Nick Smith

9th Oct 13, 11:48am
QV says average house price has risen to $452,535 from $448,929 a month ago; Auckland prices accelerating - up 13.6% in past year
QV says average house price has risen to $452,535 from $448,929 a month ago; Auckland prices accelerating - up 13.6% in past year
9th Oct 13, 11:48am
3rd Oct 13, 1:23pm
Government and Auckland Council reveal detail of 282-house South Auckland project
Government and Auckland Council reveal detail of 282-house South Auckland project
3rd Oct 13, 1:23pm
1st Oct 13, 12:25pm
Low income earners in the provinces will get a Government leg-up to buy 400 state houses over next three years
Low income earners in the provinces will get a Government leg-up to buy 400 state houses over next three years
1st Oct 13, 12:25pm
11th Sep 13, 4:49pm
Opinion: All parties seem at least prepared to try to build 39,000 new houses in Auckland during the next three years
Opinion: All parties seem at least prepared to try to build 39,000 new houses in Auckland during the next three years
11th Sep 13, 4:49pm
10th Sep 13, 12:02pm
Auckland Deputy Mayor confident the region can make a good start toward target of 39,000 houses in three years; Housing accord and Unitary Plan approved
Auckland Deputy Mayor confident the region can make a good start toward target of 39,000 houses in three years; Housing accord and Unitary Plan approved
10th Sep 13, 12:02pm
10th Sep 13, 10:05am
Nick Smith denies continuing house price rises are inevitable; points to new Government initiatives
Nick Smith denies continuing house price rises are inevitable; points to new Government initiatives
10th Sep 13, 10:05am
6th Sep 13, 1:26pm
Auckland Council lays out strategy for ramping up house building activity in the region
Auckland Council lays out strategy for ramping up house building activity in the region
6th Sep 13, 1:26pm
5th Sep 13, 5:08pm
Legislation that will fast-track housing developments has now passed into law
Legislation that will fast-track housing developments has now passed into law
5th Sep 13, 5:08pm
23rd Aug 13, 9:52am
Nick Smith still targeting the passing of housing accords legislation next month; aims for freeing up of land supply before end of year
Nick Smith still targeting the passing of housing accords legislation next month; aims for freeing up of land supply before end of year
23rd Aug 13, 9:52am
19th Aug 13, 11:53am
Housing Minister says 1000 state homes have been freed up for re-use due to detection of fraud among tenants
Housing Minister says 1000 state homes have been freed up for re-use due to detection of fraud among tenants
19th Aug 13, 11:53am
15th Aug 13, 3:38pm
The Government has decided on changes to the Local Government Act to 'rein in' council development contributions to improve housing affordability
The Government has decided on changes to the Local Government Act to 'rein in' council development contributions to improve housing affordability
15th Aug 13, 3:38pm
11th Aug 13, 1:58pm
National announces relaxed terms for first home buyers using KiwiSaver deposits - but will require 10% deposits on homes and stops short of increasing subsidy
National announces relaxed terms for first home buyers using KiwiSaver deposits - but will require 10% deposits on homes and stops short of increasing subsidy
11th Aug 13, 1:58pm
7th Aug 13, 4:07pm
The Government's still insisting on the powers to over-ride local government on housing development. Local government is resisting
The Government's still insisting on the powers to over-ride local government on housing development. Local government is resisting
7th Aug 13, 4:07pm
31st Jul 13, 4:52pm
Opposition withdraws support for legislation that will enact the Auckland Housing Accord aimed at providing 39,000 new houses in Auckland over three years
Opposition withdraws support for legislation that will enact the Auckland Housing Accord aimed at providing 39,000 new houses in Auckland over three years
31st Jul 13, 4:52pm
22nd Jul 13, 11:35am
Opinion: The Government is happily setting out to subvert the purpose of the KiwiSaver scheme for its own short-term political gain
Opinion: The Government is happily setting out to subvert the purpose of the KiwiSaver scheme for its own short-term political gain
22nd Jul 13, 11:35am
21st Jul 13, 4:16pm
Housing Minister indicates changes will be made to make it easier for first-home buyers to access KiwiSaver funds for houses
Housing Minister indicates changes will be made to make it easier for first-home buyers to access KiwiSaver funds for houses
21st Jul 13, 4:16pm
19th Jul 13, 1:00pm
Housing Minister and Housing NZ boss visiting social housing areas across the ditch to get some policy pointers
Housing Minister and Housing NZ boss visiting social housing areas across the ditch to get some policy pointers
19th Jul 13, 1:00pm
1st Jul 13, 10:24am
Opinion: Young Kiwis are choosing a housing bubble now over retirement income later - and Nick Smith thinks this is good
Opinion: Young Kiwis are choosing a housing bubble now over retirement income later - and Nick Smith thinks this is good
1st Jul 13, 10:24am
1st Jul 13, 8:31am
First home buyers withdrew NZ$120.2 million from KiwiSaver accounts in 2012, more than double withdrawals in 2011; Govt trumpets figures
First home buyers withdrew NZ$120.2 million from KiwiSaver accounts in 2012, more than double withdrawals in 2011; Govt trumpets figures
1st Jul 13, 8:31am
18th Jun 13, 12:50pm
Housing Minister and Auckland Mayor announce long-term plan for Auckland's Tamaki that would aim for 6000 additional houses
Housing Minister and Auckland Mayor announce long-term plan for Auckland's Tamaki that would aim for 6000 additional houses
18th Jun 13, 12:50pm

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