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How the housing package will tank property investors' returns

A property manager says the government’s latest housing reforms are a thinly veiled discrimination tax which could be the death knell for the Labour government.David Faulkner, a director and consultant with Wellington based property manager RealIQ, said the removal of mortgage interest tax deductibility and extending the brightline test prioritises first home buyers largely at the expense of renters.“It will also be the kiss of death for smaller property management firms and, I think, probably also for the chances of another Labour...

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Dalton blinks: Auckland back in the America’s Cup hunt
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Plans to announce an offshore host city for the 37th America's Cup are on hold as two of the three rumoured bidders baulk.

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Shaneel Sudhakar faced a 22-day delay in payment of the wage subsidy.

Bridgecorp’s death knell a timely warning
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A new generation of investors would do well to wander through the corporate graveyard of yesteryear.

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Kiwi security technology leading the world

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