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New Zealand's National Business Review
Metlifecare lifts annual earnings, dividend on unit sales growth, beating estimatesthe government adopt a series principles to facilitate "good faith" bargaining,
Metlifecare lifts annual earnings, dividend on unit sales growth, beating estimates
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 8 hours ago
the government adopt a series principles to facilitate "good faith" bargaining, though three months later ministers Paula Bennett and Michael Woodhouse are still formulating their response. Mr Sowry took over the CEO role at Metlifecare... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Metlifecare lifts annual earnings, dividendthe government adopt a series principles to facilitate "good faith" bargaining,
Metlifecare lifts annual earnings, dividend
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 hours ago
the government adopt a series principles to facilitate "good faith" bargaining, though three months later ministers Paula Bennett and Michael Woodhouse are still formulating their response.Sowry took over the CEO role at Metlifecare four... Read more
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Aljazeera
New Zealand's homeless: Living in cars and garagesis confusing and bureaucratic, and leaves many feeling hopeless. I contact the
New Zealand's homeless: Living in cars and garages
Aljazeera / Posted 17 hours ago
is confusing and bureaucratic, and leaves many feeling hopeless. I contact the office of the Minister for Social Housing, Paula Bennett, but my repeated requests for an interview are declined and I am told to read the press releases on the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016the cross-party inquiry into homelessness that "the Government has done a lot o
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
the cross-party inquiry into homelessness that "the Government has done a lot of work in the area of homelessness"?]Hon PAULA BENNETT (Minister for Social Housing): Āe.Marama Davidson: How can she say that her Government is doing enough when at... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Park up for homes: Parnell signifies time for a changehomelessness for families, namely inadequate incomes and the increasing cost of
Park up for homes: Parnell signifies time for a change
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
homelessness for families, namely inadequate incomes and the increasing cost of housing.On July 2 Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett announced a paltry $9 million over two years in what the Governments says will "Deliver Better Housing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
International visitors spend record amountgrowth, with international visitors spending a record $10.3 billion in the June
International visitors spend record amount
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
growth, with international visitors spending a record $10.3 billion in the June 2016 year, Associate Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett says.The latest International Visitor Survey results from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government backs regional tourism growthtourism growth with more funding for infrastructure and to help businesses get
Government backs regional tourism growth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
tourism growth with more funding for infrastructure and to help businesses get up and running, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says.Changes to the Tourism Growth Partnership (TGP) will see half of the $8 million annual fund made available... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt admits data vacuum on motel helpGovernment being "all over the place on this issue". Social Development Minist
Govt admits data vacuum on motel help
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Government being "all over the place on this issue". Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett have now moved to provide 3000 emergency housing places each year, putting up $41m over four years to contract... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt seeks other parties' help on climateClimate Change Minister Paula Bennett says she wants a cross-party approach to
Govt seeks other parties' help on climate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says she wants a cross-party approach to climate change. Photo: Mark Mitchell In a significant development, the National Party has reached out to Labour, Greens and New Zealand First to seek a cross-party... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 17 August 2016Change Issues: What announcements has she made about the Government's commitmen
Questions & Answers - 17 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Change Issues: What announcements has she made about the Government's commitment to the Paris Climate Change Agreement?Hon PAULA BENNETT (Minister for Climate Change Issues): Today I am delighted that I have announced that the Government intends to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ratification Can’t Replace Real Action on Climate Changeof 350 Aotearoa.“This is just another way for our government to talk the talk o
Ratification Can’t Replace Real Action on Climate Change
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
of 350 Aotearoa.“This is just another way for our government to talk the talk on climate change, without walking the walk. Paula Bennett said that Paris “changed the way people think about climate change,” but it certainly hasn’t changed the way... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jobless Northland Reflects National’s NeglectZealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Pete
Jobless Northland Reflects National’s Neglect
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“In 2010, the then Minister of Employment Paula Bennett said there were ‘simply too many out of work in Northland’ and claimed to be creating jobs and training... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Oxfam Welcomes Pollution-Busting Agreementnews that the Government is going to give final approval to the pollution-busti
Oxfam Welcomes Pollution-Busting Agreement
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
