Rental prices continue to climb - Trade Me

New Zealand rental prices have increased for the second month in a row according to Trade Me's latest Rental Price Index, including rents for apartments and... Read More

Boat fire at Sulphur Point

Emergency services are responding to the scene of a boat fire on Cross Road at Sulphur Point. "We received a report of a fire at a business address at 12.23pm,"... Read More

Holding the property management sector to account

As the discussion around residential property management regulation intensifies, today the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand stepped forward to provide crucial... Read More

Kiwis face affordability squeeze – CoreLogic

Housing affordability has improved in NZ since late 2021, but it remains stretched. According to the latest CoreLogic Housing Affordability Report, recent... Read More

Get started on your sustainability journey

Some may feel we are constantly being bombarded with people telling us to be more sustainable and do our part to look after the environment. With so many... Read More

What's prompted interest rate expectations U-turn?

Bad news for anyone trying to work out what to do with their home loans - the latest tranche of economic data has prompted an about-turn so sharp in interest... Read More

Government advances Local Water Done Well

The Coalition Government is continuing work to restore council ownership and control of water assets by repealing Three Waters and appointing a Technical Advisory... Read More

What to do if you think you’ll never own a home

A growing number of New Zealanders are facing the prospect of renting in retirement. Retirement Commission research last year found a third of people aged... Read More

More funding to Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti

Urgent work to clean-up cyclone-affected regions will continue, thanks to a $63 million boost from the Government for sediment and debris removal in Hawke's... Read More

Watching your water usage this summer

Thank you, Tauranga, for following the Water Watchers Plan and making every drop count. With the hot humid weather in full swing, Tauranga City Council is... Read More

Police investigating arson at school playground

Police are investigating after an arson at Kawerau South School overnight. Part of the wooden structure of the school's playground has been destroyed... Read More

‘Pay to play’ may push more out of sports

Teams that have used various Tauranga City community sports fields for decades are now looking at facing increased fees to keep playing the games they love. While... Read More