Auckland Unitary Plan

21 Feb 17, 12:09pm
Credit rating agency warns of impact from banks' tightening commercial property lending standards as Auckland Unitary Plan opens increased building options
14 Feb 17, 11:07am
Building and Construction Minister Smith says getting better estimates of NZ housing shortage is tough without becoming Soviet-style economy
13 Feb 17, 5:50pm
PM English welcomes Auckland unitary plan ruling; Eyes development on govt land in Mt Roskill, Avondale and South Auckland in addition to existing projects
8 Feb 17, 4:02pm
NZ house prices look to have peaked, Joyce says as Treasury warns borrowers on rising interest rates; Greens eye BC-style stamp duty
22 Jan 17, 7:02am
Mt Albert by-election reveals extent to which Labour and the Greens see eye-to-eye, as they set their sights on National
19 Jan 17, 11:58am
Matthew Paetz, Auckland planning manager of The Property Group, calls for a US-style solution to Auckland's housing woes
10 Dec 16, 8:20am
Paul Glass argues New Zealand should target a desired rate of population so we can plan for the necessary infrastructure and housing required rather than trying to play catch up
12 Nov 16, 5:02am
RBNZ concerned range of challenges facing the construction industry will limit high density building and intensification in Auckland
10 Oct 16, 8:02am
Finance Minister signals significant ramping up of house building on Housing NZ Corp land in Auckland; says Govt will be major provider of "medium density, medium-priced" housing in Auckland; suggests Govt may spend on housing rather than tax cuts
1 Oct 16, 9:17am
Geoff Simmons wants Auckland to just get on with the Unitary Plan, says there are no loss of 'rights' involved, the 'heritage' claims are a smokescreen, and the delays kneecap tomorrow's heritage
28 Sep 16, 4:43pm
Auckland building consents could be delayed as appeals against the new Unitary Plan grind their way through the courts
25 Sep 16, 10:26pm
Country's biggest house builder says Auckland housing crisis requires major Government investment to fund housing, infrastructure; also calls for Council action and for MUDs to be considered; Housing NZ sees scope for 30,000 new Auckland homes
16 Sep 16, 3:18pm
Auckland Council says about 30 legal challenges made against Unitary Plan decisions as deadline nears
9 Sep 16, 9:40am
The Reserve Bank's 40% deposit rule for investors already seems like yesterday's all eyes are on the proposed debt-to-income ratios
6 Sep 16, 2:46pm
The Reserve Bank is indicating that some - unnamed - banks have deliberately tightened internal credit policies by applying a more restrictive approach to LVR rules than necessary
5 Sep 16, 3:25pm
RBNZ decides to further extend the exemption from LVR rules for newly constructed homes to assist in creation of new housing stock
28 Aug 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues a land tax and/or targeted rates would change the expectations of unending tax-free capital gains with low holding costs that is driving a frenzy of land-banking in Auckland
19 Aug 16, 6:46pm
Auckland Council's 'decision version' of the Unitary Plan, including maps, notified and open to appeal through the court
15 Aug 16, 3:19pm
Auckland Council says Unitary Plan to provide for more than 400,000 new homes to meet the demands of Auckland’s growth over the next 30 years
14 Aug 16, 10:35am
Brendon Harre and David Lupton set out the case for more, and more variety of intensive housing options in New Zealand's urban areas


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