Housing Headlines

Little Bill will do little for healthier homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Labours Bill purporting to make homes healthier would delay the Governments requirements for landlords to insulate their rental homes by three years, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

UnitedFuture to support Second Reading of Healthy Homes Bill

Press Release – United Future

UnitedFuture to support Second Reading of Healthy Homes Bill – Dunne UnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dunne has today announced his support for the Second Reading of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill in the name of Andrew Little. “Last year, I … Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 26

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Social Development, MinisterStatements 1. JACINDA ARDERN (Deputy LeaderLabour) to the Minister for Social Development : Does she stand by her statement yesterday that the Ministry of Social Development … Read more »

LGNZ Set to Use Ratepayer Money to Lobby for “Cat Tax”

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

LGNZ set to use ratepayer money to lobby for “cat tax” ratepayers don’t want Read more »

Transformation Taita wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Hutt City Councils project to transform the lives of young people in the high-deprivation suburb of Taita was recognised at the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards gala dinner last night. Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 25

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Prime MinisterStatements 1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (LeaderNZ First) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements on the Todd Barclay matter; if so, how? Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH (Prime Minister) : Yes. … Read more »

Oral Questions – 25 July 2017

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements on the Todd Barclay matter; if so, how? Read more »

Strong support from medical community for Healthy Homes Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Strong support from medical community for Healthy Homes Bill More than a thousand medical professionals, medical students, and other New Zealanders have shown their support for Labours Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, says Leader of the Opposition … Read more »

Poor communication behind financial service complaints

Press Release – Financial Service Complaints Limited

Financial Services Complaints Limited (FSCL) says many of the complaints it investigates stem from poor communication between financial services providers and their clients. FSCLs latest annual results show a 21% increase in enquiries and complaints compared … Read more »

Strong Support for New Home Quality Verification Tool

Press Release – Green Building Council

25 July 2017 – With the launch of the biggest update and overhaul to the Homestar standard since it was first introduced in 2010, the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is making it easier for the building and construction sector to lift and … Read more »

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