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Auckland’s ‘Birthday’ Isn’t Historically accurate – But It Fits Perfectly!

30 March 2015

Auckland Anniversary was a greatly celebrated event on January 29th. But what does this date really mean? Very little apparently. It was the day in 1840 when the warship HMS Herald first dropped anchor in the Bay of Islands, carrying Captain William Hobson, the governor-to-be, charged with persuading Maori chiefs to place their lands under British […]


Sales Consultant Sweeps Up Awards

18 February 2015

Shaun Cosgrave’s ToView Team Take Out Region’s Top Awards It was victory all round for Shaun Cosgrave’s ToView team at the Harcourts Central Region awards in Tauranga last week, for the October – December quarter. ToView team member and rural sales specialist, Aaron Davey, won the Top Sales Consultant award, across all real estate sectors. […]


NZ Dollar Hits Three Year Low

26 January 2015

Today the New Zealand dollar has likely turned a few knuckles white. The NZD reached it’s lowest point in over three years as investors sold euro and bough US dollars, which weakened other currencies against the greenback. Our dollar reached 74.25 US cents this morning meaning it reached it’s lowest point since November 2011 when […]


Frustrated Port Workers Want Dispute Resolved

13 January 2015

Lyttleton Port and a Worker’s Union are embroiled in a heated dispute with the port workers caught in the middle. Safety concerns have caused the container terminal to be shut for overnight shifts for three consecutive weekends. It has been closed between midnight at 6am. The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) told  yesterday workers […]

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