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The New Zealand Herald
Tauranga city suffers sharpest drop of Maori home ownerscriteria for Kainga Whenua loans to make building on multiple-owned Maori land
Tauranga city suffers sharpest drop of Maori home owners
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
criteria for Kainga Whenua loans to make building on multiple-owned Maori land easier." Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said the long-term home ownership decline over the 30-years had affected all groups of New Zealanders, which was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Helen Twose: It's all about getting a startto earn less than $80,000, or $120,000 for a couple, will be dropped. When he a
Helen Twose: It's all about getting a start
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
to earn less than $80,000, or $120,000 for a couple, will be dropped. When he announced the changes, Housing Minister Nick Smith said it would help mid-life, middle-income New Zealanders who have been through a separation or business failure... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff should push ahead with a Commonwealth Games bidand aerospace industries were “integrated into the European economy”.'We have t
Cardiff should push ahead with a Commonwealth Games bid
walesonline / Posted yesterday
and aerospace industries were “integrated into the European economy”.'We have to accept result' Blaenau Gwent Labour MP Nick Smith said: “The vote for Brexit was always going to be a close one. People have been engaged, passionate about the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
China option to speed infrastructurerecouping the costs," Key said this week. Asked if legislation would need to b
China option to speed infrastructure
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
recouping the costs," Key said this week. Asked if legislation would need to be changed, Key agreed: "You would need to." Nick Smith, Minister of Building and Housing, said: "I am working on generic models for an urban development authority, based... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sydney Swans Mid-Season Report Card: Youth regenerating side considered past its used by dateBillionaires” it’s the lesser lights who are coming into their own. Dane Rampe,
Sydney Swans Mid-Season Report Card: Youth regenerating side considered past its used by date
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Billionaires” it’s the lesser lights who are coming into their own. Dane Rampe, Heath Grundy, Kieren Jack, Ben McGlynn, Nick Smith, Harry Cunningham and Jake Lloyd are all elevated rookies. Hats off to the Swans’ recruiting staff. BEST WIN SO... Read more
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NZCity
Queenstown could get 490 new homesspecial housing areas have been approved in Queenstown with the potential for 4
Queenstown could get 490 new homes
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
special housing areas have been approved in Queenstown with the potential for 490 new homes. Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith says they're essential because the booming tourist industry means more accommodation is needed for workers. The... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Housing areas approvedspecial housing areas (SHAs) around Queenstown are desperately needed, their ba
Housing areas approved
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
special housing areas (SHAs) around Queenstown are desperately needed, their backers say. Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith yesterday announced Government approval for the SHAs, which fast-track the rezoning of 40ha of land to residential... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Giants defence putting squeeze on rivalssaid. “In the 2012 premiership year they had Marty Mattner, Nick Malceski, Rhy
Giants defence putting squeeze on rivals
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
said. “In the 2012 premiership year they had Marty Mattner, Nick Malceski, Rhyce Shaw, Heath Grundy, Ted Richards and Nick Smith all playing together virtually every week. We’ve never had that in five years and the stability of the back six is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Giants defence putting squeeze on rivalssaid. “In the 2012 premiership year they had Marty Mattner, Nick Malceski, Rhy
Giants defence putting squeeze on rivals
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
said. “In the 2012 premiership year they had Marty Mattner, Nick Malceski, Rhyce Shaw, Heath Grundy, Ted Richards and Nick Smith all playing together virtually every week. We’ve never had that in five years and the stability of the back six is... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Southwell's Hayley Turner to come out of retirement for Shergar Cupthe challenge and hope myself, Emma-Jayne and Cathy Gannon can recreate the mag
Southwell's Hayley Turner to come out of retirement for Shergar Cup
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
the challenge and hope myself, Emma-Jayne and Cathy Gannon can recreate the magic of our team's victory from last year." Nick Smith, director of racing and communications at Ascot, believes racing fans are lucky to see Turner back in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Queenstown Special Housing Areas approvedThursday, 23 June 2016, 2:37 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nic
Queenstown Special Housing Areas approved
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:37 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing23 June 2016Four new Special Housing Areas (SHAs)... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Govt approval frees up Queenstown landHousing Accord, the SHAs will enable much needed housing for the district, Buil
Govt approval frees up Queenstown land
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Housing Accord, the SHAs will enable much needed housing for the district, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said. "This additional capacity is essential for Queenstown's thriving tourism industry, which needs more housing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Industry standards needed when testing homes for P contamination30,000 housing consents issued or sections created. The figure is well short of
Industry standards needed when testing homes for P contamination
