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Spotting a Risky Investment

January 1, 2010

It is now much easier than it was to spot a risky investment. On 1 March, 2010 it became compulsory for all non-bank deposit takers (including finance companies, building societies and credit unions) to have a credit rating from an approved rating agency such as Standard & Poor, Moody or Fitch. The exceptions are those deposit takers with less than $20 million in deposits. Investors now have…

Kāpiti Coast Business Network – all welcome

January 1, 2010

Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is inviting anyone interested to attend their Kāpiti Coast Business Network.Date: Monday 9 February 2015Time: 5.15 to 7pmVenue: Kāpiti Club Inc32 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu BeachNo entry chargeBar charges applyInformalNo need to registerJust arriveAll welcome Second Monday each month (except January) Short business profiles presented.This meeting the guest speaker is Corrin Miller, owner of Smoooch Natural Products.No requirement to be a Member of the…

Sandhills Expressway – “Business Case or Basket Case?”

January 1, 2010

There’s an old saying on Wall Street that says “anything that looks cheap usually is”, and the bargain basement expressway NZTA are charged with building has more than a few people worried. Many fear the costs associated with the project will end up being quadruple what has been budgeted for. According to the Dominion Post (5/1/10) information obtained under the official information act shows the Levin to…


Kāpiti Community Centre – Activities for all

August 17, 2012

The Kāpiti Community Centre has a number of hobby, support and community groups that regularly use the centre.Please have a look at our Whats on when? timetable at you find something of interest and need more information or would like to find out more about making a booking; please contact the Kāpiti Community Centre reception on 04 902 3240 or contact us via email [email protected] with…

Can You Be The Loudest

August 14, 2012

Peter Davis at AD Architecture says the company has set up a web page to fundraise for Loud Shirt Day.”Please take a moment to make a donation and support our participation in Loud Shirt Day 2012 to raise funds for The Hearing House. Spread the word,” says Mr Davis. The website is”Thanks so much for helping deaf children listen and speak by taking part in Loud…

Kāpiti Plunket proud to support World Breastfeeding Week

July 29, 2012

Breastfeeding is celebrated around the world every year from 1 – 7 August with World Breastfeeding Week. As part of the New Zealand celebrations, Women’s Health Action runs the Big Latch OnTM.On Friday 3 August at 10.30am women and their babies will gather together at venues throughout the country to try to break the record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously. An event is taking place in…