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The New Zealand Herald
Iwi drop legal action over housing landBastion Point, Orakei. Photo / Dean Purcell. Auckland iwi will have right of f
Iwi drop legal action over housing land
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Bastion Point, Orakei. Photo / Dean Purcell. Auckland iwi will have right of first refusal on the development of surplus land earmarked for housing - and have now withdrawn legal action against the Government. The opportunity to develop vacant... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Government and iwi reach agreement for private housing on Crown land in AucklandThe government has reached agreement with Ngati Whatua over selling 500 hectare
Government and iwi reach agreement for private housing on Crown land in Auckland
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 hours ago
The government has reached agreement with Ngati Whatua over selling 500 hectares of excess land in Auckland for private housing, which had been under High Court challenge. Under the deal announced by Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith today,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More housing humiliation for Nick SmithNick Smith has been completely humiliated once again – this time by Ngāti Whātu
More housing humiliation for Nick Smith
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 hours ago
Nick Smith has been completely humiliated once again – this time by Ngāti Whātua who have used his blunders to their full advantage to extract an excellent deal for Aucklanders that the minister would never have developed himself, Labour’s Housing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Crown land agreement to boost social housing3 September 2015Ensuring housing developed on Crown land in Auckland includes p
Crown land agreement to boost social housing
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
3 September 2015Ensuring housing developed on Crown land in Auckland includes provision for social housing will ensure more vulnerable New Zealanders can get access to warm, modern properties, Social... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Welcome New Housing AgreementTHURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The new Housing Mahi Ngātahi
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Welcome New Housing Agreement
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The new Housing Mahi Ngātahi Agreement is good news for all Aucklanders, Auckland hapū Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei said today. “Today’s agreement will see more... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Crown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programmeThursday, 3 September 2015, 1:58 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr
Crown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programme
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 1:58 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing3 September 2015 Media StatementCrown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing... Read more
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SportsFan
Longmire won't rest SwansSydney AFL coach John Longmire has no intention of resting any of his players t
Longmire won't rest Swans
SportsFan / Posted 4 hours ago
Sydney AFL coach John Longmire has no intention of resting any of his players this weekend. Photo Source: AAP By Adrian Warren SYDNEY, Sept 3 AAP - Sydney coach John Longmire won't be resting players in the final AFL regular season round this... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fall theater preview - From Shakespeare to Broadway, and beyondThe first Broadway tour coming to Cape Fear Community College's new Humanities
Fall theater preview - From Shakespeare to Broadway, and beyond
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 hours ago
The first Broadway tour coming to Cape Fear Community College's new Humanities and Fine Arts Center. The first full production by new company Dram Tree Shakespeare. And the first time "Bukowsical" -- a musical about the writer Charles Bukowski -- has... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fall theater review - From Shakespeare to Broadway, and beyondThe first Broadway tour coming to Cape Fear Community College's new Humanities
Fall theater review - From Shakespeare to Broadway, and beyond
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 hours ago
The first Broadway tour coming to Cape Fear Community College's new Humanities and Fine Arts Center. The first full production by new company Dram Tree Shakespeare. And the first time "Bukowsical" -- a musical about the writer Charles Bukowski -- has... Read more
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News.com.au
NZ quake survivor wins fight over parapetsA NEW Zealand woman who narrowly escaped being crushed in the Christchurch eart
NZ quake survivor wins fight over parapets
News.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
A NEW Zealand woman who narrowly escaped being crushed in the Christchurch earthquake has welcomed a law change she campaigned to achieve. ANN Brower on Thursday revisited the site where masonry collapsed on the bus she was in on February 22,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
New timeframe to strengthen quake-prone buildingsBuilding and Housing Minister Nick Smith said the decision to make a new catego
New timeframe to strengthen quake-prone buildings
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith said the decision to make a new category of building in new strengthening laws came after a strong submission from Canterbury earthquake survivor and Lincoln University lecturer Ann Brower. "We need to heed... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Environment project at Mahia also gets a grantAN $89,700 grant from the Community Environment Fund for the restoration of the
Environment project at Mahia also gets a grant
Gisborne Herald / Posted yesterday
AN $89,700 grant from the Community Environment Fund for the restoration of the Whangawehi stream on the Mahia Peninsula was announced yesterday by Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith during a visit to the catchment. “New Zealand has a major... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Flying visit to look at projectA FLYING stopover to see how a $65,000 government-funded project on native fish
Flying visit to look at project
Gisborne Herald / Posted yesterday
A FLYING stopover to see how a $65,000 government-funded project on native fish species is coming along was part of a visit by the Minister for the Environment Nick Smith this week. During a busy schedule yesterday, he visited a site at the Te Arai... Read more
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NZCity
Fixing quake-prone parapets a priorityFixing parapets and facades on earthquake-prone buildings is going to be a prio
Fixing quake-prone parapets a priority
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Fixing parapets and facades on earthquake-prone buildings is going to be a priority under a law change announced by the government. Housing and Building Minister Nick Smith says it's a lesson learned from the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Earthquake strengthening time halved for some buildingsBuildings with verandas and other features that could collapse into busy areas
Earthquake strengthening time halved for some buildings
