8 things that mattered this week
The Government is set to introduce legislation to ban foreign buyers from buying existing homes and to force them to sell any new homes or apartments that they build.
The Government has announced stricter tests for New Zealand's overseas investment regime to further limit the sale of rural land to foreigners, with Associate Finance Minister David Parker saying Kiwis should be prioritised over "a one per center from overseas".
The Green Party has revealed its final list rankings for this year’s election, with an emphasis on fresh talent and diversity putting some sitting MPs at risk.
The Local Government Commission (LGC) has released a draft proposal for one Council and one mayor for the whole Northland region.