Housing Headlines

Justin Lester announces post election summit

Press Release – Justin Lester

Wellington mayoral candidate Justin Lester has announced his intention to hold a post election summit within six weeks of the local body elections to build consensus around a plan to grow Wellington under his mayoralty. Read more »

Housing failures hurting businesses and workers

Press Release – Green Party

Widespread unease about the Governments handling of the housing crisis is a key theme of this years Mood of the Boardroom survey, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s weekly media advisory

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

The Friends of the taki River has been recognised at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards, winning the Heritage & Environment section. Read more »

Three sustainable builds showcased

Press Release – Green Building Council

A central Auckland office building and a Northland kura kaupapa have achieved New Zealand excellence Green Star ratings, and eight Housing New Zealand homes have achieved high Homestar ratings, in time to celebrate World Green Building Week 2016. Read more »

Community invited to New Brighton Regeneration Hub

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The community is invited to visit a new hub in New Brighton Mall to take part in the areas regeneration, talk about local matters and find out more about plans for the east. Read more »

Nelson: No Council Vote to Be Held on Southern Link Study

Press Release – Stephen Alder

Nelson City Council candidate Stephen Alder is warning people not to base their election choices on the Southern Link after receiving confirmation that NZTA will not be asking the council to vote on the controversial proposal. Read more »

Stephen Berry’s Guide to Voting Auckland 2016

Press Release – Stephen Berry

Auckland had the lowest voter turnout in the country in 2013. One of the reasons for this will be general apathy but with the various wards, local boards, district licensing boards to vote for and the difficulty knowing just who the candidates are … Read more »

Waikato Vital Signs 2016 launch events announced

Press Release – Momentum Waikato

Members of the Waikato community are invited to attend one of four October events to hear about the findings of the recent Waikato Vital Signs 2016 project, where community priorities for action were identified for Waikato District, Hamilton City, … Read more »

Property Institute wants LVR exemption for first home buyers

Press Release – New Zealand Property Institute

Property Institute wants LVR exemption for first home buyers Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, has repeated his call for the Reserve Bank to exempt first home buyers from the Loan-to-value restrictions following news … Read more »

Annual Report profiles a positive Capital City

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Annual Report profiles a positive Capital City Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says it has been a privilege to lead the Capital for the past six years and that Wellington is now an even more progressive, smart and diverse city, which is flourishing and growing. … Read more »

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