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Green Party: Well, they would say that wouldn’t they?

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, affordable housing, capital gains tax, CGT, Economy, Work, & Welfare, first home buyers, Green Party, Housing, housing crisis, IMF, James Shaw, Labour, negative gearing, OECD, Opposition News, Politics, renters' rights, renting, Reserve Bank, tax, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Green Party: Well, they would say that wouldn’t they?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party: Well, they would say that wouldn’t they? Property investors’ lobby groups have been up in arms this week about Labour and Green parties’ plans to close tax loopholes and fix the housing market. That’s probably a good thing. Like an investor in any […]

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Green Party: Alfred Ngaro reflects National’s culture of silencing debate

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Housing, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party: Alfred Ngaro reflects National’s culture of silencing debate

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party: Alfred Ngaro reflects National’s culture of silencing debate Image from Getty Images Community groups must be free to advocate for the people they serve. It’s these people who see first-hand if ideas dreamt up in Wellington actually work on the ground. It’s essential […]

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Industry Newsletter April 2017

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Housing, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Industry Newsletter April 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Real Estate Agents Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Industry Newsletter April 2017 Welcome to the autumn newsletter. There is certainly a lot going on in the real estate sector – which is perhaps why there is so much to share with you in this edition. It’s a busy time at REAA […]

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Point England: An almighty mess in the making

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Campaign, Dotterel, Environment & Resource Management, Eugenie Sage, Green Party, Housing, Marama Davidson, Ngati Paoa, Nick Smith, Opposition News, papakainga, Point England, Politics, rma, tamaki, Tamaki redevelopment, Te Whanake, The Issues, tuturiwhatu  /  Comments Off on Point England: An almighty mess in the making

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Point England: An almighty mess in the making A special joint blog from Marama Davidson, Green Party social housing spokesperson and Eugenie Sage, Green Party environment spokesperson. A Treaty settlement, environmental planning, affordable housing, threatened native species and recreation spaces are all in play in […]

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Use the natural resource in your own backyard

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Housing, Investment, Press Release, Property Council of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Use the natural resource in your own backyard

MIL OSI – Source: Property Council New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Use the natural resource in your own backyard Use the natural resource in your own backyard 23/03/17 10:57 AM New Zealand is missing a prime opportunity to combine its sustainable timber resources with an innovative manufacturing system to build faster and more efficiently. Daryl […]

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First Landlord Conviction under new Tenancy Law Reform

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Government, Housing, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on First Landlord Conviction under new Tenancy Law Reform

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: First Landlord Conviction under new Tenancy Law Reform (PR.co.nz) Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team’s first successful prosecution of a landlord for renting […]

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Walking the walk on the Living Wage

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, auckland university, Economy, Work, & Welfare, fair pay, Green Party, Housing, living wage, Opposition News, Politics, Tertiary Education, TEU, Union  /  Comments Off on Walking the walk on the Living Wage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Walking the walk on the Living Wage 1200 staff from the University of Auckland are stopping work today – calling on the Vice-Chancellor to offer union members a fair and equitable increase in pay. We’re really supportive of this effort and the work that the […]

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Wellington First Home and Apartment Builders $5000 Rate Discount

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Government, Housing, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Wellington First Home and Apartment Builders $5000 Rate Discount

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington First Home and Apartment Builders $5000 Rate Discount (PR.co.nz) “Affordable housing is one of the things we all love about Wellington. It’s what attracts people to come and build their lives here,” Wellington Mayor, Justin Lester says. “In the face of a shortage of […]

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Auckland’s Mayor’s vision for a global city hinges on infrastructure

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Housing, Investment, Press Release, Property Council of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland’s Mayor’s vision for a global city hinges on infrastructure

MIL OSI – Source: Property Council New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland’s Mayor’s vision for a global city hinges on infrastructure Auckland’s Mayor’s vision for a global city hinges on infrastructure 6/03/17 12:47 PM Lack of investment in vital infrastructure is holding back Auckland’s ability to stand tall as a global city and manage population […]

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Industry Newsletter February 2017

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Housing, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Industry Newsletter February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Real Estate Agents Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Industry Newsletter February 2017 STATISTICS   I hope 2017 has started well for you all. While many New Zealanders enjoy holidays and long weekends over summer, I know that for many of you this is a busy time of year. In this newsletter […]

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Unlicensed agents will be brought to account says REAA

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Housing, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Unlicensed agents will be brought to account says REAA

