First home buyers divided on accepting home ownership help

More than half of Kiwi parents say they would loan their children money interest-free to help them buy a home, according to new research...

High rise threat to village continues

Auckland Council’s reply on building heights described as disingenuous, as Marianne Kelly reports...

Urban Growth Agenda critical

“Last week’s announcement of a 10 per cent year-on-year decline in Auckland’s April dwelling consents and fall in the total number of new homes completed in...

Village vista appeal launched

The fight to save Howick’s iconic views from Stockade Hill and Crawford Park is underway.

Residents quarry battle underway

A fund-raising campaign has been kicked off by Clevedon residents who are trying to stop expansion of a local quarry. Auckland Council received about 250...

More time to join class action for leaky home owners

More leaky-building owners – many from the east Auckland - will have the chance to join a self-funded class action against James Hardie after...

Work on new Whitford subdivision underway

A new development in Whitford has already sold more than half of its available sites.

Metlifecare purchases prime property in Botany

Metlifecare Limited today announced the conditional acquisition of a new site located in  Botany. The company intends to invest $140 million developing the 2.38 hectare...

$78m development for Botany Town Centre

Botany Town Centre is to undergo a multi-million development which will begin this month with a completion date set for May 2019. AMP Capital today...

Reality of new housing density rules sinks in

An application to Auckland Council to replace two houses on adjoining sections with 15 townhouses has nearby residents alarmed. It’s also a portent of things to come now that the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP) is operative (in part).