Housing Headlines

Using land for housing

Press Release – Productivity Commission

The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to review the local planning and development systems of New Zealands fastest-growing urban areas and identify leading practices that are effective in making land and development capacity available … Read more »

Council housing takes next smokefree step

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Council housing takes next smokefree step To celebrate World Smokefree Day this Sunday 31 May – and in response to tenant requests, Wellington City Councils City Housing unit has declared all communal areas in its housing complexes smokefree. … Read more »

New chapel will be flooded with light and warmth

Press Release – Hastings District Council

A wall of glass running almost the full length of the northwest facing wall of Hawkes Bays new chapel and crematorium will ensure the inside is flooded with light and warmth. Read more »

Auckland has no choice but to face its infrastructure woes

Press Release – PropertyNZ

Property Council supports the Prime Ministers views on Aucklands housing and infrastructure aired at a Property Council event this morning. Read more »

Changing consumer habits lead to retail exodus in Tauranga

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

Changing consumer habits lead to retail exodus in Taurangas CBD Its a case of swings and roundabouts for Taurangas retail sector – with suburban shopping precincts booming while the central business district is in decline, according to … Read more »

Auditor-General’s inquiry terms of reference published

Press Release – Controller and Auditor-General

The Auditor-General has decided to carry out an inquiry into how the Queenstown Lakes District Council and its chief executive, Mr Adam Feeley, have managed the chief executives interest in land owned by his family being considered by the Council … Read more »

Freeing of Council-owned land sees more affordable housing

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

A new housing development in the heart of Avondale is set to offer more affordable homes in the area and add significantly to the ongoing regeneration of the Western Auckland suburb. Read more »

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Key decisions from todays Council meeting Christchurch City Council met today and made the following key decisions: Funding to assist homeless The Council agreed to allocate up to $130,000 from its Housing Fund towards reducing homelessness in … Read more »

DVS supports Nikki Regnault’s stem cell therapy dream

Press Release – DVS

DVS have teamed up with famous Kiwis to support MS sufferer Nikki Regnaults stem cell therapy dream. The expensive treatment is Nikkis last chance at fighting the degenerative disease. Read more »

Deception, Division and Denial – The Ugly Truth

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Why wont National relate GDP to population growth? Weve learned over the years never to take anything at face value in politics. If youve watched proceedings over the past few days you will have noticed the Government ramming through Budget … Read more »

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