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Selwyn Foundation To Give Up To $100 Million To Vulnerable Seniors Following Agreement With Metlifecare

Press Release – Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation plans to increase its charitable giving to a target of $100 million over the next 10 years, following the proposed transfer of half of its retirement village capacity to Metlifecare. The proceeds of this sale will be ethically invested … Read more »

No Place Like Home – Blenheim Housing Preference Study

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Marlborough District Council has commissioned a survey to investigate what is important to Blenheim households when choosing a place to live. The results from the survey will help Marlborough District Council plan for the kinds of houses the town needs … Read more »

Industry Veterans Share Property Council’s Highest Award

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Two of the property industrys most respected leaders have been honoured as this years Property Council New Zealand Members Laureate, a lifetime membership awarded once a year at the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property … Read more »

Landmark PwC Tower Reigns Supreme At The Property Industry Awards

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Precinct Properties landmark 97,500 sqm PwC Tower, part of the mixed-use Commercial Bay development, has won the Supreme Award at the 2021 Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards. The Property Industry Awards are … Read more »

OCR Hike Won’t Put Renters Off Buying First-homes

Press Release – Century 21

Another OCR rise wont dent the enthusiasm. Thats because for the likes of first-home buyers paying a mortgage remains comparable, or even cheaper, than paying the record-high rents were seeing nationwide, says Tim Kearins, Owner … Read more »

Eye Spy: Construction Starts On Bridge Arch

Press Release – NZTA

Stretching 11 metres into the sky, people wont have to look hard to see the new structure appearing on the horizon over the next few months, as part of the Old Mngere Bridge Replacement project. <img src=”” … Read more »

Lowlife Kainga Ora Tenants Should Be Booted Out

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the revelation that Kainga Ora has not evicted a single tenant since 2018 , with gang member tenants terrorising neighbours, New Zealand Taxpayers Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: These ingrates need to be booted out. That … Read more »

Every Story Counts – Housing Survey Helping To Build Strong Case For Change

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Council is calling on the community to complete a housing survey as part of its work to assess the districts current and emerging housing and social needs. The quick and easy survey, which is anonymous, asks people to share their current housing … Read more »

Hutt City Council Opposes Urban Development Bill In Current Form

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has expressed concerns about the Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters Bill in a submission to Parliaments Environment Committee, saying it undermines progress made and planning done in Lower Hutt. “Hutt City Council welcomes cross-party … Read more »

Lure Of Lifestyle Shines A Spotlight On Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – Bayleys

Pandemic fatigue and freed up ways of working have seen record numbers of Kiwis flock to Hawkes Bay in the past year, lured by the promise of a better lifestyle. <img src=”” … Read more »

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