Real Estate Agents must protect clients

Supplied Content Auckland, May 8, 2017 Recent advice distributed by an Auckland property investors’ group should serve as a wake-up call to both property owners and real estate agents, an official of the Real Estate Agents Authority, real estate industry watchdog. Real Estate Agents Authority Chief Executive Kevin Lampen-Smith said advice distributed by an Auckland property investors’ group, which included…

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District Health Boards face $90 million deficit

David Clark Wellington, May 8, 2017 New Zealand’s District Health Boards are now facing a budget deficit of nearly $90 million, a significant blowout on what was forecast. Labour believes that health funding must grow to avoid further cuts to the sector. Instead, this visionless Government seems content to allow death by a 1000 ‘service reductions’ with stretched DHB funding…

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Battle of Passchendaele Competition launched

Supplied Content Wellington, May 8, 2017 Ten senior students will get the opportunity to join the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium later this year. Education Minister Nikki Kaye said that the Competition would be for senior students aged between 10 and 19 years. “The national competition has been organised by the Education Ministry with the…

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$1 million Lotteries grant for Edgecumbe floods recovery

Supplied Content Wellington, Monday, May 8, 2017 Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne announced today that a grant of $1 million would be given from the Lottery Board Reserves to the victims of Edgecumbe floods. The amount is from the profits of the New Zealand Lotteries. The Lottery Grants Board Sub-Committee was set up specially to provide immediate assistance to Edgecumbe…

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