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You owe me a state house…that is the basic premise of this bludger.
A Hastings mother has rejected an “unsafe” property offered to her by Housing New Zealand, after Hawke’s Bay Today drew attention to her 15-week wait for housing.
Louise Hutchinson currently lives in a motel unit with her two teenage children. She has been on the “A” priority waiting list for a state house for 15 weeks.
After Hawke’s Bay Today ran a story about Ms Hutchinson’s situation in Saturday’s edition, she received a text from Housing NZ.
“All of a sudden, I received a text on Tuesday – I believe they responded because of the newspaper article.”
Housing NZ told Ms Hutchinson she could view a vacant house on Manuka St, Mahora, and “move in tomorrow”.
However, after inspecting the property she decided it was unsuitable for her family. ¬† Read more »
Why is Eminem complaining about National’s ad, didn’t he copy the bass line from Led Zeppelin?
Winston got stopped and accosted by an apparent Green party “supporter”.
If you’re absolutely honest, this makes as much sense as the real one did.
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