Almost a quarter of young people say the older generations should help first-home buyers into the property market, a new survey shows.
Westpac NZ polled 1000 people about their opinion on parents assisting their children into their first homes.
It found widespread acceptance of the idea: More than half the parents said they would loan money interest-free and only 38 per cent would expect it to be paid back.
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6.3% Yes6.3% Complete
39.4% No39.4% Complete
54.3% I'd be grateful but I don't expect it54.3% Complete
An Auckland dog owner is warning of the dangers rat bait can cause after her beloved pet nearly died after ingesting it twice.
Tracy Leach said her 8-year-old golden retriever Daisy first got sick about four weeks ago on their rural property in Glenbrook, south of Auckland.
She bounced back pretty quickly but Leach started to notice she was vomiting constantly and consuming a lot of water - causing her to take Daisy back to the vet.
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Can anybody recommend where I can hire cheap muscle to help with a move? They have to be very fit as I live down in Karaka Bay, Glendowie so everything needs to be carried up the hill to the truck. I need about 4-6 guy/girls for the day.
Hi Neighbours, John Banks was twice a mayor of Auckland City, and is now pondering whether to have a second tilt at becoming mayor of greater Auckland. Ten years after his last bid, should be try again? Read the story and share your thoughts with us in the comments section!
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