A Christchurch couple say the Papanui-Innes Community Board has missed a key opportunity to hear all views surrounding a controversial housing project.
Home and Gardening
The latest CoreLogic data shows Christchurch's average property value increased by 11.9% in a year, while nationally house prices were up 16.1% - the biggest jump since 2006.
The return of higher deposit requirements for investors has put the brakes on the housing market in March, with property values in Christchurch falling by $30,000.
At just 14, Sea-am Thompson is the youngest ever Christchurch Beautifying Association summer garden competition judge.
The Christchurch housing market appears to be unaffected by the Government's shake-up, despite a subdued mood at other auctions around the country.
A Christchurch real estate agent says the rapid timeframe for the government's new housing rules has left many residents with questions.
For couples going through a separation, they have had to face additional uncertainty as they try to secure property valuations in an ever-changing property market, writes Jeremy Sutton.
A Christchurch renter who has been plagued with problems in her home is frustrated she can't get through to Tenancy Services to complain.
COMMENT: The topic of Tiny Homes often comes up as a potential way to mass-produce homes and calm the property market, writes Rupert Gough.
A four-bedroom luxury home in one of Christchurch's most desirable suburbs has sold under the hammer for $4.26m - more than $1.4m above its 2019 rating valuation.
Buyers are prepared to pay big sums for Christchurch homes as the city’s formerly sluggish housing market plays catch-up at speed with the rest of the country.
Queenstown’s property market has been given a boost by a surge in Auckland investors prepared to pay “shocking numbers” for houses there.
Christchurch’s housing market boom has lifted property values in many suburbs - but one neighbourhood appears to be missing out on the bonanza.
It isn’t cheap to maintain an award-winning garden each year, particularly in Christchurch, a city teeming with fierce and passionate competitors.
Gardening may not be everyone’s cup of tea - but for Christchurch Botanic Garden’s newest apprentice it’s a dream come true.