Tauranga’s average house value rises to $1.1M

  Rising interest rates, combined with further tightening of credit availability appear to be dampening the enthusiasm of investors and first home... Read More

Consent issued for 197 lifestyle homes in Rotorua

Contractors have broken ground on a new lifestyle village along Pukehangi Road, ready to add 197 homes to the Rotorua housing supply. The new development,... Read More

Liquefaction maps for Western BOP properties

All residents in the Western Bay of Plenty can now access new liquefaction maps online. The maps are available on Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s... Read More

Kāinga Ora buys farm earmarked as greenfield site

About 1000 more new homes are likely to be built in Tauranga over the coming years due to the acquisition of a 95.3 hectare site by Kāinga Ora. Ferncliffe... Read More

Honouring mana whenua

More than 150 years after a block of land was confiscated from Ngāi Tamarāwaho and turned into a Crown-owned reserve, Tauranga City Council are driving... Read More

EQC and Plunket plan to keep babies quake safe

Babies and young children are particularly vulnerable to harm during earthquakes as they can’t take actions like Drop, Cover and Hold to protect... Read More

Tauranga man‘s harbour reclaim attempt

Tio Faulkner had a plan. It involved a whole lot of demolition rubble and a sizeable part of the coastal marine area near Mt Maunganui…and pigs. Faulkner... Read More

Taumata Arowai now new water services regulator

From today, Taumata Arowai begins its role and powers as the new independent water services regulator for New Zealand, replacing the previous responsibilities... Read More

Property owners to receive new valuations in Dec

Citywide property revaluations have been delayed by about a month and are now expected to be available towards the end of December. Property revaluations... Read More

Average residential home value cracks $1 million

The property market reached new heights last month with the average residential home value topping $1 million for the first time. This comes as large... Read More

First home buyers very active in housing market

First home buyers' share of the property market has reached a record high, but it remains to be seen if the momentum can be sustained. A new report... Read More

New rating valuations for Kawerau District

Kawerau District property owners will soon receive a Notice of Rating Valuation in the post with an updated rating value for their property. The new... Read More

Property prices expected to maintain

The restrictions on the property market are getting tougher as loan to value ratio restrictions come into place. From today, the amount of lending... Read More

Home loan rates rising fast - economist

Kiwibank’s chief economist says the speed of home loan rate increases over recent months has come as a surprise. The bank lifted rates across... Read More

House prices expected to ease - report

The rate of house price growth appears to have peaked over the past three months with sales and price growth set to ease in the months ahead. CoreLogic's... Read More