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Chris Bishop

Housing is too expensive and average prices need to fall even if it scares existing homeowners, Minister for Housing Chris Bishop says
17th Jun 24, 6:10pm
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Housing is too expensive and average prices need to fall even if it scares existing homeowners, Minister for Housing Chris Bishop says
NZ First leader Winston Peters says allowing more granny flats to be built would help make housing more affordable for families
17th Jun 24, 4:12pm
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NZ First leader Winston Peters says allowing more granny flats to be built would help make housing more affordable for families
Government confirms new motorways will be tolled as part of a broader shift to more privately-funded, user-pays infrastructure
14th Jun 24, 3:59pm
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Government confirms new motorways will be tolled as part of a broader shift to more privately-funded, user-pays infrastructure
Budget 2024 adds to existing infrastructure announcements to boost networks
30th May 24, 2:08pm
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Budget 2024 adds to existing infrastructure announcements to boost networks
Kāinga Ora will not accept any new applications for the First Home Grant which will be scrapped in Budget 2024
22nd May 24, 1:38pm
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Kāinga Ora will not accept any new applications for the First Home Grant which will be scrapped in Budget 2024
Crown housing agency may have to bid against private housing providers to secure funding for future state homes
21st May 24, 7:49am
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Crown housing agency may have to bid against private housing providers to secure funding for future state homes
Kāinga Ora would need a $21 billion cash injection over four years to stay solvent, according to Bill English report
20th May 24, 4:30pm
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Kāinga Ora would need a $21 billion cash injection over four years to stay solvent, according to Bill English report
Katharine Moody argues the Fast Track Approvals Bill is a governance arrangement as bad as the partisan means through which US Supreme Court judges are selected
4th May 24, 9:45am
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Katharine Moody argues the Fast Track Approvals Bill is a governance arrangement as bad as the partisan means through which US Supreme Court judges are selected
Federated Farmers cheers end to 'war on farming' as government trumpets Resource Management Act changes
23rd Apr 24, 6:59pm
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Federated Farmers cheers end to 'war on farming' as government trumpets Resource Management Act changes
Zoning, housing regulations, and Kāinga Ora are all in the spotlight in the Coalition Government's three month plan
3rd Apr 24, 6:37pm
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Zoning, housing regulations, and Kāinga Ora are all in the spotlight in the Coalition Government's three month plan
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A new government agency, a 30-year pipeline, and private sector investment are key to filling New Zealand’s infrastructure deficit, Chris Bishop says
26th Mar 24, 11:21am
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A new government agency, a 30-year pipeline, and private sector investment are key to filling New Zealand’s infrastructure deficit, Chris Bishop says
Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
20th Mar 24, 12:04pm
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Gareth Vaughan on a big Beehive power grab, holding the country over a pork barrel, Angus Deaton rethinks economics, corruption on tape & RIP Rod Oram
Resources Minister Shane Jones has asked for advice on whether the Government could provide insurance for the regulatory risk-adverse oil & gas industry
11th Mar 24, 3:05pm
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Resources Minister Shane Jones has asked for advice on whether the Government could provide insurance for the regulatory risk-adverse oil & gas industry
To find the precedents for what this Coalition Government is proposing, it's necessary to return to the 'glory days' of Muldoonism, writes Chris Trotter
11th Mar 24, 9:20am
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To find the precedents for what this Coalition Government is proposing, it's necessary to return to the 'glory days' of Muldoonism, writes Chris Trotter
Coalition Government rounds out 100 day plan with fast-track consenting law giving Ministers the power to approve significant projects
7th Mar 24, 11:42am
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Coalition Government rounds out 100 day plan with fast-track consenting law giving Ministers the power to approve significant projects
National’s support in opposition for greater urban density was shot down by its own caucus and its second attempt has to get past a hostile Act Party
6th Mar 24, 4:52pm
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National’s support in opposition for greater urban density was shot down by its own caucus and its second attempt has to get past a hostile Act Party
In his latest polemic, Murray Grimwood accuses those who don't accept his view of the laws of physics of being either innocently ignorant, calculatedly false or cranially flawed
2nd Mar 24, 10:22am
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In his latest polemic, Murray Grimwood accuses those who don't accept his view of the laws of physics of being either innocently ignorant, calculatedly false or cranially flawed
Housing Minister Chris Bishop urges councils to rezone more land as home building falls behind record migration numbers
28th Feb 24, 9:25am
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Housing Minister Chris Bishop urges councils to rezone more land as home building falls behind record migration numbers
Housing Minister Chris Bishop says he wants to flood big cities with 30 years of mixed-use land ready for development to 'solve New Zealand’s housing crisis'
27th Feb 24, 9:26am
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Housing Minister Chris Bishop says he wants to flood big cities with 30 years of mixed-use land ready for development to 'solve New Zealand’s housing crisis'
Treasury releases its briefing to incoming ministers but with minimal information or policy advice
1st Feb 24, 3:59pm
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Treasury releases its briefing to incoming ministers but with minimal information or policy advice
Telco industry asks for urgent mobile tower height rules change, to keep up with taller buildings
1st Feb 24, 3:35pm
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Telco industry asks for urgent mobile tower height rules change, to keep up with taller buildings
The Government asks former finance minister Bill English to review its housing agency, which faces climbing construction and debt servicing costs
18th Dec 23, 4:10pm
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The Government asks former finance minister Bill English to review its housing agency, which faces climbing construction and debt servicing costs
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International credit rating agency S&P says repealing the Affordable Water Reforms could result in local government downgrades
21st Nov 23, 3:46pm
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International credit rating agency S&P says repealing the Affordable Water Reforms could result in local government downgrades
There will be no shortage of dramatic subplots to follow as the election results roll in on Saturday night
13th Oct 23, 3:26pm
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There will be no shortage of dramatic subplots to follow as the election results roll in on Saturday night
Too many squeezed middles, multiple elections and rugby patriotism going to political waste in the last week of campaigning
13th Oct 23, 11:25am
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Too many squeezed middles, multiple elections and rugby patriotism going to political waste in the last week of campaigning