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Archive: May 2021

Sharon Cullick - NZPIF CEO

Sharon Cullwick from the NZPIF will present this special event which replaces the postponed April event. Sharon will talk about the changes within the NZPIF, recent legislation changes and the property investing industry. Please note - this special event is for CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY. We apologise but no guests or door payments will be accepted. Please also note the start time of 7pm with doors opening at 6.30pm.
26-05-2021 more >>

Landlords say money would be better spent on something else

The government used the housing announcements of March 23 as its main avenue for legislation relating to rental properties. Still, it has, however, set aside $80 million in the Budget for the Bond Centre, Tenancy Tribunal, and Healthy Homes initiatives.
21-05-2021 more >>

Government rejects first home buyers, tenants and rental providers

The First Home Buyers Club, Tenants Protection Canterbury and the NZ Property Investors Federation have presented a letter to Government requesting them to reconsider removing mortgage interest costs on rental properties.
12-05-2021 more >>


Steve Watson from MBIE Tenancy Compliance and Investigation Team will talk about their services. Steve is the National Manager Compliance and Investigations and Information and Education for Housing and Tenancy Services. Steve has a 35 year career in law enforcement and regulation. He was previously a Police Officer, but his last 10 years have been spent with MBIE and its former agency the Department of Labour. His previous roles include Compliance Manager for Immigration New Zealand, National Operations Manager of the Labour Inspectorates and his current role. He was awarded an MBIE Chief Executive leadership Award in 2016 for his leadership the all of Government collaborative regulatory work in the Immigration and Employment fields for the Canterbury Rebuild. He is passionate about achieving goals through collective action and by breaking down silos. In 2021 he was given an MBIE award for his leadership of an Incident Management Team during the Level 4 lockdown of March/April 2020 Our guest evening sponsor will be Nathan Gill of Powers realty. Nathan is described by clients as someone who is available, reliable and professional, his easy-going nature matched with an aptitude to clearly communicate and comprehensively advise, results in outstanding outcomes for all involved in a property transaction. We are having a special offer where the $75 joining fee will be waived for any new members joining on the night. Please take advantage of this offer by bringing along any family or friends who are interested in joining.
10-05-2021 more >>

Officials against rental property interest deductibility removal

Newly released information shows that in addition to Inland Revenue and Treasury, officials from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development were unanimous in advising the Government against removing rental property mortgage interest as a tax deduction. This opposition is also supported by economists, the general public and even tenant groups who are also stating that the policy will lead to rent rises.
04-05-2021 more >>

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