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Timaru residents are fired up about a crackdown on smokey chimneys, which is an effort to clean up winter air pollution. "There's no science to back the suggestion that older log burners are dirtier than new ones... no logic," Grey Power told us.
Changes to the tax laws around investment properties could be on the cards, and not everyone's happy about it. "Idealogical and political, this is part of an agenda which is about scaring property investors out of the market because they're nasty and making money on property... the problem is that we have a shortage of rentals," the Property Institute of NZ told Jack Tame.
The Prime Minister is coming up to six months in the job,and says her government's biggest achievement so far is raising the amount of support for low and middle-income families.
NZR's Steve Tew says a new diversity campaign by AIG - involving All Blacks and Black Ferns players - is just the beginning of promoting inclusiveness in the rugby community.
“It’s not just the money you’re robbed of and the stress it causes… the earthquakes have robbed people of time. There is nothing that’ll give them back the years of stressing.” Jack Tame says the fact Cantabrians are still waiting for earthquake claims to be resolved is “absolutely insane”, as one Christchurch man enters his eighth day of a hunger strike in protest.
"PJs are private stay-at-home attire, not to be seen in public." A cinema in the Taranaki town of Hawera is standing firm on a decision to ban people wearing pyjamas, with the owner saying it "lowers the tone".
Property expert warns proposed investment property tax changes could have significant impact on rental market
Ashley Church from the Property Institute spoke on TVNZ1s Breakfast today.
Kirsty Bourke of the Hawera Cinema says restaurants and clubs have had dress codes for years and no one complained.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed the gifts she'll give to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new baby boy, on behalf of New Zealand. “Hairy Maclary is a favourite amongst some of the royal family.”
#Latest Kate Middleton has given birth to a healthy baby boy in the Lindo wing of London's exclusive St Mary's Hospital with Prince William by her side. Our Europe correspondent says the question on everyone's lips is what will they name the little one?