National: Reserve Bank not happy with Government’s motive on Housing Crisis

National: Reserve Bank not happy with Government’s motive on Housing Crisis

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is not happy with the Government's motive on the recent Housing Crisis, which has been a complete disaster according to National. Confirmation in writing from the Reserve bank states that National has been saying for a while now that the Government lacks a clear...

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Ratepayers paid over $100k in upgrades for Kauri Dieback Track

Ratepayers paid over $100k in upgrades for Kauri Dieback Track

Auckland ratepayers have had to fork out over $100,000 in upgrades and repairs for the Kauri Dieback Track. The track was hit by acts of vandalism in local and regional parks, forcing the Kauri tracks to close down. Ripped fences, stolen and damaged cameras and signs were left to sit...

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NZME appoints a new Head of Digital Audio, James Butcher

NZME appoints a new Head of Digital Audio, James Butcher

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) announced their newest Head of Digital Audio, James Butcher. Mr Butcher will be leading iHeartRadio of NZME's podcasts to ‘unleash' a new power of the digital audio platforms they run for New Zealanders. Advertisers will have a hit outcome using their platform of a...

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Gang activity sparks Police reassurance, Hawke’s Bay

Gang activity sparks Police reassurance, Hawke’s Bay

Hawke's Bay Police continue to provide reassurance of patrols following recent gang activity last week across the region. Gang activity, as a result, means that Hawke's Bay Police have increased their visibility in certain areas and are undertaking investigations into the offending. On December 10 Police conducted several search warrants...

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6 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

6 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

There are 6 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases reported in the community. Of the six new cases, one is a historical case. The first case arrived on November 26 from South Africa via the United Arab Emirates and Malaysia. They...

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Government denies Temporary Work Visa Holders support before Christmas

Government denies Temporary Work Visa Holders support before Christmas

Auckland Action Against Poverty says temporary work visa holders, who are trying to remain in New Zealand finding employment, have been denied support right before Christmas. Accordingly, they are not able to meet the criteria for accessing emergency benefits which leaves them without any financial assistance over the Christmas period....

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TV Star Ellen DeGeneres tests positive for COVID-19

TV Star Ellen DeGeneres tests positive for COVID-19

TV star Ellen DeGeneres announced on Thursday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement, the 62-year-old posted to Twitter, which was filed on her iPhone notes stating she is feeling fine so far. “Hi Everyone, I want to let you all know that I tested positive for...

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