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“Free Press” Act’s Bulletin

Mon, 4 May 2015 14:59:24 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Cycleways Appearing on the Paul Henry show this morning talking about cycleways, Green MP Julie Ann Genter claimed the Greens had achieved more spending than any of National’s confidence and supply partners. We love cycleways too. They are one ...More >>

Christchurch Market Watch

Mon, 4 May 2015 14:55:04 +1200 | Harcourts

The latest residential property fi gures from Harcourts show that there was a lift in the Christchurch market in April with written sales up 16.1% compared to last year. After the stock shortages of the past few years, the additional inventory now ...More >>

New Chum Beach hearing suspended

Mon, 4 May 2015 13:38:05 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Hearings into an application for a subdivision at New Chum Beach (Wainuiototo Bay) have now been suspended for up to two months. More >>

Voice of Reason Calls for Halt to Immigration

Mon, 4 May 2015 10:23:06 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Voice of Reason Calls for Halt to Immigration New Zealand First’s call to stop the immigration avalanche is a voice of reason to reduce the Auckland housing bubble. “It is not an attack on people coming to live in New Zealand. It is about reducing ...More >>

2015 Waikato–Bay of Plenty Architecture Awards

Sat, 2 May 2015 14:35:34 +1200 | New Zealand Institute of Architects

New public buildings for healthcare, policing and sports figure highly at the 2015 Waikato–Bay of Plenty Architecture Awards The quality of public buildings in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty was recognised on Friday (1 May) evening, with significant ...More >>

Auckland’s average home value cracks $800,000

Fri, 1 May 2015 13:18:07 +1200 | Quotable Value New Zealand

The latest monthly QV Residential Price Movement Index shows that nationwide residential property values for April have increased 8.3% over the past year and 2.6% over the past three months. This means they are now 22.4% above the previous market peak of ...More >>

NZ property values rise at faster pace in April, QV says

Fri, 1 May 2015 12:03:20 +1200 | BusinessDesk

NZ property values surge at fastest pace in at least 10 months in April: QV More >>

Harcourts opens three new offices in three weeks

Fri, 1 May 2015 11:40:44 +1200 | Harcourts

It’s been an office opening a week for the past three weeks for New Zealand’s largest real estate company, Harcourts, as the company demonstrates its ongoing confidence in the strong New Zealand property market.More >>

Fascinating Timeline For Gaze Property Services

Fri, 1 May 2015 10:21:18 +1200 | Pure Seo

Gaze is a leading independent property services company with a vision to add value to their clients by providing innovative end to end property solutions and they offer advice and design for office fit outs and also provide project and cost management. ...More >>

Len Brown up to More Tricks

Fri, 1 May 2015 10:07:26 +1200 | Affordable Auckland

Len Brown up to More Tricks “It seems Len Brown has saved his biggest dirty trick for yesterday’s Governing Body meeting with his proposal to add a 2% transport levy on top of the crippling rates increases already inflicted on Aucklanders,” ...More >>

Government to blame for Auckland rates rise

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:39:58 +1200 | Green Party

The National Government is letting down Auckland by delaying funding for critical rail and bus projects, the Green Party said today. More >>

SPI Property directors fined over reporting breaches

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:00:44 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) - SPI Property Fund directors Murray Alcock and Allister Knight have each been fined $25,312 for failing to file audited financial statements for several years.More >>

NZ building consents rise in March, snapping declines

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:59:21 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents rose in March, snapping three months of declines, with increased intentions to build townhouses, units and retirement villages.More >>

Annual building consents top 25,000 - Nick Smith

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:45:30 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New building consent figures released today by Statistics New Zealand confirm the strong progress being made in increasing housing supply, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

Cracks showing in economy of milk and houses

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:39:38 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Fonterra’s latest cut to its forecast farmgate payout confirms that an economic black hole of $7 billion is opening up that will seriously affect the regions, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson.More >>

Tāmaki housing shift will make things harder

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:37:29 +1200 | PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Government’s decision to transfer 2800 properties from Housing NZ to the Tāmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) makes no sense when the roles of the two organisations are completely different.More >>

Highest March for dwelling consents since 2006

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:56:19 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented was 14 percent higher in March 2015 than in March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was the highest number of new dwellings consented in a March month since 2006.More >>

Housing New Zealand takes a firm stance on methamphetamine

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:40:02 +1200 | Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand takes a firm stance on those who use or manufacture methamphetamine in its homes. More >>

Housing unaffordability issues spread

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:01:36 +1200 | AMP360

Surging house prices in Auckland and Queenstown last month pushed home ownership even further beyond the reach of first home buyers in the two districts, according to the AMP360 Home Loan Affordability Report for March.More >>

Wellington’s Mojo Rising

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:47:36 +1200 | Colliers

The regeneration of commercial office space in Wellington is booming with local corporates, central government and overseas investors leading the charge in the city’s new developments.More >>

 

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