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Urban Task Force Proposes An Innovative Funding Strategy For Transformational Civic Masterplan

Press Release – Urban Task Force

Taurangas Urban Task Force (UTF) is heralding the Civic Masterplan released last week as a major step forward in the revitalisation of the City and is encouraging the Council to establish a ground-breaking model to funding the project. UTF Chairman … Read more »

Making A Difference Awards Winners Announced At General Insurance Breakfast

Press Release – ANZIIF

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is delighted to announce the winners of the Making a Difference Awards for General Insurance, Claims and New Zealand categories. The Making a Difference Awards winners were announced … Read more »

OneRoof-Kantar Housing Survey: 2 Out Of 5 Kiwis Want The Govt To Forcibly Bring Down House Prices To Pre-Covid Levels

Press Release – OneRoof

6 December 2021 – Two out of five Kiwis want the Government to bring house prices down to pre-Covid levels, according to the results of a new poll by property listings site and data insights firm Kantar. The OneRoof-Kantar Housing Survey, … Read more »

Changing Lives From Inside The Wire

Press Release – Pathway

This month marks the third anniversary of the Navigate Initiative, a ground-breaking partnership between local not-for-profit Pathway Charitable Group and Ara Poutama Aotearoa/Department of Corrections which is changing lives from inside the wire! … Read more »

Showing Excellence, Innovation And Resilience In Their FieldWinners Of Microsoft NZ Partner Awards 2021 Announced

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

The winners of Microsofts 14th annual Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards have been announced, showcasing an extraordinary depth of creativity and capability within Microsofts local Partner network. The Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards are … Read more »

Kiwis Are Backing The Housing Market To Continue Climbing Despite Numerous Headwinds

Press Release – ASB

A net 73% of survey respondents now expect interest rates to increase. But this hasnt shaken Kiwis house price expectations, which actually increased last quarter Buyer sentiment hits a five-year-low. Kiwis are backing New Zealands housing … Read more »

New Zealand Opposition Picks New Right-wing Leader

Article – Socialist Equality Group

On Tuesday, New Zealands main opposition National Party installed Christopher Luxon as its new leaderthe fourth person to lead the conservative party in the space of just two years. Since it lost the 2017 election, the party has been beset … Read more »

Labour-National Housing Bill Returned Without Amendment

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Committee charged with examining the Labour-National housing bill has returned it without amendment because it didnt have time to fix its many flaws, says ACT Leader David Seymour. As ACT said when the bill was first debated, a six week … Read more »

House And Contents Insurance Premiums More Expensive Than Ever, So It Pays To Shop Around

Press Release – Consumer NZ

A price survey of home and contents insurance by Consumer NZ found that if you dont shop around, you could be paying hundreds of dollars more on policies. The price comparison found a difference of more than $2000 between the cheapest and most expensive … Read more »

Changes To Dog Control Bylaw And Policy Will Help Address Welfare Concerns

Press Release – Waikato District Council

  Waikato District Council is reviewing its Dog Control Bylaw and Policy and wants feedback from the community on the proposed changes. The bylaw outlines Councils regulations and management plan for dog ownership and recreational dog … Read more »

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