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Buildings with verandas and other features that could collapse into busy areas will need to be earthquake-strengthened in half the time. Photo / iStock Buildings with verandas and other features that could collapse into busy areas will need to be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parapets and facades prioritised in revised lawWednesday, 2 September 2015, 2:36 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon D
Parapets and facades prioritised in revised law
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 2:36 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing2 September 2015Parapets and facades prioritised in revised earthquake building... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister visits Te Arai fresh water projectWednesday, 2 September 2015, 9:47 amPress Release: Gisborne District CouncilThe
Minister visits Te Arai fresh water project
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 9:47 amPress Release: Gisborne District CouncilThe Minister for the Environment (MfE), Hon Dr Nick Smith was given an update on a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ launches a new scheme to review e-waste management Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 8:32 amPress Release: Big Market ResearchNZ gover
NZ launches a new scheme to review e-waste management
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 8:32 amPress Release: Big Market ResearchNZ government launches a new scheme to review e-waste management programs in the countryInspired by Australia’s National... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Minister wants to standardise but this region’s land fits no mouldMinister for the Environment Nick Smith was in Gisborne today for a discussion
Minister wants to standardise but this region’s land fits no mould
Gisborne Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Minister for the Environment Nick Smith was in Gisborne today for a discussion with the District Council and members of the Chamber of Commerce about the National Environmental Standards (NES) for Plantation Forestry. Unfortunately the invitation... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government grant for East Coast stream restorationTuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:51 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr
Government grant for East Coast stream restoration
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:51 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment1 September 2015 An $89,700 grant... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Minister not meeting Pure HBCabinet minister Nick Smith will be carrying his twin portfolios of both Enviro
Minister not meeting Pure HB
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Cabinet minister Nick Smith will be carrying his twin portfolios of both Environment and Building and Housing as he visits Hawke's Bay today. Travelling from Gisborne, Dr Smith will visit the Wangawehi Catchment Restoration Project near Mahia,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Electric car era charges aheadA fast-charging station for electric cars will be a ''brilliant'' development f
Electric car era charges ahead
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
A fast-charging station for electric cars will be a ''brilliant'' development for Dunedin, an electric car owner says. Milton landlord Alex Gillanders bought an electric car about a year and a half ago, as soon as he calculated how much it would... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland housing consents top 1000 in JulyMedia Statement Building consent data released by Statistics New Zealand show 1
Auckland housing consents top 1000 in July
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Media Statement Building consent data released by Statistics New Zealand show 1116 homes were consented in Auckland in July, the first time in a decade that the monthly total has been over 1000, Building and... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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Northern Star
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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News Mail
Swans march all over SaintsSYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in
Swans march all over Saints
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
SYDNEY is back in town and on track for a qualifying final against Fremantle in Perth in week one of the finals after demolishing St Kilda by 97 points at Etihad Stadium 20.15 (135) to 4.14 (38). The Swans will finish fourth provided they beat the... Read more
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The North West Star
Goodes booed again as Sydney obliterate St KildaThe top four is all-but set with Sydney needing only to avoid a final-round dis
Goodes booed again as Sydney obliterate St Kilda
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
The top four is all-but set with Sydney needing only to avoid a final-round disaster against Gold Coast to deny Richmond and the Western Bulldogs the crucial double chance for their premierships runs. The top four is all but set with Sydney needing... Read more
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SportsFan
Swans cruise past Saints for big AFL winHighlights: St Kilda v Sydney Swans The Saints and Swans clash in round 22 Sy
Swans cruise past Saints for big AFL win
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
Highlights: St Kilda v Sydney Swans The Saints and Swans clash in round 22 Sydney are in the box seat to lock up a top-four finish after they made light work of St Kilda at Etihad Stadium on Sunday. With Richmond and Western Bulldogs nipping at... Read more
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The North West Star
Top four looks set as Sydney obliterate St KildaThe top four is all-but set with Sydney needing only to avoid a final-round dis
Top four looks set as Sydney obliterate St Kilda
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
The top four is all-but set with Sydney needing only to avoid a final-round disaster against Gold Coast to deny Richmond and the Western Bulldogs the crucial double chance for their premierships runs. The top four is all-but set with Sydney needing... Read more
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The North West Star
Swans remind doubters that they are a flag contenderSwans show they are a true premiership contender with a big win over the Saints
Swans remind doubters that they are a flag contender
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
Swans show they are a true premiership contender with a big win over the Saints. SYDNEY 4.3 10.6 15.10 20.15 (135) ST KILDA 1.5 3.9 4.12 4.14 (38)Goals: Sydney: I Heeney 4, A Goodes 3, K Tippett 3, M Pyke 2, S Reid 2, T Mitchell 2, H Cunningham, J... Read more
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SportsFan
Swans cruise past Saints for big winHighlights: St Kilda v Sydney Swans The Saints and Swans clash in round 22 Sy
Swans cruise past Saints for big win
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
Highlights: St Kilda v Sydney Swans The Saints and Swans clash in round 22 Sydney are in the box seat to snare a top-four berth after they made light work of St Kilda at Etihad Stadium on Sunday. With Richmond and Western Bulldogs nipping at their... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Swans dismantle Saints to reach AFL top fourSydney Swans hammer St Kilda by 97 points to climb into AFL top four Sydney ha
