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A children's home which housed at-risk youth for 90 years has re-opened its doors on an idyllic hillside spot near Christchurch.
It may have looked like Auckland's out-of-control housing market was cooling off, but latest figures show property prices picked up again in September setting new records.
A network to support Maori-led house building projects has been launched at the opening of a housing development by a Ngaruawahia whanau.
House prices rose at their fastest annual pace in more than eight years, as demand for Auckland housing overflowed to nearby regions including Hamilton, QV says.
We've got a big problem with our houses in New Zealand. Too often they're not built well enough, and they're not warm enough.
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says an extra 120 places a year will be available for people who urgently need somewhere to stay.
The Government's Rules Reduction Taskforce has so far cost taxpayers $727,241.
Once worth $1.85 million, a home in Wellington is now being advertised with a starting bid of $550,000 after a fish tank overflowed in the apartment above.
Rules will change next week requiring 30 percent deposits for Auckland landlords and taxes will be included on investment property sales.
Auction attendance and clearance rates in the rampant Auckland housing market have dropped in a potential signal the market has reached a turning point.
A one-bedroom unit will now set Auckland renters back $400 a week as landlords respond to exorbitant sale prices and tight supply.
One young couple went to use KiwiSaver to build their new house and discovered they couldn't.
Tauranga is one of New Zealand's fastest growing cities. But that's causing big issues for those who live there who say they're being priced out of the market by cashed-up Aucklanders.
Demand for housing in Auckland is now overflowing into other regions, as investors wait for loan-to-value ratio restrictions to come into effect in the city from November 1.
A new Bill introduced into Parliament today will make rules around fencing swimming pools more consistent and will save on compliance costs.
A booming tourism industry is reportedly creating serious housing pressure in Queenstown, forcing some people to live in cold and overpopulated buildings.
A bill designed to ensure property speculators pay tax on their gains has passed its first reading in Parliament.
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