Housing Headlines

Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. Read more »

Queenstown’s first female sales team

Press Release – Sotheby’s International Realty

Premium real estate agency New Zealand Sothebys International Realty (NZSIR) welcomes Queenstowns first female real estate sales team later this year. Read more »

PSA Launches Progressive Thinking on Housing Booklet

Press Release – PSA

WHAT: The launch of the PSAs Progressive Thinking: ten perspectives on housing; a booklet featuring ten leading authors, academics and campaigners writing journalistically on a range of topics in housing. It includes contributions from Alan Johnson (Salvation … Read more »

Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Housing supply in the Nelson-Tasman region has received a major boost with the establishment of 20 new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with capacity for 1700 homes, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. Read more »

Social Housing Minister stifles debate on critical issues

Press Release – State Housing Action

Social Housing Minister Amy Adams is refusing all requests to front up and justify the National governments plan to sell 2,500 state houses in Christchurch after the election. Read more »

UBI could increase human well-being and help save the planet

Article – Joseph Cederwall

Anthropologist Jason Hickel believes basic income could be part of the solution to this problem of the pervasiveness of the growth mentality. He presents UBI as forming part of a strategy of “planned de-growth,” which he believes will “increase … Read more »

Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labours comprehensive plan to fix the housing crisis and ensure theres enough state housing, means we wont be paying through the nose for emergency accommodation like the current Government has to, says Labours Social Development spokesperson … Read more »

Big site opposite Sylvia Park for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A 3.2 hectare freehold site opposite the Sylvia Park shopping centre in Mt Wellington, Aucland is up for sale offering multiple future options for the next owner. Read more »

Augusta sells industrial property for $36.8m

Press Release – Bayleys

In one of the biggest industrial property transactions of the year, a 4.48ha freehold site at 100 Carbine Road, Mt Wellington with 29,526 sq m of buildings has sold for $36.8 million. Read more »

Canterbury claimants should contact insurer

Press Release – Insurance Council

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) today urged residential Canterbury customers to contact their insurer if they have an outstanding 2010/2011 earthquake claim and are unsure on how the Limitation Act will affect them. Back in 2015, ICNZ advised … Read more »

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