49 days ago

Wellington houses hit $1 million mark

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Do you think your house is worth $1 million?
Property values in Wellington city have exceeded the $1 million mark and the rest of the region isn’t too far behind.
Housing prices have soared since the Covid-19 pandemic and the country's housing crisis continues to see people, especially first home buyers, being crowded out of the opportunity to purchase a home.
The latest data, released on Wednesday morning by property data provider CoreLogic, shows Wellington’s housing market continues to set jaw-dropping new records with the region seeing the greatest rate of growth.
CoreLogic’s House Price Index found Wellington city’s average current value had reached $1,012,163​. In the city’s western suburbs that rose to $1,160,087​.

More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Dog re-registration is coming up!

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Attention Kuri owners!

Re-registration invoices will be sent out at the end of May this year, so if you've moved house or changed your email address, please let us know.

You can contact us at:

📩 dogs@wcc.govt.nz

☎️ 04 499 4444.

1 hour ago

Do you back a ban on parking in footpaths?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Parking on footpaths could soon become an offence in Wellington, following public complaints about increased risks to pedestrians and a lack of space for emergency vehicles.
The change is being proposed as part of Wellington City Council’s new parking policy, introduced in August, which aims to reduce reliance on private vehicles, manage increasing parking demands and make it easier to travel around the city.
The proposed new law would instigate a city-wide ban on parking on, or partially on, footpaths across the city, with infringement notices to be issued at the discretion of parking wardens.
It would overturn a 2005 council decision which permitted footpath parking anywhere in Wellington apart from the central city and suburban centres, provided at least one metre of footpath space was left for footpath users.

9 hours ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

What are your thoughts on the great flag debate that gripped the country in 2015?