Housing Headlines

Taking of Reserves Part of National housing programme

Press Release – Save Our Reserves

POINT ENGLAND DEVELOPMENT ENABLING BILL PRESS RELEASE: FROM SAVE OUR RESERVES Taking of Reserves Part of National housing programme We are extremely disappointed that the Development Enabling Bill to allow housing on the Point England Reserve has passed … Read more »

Questions and Answers – May 24

Press Release – Hansard

CHRIS HIPKINS (LabourRimutaka) : I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. I would like to raise an issue with you that I would like you to take away and give some further consideration to. It has come to my attention that a number of select committees … Read more »

Action needed on poverty, housing and sustainability

Press Release – Public Health Association

24 May 2017 Budget 2017: Action needed on poverty, housing and sustainability Budget 2017 urgently needs to address the housing crisis, child poverty and environmental sustainability says Keriata Stuart, of the Public Health Association. Without … Read more »

Council scoops two awards for its social housing

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councils social housing department, City Housing, recently won two awards at the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) regional awards for the refurbishment of the Kotuku Apartments in Kilbirnie. Read more »

Salvation Army: Budget For Social Change Needed

Press Release – Salvation Army

The 2017 Budget to be released on Thursday must reduce the level of social need in New Zealand says The Salvation Army. Read more »

Pensioner Housing Stock Transfer

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council selected a preferred stock transfer partner for its pensioner housing portfolio at a Council meeting on Tuesday the 23rd of May 2017. Read more »

Progress on Pt England housing development

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Progress on Pt England housing development Legislation enabling a housing development at Point England and progress on Ngti Paoas historical Treaty settlement has passed its second reading by 62-43, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith … Read more »

Families must feature in Budget 2017

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Families must feature in Budget 2017 Source: Child Poverty Action Group — In 2017 far too many families have neither a warm safe home nor sufficient money after rent for necessities to enable their children to thrive. CPAG expects changes to Working … Read more »

Tenants’ liability for damage

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation is pleased that Government is taking action to remedy the situation of tenants not being responsible for damage they accidently cause in rental properties, says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZPIF Read more »

Questions and Answers – May 23

Press Release – Hansard

1. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI (National) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received on the economy, ahead of Thursday’s Budget announcement? Read more »

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