121 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
1896 votes
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1 day ago

Were you a obstetrics/gynecology patient at Calvary Hospital?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

We are looking for people who were treated at Calvary Hospital in Newtown, now Wakefield Hospital, between 1960-87. The hospital was run by a Catholic order of nursing sisters, The Little Company of Mary. We are particularly after those treated in the area of obstetrics/gynecology.

Is this familiar to you? If so, then please get in touch with alison.mau@stuff.co.nz or at PO Box 6341, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141 - please note that any communication will be kept confidential.

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5 hours ago

Springlands School Gala October 19th 2019

Anne from Blenheim

The Springlands School Gala is this weekend the 19th of October.
This years gala is not to be missed with a wide variety of Entertainment , Side shows, Amazing food ,Cake stall, Chocolate toss, Massage, Timed bike race, Chocolate wheel and much much much more.
So come on down and enjoy a day of fun.

See you There!!!!!!

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3 days ago

Poll: 80kmh between Blenheim and Nelson?

Sophie Trigger Reporter from Marlborough Express

The NZTA is proposing that the speed limit between Blenheim and Nelson be reduced to 80kmh.

Would you support this change?

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80kmh between Blenheim and Nelson?
  • 12.6% Yes - safety first!
    12.6% Complete
  • 81.9% No - the trip would be too long.
    81.9% Complete
  • 5.5% Other - leave in comments.
    5.5% Complete
127 votes