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Megan Woods

30th Apr 21, 1:16pm
Owner-occupiers have been able to buy KiwiBuild houses since mid-2020, when the Government quietly broadened the scheme in fear house building would plummet
Owner-occupiers have been able to buy KiwiBuild houses since mid-2020, when the Government quietly broadened the scheme in fear house building would plummet
30th Apr 21, 1:16pm
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29th Apr 21, 12:24pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development was asked for advice on temporary rent controls, as it warned the Government taxing investors more could increase rents
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Development was asked for advice on temporary rent controls, as it warned the Government taxing investors more could increase rents
29th Apr 21, 12:24pm
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
18th Apr 21, 6:01am
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15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
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Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
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23rd Mar 21, 9:00am
Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
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Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
23rd Mar 21, 9:00am
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24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
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Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
27th Jan 21, 7:33am
Jacinda Ardern says thanks, but no thanks to National's emergency housing proposal, as the Government is slow to move on its own key supply-side initiatives
Jacinda Ardern says thanks, but no thanks to National's emergency housing proposal, as the Government is slow to move on its own key supply-side initiatives
27th Jan 21, 7:33am
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
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17th Dec 20, 12:01pm
Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
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Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
17th Dec 20, 12:01pm
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
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8th Dec 20, 4:55pm
Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
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Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
8th Dec 20, 4:55pm
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
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10th Nov 20, 10:03am
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
10th Nov 20, 10:03am
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
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16th Oct 20, 12:36pm
A housing stock-take after three years of a Labour-led Government - what was and wasn't delivered
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A housing stock-take after three years of a Labour-led Government - what was and wasn't delivered
16th Oct 20, 12:36pm
7th Oct 20, 9:44am
Why Labour believes the government needs to underwrite housing developments, and how it plans to 'stabilise' house price growth when it's up against the RBNZ cutting interest rates
Why Labour believes the government needs to underwrite housing developments, and how it plans to 'stabilise' house price growth when it's up against the RBNZ cutting interest rates
7th Oct 20, 9:44am
28th Sep 20, 11:45am
Labour aims for three-to-five year extension to life of the Southland smelter, including 'supporting' Transpower to allow reduced power costs for the smelter owner NZAS
Labour aims for three-to-five year extension to life of the Southland smelter, including 'supporting' Transpower to allow reduced power costs for the smelter owner NZAS
28th Sep 20, 11:45am
11th Sep 20, 11:35am
Labour pledges to let around 1,400 critical workers through the border every month; Doesn't signal intention to expand managed isolation capacity for now
Labour pledges to let around 1,400 critical workers through the border every month; Doesn't signal intention to expand managed isolation capacity for now
11th Sep 20, 11:35am
11th Sep 20, 9:39am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Transport
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Transport
11th Sep 20, 9:39am
10th Sep 20, 1:00pm
Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
Labour is now pledging to have 100% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and is targeting more electrification of transport and industry and further investment in emerging technologies such as green hydrogen
10th Sep 20, 1:00pm
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
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28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
National commits to 'facilitating negotiations' to keep aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point open, as Rio Tinto says it could stage a longer exit if it gets a 'fixed and fair' electricity transmission price
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National commits to 'facilitating negotiations' to keep aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point open, as Rio Tinto says it could stage a longer exit if it gets a 'fixed and fair' electricity transmission price
28th Aug 20, 12:41pm
27th Aug 20, 10:03am
Govt allocates hundreds of millions towards finding a Covid-19 vaccine; Details of exactly where funding is going kept under wraps for commercial reasons
Govt allocates hundreds of millions towards finding a Covid-19 vaccine; Details of exactly where funding is going kept under wraps for commercial reasons
27th Aug 20, 10:03am

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