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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Innovative New Zealanders on Forbes Under 30 List

Innovative New Zealanders on Forbes Under 30 List

Four young New Zealanders have made this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. They are: founder of the Conversion Therapy Action Group Shaneel Lal, 21; Emily Au-Young, 29, co-founder of…