Feb 16, 2021

Working from home during lockdown and beyond

Who’d have thought how much our view of work-life balance would change, following a single announcement from the New Zealand Government? A RoomMate Cabin as your work-from-home solution When New Zealand ground to a halt in March 2020, RoomMate Cabins’ Auckland franchisee and Coastguard New Zealand Head of Marketing & Communications, Georgie Smith, saw an […]

Jan 12, 2021

RoomMate Cabins – an easier solution than a DIY build

With multigenerational living on the rise and our population growing at a rapid rate, combined with Kiwis returning home since COVID-19 struck our homes often aren’t set up to accommodate an increased number of people. Sleepouts are an attractive option, and many have welcomed a change to building rules intended to relieve some pressure on […]

Jan 12, 2021

What’s unique about a RoomMate Cabin?

At RoomMate Cabins we build our cabins from the ground up, laying a solid foundation of honesty, respect and compassion. Our business is about people – our customers, our staff, and our franchisees – so we put them first. And we do it from our home to yours! We build our own We make sure […]

Dec 11, 2020

People, people everywhere, but not a place to stay

New Zealand’s population is growing at a rapid rate. In March 2020, the number of New Zealand residents provisionally toppled the five million mark and there is nothing that points toward this slowing down any time soon. Making matters worse, more than 50,000 Kiwis have already returned home from abroad since COVID struck. For many, […]

Dec 11, 2020

This home is your home, this home is my home

Multigenerational living is a growing trend the world over. Across the board, there are an increasing number of families opting to live this way. Defined as families consisting of more than two generations living together, this can be as simple as living with a grandparent. Closer to home, a Branz report commissioned by the Government […]

Apr 9, 2020

How to work from home

Many of us at RoomMate Cabins work from home – right out of our own portable cabins – and many of our customers do too. You could say we’re experts. Which is why we understand the huge shift many people are experiencing right now, being forced to work from home (WFH) – and in a […]

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