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Unlicensed builder sentenced under the Crimes Act

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Unlicensed builder sentenced under the Crimes Act For the first time since the introduction of the Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP) scheme, an unlicensed builder has been sentenced under the Crimes Act 1961. Today in the Christchurch District Court, Rodney … Read more »

Solar power provides off-grid options

Press Release – Bayleys

Looking to the sky for energy solutions is no longer something for daydreamers as more rural landowners consider solar energy as a means for powering their farms and lifestyle blocks. Read more »

Maori Council calls housing crisis a disgrace

Press Release – Maori Council

These people need to get a hotel room and get the housing crisis sorted. Maori are sick and tired, as are all New Zealanders, of the incessant blame game of who didnt do what when they said they were going to it. Matthew Tukaki, Executive … Read more »

Award-winning eco lodge with underwater observatory for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

An award-winning waterfront eco lodge and hospitality venue which operates one of only two underwater aquatic observatories in New Zealand has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Government’s state housing targets out of touch with needs

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Figures showing that the housing waiting list has reached a record 14,500 households demonstrates that the Governments investment towards building new state housing is inadequate and needs reviewing. Auckland Action Against Poverty is calling on … Read more »

Govt is all excuses and no solutions on housing

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Labour should be ashamed of the fact its poor housing policies have seen the number of people waiting for state houses explode to almost 14,500 on its watch, Nationals Associate Housing spokesperson Simon OConnor says. New Zealanders want housing … Read more »

Bell Gully advises on Porirua public housing partnership

Press Release – Bell Gully

Bell Gully advised Kinga Ora Homes and Communities and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development on the successful western Porirua public housing partnership signed with Ngti Toa at Takapwhia Marae on 28 November 2019. The firms team … Read more »

Pioneering settler farm and homestead placed on the market

Press Release – Bayleys

Oakdale is situated only a short walk or drive from the historic Puhoi village community, its legendary watering hole and within 35 minutes of central Auckland. Read more »

Make Sure “Hot Property” Doesn’t Burn You

Press Release – Ali Jones

Make Sure Hot Property Doesnt Burn You People looking to bag a bargain in Christchurch should be very careful they are not buying into an earthquake damage nightmare. Insurance claimant advocate, Ali Jones, says St Albans, Richmond and Edgeware … Read more »

Shaping the future of Waitārere Beach

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is inviting residents of Waitrere Beach to help shape the future of their community. Read more »

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