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Fletcher's new off-site house production plant in Wiri is expected to make the core components for at least 500 new homes a year
16th Oct 19, 11:26am
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Fletcher's new off-site house production plant in Wiri is expected to make the core components for at least 500 new homes a year
The Auckland Council has spent $134 million settling leaky building claims in 2018/19, $49 million over budget
3rd Oct 19, 4:05pm
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The Auckland Council has spent $134 million settling leaky building claims in 2018/19, $49 million over budget
LGNZ says a cap on the liability of councils is needed to address advances in housing construction
13th Jul 19, 9:16am
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LGNZ says a cap on the liability of councils is needed to address advances in housing construction
Auckland Council Group's ongoing battle to settle leaking buildings claims
5th Jun 19, 9:06am
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Auckland Council Group's ongoing battle to settle leaking buildings claims
Auckland Council asks government to end the use of joint and several liability in construction industry cases, which would prevent it having to carry the can for another leaky buildings type crisis
28th May 19, 6:29am
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Auckland Council asks government to end the use of joint and several liability in construction industry cases, which would prevent it having to carry the can for another leaky buildings type crisis
Government considers capping councils' liability for covering costs of shonky building work; MBIE hesitant, builders supportive, insurers want risks mitigated
26th Apr 19, 1:24pm
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Government considers capping councils' liability for covering costs of shonky building work; MBIE hesitant, builders supportive, insurers want risks mitigated
Insurance Council calls for law change to oblige authorities to check businesses' air con units, lights, sprinklers, etc will be secure in an earthquake; Attributes up to 70% of commercial building damage to seismic restraint failures
23rd Nov 16, 2:29pm
Insurance Council calls for law change to oblige authorities to check businesses' air con units, lights, sprinklers, etc will be secure in an earthquake; Attributes up to 70% of commercial building damage to seismic restraint failures
Chris Parker calls for building industry revamp, road user charges, targeted rates and more to curb Auckland's housing woes
30th Sep 15, 4:56pm
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Chris Parker calls for building industry revamp, road user charges, targeted rates and more to curb Auckland's housing woes
Govt taskforce calls for 'loopy rules' to be reined in, cleaning up property regulation & streamlining the consenting process
22nd Sep 15, 2:54pm
Govt taskforce calls for 'loopy rules' to be reined in, cleaning up property regulation & streamlining the consenting process
Minister Nick Smith proposes buildings with unreinforced masonry must be assessed and strengthened twice as quickly as other buildings
2nd Sep 15, 4:13pm
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Minister Nick Smith proposes buildings with unreinforced masonry must be assessed and strengthened twice as quickly as other buildings
Market forces putting property owners under more pressure to quake strengthen than the law
10th Feb 15, 1:56pm
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Market forces putting property owners under more pressure to quake strengthen than the law
Three government departments and a district council needed to decide how high a reception counter should be
28th Jan 15, 12:20pm
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Three government departments and a district council needed to decide how high a reception counter should be
Is a transportable home unit in Kaikoura a building? The local council says it is, the government says it isn't
2nd Sep 14, 11:43am
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Is a transportable home unit in Kaikoura a building? The local council says it is, the government says it isn't
Construction companies being forced to build identical houses differently to meet the divergent demands of different council inspectors and their councils
6th Apr 12, 12:35pm
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Construction companies being forced to build identical houses differently to meet the divergent demands of different council inspectors and their councils