Housing Headlines

Improved court facilities for Waitakere

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Courts Minister Amy Adams says recent refurbishments and upgrades to the Waitakere District Court will improve court facilities and services for the people of Waitakere. Read more »

Graham’s Creek works handle recent rough weather

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

New flood protection works being carried out at Grahams Creek on the Coromandel have already been reaping benefits for the local community, including during last months major downpour which caused widespread problems. Read more »

DHB initiates legal proceedings regarding hospital plumbing

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) has initiated legal proceedings in the High Court in relation to the pinhole leaks discovered in the plumbing at Wellington Regional Hospital. Read more »

Home & Garden Show Expects Strong Numbers

Press Release – Jade Promotions

Organiser of the Waitakere Home & Garden Show, Daniel Joll, has released a statement confirming that he expects visitor numbers at the Show to grow in coming years after an article in the New Zealand Herald a fortnight ago, where Peter Jeffries, Chief … Read more »

Labour’s Bill would not have saved Emma-Lita Bourne

Press Release – NZ Property Investors’ Federation

Labour has used the extremely sad death of toddler Emma-Lita Bourne as a reason for introducing their Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, which passed its first reading last night. While well intentioned, Labours Bill would not have saved Emma-Lita, … Read more »

Strategies for growth help to secure momentum for BNZ

Press Release – BNZ

Strong underlying performance has seen the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) report a statutory net profit for its banking group1 of NZ$451 million for the half year to 31 March, 2016. Read more »

Building Better Homes Science Challenge launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today launched the Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge, which is tasked with conducting research to develop better housing and urban environments for New Zealanders in the 21st century. Read more »

Consent for Paekākāriki seawall

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Paekkriki residents are a step closer to having a new seawall on their beach now it has consent from Greater Wellington Regional Council. Read more »

Building a world class Auckland

Speech – Vic Crone

Vic Crone Candidate for Mayor of Auckland 4 May 2016 Speech to Committee for Auckland Read more »

Council assesses potential impact of flood model change

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Council assesses potential impact of flood model change Christchurch City Council investigations show a change in flood modelling for a small area of New Brighton potentially impacts five homes. Last week, the Council revised its flood modelling … Read more »

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