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Tourism NZ endorses NZ International Convention Centre

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:51:40 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) says that today’s application for resource consent for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) is great news for the tourism industry.More >>

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:47:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed SkyCity’s planned submission today of a resource consent application for the construction of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC).More >>

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:46:23 +1300 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Entertainment Group, with the agreement of the Crown, is today lodging a resource consent application for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). More >>

Spectacular flythrough reveals first glimpses inside NZICC

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:18 +1300 | SKYCITY

Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC), including the first glimpses inside the building, has been released today by SKYCITY Entertainment Group.More >>

Growing visitor numbers spur the sale of alpine luxury lodge

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:20:05 +1300 | Bayleys

The forecast growth in international tourism numbers through Canterbury and the recovery of region’s corporate sector are credited as being the key drivers for channeling guests to a high-end alpine lodge which has been placed on the market for sale.More >>

Foreign buyers for iconic island must add value

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:59:43 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will look very closely at any Overseas Investment Office application to purchase Pakatoa Island if it is not bought by a Kiwi, says Labour’s Land information Spokesperson Stuart Nash.More >>

Strong sales for sections in Central Otago technology park

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:35:14 +1300 | Harcourts

Cromwell will soon have a vibrant innovation and technology park with more than 20 of 42 available sections on the Highlands Motorsport Park site already sold. Harcourts is the exclusive agent for the project.More >>

KiwiCover: loss of family home pales against loss of earning

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:24:46 +1300 | KiwiCover Insurance

KiwiCover Insurance says that the financial loss caused by the destruction of a family home typically pales in comparison with the financial effects of the permanent loss of earnings of the home owner.More >>

All Black Dan Carter increased his shareholding in Arvida

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:31:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - All Black Dan Carter said he increased his shareholdings in the retirement village sector when supporting the initial public offer of Arvida Group which debuted on the NZX this morning.More >>

Planning for Waihirere Domain’s future

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:12:13 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

Release date: 17 December 2014 Planning for Domain’s future Council’s new draft Reserve Management Plan for Waihirere Domain is out now for public comment. More >>

Application for Subdivision at New Chum Beach

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:51:15 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

An application to subdivide land at New Chum Beach (Wainuiototo Bay Whangapoua) will go out for public notification on Friday 16 January 2015. The application was submitted to Council in October 2014.More >>

Auckland housing now very different from the rest of NZ

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:46:23 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Auckland’s housing has changed markedly over the past two decades as the city reacts to its growing population, with more multi-storey homes, greater density, and fewer unoccupied homes all making it very different to the rest of the country, according ...More >>

$25 million Havelock North development to go ahead

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:43:14 +1300 | Lowmac Properties

The $25 million Havelock North Village Exchange development is set to kick off in the new year, now that plans are finalised and all necessary consents have been granted. More >>

Selective Activity in November Rural Property Market

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:03:27 +1300 | Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (“REINZ”) shows there were 40 fewer farm sales (-9.7%) for the three months ended November 2014 than for the three months ended November 2013. Overall, there were 374 farm sales in the three ...More >>

Home loan affordabilty drops sharply in November

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:04:34 +1300 | Roost Home Loan Affordability Report

Housing became much less affordable in November as prices rose, according to Roost Home Loan Affordability report More >>

Judgment: Tower Insurance v Skyward Aviation

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:43:15 +1300 | NZ Supreme Court

This Court has unanimously dismissed Tower’s appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal. It has concluded that the interpretation put forward by Tower under which Tower is entitled to choose the payment settlement option is inconsistent with the ...More >>

Judgment: West City Ltd v Levin, Vance

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:40:21 +1300 | NZ Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal. It has held that the bond was assigned in equity by oral agreement in November 2005. It has found that the substance of the agreement was that West City had made it clear that it would not do the work ...More >>

Turning tower into a sustainability leader – waste of money

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:32:00 +1300 | Cameron Brewer

“Auckland Council’s purchase of the ASB Tower arguably made some economic sense long-term, but retrofitting this 1990s glass high-rise to become some kind of modern-day sustainability leader is completely unnecessary and unwarranted. In fact it’s just ...More >>

National MarketWatch Analysis December 2014

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:13:18 +1300 | Harcourts

There is a sense of urgency in the residential property market with written sales up markedly from this time last year in all regions except Christchurch. Buyers recognise that now is the best time to buy.More >>

Consent Marks New Stage for Ravenswood Village

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:11:09 +1300 | Infinity Investment Group Holdings

One of North Canterbury’s largest residential communities has reached a new stage in its development. More >>


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