Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing Nick Smith

Income cap for second-chance KiwiSaver access lifted

Thu 28 Apr 3

Under the previous rules, an individual who had assets below 20 percent of the house price cap for an area and who earned below $80,000 a year or $120,000 for a couple could access their KiwiSaver funds.

Environment Minister Nick Smith

Will Key repeat Clark’s big Treaty mistake?


Nick Smith's recklessness has left the PM in a tough position over the Kermadec marine reserve.

FIRST SKIRMISH in Fletcher Building’s Three Kings quarry development plays out in Environment Court

Playing in the volcanic field of dreams

Fri 26 Feb

A David and Goliath battle over the $1.2 billion development of the Three Kings quarry is brewing in the Environment Court.

Building and Housing minister Nick Smith

Smith comfortable with Auckland Council zoning vote

Thu 25 Feb 10

Ultimately up to independent panel to deliver a Unitary Plan that meets growth requirements.

The vote is seen as a major defeat for mayor Len Brown (photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Auckland councillors kick zoning changes to curb

Wed 24 Feb 99

Vote 13-8 in favour of withdrawing controversial out-of-scope Unitary Plan changes.


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