HSBC chief Australasian economist Paul Bloxham

Auckland housing construction ray of light for shaken economy

Thu 13 Aug

Paul Bloxham says there is still “significant scope” for a further increase in Auckland housing construction.


Jason Walls talks about housing data on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Prime Minister John Key at the National party conference in Auckland (@ kaiser-mattiew)

'The dampest of damp squibs' – Twyford's Chinese gambit, National's regional migration ploy

Mon 27 Jul 5

“The regions are the new black.”


Rob Hosking gives his in-depth analysis on the big stories to watch out for this week on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

PwC partner Michael Bignell

Rich migrants face tight controls on housing investment – PwC

Mon 27 Jul 9

New study suggests it is more difficult for migrants to invest in New Zealand than commonly thought.

Another former RBNZ official slams central bank housing policies

Thu 23 Jul 3

Central bank's arguments either wrong, trivial or convey a lack of understanding.

Phil Twyford (TV3)

Auckland housing: National on backfoot but Labour face-plants

Tue 21 Jul 10

Key's shifting stance; the main reason Aussie offshore property investment rules haven’t worked.

Housing minister Nick Smith

Information on foreign buyers won’t be publicly searchable – Nick Smith

Tue 21 Jul 5

“A register implies information will be publicly available on an individual property,” Dr Smith says.


Jason Walls talks about housing data on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.


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