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6 hours ago - 4 Margaret Road, Raumati Beach
Batteries are now $4 for a pack of six! What a bargain!
7 hours ago - Hastings 4122
The Village Centre has now been open for 5.5 years. This is a wonderful building with all the amenities you could expect from the best retirement village in Hawkes Bay. The property is looking amazing with the cafe, bar, open spaces both inside and outside feeling very inviting. Our wine club continues to grow, Sit and be Fit, indoor bowls and a raft of events on our calendar making life interesting. We have put together a comprehensive list of exclusive events for the remainder of the year. Note: the photo of the 2015 Christmas street party, 150 residents enjoying a balmy summer night. News - Motel Room on site for nightly rental at only $75 per night. Why not experience the lifestyle before making the ultimate decision? Or just stay in the 'Orchard Apartment' for your holiday in the Bay. An extension to our Village Centre, The Pavilion, is now completed. With our Café being so successful and popular we need more space for events, so great news. Come and have a look - very exciting.. T he 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom and study townhouses add a different dimension to the village. Visit us to see the many different living options available, we have everything from 1.5 bedrooms to these 2 story properties. Please note: Our waiting list continues to grow, get your name down quick. The cafe is open to the general public so you are welcome to come in and have a sneaky look. Why not chat with our residents about their lives in the village, over a wonderful espresso.
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How do you know if you are getting the best value for money from your power? CEA recommends that you check websites such as www.powerswitch.co.nz to ensure you are with the cheapest provider in your area. These services can also distinguish which plan is best suited to you. If you are notified of any changes …
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Keeping your house clean and uncluttered is important for remaining independent. Uncluttering and cleaning can help reduce the risk of the things that usually result in people needing a higher level of care i.e. falls. Reducing clutter opens up spaces which reduces the possibility to make sure that you are able to remain in your …
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Any assets, which are transferred to a Trust, must be sold at market value, otherwise the Inland Revenue Department can assess you for gift duty on the difference between the value you allocated at the time of sale and the actual market value at that time. Gift duty is no longer payable in New Zealand, and the need to progressively gift the value of assets to a Trust over a number of years has go...
Under an Act of Parliament called the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988, every person is able to put in place a power of attorney known as an Enduring Power of Attorney, sometimes referred to as an EPOA. These powers of attorney come in two forms – one for personal care and welfare (which can only operate when the person who has given the power (the donor) no longer has men...