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Scoop.co.nz
Consent stats confirm ongoing building boomFriday, 29 July 2016, 12:33 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick
Consent stats confirm ongoing building boom
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
Friday, 29 July 2016, 12:33 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing29 July 2016Residential and commercial... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Lowcountry High School Football Preview 2016 - 3Athat on him in they didn’t think Colbert could handle it. Timberland Wolves T
Lowcountry High School Football Preview 2016 - 3A
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 14 hours ago
that on him in they didn’t think Colbert could handle it. Timberland Wolves Top Returners – Joseph Moultrie (Sr, LB/FB) Nick Smith (Sr, OL) Kevin Williams (Jr, RB) Jaquez Mitchell (Jr, QB) Matt Rembert (Sr, DE/TE) Malik Rivers (Sr, OG) Top... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The three things to do to get ahead at workefforts rewarded. Related ContentFuture of Auckland unveiled: Unitary Plan to
The three things to do to get ahead at work
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
efforts rewarded. Related ContentFuture of Auckland unveiled: Unitary Plan to go up and outUnitary Plan: Housing Minister Nick Smith encouraged by proposalsHope of $15k payout fades Knowing who you want to be, and how you want others to see you... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tauranga's rich listersthe popular Girven Rd camping ground be established as a special housing area,
Tauranga's rich listers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
the popular Girven Rd camping ground be established as a special housing area, which was approved by Housing Minister Nick Smith in March. Property developer and philanthropist Paul Adams, with an estimated worth of $135 million also made the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Ten business identities with Otago links in Rich Listrural property development Bendemeer, near Queenstown. Ranked 160th again this
Ten business identities with Otago links in Rich List
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 hours ago
rural property development Bendemeer, near Queenstown. Ranked 160th again this year are Dunedin brothers Sir Julian and Nick Smith, owners of the Otago Daily Times and numerous regional titles. The business is valued up $5million to $75million... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Ten with Otago links on Rich Listfortune rising by $5 million to $85 million this year. Ranked 160th again this
Ten with Otago links on Rich List
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
fortune rising by $5 million to $85 million this year. Ranked 160th again this year are Dunedin brothers Sir Julian and Nick Smith, owners of the Otago Daily Times and numerous regional titles, their fortune being up $5 million to $75 million... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Unitary Plan reaction: 'My wife is in tears, it's pretty awful'neighbourhood will change as a result of the new planning recommendations. Rel
Unitary Plan reaction: 'My wife is in tears, it's pretty awful'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
neighbourhood will change as a result of the new planning recommendations. Related ContentUnitary Plan: Housing Minister Nick Smith encouraged by proposalsProposals will let Auckland thrive, industry expert saysVideoWatch NZ Herald Focus:... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland ghost house claims 'bollocks' - EaqubDarby have expressed concern, citing his area around Stanley Point where he say
Auckland ghost house claims 'bollocks' - Eaqub
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Darby have expressed concern, citing his area around Stanley Point where he says many overseas investors own ghost houses. Nick Smith, Building and Housing Minister, also sees no problem nationally or in Auckland. "Census data from 2006 to 2013... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Raybon Kan: Our secret weapon in fight against predatorsthe predatees, the trusting, naive natives? I imagine the Government's crafty
Raybon Kan: Our secret weapon in fight against predators
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
the predatees, the trusting, naive natives? I imagine the Government's crafty eradication plan is for Cabinet minister Nick Smith to invite predators round to his place, and then offer them some refreshing mouthwash. Before you scroll down to... Read more
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NZCity
What they're saying about the Unitary Planthe competing interests ... We will be giving the council clear air to make a c
What they're saying about the Unitary Plan
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
the competing interests ... We will be giving the council clear air to make a considered decision" - Environment Minister Nick Smith * "Labour believes the panel has done the bare minimum to help Auckland deliver just the number of houses it... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Nick Smith keeps head pulled in on Unitary PlanHousing Minister Nick Smith is declining to comment on the specifics of the ind
Nick Smith keeps head pulled in on Unitary Plan
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
Housing Minister Nick Smith is declining to comment on the specifics of the independent hearings panel’s recommendations on Auckland’s long-awaited Unitary Plan, which were released today. He does, however, confirm the government believes the panel... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Unexpected bedfellows emerge in early Unitary Plan reactionswhich has fired potshots at Auckland Council for the last few months, was circu
Unexpected bedfellows emerge in early Unitary Plan reactions
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
which has fired potshots at Auckland Council for the last few months, was circumspect. Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith welcomed the panel's recommendations and acknowledged they posed "a major challenge for the council". "Auckland... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Off the road for two years - but he shouldn't bethe 29-year-old later checked his registration, he found it was current, Toowoo
Off the road for two years - but he shouldn't be
