Building

20 Nov 18, 9:32am
Fletcher Building CEO says residential building in Auckland 'plateauing', though activity levels remain 'robust'; sharp contraction in residential consents in Australia
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8 Oct 18, 3:14pm
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
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23 Aug 18, 9:53am
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 
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22 Aug 18, 10:22am
Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
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6 Aug 18, 4:06pm
ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
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27 Jun 18, 12:00pm
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
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6 Mar 18, 5:00am
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
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24 Feb 18, 9:18am
When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
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21 Feb 18, 9:13am
Beleaguered Fletcher Building puts all of the losses from its building and interior division in its result for the first half of the year; reports after tax loss of $322 million
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14 Feb 18, 2:46pm
David Hargreaves says the latest update from embattled construction giant Fletcher Building gives some clarity around where the company is right now - but the immediate future still looks decidedly murky
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14 Feb 18, 8:43am
Strife-torn Fletcher Building says it will lose another $486 mln from its Building and Interiors Division; Chairman Norris will go; Company is still in negotiation with private lenders over lending covenant breaches; no dividend
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12 Feb 18, 8:44am
Beleaguered Fletcher Building has delayed its return to share trading till Wednesday and says it will now update the market then about expected further losses in its building and interiors division; in discussion with lenders
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8 Feb 18, 1:54pm
As an employer of 10,000 Kiwis, Fletcher Building's health is rather important to the health of the country
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8 Feb 18, 10:59am
Building giant Fletcher Building puts its shares into a trading halt after disclosing it sees even more financial problems emerging in its accident-prone building and interiors division
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13 Nov 17, 2:50pm
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
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8 Nov 17, 12:16pm
Speech from the throne pledges that Auckland's urban limit will be removed and density controls will be freed up in this term of Government
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6 Nov 17, 1:26pm
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
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2 Nov 17, 11:56am
Property Council of New Zealand calls on the new Government to work alongside local Councils and the property sector to together address the issues that have created the current development bottleneck
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1 Nov 17, 4:20pm
David Hargreaves says assuming the Government's proposed ban on offshore buying of existing housing stock can be made to work the focus goes back on ensuring future consistent supply of housing
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30 Oct 17, 3:04pm
David Hargreaves says the new Government may need to rethink its idea for a ban on offshore-based buyers of existing housing stock in New Zealand
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