Timothy Manning linked to Fiji Casino Development in National Business Review NZ

Posted on December 26, 2013 at 2:43 pm in

Extract from NBR Article:
” ‘Manning syndicate backs Fiji casinos’
David Williams
Auckland Property Developer Tim Manning is leading an Asian syndicate backing Fiji’s ambitious $US200 million casino project.
NBR first linked Mr Manning and Singapore based Nico-Franken, to the project in June. Mr Manning confirms the deal this week, which sees his company HGW International take a 50% [...]

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Auckland Developer Tim Manning planning a $4 million peak makeover

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 10:23 am in

Mountain Scene – Article by Philip Chandler
Published August 15, 2013
Up to $4 million will be spent redeveloping Queenstown’s tired looking Coronet Peak Hotel. New owner Tim Manning who developed the local Greenstone Terrace housing complex – says he’ll upgrade the Arthurs Point hotel to four-star standard and sell of its 82 [...]

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Kiwi made good returns to bolster Queenstown Resort – NBR Article on Tim Manning

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 10:00 am in

National Business Review – Article by Duncan Bridgeman
Published August 16, 2013
When Gavin Faull headed to Hong Kong in 1990 he worked for three months without pay to get his foot in the door of Swiss-Bel-hotel International. The Taranaki-born former freezing worker turned hotelier went on to own outright what is now [...]

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Inca Trail Marathon is a runner’s high in Peru – LA Times article

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 9:04 am in

CUZCO, Peru—

— There’s really no better way to see a place than by foot.
Even if the path is 26.2 miles and goes over a 13,800-foot mountain pass.

And it’s a race.
Running a marathon in June along the Inca Trail, high in the Peruvian Andes, seemed like a good idea when I signed up for this [...]

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Auckland Must Change to Adapt to the Population Growth that’s Essential to its Prosperity

Posted on May 31, 2013 at 4:56 am in

With only days remaining before submissions close on Auckland’s draft Unitary Plan, we should all take a deep breath and try not to panic. Hasty decisions and fear of change will not help our city’s future.
Discussion must turn to a realistic, evidence-based conversation. We cannot place a glass bubble over the city and guard it [...]

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Auckland’s 39,000 Homes Target ‘Hard to Believe’ – Tim Manning

Posted on May 20, 2013 at 7:01 am in

Auckland has almost no chance of reaching a housing accord’s target of 39,000 new houses in the next three years, a property developer says.
The accord, announced on Friday by the government and the Auckland Council, allows for the fast -tracking of certain developments while the city waits for its unitary plan to take effect in [...]

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Tim Manning Recognizes Property Values Still Climbing – Especially in Auckland

Posted on May 14, 2013 at 3:17 am in

New Zealand property values continued to rise in April to be 4 percent above their peak of late 2007 as Auckland again recorded strong gains, according to state valuer Quotable Value.
National property values increased 1.3 percent in the three months ended April 30 to $431,967, the same pace as in the three months through March. [...]

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Auckland Council “Loot Sharing” Plan Slammed

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 2:31 am in

A property developer has spoken out against Auckland Council’s plan to tax increases in the value of land from rezoning or redevelopment. The council’s proposal for “shared land value uplift,” buried in an addendum to the mammoth Auckland unitary plan, is a tool the council is considering for “enabling affordable neighbourhoods,” the document says.
“A number [...]

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Tim Manning Views on Council Accused of Capital Gains Bid by Stealth

Posted on May 2, 2013 at 2:24 am in

Auckland Council is eyeing taking another slice out of rising property values and may seek a change in the law to do so.
The council is calling the proposal “shared land value uplift” but its critics are blasting it as a thinly disguised capital gains tax.
And if Auckland proceeds with the plan, it could open the [...]

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Power Price Data Shows Hypocrisy of Labours Claims

Posted on April 19, 2013 at 11:29 pm in

Labour and the Greens launch their electricity policy later today, and if the drought had not already broken the deluge of crocodile tears from opposition MPs would have done the job.
Expect to hear much about high power prices and their impact on the less well off when Labour leader David Shearer and Green co-leader Russel [...]

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