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Saturday, 29 April 2017
Buyers look elsewhere as Auckland's housing crisis worsens
05:00 | 1/7/16
Home buyers who would normally try and find a place in Auckland are looking a little further afield, as the housing crisis finally starts to deter people from living in New Zealand's most populated city.
Auckland Council kicks out families to make way for carpark
02:29 | 30/6/16
Auckland Council has told families to get out of their homes and make way for a carpark.
2000 state houses being under-occupied
12:02 | 29/6/16
As of February this year 2320 three-bedroom Housing NZ properties were being occupied by a single person - that's around 4640 bedrooms sitting empty.
Bennett disputes five month wait for HNZ house
04:17 | 29/6/16
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is challenging Ministry of Social Development data which shows the average time it takes them to house the homeless is 155 days.
NZ's rich getting richer, new figures show
11:12 | 28/6/16
The richest 10 percent of Kiwis have hoarded more than half the country's wealth, with the bottom 40 percent scraping by with only 3 percent.
RBNZ: 40pct of new lending for interest-only mortgages
07:33 | 28/6/16
A hot property market and low interest rates are driving interest-only mortgage lending, which RBNZ says is at 40 percent.
Housing NZ's meth testing is overzealous - Drug Foundation
06:02 | 28/6/16
Housing New Zealand is being accused of falsely evicting tenants and wasting taxpayers' money on unnecessary meth decontamination.
'Unprecedented' accommodation demand hits Queenstown
07:11 | 25/6/16
A huge increase in tourism is putting serious pressure on accommodation in Queenstown as demand far outstrips supply, and that's also shutting families and seasonal workers out of the market.
Queenstown could get 490 new homes
05:48 | 24/6/16
Four special housing areas have been approved in Queenstown with the potential for 490 new homes.
Snell's singlet settles into new home
06:55 | 21/6/16
Sir Peter Snell is staggered his Olympic singlet has fetched nearly three times an estimate he already thought was ridiculous.
Peter Snell's singlet goes up for auction
06:02 | 21/6/16
Auctioneers say legendary New Zealand runner Sir Peter Snell's 1964 Olympic Games singlet may go for more than its $50,000 estimate.
Snell's singlet might've fetched more at auction
04:32 | 21/6/16
Peter Snell's racing singlet from his gold medal 1500m run at the 1964 Olympics just fetched $122,500 at auction -- but there are claims it could've been even more valuable if just one digit had been different.
Grants to move from Auckland kick in
06:04 | 20/6/16
People struggling to find somewhere to live in Auckland will now be able to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to help them move out of the city.
Te Puea Marae: Home first, paperwork later
01:32 | 20/6/16
In the past three weeks, Te Puea Marae has found homes for 65 families -- so what's their secret?
Mixed news for US housing
10:00 | 18/6/16
US housing started slipping in May, however building permit gains may stimulate future economic growth.
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