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  • Ray White Whangarei hit their auctions for six

    Ray White Whangarei celebrated a one hundred per cent clearance rate at auction last night as they sold all six of their properties under the hammer for a combined value of $3,924,000. The real stand-out of the night came in Woodhill as....

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  • Brought forward auctions the new normal in Christchurch

    Auctions being called forward has become the new normal in Christchurch after another stellar event which saw 12 out of 14 properties sell via their auction campaigns. Seven properties successfully sold under the hammer, four were sold prior and one....

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  • Birkenhead house attracts 100 bids and sells for NZ$2.29M

    An incredible auction in North Shore City’s Birkenhead has attracted 100 bids before selling under the hammer for NZ$2,290,000 – a whopping NZ$1,265,000 over its CV. The sale of the three-bedroom, one-bathroom home at 8 Waratah Street (pictured below) was the highlight of a....

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  • Former Shortland Street star Angela Bloomfield joins Ray White

    Actress Angela Bloomfield (pictured above and below) has swapped the small screen for a new career in real estate as the former Shortland Street star joins the family at Ray White Carpenter Realty Glenfield I Verrans Corner I Beach Haven as a salesperson. Ms Bloomfield is best known for....

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  • Auctions reign supreme for Ray White Ponsonby and Remuera

    Auction success has very much become the ‘new normal’ for powerhouse offices Ray White Ponsonby and Ray White Remuera following another night of outstanding results for their sellers. The two offices sold more than NZ$17,000,000 worth of property under the hammer....

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  • Exceptional Ohope Beach home sells for NZ$3.65M at auction

    An incredible award-winning Ohope Beach home has sold for a massive NZ$3,650,000 under the hammer – more than double its CV of NZ$1,570,000 – at 165 Pohutukawa Avenue. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom house in the Whakatane District attracted 15 registered buyers, and....

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  • World-renowned Manuka Point Station hits the market

    Buyers have a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a piece of genuine history as famous Manuka Point Station – know around the world as a professional hunting paradise – hits the market via negotiation at 3916 Manuka Point Station in....

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  • Ray White Russell raising thousands for women’s cancer cause

    Ray White Russell Director Dianne Wynyard (above right) and her daughter Glenda Wynyard (above left) have broken through the NZ$15,000 barrier as they raise money for women’s cancer research. Since its inception in 1998, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (in Western Australia) has made....

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  • 20 December 2018 Weekly Economic Update – Tony Alexander

    This is the last Weekly Overview for 2018 so Merry Christmas to all readers and I hope everyone gets a good break at some stage over the next couple of months and enjoys the coming year. For businesses the year has finished on a positive note with the monthly … Read more

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  • 8 November 2018 Economic Update – Tony Alexander

    Labour Market Strength In the middle of August last year when opinion polls started to show a strong probability that a Labour-led government would emerge from the September general election, I wrote a piece opining that business sentiment would not undergo a “winter of discontent” as happened the last time … Read more

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  • Trains Update

    Huntly and Tūākau are being eyed as stops for the start-up Hamilton to Auckland commuter train. Those station locations are preferred by Waikato District councillors, and they expect to discuss Te Kauwhata and Pokeno in future. The council set aside $250,000 for two start-up stations and that would swell … Read more

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  • 13 September Weekly Economic Update

    Little New We’ve learnt nothing truly new about the state of the NZ economy this week or where we are headed. A few indicators emerged putting the lie to depressed sentiment about the business environment revealed in sentiment surveys (retail spending, manufacturing, bill payments). Monthly real estate … Read more

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  • Waikato District Council Public Transport Plan

    One of the biggest issues facing our community is currently in discussion in council and there are plans being tabled for the future of public transport for the region. Please pop over to the council website and perhaps consider making your own views known in order to assist council going … Read more

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  • August 2018 Market Update from Real Estate Co NZ

    11 regions hit record high asking prices, while 9 regions hit record low total stock numbers. Signs of an early spring market for Auckland and Canterbury. August 2018 has been a month of record highs and record lows since realestate.co.nz started … Read more

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  • Daffodill Day in Tuakau Village..

    Today the local Lions of NZ, the local Tuakau Youth Group and the ANZ bank all turned out on the main street today to raise funds for the Cancer Society on Daffodill Day. The community spirit is always in your face here in the centre of the Waikato’s Golden Triangle..big … Read more

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  • 31 August Economic Update ~ Tony Alexander

    Another Advisory Panel The Prime Minister this week handed the business sector a stick with which to beat the government heading into the next election – monthly confidence poll results. Up until now the government has dismissed the high pessimism as simply business sour grapes and “junk”. Now the government … Read more

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  • 23 August 2018 Economic Update – Tony Alexander

    Nothing Startling I usually only write material in the Weekly Overview these days if I feel I can offer a different perspective on something going on or some new food for thought regarding developments in the economic sphere. This week no inspirational juices were flowing at all I’m sorry to … Read more

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