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Airbnb guest ransacks Australian woman's house, steals $18k of belongings and her identity

Airbnb guest ransacks Australian woman's house, steals $18k of belongings and her identity

An Australian Airbnb host has been targeted by the guest from hell, who used stolen identities to make a booking at her Brisbane townhouse only to steal A$18,000 (NZ$19,400) worth of her belongings.

Rachel, who has rented out the…

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New campaign draws battle lines over Wellington's heritage buildings

New campaign draws battle lines over Wellington's heritage buildings

The housing battle lines have been drawn in Wellington following the launch of a second campaign over the city's proposed spatial plan.

A press release labelled "City for People launches campaign to promote affordable housing" landed…

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Auckland teens who trashed Airbnb apartment cause thousands in damage, taunt owner

Auckland teens who trashed Airbnb apartment cause thousands in damage, taunt owner

A group of teenagers who trashed an Airbnb after holding a drunken party are now taunting the property owner on social media.

But the owner, who did not want to be named, isn't backing down and has already found some of the young…

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Metlifecare suitor gets OIO consent as shareholder vote looms

Metlifecare suitor gets OIO consent as shareholder vote looms

A Swedish-based private equity firm is a step closer in its attempt to buy one of New Zealand's biggest retirement businesses having passed a key regulatory hurdle.

Metlifecare, with a $1.2 billion market capitalisation, told shareholders…

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