every Child


Wooden toys are not only fun but safe for your children. Plastic toys can start to lose their colour and texture, so they may not be as appealing as the new ones you see on the market today. Also, plastic toys tend to lose their shine after a while, which can encourage your child to play with them less frequently. Wooden toys, though, can last much longer than their plastic equivalents chemical-free and very easy to maintain. You can also give your child a chance to become engrossed in the creative process, with lots of “thoughtful” possibilities.

When your child starts playing with wooden toys, they learn physical activity, problem solving and creativity. Playing with wooden blocks or other simple games teaches them to develop hand-eye coordination, balance, and the use of their imagination. By engaging in this sort of physical activity, wooden toys teach children how to get their own creative juices flowing, too, which is an important foundation for their mental development.

The cost of wooden toys is often more affordable than those for plastic, too. The same goes for the fact that wood loses its natural beauty after time. You won’t find that lovely finish and intricate design in cheap plastic toys. But wooden toys aren’t exactly made from cheap wood; they’re often made from recycled wood from old furniture manufacturers, such as a rocking chair you might have had in the 1970s. These furniture pieces are still structurally sound, but have been restored to near new condition.

Children love colours, and wooden toys are a rich and colourful choice. Painting the blocks is a classic way to get your children involved in their play, and many of the paints available today are very appropriate for this sort of project. If you are concerned about the health of the paint, you can simply use water-based paint the toys instead. There are plenty of options out there; you don’t have to stick to a painting theme – you can go for animal or flower designs, or anything else that appeals to you. Kids are always happy to try something different, too, so you never have to be stuck with just one colour.

As well as being durable, wooden toys are usually beautifully crafted. Some companies will even handcraft them for you, adding that extra touch. This can also help them stand out more against other toys of the same age group, as your wooden toy can be unique and different. Children pick up on the attention to detail and craftsmanship in a wooden toy, and it shows through in their play. It makes them feel good, and proud of themselves.

Wooden toys also last longer than other materials, making them a long-term investment. Plastic toys might seem cheaper at the start, but they can begin to crack or fade after a few years. A wooden toy will not degrade and will simply be better for you and your child over time. There are lots of options to choose from when buying wooden toys, allowing you to get the perfect set for your child.

Wooden toy sets are available in many different designs, shapes, sizes, and colours. You’ll even find children’s wooden toys in musical groups, with buckets, tubs, and kettles. They come in all kinds of shapes – everything from simple cubes to intricate boats, cars and soldiers. Wooden toys are also sometimes educational, with wooden toys and blocks acting as learning toys. Look for educational sets that teach counting, shapes, colours, animals, and more.

With so many types of wooden toy sets to choose from, you’re sure to find a set that appeals to your child. With a little bit of searching, you should be able to find a set that’s right for them. So why not look into some wooden toy sets today?

Casual Sneakers


Casual shoes are ideal for travel, and even though there are some good reasons for wanting to wear these shoes, there are some reasons why they don’t work out for every traveller. They’re especially good for casual weather, no matter where you’re going. Even if you’re just travelling to warm or cool climates, casual style sneakers can still do your normal travel wardrobe great justice. Here are some considerations that might help you decide when to buy casual sneakers.

Shoes that are only worn with jeans in the summer are generally too hot for anyone who likes to travel. On the other hand, a pair of sneakers with a little more support may be too hot for some people. If you are going to wear sneakers in the winter, you’ll want to make sure that you’re comfortable with the temperature. Otherwise, it will be like wearing an icebreaker.

Comfort is important when it comes to shoes. If you’re not going to be using the shoes in any kind of serious way, comfort should be a high priority. You don’t want to end up with sore toes or blisters from trying to walk on uncomfortable footwear. For casual shoes, comfort is definitely important. The same goes if you have a hard time walking on flat surfaces.

When choosing which shoe you want to wear, take into consideration how much room your travel wardrobe has. Some casual styles are just not meant to go in small spaces. A good rule of thumb is to look for something between two to three inches in height. This site doesn’t necessarily have to be a shoe, but it’s usually the most common style used for this purpose. If you have a limited amount of room, you’ll want something smaller.

