The number of sales dropped 12% to 944 in April from the same month last year.
Auckland Transport says it plans to increase parking fees in the CBD.
Auckland startup The Ownery is offering a new way to enter the housing market by buying shares in a company that then buys a house.
"It's basically the mindset of a private equity company owner coming in to strip a business. And that's the horrible, nasty way to do it, but you will find where your savings are really fast," says Auckland mayoral candidate. With special feature audio.