Registration for KiwiBuild home opens today

Supplied Content Wellington, July 4, 2018 From today aspiring homeowners can register their interest in a KiwiBuild home, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has announced. The following is his Statement. Today is a milestone in the Government’s ambitious Programme to restore affordable homeownership. With the first KiwiBuild homes on track to be completed shortly and many more in…

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Auckland Council takes illegal dumpers to court

Supplied Content Auckland, July 4, 2018 Three illegal dumpers will appear in Court tomorrow (Thursday) as Auckland Council takes action against those responsible for illegally dumping oil drums in Manurewa and the Waitkere Ranges earlier this year. The Council is filing thirty charges against three parties for offences against the Resource Management Act. Sixteen charges relate to two incidents in…

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Call to review Debt Recovery Programme of beneficiaries

Radio New Zealand Wellington, July 4, 2018 Lawyers and beneficiary advocates want an urgent review into the Ministry for Social Development’s (MSD) Debt Recovery Programme. Yesterday, the High Court ruled against the ministry, which had been attempting to recover more than $100,000 from a woman it claimed was overpaid because she took out a bank loan and used a credit…

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Rotary honours Lawyer with Paul Harris Fellowship

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 3, 2018 The Rotary Club of Papatoetoe in South Auckland, honoured Barrister and Solicitor Raj Pardeep Singh with its prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship at its gala ‘Indian Diaspora and Fundraising Dinner’ held at Alexandra Park on June 2, 2018. The Club also honoured him with the ‘Indian Diaspora Award’ for his services to the community. Mr…

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Warranty breach and bait advertising land PB Technologies in trouble

Supplied Content Wellington, July 3, 2018 PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements. PB Tech markets itself as New Zealand’s largest computing and IT retailer with 11 superstores and service centres throughout the country. The Fair Trading Act charges were filed in the Auckland…

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AIA completes acquisition of Sovereign Insurance

Supplied Content Auckland, July 2, 2018 AIA Group Limited has announced that is wholly-owned subsidiary, AIA International Limited has successfully completed its acquisition of Sovereign Insurance. As disclosed on September 21, 2017, AIA has also entered into a 20-year strategic distribution agreement with ASB Bank, the second largest retail bank in New Zealand (Source: ASB, by Main Customer Base). The…

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