• A Porirua suburb is being touted as New Zealand’s number one property hot spot – but not everyone is rolling out the red carpet for new buyers.

Cannons Creek beat Wellington suburbs Hataitai and Tawa to top Property Investor magazine’s list of leading property growth spots for the past few months.

The looming Transmission Gully motorway and a short commute to Wellington City has Auckland investors eyeing up ‘The Creek’, as it’s known by locals, but Porirua mayor Nick Leggett says they are not welcome.


Cannons Creek

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Paula Mac Ewan from Cannons Creek says she wants residents, not investors, buying up houses in the area.

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