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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at PO Box 6341, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141 - please note that any communication will be kept confidential.
New Zealand is culturally and ethnically diverse, and many Toastmasters clubs - like Newtown - reflect this. This presents us with great opportunities to build communication skills.
Here are some tips for communicating well across cultures, backgrounds and experiences. You might find them useful at your next club meeting, work project or social event
Halloween is coming up on October 31, and there'll be lots of spooktacular-ly dressed trick or treaters around the neighbourhood!
Are you looking forward to seeing them? Will you be celebrating Halloween?
19.6% I love it - one of my favorite times of the year19.6% Complete
5.3% I use it as an excuse to dress up!5.3% Complete
13.7% Hate it - we shouldn't celebrate evil and darkness13.7% Complete
30.4% It's a nuisance - I won't be answering the door on the night30.4% Complete
31% It's just like any other day for me31% Complete