Housing Headlines

$34,000 for restored wetland and new track of Paekakariki

Press Release – New Zealand Government

1 September 2014 Media Statement $34,000 for restored wetland and new track of Paekakariki Read more »

Heritage Buildings Get Funds Boost

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Eleven heritage building owners will receive over $200,000 from Wellington City Councils Built Heritage Incentive fund. Read more »

David Cunliffe’s speech to Canterbury Chamber of Commerce

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Today I’m going to talk about our policy package to upgrade and grow our economy and how we turn that growth into a foundation for a decent and fair society. Read more »

SCIRT traffic update – week starting 1 September, 2014

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Ferry Road will be one way (towards Sumner) for up to six hours Saturday 30 August, 6 am to midday, Rutherford St/ Palinurus Road to the Dyers/ Tunnel Road roundabout. Use Linwood Ave or the detour will be via Dyers Road and then Palinurus Road, back … Read more »

Maryan Street on issues of importance to older people

Press Release – ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Hon Maryan Street MP on issues of importance to older New Zealanders Read more »

Charity plans Wainuiomata retirement village

Press Release – Masonic Villages

The Masonic Villages Trust, a Lower Hutt-based charity, is planning a $30 million retirement village on former reserve land in the heart of Wainuiomata. Current plans are for it to include a 48-bed rest home and hospital as well as 72 villas. Read more »

Rubbish and recycling route change takes out another award

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has scored another award for smart thinking thats harnessed GIS technology to improve the citys rubbish and recycling system. Read more »

Work begins on stage one of Fraser Park Sportsville project

Press Release – Hutt City Community Facilities Trust

The first stage of work on the Fraser Park Sportsville project will begin when Mayor Ray Wallace breaks ground on 5th September. Read more »

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on last night’s debate, and Collins

Column – Gordon Campbell

Debating is a peculiar discipline in that what you say is less important than how youre saying it. Looking poised, being articulate and staying on topic generally wins the day and on that score, Labour leader David Cunliffe won what turned … Read more »

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