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Wednesday, 03 June 2015
No free state houses for iwi - English
12:12 | 2/6/15
The Government says while it welcomes the interest of iwi in social housing, it won't be giving them state houses for free as one group wants.
Iwi want state housing transferred for free
01:14 | 30/5/15
A representative of the iwi Chairs Forum refutes claims Maori are lining up to invest in the 200 state houses the Government are selling, and says that iwi should have the state houses transferred for free.
Auckland house consents decline
12:20 | 29/5/15
New Zealand building consents fell in April as intentions to build houses decreased, while apartment permits climbed on the back of demand in Auckland for affordable housing.
Nick Smith's housing tour of Auckland
11:49 | 29/5/15
The Housing Minister has caved to pressure, hiring a minibus to show reporters which vacant Crown sections in Auckland should be turned into housing.
Auckland housing: Nick Smith’s lay of the land
06:12 | 29/5/15
The Government's unveiled its latest initiative to combat soaring house prices in Auckland - 600 properties earmarked for development on public land.
Labour takes aim at convention centre's pillars
09:02 | 28/5/15
Labour's latest gripe with SkyCity's downsized international convention centre is that it will have pillars which will block views and get in people's way.
University of Auckland unfazed by housing costs
05:48 | 27/5/15
The University of Auckland says it is not worried the city's expensive housing will cause it to lose students.
Opportunity knocks for first-home buyers
09:00 | 26/5/15
With the inclusion of member tax credits, first-home buyers have potentially thousands more dollars in their withdrawal.
Labour slams Govt plan to build on Crown land
06:09 | 26/5/15
The Government's plan to open up public land to help with the Auckland housing crisis is under attack, with revelations the land includes a power substation site.
Straw house borrows old-world techniques
07:17 | 25/5/15
At Kinloch, not far from Taupo, is a house that's borrowed old-world techniques from Europe and America to create a house that is almost part of the land itself.
English: Foreign buyers 'not main property driver'
12:00 | 23/5/15
Finance Minister Bill English is sceptical about claims foreign buyers are driving the Auckland property market, and says supply remains the main factor.
Budget 2015: Crown land housing development due 6 months
02:01 | 21/5/15
The Government wants its first development agreement for housing on vacant Crown land in Auckland signed, sealed and delivered within six months.
Longest glass bridge spans Chinese canyon
12:46 | 20/5/15
If you're scared of heights, then China's newest glass bridge is maybe something you'd want to avoid.
Auckland's housing crisis: Are garden cities the answer?
07:06 | 20/5/15
One of London's solution to providing affordable housing is garden cities - so is it a model Auckland should be looking at?
Questions over trashed Christchurch state house
07:00 | 20/5/15
Used needles and drug paraphernalia lie in and around an abandoned house on a busy Christchurch street just 200 metres from a high school.
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