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Building and construction

ANZ economists see 'a relatively middle of the road outlook' for a period of weaker-than-average house price growth over 2022, but a gradual return to average over 2023
17th Nov 21, 3:01pm
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ANZ economists see 'a relatively middle of the road outlook' for a period of weaker-than-average house price growth over 2022, but a gradual return to average over 2023
Westpac claims a New Zealand first with a dedicated mortgage product for prefabricated homes
14th Mar 19, 7:38am
by admin
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Westpac claims a New Zealand first with a dedicated mortgage product for prefabricated homes
Local government grappling with construction sector challenges
8th Mar 19, 9:43am
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Local government grappling with construction sector challenges
New data reveals construction sector bosses are pessimistic about the future, but Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says he has an ‘action plan’
16th Aug 18, 3:48pm
by Jason Walls
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New data reveals construction sector bosses are pessimistic about the future, but Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says he has an ‘action plan’
If New Zealand is to crack the problems of unaffordable housing, government here must look seriously at how the better parts of America finance infrastructure, Eric Crampton argues
23rd Jun 18, 9:46am
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If New Zealand is to crack the problems of unaffordable housing, government here must look seriously at how the better parts of America finance infrastructure, Eric Crampton argues
Gareth Kiernan argues Labour’s KiwiBuild policy looks like less of a game-changer for the construction sector & housing affordability than the Govt has made it out to be
8th Mar 18, 2:34pm
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Gareth Kiernan argues Labour’s KiwiBuild policy looks like less of a game-changer for the construction sector & housing affordability than the Govt has made it out to be
Unemployment rate falls to 4.6%, lowest since late-2008, Stats NZ says; Construction jobs up 10% from a year ago; Wages boosted by govt pay equity deal
1st Nov 17, 10:55am
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Unemployment rate falls to 4.6%, lowest since late-2008, Stats NZ says; Construction jobs up 10% from a year ago; Wages boosted by govt pay equity deal
Building activity declined in the first quarter of this year, with the biggest fall in non-residential construction
6th Jun 17, 1:27pm
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Building activity declined in the first quarter of this year, with the biggest fall in non-residential construction
Auckland has a well publicised housing shortage. Over the ditch there's an array of property development companies and concerns about oversupply. So why aren't more of them coming to Auckland?
23rd Mar 17, 5:02am
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Auckland has a well publicised housing shortage. Over the ditch there's an array of property development companies and concerns about oversupply. So why aren't more of them coming to Auckland?
Business confidence ended 2016 on a high, NZIER says, with pricing indicators pointing to an increase in inflation 
17th Jan 17, 10:15am
by Guest
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Business confidence ended 2016 on a high, NZIER says, with pricing indicators pointing to an increase in inflation 
RBNZ concerned range of challenges facing the construction industry will limit high density building and intensification in Auckland
12th Nov 16, 5:02am
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RBNZ concerned range of challenges facing the construction industry will limit high density building and intensification in Auckland
BNZ's Tony Alexander argues building 422,000 houses in Auckland over 25 years requires a volume of building that previously took 161 years to achieve
5th Aug 16, 12:36pm
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BNZ's Tony Alexander argues building 422,000 houses in Auckland over 25 years requires a volume of building that previously took 161 years to achieve
New dwelling consents fall for the second month in a row in Auckland but rise in Christchurch and Wellington
31st Oct 14, 11:49am
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New dwelling consents fall for the second month in a row in Auckland but rise in Christchurch and Wellington
Auckland set for more more new office buildings and apartment conversions in CBD
6th Oct 14, 1:52pm
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Auckland set for more more new office buildings and apartment conversions in CBD
Construction activity is driving GDP growth but it's still largely an Auckland and Christchurch story
19th Jun 14, 3:47pm
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Construction activity is driving GDP growth but it's still largely an Auckland and Christchurch story
Adding low equity loans on new house builds to exemptions from lending restrictions not a back down; Not planning further changes to the policy, RBNZ Governor says
13th Dec 13, 7:00am
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Adding low equity loans on new house builds to exemptions from lending restrictions not a back down; Not planning further changes to the policy, RBNZ Governor says
Westpac economists say Auckland needs to ramp up house building but many other parts of the country are building enough houses
19th Mar 13, 12:43pm
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Westpac economists say Auckland needs to ramp up house building but many other parts of the country are building enough houses
Opinion: But will the powers that-be take the chance to improve the lot of sub-contractors and tackle the vexed limited liability issue?
22nd Feb 13, 4:06pm
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Opinion: But will the powers that-be take the chance to improve the lot of sub-contractors and tackle the vexed limited liability issue?
Readymix concrete data shows most regions with weak construction sectors
16th May 12, 1:01pm
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Readymix concrete data shows most regions with weak construction sectors
Moving DBH's building & construction policy into 'Super Ministry' will better align it with energy and comms infrastructure policy, Joyce says
24th Apr 12, 12:15pm
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Moving DBH's building & construction policy into 'Super Ministry' will better align it with energy and comms infrastructure policy, Joyce says