Archive for the 'Auckland' Category

Auckland Council wins prestigious 6 Green Star Award

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council announced today that it is the proud winner of a prestigious 6 Green Star award for the retrofit internal building upgrade project at the councils headquarters at 135 Albert Street. Read more »

Stats NZ lease deal ‘astronomical’

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Statistics New Zealands new lease with Wellingtons Chow Brothers for offices at 318 Lambton Quay signs up taxpayers for $794 per square metre per year an astronomical amount for office space according to the New Zealand Taxpayers … Read more »

Auckland property investor lending tumbles 18%

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Lending to property investors buying homes in Auckland fell 18 percent in August after the Reserve Bank imposed new lending restrictions in July. Read more »

The Law is Flawed: Occupy the Auckland High Court

Press Release – Racial Equality Aotearoa

The New Zealand justice system is anything but just. It perpetuates issues like racism, sexism, transphobia, and ableism. Read more »

Vector Financial Results

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors earnings rise as new technology, business transformation and strong cost control accelerates drive towards a new energy future; business on track to achieve full-year guidance Read more »

Auckland Museum to Develop New Memorial Space

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

The iconic heritage building, Auckland War Memorial Museum, is reaching the latest milestone in its heritage maintenance and restoration plan. Starting next month, new work will focus on the East Gallery on the top floor of the Museum and the restoration … Read more »

Reserve Bank responds to submissions on LVR rule changes

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a summary of submissions and final policy positions in regards to changes in the Loan to Value Ratio restriction rules (LVRs), and the asset classification of residential property investment loans in the Capital Adequacy … Read more »

Taking a stand on property investment

Press Release – Benje Patterson

15 May 2015 Taking a stand on property investment Written by Benje Patterson, Senior Economist at Infometrics Ltd The Reserve Bank has launched an offensive against property investors in Auckland. By October this year, lending restrictions will increase for … Read more »

New LVR restrictions won’t address Auckland’s housing issues

Press Release – Harcourts

New Zealands largest real estate company, Harcourts believes that the new LVR restrictions will do little to solve housing issues in Auckland but that the changes should provide some benefit to the rest of the country. Read more »

New LVR restrictions on Auckland housing

Press Release – Reserve Bank

New Zealands financial system is sound and operating effectively, but faces significant risks, Reserve Bank Governor, Graeme Wheeler, said today when releasing the Banks May Financial Stability Report . Read more »

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