Otago Daily Times: Business News

Housing affordability falls 14.1%

Housing affordability falls 14.1%

Home affordability is heading for uncharted territory with Auckland topping the list of least affordable regions, followed closely by the Central Otago-Lakes district.

Apartments give rise to 16% boost in NZ residential building consents

Apartments give rise to 16% boost in NZ residential building consents

The national construction sector finished 2014 on a seven-year high, with residential building consents up 16% on the back of apartments built.

Migration down at 4100

Monthly net migration to New Zealand was slower than expected in December but Westpac senior economist Felix Delbruck is relaxed about the figures.

Boost to Oceana earnings tipped

A strong finish to Oceana Gold's calendar year gold production has prompted expectations of an 8% earnings boost to forthcoming 2014 results, by brokers Forsyth Barr.

Chairman defends Silver Fern's governance

Strong strategic governance is required for Silver Fern Farms and shareholders have a responsibility to elect the best qualified candidates, chairman Rob Hewett says.

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