21 days ago

Popuation growth means the Wellington region could be 21,000 houses short by 2047

Matt Tso Reporter from The Hutt News

Are council rules smothering the Hutt's ability to keep up with growth?
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2 hours ago

Our kinda kindness at AMI

AMI Insurance

When a Christchurch school lost four classrooms to fire, retired AMI Branch Manager Philip Buckingham knew how he could help.

Philip – “ When one of our offices is relocated or refitted as a flexi workspace, there are all sorts of useful items left behind — stationery, file cabinets, chairs, desks, computer monitor arms. For years now, we have gathered it all up and donated it to schools; initially those hit particularly hard by the Christchurch earthquakes. It’s hard to explain, but it’s just in our DNA at AMI to help people. After the Russley School fire, there was an urgent need to get the kids some stationery. On my way home, I went to the school and spoke with the principal, Greg Lewis. We couldn’t have asked for a better principal for the school, he is such a great guy.”

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18 hours ago

'Broken' recycling system up for discussion

Matt Tso Reporter from The Hutt News

Hutt City's green crates have long been a source of frustration with residents questioning why one of New Zealand's windiest cities does not use wheelie bins.
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