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23 Feb 19, 8:02am
Wellington Town Hall seismic strengthening and upgrade work hit by skyrocketing costs
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22 Feb 19, 9:32am
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Government should give Auckland Council the GST revenue it makes from rates paid by Aucklanders
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21 Feb 19, 11:51am
Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
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20 Feb 19, 3:35pm
New Zealand Infrastructure Commission unveiled
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20 Feb 19, 11:30am
In today's low interest rate world one-off investment opportunities touting high returns sound tempting. So how are they priced, what are the risks and who, if anyone, has regulatory oversight of them?
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20 Feb 19, 8:11am
Auckland Council property swap plan puts waterfront assets at risk according to councillor Mike Lee
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18 Feb 19, 12:44pm
Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) gives company green light to dump marine waste near Great Barrier Island
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16 Feb 19, 9:31am
Auditor General notes growing debts and rising costs at councils as they grapple with issues including population growth and climate change
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14 Feb 19, 4:25pm
Increased costs for Downtown Ferry Terminal upgrade and queries about the business case
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13 Feb 19, 3:14pm
Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
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13 Feb 19, 12:46pm
Government announces planned reforms of vocational education and training
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12 Feb 19, 11:03am
New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) re-evaluating Auckland’s much maligned East-West Link (EWL) motorway project
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12 Feb 19, 9:39am
A $100 million marine development in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter is awaiting OIO approval before work can start
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12 Feb 19, 7:26am
Tax concerns over transfer of millions of dollars’ worth of prime waterfront property between Council Controlled Organisation and the Auckland Council
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11 Feb 19, 10:24am
A working group report looking at the feasibility of relocating the Ports of Auckland is expected soon
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7 Feb 19, 3:25pm
Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff should find money for an apparent City Rail Link shortfall instead of worrying about light rail
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5 Feb 19, 2:10pm
Decision pending on company's plans to dump dredged material from Auckland Harbour near Great Barrier Island
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5 Feb 19, 1:33pm
Despite recent set-backs KiwiBuild says its mass produced housing plans are still on-track
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4 Feb 19, 1:55pm
Local Government New Zealand's call for government action to address rising sea levels met with minister's somewhat muted response
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1 Feb 19, 12:16pm
The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector
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