Only The Wealthy Need Apply To Live In New Zealand – updated

(scroll to bottom to read comment from  Moonlight) The Labour party has obtained a cabinet paper that reveals National is planning a raft of changes around immigration that somehow seem to have been ‘left out’ of last month’s briefing to the incoming Minister. Labour’s Immigration spokesperson Darien Fenton has issued a press about it here…

Bill To End Damp, Cold Rental Homes In New Zealand

At last, a Member of Parliament prepared to do something really worthwhile for the people he represents. Green MP, Gareth Hughes, wants to abolish damp, cold rental homes and ensure that all rental property meets minimum standards by 2018. We say good luck to him because he’s got his work cut out. “Wellington, July 23…

Ministry Of Defence Houses “Freezing”

This news item may be of interest to people thinking of emigrating to New Zealand and working for the NZ defence force. Defence housing appears to have exactly the same problems with lack of insulation, damp and heating that other homes have in New Zealand. The women have gone public with their concerns because they’re…