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stopping brown's social engineering programs
should free up enough cash for it
another gold plated solution
for a bronze city issue
apart from capital cost
i'd probably be better off buying a new mercedes every year
but the capital cost doesn't just put me off the...
what can a tram do
that a bus can't?
at half the cost!
i'm stuggling to see
how taking 6m? out of the middle of sandringham rd for trams
is going to do anything but increase congestion....
and long term lending
let's them spend on themselves
and leave their kids with the bill
of course they all tell themselves they'll leave the bill with other people's kids
i know too many kids who care about their parents
but still expect to be able to dip into their pensions
to support lifestyle choices
the kids can't afford
what kind of care is that?
The Finns and the Dutch, like the Germans, want Greece to stick to promises it made when they twice bailed it out.
And in southern Europe centrist governments fear that a successful Greek...
putin pulling plays
from cold war game book
Britain scrambles fighter jet to intercept Russian bombers"It was very dangerous. Civil aircraft flying to the UK had to be rerouted," the source...
Hefty rates rises crushing us, say Auckland pensioners
who would have guessed it
lennie squanders the rates on his pet social projects
and now has to jack them higher than inflation to...
is lennie going to
walk the walk
and move into an apartment now he's sold his home?
The property had a capital value of $1.3 million, and had an asking price of $1.75 million.
It was a...
as opposed to a report by planners
gazing from their ivory towers to the squalid slums around
"they have no bread?
let them eat cake!"
the reserve bank
has a mandate to control inflation
afaik an nz first followed by the world
now we need an act of parliament
to force council planners to focus on affordability
A new study out on the damaging impact of regulations on housing affordability
found sky-high price rises and recommends
severely restricting council planners' powers.
It recommends the...
Little said boosting subsidies for state house tenants to move into the private rental market would push up prices, affecting all renters.
"The hidden story in all this is this is about the...
think that was suggested here last year
but currently it looks like he would rather retire to a ambassadorship somewhere that crack on back to a heavy workload
still if the faithful of the left...
i don't believe that
i think it would send a clear democratic message
which would resonate in wellington
which is why we now have central gov. coming in to sort out the misfuctioning rma now
is that when that redevelopment was first proposed
nimbies killed it through council as they thought it had too many apartments
so it sat and rotted for another 10? years...
if you believe the sole reason for rising auckland house prices is 'foreigners" buying old houses
i guess you'd try to limit them
but i don't believe that
i think rising prices are a...
should a small island nation
that makes its way in the world by trade
wrap itself in trading restrictions
or learn to live within its means?
auckland council doing everything it can
to make sure auckland goes up
in the world's most liveable city race
part of that is tall, top quality apartments
the bill is now in on those
look at the bottom of trademe ads for 3 recent sales in that area
in this example
kaiti in gisborne
seems the greeks
expect the germans
to work longer
so greeks can retire earlier
he's starting to look that way
the even(ish) hand
A medical centre had to spend $57,000 on fees and consultants to get approval for seven new bike stands costing $35 each.
An elderly couple's plans for a house were rejected because their living...
having already gotten their own homes
lenny + penny + their planner friends
now want a train set to play on
but is that what the homeless want?