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
30,000 housing consents issued or sections created. The figure is well short of the 39,000 target, which Housing Minister Nick Smith says is unlikely to be met. Smith appears to blame the slack performance on anything he can think of, from... Read more
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KTVN Reno
The WSCD Board of Trustees, Moving Forwardchief, Mike Mieras; The firing, rehiring and ultimate ousting of Superintendent
The WSCD Board of Trustees, Moving Forward
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
chief, Mike Mieras; The firing, rehiring and ultimate ousting of Superintendent Pedro Martinez; and the removal of Trustee Nick Smith for alleged inappropriate conduct with a minor. But our primary election decided two of the seats on that... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Businesses take up the gauntlet to generate cash for hospiceis wonderful to see so many local businesses willing to show their support for
Businesses take up the gauntlet to generate cash for hospice
Bury Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
is wonderful to see so many local businesses willing to show their support for our hospice.” After taking part last year, Nick Smith hopes to double his chances of success by teaming up with his brother Phil and their new Barrow-based business The... Read more
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NZCity
Special needs school to fight closuredisregarded the greater risk of sexual or physical abuse the girls might face,
Special needs school to fight closure
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
disregarded the greater risk of sexual or physical abuse the girls might face, he said. Meanwhile, National's Nelson MP Nick Smith, says the school can't continue like it is. Forty-two staff, $2 million a year and the use of a prime... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ana Apatu: Help for 'friendly landlords'and obligations as a landlord and as a tenant. We discuss the Flaxmere Friendly
Ana Apatu: Help for 'friendly landlords'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and obligations as a landlord and as a tenant. We discuss the Flaxmere Friendly Landlord Scheme. We have invited Minister Nick Smith to launch the scheme. The HBPIA has agreed to this accreditation scheme for rental properties. This will include a... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
'The least we could do' – Hingham couple donates $10K for police vestsof their concern for police officers they’ve never even met.”Keith Rutherford d
'The least we could do' – Hingham couple donates $10K for police vests
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
of their concern for police officers they’ve never even met.”Keith Rutherford did meet veteran officers Eric Chesser and Nick Smith Tuesday. Both were on the force years before the Rutherfords made their first donation, but they told him that the... Read more
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NZCity
Auckland building activity hits a highhigh of $6 billion a year and is on track to meet "ambitious targets", the gove
Auckland building activity hits a high
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
high of $6 billion a year and is on track to meet "ambitious targets", the government says. Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith says the housing accord with Auckland Council set a target of 39,000 new sections created and dwelling consents... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland housing accord drops below targetin the same six months last summer, or 44 per cent of the 13,000 target for the
Auckland housing accord drops below target
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
in the same six months last summer, or 44 per cent of the 13,000 target for the year to last September. Housing Minister Nick Smith agreed that it would be challenging to achieve the full three-year target. "It's correct that we are going to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland building activity at all-time highTuesday, 21 June 2016, 4:48 pmPress Release: Joint Press ReleaseHon Dr Nick Smi
Auckland building activity at all-time high
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 4:48 pmPress Release: Joint Press ReleaseHon Dr Nick Smith Minister for Building and Housing21 June 2016 Media StatementBuilding activity in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Peddling by moonlightand ended at Hy-Vee. "There are very few cars out at that time, which is the w
Peddling by moonlight
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
and ended at Hy-Vee. "There are very few cars out at that time, which is the whole idea of starting it at 2 a.m.," said Nick Smith, owner of Red Wheel Bike Shop, which sponsored the event along with the city's parks department. "It's just a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Greens confused over contaminated sitesby the Green Party on contaminated sites expenditure expose how poorly they und
Greens confused over contaminated sites
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
by the Green Party on contaminated sites expenditure expose how poorly they understand economics, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“Their claim the Government has underspent on contaminated sites clean-up by $32.6 million involves basic... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Penny Hulse: Industry needs to move over house build delayleader backs idea of powerful development authorityBarry Soper: Will Paula Benn
Penny Hulse: Industry needs to move over house build delay
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
leader backs idea of powerful development authorityBarry Soper: Will Paula Bennett's latest policy work?Housing Minister Nick Smith looks at private urban development So why is land supply not turning into housing supply? I am deeply concerned... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Basil Sharp: A generation of lost opportunityor lower, than in Otago, depending on local demand and supply (thirsty vineyard
Basil Sharp: A generation of lost opportunity
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