news that the Government is going to give final approval to the pollution-busting Paris Agreement in the next few months.“Paula Bennett indicated in April that the Government would ratify the agreement this year, and we were growing a little... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand to ratify Paris agreement this yearZealand to ratify Paris agreement this yearWednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:03 amP
New Zealand to ratify Paris agreement this year
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Zealand to ratify Paris agreement this yearWednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:03 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Climate Change Issues17 August 2016The Government... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
High Court challenge for Tauranga state homes salewhen papers were filed in court, possibly later this week. A response is being
High Court challenge for Tauranga state homes sale
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
when papers were filed in court, possibly later this week. A response is being sought from Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett, who previously said the transfer would not change tenants' eligibility for social housing and they would... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's 'dirty' businesses revealedof genuine carbon credits or lobby the Government to "take ownership of the pro
New Zealand's 'dirty' businesses revealed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
of genuine carbon credits or lobby the Government to "take ownership of the problem". It has urged Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett to "dump" the fraudulent credits. But Bennett said this afternoon that the Government no longer held any of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's 'dirty' businesses revealedof genuine carbon credits or lobby the Government to "take ownership of the pro
New Zealand's 'dirty' businesses revealed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
of genuine carbon credits or lobby the Government to "take ownership of the problem". It has urged Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett to "dump" the fraudulent credits. But Bennett said this afternoon that the Government no longer held any of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's 'dirty' businesses revealedvoluntarily cancel an equal sum of genuine carbon credits or lobby the Governme
New Zealand's 'dirty' businesses revealed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
voluntarily cancel an equal sum of genuine carbon credits or lobby the Government to "take ownership of the problem". It has urged Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett to "dump" the fraudulent credits. The minister has been approached for comm... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Summerset CEO says government funding key for caregiver wagesof the workers recommended the government adopt a series principles to facilita
Summerset CEO says government funding key for caregiver wages
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
of the workers recommended the government adopt a series principles to facilitate "good faith" bargaining, though ministers Paula Bennett and Michael Woodhouse are still formulating their response after almost three months. Last month, the Ministry... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New owner for Tauranga state homesbeaten private sector bids to be the preferred provider of social housing stock
New owner for Tauranga state homes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
beaten private sector bids to be the preferred provider of social housing stock in Tauranga. Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett announced the decision yesterday that Accessible Properties' bid to buy and manage 1,124 state homes in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 11 August 2016Zealand is doing its fair share, and there will be other announcements that our
Questions & Answers - 11 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Zealand is doing its fair share, and there will be other announcements that our extremely capable Minister, the Hon Paula Bennett, will be making in due course around that—but for my part, for Predator Free New Zealand, which comes under the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
IHC's Accessible Properties in box seat for Tauranga social housingbids to be the preferred provider to run a social housing portfolio involving 1
IHC's Accessible Properties in box seat for Tauranga social housing
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
bids to be the preferred provider to run a social housing portfolio involving 1,124 dwellings. Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett today announced the IHC subsidiary as the preferred provider with final negotiations expected to wrap up by... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Accessible Properties preferred provider in Tauranga11:36 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister Responsi
Accessible Properties preferred provider in Tauranga
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
11:36 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister Responsible for Housing New Zealand CorporationHon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing12 August 2016IHC subsidiary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Silver Fern shareholders vote today on China dealoffice had said previously it had delayed making a recommendation to the releva
Silver Fern shareholders vote today on China deal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
office had said previously it had delayed making a recommendation to the relevant ministers - Louise Upston and Paula Bennett - on the $261 million deal pending receipt of more information. Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett has said... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Accessible Properties preferred provider in Taurangapreferred provider to take over the ownership of Housing New Zealand's properti
Accessible Properties preferred provider in Tauranga
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
preferred provider to take over the ownership of Housing New Zealand's properties in Tauranga, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say. Accessible Properties was one of three shortlisted respondents asked to submit a formal proposal to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ministers in the firing line as Little takes aimgoodbye to traffic jams. Sack Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye to prevent natu