Shoes are often too expensive to wear when going to a place where there is no air conditioning. Fortunately, that’s not always the case. Some travellers get their shoes shipped to these warmer climates so that they can enjoy comfortable shoes. You can also wear them on planes, as long as you have plenty of room to walk.

Some casual footwear is made for the purpose of being stylish and fun. If you’re wearing them to casual events, you probably want something that looks good on your feet. While you want casual shoes that don’t wear out, you may not want something that looks like a sports shoe. Choose something that you’d wear with jeans on. and t-shirt on if you have one.

It’s important to know what kind of shoes you need for whatever occasion you’re going to attend. For instance, if you plan to visit a beach, you’ll want to buy sandals and not flip-flops. Flip-flops will wash away quickly, especially if the water gets warm. Sandals are good for warm weather because they don’t take up much space and are fairly water-resistant. Even with a bit of rain and wind, your flip-flops should hold up very well.

If you are going to the gym, you probably want casual sneakers that are flexible and easy to move in. These should be made of materials that are breathable.

When you wear your casual footwear, be sure that your shoes are at least two to three inches above your ankles. A standard shoe length would be to have them about an inch and a half from the end of your toes.

Don’t wear your casual shoes around your ankle. If you’re in a pair that’s too short, you’ll feel like you are walking around with nothing but a bunch of sandals. Don’t wear your casual shoes under your dress pants either. You don’t want to show anything but your skin.

Your casual shoes should be easy to clean and keep clean. Don’t buy a pair that is made of leather or suede. These are hard to clean and the color won’t last that long.

Casual shoes are great for people who aren’t concerned about fashion. But, for those who are, they’re a great way to wear something that you are comfortable in without being dressed to impress.

Pest Control Auckland Prices


Pest control Auckland prices can vary drastically between companies, and while you want to ensure that you get the best possible service for the money that you are being charged, you also want to make sure that you are getting what you are paying for. There are a few things to look out for when it comes to pest control Auckland prices so that you can be sure that they are reasonable and within your budget.

One of the first things that you need to know when it comes to pest control is how many pests are present in the property. If the numbers of pests are too high for the type of treatment that you are using then this could be indicative of a larger problem that needs further attention. However, some pest problems can be solved with just a few treatments. It is also very important to check the labels on the pest control products you are looking at, as this will show the exact amount of pesticide that the product contains.

Another thing to keep in mind when considering pest control Auckland prices is the frequency in which the home will be cleaned. This is because a company’s services will differ according to what types of pest infestations they deal with and whether or not they use professional pest control professionals. Some companies may offer a quick service where they come into a property and do a quick assessment. These companies will charge an hourly rate for their services and if you are only needing pest control in one area then this would be cheaper than having pest control in multiple areas.

When choosing pest control Auckland prices, you should consider the cost of chemicals that are needed to kill the pest. This is because different types of pest will require different levels of chemicals to kill them and it is worth checking the labels on the pest control products you are checking out. Some pest infestations can be solved with a light application of pesticide, but more severe infestations will need more powerful chemical treatments to be effective.

A final thing to keep in mind when looking at pest control Auckland prices is whether the company offers a guarantee. Most companies offer a guarantee for the pest control they provide, so if a problem does arise with one of the pest control products, you can be assured that you are covered. There is nothing worse than seeing your property become unlivable because of pest infestation. Having a guarantee can give you peace of mind about the quality of work that your company provides.

It is also important to check the Auckland prices for various pest control companies as this can help you compare the cost of different companies. While the costs are different depending on where the pest problem arises, these prices will stay constant between all parts of the country.

By using a little time and effort you can be able to compare the pest control Auckland prices of different companies and find the ones that can provide the best services in your area. This will enable you to get a good indication as to whether or not you are being charged for the services provided.

