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Gibbston Valley Development Attracts ‘Unprecedented’ Levels Of Interest

Press Release – Harcourts Queenstown

Gibbston Valley Lodge & Spa Homes and sections in a multi-million-dollar piece of paradise in Queenstowns idyllic Gibbston Valley have attracted unprecedented levels of enquiry since launching this week. Would-be buyers … Read more »

A Year Of Mahi And Milestones

Press Release – Otautahi Community Housing Trust

Despite the challenges presented by Covid-19 and lockdowns this year, one of the countrys leading social housing providers has achieved a number of significant milestones. Chief Executive of the tautahi Community Housing Trust, Cate Kearney … Read more »

New Northland Roundabouts Open In Time For Christmas

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Holiday traffic will flow more easily through three new roundabouts in Northland, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says. The new roundabout at Puketona Junction at the intersection of SH10 and SH11 went live last night, while those at Waipapa on … Read more »

National Rents Increase By 21 Per Cent In 5 Years

Press Release – Trade Me Property

New Zealands national median weekly rental price finished off the year 21 per cent higher than it was at the end of 2015 according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson Logan Mudge said the national median … Read more »

Oyster Industrial To Grow

Press Release – Oyster Property Group

Leading New Zealand commercial property fund manager Oyster will re-open the industrial fund, Oyster Industrial Limited. Oyster Industrial was launched in October 2019, initially acquiring two recently built industrial properties in Wiri, Auckland. The … Read more »

Far North Open For Christmas Holidays As SH1 Opens Through The Mangamuka Gorge

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The first vehicles in five months have driven safely through the Mangamuka Gorge on State Highway 1, five months after it was closed by slips in a 1-in-500 year rain event. The road opened just after midday today, and will be open for just over three … Read more »

Every Little Helps: Changes To Rates Remissions To Better Meet Needs Of Ratepayers

Press Release – Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has today (Thursday 17 December) voted to approve a series of changes to rates remissions, and agreed that they be consulted on in the 2021-31 Long-Term Plan. The changes come after Nelson City Council voted unanimously in April … Read more »

Nelson City Council Removes Minimum Parking Requirements To Free More Land For Housing

Press Release – Nelson City Council

From 1 January 2021 new developments in Nelson will no longer be required to provide minimum parking facilities, following approval by Nelson City Council at its meeting on 17 December. Under the current rules of the Nelson Resource Management Plan (NRMP), … Read more »

New Rating Valuations For Marlborough District

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District property owners will soon receive a 2020 Notice of Rating Valuation in the post with an updated rating value for their property. The new rating valuations have been prepared for 27,118 properties on behalf of the Marlborough District Council … Read more »

Get Ready To Drive Through The Mangamuka Gorge From Midday, 18 December

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Holidaymakers heading to the Far North for Christmas can make plans to go by the shortest route on State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge. The road will open to light vehicles for the first time in five months at Midday on Friday, 18 December. … Read more »

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