Monthly Archives: October 2018

What is the future of Feilding?

Will it grow or will it decline? It has done both in the past, but mainly Feilding has grown, and it is growing well at present, leading the region. Feilding is four things, as a generalisation: An agri-business hub and rural … Continue reading

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Population: Important to have growth.

In 1881 Feilding had a population of  about 1,000. By 1921 it was 4,500, 6,000 in 1951, 8,000 in 1961, 10,000 in 1971, 11,500 in 1981 and 14,043 in 1996. We can recognise the strong growth in the baby boom … Continue reading

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Where is the ceiling?

I well remember a time when the top price for a house in Feilding was $200,000. People said that prices will never go higher, and you needed to think carefully about improvements to a property, in case you over capitalised. … Continue reading

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Residential section prices in NZ

The cost of land is a major component of the cost of a house property. Below we can see the median section prices across the regions of NZ, with Auckland 630% higher than Southland, and 307% higher than Manawatu/Whanganui! The … Continue reading

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