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Megan Woods

Labour and National propose major building densification law change, expected to see up to 105,500 extra homes built in the next 5-8 years
19th Oct 21, 12:04pm
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Labour and National propose major building densification law change, expected to see up to 105,500 extra homes built in the next 5-8 years
The Ts and Cs of the Government's $187 million shared equity scheme for aspiring homeowners
9th Oct 21, 9:57am
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The Ts and Cs of the Government's $187 million shared equity scheme for aspiring homeowners
Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
12th Aug 21, 6:44pm
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Smaller players in electricity market lay formal complaint accusing Genesis and Contact of withholding power and creating an 'Undesirable Trading Situation'
Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
10th Aug 21, 12:36pm
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Genesis CEO says Megan Woods' finger-pointing over Monday night's blackouts is 'misguided'; Electricity generators explain why they weren't operating at full capacity
A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
25th Jul 21, 6:01am
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A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
13th Jul 21, 8:30am
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The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
27th Jun 21, 6:01am
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How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
22nd Jun 21, 10:04am
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Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
Rain eases pressure on electricity system, but coal and gas continue to account for nearly a quarter of New Zealand's electricity generation
17th May 21, 3:52pm
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Rain eases pressure on electricity system, but coal and gas continue to account for nearly a quarter of New Zealand's electricity generation
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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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
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
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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
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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A deep dive into what's causing wholesale electricity prices to soar and manufacturers curtail production
Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
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Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
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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Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
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Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
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
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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
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
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
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
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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
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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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
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
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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
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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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 takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
8th Dec 20, 4:55pm
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Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
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Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
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
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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
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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A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities