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Farm equipment sales skyrocketing

20-Aug-2021 09:00:00 Share this:

Substantial increases in the sale of farm equipment this year have reflected a continuing catch-up in on-farm vehicle investment as farmers look again to the future…but there’s a warning of an ongoing sting in the tail.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties

PPA now imperative for lifestyle block sellers

18-Aug-2021 12:00:00 Share this:

If you are the owner of a lifestyle block worth more than $1 million and looking to sell, you now need to be aware of a new law known as the ‘Purchase Price Allocation Rules’.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties

NZ Immigration under review

18-May-2021 06:41:25 Share this:


News of a review of New Zealand’s immigration policy has some in the primary sector a little nervous.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties, Immigration

Waiting for the cows to come home

17-May-2021 12:21:24 Share this:


There’s many a weary farmer out there wishing their cows could get themselves from the paddock to the milking shed.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties

2020 ends on a positive note

12-Feb-2021 12:30:00 Share this:



REINZ data released in January 2021 show that 1,462 farms were sold in the year to December 2020, 15.6% more than were sold in the year to December 2019, with 26.2% more Dairy farms, 9.6% less Grazing farms, 32.0% more Finishing farms and 23.8% less Arable farms sold over the same period.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties, REINZ, climate

Livestock numbers under the microscope

12-Feb-2021 12:00:00 Share this:



The recently released Climate Change Commission Report highlighted that under current government policies, New Zealand will not achieve the Government’s target of being Zero Carbon by 2050.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties, climate, livestock

How Covid-19 is changing what we need and want from our homes

29-Sep-2020 11:31:53 Share this:

 

During this year’s lockdown, as our homes became ‘our castles’, many of us started to pay more attention to our surroundings.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties, Residential, home improvements, Home Maintenance, Health and Wellbeing, COVID-19, Working from home

New Zealand wine industry goes from strength to strength

31-Aug-2020 10:17:17 Share this:

The burgeoning wine industry in New Zealand attracts a lot of interest, with many people acquiring property either for serious production purposes or a combination of production and lifestyle.


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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties