Anzac Day gift to Veterans: $4 million over four years

RNZ Wellington, April 25, 2019 Veterans are praising the government for setting aside more than $4 million over four years to support their well-being. The funds will go toward health and well-being assessments to ensure veterans have continued support after leaving the Defence Force. A good move Robert Davies, who served in the Vietnam War, said that any assistance for veterans was…

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Auckland’s population growth eases but pressure on services persists

Auckland’s population growth eases but pressure on services persists

Tim Murphy Auckland, April 24, 2019 How can Auckland Council cope with the City’s relentless expansion and demand for services? First, the good news. Easing population growth Auckland’s helter-skelter population growth has eased, from peak increases in 2015-17 of about 43,000 extra souls a year to a high, but more manageable 30,000 last year. This year is projected to be about…

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