Nick Smith

Three Kings quarry stoush fills Environment Court

Fri 17 Jun

A legal challenge involving thousands of pages of evidence, several lawyers, numerous witnesses, and even two site visits to Three Kings Quarry began in the Environment Court this week.

Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith (MHassan)

Fletcher Residential signs $130m housing agreement with Crown in Auckland

Fri 17 Jun 5

The development of 9.2 hectares of former Ministry of Education land in Massey East will cost $130 million and infrastructure work will start later this year.

Labour Party leader Andrew Little (left) and housing spokesman Phil Twyford (@barrysoper)

Reserve Bank ‘crying out for help’ with Auckland housing market: Little

Wed 15 Jun 10

The Reserve Bank is saying, ‘for Heaven's sakes, get on and do something as central government.” With special feature audio.

Private Bin

Fri 10 Jun

We’ve come to be resigned about – in fact to expect – politicians playing silly beggars with economic fact

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Political Week: Not just asleep at the wheel but slumped over the controls with a hangover and no trousers

Fri 10 Jun 3

Ministers are talking the language of strategies, memoranda of understanding, policy statements, and other bureaucratic, Wellington-centric jargon. With special feature audio.

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