Banks pushing unwanted credit cards and insurance

Consumer NZ’s latest banking survey found one in five bank customers had been offered financial products they didn’t request and, in many cases, didn’t want. Credit cards, increases in credit card limits, life insurance and personal loans were the most...

Measles in the Bay of Plenty – Update #4

Since last week’s report, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten. “The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of measles,” says...
No change to 2019/20 Dog fees

No change to 2019/20 Dog fees

Dog control fees in the Whakatāne District will remain the same for the 2019/20 year, which starts on 1 July. That follows a decision by the Whakatāne District Council’s Policy Committee to retain the existing fees for dog registration, impounding and microchip...
Draft Annual Plan submissions closing soon

Draft Annual Plan submissions closing soon

Submissions on the Whakatāne District Council’s draft 2019/20 Annual Plan will close at 5pm on Monday, 29 April, so now is the time to have your say! Key focus areas highlighted for feedback in the Council’s Annual Plan consultation document include: Whakatāne...
Council releases Annual Plan information document

Council releases Annual Plan information document

Ōpōtiki District Council has released an information document on the 2019-20 Annual Plan Your assets, your community, your future – our plan in action.  The documentshows what rates are expected to be and tells how we plan to progress our major...