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Changes To Dog Control Bylaw And Policy Will Help Address Welfare Concerns

Press Release – Waikato District Council

  Waikato District Council is reviewing its Dog Control Bylaw and Policy and wants feedback from the community on the proposed changes. The bylaw outlines Councils regulations and management plan for dog ownership and recreational dog … Read more »

Anderson Lloyd Assisting Southern Response Earthquake Claimants Entitled To Further Compensation

Press Release – Anderson Lloyd

New Zealand law firm Anderson Lloyd has launched a fixed-fee service to act for people who settled with Southern Response who are now entitled to a top up payment. It is estimated up to 3,000 homeowners may be entitled to further compensation where … Read more »

Continued Growth In Volume Of New Home Consents

Press Release – New Zealand Government

In the year ended October 2021, 47,715 new homes were consented, up 26 per cent from the October 2020 year. In October 2021, 4,043 new dwellings were consented Canterburys new homes consented numbers rose 31% to higher than post-earthquake peak. New home … Read more »

More Focus On Much Needed Pasifika Home Ownership

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Habitat for Humanity Northern Region and Auckland based Penina Trust are pleased to announce a partnership to improve home ownership for Pasifika communities in South Auckland. As an experienced Progressive Home Ownership (PHO) provider, Habitat are … Read more »

Social Agencies, Priority One Meet On Employment Issues

Press Release – SociaLink

Young people and those with disabilities face many difficulties in gaining employment, a meeting of social agencies, Priority One and other agencies heard in Tauranga last week. The meeting, organised by social agency umbrella group SociaLink, Priority … Read more »

Delivered: 1,000 Extra Transitional Homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has delivered the next 1,000 transitional housing places it promised, as part of its work to reduce homelessness. Read more »

Community Housing Supply Boosted By $200m Impact Investment Joint Venture

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing sector peak body, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) is celebrating the news of a joint venture between Positive Capital, global investors Alvarium and KiwiSaver provider Pathfinder which will see 200 million dollars of funding become … Read more »

Not Many Mega-landlords

Press Release – NZ Property Investors’ Federation

A Sunday Star Times article today claims that New Zealand is owned by a group of mega landlords and not the mum and dad landlords owning one or two rentals. However, the numbers do not appear to add up. The article states that the study included … Read more »

More Accessible Public Transport Planned For Greater Wellington

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Building thriving urban communities around public transport hubs at Waterloo, Porirua and around the Wellington region has been set as a priority for future work to strengthen Metlinks network. Locations were approved yesterday by Greater Wellingtons … Read more »

Ngāti Kahungunu To Lead Affordable Housing Development In Napier

Press Release – Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Plans for the development and construction of over 600 homes in Napier, led by local iwi Ngti Kahungunu, have been announced today. Ngti Kahungunu owned K3 Kahungunu Property (K3) is in discussions with the Crown to purchase and develop land on Riverbend … Read more »

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