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31 Aug 16, 8:32am
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31 Aug 16, 7:55am
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31 Aug 16, 7:35am
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31 Aug 16, 7:19am
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30 Aug 16, 8:39pm
Nick Smith sets out the Government's "comprehensive plan for improving New Zealand’s management of freshwater"
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30 Aug 16, 5:23pm
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30 Aug 16, 5:12pm
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30 Aug 16, 4:26pm
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30 Aug 16, 4:14pm
Architects and other building designers can produce pretty pictures of their projects for clients but do they know how to fill in consent applications properly?
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30 Aug 16, 4:05pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Tuesday; Residential building consents flat, ANZ Aust gains traction with Apple Pay as EU prepares to rule on Apple tax dodging
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30 Aug 16, 2:39pm
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30 Aug 16, 1:59pm
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30 Aug 16, 11:32am
The number of new dwelling consents was a mixed bag in July, with little growth in overall numbers
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30 Aug 16, 8:29am
Treasury yields recoup all previous days losses; tighter US monetary policy prospects gives RBNZ some breathing space
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30 Aug 16, 8:20am
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30 Aug 16, 7:52am
Home Loan Affordability Reports show people should have no trouble moving on to the second rung of the property ladder, but first home buyers will struggle in Auckland and Queenstown
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30 Aug 16, 7:46am
National miles ahead of Labour despite support falling; Australia's residential construction boom peaking; Strong consumer spending in US gives Fed ammunition; UST 10yr yield at 1.59%; oil down, gold stable; NZ$1 = 72.6 US¢, TWI-5 = 75.9
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29 Aug 16, 4:02pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Improved profits at Airwork and Auckland Airport, profit flat at Chorus and down at Mercer, NZD down against USD, Spark makes $125m bond issue
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Statistics NZ publish a monthly series of building consents issued by every New Zealand local authority. The data includes categories for residential dwellings, from which this chart is derived. Note that this chart tracks the number of consents for new dwellings, and does not cover consents only for alterations or improvements to an existing residence. Regional data is also charted here.

There are separate series for the value of consents issued.

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