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Posts Tagged ‘ Housing ’

Millions for poor may be grabbed by landlords

Feb 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Building more houses, rather than topping up wages, is answer says the author of the Salvation Army State of the Nation report. LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to Alan Johnson.



Millions for poor may be grabbed by landlords

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Building more houses, rather than topping up wages, is only answer says report author. LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to Alan Johnson.



Heat to stay on housing supply as root of all the problems

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Housing expected to take second public hit this week in Salvation Army report.



Locals win battle to save Hutt valley park

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Fears of flooding and community submissions have stopped a proposed housing development in its tracks.



Busy Councillor steps up to fill vacancy

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Housing affordability, community housing, rentals and wet house project in Council’s sights.



Council makes appointments to fill Eagle’s vacancy

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Council is Wellington’s biggest landlord and Dawson intends to support tenants



Passionate plea for Kiwis to vote for “killing capital gain”

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Homelessness, low home ownership described as tragedy and outrage



A reassurance for Wellington home buyers

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Child abuse, poverty, housing, prisons show NZ ‘off track’

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Salvation Army recognise government financial management, but the ledger is not balanced.



No divide between church and state for Brian Dawson

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’



New Zealand media react to US Election result

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

NewsWire’s SHAR DAVIS is tracking NZ news media covering the US elections. Click through to follow the day’s progress.



Homelessness and housing an increasing issue for Wellington

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington’s mayoral candidates answer questions on Wellington’s issues



Support for WOF’s on local rentals

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Church niceties observed on altar of polite politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.



New Zealand reacts to census data – STORIFY

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Multimedia, News

The 2013 New Zealand census results have been released, with initial figures shedding light on population growth, housing and education.

The figures, released yesterday, showed about a quarter of New Zealanders are born overseas.



Eagle already seeing a more energetic council

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Councillor says six new faces will help bring more action to Wellington local government.



Council would back rent-to-own housing under Wade-Brown

Oct 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Mayoral incumbent says rates housing, traffic, jobs as important items on her agenda.



Cenotaph occupied in protest against state asset sales

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Some protesters from the anti-asset sales march on Saturday are now camping out in front of Parliament.



New solutions needed for the homeless, concludes think-tank

Nov 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

Homelessness is on the rise, and not all of it is visible on the street. KRISTEN PATERSON reports on new ideas on how to deal with it.



Hutt’s property market follows sluggish trend

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

HUTT VALLEY’S property market is following the sluggish trend of the rest of the Wellington region. Property values across the wider Wellington area are down five-point-one percent from their peak five years ago. That compares to Auckland and Christchurch, where property values have risen for the same period.



Public sector worries hits Wellington’s housing market

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CUTS TO the public sector are causing Wellington’s property market to struggle. Real Estate Institute spokesperson Euon Murrell (PRON Ewen More-rell) says many home owner’s in the capital work in the public service, a sector which has been shrinking over the last few years due to restructuring and streamlining.



Pomare residents protest at Parliament

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

POMARE RESIDENTS are on the steps of Parliament at the moment, protesting their eviction and eventual demolition of their Housing Corp properties in Farmer’s Cresent earlier this year. The Pomare residents have joined with others from Auckland and Napier, who travelled to the Capital to protest about similar treatment by Housing Corp.



Doubt hangs over council housing in revamp

Sep 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

AFFORDABLE housing for Wellington seniors and other tenants could be in for major change if local government reforms go ahead.

Wellington City Council admits it may not be able to honour the Positive Aging Policy it adopted last week under new local government structures. KRISTEN PATERSON reports,