OPINION: House price recovery in sight – but disagreement over timing

Treasury (by way of statements made in the recent budget announcement) and the Reserve Bank (through its OCR statement) have reinforced the private sector’s view that the fall in house…

Sextortion: The damaging new scam targeting teenagers

Sextortion involves scammers reaching out and forming relationships with people on social media platforms like Snapchat, Discord or Wizz and later moving the conversation onto other platforms that display friends…

Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust Scholarship 2023: Six Māori students achieve their tertiary education goals

Six Māori students have received a financial boost towards achieving their academic goals through Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust’s 2023 tertiary study scholarships.

Buying and selling houses privately: What you need to know

Most house sales involve a real estate agent, but it is possible to buy or sell privately - if you’re prepared to do the work that the agent would usually…

Catherine McGrath, Westpac NZ CEO

Increasing access to banking for the most vulnerable

Imagine not having a bank account.

OPINION: Housing economic forecasts are forecasts - not guarantees

The one thing the public is not shortchanged on is forecasts as to where residential house prices are heading.

What could you do with a $10,000 windfall?

A tax refund, a bonus, an inheritance – what are your best options when a surprise sum of money falls into your lap? The spending possibilities are almost infinite, but…

EVs or petrol cars

EVs or petrol cars – which is better value over their lifespan?

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) cost more than internal combustion engine (ICE) cars - which can feel like a major stumbling block when you need to buy a new car.

Five ways to earn extra money for full-time workers

When you work a full-time job, it’s hard to find the time to build up a second income stream, let alone turn a side hustle into a thriving business.

The REDnews 2023 Travel Guide: Top 5 destinations for the year and more

Restriction-free travel is once again a reality for travellers across the world, which means holidaymakers now have an array of destinations to pick from.

OPINION: Uncertainty rather than price holding back housing market

The major barrier to house sales at present is not price, it is uncertainty, writes Barfoot and Thompson's Peter Thompson.

OPINION: Cyclone Gabrielle adds new considerations to house buying

OPINION: Cyclone Gabriel has posed several new questions for the housing market, says real estate boss Peter Thompson