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the 29-year-old later checked his registration, he found it was current, Toowoomba Magistrates Court heard. His solicitor Nick Smith told the court had his client not panicked and simply pulled over he would not have been in court at all. As it... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Unitary Plan reaction: 'My wife is in tears, it's pretty awful'neighbourhood will change as a result of the new planning recommendations. Rel
Unitary Plan reaction: 'My wife is in tears, it's pretty awful'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
neighbourhood will change as a result of the new planning recommendations. Related ContentUnitary Plan: Housing Minister Nick Smith encouraged by proposalsFuture of Auckland unveiled: Unitary Plan to go up and outVideoWatch NZ Herald Focus:... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Unitary Plan: Housing Minister Nick Smith encouraged by proposalsand how much can be built in future decades have been given an initial nod of a
Unitary Plan: Housing Minister Nick Smith encouraged by proposals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
and how much can be built in future decades have been given an initial nod of approval by the Government. Housing Minister Nick Smith said the Government would be giving the Auckland Council "clear air" to consider the recommendations of an... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Independent panel’s report welcomedWednesday, 27 July 2016, 3:54 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Nic
Independent panel’s report welcomed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 3:54 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment27 July 2016 Media Statement The Government has today welcomed... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Auckland Unitary Plan recommendations releasedthe possibility of a one-off extension of 20 working days if the council is gra
Auckland Unitary Plan recommendations released
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
the possibility of a one-off extension of 20 working days if the council is granted permission by Environment Minister Nick Smith, who also heads the building and housing portfolio. MORE TO COME Get full access to the NBR Rich List 2016,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland ghost house claims 'bollocks' - EaqubDarby have expressed concern, citing his area around Stanley Point where he say
Auckland ghost house claims 'bollocks' - Eaqub
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Darby have expressed concern, citing his area around Stanley Point where he says many overseas investors own ghost houses. Nick Smith, Building and Housing Minister, also sees no problem nationally or in Auckland. "Census data from 2006 to 2013... Read more
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SportsFan
Lloyd latest young gun to stay with Swanstheir commitment to the perennial AFL powerhouse. Co-captain Kieren Jack, fell
Lloyd latest young gun to stay with Swans
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
their commitment to the perennial AFL powerhouse. Co-captain Kieren Jack, fellow midfielder Parker and and defender Nick Smith are contracted to the club until 2019, 2021 and 2018 respectively. Ruckman Kurt Tippett had his contract extended... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Boom in building consentsmain policy for making housing more affordable is ramping up supply, particular
Boom in building consents
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
main policy for making housing more affordable is ramping up supply, particularly in Auckland. Housing Minister Nick Smith said the forecasts for a growth in residential activity were encouraging. "The scale of this growth is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland-driven $37 billion construction boom aheadas it forecasts that next year more homes will be built in Auckland than ever b
Auckland-driven $37 billion construction boom ahead
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
as it forecasts that next year more homes will be built in Auckland than ever before," Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith said in a statement. "The scale of this growth is unprecedented and equates to Auckland growing by the equivalent... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Nick Smith brags about building figuresnationwide and is forecast to continue to boom in the latest National Construct
Nick Smith brags about building figures
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
nationwide and is forecast to continue to boom in the latest National Construction Pipeline Report, Building Minister Nick Smith says. The report shows annual construction activity across New Zealand has topped $31 billion, an all-time high,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Record house build and construction under wayand is forecast to continue to boom in the latest National Construction Pipelin
Record house build and construction under way
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
and is forecast to continue to boom in the latest National Construction Pipeline Report, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“This report shows annual construction activity across New Zealand has topped $31 billion, an all-time high,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Construction trades grow as building booms3:18 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertia
Construction trades grow as building booms
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
3:18 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills & EmploymentHon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing26 July 2016 Media Statement More than... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry on the Government's predator free policyMaggie Barry with Nick Smith, Nathan Guy, Steven Joyce and John Key after the r
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry on the Government's predator free policy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Maggie Barry with Nick Smith, Nathan Guy, Steven Joyce and John Key after the release of the predator free policy yesterday. Photo / Mark Mitchell Could New Zealand be 100% predator free by 2050? Conservation Minister Maggie Barry thinks so; even... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
State may fill housing tender shortfallfor housing in Auckland 20% of the homes will be offered for purchase by commun
