Articles tagged Housing

Controversial changes to the rules governing overseas investment will soon take effect after being passed by Parliament this week. Businesses now need to consider how to best work with the new rules. Andrew Petersen and Glenn Shewan from Bell Gully take a look how the new regime may affect commercial transactions.

Phil Twyford says he will draw up what he calls an action plan with the beleaguered construction industry to address its deep-rooted problems, Thomas Coughlan reports.

New Zealand house values eased in the past three months as lower value, more affordable properties sold at a faster rate, due to continued demand from first home buyers, according to Quotable Value. Rebecca Howard reports

Fonterra's Chairman John Wilson stepped down for health reasons, potentially re-opening a debate about Fonterra's future structure. Various community leaders and economists called on the Government to relax its debt limits to invest in infrastructure, but Winston Peters and Grant Robertson say they aren't planning any relaxation until after the 2020 election.