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Choice Hotels Adds Kaikoura to NZ Portfolio

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:21:12 +1200 | Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels Australasia, one of Australasia’s largest hotel franchisors, welcomes Quality Suites Kaikoura to its growing portfolio. Based in the seaside town of Kaikoura, the addition of Quality Suites Kaikoura will take its New Zealand offering to 35 ...More >>

More ‘greenfields’ SHAs a bad deal for Aucklanders

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:24:38 +1200 | Green Party

The Government’s newly announced Special Housing Areas in Drury and Glenbrook will condemn thousands of Aucklanders to a life of “transport poverty”, the Green Party said today.More >>

America’s Cup stalwart selling up his NZ property

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:46:08 +1200 | Bayleys

The man regarded as the world’s best America’s Cup campaign organiser – and with three decades of involvement with yachting in New Zealand – is selling up his Kiwi-dream waterfront property…. without ever having stayed a night there.More >>

New homes and yoga centre coming to Millbrook Resort

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:04:51 +1200 | Southern PR

Luxury home and land packages on offer at Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort tell the continuing success story of a development boom driven by increased business confidence. More >>

Auckland house sales reach 11-year high for June month

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:40:24 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Auckland house sales reach 11-year high for June month as winter starts to bite More >>

Auckland Property Activity Rises, Average Price Growth Slows

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 10:15:19 +1200 | Released Via Network Communications

Auckland Property Activity Rises, Average Price Growth Slows While the Auckland property market experienced its busiest June in 11 years, the rate at which the average price is rising slowed considerably in the month. “The number of properties sold ...More >>

Dunne Speaks on Social Housing

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:31:14 +1200 | Peter Dunne

The debate about social housing and the possible interest of a Queensland social service provider in purchasing around 400 Housing New Zealand properties is one such example. All sorts of outlandish claims are being made, most with little relation ...More >>

Growth Forecast Report To 2017: Radiant Insights

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 21:32:30 +1200 | Radiant Insights

New Zealand Household Care Packaging Market Size, Share, Trends And Growth Forecast Report To 2017: Radiant Insights More >>

Good news all round for Hamilton renters and investors alike

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:48:37 +1200 | HMC Communications

Hamilton, New Zealand – An increase in the number of property investors purchasing Hamilton homes is increasing the number of rental properties available in the city, according to Lodge City Rentals business development manager David Kneebone.More >>

"Auckland effect" leading to rises in Tauranga, Hamilton

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:31:27 +1200 | QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for June have increased 9.3% over the past year and 3.6% over the past three months. This means they are now 25.6% above the previous market peak of late 2007. ...More >>

ASB offers special one-year home loan fixed interest rate

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:25:48 +1200 | ASB Bank

ASB has reduced its one-year home loan fixed interest rate special to 4.89% p.afor a limited time. More >>

Second-class certainty: sticky plaster tax policy?

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:27:29 +1200 | Community Housing Aotearoa

Second-class certainty: sticky plaster tax policy? The Government’s announcement about tax provisions to remedy issues over the charitable status of community housing providers is causing concern in the sector, according to Scott Figenshow, Director ...More >>

Christchurch’s changes must involve a clear vision

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:48:10 +1200 | Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council supports the Government’s commitment to equip the private sector with the confidence it needs to invest in Christchurch’s rebuild. More >>

Fletcher to bring 2,200 people back to central Christchurch

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:09:26 +1200 | Fletcher Building

Fletcher to bring 2,200 people back to central Christchurch Creating three vibrant new communities to bring up to 2,200 people back to central Christchurch is the vision of Fletcher Residential’s plan for the East and North Frame Residential Precinct. ...More >>

Insurance & Savings Ombudsman Scheme: Canterbury update

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:02:45 +1200 | Insurance And Savings Ombudsman Commission

The Insurance & Savings Ombudsman Scheme has dealt with 1,542 complaint enquiries and 138 complaint investigations about the Canterbury earthquakes since 2010. More >>

Housing Trust welcomes resolution to tax issue

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:01:23 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Yesterday the Government announced plans to introduce new tax legislation to give certainty to community housing providers assisting low-income families into home ownership. The new legislation will provide tax exemption for approved community ...More >>

Public feedback sought on transition

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:01:08 +1200 | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority

The acting chief executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), John Ombler, says he expects a healthy level of public feedback on the Draft Transition Recovery Plan for greater Christchurch, which was released today.More >>

Developer chosen for inner city neighbourhoods

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:59:54 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the appointment of a preferred development partner for an exciting new era of inner city living in Christchurch.More >>

Regeneration the focus of Chch governance

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:58:08 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes control of the rebuild, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.More >>

Key: Plans for earthquake recovery laws

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:55:51 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister 2 July 2015 Speech Notes Speech to Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce function More >>

 

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