News and Publications

Economic Overview - September 2019 Quarter

New Zealand’s economy has continued to grow in the face of increasing headwinds, albeit at a slower rate. Slower growth ...

Posted 4 days ago

What rural property owners need to know about the Action Plan for Healthy Waterways

Action Plan for Healthy Waterways: how is your rural property affected? How tighter regulations may impact the land valu...

Posted 7 days ago

When buying a business, what do you need to know about the commercial property?

When buying a business, what do you need to know about the commercial property? Here are some key things to consider whe...

Posted 1 month ago

Impact of historically low interest rates

How are historically low interest rates impacting on your residential property investment? Recent changes in the New Zea...

Posted 2 months ago

Economic Overview - June 2019 Quarter

New Zealand has continued its period of sustained economic growth which began back in 2010, although the rate of increas...

Posted 3 months ago

Succession planning for rural property owners

Succession planning: is your rural property prepared? Create security for your rural property, with strategic succession...

Posted 3 months ago

Building measurement restrictions

How building measurements affect your rentable space What measurements are important to the value of your commercial ren...

Posted 4 months ago

Impact of a Heritage New Zealand classification

Investing in a heritage building? What residential property buyers need to be aware of when buying or selling a heritage...

Posted 5 months ago

Economic Overview - March 2019 Quarter

New Zealand has continued its sustained period of economic growth that began back in 2010. New Zealand’s economy grew in...

Posted 6 months ago

No capital gains tax: what this means for rural property investors

We explore the pros and cons of a CGT-free future On April 17, the Government announced it will not go through with its ...

Posted 6 months ago

The latest trends in commercial insurance premiums

What impact do insurance increases have on your commercial property? Over recent years, New Zealand’s risk factor has in...

Posted 7 months ago

Healthy Homes Standards and the changes to rental regulations

What this means for residential investment properties and flats Last month, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil ...

Posted 8 months ago

Is the traditional NZ dairy farm commercially sustainable?

It’s a question those in the dairy farming industry have been asking, is traditional New Zealand dairy farming still a v...

Posted 10 months ago

ECE Investment

Should you invest in Early Childhood Education Centres? The early childhood education sector in New Zealand has experien...

Posted 11 months ago

Infill housing: how it affects your property value

Are you up to speed with what’s affecting your residential property value? As many cities and towns across New Zealand e...

Posted 12 months ago

The latest issues facing the dairy industry: Mycoplasma bovis

Anything that presents a risk to our dairy industry should be taken very seriously. Our dairy industry plays a vital par...

Posted 1 year ago

Types of land use: what are your options?

How to change land use and what you should know about land use consent Have you thought about changing what you use your...

Posted 1 year ago

National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management

The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (Freshwater NPS) is something that’s a hot topic in New Zealand’...

Posted 1 year ago

House & Property Valuation FAQs

Why should I get a professional property valuation? A property valuation is a vital tool if you are buying or selling a ...

Posted 2 years ago

What's in a Residential Property Valuation Report?

Find out how important the valuer’s role is when it comes to your property The first step to understanding what is in a ...

Posted 2 years ago