State may fill housing tender shortfall
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
for housing in Auckland 20% of the homes will be offered for purchase by community housing providers. Housing Minister Nick Smith said last month that the first Crown land offered under the deal, a 9.2ha block in Moire Rd, Massey, would include... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Government could fill gap on housing tenderhousing in Auckland 20 per cent of the homes will be offered for purchase by co
Government could fill gap on housing tender
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
housing in Auckland 20 per cent of the homes will be offered for purchase by community housing providers. Housing Minister Nick Smith said last month that the first Crown land offered under the deal, a 9.2ha block in Moire Rd, Massey, would include... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
House prices to peak next year on new supply, lower migration: Infometricsmost of the blame for the sharp increase in house prices on poor local body pla
House prices to peak next year on new supply, lower migration: Infometrics
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
most of the blame for the sharp increase in house prices on poor local body planning, and Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith will finalise a national policy statement on urban development and resource management reform legislation before... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
House prices to peak next year on new supply, lower migrationmost of the blame for the sharp increase in house prices on poor local body pla
House prices to peak next year on new supply, lower migration
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
most of the blame for the sharp increase in house prices on poor local body planning, and Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith will finalise a national policy statement on urban development and resource management reform legislation before... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Children’s hazardous substances injuries drop40 per cent from 163 per year to 96 per year over the past eight years, a repor
Children’s hazardous substances injuries drop
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
40 per cent from 163 per year to 96 per year over the past eight years, a report released today by Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith shows.“We are making good progress in improving the safety of children and young people from hazardous... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Fewer people being poisoned — EPAto hospital after coming into contact with hazardous substances, has dropped 40
Fewer people being poisoned — EPA
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
to hospital after coming into contact with hazardous substances, has dropped 40% since 2006. Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) report, released at the National Poisons Centre in Dunedin... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bernard Hickey: Housing stakes still sky-highwith Auckland's housing crisis/challenge into the Auckland Unitary Plan. The t
Bernard Hickey: Housing stakes still sky-high
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
with Auckland's housing crisis/challenge into the Auckland Unitary Plan. The troika of housing ministers, Bill English, Nick Smith and Paula Bennett, are not-so-slightly desperate that the plan includes enough room for hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Unitary Plan - The shape of Aucklandsouls. I want Iwi - not convenient Maori consultation bodies and their advisors
Unitary Plan - The shape of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
souls. I want Iwi - not convenient Maori consultation bodies and their advisors - to represent the mana of our ancestors. Nick Smith, Minister of Housing The Unitary Plan needs to enable Auckland to grow up and out. The current development rules... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tot risk too high: Nick SmithEnvironment Minister Nick Smith said hospitalisation rates for under-5s had dro
Tot risk too high: Nick Smith
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Environment Minister Nick Smith said hospitalisation rates for under-5s had dropped by 30 per cent since data collection started in 2006, to 23 per 100,000. Photo / Mark Mitchell Everyday products such as shampoo and dishwashing powder are putting... Read more
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NZCity
Smith says report release is personalEnvironment Minister Nick Smith is welcoming a report showing a drop in the num
Smith says report release is personal
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
Environment Minister Nick Smith is welcoming a report showing a drop in the number of people treated in hospitals for injuries caused by hazardous substances. "This issue is quite personal for me, in that I inadvertently used paint stripper as mouth... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Minister Nick Smith reveals he was hospitalised after using paint stripper as mouth washEnvironment Minister Dr Nick Smith outlined the incident in releasing a report
Minister Nick Smith reveals he was hospitalised after using paint stripper as mouth wash
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith outlined the incident in releasing a report on injuries from hazardous substances today. Photo / Mark Mitchell A Government minister has revealed he was hospitalised after using paint stripper as mouth... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bernard Hickey: Housing stakes still sky-highwith Auckland's housing crisis/challenge into the Auckland Unitary Plan. The t
Bernard Hickey: Housing stakes still sky-high
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
with Auckland's housing crisis/challenge into the Auckland Unitary Plan. The troika of housing ministers, Bill English, Nick Smith and Paula Bennett, are not-so-slightly desperate that the plan includes enough room for hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Unitary Plan blueprint - the big issuesrestrictive land-use rules that stop the city growing up and out," said housing
Unitary Plan blueprint - the big issues
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
