Auckland’s median price for a home now $820,000

The University of Auckland is selling its Tamaki Campus to property investment company Tamaki Village.
There’s already chatter the 11.9ha plot in Glen Innes could be used for hundreds of much-needed homes close to public transport and rail links.

Building consents in Auckland not keeping up with demand

Strong construction activity continues to boost the regional economic outlook especially in Auckland and Canterbury, say economists at Westpac. They report that building consent data for February, released on 30 March, confirms that Auckland is cranking up production of housing, currently up 23 per cent year-on-year.

Suzanne Snively of Transparency International on corruption in New Zealand

This is an interview I recorded with Suzanne Snively of Transparency International New Zealand on 22nd April 2014 to talk about corruption, and the corruption ‘perception’ index.