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Thursday, 28 May 2015
Labour takes aim at convention centre's pillars
09:02 | 28/5/15
Labour's latest gripe with SkyCity's downsized international convention centre is that it will have pillars which will block views and get in people's way.
University of Auckland unfazed by housing costs
05:48 | 27/5/15
The University of Auckland says it is not worried the city's expensive housing will cause it to lose students.
Opportunity knocks for first-home buyers
09:00 | 26/5/15
With the inclusion of member tax credits, first-home buyers have potentially thousands more dollars in their withdrawal.
Labour slams Govt plan to build on Crown land
06:09 | 26/5/15
The Government's plan to open up public land to help with the Auckland housing crisis is under attack, with revelations the land includes a power substation site.
Straw house borrows old-world techniques
07:17 | 25/5/15
At Kinloch, not far from Taupo, is a house that's borrowed old-world techniques from Europe and America to create a house that is almost part of the land itself.
English: Foreign buyers 'not main property driver'
12:00 | 23/5/15
Finance Minister Bill English is sceptical about claims foreign buyers are driving the Auckland property market, and says supply remains the main factor.
Budget 2015: Crown land housing development due 6 months
02:01 | 21/5/15
The Government wants its first development agreement for housing on vacant Crown land in Auckland signed, sealed and delivered within six months.
Longest glass bridge spans Chinese canyon
12:46 | 20/5/15
If you're scared of heights, then China's newest glass bridge is maybe something you'd want to avoid.
Auckland's housing crisis: Are garden cities the answer?
07:06 | 20/5/15
One of London's solution to providing affordable housing is garden cities - so is it a model Auckland should be looking at?
Questions over trashed Christchurch state house
07:00 | 20/5/15
Used needles and drug paraphernalia lie in and around an abandoned house on a busy Christchurch street just 200 metres from a high school.
Labour warns of climbing average house price
06:17 | 19/5/15
The Labour says the average price of house in Auckland is on track to reach $1 million in 17 months.
Non-resident property buyer list likely
05:00 | 19/5/15
It is looking more likely the Govt will release a list of non-resident property buyers, with the PM saying it would be his preference to do it rather than a register.
Key: 'Bright line' property tax years in the making
09:33 | 18/5/15
John Key says he first suggested the new property 'bright line' tax to Inland Revenue "four or five years ago", but they've only recently come around to the idea.
Talk Money with Tony Field – May 18, 2014
08:49 | 18/5/15
Tony Field takes a look at the Government's new property tax, the Greens' new KiwiSaver policy and the NZ economy in the 1970s.
A little piece of heaven in Huntly
07:13 | 18/5/15
With jobs in Auckland, the Pilkington family thought they'd never be able to buy their own home, until they were introduced to the Huntly property market.
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