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Topic # 99985 31-Mar-2012 12:28 Send private message

We are looking to put some stuff in storage. Found pakityourself.co.nz selling the good size boxes for $4.99. Anyone seen better prices than this?

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  Reply # 602875 31-Mar-2012 13:12

Try Warehouse Stationery.

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  Reply # 602905 31-Mar-2012 14:28 Send private message

Go to local Pak n save first thing in the morning = Free :-)





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  Reply # 602934 31-Mar-2012 15:54 Send private message

Ask on facebook. My wife just asked on a local community page for the howick area in Auckland and we picked up a car load for free. Even without a community page, you may have friends or friends of friends who have just moved and have boxes left over.



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  Reply # 602939 31-Mar-2012 16:02 Send private message

Yeah we have just thought of that! Also just been at the supermarket and they have lots of banana boxes, which we could take.

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  Reply # 602942 31-Mar-2012 16:05 Send private message

Actually, why not put a WANTED post up on your local Freecycle community board.
There are always tonnes of people giving away packing boxes that they've probably just used for moving house etc.

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  Reply # 603206 1-Apr-2012 10:01 Send private message

We used boxes from McDonalds in our recent shift - my son works there and got us ~150 or so of them - they're not huge but they're a nice size and easy to carry - can't overload too much. If you're in the lower north island area you can have some of ours if you want.




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  Reply # 603316 1-Apr-2012 15:10 Send private message

We have lots of boxes at work which just go into recycling.  We're in Newmarket. PM if interested :)




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  Reply # 603509 1-Apr-2012 22:08 Send private message

When my dad moved he purchased boxes from Storage King.

Advantage to purchasing rather than scavenging? They're all the same size (makes stacking them in the truck heaps easier) and they are super strong and robust, none of this flimsy cardboard stuff.

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  Reply # 603712 2-Apr-2012 12:06 Send private message

We used Recall document storage boxes. They're strong and they have handles, not particularly large but for a point of reference, one box holds around 100 CD cases.




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