On Badges And Avatars Or Why I Am Not Happy!

“How would you feel if not only your hard work online but your creative endeavours to support that were unceremoniously nicked and used without paying respect to you the person who had put in all the hard slog!”

Nothing To Hide, Nothing Too Fear? Ask Michael Shaskey or James Moore!

Or James Moore! A former Taranaki man working in Saudi Arabia learned money he sent home to pay bills had been seized under an anti-terrorism act. Michael Shaskey says Kiwibank froze US$2600 ($3265) he sent to his New Zealand account under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act. Shaskey, who has been teaching […]

Housing affordability getting worse

Housing affordability during March was the worst it has been in at least six years as strong house prices and rising interest rates combined to squeeze mortgage holders. The latest Fairfax Media Home Loan affordability report shows the proportion of median take home pay required to service the mortgage on a median house rose to […]