Ministers in the firing line as Little takes aim
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
goodbye to traffic jams. Sack Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye to prevent natural disasters. Sack Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett to save the world. But Key should start by sacking Sports Minister Jonathan Coleman to solve our greatest... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government keeps back office numbers downTuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:45 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Paula
Government keeps back office numbers down
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:45 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Paula BennettMinister of State Services 9 August 2016 Media Statement New Zealanders are... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
OIO considers data for Silver Fern proposaloffice had said previously it had delayed making a recommendation to the releva
OIO considers data for Silver Fern proposal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
office had said previously it had delayed making a recommendation to the relevant ministers - Louise Upston and Paula Bennett - on the $261 million deal while it sought more information from Shanghai Maling. "The OIO has received the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
OIO considers data for Silver Fern proposaloffice had said previously it had delayed making a recommendation to the releva
OIO considers data for Silver Fern proposal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
office had said previously it had delayed making a recommendation to the relevant ministers - Louise Upston and Paula Bennett - on the $261 million deal while it sought more information from Shanghai Maling. "The OIO has received the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Audrey Young: Bain payout a test of Justice Minister toosometimes mentioned as a future National leader. That could conceivably mean t
Audrey Young: Bain payout a test of Justice Minister too
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
sometimes mentioned as a future National leader. That could conceivably mean that in less than 18 months she is battling Paula Bennett to become next Leader of the Opposition, in the event that National does not secure a fourth term in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
World-class Emergency Department opens at Waitakere Hospitaltoday providing a world-class emergency medicine facility for the people of Wes
World-class Emergency Department opens at Waitakere Hospital
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
today providing a world-class emergency medicine facility for the people of West Auckland. Minister of Social Services Hon Paula Bennett will cut the ribbon for the $9.8 million building which almost doubles the physical size and layout of the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New ED at Waitakere Hospital officially openswelcomes today’s opening of Waitemata DHB’s new $9.8 million Emergency Departme
New ED at Waitakere Hospital officially opens
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
welcomes today’s opening of Waitemata DHB’s new $9.8 million Emergency Department (ED) at Waitakere Hospital. Minister Paula Bennett officially opened the facility.“The new fit-for-purpose ED at Waitakere Hospital is almost double in size,... Read more
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NZCity
Questions Labour would like to askdid he mean Auckland house prices would rise at four times the rate of wage inc
Questions Labour would like to ask
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
did he mean Auckland house prices would rise at four times the rate of wage increases? * Does Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett regret directing National MPs to oppose an inquiry into homelessness given hundreds of submissions have been... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Borrows denies careless drivingPacific Partnership protesters Tracey Treadwell and Denise Lockett, while drivi
Borrows denies careless driving
Otago Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
Pacific Partnership protesters Tracey Treadwell and Denise Lockett, while driving visiting Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett around Whanganui. The incident happened on Liverpool St on March 22. Borrows was remanded at large. His next... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chester Borrows pleads not guilty to careless driving causing injuryPacific Partnership protesters Tracey Treadwell and Denise Lockett, while drivi
Chester Borrows pleads not guilty to careless driving causing injury
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Pacific Partnership protesters Tracey Treadwell and Denise Lockett, while driving visiting Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett around Whanganui. The incident happened on Liverpool St on March 22. Borrows was remanded at large. His next... Read more
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NZCity
Senior cop blocked teen romance: reportmarae rose to prominence when it threw open its doors to the homeless, which le
Senior cop blocked teen romance: report
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
marae rose to prominence when it threw open its doors to the homeless, which led to a visit from Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett. One of Ms Bennett's staff members told a reporter Mr Dennis had privately told the minister he was under... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Susan Wood talks about life after the fallfor care ..." She thinks about this. She thinks about an Auckland where the ho
Susan Wood talks about life after the fall
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
for care ..." She thinks about this. She thinks about an Auckland where the homeless sleep in cars, and says, "I'm sorry Paula [Bennett, State Housing Minister], but giving people $5000 and telling them to leave Auckland is pointless and bloody... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Five critical issues weakening the appeal of Brand Keymembers of his Cabinet. Todd McClay was publicly humiliated on the Chinese stee
Five critical issues weakening the appeal of Brand Key
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
