planning

24th Sep 19, 8:25am
ANZ senior economist Miles Workman says despite the fact land costs make a significant contribution to house price inflation, the downsides to simply freeing up more for urban use suggest a careful and considered approach is needed
ANZ senior economist Miles Workman says despite the fact land costs make a significant contribution to house price inflation, the downsides to simply freeing up more for urban use suggest a careful and considered approach is needed
24th Sep 19, 8:25am
20th Sep 19, 11:59am
Minister of Urban Development Phil Twyford hails establishment of new Crown agency Kainga Ora in October, which he says will transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand
Minister of Urban Development Phil Twyford hails establishment of new Crown agency Kainga Ora in October, which he says will transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand
20th Sep 19, 11:59am
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
David Hargreaves argues that the current push to devolve central government powers to local authorities should not be countenanced - but there's a danger it will be with an election looming
9th Jul 19, 1:09pm
29th Jun 19, 9:46am
Auckland Council worried government's planned housing and urban development authority could see council paying for increased infrastructure costs, with its planning overridden 
Auckland Council worried government's planned housing and urban development authority could see council paying for increased infrastructure costs, with its planning overridden 
29th Jun 19, 9:46am
30th May 19, 4:33pm
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
30th May 19, 4:33pm
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30th May 19, 11:01am
Statistics NZ figures for April suggest house building activity both in Auckland and around the country may be starting to ease, albeit from very high levels
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Statistics NZ figures for April suggest house building activity both in Auckland and around the country may be starting to ease, albeit from very high levels
30th May 19, 11:01am
20th May 19, 1:52pm
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
20th May 19, 1:52pm
15th May 19, 9:11am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
15th May 19, 9:11am
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
8th Oct 18, 3:14pm
A discussion document has been released for consultation on the proposed independent infrastructure agency through which it is planned to lift the quality of infrastructure investment in New Zealand
A discussion document has been released for consultation on the proposed independent infrastructure agency through which it is planned to lift the quality of infrastructure investment in New Zealand
8th Oct 18, 3:14pm
24th Aug 18, 10:00am
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Katharine Moody on environmental conflict resolution, towards a circular economy, banning the bag, what we can learn from albatrosses, ethics and environmentalism, Einstein & more
Katharine Moody on environmental conflict resolution, towards a circular economy, banning the bag, what we can learn from albatrosses, ethics and environmentalism, Einstein & more
24th Aug 18, 10:00am
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm
16th Jul 18, 4:36pm
David Hargreaves says other things need to happen first before we consider giving local government more decentralised power
David Hargreaves says other things need to happen first before we consider giving local government more decentralised power
16th Jul 18, 4:36pm
12th Jul 18, 10:49am
Westpac economists revise upwards their forecasts for house construction in the country's largest city; say Auckland getting close to building enough houses to keep up with population growth
Westpac economists revise upwards their forecasts for house construction in the country's largest city; say Auckland getting close to building enough houses to keep up with population growth
12th Jul 18, 10:49am
17th May 18, 3:25pm
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2018 Budget
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2018 Budget
17th May 18, 3:25pm
5th Mar 18, 10:30am
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Parliament deserves better advice about the policies it is being asked to consider
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Parliament deserves better advice about the policies it is being asked to consider
5th Mar 18, 10:30am
1st Mar 18, 9:07am
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New research from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research finds a very dynamic construction sector with a lot of staff changing firms and many companies both entering and exiting the industry
New research from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research finds a very dynamic construction sector with a lot of staff changing firms and many companies both entering and exiting the industry
1st Mar 18, 9:07am
28th Feb 18, 2:59pm
New Reserve Bank paper puts estimate of Auckland housing shortage far higher than previous RBNZ estimates; says if construction worker shortfall continues it will be 'difficult' to overcome the shortage
New Reserve Bank paper puts estimate of Auckland housing shortage far higher than previous RBNZ estimates; says if construction worker shortfall continues it will be 'difficult' to overcome the shortage
28th Feb 18, 2:59pm

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