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English blames Auckland City Council for the housing crisis

English blames Auckland City Council for the housing crisis

Finance Minister of New Zealand, Bill English has said that the Auckland City Council is to be blamed for the housing crisis.The minister said that it is the council's responsibility to ensure infrastructure funding is available and not the central government of the country.

Russell John Tully sent to prison for 27 years

Russell John Tully sent to prison for 27 years

Russell John Tully, the Ashburton Work and Income shooter has been sent to prison for 27 years, which is one of the longest sentences imposed in New Zealand.

Virgin Atlantic’s 747-400 series Jumbo Jet Lady Penelope Up for Sale

Virgin Atlantic’s 747-400 series Jumbo Jet Lady Penelope Up for Sale

Lady Penelope which has served Virgin Atlantic's fleet for twenty five years is up for sale on eBay. The 747-400 series jumbo jet which joined the airline in 1994 could be bought for about $US299, 000, at least that is the one bid which the aircraft has.

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers have a Bumper Season

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers have a Bumper Season

The kiwi fruit growers in New Zealand experienced a bumper crop year.

Air New Zealand Trials Robotic Inspection Equipments Originally Meant for the Dairy Industry

Air New Zealand Trials Robotic Inspection Equipments Originally Meant for the Dairy Industry

Robotic inspection equipments which were originally designed to inspect damage in the milk tanks might now be used by Air New Zealand to keep its aircraft fuselage safe.

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Eases Proposed Policy Alterations for Outsourcing Services used by Banks

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is looking at relaxing the policy changes which it plans to impose on banks which outsource their services. The change in attitude came after the lenders warned the Reserve Bank of the associated higher costs.

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