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NZPIF in the news in April and May

Articles and opinions about the current state of the housing market continue to fill the media. NZPIF has been able to increase its profile as a credible commentator on all these issues culminating in 14 interviews on May 13 responding to the Reserve Bank’s announcements.  The media talked mainly to Andrew King but also sought comment from Andrew Bruce and David Whitburn. Here is the list.

Anne Gibson from the Herald

Radio NZ news

Radio NZ Morning talk (live)

Newstalk ZB

Radio Live news

Radio Live with Duncan Garner (live)

TV3 news

TV3 with Paul Henry (live)

Fairfax journalist

Sally Lindsay for an article plus an interview for their online radio show

John Stewart for TVNZ (just background info I think for their online news)

Nicole Bremner, (pre-recorded interview)

Sam Thompson from Newstalk ZB

NZ Property magazine

The Prime Minister announced a capital gains tax on Sunday 17 May which resulted in interviews with

NZ Herald





Other media releases and interviews have taken place on these dates.

Media releases

23 April – Trade me figures not accurate. Read more 

27 April – Support tenants to make choices. Read more 

4 May – Education on taxation on property. Read more 

6 May – AK Opinion article in NZ Herald on a number of property issues. Read

7 May – Mike Hosking supports Andrew’s article in a video added by NZ Herald on the same page as the article. View

13 May - Reserve Bank annoucements of new rules for property investors

17 May - NZPIF response to announcement of capital gains tax. Read here

Interviews with journalists

24 April ChchPress Lewis Donaldson refuting claims of slum landlords in Chch.

24 April RadioNZ AK on slum landlords

28 April NZHerald quotes AK on IRD having more resources to catch property speculators

29 April – RadioLive AK interviewed by Paul Henry on property speculators

29 April -TV3 AK interviewed by Paul Henry – link could not be viewed

1 May – Rotorua Post Debbie van den Broek interviewed on landlords are insulating their rentals

3 May TV3 Q&A AK presents NZPIF views on property market

4 May RadioNZ Morning report. Alistair Gillespie commented on taxing foreigners buying property in NZ

4 May NewstalkZB AK interviewed by Larry Williams

11 May RadioNZ Morning report AK interviewed on property market



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