Dog jumped in the pond or rolled in the mud? Here is the ultimate guide on how to wash your dog

Dog jumped in the pond or rolled in the mud? Here is the ultimate guide on how to wash your dog

Image sourced from iStock GIVEAWAY: Keep reading and we have an excellent giveaway for one lucky reader at the end  As dog owners, we've all experienced those muddy paw prints on the carpet or that distinct "wet dog" smell after a romp in the rain. While our furry friends may love getting dirty, giving them a bath isn't always a walk in the park. However, with the right approach and a little patience, washing your dirty dog can be a stress-free experience for both of you. Here's the ultimate guide to make bath…continue reading →
Baking Anzac biscuits – a kiwi classic for Anzac Day 

Baking Anzac biscuits – a kiwi classic for Anzac Day 

This year Anzac Day falls within the school holidays, so what better way to commemorate this important memorial day than baking Anzac biscuits with your family. While ceremonies, parades, and dawn services are integral parts of this special commemoration, another great tradition, plus something to keep the kids occupied, is the baking and sharing of Anzac cookies. Anzac cookies were originally sent by wives and mothers to soldiers involved in the conflict overseas during World War One. Made with simple and affordable ingredients, these cookies were designed to withstand long journeys by sea…continue reading →
Getting your property ready for your LPG delivery

Getting your property ready for your LPG delivery

Did you know that your LPG bottle delivery is done by one person? We take the health and safety of our delivery drivers very seriously. If you are having LPG bottles delivered, there are a few simple things that will make all the difference: Please keep your dog on a lead or safely out of the way.  Make sure vegetation is trimmed  back for clear access.  Make sure steps, pathways and decks are clean and not slippery – especially during the Winter months.   If we cannot safely access your property for any reason,…continue reading →
Are you ready to BBQ at the Bach this Easter? Check out these tips before you start

Are you ready to BBQ at the Bach this Easter? Check out these tips before you start

Easter is around the corner and many families will be hopping off on holiday to enjoy a four-day weekend at the Bach, and if the weather plays nicely, there will still be sunshine for outdoor dining. Most Kiwi baches offer a BBQ, but before you fire it up and settle into relaxation mode, there are some essential tips and tricks to consider. Our Rockgas team has compiled some basic safety advice on checking an unfamiliar BBQ before you throw the first snag or shrimp on the grill. Check out the overall look of…continue reading →
A delightful green recipe to brighten your                   St. Patrick’s Day

A delightful green recipe to brighten your St. Patrick’s Day

Here's a delightful green recipe to brighten your day. It's super quick and efficient when you're cooking with gas! Fettuccine Pesto Pasta Recipe Ingredients 1. 450g fettuccine or spaghetti 2. 1 tbsp butter unsalted 3. 1 tsp olive oil 4. 225g basil pesto 5. ¼ cup parmesan cheese freshly grated InstructionsBring a large pot of water to the boil on the stove. Add 1 tsp salt and add the fettuccine pasta. Cook the pasta, stirring occasionally until pasta is cooked. Drain pasta once done, reserving ¼ cup of pasta water. Start sauce while…continue reading →
How gas helps greenhouses grow delicious fresh veggies

How gas helps greenhouses grow delicious fresh veggies

You might use LPG in your home or to fire up the barbeque – to cook some sausages, steaks, and maybe a few chargrilled capsicums and tomatoes. But you might not know that LPG also contributes to making those vegetables grow throughout the year. Tomatoes won’t thrive outdoors through the cooler months, so producers grow them in huge commercial glasshouses, which are often kept warm using gas. One local business that is making use of LPG is Gourmet Mokai, a vertically integrated produce supplier near Taupō that grows and markets hydroponic tomatoes and…continue reading →
The sizzling hot summer continues: Top books as handpicked from our Rockgas Team

The sizzling hot summer continues: Top books as handpicked from our Rockgas Team

Lazy summer days often call for relaxing pool or beachside or nestled in a hammock under the shade of a tree and what better way to do that, than with a good book. Our Rockgas team have handpicked picked some of their favourite summer reads and shared those with you below – your perfect companion for these last days of the warmer weather. Christine from the Rockgas Team My pick is – The Jaipur Trilogy by Alka Joshi. It includes The Henna Artist, The Secret Keeper of Jaipur and the Perfumist of Paris.…continue reading →
The Joy of Gas-Heated Hot Showers

The Joy of Gas-Heated Hot Showers

There's something quite luxurious about stepping into a hot shower, creating a moment of pure indulgence, a solitary interlude during an often hectic life. It’s especially rewarding when you don’t have to worry about running out of hot water, when your water heating is powered by Rockgas. One of the key benefits of a gas-heated shower, whether at home, at the bach, or outside, is the almost instantaneous warmth it provides. Unlike a hot water cylinder that can run out and also may take some time to heat up if it’s been switched…continue reading →