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Member since 30 Jul 2006
Member from Bishopdale
Just love it g-b. Have you seen him live?
Member since 29 Feb 2008
Member from Christchurch CBD
More than 400,000 people born in New Zealand now live in Australia.More than seven million earning less than A$80,000 ($102,000) will receive tax cuts and parents with children at school will be paid A$410 a year for each primary school pupil and A$820 for each secondary student.
Fed-up Kiwis head to Oz en masse
Member since 02 Nov 2006
Member from Linwood
Didn't I just glimpse a headline claiming that Aus.banks are doing better in NZ than on the home front. Wonder why?
Member since 04 Jan 2008
Post deleted at 14 May 2012 10:56am by Kai
Sulking in the corner after the weekend looking in to an empty steinlager glass,, that wasnt worth filling even with a soothing red aussie wine,I usually have on Cru day Ocker
Smile for the day and and the good things tho
Ocker post 12170 must go look that up looks like we may get a few more coins at the end of the week according to that...
Not the childrens part 410 or 820 , tho our kiddies will the other tax relief one
GB that is an awesome song remember that,, like it was yesterday lol
My parents loved music too, have all R.S C.Ds among heaps of other 50s 60s etc ,,gave one of our other siblings 200 hits of the 60s collection so we all get to hear them but when I was invited to take a Winifred Atwell one home that another sibling had Declined lol , I politely said, Thanks a million but its not really my style..
That was 10 years ago but I guess it it could grow on me now ....
SF and Aggie and all,,,,
Bill Haley and that era will stay alive for ever me thinks such a neat sound thats for real ..
Member since 18 Jul 2008
Member from Porirua
Now this is good news:
These parents deserve to be recognised and paid for their work.
Lets hope the government don't appeal to the supreme court, the result will be the same and the cost will be to the taxpayer.
Member since 28 Oct 2006
Member from Eltham
Now Now Hero, we must not cut the lawyers out of their slice of the pie now must we??
Member since 30 Jul 2008
Member from Auckland
That is indeed wonderful news Hero. I saw the said Mr Robinson and his son and daughter on TV quite some time ago, I think it was on Mark Sainsburys 7pm slot on TV1 but not sure of that.I am so pleased for them and for all the other families who care for their loved ones at home with only limited finance at their disposal. I would hope that the decision will stand and that there will be no further objections but if it turns out not to be so then hopefully the general public will be supportive.Cheers
Member since 23 Nov 2009
Member from Stratford
Yes, it is. It has been unfairly managed for far too long. As soon as it was approved for ACC to pay relatives to care for accident-disabled dependents it was obvious it ought to be possible (not always advisable however as is the case for ACC clients too) to pay relatives to care for illness or otherwise impaired dependents.
For example, a person alone without an income earning partner and caring for a dependent elderly relative qualifies for the DPB often. These are precedents in other areas so in this area, parents caring for dependent adult children, there should be some payment too.
I am sure the public would be generally supportive. Wouldn't we?
Kai and GB, I like Gin Wigmore also, has a gravelly voice rather like a female Rod Stewart.
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