rates podcasts

Rates rise wanted to pay for Bay of Plenty cyclone damage

News the rate rise in Edgecumbe is going to be even higher than first thought has come as a bitter pill to swallow...

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Tauranga - the downsides of a population explosion

Tauranga is one of the fastest growing areas of New Zealand but with that is growing gang war and a massive rates hike.

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Overdue rates in Christchurch up 41 percent in a year

There's been a huge increase in the number of Christchurch residents struggling to pay their rates bills. In the year...

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Aucklanders' rates bills not as high as they seem

As Auckland properies got revalued this week, there was a lot of concern around the impact those valuations would...

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Auckland Council goes after Penny Bright’s home

Auckland Council wants to force the sale of veteran activist Penny Bright's home, after a High Court judgement...

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Rates rebel Penny Bright vows to fight Auckland Council

Penny Bright, a self-described whistleblower, owes more than $30,000 in rates but is refusing to pay up because she...

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Penny Bright ends 11-year dispute with Auckland Council

Activist Penny Bright has reluctantly accepted Auckland Council's longstanding offer to postpone the payment of her...

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Kaikoura council backs away from 17 percent rates rise

Kaikoura District Council has slashed its proposed 17 percent rates increase, opting for a rates increase of around...

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