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Govt responds to Tax Working Group report

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government today released its response to the recommendations of the independent Tax Working Group report. Read more »

Govt will not implement a Capital Gains Tax

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Groups recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today. Read more »

Wiping of debt for HNZ tenants step towards justice

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

The Government’s announcement that it will wipe the Ministry of Social Development debt accumulated as a result of wrongful evictions because of methamphetamine contamination policies is a step towards justice. Auckland Action Against Poverty welcomes this … Read more »

Government wipes debt for HNZ meth testing tenants

Press Release – New Zealand Government

People living in Housing New Zealand (HNZ) properties who were wrongly evicted because of flawed methamphetamine contamination policies will have their related debts with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) written off. Read more »

Quarterly rental update: Slight up in some Auckland prices

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Following more than a year of slower-paced rent rises, the start of 2019 has seen a bounce in weekly rent increases in some parts of the Auckland market. The market segments with the highest quarterly year-on-year increases include two and three-bedroom … Read more »

Smarter government faster for Housing NZ Corporation

Press Release – iViis

Technology from software company iViis is helping Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZ) manage their portfolio of over 60,000 homes smarter and faster than before. Read more »

Is it time to break free from your home loan rate?

Press Release – Canstar

With average home loan rates dropping across all major lenders, many Kiwis currently on fixed rates may be considering whether it is financially prudent to pay a break fee, in order to save long term. In research released today, Canstar has shown that … Read more »

Central NZ businesses oppose capital gains tax

Press Release – Business Central

Businesses in central New Zealand are opposed to the introduction of a capital gains tax, according to a survey by Wellington Regional Chambers of Commerce and Business Central. Read more »

A Stronger Pulse in the Market

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 144 more lifestyle property sales (+9.8%) for the three months ended March 2019 than for the three months ended February 2019. Overall, there were 1,612 lifestyle … Read more »

PM’s Post-Cab 15/4/19: No Comment

Article – The Scoop Team

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference, 15 April 2019: Not Talking About The Budget Or Kiwi ISIS Captive Read more »

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