Nick Smith

4th Jul 17, 9:36am
Nick Smith says housing affordability is in the eye of the beholder; Defends government’s track record on Auckland affordable housing supply; Says can't regulate prices in SHA developments, despite desire for 10% affordable
Nick Smith says housing affordability is in the eye of the beholder; Defends government’s track record on Auckland affordable housing supply; Says can't regulate prices in SHA developments, despite desire for 10% affordable
4th Jul 17, 9:36am
2nd Jul 17, 8:41am
Has the Government's Welcome Home Loan scheme under-performed because of banks' relaxed credit policies?
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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29th Jun 17, 11:10am
Government releases standard confirming how much P there needs to be in a property for it to be considered contaminated, and how you need to get rid of it
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Government releases standard confirming how much P there needs to be in a property for it to be considered contaminated, and how you need to get rid of it
29th Jun 17, 11:10am
28th Jun 17, 8:30am
Nick Smith blames Labour for Auckland's housing problems, says National introduced most generous FHB scheme in a generation; English skips around Barclay Affair & ACT defends our freedom to eat a medium-rare burger
Nick Smith blames Labour for Auckland's housing problems, says National introduced most generous FHB scheme in a generation; English skips around Barclay Affair & ACT defends our freedom to eat a medium-rare burger
28th Jun 17, 8:30am
19th Jun 17, 11:37am
Labour slams new Government housing affordability measure as 'ham-fisted'; calls on Nick Smith to reissue it with 'accurate numbers' on true state of housing affordability
Labour slams new Government housing affordability measure as 'ham-fisted'; calls on Nick Smith to reissue it with 'accurate numbers' on true state of housing affordability
19th Jun 17, 11:37am
17th Jun 17, 8:18am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff calls for the introduction of a building warranty or insurance scheme to avoid ratepayers forking out another $600m in a leaky homes saga; Govt to release paper on this soon
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff calls for the introduction of a building warranty or insurance scheme to avoid ratepayers forking out another $600m in a leaky homes saga; Govt to release paper on this soon
17th Jun 17, 8:18am
15th Jun 17, 5:22pm
Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith has asked MBIE to find out if any NZ high rise buildings are clad in combustible materials like those in the Grenfell Tower tragedy
Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith has asked MBIE to find out if any NZ high rise buildings are clad in combustible materials like those in the Grenfell Tower tragedy
15th Jun 17, 5:22pm
8th Jun 17, 7:22am
Nick Smith vs Phil Twyford on housing shortage figures, episode 56. The one where advice isn't accepted, the market is king and no one can get it right. Not the RBNZ, not Auckland Council, not Shamubeel, not MBIE; No one
Nick Smith vs Phil Twyford on housing shortage figures, episode 56. The one where advice isn't accepted, the market is king and no one can get it right. Not the RBNZ, not Auckland Council, not Shamubeel, not MBIE; No one
8th Jun 17, 7:22am
27th May 17, 9:36am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Housing - Building Workforce
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Housing - Building Workforce
27th May 17, 9:36am
27th May 17, 9:30am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Housing - Building and Development
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Housing - Building and Development
27th May 17, 9:30am
21st May 17, 7:02am
We now have two govt Auckland housing affordability measures, and they don’t work very well together. Alex Tarrant says govt should put its HAM where its Auckland Housing Plan mouth is
We now have two govt Auckland housing affordability measures, and they don’t work very well together. Alex Tarrant says govt should put its HAM where its Auckland Housing Plan mouth is
21st May 17, 7:02am
10th May 17, 5:22pm
Best way to address housing affordability is boosting land supply, Building & Construction Minister Smith says after govt data details affordability struggles in Auckland
Best way to address housing affordability is boosting land supply, Building & Construction Minister Smith says after govt data details affordability struggles in Auckland
10th May 17, 5:22pm
5th May 17, 8:34am
Auckland house price rises following Housing Accord to ‘boost supply’ means ‘10 steps back before a single step forward,’ Rodney Dickens says; Labour’s urban limit & infrastructure debt proposal “offers much more hope”
Auckland house price rises following Housing Accord to ‘boost supply’ means ‘10 steps back before a single step forward,’ Rodney Dickens says; Labour’s urban limit & infrastructure debt proposal “offers much more hope”
5th May 17, 8:34am
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4th May 17, 12:04pm
Auckland Council expresses 'significant concerns' about aspects of the Government's proposed Urban Development Authorities, including the composition and powers of them and the nature of new development that could arise
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Auckland Council expresses 'significant concerns' about aspects of the Government's proposed Urban Development Authorities, including the composition and powers of them and the nature of new development that could arise
4th May 17, 12:04pm
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24th Apr 17, 2:05pm
Govt Ministerial responsibility for house building programmes shifted to Amy Adams from Nick Smith as PM English reshuffles Cabinet
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Govt Ministerial responsibility for house building programmes shifted to Amy Adams from Nick Smith as PM English reshuffles Cabinet
24th Apr 17, 2:05pm
23rd Apr 17, 6:02am
National is gearing up to announce a big Auckland housing plan. It has been dubbed 'KiwiBuild-lite', but even that implies too wide a gap from Labour
National is gearing up to announce a big Auckland housing plan. It has been dubbed 'KiwiBuild-lite', but even that implies too wide a gap from Labour
23rd Apr 17, 6:02am
6th Apr 17, 6:28pm
RMA reform Bill passes as Maori Party supports National; ACT’s Seymour lets rip on the RMA; Labour's Robertson claims process corrupt; Greens outline housing demand problems; NZF announces coalition deal would require Bill's repeal
RMA reform Bill passes as Maori Party supports National; ACT’s Seymour lets rip on the RMA; Labour's Robertson claims process corrupt; Greens outline housing demand problems; NZF announces coalition deal would require Bill's repeal
6th Apr 17, 6:28pm
6th Apr 17, 7:05am
Nick Smith says tackling land bankers best done by creating competitive land markets; Welcomes Productivity Commission proposals
Nick Smith says tackling land bankers best done by creating competitive land markets; Welcomes Productivity Commission proposals
6th Apr 17, 7:05am
29th Mar 17, 5:02am
NZ's urban planning framework requires substantial overhaul to avoid further harmful effects from spiraling house prices, infrastructure shortfalls and environmental costs, Productivity Commission says; 'Scrap the RMA'
NZ's urban planning framework requires substantial overhaul to avoid further harmful effects from spiraling house prices, infrastructure shortfalls and environmental costs, Productivity Commission says; 'Scrap the RMA'
29th Mar 17, 5:02am
26th Mar 17, 6:02am
Warnings on New Zealand's environmental performance this week mean the intergenerational debate just got real in an election year, Alex Tarrant says
Warnings on New Zealand's environmental performance this week mean the intergenerational debate just got real in an election year, Alex Tarrant says
26th Mar 17, 6:02am

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