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Brendon Harre connects the lessons from Henry George to the outrageous housing price problems of today. "Rocket scientists do not forget about gravity so why do planners forget about economic rent?"
22nd Jan 22, 10:15am
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Brendon Harre connects the lessons from Henry George to the outrageous housing price problems of today. "Rocket scientists do not forget about gravity so why do planners forget about economic rent?"
Farm land prices are not rising and haven't been for at least a decade. Clearly farmers are not 'farming for capital gains', no matter what farm type you review
22nd Oct 19, 2:26pm
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Farm land prices are not rising and haven't been for at least a decade. Clearly farmers are not 'farming for capital gains', no matter what farm type you review
Tex Edwards cooks up a multi course recipe to improve housing affordability in New Zealand. With market failure more government involvement is required, he argues 
23rd Apr 18, 5:18pm
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Tex Edwards cooks up a multi course recipe to improve housing affordability in New Zealand. With market failure more government involvement is required, he argues 
Rezoning to allow more intensive development brought windfall profits for some property owners, not so much for others, says Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
19th Apr 18, 10:16am
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Rezoning to allow more intensive development brought windfall profits for some property owners, not so much for others, says Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
Auckland Council's economists argue full development contributions are unlikely to result in higher house prices, will be absorbed by land owners who currently receive windfall gains from ratepayer-funded infrastructure
17th Apr 18, 11:13am
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Auckland Council's economists argue full development contributions are unlikely to result in higher house prices, will be absorbed by land owners who currently receive windfall gains from ratepayer-funded infrastructure
Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says the price of new Auckland houses must drop if housing affordability is to be significantly improved
9th Sep 17, 6:02am
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Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says the price of new Auckland houses must drop if housing affordability is to be significantly improved
A Government-commissioned report has found that land use regulations add about 56% to the cost of houses in Auckland; 'prices far outweigh costs in most major NZ cities'
20th Jul 17, 12:22pm
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A Government-commissioned report has found that land use regulations add about 56% to the cost of houses in Auckland; 'prices far outweigh costs in most major NZ cities'
Auckland house price rises following Housing Accord to ‘boost supply’ means ‘10 steps back before a single step forward,’ Rodney Dickens says; Labour’s urban limit & infrastructure debt proposal “offers much more hope”
5th May 17, 8:34am
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Auckland house price rises following Housing Accord to ‘boost supply’ means ‘10 steps back before a single step forward,’ Rodney Dickens says; Labour’s urban limit & infrastructure debt proposal “offers much more hope”
Michael Reddell says reshaping our immigration policy would end Auckland house price inflation, lower our interest rates, and drop our exchange rate. And he says it would raise average incomes
6th Aug 16, 9:39am
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Michael Reddell says reshaping our immigration policy would end Auckland house price inflation, lower our interest rates, and drop our exchange rate. And he says it would raise average incomes
Michael Reddell argues sky high house prices & plummeting affordability are what happens when land use restrictions run head-on into population pressures
12th Aug 15, 12:12pm
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Michael Reddell argues sky high house prices & plummeting affordability are what happens when land use restrictions run head-on into population pressures
Economist Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy analyses the Auckland house price data to see if it really is a 'bubble'; and if it is will it collapse or is it a 'rational bubble'
6th Aug 15, 9:30am
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Economist Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy analyses the Auckland house price data to see if it really is a 'bubble'; and if it is will it collapse or is it a 'rational bubble'
Alison Cadman says our housing 'social asset' is as vital as our roading 'social asset' and needs a similar "15 year whole-of-govt & integrated planning model"
5th Aug 15, 5:00am
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Alison Cadman says our housing 'social asset' is as vital as our roading 'social asset' and needs a similar "15 year whole-of-govt & integrated planning model"
Arthur Grimes digs into the multi-faceted, complex issues of housing affordability
21st Jul 15, 12:02pm
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Arthur Grimes digs into the multi-faceted, complex issues of housing affordability
Where Labour got its numbers from for NZ$300,000 cost to build affordable homes; Delighted govt 'backs' raw land costs; Plus, can David Parker do maths?
28th Nov 12, 8:32am
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Where Labour got its numbers from for NZ$300,000 cost to build affordable homes; Delighted govt 'backs' raw land costs; Plus, can David Parker do maths?
Opinion: Alan McMahon says developers will not reduce prices unless they have to, and a more efficient consent process may in fact increase land costs. Your view?
5th Nov 12, 9:51am
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Opinion: Alan McMahon says developers will not reduce prices unless they have to, and a more efficient consent process may in fact increase land costs. Your view?
Govt to release response to housing affordability report later today; To focus on development costs, land supply, Finance Minister English says
29th Oct 12, 7:48am
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Govt to release response to housing affordability report later today; To focus on development costs, land supply, Finance Minister English says
NZ residential property market improving, but not becoming over-heated, BNZ's Alexander says; 'No flood of properties likely anytime soon'
16th Apr 12, 11:26am
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NZ residential property market improving, but not becoming over-heated, BNZ's Alexander says; 'No flood of properties likely anytime soon'
NZ property values fell slightly in March after year of slight month-on-month increases, Quotable Value says
12th Apr 12, 10:49am
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NZ property values fell slightly in March after year of slight month-on-month increases, Quotable Value says
Productivity Commission recommends immediate release of land for residential development in Auckland, Christchurch, in final housing affordability report
11th Apr 12, 11:10am
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Productivity Commission recommends immediate release of land for residential development in Auckland, Christchurch, in final housing affordability report
Auckland house prices to stop rising despite demand pressure as prices hit unaffordable levels, NZIER says; Rents may rise until supply comes back
1st Mar 12, 5:56pm
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Auckland house prices to stop rising despite demand pressure as prices hit unaffordable levels, NZIER says; Rents may rise until supply comes back
BusinessDesk: NZ building consents rise 8.3% in January from December, driven by retirement unit consents in Christchurch
29th Feb 12, 11:39am
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BusinessDesk: NZ building consents rise 8.3% in January from December, driven by retirement unit consents in Christchurch
Leader Phil Goff says Labour's pledge to buy land for 1,500 sections an attempt to help keep a lid on Christchurch land prices
20th Sep 11, 7:57am
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Leader Phil Goff says Labour's pledge to buy land for 1,500 sections an attempt to help keep a lid on Christchurch land prices
Jan building consents down 17% from year ago; monthly trend still negative, Stats NZ figures show
7th Mar 11, 11:51am
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Jan building consents down 17% from year ago; monthly trend still negative, Stats NZ figures show
Super City Council should expand Auckland Metropolitan Urban Limits for more commercial, residential development, Bayleys says
29th Nov 10, 12:16pm
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Super City Council should expand Auckland Metropolitan Urban Limits for more commercial, residential development, Bayleys says
Auckland population growth to stretch land supply, increase the number of renters and create infrastructure problems, report says
18th Nov 10, 4:57pm
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Auckland population growth to stretch land supply, increase the number of renters and create infrastructure problems, report says