Rental Price Index

Rent pain continues for tenants in student towns

14 Mar 2019

Tenants looking for a rental property in New Zealand’s student towns are facing high rents and stiff competition according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. Trade Me Head of Rentals Aar...

Wellington rents $45 more per week than Auckland

14 Feb 2019

Wellington city’s rental prices continued their incredible growth in January with the average rent hitting an all-time high of $595 per week, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. T...

Wellington is New Zealand's most expensive city to rent

24 Jan 2019

Wellington ended 2018 as the most expensive city in the country to rent after the median weekly rent in the capital city climbed 8.2 per cent year-on-year to reach an all time high of $565, accordi...

Wellington rents match Auckland for the first time

13 Dec 2018

Wellington City rents now match Auckland City for the first time after the median rent in the capital rose 5.8 per cent on last year to $550 per week in November, according to the latest Trade Me R...

Summer rental rush strikes early in the capital

29 Nov 2018

The summer rental rush has already begun in the capital after the median weekly rent in Wellington rose a ‘whopping’ 10 per cent on last year to reach $495 per week in October, according to the lat...

Rents remain high as summer looms

29 Oct 2018

New Zealand’s national median rent is showing no signs of slowing down after increasing 6.7 per cent year-on-year in September and remaining at an all-time high of $480 per week, according to the l...

Tenants in the provinces face record rents

25 Sep 2018

Tenants outside New Zealand’s three major cities are facing record rents after the median rent rose 10.5 per cent on last year to an all-time high of $420 per week in August, according to the lates...

Rents freeze in New Zealand’s two biggest cities

24 Aug 2018

Rents in New Zealand’s two biggest cities, Auckland and Wellington, have frozen for a fourth consecutive month at $550 and $480 per week respectively, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price ...

Tenants leave Auckland’s central city

30 Jul 2018

Auckland tenants are looking further afield to traditionally quieter suburbs as the median weekly rent in the region remains at an all-time high of $550 and up 3.8 per cent on June last year, accor...

Queenstown rents soar as tenants stay put

20 Jun 2018

The median weekly rent in Queenstown Lakes has jumped 12.9 per cent since January and is now the most expensive district to rent in New Zealand at an eye-watering $790 per week, according to the la...
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