Hocking off the family silver: Horowhenua’s Community Housing gone 27 Nov 2017 … Agenda 2030

Selling we’re told to Sisters of Compassion, the front company by all appearances, for the property developer Willis & Bond. Remember the original announcement? The company that was set up one week before the negotiations? Then all but gifted. Read the articles to date on topic here. Be aware Kiwis, the current establishment (Government/corporation, and … Continue reading Hocking off the family silver: Horowhenua’s Community Housing gone 27 Nov 2017 … Agenda 2030

The property developers who bought the Horowhenua community housing are getting “the deal of the century”

As we’ve learned since this article below was published by Stuff, the HDC has not exactly highlighted that this deal that is long term and promises wrap around services actually expires in 12 years. This was pointed out by Rob McCann, Labour candidate for Otaki. Add the implications of that to the real deal they … Continue reading The property developers who bought the Horowhenua community housing are getting “the deal of the century”

HDC’s agreement with the buyer of the community housing expires in 12 years, it is not long term

So the suspicions of many of us were not unfounded, highlighted here by Labour Party’s Rob McCann. Those services promised for the life of the pensioner housing tenants’ contracts may likely come unwrapped & get tossed in the recycle bin in 12 years time. We were assured that their current contracts with HDC would continue, … Continue reading HDC’s agreement with the buyer of the community housing expires in 12 years, it is not long term

Horowhenua’s community housing all but gifted to the new ‘front’ company ‘Compassion Horowhenua’ (leaked)

The pensioner housing for the elderly in the Horowhenua has sold for the song of $5.5 million. “Information leaked to Stuff reveals the council is selling the pensioner units to a new company called Compassion Horowhenua for $5.5 million – a price some sources have labelled a bargain”. (Stuff) That will be the company we … Continue reading Horowhenua’s community housing all but gifted to the new ‘front’ company ‘Compassion Horowhenua’ (leaked)

A Horowhenua Group has presented 2,300+ signatures to HDC opposing the community housing sale & raise many unanswered questions about this secret deal

Further to our previous article on this topic, this information is quoted with permission from the Facebook page of the Horowhenua District Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association. It speaks to some of the questions people have been asking in the past few days since the sale of Horowhenua’s community housing, and raises many more. I find … Continue reading A Horowhenua Group has presented 2,300+ signatures to HDC opposing the community housing sale & raise many unanswered questions about this secret deal

Why did a large property developer register a company called ‘Compassion Horowhenua’ a week before Horowhenua’s community housing sold? (Includes updates)

 NOTE: Due to the unfolding nature of this topic, check back regularly for further updates which will be included at the end of this article. Thank you. You may be aware that the Horowhenua’s pensioner houses have been sold as of last week. The announcement came shortly after the secret meeting precluded by the public … Continue reading Why did a large property developer register a company called ‘Compassion Horowhenua’ a week before Horowhenua’s community housing sold? (Includes updates)

Please Sign Our Petition to Stop the Sale of Horowhenua’s Community Housing

Stop the Sale of Horowhenua’s Community Housing Campaign created by Pam Vernon EnvirowatchHorowhenua FROM THE NEW MAYOR, MICHAEL FEYEN who is in support of keeping our housing stock:“I support retaining community housing and obtaining the housing nz stock as well. HDC, iwi And Grey Power could form a trust or lease agreement:) HLC could conduct … Continue reading Please Sign Our Petition to Stop the Sale of Horowhenua’s Community Housing

Christchurch social housing tenant’s award-winning vegetable garden ripped up

An award-winning vegetable patch at a Christchurch social housing unit has been ripped up – because of concerns about access to a washing line. Zhang Wang has lovingly tended the garden at her Addington home for the past 10 years, with coriander, radishes and rare Chinese herbs growing in abundance. However, complaints from some neighbours … Continue reading Christchurch social housing tenant’s award-winning vegetable garden ripped up

Labour’s housing band aid: currently around 8500 adults & 3888 kids live in NZ motels, costing more than half a billion dollars to date

“Govt accused of running get-rich-quick scheme after National reveals motels being paid millions for emergency accommodation” And the Nats can’t talk … Key hocked off a large chunk of our state homes to property developers … paid for by our forbears. And Labour’s so far sold off $30 mill worth. As we speak councils NZ … Continue reading Labour’s housing band aid: currently around 8500 adults & 3888 kids live in NZ motels, costing more than half a billion dollars to date

