Articles tagged Christchurch City Council

The building consent and resource management functions of Christchurch City Council were now "working well in general" but more needed to be done to ease the frustration of developers and home owners wanting to rebuild, said a review of the Council’s resource management functions .

Briefing papers released on Thursday showed Treasury warned the Government against expansion of first home buyer subsidies and suggested the Government look at introducing limits on foreign ownership. Also, Housing Minister Nick Smith has signalled the Government is now looking to form housing accords with Wellington and Christchurch Councils.