The locksmith industry isn’t one which changes very fast – the skills a locksmith had 50 years ago would still be useful now. But the electronics changes really fast – it’s hard to believe (at least, if you’re not a teenager!) that the first iPhone came out only around 8 years ago, and was a revolution…

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We thought this was interesting – a breakdown of reported burglaries in Hawkes Bay by area, reported for the first time in NZ by the police Click here for the NZ Herald maps, and then choose Napier / Hastings on the map. Like other places around the country, there are concentrated pockets of theft in certain…

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At Lockwise, we’re proud of the fact that our pricing is really simple and straightforward. Unlike some locksmiths, we don’t have callout charges, we don’t have “vehicle charges” AND we give free quotes. If we’ve quoted a price you can feel confident we’ll charge what we say. Of course there are times when a job is…

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Ever stopped to think how keys work when you’re opening a locked door? This gif accurately shows how a key matches a lock. You can even see before the key enters that the lock is built to allow keys only with matching keyway grooves (the lines down the length of the key). This is why sometimes a key…

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