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Have rising residential property values left you better or worse off financially?

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Rents rise faster in Christchurch than Auckland

Rents in some parts of Christchurch have risen more than 60% over five years, leaving Auckland rents in their dust

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; HCNZ moves home loan rates 1 bp, home loan approvals slow, payout forecasts cut, poll surprise, US dollar surges

What happened today

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; the best public service, Ralph replaces Ralph, IAG getting its reward, inflation under control, surplus safe, NZD falls

What happened Monday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; HSBC ends mortgage specials, service sector expands faster, farm and lifestyle block sales, no inflation yet, swap rates fall

What happened Friday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday

What happened Thursday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday

What happened Wednesday

A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; Govt, BNZ tackle loan sharks, electronic card spending rises, Japan's economy shrinks & more