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CAB client enquiries reflect the urgent need to fix renting

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 6:15 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

Clients seeking help from Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) describe a very damp, mouldy, insecure and unaffordable picture of a renting environment that just isn’t working. With insights from client stories highlighting the urgent need for change, the CAB ... More >>

Citizens Advice Bureau welcomes new Emergency Housing measur

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:42 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau welcomes the announcement on 9 May of increased government funding for emergency housing, said Chief Executive Kerry Dalton. “Last year, when we issued our Spotlight on clients in need of emergency accommodation , we called ... More >>

Not sure? Ask the Citizens Advice Bureau

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 2:26 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

Tama recently bought a phone, and doesn’t know what his rights are now it’s stopped working. Laurinda’s landlord refuses to refund her bond and she wonders what she can do about it. Barry and Pat are separating and need to sort out the shared ... More >>

Citizens Advice Bureau Awareness Week

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 12:24 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

1. Anyone can contact the CAB to find out about anything. “Our name can be a bit misleading, says Kerry Dalton Chief Executive of Citizens Advice Bureau New Zealand, because you don’t have to be a NZ citizen to use the CAB. Our service is free and ... More >>

Not Sure? Ask the CAB!

Monday, 17 March 2014, 12:52 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

Not Sure? Ask the CAB! The Citizens Advice Bureau is celebrating the work of it’s more than 2,400 volunteers, as part of its Awareness Week, this week 17 – 23 March. Chief Executive Kerry Dalton says that these volunteers do a fantastic job of supporting ... More >>

CAB supports Housing Warrant of Fitness

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 12:56 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau says the Government should urgently implement a Housing Warrant of Fitness for all rental housing. “Every year we see clients who are living in cold, damp or mouldy houses and whose health is suffering because of it. It's important ... More >>

CAB says Fuel Poverty an increasing problem

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 10:31 am | Citizens Advice Bureau

Press Release For immediate release CAB says Fuel Poverty an increasing problem for New Zealanders Citizens Advice Bureaux are seeing an increasing number of people who are struggling to pay their power bills says CAB National Research and Policy ... More >>

New CAB Website

Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 5:12 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) launched their new website yesterday. The public will now have direct access to over 40,000 service providers, organisations and legal information. More >>

Citizens' Advice Bureau gets a makeover

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 2:17 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau has launched a new website, making its database of national and local information available directly to people on the web. The new website was made possible due to support from multiple partners including a $5.5 million ... More >>

CAB Response To Funding Reduction

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 9:26 am | Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau Auckland City is reviewing its response to the decision of the Community Services Committee to reduce funding to a service that it has not only supported, but had a very close relationship with, since its inception in 1970. In ... More >>

Advice Bureaux see impact of economic downturn

Wednesday, 11 March 2009, 10:26 am | Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureaux nationwide saw a 31% increase in clients experiencing financial difficulty in the six months from July to December 2008, compared to the previous 6 months. More >>

Diversity the Secret to Success for CAB

Monday, 5 March 2007, 12:35 am | Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureaux National Awareness Week starts on March 12 with a focus on Diversity. Chief Executive Kerry Dalton says the focus recognises that “increasingly, bureaux are serving communities made up of lots of different groups needing a wide ... More >>

Governor-General At National Conference

Friday, 20 October 2006, 4:21 pm | Citizens Advice Bureau

His Excellency The Governor –General of New Zealand, The Honourable Anand Satyanand, PCNZM will join over two hundred Citizens Advice Bureaux delegates as they celebrate their exceptional achievements at their annual conference in Nelson over the weekend ... More >>

Name change for Pakuranga Citizens Advice Bureau

Thursday, 19 June 2003, 12:07 am | Citizens Advice Bureau

25 ½ years after being established, Pakuranga Citizens Advice Bureau is to become Pakuranga-Eastern Manukau Citizens Advice Bureau. More >>

 

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