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Government to enable Auckland building material manufacturers to resume work in lockdown to ease supply pressures
7th Sep 21, 2:58pm
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Government to enable Auckland building material manufacturers to resume work in lockdown to ease supply pressures
Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business enjoyed a whopping 141% rise, helping drive a turnaround for the company from a loss to a $305 mln profit
18th Aug 21, 9:01am
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Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business enjoyed a whopping 141% rise, helping drive a turnaround for the company from a loss to a $305 mln profit
Resource Management Act replacement to put numerical limits on pollution levels, while focussing on ensuring houses and infrastructure are built
29th Jun 21, 9:00am
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Resource Management Act replacement to put numerical limits on pollution levels, while focussing on ensuring houses and infrastructure are built
The strong housing market has helped propel Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business to a 130% rise in profits
17th Feb 21, 9:16am
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The strong housing market has helped propel Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business to a 130% rise in profits
ASB economists say NZ can now 'probably overbuild' for the next couple of years, though there is 'some risk' in doing this
7th Dec 20, 2:19pm
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ASB economists say NZ can now 'probably overbuild' for the next couple of years, though there is 'some risk' in doing this
Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
10th Nov 20, 10:06am
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Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
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Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
Fletcher Building offers downbeat view of year ahead after confirming loss of $196 mln for year to June 2020
19th Aug 20, 9:00am
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Fletcher Building offers downbeat view of year ahead after confirming loss of $196 mln for year to June 2020
Fletcher Building takes the unusual step of announcing what its results will be eight days before the official results announcement
11th Aug 20, 8:59am
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Fletcher Building takes the unusual step of announcing what its results will be eight days before the official results announcement
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Housing - Building and Development
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Housing - Building and Development
Fletcher Building's shareholders might not see any dividends till 2022 if the construction giant uses new, more flexible, agreements with its lenders
10th Jun 20, 10:50am
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Fletcher Building's shareholders might not see any dividends till 2022 if the construction giant uses new, more flexible, agreements with its lenders
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
20th May 20, 8:56am
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Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
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While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
Government proposes creating a certification scheme to streamline the consenting of prefabs; also suggests giving MBIE more teeth to better regulate building materials
16th Apr 19, 5:46pm
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Government proposes creating a certification scheme to streamline the consenting of prefabs; also suggests giving MBIE more teeth to better regulate building materials
Auckland's MR8 Construction goes into voluntary administration hot on heels of government and key industry players signing a Construction Sector Accord
16th Apr 19, 12:50pm
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Auckland's MR8 Construction goes into voluntary administration hot on heels of government and key industry players signing a Construction Sector Accord
A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
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A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
18th Dec 18, 9:04am
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Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
Fletcher Building CEO says residential building in Auckland 'plateauing', though activity levels remain 'robust'; sharp contraction in residential consents in Australia
20th Nov 18, 9:32am
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Fletcher Building CEO says residential building in Auckland 'plateauing', though activity levels remain 'robust'; sharp contraction in residential consents in Australia
A discussion document has been released for consultation on the proposed independent infrastructure agency through which it is planned to lift the quality of infrastructure investment in New Zealand
8th Oct 18, 3:14pm
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A discussion document has been released for consultation on the proposed independent infrastructure agency through which it is planned to lift the quality of infrastructure investment in New Zealand
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
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What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
22nd Aug 18, 10:22am
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Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
6th Aug 18, 4:06pm
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ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
A ‘KiwiBuild Skill Shortage’ list is being created, after a Minister’s warning to Cabinet that NZ simply does not have the labour force to deal with the pipeline of construction projects
27th Jun 18, 12:00pm
by Jason Walls
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A ‘KiwiBuild Skill Shortage’ list is being created, after a Minister’s warning to Cabinet that NZ simply does not have the labour force to deal with the pipeline of construction projects
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
6th Mar 18, 5:00am
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Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
24th Feb 18, 9:18am
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When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...