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Latest house sales figures show that the Reserve Bank is going to need to revisit its strategy to control the scorching housing market
13th Oct 15, 5:02am
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Latest house sales figures show that the Reserve Bank is going to need to revisit its strategy to control the scorching housing market
NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says the 'what’s yours is mine' rules stymie economic development in the places that need it most
12th Oct 15, 9:04am
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NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says the 'what’s yours is mine' rules stymie economic development in the places that need it most
Westpac economists see unemployment hitting 6.5%, partly due to high immigration; but also see 'disappointment' for property speculators when migration boom tails off
8th Oct 15, 11:26am
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Westpac economists see unemployment hitting 6.5%, partly due to high immigration; but also see 'disappointment' for property speculators when migration boom tails off
David Hargreaves sees a likely need for substantial changes to migration settings and for application of more Reserve Bank 'macro-prudential tools' in the year ahead
7th Oct 15, 3:07pm
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David Hargreaves sees a likely need for substantial changes to migration settings and for application of more Reserve Bank 'macro-prudential tools' in the year ahead
Dairy's down but don't panic... New Zealand's economy is still in the middle of the pack across the OECD, says HSBC's Paul Bloxham
6th Oct 15, 4:17pm
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Dairy's down but don't panic... New Zealand's economy is still in the middle of the pack across the OECD, says HSBC's Paul Bloxham
Indigestion is likely to be the order of the day in Government and Reserve Bank circles in the face of further strong house market figures
1st Oct 15, 12:18pm
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Indigestion is likely to be the order of the day in Government and Reserve Bank circles in the face of further strong house market figures
Bill English's 'thinking out loud' on the affordable housing problem suggests the Government's planning some serious action
30th Sep 15, 2:33pm
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Bill English's 'thinking out loud' on the affordable housing problem suggests the Government's planning some serious action
NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says there is clear hypocrisy when someone who resists urban change in their suburb bemoans the fact that their children cannot get on the property ladder
14th Sep 15, 9:18am
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NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says there is clear hypocrisy when someone who resists urban change in their suburb bemoans the fact that their children cannot get on the property ladder
The Productivity Commission's come up with some great ideas to resolve our housing issues - but also implicitly explains why the ideas will likely be rejected
17th Jun 15, 2:13pm
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The Productivity Commission's come up with some great ideas to resolve our housing issues - but also implicitly explains why the ideas will likely be rejected
Oliver Hartwich looks deeper at the OECD Survey of New Zealand and finds a long list of previously ignored recommendations
13th Jun 15, 1:56pm
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Oliver Hartwich looks deeper at the OECD Survey of New Zealand and finds a long list of previously ignored recommendations
Bernard Hickey explains why Auckland landlords will be celebrating a week of fantastic news for house prices and everyone else will be grinding their teeth
10th May 15, 5:03am
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Bernard Hickey explains why Auckland landlords will be celebrating a week of fantastic news for house prices and everyone else will be grinding their teeth
Bernard Hickey says the Government and Auckland Council need to agree on funding big new water and rail infrastructure to have any hope of addressing Auckland's housing shortage crisis
3rd May 15, 5:03am
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Bernard Hickey says the Government and Auckland Council need to agree on funding big new water and rail infrastructure to have any hope of addressing Auckland's housing shortage crisis
Oliver Hartwich disagrees with the RBNZ over how long it would take to fix the housing supply problem
20th Apr 15, 10:39am
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Oliver Hartwich disagrees with the RBNZ over how long it would take to fix the housing supply problem
Bernard Hickey looks at Grant Spencer's desperate plea for some 'mates' to slow Auckland house price inflation and how the Government simply ignored it
19th Apr 15, 7:00am
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Bernard Hickey looks at Grant Spencer's desperate plea for some 'mates' to slow Auckland house price inflation and how the Government simply ignored it
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's housing market has officially disembarked from the rest of the country. He looks at how to pull it back to shore before it hits the rocks
12th Apr 15, 5:00am
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Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's housing market has officially disembarked from the rest of the country. He looks at how to pull it back to shore before it hits the rocks
BNZ chief economist sees little chance of regions catching up the Auckland house price rises during this economic cycle
19th Mar 15, 12:07pm
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BNZ chief economist sees little chance of regions catching up the Auckland house price rises during this economic cycle
Construction giant Fletcher Building spends a further $57 million on land purchases for housing development; sees future profits from housing as much higher
18th Feb 15, 4:31pm
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Construction giant Fletcher Building spends a further $57 million on land purchases for housing development; sees future profits from housing as much higher
ANZ economists say the eventual waning of the Christchurch rebuild won't spell doom and gloom for the wider NZ economy
2nd Sep 14, 2:59pm
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ANZ economists say the eventual waning of the Christchurch rebuild won't spell doom and gloom for the wider NZ economy
Treasury reviews the August economic indicators; expects dairy prices to recover, labour markets to tighten, and stabilisation in the housing markets
1st Sep 14, 4:55pm
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Treasury reviews the August economic indicators; expects dairy prices to recover, labour markets to tighten, and stabilisation in the housing markets
May dwelling consents up strongly in Canterbury, but down in Auckland
30th Jun 14, 11:56am
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May dwelling consents up strongly in Canterbury, but down in Auckland
ANZ economists say with low yields and rising interest rates either Auckland house prices need to fall - or rents need to go up
4th Jun 14, 12:00pm
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ANZ economists say with low yields and rising interest rates either Auckland house prices need to fall - or rents need to go up
Residential building activity soared by 15% in the March quarter, according to Statistics New Zealand
4th Jun 14, 11:19am
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Residential building activity soared by 15% in the March quarter, according to Statistics New Zealand
Building consents for new houses, excluding apartments, fell 5.2% in April, according to Statistics New Zealand
30th May 14, 11:03am
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Building consents for new houses, excluding apartments, fell 5.2% in April, according to Statistics New Zealand
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says city 'in good position' to deal with potential $534m budget shortfall
7th May 14, 5:08pm
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Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says city 'in good position' to deal with potential $534m budget shortfall
Building consents for new houses, excluding apartments, rose 1.3% in March, according to Statistics New Zealand
30th Apr 14, 10:59am
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Building consents for new houses, excluding apartments, rose 1.3% in March, according to Statistics New Zealand