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Housing Market

$300m Auckland housing project in doubt

A $300 million scheme to fast-track 6200 new houses in Auckland's northwest is facing financial challenges and could be canned.Last year, Auckland …


Unprecedented 21 Bella Vista homes to be issued dangerous building certificates in Tauranga

STUFF<p>The buildings have been deemed dangerous and cannot be occupied, despite some having been issued code of compliance status.<p>Tauranga City Council …


Auckland apartment selling for $30k: Buyer beware, realtor warns

Here's an unusual tale - about cheap Auckland property. Apartments are going for a song and a list of the latest auction results from two specialist …

Real Estate

Where to build or buy: The top 10 hot spots

The top 10 hot spots for future property growth have been revealed - and all the important boxes of transport, infrastructure and amenity have been …

Top 10

America's Cup: Glenn Ashby looking ahead to 2021 campaign with Team New Zealand

Team New Zealand's America's Cup winning skipper Glenn Ashby had no intention of leaving his yachting "family" as preparations got underway for the …


America's Cup: Dean Barker to helm USA team in 52 Super Series

Kiwi Dean Barker has been linked to the New York Yacht Club's America's Cup team.New York Yacht Club CEO and skipper Terry Hutchinson has hired …


America's Cup: Team New Zealand begin testing new mainsail design

Concept testing of a new mainsail design to be used in the America's Cup is underway. After months of designing and simulating, the concept was put …


America's Cup: Jimmy Spithill joins Italian syndicate Luna Rossa

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill has jumped ship for the next America's Cup and rejoined Italy's Luna Rossa syndicate.The Australian, who has …


America's Cup: Grant Dalton says Jimmy Spithill will need to watch his words

Grant Dalton warned Jimmy Spithill to watch his words in order to maintain the strong relationship between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna …


Location of America's Cup bases confirmed

A final agreement for the location of the America's Cup bases in Auckland has been made.The 36th America's Cup in 2021 will be held on Auckland's …

New Zealand

Team New Zealand reveal AC75 Class Rule for 2021 America's Cup

The class rule for the AC75 has been released, meaning Team New Zealand can go from developing the rule to developing the boat.Team New Zealand …


Six challengers emerge for next America's Cup

Luna Rossa sailing boss Max Sirena and syndicate chief Patrizio Bertelli are key figures in the challenging group for the next America's Cup.<p>Six …


A brief history of the America's Cup war of the wharves

Team New Zealand will defend the America's Cup on home waters after the Kiwi syndicate finally came to an agreement with the Auckland Council and …

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Jacinda Ardern

4000 homes to be built in Mt Albert

LAWRENCE SMITH/Stuff<p>NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, accompanied by Housing minister Phil Tywford, announce the purchase by the Government of 29.3 …


Rest homes under fire according to report

Health Minister David Clark wouldn't comment when changes might happen in the aged care industry.<p>Pressure is mounting on the government to address …

Medical Marijuana

How Phil Twyford plans to address the renting crisis

Stuff<p>A relentless stream of renters are begging, bargaining and bribing their way into properties scarcer than gold. Something's got to give.<p>New …

Phil Twyford introduces bill to ban letting fees

CREDIT: Henry Cooke/Stuff<p>Housing Minister Phil Twyford announces a new bill to ban letting fees.<p>Housing Minister Phil Twyford has tabled a bill that …

New Zealand

Super City real estate hot spots: Auckland suburbs with the biggest rise in median sale price

Auckland's top property hotspots have been revealed in new figures from the city's biggest real estate agency.Barfoot & Thompson's list of suburbs …

Real Estate

House prices rise across New Zealand

The Real Estate Institute said the house price index rose 1.4 percent in February, over January, with the annual rate up 3.9 percent<p>All but two of …

Buying, selling, renting.

The New Zealand property market remained almost static in February after the national average asking price fell just 0.6 per cent on January to …

New Zealand

Future city glimpse: Radical anti-car Auckland apartment block

A 33-unit, $17.5 million apartment block on a tiny site is being opened today, challenging car-centric Aucklanders by offering not a single private …

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