The comment stream
The quick and dirty solution is to ring-fence newly arrived property buyers If they wish to buy any...two otherguys Annual net migration headed for 50,000
When are we going to start petrol rationing? The oil intensity is driven by better fuel economy "average...profile Bernard's Top 10 at 10
Boatman Chinese shopping for Canterbury farms
Yep, that Russel as PM, David as his deputy.. as for Winston, Hone, Kim and Lilo they are just the boys and...Chairman Moa Home asking prices take a dip
Agree the Greens wouldn't get all their policies through. But, given they would be a major partner, would...fmr ca Key says Greens smoking pot on Budget
Boatman Annual net migration headed for 50,000
A Policy question for the Greens about housing these 50,000 new migrants in what could be between...Boatman Annual net migration headed for 50,000
Updated with this background: Treasury forecast in May that a rise in net migration to a peak of 41,500 by...Bernard Hickey Annual net migration headed for 50,000
Well they all need to take some ginkgo biloba herbal pills for memory, plus some of that little blue triangle...Chairman Moa Key says Greens smoking pot on Budget
waymad Labour eyes 36% rate for trusts and top earners
Champagne Charlie Come on Bill, at least tax the Rich fairly
Boatman 'Regions not being plundered for city benefit'
AberdeenDunedin 'Regions not being plundered for city benefit'
Simon (Some) Auckland rents take a hike
waymad 'Councils are to blame for sustained high house prices'
Sqaure P2P, the Walmart, Ryan Air or Trade Me of banking?
James007 Govt warns Auckland's NIMBYs
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Sales of NZ land to foreigners.
22% (53 votes)
Education & health.
9% (23 votes)
4% (9 votes)
Total voters: 245
The news stream
- National faces death by a 1,000 Whaledumps 188
- 'Hurry up and invest in property' 59
- Key says Greens smoking pot on Budget 54
- Greens eye bigger Budget surpluses 39
- Annual net migration headed for 50,000 33
- Less budget headroom for tax cuts 18
- 90 seconds at 9 am: Food commodity volatility 17
- New valuations a pointer to rates pain 16
- Bernard's Top 10 at 10 13
- Home asking prices take a dip 9