Together, shaping cities where communities thrive
Property Council is the leading advocate for New Zealand’s most significant industry – property.
Property Council New Zealand acts as a collective industry voice, giving our members a seat at the table with politicians, to ensure they make informed decisions that benefit our industry and enable a strong economy.
Our strategic aim is to influence Government and decision makers to support decisions that foster a thriving property industry. We aspire to be, and be seen as, an industry leader, reinforcing our role as the voice of the property sector. We want to promote our members’ interests with politicians, improving relationships and communications with local and central government, and increasing politicians’ awareness of the property sector’s contribution to the New Zealand economy.
Property Council’s national advocacy priorities are set on an annual basis by the National Board and our Regional Executive Committees in consultation with members.
The Plan Change 27 introduces a new rule frameworks to the Tauranga City Plan to manage the effects of flooding from intense rainfall on people, properties and infrastructure. While we support
The Plan Change 26 will enable significant intensification opportunities. This includes broad provisions for duplexes and terraced housing development, as well as more targeted provisions for apartment building focused on
Building for Climate Change: Transforming operational efficiency and reducing whole-of-life embodied carbon
Property Council supports the overall intent of the Building for Climate Change frameworks. At a high level, we recommend MBIE: Define building types and intended use alongside clear and achievable
To tell our story, we need your stories
Your stories are what inform and drive our policy positions. When we speak with officials and policy makers, they want to know what effects their policies are having; what the issues are, what works and what doesn’t and how they could do things better.
Similarly, when we front issues in the media, they want to know real-life examples of the impact on people and the lives of New Zealanders, not just on property or the industry.
In addition to our overarching national priorities, each regional Executive Committee has also identified a singular priority for the year ahead:
Want to get involved?
Property Council has several dynamic and engaged member working groups, who provide insight and support our advocacy team on a range of issues, from Build-to-Rent and resource management reform, to infrastructure funding and changes to the building code. These groups are ever-changing and are open to all members.