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  1. The comparison the govt chose for Wellington is a strange one. Only a tiny amount of Wellington is zoned that…

  2. Sorry to hear about the latest Bond – don’t tell me any more! I’ve been looking forward to seeing that…

  3. Two points about cost of building 1 As an ex housemover, a cheap build that is possible in accessible sections…

  4. Hi Andy and thanks for your comment here. Its good to know that you have a few spare minutes off…

  5. Greetings all – excellent and learned discussion and exploration – as always on Eye of the Fish. Couple of comments…

  6. Aaaaaaaah we’re at cross purposes here. I’m not thinking of your “buy-to-develop” model. I’m thinking of an existing rental portfolio…

  7. Maximum height limit means a different thing to RM planners… Basically just means that they can’t do it by right,…

  8. Great reply, thank you Rose – i think you’re right about the homes for rent, and that’s simply GOT to…

  9. This was a comment over on Scoop, where there is much discussion, but this comment seemed more learned than others…

  10. This policy is being sold as a win for first home buyers. But: Subdivision still requires resource consent. Unit title…

  11. As per the above link . it appears Firth aka Fletchers appear to have the Gobi-block distribution rights cornered already…

  12. Shares in Gobi-block anyone?

  13. I think being in the permeable paving business sounds like a good place to be for next few years https://www.firth.co.nz/paving-and-retaining/permeable-pavers/…

  14. But hold on Mr Filth, you’ve got to do the maths first. Let’s say someone buys a section with an…

  15. Definitely talking about infill here Joseph. I’m thinking: how much things have changed over the last two years – first…

  16. It’s not very costly, nor does it take long, to demolish a wooden house on concrete piles. Leaving a nice…

  17. It doesn’t do anything to encourage joining plots and doing something more efficient at a bigger scale, so we’re talking…

  18. I guess it will all come down to the wording in the legislation, Its really interesting that we appear to…

  19. Or, and this has only just occurred to me – potentially by subdividing the existing house into 3 parts and…

  20. Or by amalgamating sections, as they have been doing madly in Auckland.