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    To quote - Maybe this is a provocative...

    To quote -



    Maybe this is a provocative statement and an attempt to get people to contribute to the thread? Obviously the answer to this question is dependant on the person.

    To contribute,...
  2. An accepted quote vs actual work carried out.

    Hello. We recently accepted a quote for some work to be carried out on a roof within our body corporate. The quote was for circa $6,000. It was thought that there may need to be some roofing...
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    All interesting posts. I agree that Ohura is a...

    All interesting posts. I agree that Ohura is a dead town, though since it is so cheap, there are people from out of town (me) using it is a place to get away to. Shalodge, I'd guess that you are a...
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    Thanks for your replies. The land is in Ohura so...

    Thanks for your replies. The land is in Ohura so the water supply scheme is run by the Council. From this point, I can see 3 outcomes -

    1. I will sell the land to a neighbour for a nominal fee and...
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    I don't think your comments are going to help me...

    I don't think your comments are going to help me in my endeavour. I've just looked at the rates invoice, and in the itemised portion it has a line entry stating 'Water supply services - $1,771' . So...
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    Again, thanks for your replies. Artemis - I...

    Again, thanks for your replies.

    Artemis - I have asked for the water supply plans, there is no connection to the property though there is a supply running down the middle of the road. I have...
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    Many thanks for your replies. I have obtained the...

    Many thanks for your replies. I have obtained the Councils water plans, these confirm that the feeder line is indeed in the middle of the road and there is no connection. I shall reply to the Council...
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    RMA vs large water rates.

    I have some land in the middle of nowhere, which is worth virtually nothing, though is a nice spot to visit and relax on. The local Council (Ruapehu), has recently raised the annual rates bill by...
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    New valuations just out have shown some...

    New valuations just out have shown some increases, though one of my apartments has shown a decrease. This perhaps does not bode well for some of the new builds happening in the CBD at the moment.....
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    Interesting - First Auckland house price fall in...

    Interesting - First Auckland house price fall in six months.

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11507286
  11. I would get rid of your PM if I were you! ...

    I would get rid of your PM if I were you!

    Like Scott says, property investment isn't all that passive, you have to know what is happening and be on top of maintenance issues.
  12. 'Reasonable' is probably a moot concept in...

    'Reasonable' is probably a moot concept in Wellington at the moment. Realistic would be a better concept to use. At the moment, there are many BC's in Wellington facing huge increases due to...
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    Appalling- ...

    Appalling-

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/rebuilding-christchurch/8828029/Millions-wasted-in-CCC-blunder

    These council workers are being paid (probably quite well) to do a job where they have...
  14. Matthew Gilligan? Apparently he has 70+ in the...

    Matthew Gilligan?

    Apparently he has 70+ in the US....
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    I seem to recall that when you receive your GWRC...

    I seem to recall that when you receive your GWRC rates bill, they summarise how rates are apportioned? Perhaps that won't pertain to how WCC rates are spent, I'm not sure.
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    Development levies a thing of the past? ...

    Development levies a thing of the past?

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10867734

    A nice thought!
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    Interesting- ...

    Interesting-

    http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1302/S00279/nick-smith-leaps-on-councils-development-charges.htm

    Nick Smith want to rein in development fees.
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    Todd Sheppard = MSNZ? You'd have to be a...

    Todd Sheppard = MSNZ?

    You'd have to be a right numpty to believe that article!
  19. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cf...

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10858003

    Figures from the Ministry of Justice last month show Wenzel has received $244,605 in legal aid to date and a...
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    Word on the streets of our fair capital is that...

    Word on the streets of our fair capital is that the Council CEO has been given the don't come Monday. More in the news tomorrow I'd guess......
  21. And consequently a formula to manufacture LSD,...

    And consequently a formula to manufacture LSD, which apparently gives 'Radicall' results.
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    I use the DMX protocol (for lighting) every week...

    I use the DMX protocol (for lighting) every week which utilises a master and slave function. Does this mean I'm a racist?

    Pretty childish really.
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    'Racism is the disease of a small mind'. ...

    'Racism is the disease of a small mind'.

    Considering there is substantial evidence to prove that we are all related to common ancestors, I am wondering how many years (or if ever) it will take for...
  24. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cf...

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10849644

    "Business coach", haha.
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    Drops of 5-7% for mine. It will be interesting to...

    Drops of 5-7% for mine. It will be interesting to see what the Hutt and Kapiti valuations will be like.
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