restrictive land-use rules that stop the city growing up and out," said housing spokesman Phil Twyford. Housing Minister Nick Smith is opposed to placing a "straitjacket" around the city for residential development and the Government says it will... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kermadec ocean sanctuary named - but no compensationwith some amendments, including a requirement for the legislation to be reviewe
Kermadec ocean sanctuary named - but no compensation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
with some amendments, including a requirement for the legislation to be reviewed after 25 years. Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the changes, and said the amendments made it clear there was to be no compensation arising from the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt acknowledges ‘herculean’ taskAuckland Unitary Plan back to the council is a herculean task which has to be a
Govt acknowledges ‘herculean’ task
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Auckland Unitary Plan back to the council is a herculean task which has to be acknowledged, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.The panel today sent its report to the council, which will release it to the Government and the public next... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Forests and coast of Kahurangi protectedPark enhance its status as one of our most important natural areas.“I’d like to
Forests and coast of Kahurangi protected
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Park enhance its status as one of our most important natural areas.“I’d like to acknowledge the important part local MP Dr Nick Smith has played in advocating for the extension of the National Park over many years.”The Nature Heritage Fund is a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kermadec/Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary closercommittee recommendation that the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill be passed with
Kermadec/Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary closer
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
committee recommendation that the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill be passed with amendments, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“The Kermadec/Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary covers one of the most pristine and unique marine environments on... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Paul Puopolo deliberate call, Nick Foot umpire, toughest call umps have to make — AFL Outsider with Brett Geeves— aka ‘Poppy’ — is racing towards the boundary in pursuit of the football while
Paul Puopolo deliberate call, Nick Foot umpire, toughest call umps have to make — AFL Outsider with Brett Geeves
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
— aka ‘Poppy’ — is racing towards the boundary in pursuit of the football while also with a watchful eye on the opponent Nick Smith. And much like the Lucas checkers moment, you could see the play unfolding. The TV camera panned out to a wide... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
House bubble warning will 'shake Government'lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Financ
House bubble warning will 'shake Government'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Finance Minister Bill English and Housing Minister Nick Smith signalled they expected property values to slow or drop. Both told first home buyers to ride the bubble out before... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
House bubble warning will 'shake Government'lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Financ
House bubble warning will 'shake Government'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Finance Minister Bill English and Housing Minister Nick Smith signalled they expected property values to slow or drop. Both told first home buyers to ride the bubble out before... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Impending Brexodus looks towards our shoresby Finance Minister Bill English, who urged first home-buyers to "be patient".
Impending Brexodus looks towards our shores
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
by Finance Minister Bill English, who urged first home-buyers to "be patient". That was reinforced by Housing Minister Nick Smith, who said it was not the best time for a young family to buy in Auckland. Prime Minister John Key is also engaged... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Immigration needs rethink - Labourlending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Financ
Immigration needs rethink - Labour
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Finance Minister Bill English and Housing Minister Nick Smith signalled they expected property values to slow or drop. Both told first home buyers to ride the bubble out before... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
House bubble warning will 'shake Government'lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Financ
House bubble warning will 'shake Government'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
lending restrictions did not go far enough. Hisco's comments come after Finance Minister Bill English and Housing Minister Nick Smith signalled they expected property values to slow or drop. Both told first home buyers to ride the bubble out before... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Chris Pelchen says getting late draft picks right is the key to Hawthorn’s sustained successhas been particularly impressive. Both Heath Grundy and Kieren Jack joined the
Chris Pelchen says getting late draft picks right is the key to Hawthorn’s sustained success
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
has been particularly impressive. Both Heath Grundy and Kieren Jack joined the club via the rookie list, while Dane Rampe, Nick Smith and Tom Papley took the same route. In fact, the guts of the Swans midfield was curated without the use of high... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Who owns ghost houses in Auckland's pricey suburb?houses and tax capital gains on houses sold "within five or even 10 years". On
Who owns ghost houses in Auckland's pricey suburb?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
houses and tax capital gains on houses sold "within five or even 10 years". On Monday, Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith said properties might be vacant because owners are on holiday, renovating, selling or tenants coming and going,... Read more
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