New Zealand property market

New Zealand Property Market Snapshot

Ban on foreign investors New Zealand has banned foreign investors from buying property with the country’s parliament passing a bill in August which bans foreigners from buying into most parts of its residential property market. The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill prevents overseas investors from purchasing existing properties in New Zealand in a bid to ease … Continued
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Australia Property Market Snapshot

While the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry in 2018 continues to weigh in on fair charges and fees for residential mortgages, it has also shed some light on the length some Australians are going to in order to secure a home loan. Over-valuing income from real estate assets … Continued
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Wellington Hospital Foundation

Grace Gives Recipient 2017: Wellington Hospitals Foundation

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity of Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital (WRCH). The foundation received one of six Grace Gives New Zealand grants in 2017 for  a respiratory machine for the Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. The Foundations objectives include raising funds for special WRCH projects, medical equipment, research projects and comfort items for patients & … Continued
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Champion Centre

Grace Gives Recipient 2017: The Champion Centre

The Christchurch Early Intervention Trust (The Champion Centre) received one of six Grace Gives New Zealand grants in 2017 to continue to develop world-renowned programmes and services to assist children with various special needs. The centre has already helped more than 1,700 children and their families with specially developed learning programs that cater for premature birth complications, … Continued
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Grace Gives Recipient 2017: Camp Quality Wellington/ Central

Camp Quality Wellington/ Central received one of six Grace Gives New Zealand grants in 2017 to bring fun, hope and happiness to children aged 5-16 years from the lower North Island living with cancer. The charity organise annual Summer and Winter camps, family days and social outings to combine fun and friendship with achievable challenges … Continued
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Grace Gives Recipient 2017: Anxiety New Zealand Trust

Anxiety New Zealand Trust received one of six Grace Gives New Zealand grants in 2017 to provide treatment, support and education for children suffering from anxiety and depression. The Grace Gives grant they were awarded was used to grow a resiliency program for children and to train seven facilitators. These facilitators will help children manage … Continued
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Heart Kids NZ

Grace Gives Recipient 2017: Heart Kids NZ

Heart Kids New Zealand received one of six Grace Gives New Zealand grants in 2017 to purchase petrol and food vouchers for families staying in hospital. Heart kids can stay in hospital for some time, usually between 3–6 weeks. This places enormous pressure on the family, not only emotionally, but also financially. “What an amazing … Continued
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North Beach SLC

Grace Gives Recipient 2017: North Beach SLC

North Beach Surf Lifesaving Club in Christchurch received one of six Grace Gives New Zealand grants in 2017. With this grant, the club was able to purchase new working CPR training manikins to help teach juniors and lifeguards CPR. North Beach SLC has provided voluntary patrols at North Beach, Christchurch, over the summer months since 1916. … Continued
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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before you Relocate for a Job

Relocating for a job can be a great step forward in a career, but it’s important that you understand the big decision you’re making before you accept the offer. Here are the top ten questions to ask yourself before shaking hands with your new boss and signing on the dotted line.   Do I like … Continued
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Grace Gives NZ Grant recipients

Our Past Grace Gives Grant Recipients

In Australia and New Zealand, Grace Gives Grants has and will continue to award grants to deserving community groups to help them assist their local community. In recent years, Grace supported the following charities and community groups with a Grace Gives grant: Charities Girlguides New Zealand Big Brothers and Sisters New Zealand SmileDial New Zealand … Continued
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