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Hawkes Bay kiwifruit farm sells for $40.2mn

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:37:42 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s kiwifruit industry continues to surge ahead and a recent orchard sale underscores confidence in the sector. More >>

Ending homelessness (again)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:22:43 +1300 | Green Party

“Arriving in London for the first time on my OE, I saw vagrants and beggars everywhere, sleeping rough under bridges, in parks, in any nook that offered a little shelter from the wind and rain. I loved that I came from a country that was better than this ...More >>

Historic battle ground farm on the market after 170 years

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:54:21 +1300 | Bayleys

A sprawling dairy farm owned by the descendants of New Plymouth’s first pioneering settlers – and site of battles which earned two Victoria Cross bravery medals for military gallantry on New Zealand soil – has been placed on the market for sale ...More >>

Giant Volcanic Mural “Magma” Unveiled

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:09:26 +1300 | Uptown Business Association

A huge 512sqm volcanic-themed mural on Watercare’s Khyber Pass reservoir at the top of Mt Eden Road, one of the largest outdoor mural’s in the country, has been unveiled today. More >>

Finalists Announced for Resene NZ Wood Timber Design Awards

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:06:28 +1300 | NZ Wood

NZ Wood has announced the eagerly-awaited Stage One Finalists for the Resene Timber Design Awards 2017. More >>

NZ median house price slips 0.8% in December

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:02:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's median house price fell 0.8 percent in December from November's record high, although regions including Wellington recorded all-time highs.More >>

House prices rise, sales volumes ease

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:24:35 +1300 | Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Median house prices have risen and sales volumes have stayed flat or fallen across New Zealand in December 2016 when compared to December 2015, according to the latest figures released today by REINZ, source of the most recent, complete and accurate ...More >>

Pioneer First Event At Christchurch Adventure Park

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:16:27 +1300 | The Pioneer

The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race is by its very name an event that breaks boundaries and takes riders into stunning parts of the Southern Alps that they might otherwise never ride through. It seems fitting then that the 2017 Pioneer will help officially ...More >>

Pioneering family’s links to the past goes on the market

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:37:19 +1300 | Bayleys Canterbury

A character-filled homestead linking a pioneering family with colonial roots dating back some 150 years in New Zealand’s past, has been placed on the market for sale. More >>

Wellington set to lose its only Menzshed

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:38:18 +1300 | City Menzshed Wellington

After five years of caring for the older men in our city, the City Menzshed faces extinction. It has to move from its earthquake prone building in Frederick Street and has nowhere to go. More >>

Patron announced for QEII National Trust

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:19:11 +1300 | QEII National Trust

The Queen Elizabeth II National Trust is pleased to announce that Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy has accepted its invitation to become Patron. More >>

Rents leap to end 2016 on a record high

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:46:11 +1300 | Trade Me Property

December was another tough month for tenants in New Zealand with the national median weekly rent jumping to a record $450, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Index. More >>

2017 uncertain for house prices, with mixed expert views

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:23:12 +1300 | BusinessDesk

UPDATE: 7th par, clarifies that price growth of 12.2% is the Auckland market, rather than the national picture. More >>

Property Institute housing predictions for 2017

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:18:42 +1300 | New Zealand Property Institute

Residential property - particularly in Auckland - is in for another year of strong growth according to Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church. But he's also predicting that house price inflation, while still running in double ...More >>

Property values drop in parts of NZ as the LVR takes effect

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:36:10 +1300 | QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for December increased 12.5% over the past year. Values rose by 1.3% over the past three months and are now 51.5% above the previous market peak of late 2007. ...More >>

Provincial property market heats up while Auckland cools

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:53:52 +1300 | Trade Me Limited

Provincial property market heats up while Auckland cools What we’re seeing - Auckland’s property market is cooling while the regions appear to be taking off - Excluding the three major cities provincial property prices have risen $336,950 (37.9%) in ...More >>

Family business best real estate agency in Asia Pacific

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:21:52 +1300 | Barfoot and Thompson

In a New Zealand first, Barfoot & Thompson has beaten out stiff international competition to win 'Best Real Estate Agency – Asia Pacific’ and ‘Best Letting Agency – Asia Pacific’ at the International Property Awards, capping of its most successful ...More >>

NZ property values rise more slowly in December

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:21:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 11 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential property values continued to push higher in December but the rate slowed in some areas as tighter lending restrictions continue to bite.More >>

Restrictions working so no more needed

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:00:07 +1300 | Century 21

October’s much tougher loan-to-value ratios (LVRs) hitting the likes of property investors are having the desired impact this summer, making it increasingly unnecessary for the Reserve Bank to introduce the likes of loan-to-income restrictions as some ...More >>

Auckland House Prices Edge Off Record Highs

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 10:22:25 +1300 | Barfoot and Thompson

A typical, solid December’s trading confirmed that Auckland residential property prices, while stable at year end, had stopped rising. More >>


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