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The following articles are sourced from The New Zealand Herald

Marc Ellis in clash over Waiheke Island getaway
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00
Former All Black Marc Ellis has got offside with a neighbour at the prestigious gated community of Matiatia Estate on Waiheke Island.Ellis has begun earthworks for a driveway to a new five-bedroom holiday home on the private estate....


Landlord lashes out at quake law
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00
Heritage building owners are struggling financially, unable to upgrade their places, breaching banking covenants and forced to sell properties cheaply, says a landlord.Terry Gould of Phillimore Properties, which owns the NZ Institute...


Urban expert rejects city compaction
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00
A French urban planning expert is in New Zealand this week, courtesy of think-tank the New Zealand Initiative.Alain Bertaud, a global urban planning expert, disagrees with the compact city planning model being used in Auckland and...


House plans to save $10k
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00
Construction industry organisation Certified Builders has launched a new set of plans for houses, saying it could save people around $10,000.Grant Florence, chief executive, said plans for 24 different types of houses, from 125sq...


Kiwi group joins Americans in building $140m Fiji resort
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00
Four New Zealand businessmen have joined Americans to develop Vunabaka, a new $140 million Fiji resort, where the first stage of construction is nearly finished.They are Michael Lucas, former managing director of market research...


Canterbury's building crisis as widespread as leaky home issue
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:37
A building crisis in Canterbury could be as widespread as the leaky home issue, lawyers say.More evidence of shoddy repair jobs is making its way into court, with home owners suing insurers and building companies over earthquake...


Banks woo first-home buyers
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:00
Banks are once again wooing first-home buyers to apply for a mortgage, even if they do not have a 20 per cent deposit.Loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions were introduced last year reducing such lending to no more than 10 per...


Bernard Hickey: Brutal truth of property values points to land tax
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:00
They should be known as the lucky generation. Anyone owning property in the mid 1980s could never have imagined what would happen in the next 30 years.Inflation fell from regularly above 10 per cent to consistently around 2 per...


Herald on Sunday editorial: We're on right road, whatever your car is
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:00
Luxury cars are the latest evidence of an economy in very good health. Annual sales, we report today, were rising until 2008, then fell in the recession that year, dropped further in 2009, recovered steadily in 2010 and 2011 and exceeded...


Office development will ease shortage
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:30
Construction will soon begin on a building at 6 Pacific Rise in Mt Wellington, just off the Southern Motorway, that will offer critically needed office space for lease in the tight city fringe market.The two-level office building...


High-yield Parnell investment up for grabs
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:29
A six-level office and retail building with 22 tenants extending over two streets on a high-profile Parnell leasehold site is for sale for $4.6 million offering about twice the average yield for the area - and with opportunity to...


Historic house will stand test of time
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:27
A Tauranga landmark commercial building, Rydal House, which was specifically designed and constructed for the Public Trust in 1954, is being offered for sale."This is one of Tauranga's best known buildings that has stood the test...


Augusta opens door to Telecom's home
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:27
In one of the biggest property syndications in New Zealand, Augusta Funds Management is starting a proportionate ownership scheme centred on Building C in Telecom Place in downtown Auckland.The five-star green-rated building at...


Mansion receives its finishing touches
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:59
More than 100 trade specialists are finishing New Zealand's most expensive new house, preparing for the arrival of owner and billionaire Russian steel magnate Alexander Abramov this year.Chris Seel, managing director of Northland...


Market in good shape despite interest hikes, seismic risk
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:28
All sectors of the commercial property market are in good shape with three successive hikes in the Official Cash Rate by the Reserve Bank yet to produce any obvious dampening of investor demand or any noticeable impact on yields,...


Downtown looks to San Fran for cues
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:00
Precinct Properties, with consent for a 41-level Auckland waterfront tower on its Downtown Shopping Centre site, took a team to San Francisco last month to study a new 62-level waterfront skyscraper rising above an underground railway...


Big names in Franklin Rd fight
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:00
A rich lister, a high profile QC, a prominent media couple and an arts doyen are locking horns over the future of Franklin Rd, which attracts hordes of visitors to its street display of Christmas lights.Property mogul Michael Friedlander...


Directors' choice in the frame
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:00
When you work in visual industries like film and television, it is not surprising that you have a pretty good appreciation of well-designed space. Film directors and producers Julia and Wayne Leonard do sheepishly admit that has led...


If it's good enough for Anthony Hopkins...
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:00
Singer Robbie Williams has stayed here. So has comedian Robin Williams and Sir Anthony Hopkins.Californian Ron Elliott and husband Mark Tamagni will miss staying here as well when they visit from America but they also own an apartment...


Feel good grandeur to savour and enjoy
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:00
The idea that it would be nice to bring up their three young boys in the country was the start of a serious architectural adventure for Andy and Julie Tyler.They were living on the North Shore in a very modern house on the water...


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