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Bramwell Bate partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Zealand: Tuakana Teina

  We are thrilled to be partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters. The programme supports nearly 1,000 children throughout the country every year by providing mentors to children facing challenges in the community; helping them work towards gaining their full potential. The volunteers are positive adult role models that aim to equip our kids to be happy, healthy, and better connected to local communities. Big Brothers Big Sisters relies entirely on community support and donations to ensure they provide a well-trained...

Changes to My Vaccine Pass Requirements and QR code scanning come into effect from 4 April 2022

The Government has announced the removal of the My Vaccine Pass and QR code scanning from Monday 4th of April 2022. First, vaccine mandates will be lifted from a number of workforces. Only health and disability, aged care, prison staff, and border and MIQ workers will be required to be vaccinated. These remaining mandates are targeted at protecting those most vulnerable from the virus and creating a barrier against new variants coming from overseas. Employees who lost their jobs due to the...

Bramwell Bate Trrees

Understand legislation changes to land before acting

First published in The Profit. Written by Amy Cowan. A hot topic for many years has been the house market. Specifically, how the Government has attempted to create affordable housing for those priced out of the market. The most recent of these is the National Policy Statement on Urban Development 2020 and the proposed repeal and replacement of the Resource Management Act. Hastings and Napier District Councils will be required to review their existing District Plans to determine where and how...