Plans for 34,500 new homes at Pukekohe… looking like Agenda 21/30 pack & stack housing

A NZ Herald article tells us we have 34,500 homes being built for folk in Pukekohe & Drury over the next 30 years. From what I am seeing it looks like typical Agenda 21/30 pack and stack housing, packing you into the A21 Smart Cities (see also the NZ page). To learn more about those … Continue reading Plans for 34,500 new homes at Pukekohe… looking like Agenda 21/30 pack & stack housing

A long standing community garden in Tauranga that supplies a local food bank is going to be billed $314 pa for occupation of council land

BayfairCommunityGarden at Facebook “We have had a bit of a shock this week with a demand from the Tauranga City Council that we pay an annual fee of $314.00 for occupation of their land. We have cultivated a garden on the Hillier fenceline for 18 years, 6 years before that on Hillier Centre land, which … Continue reading A long standing community garden in Tauranga that supplies a local food bank is going to be billed $314 pa for occupation of council land

Horowhenua council takes millions less than the market value for pensioner housing

“Regardless of how much it sold for, the purpose of the sale was not to make a profit, but to make sure a “sustainable” service was put in place for the council’s existing tennants, Clapperton said. “ ….. yeah right! And that nice word again that all Agenda 2030 ICLEI councils bandy around… “sustainable”… like … Continue reading Horowhenua council takes millions less than the market value for pensioner housing

Pre election lollipop time – interest free URBAN housing loans courtesy of the Nats & Agenda 2030

So our corporation that parades as a government is handing out election lollipops… predictably, as we steam undeterred towards that ‘choose a different rider for the same (trojan) horse’ time again, and I’ll explain the ‘trojan’ further on in the article. Please excuse my cynicism but it is all just so predictable. As I’ve been … Continue reading Pre election lollipop time – interest free URBAN housing loans courtesy of the Nats & Agenda 2030

Social housing candidate has links to Manus detention centre & human rights breaches (NZ)

Be sure and read the related links down the right hand side of the page in the following article (at the link). They’re denying it’s privatisation. Yeah right! See our recent links on Tamaki, then Horowhenua. They sugar coat the sale with ‘community housing provider’ then sell to private developers. Of course it’s privatisation! It’s … Continue reading Social housing candidate has links to Manus detention centre & human rights breaches (NZ)

Housing

I’ve added a housing page to this site in light of our growing problem of homelessness … we are currently at around 42K homeless as at June 2017. No thanks to the Nats who have escalated their giant sell off of the country’s family jewels. All in the name of greed in my opinion. Our … Continue reading Housing

OIA Reveals Housing NZ applied to evict four per cent of state house tenants in the Year to June

And so Key’s corporation parading as a government is full on selling off the family jewels. See here they’d set a target even for twelve months prior to June just gone. This is about stripping assets and removing our sovereignty. Check out our Agenda 21 in NZ pages (now Agenda 2030). I’ve been particularly busy … Continue reading OIA Reveals Housing NZ applied to evict four per cent of state house tenants in the Year to June

Amidst a Chronic Housing Shortage Auckland Council kicks out 14 families to make way for a carpark?

Oh the depths to which our leaders have sunk! Fourteen families evicted and told to find housing elsewhere? And for a carpark? Here we have more of the sheer insanity in the decision-making ranks of our ‘paradise’ down under. People are living in cars, garages, sleeping rough, you name it,  and they are demolishing perfectly … Continue reading Amidst a Chronic Housing Shortage Auckland Council kicks out 14 families to make way for a carpark?

Why does it take a pandemic for the NZ corporation to suddenly care about the homeless?

So … suddenly now, after a two month lockdown whilst the world teeters on the edge of economic collapse & suicide stats skyrocket, the NZ corporation parading as a government is borrowing more millions because it suddenly cares about the homeless (having sold off, along with preceding corporations, a large chunk of our perfectly good … Continue reading Why does it take a pandemic for the NZ corporation to suddenly care about the homeless?

The Mayor who has had to run his own media campaign shares some insights into the current state of LG in NZ

These videos are from the Mayor of Horowhenua, Michael Feyen. This is a ‘people’s Mayor’ who, like his former deputy Cr Ross Campbell, seems as much at home digging a haangi or drying dishes as he is wearing his mayoral chains. Just into his first term as Mayor however he had most of the councilors … Continue reading The Mayor who has had to run his own media campaign shares some insights into the current state of LG in NZ

Why are Horowhenua’s State-owned properties selling to private property developers for well below their Capital Value?

