Government

18 Oct 17, 2:37pm
With no current Government and no permanent Reserve Bank Governor, there's potential for important decisions regarding housing to be left late
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28 Sep 17, 9:09am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; reiterates view that monetary policy will remain accommodative for a considerable period; notes recent construction sector weakness
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25 Sep 17, 3:47pm
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
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19 Sep 17, 12:01pm
The housing market is bearing up surprisingly well; the real question now is whether it will be 'left alone' or not after the election
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13 Sep 17, 1:19pm
The news organisation that broke the Todd Barclay story is reporting that National List MP Jian Yang has attracted the interest of our Security Intelligence Service; Yang says claims 'defamatory'
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11 Sep 17, 4:20pm
After years of hands-off tactics from central government, whatever hue of administration takes over after September 23 is likely to be more interventionist in the housing market
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4 Sep 17, 4:28pm
Latest figures suggest that the Auckland house building market is going to need a whole lot more than words and political posturing
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4 Sep 17, 12:35pm
National says new 'fit for purpose' urban planning laws separate from RMA would encourage more responsive planning and faster development
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4 Sep 17, 10:49am
Westpac economists point to recent softening in Auckland house building activity; dwelling consents numbers have 'flat-lined' at levels well short of those needed to keep up with population growth
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25 Aug 17, 10:02am
Mieke Welvaert of Infometrics on the Top 10 things to know about migration
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25 Aug 17, 9:38am
Alan Johnson says we must acknowledge that the value of state, or publicly-owned, housing is so much more than its balance sheet worth, and significant efforts must be put into increasing our publicly funded housing stock
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24 Aug 17, 8:19am
There needs to be an enduring solution found to the issue of ramping up - and indeed down - house building activity so that we are building the right numbers of houses for the market
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21 Aug 17, 2:01pm
ASB economists say the post-election Government will 'have the luxury of choice' when it comes to being able to spend; ANZ economists see 'a plentiful kitty for pork-barrel politics'
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21 Aug 17, 10:38am
A paper commissioned by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand says inequality threatens to put a fair share of the country’s prosperity out of reach of many New Zealanders
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16 Aug 17, 10:23am
Economics consultancy and forecaster Infometrics says NZ's net migration may actually be more like 80,000 per year; says ideal should be between 10,500 and 16,600 - but that could take seven years to achieve
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10 Aug 17, 12:17pm
David Hargreaves on RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler's final curtain call
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10 Aug 17, 9:09am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; still forecasting interest rate rises from late 2019 onwards; dollar gains slightly
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9 Aug 17, 4:10pm
David Hargreaves suggests the way the election is shaping up offers voters the ideal chance to 'cherry pick' various policies - particularly in areas of interest such as housing and immigration
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7 Aug 17, 2:55pm
David Hargreaves says the Auckland housing market has gone cold at exactly the wrong time. And does the sudden focus by politicians on our largest city's infrastructure imply a sense of defeat on housing?
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2 Aug 17, 7:36pm
Figures revealed by the Auckland Council show over 5,500 building consents were issued within the 154 SHAs, but 25 of the areas had no consent activity at all prior to being disestablished
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