or lower, than in Otago, depending on local demand and supply (thirsty vineyards vs thirsty cows)? Environment Minister Nick Smith argues that it would be unfair to charge water bottling companies for the water they use and not charge other... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Housing Minister Nick Smith looks at private urban developmentHousing minister Nick Smith is looking at how to enable private developers to t
Housing Minister Nick Smith looks at private urban development
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Housing minister Nick Smith is looking at how to enable private developers to take care of infrastructure that usually falls to councils. Photo / File Housing Minister Nick Smith is considering how to enable private companies to take on the... Read more
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Perth Now
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Deesalso solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Dees
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
also solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited Melbourne to just five goals for the day. Nick Smith and Dane Rampe were also miserly in clamping down the Demon forwards. Christian Petracca was the only multiple... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Deesalso solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Dees
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
also solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited Melbourne to just five goals for the day. Nick Smith and Dane Rampe were also miserly in clamping down the Demon forwards. Christian Petracca was the only multiple... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Deesalso solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Dees
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
also solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited Melbourne to just five goals for the day. Nick Smith and Dane Rampe were also miserly in clamping down the Demon forwards. Christian Petracca was the only multiple... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Deesalso solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Dees
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
also solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited Melbourne to just five goals for the day. Nick Smith and Dane Rampe were also miserly in clamping down the Demon forwards. Christian Petracca was the only multiple... Read more
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Herald Sun
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Deesalso solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Dees
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
also solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited Melbourne to just five goals for the day. Nick Smith and Dane Rampe were also miserly in clamping down the Demon forwards. Christian Petracca was the only multiple... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Deesalso solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited
Buddy brilliant as Swans outclass Dees
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
also solid in his 200th game in the red and white as the Swans backline limited Melbourne to just five goals for the day. Nick Smith and Dane Rampe were also miserly in clamping down the Demon forwards. Christian Petracca was the only multiple... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Fatherhood sits well for ‘Reg’ on and off fieldto the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kenn
Fatherhood sits well for ‘Reg’ on and off field
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
to the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kennedy and Ben McGlynn in the last year. “Nick Smith is getting a bit clucky, so there might be another soon,” Grundy said. “It’s really nice for everybody because... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Heath Grundy 200 games: Sydney defender on fatherhood and how Michael O’Loughlin helped his footyto the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kenn
Heath Grundy 200 games: Sydney defender on fatherhood and how Michael O’Loughlin helped his footy
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
to the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kennedy and Ben McGlynn in the last year. “Nick Smith is getting a bit clucky, so there might be another soon,” Grundy said. “It’s really nice for everybody because... Read more
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Herald Sun
Fatherhood sits well for ‘Reg’ on and off fieldto the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kenn
Fatherhood sits well for ‘Reg’ on and off field
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
to the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kennedy and Ben McGlynn in the last year. “Nick Smith is getting a bit clucky, so there might be another soon,” Grundy said. “It’s really nice for everybody because... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Fatherhood sits well for ‘Reg’ on and off fieldto the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kenn
Fatherhood sits well for ‘Reg’ on and off field
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
to the dads club as the SCG, which has added Ted Richards, Rhyce Shaw Josh Kennedy and Ben McGlynn in the last year. “Nick Smith is getting a bit clucky, so there might be another soon,” Grundy said. “It’s really nice for everybody because... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Asbestos toll will climb for decadesfor decades to come, despite a ban on imports of building materials containing
Asbestos toll will climb for decades
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
for decades to come, despite a ban on imports of building materials containing the toxic mineral. Environment Minister Nick Smith on Wednesday announced New Zealand would join more than 50 other countries in banning the importation of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Asbestos toll will climb for decadesfor decades to come, despite a ban on imports of building materials containing
Asbestos toll will climb for decades
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
for decades to come, despite a ban on imports of building materials containing the toxic mineral. Environment Minister Nick Smith on Wednesday announced New Zealand would join more than 50 other countries in banning the importation of... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Taking water from rivers hurting fish - studyflow and water allocation limits setting in the future." Neil Deans, technical
