Community house tenants fighting eviction ordered to pay $18,000 in a week
Residents of an Auckland community house fighting eviction will have to cough up more than $18,000 by next Wednesday to remain at the property.Today Justice Brewer issued an order stating residents of Hum Hospitality can stay living... More
New Zealand's new housing policy is really just a new tax package — and it's a mess
OPINION: Economists like to talk about "optimal policy instruments" — essentially, policies that achieve their objectives more effectively or efficiently than the alternatives, and have minimal unintended consequences. Judged... More
Auckland University rides property boom, nets big profit on vice-chancellor's home
Auckland University has netted an up to $600,000 profit in just 12 months after reselling a Parnell mansion controversially bought for its vice-chancellor.It paid $5.06 million for the luxurious four-bedroom home in December 2019... More
Lamorna Rogers: The housing crisis isn't taking a holiday
OPINION I don't know the answer to the housing crisis but I do know that there's some things we're not talking about. We're not talking about what happens in towns where huge shares of the properties are holiday homes. I'm talking... More
Auckland's Chief Post Office re-opens after four years and $4.4b City Rail Link job
Auckland's former Chief Post Office reopens to the public this afternoon after four years in which two new tunnels were built under the 109-year-old heritage-listed building.From 1pm, people will again be able to get inside the... More