Housing Headlines

Green MPs to sleep in their cars this weekend

Press Release – Green Party

Green MPs to sleep in their cars this weekend What: Green MPs are taking part in #parkupforhomes, and will be sleeping in cars to draw attention to the growing issue of homelessness in Aotearoa. Who: Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei will be at … Read more »

Kiwis paying $1000 more a year to rent

Press Release – Trade Me Property

The median weekly rent across New Zealand continued to climb steadily in the year to May, but growth was slower than last month according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. Read more »

Aligning transport gives certainty for investment

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council welcomes the Interim Report: Findings and Conclusions, released by the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) as a positive step in providing certainty for transport in Auckland. Read more »

Tackling Poverty initiatives in Queenstown Lakes District

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Identifying the main causes and consequences of poverty in the Queenstown Lakes District is the first step towards finding solutions, Mayor Vanessa van Uden says. In March, a workshop brought together community representatives to begin a collective conversation … Read more »

Stressed Families: Overstretched Services

Press Release – NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Like so many of the whnau and families they serve social service organisations are under huge financial stress, says Trevor McGlinchey, New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Executive Officer. The support demanded from … Read more »

Waikato Home & Garden Show

Press Release – Waikato Home And Garden Show

Waikato Home & Garden Show, the second largest home show in New Zealand, has opened up its early bird ticket sales for a limited time only. Read more »

Hungry for change; Lifewise & GrabOne join forces

Press Release – Lifewise

Social development agency Lifewise have teamed up with GrabOne to make life a little more bearable for Aucklands most vulnerable this winter. Read more »

Public feedback sought on Waterfall Park SHA proposal

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has begun informal consultation on an Expression of Interest to develop a Special Housing Area near Arrowtown, along the Arrowtown Lake Hayes Road Waterfall Park Special Housing Area. Read more »

Resource consent granted for 52 story residential tower

Press Release – Peddle Thorp

Leading New Zealand architecture firm, Peddle Thorp, has today released details of a 52 story residential, high rise on Customs Street East, to be built within the next three to four years. Read more »

Auckland Plan failure

Press Release – John Palino

“The ATAP report release this afternoon is an indictment upon six years of supposed integrated planning under the Brown-led council,” says John Palino. Read more »

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