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Why Do We Fear Love?

Article – Robert J. Burrowes

Why do human beings fear love? That is, why do we fear loving ourselves and others, and why do we fear being fully loved ourselves? If someone does not receive what they need emotionally as a child, their capacity to give will be limited accordingly. Read more »

Housing affordability crisis worsens in New Zealand

Article – John Braddock

New Zealands deepening social disaster was highlighted by a report released on January 19 showing that Auckland, the countrys biggest city, now ranks among the least affordable in the world for housing. Read more »

Housing reforms needed to go further says CHA

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Todays Government announcement on social housing is a step in the right direction but it needed to bolder, according to the group representing community housing providers and its partner Te Matapihi. Read more »

Key Notes: Delivering more social housing

Column – New Zealand National Party

Today I delivered a major speech in Auckland focused on our plans around social housing. Read more »

Landlords and developers winners from state home selloff

Press Release – Green Party

Prime Minister John Keys fire-sale of state homes will line the pockets of landlords and property developers and drive up rents, while offering less security for New Zealands most vulnerable families, the Green Party says. John Keys speech … Read more »

Damage to Maori carving at Whangaparaoa College

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The carvings, which had been commissioned by the college, had only been installed on Monday at the entrance to the Te Maramara a Tane Maori Studies block at the school. Read more »

National’s state house sell-off will drive up all rents

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nationals plan to sell-off state houses and subsidise landlords will drive up rents for all renters, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. Read more »

NZ to begin selldown of state housing, expand subsidies: Key

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand government plans to increase the number of income-related rent subsidies by 4.8 percent over the next three years, boost the number of tenancy reviews by two-thirds and sell up to 2,000 houses as part of … Read more »

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Governments commitment to helping New Zealanders in need by providing more social housing is at the heart of its social housing reform programme, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say. Read more »

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Governments commitment to helping New Zealanders in need by providing more social housing is at the heart of its social housing reform programme, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say. Read more »

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