MIL OSI – Source: Real Estate Agents Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Unlicensed agents will be brought to account says REAA The recent prosecution of an Auckland man for unlicensed trading sends a clear message to those operating on the fringes of real estate activity, says Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) chief executive Kevin Lampen-Smith.​ […]

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Tick-box democracy not good enough

Published By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Housing, Investment, Press Release, Property Council of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Tick-box democracy not good enough

MIL OSI – Source: Property Council New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Tick-box democracy not good enough Tick-box democracy not good enough 23/02/17 12:06 PM Dunedin City Council’s decision to scrap public hearings is tick-box democracy and will not provide sufficient financial transparency to ratepayers says Geoff Thomas, Otago Chapter Branch President, Property Council New Zealand. […]

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National’s risky housing market

Published By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, affordable houses, affordable housing, Auckland, community housing, Faster Into Homes, Green Party, healthy homes, Home for Life, Homes not Cars, house prices, Housing, interest rates, James Shaw, LVR, Metiria Turei, national, Opposition News, Politics, property investment, Rental WOF, Reserve Bank, safe and secure rentals, speculator, The Issues  /  Comments Off on National’s risky housing market

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s risky housing market Once upon a time, most people thought housing markets were indestructible. Then along came the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, and people got hurt. Since then, we’ve watched housing markets much more carefully for signs of a problem. Lending is falling […]

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Why green cities make dollars and sense – Green Property Summit 2017

Published By   /  January 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Housing, Investment, Press Release, Property Council of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Why green cities make dollars and sense – Green Property Summit 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Property Council New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Why green cities make dollars and sense – Green Property Summit 2017 Why green cities make dollars and sense – Green Property Summit 2017 23/01/17 3:03 PM Building sustainable future cities that are good for the planet and offer sound economic returns is the […]

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Ending homelessness

Published By   /  January 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, affordable, Auckland, bob jones, Child Poverty, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, homelessness, Housing, inequality, Media, Opposition News, Politics, Sir robert Jones, The Issues, turangawaewae  /  Comments Off on Ending homelessness

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Ending homelessness Homelessness is a disgrace. It’s ugly and dehumanising and I can’t bear to see it every day in my home town of Wellington. Unlike Sir Robert Jones, though, I’ve never thought about blaming the victims for their situation. That’s bully talk and Sir […]

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Well, THAT happened: reflecting on 2016 and beyond

Published By   /  December 28, 2016  /  2016, 24/7 News, Child Poverty, Climate, Conservation, end 2016, Freshwater, Green MPs, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, homelessness, homelessness inquiry, Housing, Justice & Democracy, MoU, Opposition News, Politics, Society & Culture, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Well, THAT happened: reflecting on 2016 and beyond

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Well, THAT happened: reflecting on 2016 and beyond Lots of people are saying 2016 has been a bit of a shocker, with political events like Brexit and Trump; US Police shooting black people – and the emergence of Black Lives Matter; the death of legendary […]

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Industry newsletter December 2016

Published By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Housing, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Industry newsletter December 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Real Estate Agents Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Industry newsletter December 2016 STATISTICS   This is the 50th The Update newsletter the REAA has sent to licensees since the first newsletter in December 2009, a month after the REAA was established. That first issue was emailed to 11,600 licensees and focused […]

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Ministry releases key information about demand to social housing sector

Published By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, bedroom, Housing, market, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, places, Public Sector, rent, social, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on Ministry releases key information about demand to social housing sector

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Ministry releases key information about demand to social housing sector 15 December 2016. Source: Ministry of Social Development The Ministry of Social Development has today released its 2016 Social Housing Purchasing Strategy. The strategy brings together data on the nature and demand for […]

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Former National leader slams Key as achieving ‘nothing of significance’

Published By   /  December 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Housing, john key, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, prime ministers, Radio NZ, Reports  /  Comments Off on Former National leader slams Key as achieving ‘nothing of significance’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (left) with his Fijian counterpart Voreqe Bainimarama in Suva last June. He said then he wanted to “reset” ties with Fiji. Image: Fiji Times Former National Party leader Don Brash has condemned the man who ousted him for the party’s leadership, saying […]

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Buying apartments off-the-plan: Choose quality and experience

Published By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Housing, Investment, Press Release, Property Council of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Buying apartments off-the-plan: Choose quality and experience

MIL OSI – Source: Property Council New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Buying apartments off-the-plan: Choose quality and experience Buying apartments off-the-plan: Choose quality and experience 1/12/16 3:31 PM Buyers should have confidence in buying apartments off the plan says New Zealand Property Council Chief Executive, Connal Townsend. Speaking at the Property Council Residential Summit on […]

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