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Jointly owned urban development agency for Christchurch

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:51:37 +1200 | NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“Given the strategic importance of the Canterbury rebuild, it is logical that the transition from emergency governance arrangements is overseen by the Prime Minister’s office, but to maintain momentum in the city centre an expert development agency ...More >>

Tax changes will affect tenants

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:49:03 +1200 | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The arguments for a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) have so far focused on tax equality, increasing tax revenue and reducing house prices. The Labour Party must have undertaken research into the effect on rental prices of their tax policies, but this hasn't ...More >>

Peters: Political Side Show Sidelining Economic Debate

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:23:34 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader 2 September 2014 Blenheim Public Meeting Tuesday 2 September, 7.30pm Clubs of Marlborough, 42 Alfred St, Blenheim More >>

Luxury Tuscany Leather Bags now Available Online in NZ

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:21:22 +1200 | Ciao Bella

September 1, 2014 - Ciao Bella is a recently launched online store dedicated to bringing only pure, genuine Italian leather handbags, Men’s bags, executive bags, luggage and accessories to the New Zealand market. More >>

Further criminal investigation into CTV Building collapse

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:48:37 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police has today confirmed it will be advancing the criminal investigation into the collapse of the CTV building in February 2011. More >>

Harcourts Focus On Building Client Relationships

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:34:02 +1200 | Harcourts

Real estate group, Harcourts International, recently launched its latest international marketing campaign ‘Clients for Life’, with a focus on building strong client relationships for life. Aimee Williams, International Brand Manager for Harcourts ...More >>

Rent affordability threatened

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:38:53 +1200 | NZ Property Investors Federation

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Study shows that home affordability in only three of the twelve regions covered has deteriorated. It isn't surprising that two of these areas are Auckland and Canterbury. The third region is the traditionally ...More >>

John Hanita Paki and others v The Attorney-General

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:19:55 +1200 | NZ Supreme Court


Charity plans Wainuiomata retirement village

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:02:57 +1200 | Masonic Villages

The Masonic Villages Trust, a Lower Hutt-based charity, is planning a $30 million retirement village on former reserve land in the heart of Wainuiomata. Current plans are for it to include a 48-bed rest home and hospital as well as 72 villas.More >>

Rental growth patchy in Wellington office market

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:38:09 +1200 | Bayleys

Rental returns for commercial property in Wellington are reflecting a two-speed economy – with properties either showing healthy dividends, or struggling, according to latest real estate research data.More >>

City Sales Investment

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:33:33 +1200 | City Sales

Martin Dunn of City Sales wants more New Zealander’s to invest now for their future, launches City Sales Investment to act on an investor’s behalf More >>

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:03:08 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

US Marine Hall Future – Attracting Plenty of Comment

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:21:41 +1200 | Porirua City Council

Consultation around the future of the US Marine Hall in Titahi Bay is attracting plenty of community feedback. More >>

Making the right move

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:17:46 +1200 | Consumer Affairs

Moving house can be both exciting and stressful at the same time. A major cause of stress is the safe relocation of your household items from your old property to your new location. So how do you make sure your worldly possessions stay safe during ...More >>

Former Telecom HQ to become luxury apartment condo’

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:12:53 +1200 | Bayley's Real Estate

Former Telecom HQ to become luxury apartment condo’ as office tower conversion trend gathers pace More >>

KiwiRail confirms Clifford Bay land sale

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:50:16 +1200 | KiwiRail

KiwiRail has confirmed that the sale of the land at Clifford Bay owned by Clifford Bay Limited to local wine grower Peter Yealands has been finalised. More >>

Investor reaction to Green housing policies

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:13:56 +1200 | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The Green Party released its housing policy yesterday. The New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) has analysed this policy and the following points must be considered if better housing is to be achieved for vulnerable families.More >>

Judgment: Ridgecrest NZ Ltd v IAG NZ Ltd

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:59:00 +1200 | NZ Supreme Court

The appellant, Ridgecrest NZ Ltd, was the owner of a building in Christchurch which was insured with the respondent, IAG New Zealand Ltd. Under the insurance policy, Ridgecrest was insured for loss or damage to the building, as well as replacement ...More >>

Construction surges ahead but salaries lag behind

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:56:43 +1200 | Hays Recruitment

80 per cent of employers say business activity has increased in New Zealand’s construction industry over the last 12 months yet salaries remain steady for most roles, according to the 2014 Hays Construction/NZIOB Salary Guide .More >>

Limp Housing Policy Feeds Foreign-Owned Business

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:32:58 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

National’s limp housing policy simply means more money for foreign owners, says New Zealand First. More >>


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