Home buyers locked out by law changes

Press release: Financial Advice New Zealand Recent changes in consumer finance law on top of Government…

Kiwibank should lower mortgage interest rates for first-time home buyers

Press Release – Social Credit Social Credit is calling on Kiwibank to drop its lending rates,…

Two estate agents fined $10,000 each for breaching code of conduct

The Real Estate Authority (REA) says the decision of the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal (READT) to…

Landlords cannot ask tenants about their vaccine status

Can landlords ask someone to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status if they want to become a…

Landlord complicit in putting tenant’s child in hospital

A Christchurch landlord has been ordered to pay $38,626.12 after a Tenancy Tribunal hearing found multiple…

Demand for law change on sale of alcohol

The DHBs who constitute the front line for much of the harm from alcohol have publicly…

Call to lower mortgage interest rates

Press release / the Social Credit Party: The move by banks to pre-empt a rise in…

One third of Kiwi school children face housing deprivation

As many as 29% of school students experienced at least one form of housing deprivation in…

Tax officials to target real estate agents

Inland Revenue is turning its hidden economy focus on to the real estate sector, including both…

Growing gap between least and most expensive homes

The new QV Quartile Index shows a growing gap between New Zealand’s most- and least-expensive houses…

Housing failure a ‘perfect storm’ says Salvation Army

In a post-election briefing provided to the Minister of Housing the Megan Woods The Salvation Army…