When it comes to pest control Auckland prices, make sure that you are not being overcharged for the services that you are being offered. It is very easy to become confused by the number of pest control companies out there and they can all charge you different amounts for the same tasks.

When it comes to pest control Auckland prices it pays to do your homework. You will want to spend as much time as possible researching different companies that can offer good rates and choose one that is within your price range. By doing your research you can get an idea of what each company’s services offer and how competitive their rates are.

Once you have settled on the companies that are right for you, the next step is to contact them and ask them if they offer a guarantee on their pest control Auckland prices. The company will often have a minimum period of 30 days in which to show that they have dealt with a problem that required the use of their service.

If the Auckland prices that you are quoted by a pest control company are less than what they would charge you, do not hesitate to call the company back and request a free quote. Most pest control companies will be more than willing to give you a quote that is closer to the price that they would charge if they were to charge for services alone.

Reviews About the NZ Sex Shop


When you want to indulge in a little ‘spanking the monkey’ action to add spice to your sex life, you can find the best NZ sex shop in New Zealand. Located on Christchurch’s Central Business District, the shop has been known for over fifty years. Now it is one of the best in town and offers a wide variety of products.

The staff at the NZ sex shop is friendly and easy to communicate with. They are knowledgeable about a range of different products and do all they can to make your shopping experience pleasant and easy. You can get all sorts of adult products from toys, lingerie, clothes, condoms, etc. All of these products are safe for everyone, even people who have never had sex before. This is because all of the products are approved by the Health and Safety Commission.

In the UK, there are sex shops that offer different kinds of sex toys. Some shops will stock both male and female sex toys. The good thing about New Zealand is that they have a much more liberal attitude towards sex. Sex toys are very common and you will probably find that there is an entire toy aisle dedicated to them.

Another great aspect of the NZ sex shop is its extensive selection of lingerie. Most of the shops sell a lot of sexy, revealing lingerie. If you prefer to wear something skimpy and revealing, then you will be happy with this store. If you would like a more conservative choice in lingerie, then this store is definitely for you.

The NZ sex shop also sells many items that are geared toward couples. You will find many different types of lingerie and accessories for couples, and they often have matching products. You will find a matching set of lingerie for you and your partner if you purchase it online. This is one of the things that makes shopping online so appealing to couples who are looking for something different than what you would find in the store.

The staff at the NZ sex shop is always happy to help you choose what you need. They can give you tips as well as guide you towards the type of product that is right for you. You will also find that the staff members are very friendly and willing to make suggestions to help you out. Whether you are shopping for something that you just want to try out or you are looking to buy for something that you have always wanted, the staff is sure to be able to help you find the right product.

In addition to the great products that the NZ sex shop offers, you will find that they offer a variety of prices. The prices are reasonable and you should be able to find the perfect item at any price range. In other words, they don’t have a very high price range or one that is outrageously expensive. They work hard to make sure that they keep their prices competitive and that you can find the perfect product at the price that you want.

Shopping at the NZ sex shop is one of the best ways to buy intimate items. It is easy to get something that you can use on a daily basis. You can also enjoy a relaxing shopping experience that will add to the intimacy that you have in your relationship. With the variety of products that are available, you will not be unhappy with what you get.

The employees at the NZ sex shop are very helpful and will answer any questions that you may have. They also will be able to give you all of the information that you will need as well as recommend products that you may not have thought of. If you have any questions about the products that you are purchasing, they will be glad to help you and answer any questions that you may have.

One of the best things about this sex shop is that they offer a great selection. They sell a wide variety of different products and accessories that will fit into every woman’s budget. If you are looking to spend a little more, you can have the most extravagant lingerie or you can have a basic set that will provide the same amount of comfort. that you would normally get from an adult store.

The staff at the NZ sex shop will take the time to show you everything that you need and offer you great customer service. This will provide you with a shopping experience that will make you feel comfortable and happy. Shopping at this store can be an amazing experience that you will remember for a long time to come. Once you are there, you will find that you are completely satisfied and your sexual relationship with your partner will be made even better by it.