Swans dismantle Saints to reach AFL top four
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Sydney Swans hammer St Kilda by 97 points to climb into AFL top four Sydney has put on a powerful display with the AFL finals looming, crushing St Kilda by 97 points at Docklands to climb into the top four. SCOREBOARD: STK v SYD4.14 (38)St... Read more
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Brisbane Times
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenterKochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo:
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenter
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Kochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo: Seshanka Samarajiwa ​Sunrise has upped the ante to combat Karl Stefanovic's kooky Today show antics by administering David "Kochie" Koch an enema live on air. Before you... Read more
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WA Today
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenterKochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo:
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenter
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Kochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo: Seshanka Samarajiwa ​Sunrise has upped the ante to combat Karl Stefanovic's kooky Today show antics by administering David "Kochie" Koch an enema live on air. Before you... Read more
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The Age
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenterKochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo:
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenter
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Kochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo: Seshanka Samarajiwa ​Sunrise has upped the ante to combat Karl Stefanovic's kooky Today show antics by administering David "Kochie" Koch an enema live on air. Before you... Read more
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Canberra Times
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenterKochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo:
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenter
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Kochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo: Seshanka Samarajiwa ​Sunrise has upped the ante to combat Karl Stefanovic's kooky Today show antics by administering David "Kochie" Koch an enema live on air. Before you... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenterKochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo:
How Kochie replaced Sam Armytage as Sunrise's iciest presenter
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Kochie and Mark Beretta after enduring Tough Mudder's The Arctic Enema. Photo: Seshanka Samarajiwa ​Sunrise has upped the ante to combat Karl Stefanovic's kooky Today show antics by administering David "Kochie" Koch an enema live on air. Before you... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Foreign house buyers: voters want to see the evidencePhil Twyford said National needed to crack down on speculators, including a ban
Foreign house buyers: voters want to see the evidence
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Phil Twyford said National needed to crack down on speculators, including a ban on non-resident foreigners buying existing houses. Photo / John Borren Only one in five voters do not support a ban on foreigners buying houses - but most of the others... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
SOUL heartened by huge support for movementFriday, 28 August 2015, 4:54 pmPress Release: SOULCampaigners from the Save Our
SOUL heartened by huge support for movement
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 4:54 pmPress Release: SOULCampaigners from the Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) movement want to express their deep gratitude for the huge... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
To sleep, perchance to dreamJohn Key: "I think you'll find most New Zealanders are actually quite relaxed a
To sleep, perchance to dream
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
John Key: "I think you'll find most New Zealanders are actually quite relaxed about emailing their dreams to me." Earlier in the week I contacted the nefarious hacking superstar Lambshank, asking if she knew how to delete my email address from the... Read more
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The Courier
Restoration skirmish continues over howitzersBallarat City Council under fire from militaria collectors group BALLARAT City
Restoration skirmish continues over howitzers
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Ballarat City Council under fire from militaria collectors group BALLARAT City Council has turned its back on a volunteer organisation that planned to restore a Howitzer war trophy gun for a fraction of its $50,000 cost. The Ballarat Arms Militaria... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
More land added to Auckland housing accordThe New Zealand government and Auckland Council have added more land to a plan
More land added to Auckland housing accord
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 7 days ago
The New Zealand government and Auckland Council have added more land to a plan aimed at relieving the city's property crisis as consents begin to pick up. Eleven new areas have been added to the Auckland Housing Accord, an agreement drawn up in 2013... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Good progress continuing under Housing AccordThursday, 27 August 2015, 5:08 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentNick Smit
Good progress continuing under Housing Accord
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:08 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentNick Smith27 AUGUST, 2015Eleven new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) that will provide up to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
New special housing areas for AucklandEleven new special housing areas (SHAs) are being set up across Auckland with t
New special housing areas for Auckland
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
Eleven new special housing areas (SHAs) are being set up across Auckland with the potential to provide 1600 new homes. The announcement was made today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown. They said the new... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Eleven new special housing areas announced for AucklandEleven new special housing areas are being set up across Auckland. Photo / Doug
Eleven new special housing areas announced for Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Eleven new special housing areas are being set up across Auckland. Photo / Doug Sherring Eleven new special housing areas (SHAs) are being set up across Auckland with the potential to provide 1600 new homes. The announcement was made today by... Read more
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Perth Now
More land added to Auckland housing accordTHE New Zealand government and Auckland Council have added more land to a plan
More land added to Auckland housing accord
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
THE New Zealand government and Auckland Council have added more land to a plan aimed at relieving the city's property crisis as consents begin to pick up. ELEVEN new areas have been added to the Auckland Housing Accord, an agreement drawn up in 2013... Read more
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