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Labour: Making renting secure and healthy – Jacinda Ardern

By   /  September 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Election 2017, General election, General Election 2017, Housing, Housing Affordability, housing crisis, Labour, Labour Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, rent, rental homes, Rental WOF, renters' rights, renting  /  Comments Off on Labour: Making renting secure and healthy – Jacinda Ardern

Source: Labour Party – Headline: Labour: Making renting secure and healthy – Jacinda Ardern Labour will move to make renting a more stable and healthy experience for families, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Labour is committed to restoring the Kiwi dream of owning your own place. We also recognise that long-term renting has become […]

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Renting a home in the wild west

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, Home for Life, housing crisis, Metiria, Metiria Turei, Opposition News, Politics, rental homes, Rentberry, renters' rights, Society & Culture  /  Comments Off on Renting a home in the wild west

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Renting a home in the wild west It can be tough renting a place to live, and it could be about to get tougher. Radio NZ is reporting that the American Rentberry app wants to start operating in New Zealand. Rentberry allows landlords to play […]

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Green Party: Well, they would say that wouldn’t they?

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, affordable housing, capital gains tax, CGT, Economy, Work, & Welfare, first home buyers, Green Party, Housing, housing crisis, IMF, James Shaw, Labour, negative gearing, OECD, Opposition News, Politics, renters' rights, renting, Reserve Bank, tax, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Green Party: Well, they would say that wouldn’t they?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party: Well, they would say that wouldn’t they? Property investors’ lobby groups have been up in arms this week about Labour and Green parties’ plans to close tax loopholes and fix the housing market. That’s probably a good thing. Like an investor in any […]

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The Living Wage: we want decent pay for decent work

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, affordable housing, cost of living, denise roche, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EMA, fair pay, Green Party, housing crisis, industrial relations, Kim Campbell, living wage, Minimum wage, Opposition News, Politics, rent, The Issues, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on The Living Wage: we want decent pay for decent work

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Living Wage: we want decent pay for decent work Living Wage campaigners have calculated that it now takes a wage of at least $20.20 an hour to support a decent quality of life in New Zealand. The minimum wage is just $15.25, rising to […]

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