Housing Headlines

Reluctant support from HBRC to Urban Development Strategy

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Reluctant support from HBRC to Urban Development Strategy Hawkes Bay Regional Council has today given its reluctant support to a strategy aimed at managing urban development on the Heretaunga Plains, but has signalled it is not happy with the … Read more »

Council to invest $6.5 million in Papaioea Place

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council is to spend $6.5 million on building 48 modern, eco-friendly homes for social housing tenants at Papaioea Place. Council confirmed on Monday that the project would go ahead. Read more »

The European Commission, Google and Anti-Competition

Opinion – Binoy Kampmark

Googles practices have deprived millions of European consumers of the full benefits of competition, genuine choice and innovation. Read more »

Homelessness: A View From The United States

Article – Jan Rivers

There is a poem well known to UK baby boomers called The Naming of Parts . Its by Henry Reed who was a conscript to the army in the Second World War and his famous poem describes learning to use a rifle which was missing many of the parts actually … Read more »

Why our current system can’t deliver affordable housing

Opinion – Mike Fox

At the recent Community Housing Aotearoa conference in Wellington Mike Fox provided a short presentation outlining why the construction industry is finding it impossible to supply affordable housing. Read more »

Wellington City Council signs off Annual Budget

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have unanimously voted to pass this years annual plan, which delivers major investments while keeping rates well below forecast. Read more »

Homelessness: A View From The United States

Article – Jan Rivers

There is a poem well known to UK baby boomers called The Naming of Parts . Its by Henry Reed who was a conscript to the army in the Second World War and his famous poem describes learning to use a rifle which was missing many of the parts actually … Read more »

CROWN-MĀORI RELATIONSHIP EVOLVES AS $50B INDUSTRY GROWS

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Continued growth in the Mori economy off the back of what has been a tumultuous Treaty settlement process will see more active participation of iwi groups in New Zealands domestic M&A market, Chapman Tripp says. Read more »

Point England housing Bill passed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The passage of the Point England Development Enabling Bill through Parliament this evening will benefit Auckland with additional housing, help resolve Ngti Paoas Treaty claim and improve the local environment and recreation facilities, Building … Read more »

Southern Response Chief Executive steps down

Press Release – Southern Response Earthquake Services

Southern Response, the government-owned company settling Canterbury earthquake insurance claims, has confirmed today that Chief Executive Peter Jensen will be stepping down to take up a new role as Chief Executive of Addington Raceway in Christchurch. Read more »

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