North Shore is leading the game!

  New Zealand’s services sector activity slipped further in April, touching the lowest level in more than six years and adding to concerns about an economic slowdown. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/economy/news/article.cfm?c_id=34&objectid=12232603 Confidence in the economy remains at historically low levels along with Australia – something which tends to be blamed on either Government policy or the political leanings…

Importance & Initiatives Between Countries

Upgrades to the FTA agreement between New Zealand and China have recently been discussed during the short visit by the prime minister to China, among other discussions regarding the belt and road initiative proposed to integrate the eccomerce trade between the pacific and international countries promoting integrated connection in not only infrastructure developments but financial…

Capital Gains Report Receives Attention

Large media attention regarding a proposed capital gains tax has drawn large public option and debate regarding the advantages and disadvantages, with the tax working group delivering final report on the 21st February 2019. The aim to increase ” improve housing affordability, lead to a higher rate of home ownership, help remove the heavy skew we have…

Building Consent Growth

Building consent data shows an increase year on year. A total of 32,996  new dwellings were issued building consents, up 6.1% on 2017 as reported by statistics nz. Last recorded low of building consent was 2011 for 13,662 which has seen a year on year growth over the following 7 years. Government departments including Kiwi…

In The Area – Spotlight on Wainui

More infrastructure will be invited into the area to support plan change North Auckland will get a $91m infrastructure package to support the building of 9000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland City. The money will come from a partnership between Auckland Council, Crown Infrastructure Partners and Fulton Hogan Land Development, which will fund $91 million…