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Baby living in Auckland 'swamp house' still in intensive care

Eleven-month-old Atamarie is sick again after a winter in a rental with ankle-deep water under it.

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The deputy prime minister was appalled that the opposition leader and housing spokesperson could make the meth crook claim about mostly innocent Housing NZ tenants.

Simon Bridges and Judith Collins were 'defamatory' with 'meth crooks' claim, says Winston Peters

National have repeatedly said they're against compensating Housing NZ tenants evicted after meth testing.

Housing Minister Phil Twyford is now weighing up his options.

Government to loan $339 million for Auckland housing infrastructure

The interest free 10-year loan will go towards major projects in Redhills and Whenuapai.

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Christchurch woman who built home for disabled brother 'astounded' at $23k consent bill

Liz Armon couldn't believe how big the bill was for a one-bedroom home.

Opinion: Will getting ahead in New Zealand increasingly become a lottery?

Judith Collins' comments criticising KiwiBuild this week suggests she is out of touch on the issue and gives little hope of any changes coming from that side of the House.

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Watch: Phil Twyford slams Judith Collins' attitude to compo for Housing NZ tenants evicted under bogus meth testing

The Housing Minister defended the compensation decision against the National MP's hardline questions.

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National’s housing spokesperson savaged the decision to compensate Housing NZ tenants who were evicted for using P or allowing its use in their homes.

Judith Collins savages decision to compensate Housing NZ tenants evicted over meth contamination

The National spokesperson says they had used the best advice available at the time.

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About 800 tenants will receive compensation between $2,500 to $3,000.

Housing NZ board won't be sacked over meth contamination 'fiasco'

Minister points blame for policy that affected 800 tenants at previous government.

Road workers in the area are also continuing to struggle with clearing debris from the roads.

Extreme weather events sparking insurance companies to look at risk-based pricing

Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi spoke to TVNZ1's Q+A about the issue.

First look at Wellington's 'fantastic' new social housing units

The 104 unit-development, Te Māra apartments is in the inner-city suburb of Mount Cook.

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We discuss how changes to foreign buyers legislation will impact homebuyers.

Foreign buyer ban to impact Kiwi house prices and squeeze more Kiwis out of apartment market - Westpac economist

Westpac economist says house prices will decline at a modest rate in New Zealand over the next few years.

"New residential land under development in Auckland, New Zealand. Shortages of housing in the city means new subdivisions are quickly filled. Shortage of housing is also leading to high house prices. This is Kensington Park north of Auckland. Modern infill compact housing."

Only nine resource consents lodged since council botch-up

This was after it had been revealed that it bungled more than 400 consents for home alterations.

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It’s hoped the use of preconstructed panels will speed up the building process, delivering more affordable homes over time.

Fletcher's terrace homes to provide solution to Kiwi housing demands

These prefabricated houses will only take one to four days to build.

Auckland, New Zealand - January 11, 2014: New Homes on January 11, 2014. House prices are booming around New Zealand - with the average price of an Auckland city home rocketing to $735,692.

Auckland’s median house price increases for the first time in six months

Excluding Auckland, the media house price went up 6.2 per cent annually with three regions breaking records.

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In the UK, a 1760 Georgian heritage-listed property is being raffled – could it happen here?

Could the humble raffle draw be the solution to New Zealand's housing crisis?

In the UK, a 1760 Georgian heritage-listed property is being raffled – could it happen here?

Underneath Dawn Robbie's Auckland 'swamp house'

Auckland 'swamp house' family evicted after landlord 'rips up house'

The tenants are being evicted after forcing their landlord to fix their home's issues.

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The process of building a new home doesn’t always end in a happy ever after scenario.

Watch: Kiwi family tells of new home build horror story

There were doors hung the wrong way, outdoor taps connected to the hot water and light switches in the wrong place.

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The 18 homes at the McLennan development in Papakura will be sold through a ballot.

Ballot opens for first KiwiBuild homes

Eighteen new Auckland homes, deemed affordable, are being balloted to first home buyers and "second chancers".

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The Government has announced at least 8,400 new homes will be built in Mt Roskill.

Thousands of new homes to be built in Auckland's Mt Roskill as Government strives to tackle housing crisis

Housing Minister Phil Twyford today unveiled the Mt Roskill Development which will cover 143 hectares.

Mum's desperate solution to escape mouldy, rotting Dunedin home

Rose said she was forced to seek emergency housing to escape a damp home which made her family sick.

Finalists announced in competition to design landmark Auckland tower

The winner will be announced in October by ICD Property, which will bring the winning design to life.

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The 18 homes at the McLennan development in Papakura will be sold through a ballot.

Government turns to prefab housing as 'potential game-changer' for KiwiBuild

Offsite manufacturing will be used, as the Government looks to deliver 100,000 affordable homes.

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Resident Sarsha Tyrell says the council's offer to buy the homes for what the owners paid is not fair and just.

Government investigates other Tauranga housing developments after Bella Vista

Bella Vista residents were evacuated from their homes in March.

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About 45,000 people are expected to show up at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland for the five-day event.

At Australasia's largest home show in Auckland, going tiny is big

An estimated 45,000 people are expected to visit the ASB Showgrounds this week.

"New residential land under development in Auckland, New Zealand. Shortages of housing in the city means new subdivisions are quickly filled. Shortage of housing is also leading to high house prices. This is Kensington Park north of Auckland. Modern infill compact housing."

Slower growth in housing market through winter reflecting lower Auckland prices

Modest value growth has been seen in most other regions.

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