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Advice On Tenants Moving Properties During COVID-19 Lockdown

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

If parties must move in extreme circumstances, they must exercise extreme caution, follow Ministry of Health guidelines and follow the Alert System when moving, says Tenancy Services Information and Education Manager Jennifer Sykes. If parties … Read more »

Stokes Valley Entry-level Investment Retail Plus Surplus Land Placed On The Market For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A strip of four retail premises collectively known as Valley Entrance Shops in the Lower Hutt suburb of Stokes Valley, have been placed on the market for sale with the added drawcard of bare land to the rear of the shops which holds development … Read more »

How The Government’s $6.8b Transport Spend-up Will Affect The Property Market

Press Release – Colliers International

Investment in transport is expected to invigorate development, and while there will be clear benefits for the property market, the work could also bring short-term disruption, labour shortages, construction cost increases and land speculation pressures Announced … Read more »

COVID-19: Rent Increase Freeze And More Protection For Tenants

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Immediate freeze on rent increases Tenancies will not be terminated during the lock-down period, unless the parties agree, or in limited circumstances Tenants who had previously given notice can stay in their if they need to stay in the tenancy … Read more »

Former Power Board Headquarters For Sale Sparks Interest From Current Property Investors

Press Release – Bayleys

The land and building which previously housed the administrative offices and works depot for a regional electrical power company have been placed on the market for sale. The two-storey property at 301 Pollen Street in Thames was purpose-built in … Read more »

Landmark Post Office building goes up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Part of Devonports history which was the seaside suburbs Post Office for over 50 years is up for sale offering options for both investors and owner occupiers. Read more »

Healthcare company’s head office for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

The land and buildings housing the New Zealand head office operations of one of the worlds largest healthcare companies has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Lockdown Was Necessary And Now Guaranteed Income Support And Protections Are Vital

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite union fully supports the governments move to a lockdown. We had so many emails, calls and messages from members genuinely fearful for their health and that of their families if they were forced to keep going to work said National Secretary … Read more »

Homeless Need To Be Included In Response To COVID-19

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Petition for a COVID-19 Emergency Housing Plan Auckland Action Against Poverty is urging the Government to introduce permanent measures to safeguard people from the effects of COVID-19 by ensuring everyone has a safe home to live in. Our homeless … Read more »

Council Announces Closure Of Public Facilities

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has confirmed today that community facilities will be closed to the public as a precaution to slow the spread of Covid-19. Facilities closed from tomorrow Monday 23 March include the Marlborough District Library in … Read more »

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