NZ's newest house builder: Japanese giant Panasonic Homes joins Mike Greer
A brand name better known for electronics than construction has finished its first New Zealand home.Panasonic Homes says it has built a prefabricated three-bedroom prototype in the Waikato's Te Kauwhata, the first of many it will... More
The $8.5m clifftop estate expats are prepared to buy sight unseen
A luxury multimillion-dollar estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean is attracting "tremendous" buyer interest, including from ex-pats who are prepared to buy sight unseen. Kauri Mountain Point , which sits on 10.15ha on its own peninsula... More
Irishman Creek Station reportedly going up for sale
The Irishman Creek Station is reportedly going up for sale.The property, a short distance from Lake Tekapo, is currently a sheep and beef farm.In the early 1950s, the station played a major role in the way boats propelled themselves... More
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promised to fix the housing crisis - and our readers had a lot to say about it
On Thursday morning, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared that fixing New Zealand's housing crisis " is a key focus of this Government ".Ardern made the pledge at a Nelson press conference where she gave details about the Government's... More
Elizabeth Zhong murder: Vineyard owned by victim bought by Southland farmers
A Southland dairy farming couple with a passion for Central Otago have purchased a vineyard owned by a slain Auckland woman.Northern Southland dairy farmer Tony Cleland confirmed to the Otago Daily Times he and his wife Alison had... More
Record price for Queenstown Hill home
A record price has been fetched for a Queenstown Hill holiday home.The award-winning four-bedroom St Andrews Park home sold this week for more than Queenstown Hill's previous high — a home at The Peak that sold for $6.4 million... More
Mortgage wars: ANZ matches record-low Westpac interest rate
Competition in the home loan market has stepped up a notch again with ANZ moving to match rival Westpac.The country's largest bank has dropped its one-year fixed-term mortgage rate to 2.29 per cent - a rate which Westpac began offering... More
Shipping container for rent at $390/wk: Council to inspect
A converted shipping container being advertised as a one-bedroom home available to rent at nearly $400 per week will be investigated by council. The Wellington rental , which was listed on Trade Me yesterday at the steep price of... More
House prices double over past decade in some parts of New Zealand
By RNZ In the last 10 years, the value of property has doubled in some areas of New Zealand.Figures released by realestate.co.nz show between 2011 and 2020 the asking prices for some properties went up by more than 100 per cent.The... More