Category Archives: Financial

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New Zealand dairy farmers, ‘second class citizens,’ in Australian dairy assistance program.

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New Zealand dairy farmers who have been farming in Australia for more than a decade say they are struggling to survive with no access to the Federal Government’s industry assistance. This year, dairy farmers across Australia have had the price … Continue reading

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This is why life can be tough for Kiwis in Australia.

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[Ed: And they call it the “Lucky Country”] A new study has given an insight into how New Zealanders perceive their lives in Australia, and it’s not all positive. New Zealanders who made the move to Australia after February 26, … Continue reading

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Bill Gates might give away his fortune but he’s still making billions.

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The world’s richest man is getting richer. Bill Gates’s net worth just hit $90 billion. He might be known for giving a lot of money away but, right now, his wealth is only increasing. Despite his philanthropic efforts, Mr Gates … Continue reading

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The 14-year-old boy who turned down $44 million

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Taylor Rosenthal is a budding Bill Gates. The 14-year-old’s start-up company is so hot, he’s already turned down a $44 million takeover offer. The high-school student from Alabama is the creator of RecMed, a vending machine that dispenses first aid … Continue reading

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One million dollars in charity donations left forgotten in government coffers !

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Australia’s leading charities and non-profit organisations have had $500,000 in funds transferred into government coffers because they, in some cases, left them untouched in bank accounts for too long. A search for unclaimed money using terms such as “charitable”, “fundraiser” … Continue reading

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How to spend Powerball millions.

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Just after 8pm NZT someone will be jumping up and down and screaming for joy at winning Powerball’s $32 million jackpot. But by Monday they will have some decisions to make, not the least of which what to spend all … Continue reading