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Housing New Zealand

NZ dollar hits 34-month high, as New Zealand becomes the first developed country with investment-grade debt to receive a credit rating upgrade since COVID-19 hit
22nd Feb 21, 5:43pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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NZ dollar hits 34-month high, as New Zealand becomes the first developed country with investment-grade debt to receive a credit rating upgrade since COVID-19 hit
Government gives Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities the green light to more than double its debt to $7 billion; Housing NZ to issue $2.5 billion of bonds this year
17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Government gives Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities the green light to more than double its debt to $7 billion; Housing NZ to issue $2.5 billion of bonds this year
Auckland Council development agency Panuku highlights potential risks amidst a softening property market
24th Oct 19, 4:17pm
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Auckland Council development agency Panuku highlights potential risks amidst a softening property market
Report by Auckland Council development arm Panuku shines a light on Auckland's property market and the financial pressures developers are facing
21st Sep 19, 9:30am
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Report by Auckland Council development arm Panuku shines a light on Auckland's property market and the financial pressures developers are facing
A growing Auckland is producing 700,000 tonnes of waste a year from construction and demolition creating a big challenge for Auckland Council
10th Aug 19, 9:56am
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A growing Auckland is producing 700,000 tonnes of waste a year from construction and demolition creating a big challenge for Auckland Council
Creation of Government's new urban development authority behind schedule and causing concerns for Auckland Council
6th Aug 19, 8:25pm
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Creation of Government's new urban development authority behind schedule and causing concerns for Auckland Council
Government's planned housing and urban development reforms fuel tensions with Auckland Council
25th Jul 19, 9:37am
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Government's planned housing and urban development reforms fuel tensions with Auckland Council
Council development agency Panuku shows its hand in Auckland's property market 
2nd May 19, 4:34pm
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Council development agency Panuku shows its hand in Auckland's property market 
The Government must decide whether to accept a NZ Super Fund offer to build, fund and own Auckland's light rail project
9th Apr 19, 10:28am
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The Government must decide whether to accept a NZ Super Fund offer to build, fund and own Auckland's light rail project
New Auckland Council and government working group to address housing and urban growth issues gets ready for action
4th Mar 19, 5:01pm
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New Auckland Council and government working group to address housing and urban growth issues gets ready for action
David Hargreaves says the Government should broaden its line of attack in the fight against the country's housing problems
18th Feb 19, 3:20pm
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David Hargreaves says the Government should broaden its line of attack in the fight against the country's housing problems
David Hargreaves adds his voice to those exhorting the Government to keep its nerve on plans to build more houses
7th Feb 19, 10:54am
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David Hargreaves adds his voice to those exhorting the Government to keep its nerve on plans to build more houses
Around 230 more first home buyers expected to qualify for Housing New Zealand grants a year, and 10 for Welcome Home Loans under scheme tweaks
18th Dec 18, 11:46am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Around 230 more first home buyers expected to qualify for Housing New Zealand grants a year, and 10 for Welcome Home Loans under scheme tweaks
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to regroup over the holiday period and come back with a more clearly articulated plan for its flagship housing policy
11th Dec 18, 11:16am
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David Hargreaves says the Government needs to regroup over the holiday period and come back with a more clearly articulated plan for its flagship housing policy
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
2nd Dec 18, 12:42pm
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Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
David Hargreaves sees obvious potential conflicts of interest and purpose emerging within the so-called housing and urban development authority
27th Nov 18, 10:49am
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David Hargreaves sees obvious potential conflicts of interest and purpose emerging within the so-called housing and urban development authority
Phil Twyford progresses Nick Smith's plans to give central government the power cut through local planning rules to develop major urban housing projects
24th Nov 18, 11:01am
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Phil Twyford progresses Nick Smith's plans to give central government the power cut through local planning rules to develop major urban housing projects
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
17th Nov 18, 2:43pm
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Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
28th Aug 18, 7:16am
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Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
Government plans to add 3554 houses to Auckland's public housing stocks by June 2020
13th Mar 18, 2:20pm
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Government plans to add 3554 houses to Auckland's public housing stocks by June 2020
Housing Minister says 2500 Christchurch state houses due to be sold by mid next year will now be retained
20th Dec 17, 1:21pm
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Housing Minister says 2500 Christchurch state houses due to be sold by mid next year will now be retained
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
25th Aug 17, 9:38am
by Guest
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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
Social Housing Register waiting list hits new record high in June; Amy Adams says rising rents partly to blame but AS boost could help; Labour's Twyford highlights NZ homelessness as worst in OECD
21st Jul 17, 12:38pm
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Social Housing Register waiting list hits new record high in June; Amy Adams says rising rents partly to blame but AS boost could help; Labour's Twyford highlights NZ homelessness as worst in OECD
Has the Government's Welcome Home Loan scheme under-performed because of banks' relaxed credit policies?
2nd Jul 17, 8:41am
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Has the Government's Welcome Home Loan scheme under-performed because of banks' relaxed credit policies?
Adams defends govt's Auckland house building programme as doing what it can on 5% of land, says onus is on private land-owners; Labour's Twyford attacks National's credibility on number of 'affordable' homes to be built
1st Jun 17, 5:02am
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Adams defends govt's Auckland house building programme as doing what it can on 5% of land, says onus is on private land-owners; Labour's Twyford attacks National's credibility on number of 'affordable' homes to be built