Victoria University takes over management of two halls of residence
Victoria University is taking over management of two of its halls of residence, including Te Puni Village, where an alleged kidnapping, burglary, and assault took place earlier this year. In a statement this afternoon, the university... More
'House only leaks when it rains' - landlord must pay tenant $9900 over roof, mould, dampness
A landlord must pay a tenant nearly $10,000 because of a leaking roof and dampness during five winters, an issue so severe that teenagers were forced to sleep in a lounge.Vinay Grover's Grovers Investments must pay the tenant whose... More
Tenancy Tribunal: 'Out of her depth' landlord told she can't use her garden, laundry or mailbox
A landlord living in a sleepout behind her main rented house has been told to remove her garden furniture as she has no right to share the garden, laundry or mailbox with her tenants.Landlord Suzanne Mitchell was found to be "out... More
50 open homes, 20 auctions, 7 offers and no house. Buyer's frustration over house-price signals
A fed-up house hunter who has missed out at more than 20 auctions claims buyers are being given false hope that they can afford homes beyond their budgets.But the real estate industry is defending the actions of agents, saying they... More
Police arrest three at Waiheke Island marina protest
Police have made three arrests at a Waiheke Island protest where protesters are trying to stop a marina being built.A group, Protect Pūtiki, has posted images of police at the usually quiet Kennedy Point area.Inspector Dave... More