Housing Headlines

Rejuvenation of Strathmore Park

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council, along with Housing New Zealand and the New Zealand Police, is supporting a community-led rejuvenation of Strathmore Park. Read more »

Good progress in two years of Housing Accord

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Auckland Housing Accord is freeing up land faster for housing and helping drive increasing momentum in residential construction, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown said today in releasing the second year monitoring … Read more »

Wellington Airport’s runway extension

Press Release – PropertyNZ

Property Council welcomes a new report into extending Wellington International Airports runway as strong evidence of a compelling business case for the project. Read more »

ILV Community Meetings

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

EQC is holding community meetings for homeowners who have been advised whether or not their property qualifies for Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability (ILV) land damage. Read more »

Expat Kiwis keen to return to NZ

Press Release – Colmar Brunton

Home is looking sweeter for Kiwi expats, with a growing number planning to return to New Zealand according to a global census by Kea and Colmar Brunton. Read more »

NZGBC members celebrated at Sustainable Business Awards

Press Release – NZGBC

NZGBC members celebrated at Sustainable Business Network Awards Two members of the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) were recognised for environmental leadership at the annual NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards earlier this evening [subs: … Read more »

Strong public support for increasingly smoke-free Wellington

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors will hear the results of a survey on extending Wellingtons outdoor smoke-free areas at this weeks Community Sport and Recreation committee meeting. Read more »

Industry agreed dairy housing standards released

Press Release – Dairy NZ

The first industry agreed set of good practice standards around the design and construction of dairy housing structures in New Zealand has been released by DairyNZ and the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). Read more »

Wellington’s plan for growth a winner

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councils proactive approach to planning for growth has been recognised with a New Zealand Planning Institute award. The citys new Urban Growth Plan has won the NZPI Wellington branchs Geok Ling Phang Memorial Award for 2015. The town … Read more »

Dunedin’s plan must enable growth by flexibility

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council Otago Chapter is concerned that Dunedin City Councils (DCC) Second Generation District Plan (2GP) has too many impractical and prescriptive policies and rules. Read more »

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