Fatal house fire
Shortly before 0100 hours this
morning the Fire Service were called to a residential house
in Dimock Street, Titahi Bay.
They were called by a
neighbour who heard glass breaking and shouting from inside
the address. The house was fully engulfed in fire by the
time of their arrival.
Whilst putting out the blaze the
Fire Officers discovered a body inside the premises.
property has been secured for a forensic examination this
© Scoop Media
On The Reserve Bank And Auckland Housing
The ‘crisis – what crisis?’ response by the government to the Auckland housing price bubble is no longer acceptable.
So says Reserve Bank governor Grant Spencer – who used unusually frank language in his speech and subsequent interviews yesterday to call for a capital gains tax, and to generally chastise central and local government for their inaction on a threat to the country’s economic health and financial stability.
That threat has been real for some time. The housing price bubble has already created a currency bubble... Undaunted, the government keeps calling this situation a success story. More>>