Taking water from rivers hurting fish - study
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
flow and water allocation limits setting in the future." Neil Deans, technical policy advisor to Environment Minister Nick Smith, said up-to-date technical information was vital for policy development, and such research could help inform water... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cawthron study finds taking water from rivers impacts on fishlifeflow and water allocation limits setting in the future." Neil Deans, technical
Cawthron study finds taking water from rivers impacts on fishlife
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
flow and water allocation limits setting in the future." Neil Deans, technical policy advisor to Environment Minister Nick Smith, said up-to-date technical information was vital for policy development, and such research could help inform water... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Forest portal opens … but industry concerns remainenvironmental standard for forestry was “hugely appreciated”.“MPI officials hav
Forest portal opens … but industry concerns remain
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
environmental standard for forestry was “hugely appreciated”.“MPI officials have advanced it and ministers Jo Goodhew and Nick Smith have championed it with their Cabinet colleagues. Without minister Goodhew’s input, five years of policy work by... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Salisbury School closure a bitter blow for familiesapplication to become co-educational may affect her decision about whether to c
Salisbury School closure a bitter blow for families
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
application to become co-educational may affect her decision about whether to close Salisbury School."Meanwhile, Nelson MP Nick Smith has said the school cannot justify its use of a prime eight-hectare site in the city," Ms Polaczuk says."That’s a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Potential closure of Nelson special education school 'short-sighted'and security, not the continued threats of disruption that this Government has
Potential closure of Nelson special education school 'short-sighted'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
and security, not the continued threats of disruption that this Government has made." Ms Polaczuk added: "Nelson MP Nick Smith has said the school cannot justify its use of a prime eight-hectare site in the city. That's a clear sign the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fletcher signs $130m housing deal with Crown in Aucklandin Massey East will cost $130 million and infrastructure work will start later
Fletcher signs $130m housing deal with Crown in Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in Massey East will cost $130 million and infrastructure work will start later this year, Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith said in a statement. A third of those homes will be made available for social housing, and the first homes will... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A third of Crown development to have social housingFile A third of 200 homes to be built in West Auckland will be earmarked for s
A third of Crown development to have social housing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
File A third of 200 homes to be built in West Auckland will be earmarked for social housing, Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith says. The Government today signed a contract with Fletcher Residential to build the homes at Moire Rd in Massey... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Massey East houses a start but Smith should think biggerHousing SpokespersonMEDIA STATEMENT17 June 2016Massey East houses a start but N
Massey East houses a start but Smith should think bigger
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Housing SpokespersonMEDIA STATEMENT17 June 2016Massey East houses a start but Nick Smith should think biggerThe Massey East 196-home development is a start but the Government must think bigger if it is to end the housing crisis, Labour’s Housing... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Fletcher Residential signs $130m housing agreement with Crown in Aucklandin Massey East will cost $130 million and infrastructure work will start later
Fletcher Residential signs $130m housing agreement with Crown in Auckland
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
in Massey East will cost $130 million and infrastructure work will start later this year, Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith said in a statement. A third of those homes will be made available for social housing, and the first homes will be... Read more
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NZCity
Special needs school to fight closuredisregarded the greater risk of sexual or physical abuse the girls might face,
Special needs school to fight closure
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
disregarded the greater risk of sexual or physical abuse the girls might face, he said. Meanwhile, National's Nelson MP Nick Smith, says the school can't continue like it is. Forty-two staff, $2 million a year and the use of a prime... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Riccarton housing law change passedcan proceed following today’s passage of special legislation through its third
Riccarton housing law change passed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
can proceed following today’s passage of special legislation through its third reading, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“Increasing supply is the most important component of the Government’s programme to address New Zealand’s... Read more
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NZCity
600 new homes for Christchurchworth about $300 million can go ahead now parliament has passed legislation to
600 new homes for Christchurch
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
worth about $300 million can go ahead now parliament has passed legislation to free up the land. Housing Minister Nick Smith says at least 30 per cent of the homes, or about 180, will be priced below $450,000. "This housing development is... Read more
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