The head of the country's biggest credit union has taken a swipe at loan sharks, who he says are carrying out "legitimised robbery" of unsuspecting clients.
A pending shift into premises in the Westbourne industrial estate off Mosston Rd is a signal Elders Primary Wool Ltd is in the Wanganui district for the long haul.
The lifestyle block is becoming as popular in New Zealand as the quarter-acre dream.
The New Zealand Herald recently reported the results of a survey into the spending habits of Kiwis. The headline result was that nearly half (44 per cent) of New Zealanders are living day-to-day without any savings to fall back on.Join the conversation
Three-bedroom homes were the most popular as budget constraints ultimately played the biggest part in defining building trends.Join the conversation
Nitrogen-based fertiliser is being placed on paddocks throughout the Bay but Federated Farmers warns some farmers may be over-estimating pasture recovery after the rain.
Dairy is so bad for the animals and our health, and so is farming and meat eating. We need to stop the exploitation of these poor creatures, and protect our health. Go vegan, and stop the awful exploitation.
A woman who stole nearly $450,000 from a prominent Auckland couple also pinched thousands from a previous employer - and altered her CV to hide her crime. Alexandra Holland systematically defrauded $445,643 from Carter Bloodstock - owned by Auckland Arts Festival chairwoman and former city councillor Victoria Carter and lawyer John Carter - in 2 years from 2010. The 39-year-old Kohimarama mother of two has pleaded guilty to cheque fraud and is due to be sentenced next month. The Carters believe the stolen money was used to fund luxury items and a lavish lifestyle. The couple are now reeling…
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