building code

29 Nov 17, 3:28pm
Building practitioners who just lost their licences after spending a week building a house, powering a property with a cord from a neighbour, and failing 10 building inspections can reapply for their licences next year
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13 Nov 17, 1:27pm
Auckland University researchers say beams of timber stuck onto the backs of unreinforced masonry façades could be a cheap and simple way to stop them collapsing in an earthquake. Laura McQuillan investigates
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26 Aug 17, 8:38am
Bill McKay says local & central govt needs to tackle the housing crisis through legislation, tax & planning rules to stop our cities being Monopoly boards where land and housing are speculative
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15 Jun 17, 5:22pm
Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith has asked MBIE to find out if any NZ high rise buildings are clad in combustible materials like those in the Grenfell Tower tragedy
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25 Mar 15, 7:32am
The leaky home/leaky building crisis appears far from over as new cases continue emerging and affected owners still battle for solutions
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25 Jul 11, 12:46pm
BNZ's Tony Alexander says 'open up the fringes' for affordable housing, but doesn't think Kiwis are likely to vote for the idea
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