Nick Smith

30th Mar 15, 11:18am
PM says Government will have to "rip up" RMA reforms and go back to drawing board; says will have to abandon rewrite of sections 6 and 7
PM says Government will have to "rip up" RMA reforms and go back to drawing board; says will have to abandon rewrite of sections 6 and 7
30th Mar 15, 11:18am
25th Mar 15, 7:32am
The leaky home/leaky building crisis appears far from over as new cases continue emerging and affected owners still battle for solutions
The leaky home/leaky building crisis appears far from over as new cases continue emerging and affected owners still battle for solutions
25th Mar 15, 7:32am
24th Mar 15, 4:23am
Govt's financial assistance package for leaky home owners, - where everyone gets a bargain, unless they own(ed) a leaky home
Govt's financial assistance package for leaky home owners, - where everyone gets a bargain, unless they own(ed) a leaky home
24th Mar 15, 4:23am
9th Mar 15, 10:56am
More crown land development, Inflation-adjusted mortgages, state-funded infrastructure, curbed migration settings and higher rates on undeveloped land have been suggested by officials
More crown land development, Inflation-adjusted mortgages, state-funded infrastructure, curbed migration settings and higher rates on undeveloped land have been suggested by officials
9th Mar 15, 10:56am
5th Mar 15, 10:15am
Smith says Govt planning new regulatory intervention in Auckland; says tough decisions needed on Heritage overlays restricting supply
Smith says Govt planning new regulatory intervention in Auckland; says tough decisions needed on Heritage overlays restricting supply
5th Mar 15, 10:15am
27th Feb 15, 11:02am
David Whitburn on NIMBYs, Brian Gaynor's house price fears, Demographia & toilet paper, what's different about Auckland, Dilbert & more
David Whitburn on NIMBYs, Brian Gaynor's house price fears, Demographia & toilet paper, what's different about Auckland, Dilbert & more
27th Feb 15, 11:02am
16th Feb 15, 9:00am
Call for law to be tweaked to make it easier for 1st home buyers to access new grant for buying newly-built homes
Call for law to be tweaked to make it easier for 1st home buyers to access new grant for buying newly-built homes
16th Feb 15, 9:00am
9th Feb 15, 11:53am
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp argues the RMA is central to the housing crisis
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp argues the RMA is central to the housing crisis
9th Feb 15, 11:53am
3rd Feb 15, 2:53pm
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Planners strike back at Housing Minister Nick Smith over his plans for the Resource Management Act
Planners strike back at Housing Minister Nick Smith over his plans for the Resource Management Act
3rd Feb 15, 2:53pm
30th Jan 15, 10:12am
'While the politicans go chasing ghosts, you should do as I do – buy lots of houses and farms', says Gareth Morgan
'While the politicans go chasing ghosts, you should do as I do – buy lots of houses and farms', says Gareth Morgan
30th Jan 15, 10:12am
27th Jan 15, 2:36pm
PM John Key to focus on social housing in State of the Nation address; scale of state house sales, size of rent subsidies and use of NGOs key issues
PM John Key to focus on social housing in State of the Nation address; scale of state house sales, size of rent subsidies and use of NGOs key issues
27th Jan 15, 2:36pm
25th Jan 15, 7:23am
Bernard Hickey welcomes Nick Smith's RMA reforms aimed at stripping the NIMBYs and BANANAs of their magical power to make housing unaffordable
Bernard Hickey welcomes Nick Smith's RMA reforms aimed at stripping the NIMBYs and BANANAs of their magical power to make housing unaffordable
25th Jan 15, 7:23am
23rd Jan 15, 9:51am
Insurers pleased the Government plans to recognise natural hazards in revamped RMA
Insurers pleased the Government plans to recognise natural hazards in revamped RMA
23rd Jan 15, 9:51am
21st Jan 15, 9:42pm
Smith proposes 10 part re-write of RMA to boost housing supply; says RMA responsible for extra $30 bln of housing cost and 40,000 fewer homes
Smith proposes 10 part re-write of RMA to boost housing supply; says RMA responsible for extra $30 bln of housing cost and 40,000 fewer homes
21st Jan 15, 9:42pm
30th Nov 14, 7:30am
Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
30th Nov 14, 7:30am
26th Nov 14, 8:29pm
Nick Smith and Len Brown pat each other's backs over the Auckland Housing Accord while Phil Twyford snipes from the sidelines
Nick Smith and Len Brown pat each other's backs over the Auckland Housing Accord while Phil Twyford snipes from the sidelines
26th Nov 14, 8:29pm
23rd Oct 14, 11:35am
Fletcher to build 237 homes on Crown land at Hornby in Christchurch
Fletcher to build 237 homes on Crown land at Hornby in Christchurch
23rd Oct 14, 11:35am
20th Oct 14, 12:17pm
New Housing NZ Minister Bill English plans to ramp up Housing NZ sales to accelerate social housing reforms and boost affordable housing supply
New Housing NZ Minister Bill English plans to ramp up Housing NZ sales to accelerate social housing reforms and boost affordable housing supply
20th Oct 14, 12:17pm
15th Oct 14, 1:28pm
New Environment Minister and Housing Minister Nick Smith argues for RMA reform to focus on housing affordability; says RMA responsible for Auckland land price surge
New Environment Minister and Housing Minister Nick Smith argues for RMA reform to focus on housing affordability; says RMA responsible for Auckland land price surge
15th Oct 14, 1:28pm
6th Oct 14, 2:33pm
Key signals big shift towards community-provided social housing from pure state housing in creating 'super group' of housing ministers
Key signals big shift towards community-provided social housing from pure state housing in creating 'super group' of housing ministers
6th Oct 14, 2:33pm

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