Housing Headlines

Fair tax for KiwiSaver funds a key election issue

Press Release – Financial Services Council

In this election year the parties need to say how they will reduce the unfair over-taxation of KiwiSaver funds that prevents most New Zealand employees from achieving a comfortable retirement. Read more »

Select Committees – for 14 April to 17 April 2014

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

There were 15 committee meetings, all in the parliamentary complex. Read more »

St Augustine’s Church registered

Press Release – Heritage New Zealand

The historic importance of a Devonport church has been recognised by the countrys lead heritage agency. Read more »

Wheels at Washington as skate park opens

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Bikers, skaters and scooter riders can test out their wheels with todays opening of the third and final phase of Washington Way Reserve Skate Park. The $3.5 million development of the park includes three skate bowls, half-pipes, ramps, steps and … Read more »

Veterans And Victims To Be Priority

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

After a two week adjournment, the Government intends to give priority to the Veterans’ Support Bill , Deputy Leader of the House Anne Tolley said today. Read more »

Govt plan for community input into residential red zone

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has welcomed Prime Minister John Keys announcement today of a community participation process for the public to have a say on the future use of the residential red zone. Read more »

Wellington’s biggest property competition

Press Release – Nouvo

Rachel Smart has pocketed $20 000 in prizes as part of one of Wellingtons biggest property competitions. Ms Smart received a $12 000 discount off a Nouvo home and a $5 000 interior design package. Read more »

Council’s plan for the provision of swimming pools

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Councils Community Committee yesterday, Tuesday 15 April 2014, received a draft review of the Aquatic Facilities Plan. Recreation and Sports Unit Manager, John Filsell, says the review covered the nature and condition of Councils … Read more »

The Christchurch Rebuild – Gaining Momentum

Speech – New Zealand Government

Thank you to everybody attending today, and thanks to the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce for hosting this event. Read more »

Questions and Answers – April 16

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does he have confidence in the Hon Judith Collins and her handling of her relationship with Oravida Ltd? Read more »

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