Wellington couple gave up on buying their first home after finding they could build for less.
Wellington City Council likely to scrap its "silver bullet" plan for housing crisis.
The walls are sticky, the ceilings filthy and the laundry tap leaks constantly, but the price is just right – absolutely nothing.
Wellington councillors have turned down an offer to buy surplus university land.
Developers want ratepayers to provide millions of dollars for new infrastructure.
Housing NZ bowled 27 ageing and earthquake-prone houses eight years ago. The gap is still standing empty.
Everyone wins when lower-income families own their own homes, says study.
GNS team moves in to monitor safety of hillside that has given way twice in four years.
Companies compete for workers with high-end utes and big pay rises, but the boom times are nearing an end.
OPINION: We took a picture of the man responsible for exacerbating the housing crisis, writes Damien Grant. Demonic, I am sure you will agree.
City councillors go against staff advice to spend $1m on Forest of Tane in Tawa.
Wellington City Council sign economic partnership agreement with iwi.
Investors are responsible for almost half of Auckland house sales.
Hutt desperatetly needs more land for housing.
Putting a roof over your head: Never has it been harder to buy, build or rent a home in Wellington.
Northland builder's licence is cancelled for working without building consents and going beyond his abilities.
Want to make a "prophet"? Then this former church could be for you.
Stonestead one of the oldest houses in the Upper Hutt area is for sale
A $300 million luxury apartment project has international developers for a reason.
First-home buyers locked in noise battle over KiwiRail depot across the fence.
Wellington's mayor aims to simplify "difficult and confusing" consent process.
It's condemned and no-one's allowed in, but that hasn't put off potential buyers.
Council takes nine months to change street's name from an English one - to one that means exactly the same in Maori.
Developer blames council rules for holdup but mayor says he's negotiating through the media.
City council and developer in deadlock over what roads should be called.
Wellington's rental squeeze could worsen as homeowners choose to make money through Airbnb.
Wellington building owners will struggle to hit one-year timeframe, experts warn.
Residential building consents are not on track in Auckland.
Wellington's housing squeeze is now spreading to the suburbs, as supply trails behind demand.