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Have we been premature in declaring the quarter acre pavlova paradise dead and buried? House Talk looks at two alternatives to the traditional NZ housing model – in Queenstown and Auckland. Video
Queenstown became famous pre-Covid for having a lot of poor-quality housing. House Talk looks at the issue of growth and asks if we need to move away from our obsession with expansion. Video
Sometimes relationships just don’t work. Is there any hope for reconciliation in the property market between the conflicting interests of developers, councils and residents? Video
What are the lessons from the Christchurch earthquakes? The Government was slow in their quake response, but does that mean we should give more property market power to the private sector? Video
Other countries have distinct housing styles – but what’s the NZ style? Do we have an identity crisis with our housing and does that affect price, our health and the nature of our communities? Video
The RMA gets a lot of flak for being complex and outdated. Change is in the pipeline, but do we risk throwing out the good points of the RMA as well as the bad. Video
Are tiny and self-built houses an answer to expensive housing in NZ? They have their challenges and attractions but are local councils’ deaf to the calls for flexibility in planning laws? Video
We all thought Covid was going to change everything – and in many ways that’s true. House Talk investigates how Covid will affect our housing and planning landscapes – for better – or for worse? Video
Have market forces failed the New Zealand housing market? Video
The developer behind a plan to build an apartment and commercial complex in New Plymouth has abandoned its Environmental Court challenge.
A rare Futuro house - known as a 'UFO spaceship house' has come up for sale in Christchurch. Audio
How to replace rotted windows and roof tiles, fix old sash windows and the best ways to build a wood shed. Audio
Nelson will use millions of dollars raised from the sale of community housing units to support the development of affordable, social housing.
Nelson will use millions of dollars raised from the sale of community housing units to support development of affordable housing. The council is to transfer 142 units to the Crown owned Rental Housing… Audio
Despite thousands of home owners needing mortgage holidays and warnings that the housing market is overcooked, people are still rushing to borrow huge sums.
Property Investors Federation executive officer Sharon Cullwick has doubled down on her claims that first home buyers are contributing to the housing crisis. Audio
House prices are breaking records around the country and mortgage lending is at an all-time high.
At the same time, thousands of home owners are needing mortgage holidays and first-home buyers are… Audio
The executive officer of the Property Investors Federation is defending her claim that first-home buyers are hindering the housing market by purchasing rentals.
Sharon Cullwick from the Property… Audio
Warnings the housing market is overcooked have not stopped people rushing to the bank to borrow huge sums.
As borrowing hits a record high, economists are warning the housing market is out of control… Audio
Property investors are being slammed for claims first home buyers are making the housing crisis worse.
It comes as house prices break records around the country and mortgage lending is at an all-time… Audio