Minister defers return of bill to redesign local body sector

Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has asked the select committee considering the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2) to extend the report back date from 28 October to 31 March to allow for further policy consideration & drafting changes.

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On the move, September 2016

Quigley elected chair of Reserve Bank – Forster scores KiwiRail strategy & development role – JLL appoints Richard Paul as head of property & asset management – Harrison Grierson appoints Tolan as survey general manager – Stride appoints 3 national, regional & centre managers – Norwell to head Real Estate Institute – Kiwi drives Victorian […]

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5 apartments & cross-leases sell

In a mix of 12 flats, a leasehold apartment and a number of cross-leased properties at Barfoot & Thompson’s residential auction last Wednesday, 5 sales were recorded under the hammer and one post-auction, 5 were passed in and one was withdrawn.

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New outlets at the Grange, on the southern fringe of Warkworth.

Updated: 14 out of 23 sell at Bayleys’ Total Property auction, one since

Bayleys had a strong performance at its Total Property auction on Wednesday, selling 14 of the 23 properties on offer, including 4 of the 5 retail outlets in the new Grange development on the southern fringe of Warkworth.

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Tracking ideas Sun27Sep16 – sprawl v compact, inclusionary housing, infrastructure funding, related pieces, Making NZ

Sprawl v compact research stops short – Inclusionary housing another debate that’s international – Infrastructure funding options – Related pieces – Making NZ a home for planning thinkpieces

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Apartment auction goes quiet after bank bid approvals withdrawn

Ray White City Apartments’ auction today began positively as the first unit sold under the hammer. 4 of the remaining 7 apartments received no bid and bidding was light on the others.

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An impression of the revived civic administration building, with new buildings on Mayoral Drive & Greys Avenue and the Rendezvous hotel (now the Grand Millennium) in the background.

Mahoneys’ Tawera to convert civic administration building to apartments in new Civic Quarter

Auckland Council urban development agency Panuku Development Auckland has selected Tawera Group Ltd to restore the heritage category A former civic administration building on Aotea Square, in a new-look Civic Quarter.

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89C Ellice Rd.

New Kea unit sale follows 6 sales & 5 leases for Colliers agents

A roadfront unit in a new Kea Property development on Ellice Rd, at the top of the Wairau Valley, was sold for a snip under a 5% yield at Colliers’ auction today. Colliers agents have sold another 6 properties from East Tamaki to Queenstown recently and signed 5 leases, all but one in Auckland.

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Unitary plan helps lift Northcote housing target to 1200

When Northcote was listed as a special housing strategic area 2 years ago, it was to be the site for 700 new homes. When government ministers visited Northcote on Friday, they said the target had risen to 1200 in a $750 million project.

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