Megan Woods

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25th Mar 20, 4:14pm
Landlords barred from increasing residential rents for the next 6 months; Tenancies can't be terminated during lock-down period without agreement; Tenants given more leeway for late rent payments
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Landlords barred from increasing residential rents for the next 6 months; Tenancies can't be terminated during lock-down period without agreement; Tenants given more leeway for late rent payments
25th Mar 20, 4:14pm
27th Feb 20, 11:06am
Govt promises law change this year to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer
Govt promises law change this year to make wholesale fuel prices more transparent, supplier/distributor contracts fairer, and retail premium petrol prices clearer
27th Feb 20, 11:06am
14th Feb 20, 5:00am
Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
14th Feb 20, 5:00am
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13th Feb 20, 11:35am
Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
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Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
13th Feb 20, 11:35am
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
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17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
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
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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
17th Jan 20, 12:09pm
10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
A closer look at Phil Twyford's much-anticipated Bill that will give central government the power to fast-track large urban development projects
A closer look at Phil Twyford's much-anticipated Bill that will give central government the power to fast-track large urban development projects
10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
27th Nov 19, 5:10pm
Tamarind ordered to halt production following oil spill, as voluntary administrators look for ways to keep production going; Regulator unsatisfied Tamarind's operation is safe; Minister concerned taxpayers could foot cost of decommissioning
Tamarind ordered to halt production following oil spill, as voluntary administrators look for ways to keep production going; Regulator unsatisfied Tamarind's operation is safe; Minister concerned taxpayers could foot cost of decommissioning
27th Nov 19, 5:10pm
25th Nov 19, 8:16pm
Oil and gas company in voluntary administration and being chased for US$100 million by the Government, Tamarind, alerts Maritime NZ to tiny oil spill near its operation off the Taranaki coast
Oil and gas company in voluntary administration and being chased for US$100 million by the Government, Tamarind, alerts Maritime NZ to tiny oil spill near its operation off the Taranaki coast
25th Nov 19, 8:16pm
6th Nov 19, 7:33pm
Government commits similar amount to helping send satellite to space to measure emissions and setting up a NZ control centre, as it commits to helping farmers deal with the effects of climate change 
Government commits similar amount to helping send satellite to space to measure emissions and setting up a NZ control centre, as it commits to helping farmers deal with the effects of climate change 
6th Nov 19, 7:33pm
25th Oct 19, 5:50am
Rio Tinto's dangling the potential closure of Tiwai Point in front of the Government. What's its power play and what are the consequences for New Zealand?
Rio Tinto's dangling the potential closure of Tiwai Point in front of the Government. What's its power play and what are the consequences for New Zealand?
25th Oct 19, 5:50am
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23rd Oct 19, 10:15am
Taxpayer support for New Zealand Aluminium Smelter not an option, says Energy Minister Megan Woods, as owner considers closure
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Taxpayer support for New Zealand Aluminium Smelter not an option, says Energy Minister Megan Woods, as owner considers closure
23rd Oct 19, 10:15am
12th Oct 19, 11:26am
A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
12th Oct 19, 11:26am
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
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Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
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9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
5th Sep 19, 7:39am
The latest changes to KiwiBuild won't be a game changer for housing, Greg Ninness argues, with news of new housing authority Kainga Ora elusive
The latest changes to KiwiBuild won't be a game changer for housing, Greg Ninness argues, with news of new housing authority Kainga Ora elusive
5th Sep 19, 7:39am
4th Sep 19, 8:04pm
Housing Minister Megan Woods on ditching KiwiBuild targets, lumping developers with more risk and involving community organisations in progressive home ownership schemes
Housing Minister Megan Woods on ditching KiwiBuild targets, lumping developers with more risk and involving community organisations in progressive home ownership schemes
4th Sep 19, 8:04pm
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4th Sep 19, 1:00pm
Housing reset: KiwiBuild eligibility broadened for buyers and developers; Developers to shoulder more risk; $400m of KiwiBuild funding to go towards new progressive home ownership schemes; Existing schemes supporting first-home-buyers bolstered
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Housing reset: KiwiBuild eligibility broadened for buyers and developers; Developers to shoulder more risk; $400m of KiwiBuild funding to go towards new progressive home ownership schemes; Existing schemes supporting first-home-buyers bolstered
4th Sep 19, 1:00pm

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