Mailbox Manoeuvres

Palmerston North City Council has removed the number 13 from its street addresses, jumping from 11 to 15 so triskaidekaphobics, or those who fear the number 13, will still buy homes at that number. The council has now admitted the age-old policy is a little odd and says residents at number 15 can apply to have their numbers adapted if they really want. “But we don’t expect great numbers will do that,” council policy analyst Todd Taiepa told The Dominion Post.


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Brand Australia Glances Eye At NZ

Brand Australia Glances Eye At NZ

A high-level group of Australian business leaders charged with formulating a “unified and strategic representation of Australia’s capabilities” has referenced New Zealand’s international performance and perception. According to AFR Boss Deputy Editor…