Auckland 5th, Wellington 15th in global survey of cities

Wednesday 3 March 2004

Auckland ranks fifth in a survey of 215 cities on quality of life.

By The Landlord

The Swiss cities of Zurich and Geneva, with first class education, top the list, while the war-battered Iraqi capital, Baghdad, is last.

Vancouver and Vienna also ranked ahead of Auckland, which tied equal fifth with Sydney, Bern, Copenhagen and Frankfurt. Wellington was 15th.

The survey was compiled by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, which evaluates criteria including economic and environmental factors, health, education, transport and safety.

Read More - Opens in a new window
Commenting is closed

Property News

Downward pressures might push investors out

There’s a major housing market downturn coming and it’s likely to reduce the number of investors in the market, according to ANZ economists.

House Prices

House price drops are short-lived - Alexander

Periods of house price decline are rare and "short-lived", says economist Tony Alexander, amid forecasts of a drop of 10%-15% this year.

Commercial

Industrial holdings leave Provincia in strong position

Tales of strife and problems abound in the commercial property world these days, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has not been as devastating for all commercial players.

Mortgages

Mortgage lending slumps to record low in April

Mortgage lending fell to its lowest level on record last month as the property market ground to a halt during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Site by PHP Developer