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Next steps for WCC following today’s URM update from Govt

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:01:53 +1300 | Wellington City Council

“From here Wellington City Council will work through these streets and apply MBIE’s criteria to identify buildings with street facing parapets and facades on busy, high traffic areas (pedestrian or vehicles) which are already considered to be vulnerable ...More >>

Supreme Court on Crown’s obligations to Maori landowners

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:55:30 +1300 | Wakatu Incorporation

Supreme Court decision on Crown’s obligations to Maori owners of customary land – Proprietors of Wakatu & Rore Stafford v Attorney-­General More >>

Auckland’s accommodation targeted rate won’t help the city

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:34:04 +1300 | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Turning tourists away because of Auckland’s accommodation targeted rate “won’t help the city.” More >>

Judgment: Transpower v Auckland Council

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:05:34 +1300 | New Zealand High Court

of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 and the Resource Management Act 1991 More >>

Celebrity Expert at Upcoming North Shore Home & Garden Show

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:32:03 +1300 | Home and Garden Show

Organisers of the North Shore Home & Garden Show are pleased to announce that television and radio personality, Resident Builder Peter Wolfkamp, will be a celebrity expert at the show, which opens at the North Shore Events Centre on Friday 10th March. ...More >>

Judgment: Proprietors of Wakatu & Ors v Attorney-General

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:12:11 +1300 | NZ Supreme Court

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court’s judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ...More >>

Waikato businesses report strong growth and finances

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:18:05 +1300 | Waikato Innovation Park

Despite the downturn in the dairy industry, businesses based at Waikato Innovation Park have reported strong growth and financial results. More >>

Accessibility legislation would boost NZ’s economy

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:16:56 +1300 | Access Alliance

In an unprecedented move, a diverse range of disability groups have come together to issue a call for legislation that would enable people with disabilities to more actively participate in society. The newly created Access Alliance is calling on ...More >>

Metlifecare's Sowry: 'little bit of softening' in property

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:13:41 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Metlifecare's Sowry sees 'little bit of softening' in property market, no let-up on costs More >>

Shellfish production property on the market, Napier

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:44:14 +1300 | Bayleys Realty Group

A large chunk of land once identified to become the biggest commercial aquaculture plant in New Zealand has been placed on the market for sale. More >>

Former Starbucks flag-ship premises comes up for lease

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:26:59 +1300 | Bayleys Realty Group

Caption: The high-profile premises formerly occupied by the ‘flagship’ New Zealand store of global coffee retailer Starbucks overlooking Auckland’s Aoeta Square in has come onto the market for lease.More >>

Metlifecare 1H profit jumps 31%

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:27:10 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Metlifecare's first-half profit jumped by almost a third as the country's housing boom bolstered the value of the retirement village operator's property portfolio and fattened its margins for unit sales. More >>

First National warns homeowners to prepare for rate hikes

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:00:54 +1300 | First National

First National Real Estate Chief Executive, Bob Brereton, says homeowners need to start preparing themselves for mortgage interest rate rises and is warning that those who fail to plan ahead may face hardship over the next 18 months. More >>

Performance highlights for the 6 months to 31 December 2016

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:54:36 +1300 | Metlifecare

Metlifecare today announced a record half-year result for the six months to 31 December 2016. More >>

‘Wellington is full’, finds first post-quake vacancy survey

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:21:49 +1300 | Colliers International

The first post-quake survey of Wellington office vacancies has found the most acute shortage of space in almost a decade. More >>

Gemco working on the opera house

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:04:53 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Gemco Construction has been announced today as the successful tenderer for the earthquake strengthening of the Hawke’s Bay Opera House. More >>

Lake Hood re-allocates prime land in new development release

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:44:36 +1300 | Lake Hood Extension Project

February 2017 , Lake Hood, Ashburton, Canterbury. Land that was previously allocated for high density apartments at Lake Hood has now been released as seven large sections. The sections available in stage 8b range in size from 1301sm2 to 2176sm2.More >>

Northland Residential Property Price Increases Accelerated

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:31:07 +1300 | Barfoot and Thompson

The average price being paid for residential property across all of Northland accelerated in the last quarter of 2016 to an all-time high of $554,000. More >>

LINZ releases latest property data

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:49:24 +1300 | Land Information New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) latest property data shows that in October to December 2016, 2 percent of property transfers involved overseas tax resident buyers and 3 percent involved overseas tax resident sellersMore >>

New housing subdivision goes on the market

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:59:09 +1300 | Bayleys Realty Group

The urban growth of Hamilton’s satellite townships is gathering momentum – with plans announced this week for the sale of a new 47 dwelling development in Cambridge. More >>


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