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Archive: 2016

Adding event information to the receipt

When a receipt is issued for an event, it would be good if the receipt could confirm the date and time of the event, as well as the name of the event. This would confirm the details for those who didn't use the "Add to calendar" option.
16-03-2016 more >>

Official Cash Rate reduced to 2.25 percent

The Reserve Bank today reduced the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 2.25 percent
10-03-2016 more >>

Changes to Calls

You can now see a list of all calls between a member or membership. View the member, click the "fullscreen" button above the short list of calls and you'll be taken to the full list. If you need to resend an email (eg Invoice not received) there is an email icon that will re-queue the email - just make sure you process the queue afterwards. If you need to get an Invoice number - that's shown in the ID column.
09-03-2016 more >>

Nine Nelson special housing areas approved

The Government has approved nine new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) proposed by the Nelson City Council that will fast-track 417 additional homes, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
05-03-2016 more >>

$2 million boost to help homeless Aucklanders

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has today announced details of the Government’s $2 million contribution to increasing the emergency housing supply in Auckland.
02-03-2016 more >>

Get your painting jobs done with these PowerPass deals

March special from Bunnings
01-03-2016 more >>

Powerful deals with PowerPass from Bunnings

Every month Bunnings send us information for you about specials for that month
01-03-2016 more >>

Save on building projects with PowerPass products

March specials from Bunnings
01-03-2016 more >>

$2.9 million boost for Waikato HNZ homes

Increased spending on maintenance by Housing New Zealand’s is making its Waikato properties better places to live, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says
27-02-2016 more >>

The Salvation Army's 2016 State of the nation report released today

This report is called "Moving Targets" and has a section on housing.
25-02-2016 more >>

Christchurch housing on track for full recovery

The Government’s wide-ranging support for Christchurch has ensured the city’s housing market is nearing recovery five years on from the Canterbury earthquakes, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett and Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said today
22-02-2016 more >>

Insulation tax deductions

Due to insulation becoming compulsory in July, the NZPIF believe that the cost of the insulation should be tax deductible. To confirm this, last year the NZPIF requested clarification from the IRD.
22-02-2016 more >>

Tony Alexander looks at what will influence house prices in the future

The question he asks is what things cause house prices to fall and are any of these things likely in the near future?
19-02-2016 more >>

John B Gray is the speaker

John Gray is a senior registered architect
17-02-2016 more >>

Creating duplicate members by mistake

When updating a member/membership, could we have a warning button that says "wait! did you really want to add this, as there is already an existing member/membership with this name.
11-02-2016 more >>

Adding a Change Request Completed column with date

Can we have a Completed column on the Change Request page so we know when the change requests have been actioned. Date of completed change will signify action done.
11-02-2016 more >>

Auckland drops, the rest rise.

Jonno Ingerson, Director of Research at Corelogic NZ Ltd, says that Auckland values have dropped in the last month according to the latest QV house price index. Values in areas near Auckland continue to increase strongly while further South, things are a little patchier.
10-02-2016 more >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2.5 percent

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2.5 percent.
28-01-2016 more >>

Fewer expecting house price gains but see interest rates staying low

The latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey was released today
27-01-2016 more >>

The complete answer for warm dry homes

Community Housing Aotearoa says that insulation is only half the answer in improving rental housing and that you still need to heat the house. "In fact it isn't even half the answer" says NZ Property Investors' Federation Executive Officer, Andrew King
27-01-2016 more >>

Allow Emailed Invoices to be reproduced as a PDF

Emails print out with extra information such as recipient email on them. Waikato PIA would like them to be available as a PDF download.
27-01-2016 more >>

Heavy handed UK rental taxes

New Zealand is not the only country where people think that rental property owners are forcing people to be tenants. The UK Government has introduced tax changes aimed at forcing people out of owning rental property (termed buy-to-let in the UK) and reducing competition for first home buyers.
25-01-2016 more >>

Number on social housing register continues to decline

The December 2015 Social Housing Register shows that better understanding applicant’s particular needs is housing more vulnerable people, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says.
22-01-2016 more >>

Tony Alexander wriites his first BNZ weekly overview for 2016

Housing is one of the topics he covers.
21-01-2016 more >>


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