Environment Minister Nick Smith

Government to oppose appeal blocking $1.2b Auckland housing scheme

Mon 1 Feb 3

Environment Minister opposes bid by community groups to only allow low-rise housing in a giant housing redevelopment on the disused site of the Three Kings quarry.

UBS economist Robin Clements

Net migration hits record — but could be peaking, economist says

Mon 1 Feb

With special feature audio: UBS economist Robin Clements on migration trends.

Jane Turner, senior economist at ASB Bank

Auckland and neighbours drive residential building consents up 2.3% in December

Fri 29 Jan

New Zealand building consents rose in December with demand from Auckland and nearby regions increasing most,

John Key (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Key: Auckland's problems 'signs of strength'

Wed 27 Jan 6

Plus, the PM chides opponents over TPP. With NBR Radio special feature audio: Rob Hosking & Andrew Patterson grill the PM.

Westpac’s chief economist Dominick Stephens

Yes, Auckland house prices are high, but don't expect a bursting bubble

Tue 26 Jan 14

Economists don't expect an imminent sharp drop in Auckland house prices. With special feature audio.

Key's scene-setting speech will have to be more than aspirational

Mon 25 Jan 3

National will not be able to do much in the 2017 election year. So the next 12 months matter a lot


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