Anne Gibson, Property Editor for New Zealand's Herald, has been writing about real estate since 1985 and is a skilled and knowledgeable journalist with deep insights into property as well as other businesses.
After studying politics at Canterbury University, she worked at the Christchurch Star, hired as their first female sub-editor. From there, she moved to Wellington's Evening Post where she covered court, softball, hockey, trade, travel and tourism... interviewing then-Prime Minister Sir Rob Muldoon and doing some Parliament work. National Business Review invited her to found that publication's property section in the heady '80s. Then she moved to Melbourne in the late ‘80s to work for The Australian writing about real estate. After writing books on property and about starting businesses, she joined the New Zealand Herald in February 2000 as property editor. Her roles also include radio work with RNZ, Newstalk ZB, podcasts, writing about iwi and Māori in business as well as retirement villages and many other topics. You can contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why one of NZ's top 10 house builders is laying off staff
'Other group house builders have laid off significantly more staff than we have.' - Burney
Premium stories of 2022: Simon Bridges' stately Tauranga home for sale for $3.9m
The house was listed last month, before the shock announcement he's quitting politics.
Problems at upmarket retirement village, chimneys stripped as delays hamper schist shipment from China
"About 60 or 70 chimneys that need cladding,"
Retirement giant Arvida Group pushes up interim profit
More than 250 new units being built in big expansion.
After the Gib crisis: Govt unveils new building materials taskforce
'We know we are facing a period of global turmoil,' says Woods.
Fire risk fears: Apartment owners, Argosy suing aluminium panel makers, suppliers
Claddings now mostly removed from buildings at centre of court case.
New Zealand's most expensive house sales of 2022 so far
"As per usual, the premium end of the market beats to its own drum" - Nick Goodall
House values drop below $1 million average: What's going on in your area?
One area bucked the trend: up 40 per cent last year, down only 3.4 per cent now.
Ex-Tauranga mayor Tenby Powell's daring Ukraine rescue mission
Powell is bringing in supplies and voluntarily helping people escape Ukraine
Coromandel retirement village residents face 47% fee rise
Fee rise met with negative feedback.
Gib crisis: 'We're not gouging' - Fletcher CEO Ross Taylor
'We think we will take a hit as we come through this' - Hamish McBeath, Fletcher Building.
Gib crisis: Commission probe into building sector out next month
Call for probe to address Winstone Wallboards' near-monopoly on plasterboard.
Who's claiming $518,000 from failed Tauranga builder?
Revenue during Covid insufficient to cover overheads, liquidator David Thomas says.
Tauranga builder fails with $518,000 shortfall, recession fears raised
"We are now accumulating a backlog of unfinished houses" - National MP Andrew Bayly
Simon Bridges' $3.9m Tauranga home flops at auction
Politician's family home still on the market - but at a fixed price.
Couple trapped in Aussie must repay $16,000 in pensions
The couple have been stuck in Australia for nearly a year.
Obituary: Former Herald journalist Jim Eagles dies
Eagles had a long and distinguished career in journalism.
10,000 new build-to-rent homes planned in $5b venture
Simplicity members will get first dibs on renting those new homes.
Batts, GIB board, ColourCote back in production as Fletcher factories re-open
Winstone Wallboards, Tasman Insulation and Pacific CoilCoaters staff about to return.
Know your rights: What landlords must read about new tenancy laws
Owners of nearly 600,000 rental properties need to know impact of looming law changes.
Mowbray billionaires call in lawyers over leaky building repairs
Mowbrays threaten litigation against fellow apartment owners.
Fletcher to lay off 1500 staff, predicts 30 per cent drop in building consents
No details yet about which divisions the 1000 staff work in.
Retirement village residents in coronavirus lockdown, visitors asked to stay away
"We have seen the impact on older people overseas" - Ryman's David King.
White Island eruption: ex-mayor wants tours to continue
"It has major ramifications if they're shut." Ex-Whakatāne mayor Tony Bonne
White Island eruption: legal experts examine possible culpability
Post-tragedy, what legal options exist for families and victims who survive?
White Island eruption: Where to now for Ngāti Awa tours?
Viability of future tours to White Island must be in question.
Zuru billionaires involved in Mt Maunganui leaky tower discussions
The Pacific could cost $16m plus to fix.
$16m lawsuit: Mt Maunganui leaky building heads for 10-week trial
Scope of claim revealed: 12 parties involved in $16m Mt Maunganui claim
Ranking NZ group home builders: Who's the biggest and busiest?
Who are NZ's biggest group house builders?
Flat-pack solution: A two-bedroom house for $69,000
Bunnings has spent two years preparing to launch the product.
'Obscene': Why this NZ city now outstrips Auck, London for home affordability
The Bay of Plenty city outstrips London when it comes to property prices v incomes.
Earn $180K and qualify for 'affordable' KiwiBuild home
Kiwibuild has announced that couples earning up to $180,000 will be allowed to apply.
Foreign investors snap up $2.1b of NZ assets in five months
The figure for the first five months of 2018 is down substantially from last year.
North Islanders or South: Who are the biggest turkeys?
North Island and South Island shopping habits differ
House sales collapse: Calls for lending squeeze to end
House sales volumes have collapsed by a quarter in the past year.
Papamoa beach sections sell in 2 hours; amenities pushed to limit
BUILD: An impression of how homes could look on the subdivision at the bottom right. PHOTO/SUPPLIED in SCC: Beaches-Development_3.JPG
Leaky school dispute tips builder into liquidation
A dispute between a Tauranga builder and the Ministry of Education over school weathertightness issues tipped the builder into liquidation, an official report says.