Phil Goff

6th Nov 17, 1:26pm
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
6th Nov 17, 1:26pm
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2nd Nov 17, 12:26pm
Auckland Mayor Goff keen on value uplift tax to help pay infrastructure costs, but is sometime off; Discusses light rail funding split, regional fuel tax with PM Ardern
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Auckland Mayor Goff keen on value uplift tax to help pay infrastructure costs, but is sometime off; Discusses light rail funding split, regional fuel tax with PM Ardern
2nd Nov 17, 12:26pm
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2nd Nov 17, 9:21am
Nobody is building affordable housing in Auckland, Mayor Goff says; Welcomes new Labour govt's KiwiBuild, says could save Special Housing Areas which didn't deliver; Ardern notes house price fall, but that average price is still above $1m
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Nobody is building affordable housing in Auckland, Mayor Goff says; Welcomes new Labour govt's KiwiBuild, says could save Special Housing Areas which didn't deliver; Ardern notes house price fall, but that average price is still above $1m
2nd Nov 17, 9:21am
8th Oct 17, 6:02am
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The Spinoff's Simon Wilson looks at where Phil Goff & Auckland are at a year into his mayoralty and finds the city needs money, and lots of it
The Spinoff's Simon Wilson looks at where Phil Goff & Auckland are at a year into his mayoralty and finds the city needs money, and lots of it
8th Oct 17, 6:02am
31st Jul 17, 12:49pm
Labour has a problem, but there are ways to fix it: A simple platform that would appease voters who left; Stay away from complex policies that attract negative reactions & scare National's swingers. And get a proper tax policy again
Labour has a problem, but there are ways to fix it: A simple platform that would appease voters who left; Stay away from complex policies that attract negative reactions & scare National's swingers. And get a proper tax policy again
31st Jul 17, 12:49pm
24th Jul 17, 9:20am
National promises $600m for housing infrastructure investment alongside private sector for projects to be owned by SPVs, repaid through targeted rates and volumetric charges; Labour says this was its policy from 2015
National promises $600m for housing infrastructure investment alongside private sector for projects to be owned by SPVs, repaid through targeted rates and volumetric charges; Labour says this was its policy from 2015
24th Jul 17, 9:20am
22nd Jul 17, 10:52am
Allan Barber calls on the Auckland Council to 'grasp the nettle' to ensure the America's Cup is hosted in Auckland with an infrastructure that makes the most of the event and the years after
Allan Barber calls on the Auckland Council to 'grasp the nettle' to ensure the America's Cup is hosted in Auckland with an infrastructure that makes the most of the event and the years after
22nd Jul 17, 10:52am
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11th Jul 17, 10:28am
Government shares out $1 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund among five councils - mostly in the top half of the North Island
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Government shares out $1 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund among five councils - mostly in the top half of the North Island
11th Jul 17, 10:28am
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5th Jul 17, 11:13am
Green Party says would prioritise light rail from Auckland CBD to airport for 2021; Would look to partially fund it through land value capture
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Green Party says would prioritise light rail from Auckland CBD to airport for 2021; Would look to partially fund it through land value capture
5th Jul 17, 11:13am
4th Jul 17, 7:31am
America's Cup, APEC in 2021 could make Auckland infrastructure planning "a little bit complex," PM English says. Possible to bring projects forward, but focus is on how much the funding gap has grown over past 12-18 months
America's Cup, APEC in 2021 could make Auckland infrastructure planning "a little bit complex," PM English says. Possible to bring projects forward, but focus is on how much the funding gap has grown over past 12-18 months
4th Jul 17, 7:31am
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
16th Jun 17, 10:32am
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The Spinoff's Simon Wilson makes some suggestions on how to free Auckland's roads and free the city from transport gridlock
The Spinoff's Simon Wilson makes some suggestions on how to free Auckland's roads and free the city from transport gridlock
16th Jun 17, 10:32am
13th Jun 17, 8:02am
PM English says govt would look at shaking up anything to get Auckland housing supply moving; Says getting WaterCare around the table on land servicing a good idea
PM English says govt would look at shaking up anything to get Auckland housing supply moving; Says getting WaterCare around the table on land servicing a good idea
13th Jun 17, 8:02am
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12th Jun 17, 3:19pm
Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
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Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
12th Jun 17, 3:19pm
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7th Jun 17, 10:00am
Auckland 'smarter transport pricing' revenue would go towards replacing existing road taxes in effort to tackle congestion, not for raising extra revenue for city's transport needs - Bridges
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Auckland 'smarter transport pricing' revenue would go towards replacing existing road taxes in effort to tackle congestion, not for raising extra revenue for city's transport needs - Bridges
7th Jun 17, 10:00am
24th Apr 17, 11:16am
Finance Minister Joyce says govt concerned about young people's ability to save for a house deposit while being hit by 48k tax threshold and student loan repayments; Prods Auckland Council on transport spending
Finance Minister Joyce says govt concerned about young people's ability to save for a house deposit while being hit by 48k tax threshold and student loan repayments; Prods Auckland Council on transport spending
24th Apr 17, 11:16am
18th Apr 17, 11:45am
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says targeted rates could, and should, be applied more widely at a local government level
18th Apr 17, 11:45am
2nd Apr 17, 6:02am
The PSA weighs into the Auckland housing crisis with tales of woe and suggested solutions from its members
The PSA weighs into the Auckland housing crisis with tales of woe and suggested solutions from its members
2nd Apr 17, 6:02am
29th Mar 17, 8:02am
Auckland’s housing and infrastructure issues illustrate central failures of NZ’s urban planning system, Productivity Commission says
Auckland’s housing and infrastructure issues illustrate central failures of NZ’s urban planning system, Productivity Commission says
29th Mar 17, 8:02am
20th Feb 17, 9:49am
Phil Goff convenes taskforce to address 'severe difficulties' caused by Auckland housing shortage
Phil Goff convenes taskforce to address 'severe difficulties' caused by Auckland housing shortage
20th Feb 17, 9:49am
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16th Feb 17, 1:15pm
Finance Minister says Government remains 'committed to reducing the tax burden'; talks of tolling Auckland roads; rules out regional fuel tax; says the age of eligibility for Super doesn't need to be raised
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Finance Minister says Government remains 'committed to reducing the tax burden'; talks of tolling Auckland roads; rules out regional fuel tax; says the age of eligibility for Super doesn't need to be raised
16th Feb 17, 1:15pm
23rd Dec 16, 5:02am
The 2016 Interesties featuring John Key, Donald Trump, Graeme Wheeler, 'maniping,' Metiria Turei, Tony Alexander, Nathan Penny, Nelson's stock exchange, Andrew Little, Chloe Swarbrick, David Hisco, bad hair & a dictator
The 2016 Interesties featuring John Key, Donald Trump, Graeme Wheeler, 'maniping,' Metiria Turei, Tony Alexander, Nathan Penny, Nelson's stock exchange, Andrew Little, Chloe Swarbrick, David Hisco, bad hair & a dictator
23rd Dec 16, 5:02am
23rd Oct 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey calls on Auckland to adopt targeted rates and look at selling its Port operating company, while Wellington should allow congestion charging and multiply its infrastructure fund for a huge and needed road, pipe and house building programme
Bernard Hickey calls on Auckland to adopt targeted rates and look at selling its Port operating company, while Wellington should allow congestion charging and multiply its infrastructure fund for a huge and needed road, pipe and house building programme
23rd Oct 16, 5:02am
11th Oct 16, 10:01am
New Auckland Mayor Phil Goff's push for a foreign property buyers tax is a no-go for National, but not necessarily for all its coalition partners or the Opposition
New Auckland Mayor Phil Goff's push for a foreign property buyers tax is a no-go for National, but not necessarily for all its coalition partners or the Opposition
11th Oct 16, 10:01am
3rd Oct 16, 1:48pm
It is becoming clearer by the day that the ever-reluctant National-led administration will have to do more on the demand side of housing
It is becoming clearer by the day that the ever-reluctant National-led administration will have to do more on the demand side of housing
3rd Oct 16, 1:48pm

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