31 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 hour ago

Kids only - keep out!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Basin Reserve

Kid’s love somewhere to hide and seek.


This day tent is a perfect fort for indoors or a place to retreat from the sun when playing outside, with highlights of Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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6 hours ago

Keep NZ homes stink bug free

Biosecurity New Zealand

The brown marmorated stink bug is a pest that can infest your home in the thousands, stinks when crushed, and is almost impossible to get rid of. It is also a major threat to our fruit and vegetable industries.

It’s not in New Zealand yet and we want to keep it that way. It hibernates inside homes.
Find out more

1 day ago

Poll: Should the Basin Reserve be renamed Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

A $100,000 fundraising drive is about to kick off to get two years of naming rights for the Basin Reserve. The move, to rename it Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve, has the support of Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and councillor Fleur Fitzsimons. "We will be sending an important message to girls and women across the world that in Wellington we value the role of women in sport," Fitzsimons said.
What do you think?
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Should the Basin Reserve be renamed Support Women's Sport Basin Reserve?
  • 6.7% Yes - great idea!
    6.7% Complete
  • 93.3% No - keep it as it is!
    93.3% Complete
911 votes