members of his Cabinet. Todd McClay was publicly humiliated on the Chinese steel issue. Judith Collins is back in play. But Paula Bennett was given more leeway than most when she made some absurd stuff-ups in housing. A succession strategy does not... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Under-age love bust gets cop in troublecharitable work generated public goodwill but a political stoush began when a p
Under-age love bust gets cop in trouble
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
charitable work generated public goodwill but a political stoush began when a press secretary for Social Welfare Minister Paula Bennett leaked information about Dennis being under police investigation. The minister denied this was a deliberate... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Steve Braunias: Secret Diary of The Prime Ministersaid, "Not going into work today?" I said, "Nope." I opened a department store
Steve Braunias: Secret Diary of The Prime Minister
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
said, "Not going into work today?" I said, "Nope." I opened a department store. I met with Housing Minister Paula Bennett, and said, "How's that pest eradication programme going?" She looked blank. I said, "Our $5000 relocation for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt announce scheme to help homelessSocial Housing Minister Paula Bennett announced today that $3 million will be i
Govt announce scheme to help homeless
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett announced today that $3 million will be invested in an initiative called Housing First. Photo / Jason Oxenham More homeless people in Auckland could soon go straight from the streets into their own apartments or... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The People’s Project Welcomes Endorsement of Housing Firstper cent of the homeless population.”The People’s Project believes the flexible
The People’s Project Welcomes Endorsement of Housing First
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
per cent of the homeless population.”The People’s Project believes the flexible fund announced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett today and its two main initiatives, including Housing First, are a positive step towards addressing the social... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Supporting Better Housing OutcomesFriday, 29 July 2016, 10:53 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Paula B
Supporting Better Housing Outcomes
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
Friday, 29 July 2016, 10:53 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing29 July 2016The Government is investing $9 million over two years in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bennett’s policy on-the-hoof helps just 12 familiesPaula Bennett’s on-the-hoof policy to pay people to leave their Auckland state
Bennett’s policy on-the-hoof helps just 12 families
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
Paula Bennett’s on-the-hoof policy to pay people to leave their Auckland state houses has been an utter failure after just a dozen families took up the offer, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little says.“The Social Housing Minister made this policy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paula Bennett 'pleased' 22 people have taken up Government's relocation grantThe initiative was introduced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett a month
Paula Bennett 'pleased' 22 people have taken up Government's relocation grant
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
The initiative was introduced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett a month ago, and covers the costs of moving, bond, or advance rental fees. Photo / Jason Oxenham Twenty-two people have taken up a Government offer to leave Auckland and settle... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Early progress for Auckland relocation grantsThursday, 28 July 2016, 1:41 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Paula B
Early progress for Auckland relocation grants
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
Thursday, 28 July 2016, 1:41 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing28 July 2016 Media StatementGrants to help... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
22 relocate under Govt initiativeThe initiative was introduced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett a month
22 relocate under Govt initiative
Otago Daily Times / Posted 27 days ago
The initiative was introduced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett a month ago. Photo NZ Herald The successful applicants for the relocation grant included one homeless person and four people who had been living in emergency shelters. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paula Bennett 'pleased' 22 people have taken up Government's relocation grantThe initiative was introduced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett a month
Paula Bennett 'pleased' 22 people have taken up Government's relocation grant
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
The initiative was introduced by Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett a month ago, and covers the costs of moving, bond, or advance rental fees. Photo / Jason Oxenham Twenty-two people have taken up a Government offer to leave Auckland and settle... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Strong start to winter for tourism sectorto the winter season with every region experiencing increased expenditure compa
Strong start to winter for tourism sector
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
to the winter season with every region experiencing increased expenditure compared to last year, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says.Otago led the way with $3.2 billion in spending by domestic and international visitors, an 11 per cent... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
State houses are for living in, not selling offNZ as their provider, not push more work onto strained and underfunded communit
State houses are for living in, not selling off
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
NZ as their provider, not push more work onto strained and underfunded community housing providers."Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett needs to stop trying to privatise state housing, and get on with making sure that people aren’t forced to live... Read more
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