This is actually happening up & down NZ however this article by Veronica Harrod focuses on the Horowhenua. How is this fair given the pensioner housing sold at a loss of $1.86 million and the council wallows in burgeoning debt ($68 mill last time I looked) as are councils up and down the land. The … Continue reading Why are Horowhenua’s State-owned properties selling to private property developers for well below their Capital Value?

New info on the recent 6-helicopter entourage over Fiordland by the head of NZ’s Dept. of Conservation & 30 odd international bankers

In brief, this entourage may be connected to an environmental group called The Nature Conservancy group as stated by another source. It is a group that partners with corporations to fund conservation. This trend sees companies known for their polluting practices dubbed by many as ‘greenwash’ corporates. Just another sneaky way into yet another cash … Continue reading New info on the recent 6-helicopter entourage over Fiordland by the head of NZ’s Dept. of Conservation & 30 odd international bankers

Audit NZ report of Horowhenua District Council highlights continuing concerns

Horowhenua District Council lost $1.86 million on the sale of the pensioner housing and 1.1 hectare of bare land to land and property dealer Willis Bond according to a recently released Audit NZ report. The loss on the sale contradicts statements made by council’s chief executive David Clapperton in an April 5, 2017 Community Connections … Continue reading Audit NZ report of Horowhenua District Council highlights continuing concerns

Why is HDC allowing the felling of a protected Totara tree on a formerly Council-owned Foxton property, by the new owners Willis & Bond / Compassion Horowhenua? (amended article)

The original article posted earlier stated that the tree was a Kauri … apologies, it is in fact a Totara, but still a protected species. This is the original with amendments. The Totara in question is on a property now owned by Willis & Bond / Compassion Horowhenua Housing. They are the new owners of … Continue reading Why is HDC allowing the felling of a protected Totara tree on a formerly Council-owned Foxton property, by the new owners Willis & Bond / Compassion Horowhenua? (amended article)

Why is HDC allowing the felling of a protected Totara tree on a formerly Council-owned Foxton property, by the new owners Willis & Bond / Compassion Horowhenua?

The Totara in question is on a property now owned by Willis & Bond / Compassion Horowhenua Housing. They are the new owners of Johnston Street community housing that was formerly Council owned. The tree to the right of the fence in the photo is to be cut back, that one is on Council property … Continue reading Why is HDC allowing the felling of a protected Totara tree on a formerly Council-owned Foxton property, by the new owners Willis & Bond / Compassion Horowhenua?

Massive rates rises predicted in Horowhenua that will subsidise land developers reaping potential profits of over $100 million

This investigative article about the Horowhenua district is from journalist Veronica Harrod. Read her bio at the end of the article. She raises points which are puzzling people NZ wide, and lifts the curtain somewhat to let you see what is going on in meetings you are not entitled to attend. (From this site’s perspective, … Continue reading Massive rates rises predicted in Horowhenua that will subsidise land developers reaping potential profits of over $100 million

High levels of aluminum in 80 percent of people tested for toxicity

This is in our rain water Kiwis. We’re not exempt. Check that here. And some of  the other sources here.  Google how to detox yourself from this hideous substance that accumulates in your brain (as well as other parts of your body) found typically in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. Be aware & protect yourself. … Continue reading High levels of aluminum in 80 percent of people tested for toxicity

As the Foxton Main Street Vigil Sets In – HDC Continue to Pay Lip Service to their Statements on Iwi Relationships

Folks from all around the Horowhenua gathered in the main street this week to express their disagreement once again with decisions that the Council have made that affect the public and not themselves. Need I repeat … the saga over folks wanting clean water and the Council wanting a street beautification that won’t particularly benefit … Continue reading As the Foxton Main Street Vigil Sets In – HDC Continue to Pay Lip Service to their Statements on Iwi Relationships

The Horowhenua DC’s Economic Development Committee that Looks Not Unlike Insider Trading

“These business associates of the Mayor actually came to our table at Council the other night and addressed us and advised us to vote for the policies that would benefit them!”   Cr Ross Campbell Last July it was brought to our attention by the currently-being-rolled Deputy Mayor (then) Councilor Ross Campbell, that a certain … Continue reading The Horowhenua DC’s Economic Development Committee that Looks Not Unlike Insider Trading