29 days ago

Poll: Would you expect your parents to help you into your first home?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

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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Would you expect your parents to help you into your first home?
  • 6.3% Yes
    6.3% Complete
  • 39.4% No
    39.4% Complete
  • 54.3% I'd be grateful but I don't expect it
    54.3% Complete
1895 votes
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9 hours ago

Owner's warning after dog nearly dies after eating rat poison

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

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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30 minutes ago

Muscle for hire

Janine from Glendowie

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.

2 days ago

Do you think John Banks should campaign as mayor again?

Mandy Te Reporter from East & Bays Courier

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!

(Please type NFP if your comment is not for print)

stuff.co.nz/national/politics/114175726/john-banks-hires-powerful-campaign-team-as-he-eyes-a-run-for-auckland-mayor

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