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    Onion offers clients 'no tears'...

    Onion offers clients 'no tears'
  2. Further large scale damage to our reputation...

    Further large scale damage to our reputation overseas.
    Would anything have been discovered unless for this whistleblower ?

    $1.1m paid to uni cheat suspects
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    Not the point; but I have little doubt many...

    Not the point; but I have little doubt many buyers were NZ retail who ended up with a small parcel that was of little use to them without adding to.
    Why were NZ retail and funds scaled so massively...
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    So; the NZ kiwisaver funds had to pay the higher...

    So; the NZ kiwisaver funds had to pay the higher staged priced thereby sending the profit immediately offshore ?
    Retail investors via their kiwisaver were still disadvantaged by this.
    Overseas...
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    Which was then subject to a scathing and critical...

    Which was then subject to a scathing and critical report from the National Audit office.
    The Govt's own spending watchdog.

    However, it is not the % stag as such, it's the fact that so much of it...
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    Curses batman. Foiled by experience. However,...

    Curses batman.
    Foiled by experience.

    However, my point remains.
    As a State sell-off of shares, with statements made to NZ public....this is very different from a normal company IPO , for...
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    Iwik That is the exchange Alibaba are listing...

    Iwik
    That is the exchange Alibaba are listing on.

    Absolutely nothing to do with the GNE allocation.
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    As a NZer try buying into an IPO in Hongkong,...

    As a NZer try buying into an IPO in Hongkong, Singapore, USA or UK.

    In the 4 hours of trading on Thurs there were 1500 trades worth $150m
    That's an average of $100,000 per trade.
    That's the...
  9. A good result in the end......temporarily, at...

    A good result in the end......temporarily, at least.
    Another reason to support the calls for stricter licensing laws.

    Chows' super-brothel plan is off
  10. Ex-meth house turns into renovation nightmare...

    Ex-meth house turns into renovation nightmare
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    Quite right cube. Everybody knows that Foreign...

    Quite right cube.

    Everybody knows that Foreign Property Speculators are extremely dilgent and meticulous went it comes to fulfilling their obligations to NZ in that regard.

    After all; with so...
  12. Is the AS considered a Government subsidy ? I...

    Is the AS considered a Government subsidy ?
    I think most people simply write or speak using that term, as opposed to the more technically accurate 'taxpayer funded subsidy approved and administered...
  13. Social housing accord could see rents drop...

    Social housing accord could see rents drop
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    Joesph Raymond McCarthy would be proud. His...

    Joesph Raymond McCarthy would be proud.
    His Lavender Scare lives strong amongst the true believers.
  15. From whom; valuer or agent ? My 2 cents. Put...

    From whom; valuer or agent ?

    My 2 cents.
    Put the Tok on the market, my guess it will take a while to sell.

    In the meantime, save hard in order to reduce your BNZ debt, and talk to them or...
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    Key's advisors would have told him his flippant...

    Key's advisors would have told him his flippant "nothing to see here, move along" answer a couple of days ago is not going to cut it.

    Key open to foreign buyer data inquiry
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    This would put the cat amongst the pigeons. A...

    This would put the cat amongst the pigeons.

    A positive would be that it would be bad news for a certain other minor right wing party.

    (Article behind the paywall)
    UPDATED: Shane Jones jumping...
  18. Bless Him. In other words....The Greater Fool...

    Bless Him.

    In other words....The Greater Fool Theory was working perfectly........until it wasn't.
    My guess ....the RBNZ will be quietly pleased to see such moaning.

    ...
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    Who is this family member who will benefit from...

    Who is this family member who will benefit from the proceeds of this house, if the taxpayer does end up funding her residential care ?
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    Easy. 1% bought back per year. Next.

    Easy.
    1% bought back per year.
    Next.
  21. In the case of a rebuild doesn't your insurer pay...

    In the case of a rebuild doesn't your insurer pay the money directly to the bank if you have a mortgage ?

    If it covers the mortgage the remainder is returned to you and then you would have to...
  22. Thanks for that Rossco; I was hoping you'd be...

    Thanks for that Rossco; I was hoping you'd be along as you have more patience and are able to explain things such as this better than I.

    I should have just used the word 'gain' in my suggestion to...
  23. Some interesting stats. Appears many people...

    Some interesting stats.
    Appears many people either don't understand and are not seeking advise, or can't be bothered, or just want the cheapest premiums.

    Insurance timebomb

    Perhaps it's like a...
  24. If the OCR rises another 0.5 or even 0.75 % this...

    If the OCR rises another 0.5 or even 0.75 % this year, the news will certainly not be fish & chips wrapping.

    This will be a bit of a concern for those who stretched themselves debt wise on initial...
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    ^ I think ANZ announced a bit of an increase to...

    ^ I think ANZ announced a bit of an increase to one of their bonus savings type accounts.
    But haven't seen any TD rates increased.

    Just saw that TSB raised some of their mid term TD rates.
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