Foreign buying

12 Oct 15, 6:21pm
PM says TPP carved out ability for NZ to impose land tax or stamp duty on non-resident buyers; says Labour Govt could still flout TPP and impose foreign buyers ban
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7 Oct 15, 11:03am
MFAT says TPP effectively prevents future ban on foreign buying of property; TPP rules also apply to non-TPP countries such as China; TPP also doubles threshold for Overseas Investment Act rules; Labour worried
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6 Aug 15, 4:39pm
PM John Key says non-Aucklanders tell him they would love more Chinese buyers; says Aucklanders like it when house prices are rising, but would prefer slower rises
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22 Jul 15, 2:26pm
Ernst and Young and Chapman Tripp pick out the loopholes and unintended consequences in new law to collect foreign buyer and investor data; suggest all buyers submit data
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21 Jul 15, 12:56pm
Finance Minister, who just visited China, says 'perfect storm' has created huge milk powder stockpiles in warehouses in China; dairy prices may not pick up until late this this year
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8 Dec 14, 1:41pm
Juwai CEO says Chinese investment in NZ and other property markets to rise 15-20% in 2015 and 2016; relaxed about foreign buyers register
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14 May 14, 1:45pm
RBNZ's Spencer agrees collecting data on types of house buyers, including foreign buyers, "would be useful," but up to Govt to do it
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