Seniors get a boon at Shanti Niwas third branch

Venkat Raman Auckland, May 18, 2018 Senior citizens and others members of the wider South Asian communities residing in South Auckland now have the facility of accessing the services and facilities of Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust Inc with the opening of its third branch. The leading charitable organisation sought and received the support and assistance of the Counties Manukau District…

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Minister rejects Treasury forecast on Kiwibuild impact

RNZ, Wellington, May 18, 2018 Treasury is wrong in halving its forecast of the early impact of the Kiwibuild programme, Housing Minister Phil Twyford has said. Treasury expects the government’s building programme to add $2.5 billion to the economy over five years, with its real contribution coming later than previously forecast. Mr Twyford said that a higher forecast from the…

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