The Government today marked the 500th completed home at Hobsonville Point and the launch of a new precinct at the Auckland housing development with a visit by the Prime Minister and Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith.
The education sector union NZEI TE Riu Roa is calling on the government to come clean about how increased employer contributions to Kiwisaver and other retirement schemes will be funded for the education sector.
ASB has lowered its 3-year special fixed home loan rate by 0.30% from 4.79% p.a. to 4.49% p.a.
The rate change, applied to the three-year fixed rate, celebrates the All Blacks as three-time world champions.
The release of the remuneration of public service and state sector chief executives has been welcomed by the PSA as great example of transparency but one that reveals a large gap between the senior managers and other staff in the state sector.
Chartered accountants working in public practice and corporates are generally happy with the service provided by Inland Revenue (IR).
Figures released today by Paymark, which processes around 75% of all electronic transactions in New Zealand, show that Kiwis spent a total of just over $4.6 billion in December via Paymark's network, pushing the annual growth rate up slightly to 3.4 per cent.
Step ‘inside’ the historic huts of Antarctic explorers Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton to relive a time of extraordinary polar exploration in a new exhibition based around the work of New Zealand photographer Jane Ussher.
Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, has applauded Government plans to overhaul the Resource Management Act (RMA) but says that the changes being proposed don't go far enough to quickly resolve the Auckland housing crisis.