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St Augustine’s Church registered

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:08:58 +1200 | Heritage New Zealand

The historic importance of a Devonport church has been recognised by the country’s lead heritage agency. More >>

Govt plan for community input into residential red zone

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:15:33 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has welcomed Prime Minister John Key’s announcement today of a community participation process for the public to have a say on the future use of the residential red zone.More >>

Wind insurance claims spike as Cyclone Ita hits North Island

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:12:26 +1200 | AA Insurance

Insurance claims for damage to homes and vehicles have spiked since Cyclone Ita touched down on our shores, says AA Insurance. Simon Hobbs, AA Insurance Head of Product, says the most common types of damage have been wind related.More >>

Wellington’s biggest property competition

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:01:33 +1200 | Nouvo

Rachel Smart has pocketed $20 000 in prizes as part of one of Wellington’s biggest property competitions. Ms Smart received a $12 000 discount off a Nouvo home and a $5 000 interior design package.More >>

The Co-operative Bank joins Government scheme

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:47:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed The Co-operative Bank into the Government’s Welcome Home Loans scheme, bringing the total number of lenders offering the first home loan product to 11.More >>

ORC has no plans for harbourside land sale or development

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:56:20 +1200 | Otago Regional Council

ORC chairman Stephen Woodhead, in response to speculation that the council was negotiating with property developers, said that it was not currently marketing any of its undeveloped land for sale or development.More >>

Call for Formal Review of Christchurch Draft District Plan

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:20:26 +1200 | Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council has grave concerns for the future of Christchurch as Christchurch City Council reviews its District Plan. More >>

Future of first skyscraper up in the air

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:13:23 +1200 | Auckland Council

The future of New Zealand’s first skyscraper, the 100m tall Auckland Council Civic Administration Building, is in the balance. More >>

New Zealand property investors remain confident

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:13:30 +1200 | Colliers International

April 15 2014 – Investors are very confident about the future prospects of commercial property investment in New Zealand, delivering another quarter of enthusiastic responses. Confidence is at a net positive 28%, just shy of the record high set at the end of ...More >>

Guerrilla Gardeners Come in From the Cold

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:41:06 +1200 | Save Mt Crawford

Last year, those of us who occupied the former Wellington prison garden for the purposes of establishing a community garden/art-park, & protesting against the disposal of the land by the government, have now come in from the cold. More >>

Property Awards Excitement is Building

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:36:52 +1200 | Property Council Of New Zealand

Competition is fierce in New Zealand’s most prestigious commercial property awards. Finalists from Kawakawa to Dunedin will soon discover if their developments are the ‘best of the best’ in New Zealand. More >>

Appointment to progress AgResearch campus hub plans

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:30:56 +1200 | AgResearch

New Zealand’s agricultural and food innovation hubs are one step closer to reality with the appointment of a leading project management firm. More >>

Christchurch Housing Accord Announced

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:59:52 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

The acute shortage of affordable housing in Christchurch will only be solved by the Christchurch City Council and the Government working together, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.More >>

NZ govt, Christchurch council target 700 new housing units

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:52:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government and Christchurch City Council want to add a net 700 social housing units in the country’s second-largest city in two-and-a-half years and a bigger supply of affordable houses as part of a formal ...More >>

‘As is, where is’ home in Merivale zoned TC3 tops $1 million

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:01:39 +1200 | Durning PR

An ‘as is, where is’ home in Merivale, one of Christchurch’s most sought after suburbs, has sold at auction for a top price of $1.130 million. The 721m2 section is zoned TC3, or technical category 3, indicating it is prone to moderate to significant ...More >>

A Stable Year for Auckland Rental Prices

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:47:23 +1200 | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland rental market has experienced a steady year, with a four percent increase over the last 12 months. More >>

Chinese company to build $200M hotel on Auckland waterfront

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:18:48 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Company linked to one of China’s richest women to spend $200 mln on Auckland hotel More >>

“Wish House” Underway at Fairway Bay

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:47:52 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

The foundations for the Fairway Bay Wish House have been poured, and building work is underway in Pinecrest Drive, Gulf Harbour. More >>

Rural Sales Volumes Strong, With Prices Holding Steady

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:02:06 +1200 | Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (“REINZ”) shows there were 94 more farm sales (+25.5%) for the three months ended March 2014 than for the three months ended March 2013. Overall, there were 472 farm sales in the three months ...More >>

Draft Report and Decision: Ruataniwha Consents Granted

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:25:40 +1200 | Environmental Protection Authority

• Allowed the Plan Change request with amendments (as detailed in Part 2 of Volume 1 of the Draft Report and Decision). The provisions of the plan change request can be found in Volume 3 of the Draft Report and Decision. • Granted the 17 resource ...More >>


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