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Building Consents

1st Sep 20, 2:19pm
New dwelling consents particularly strong in Auckland although there's been a slide in the number of retirement village units being consented
New dwelling consents particularly strong in Auckland although there's been a slide in the number of retirement village units being consented
1st Sep 20, 2:19pm
29th Aug 20, 9:31am
The requirement to scrap building consents for minor backyard jobs will also help farmers wanting to build a small hay barn or bridge on their properties
The requirement to scrap building consents for minor backyard jobs will also help farmers wanting to build a small hay barn or bridge on their properties
29th Aug 20, 9:31am
21st Aug 20, 11:33am
The value of consents issued for alteration work to existing dwellings has hit its lowest point in five years - Auckland and the BoP particularly soft
The value of consents issued for alteration work to existing dwellings has hit its lowest point in five years - Auckland and the BoP particularly soft
21st Aug 20, 11:33am
30th Jul 20, 11:32am
The number of new homes consented in the lockdown-affected second quarter of this year was just three less than the same period of last year
The number of new homes consented in the lockdown-affected second quarter of this year was just three less than the same period of last year
30th Jul 20, 11:32am
1st Jul 20, 11:38am
Consents for 3554 new homes were issued in May, the highest number since May last year
Consents for 3554 new homes were issued in May, the highest number since May last year
1st Jul 20, 11:38am
2nd Jun 20, 12:07pm
Building consents for commercial buildings dropped much more sharply in April than consents for new dwellings
Building consents for commercial buildings dropped much more sharply in April than consents for new dwellings
2nd Jun 20, 12:07pm
5th May 20, 11:38am
Much bigger drop in commercial building consents than residential building consents
Much bigger drop in commercial building consents than residential building consents
5th May 20, 11:38am
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31st Mar 20, 11:46am
Most regions recorded double digit growth in new dwelling consents in year to February, Statistics NZ says
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Most regions recorded double digit growth in new dwelling consents in year to February, Statistics NZ says
31st Mar 20, 11:46am
4th Mar 20, 1:03pm
The total value of building consents hit $23.2 billion in the year to January - up 8% on the previous 12 months
The total value of building consents hit $23.2 billion in the year to January - up 8% on the previous 12 months
4th Mar 20, 1:03pm
10th Feb 20, 1:50pm
The average size of new dwellings dropped from 200 square metres in 2010 to 158 square metres in 2019 while the average construction cost rose by a third
The average size of new dwellings dropped from 200 square metres in 2010 to 158 square metres in 2019 while the average construction cost rose by a third
10th Feb 20, 1:50pm
4th Feb 20, 11:48am
The number of new dwellings consented in Auckland in December was up 30.7% on the same month of 2018
The number of new dwellings consented in Auckland in December was up 30.7% on the same month of 2018
4th Feb 20, 11:48am
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14th Jan 20, 11:23am
Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
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Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
14th Jan 20, 11:23am
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
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29th Nov 19, 11:34am
New dwelling consents surge ahead in Auckland but remain sluggish in the Bay of Plenty while the Waikato plays catch up
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New dwelling consents surge ahead in Auckland but remain sluggish in the Bay of Plenty while the Waikato plays catch up
29th Nov 19, 11:34am
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31st Oct 19, 11:27am
Most regions showing double digit annual growth in new dwelling consents
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Most regions showing double digit annual growth in new dwelling consents
31st Oct 19, 11:27am
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30th Sep 19, 11:16am
New dwelling consents were up strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in August
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New dwelling consents were up strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in August
30th Sep 19, 11:16am
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
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30th Aug 19, 11:21am
The number of new dwellings being consented in Auckland has doubled over the last five years
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The number of new dwellings being consented in Auckland has doubled over the last five years
30th Aug 19, 11:21am
17th Aug 19, 6:23am
The money being spent on major home renovations is declining in Auckland and Canterbury but rising in Wellington, with results mixed in other centres
The money being spent on major home renovations is declining in Auckland and Canterbury but rising in Wellington, with results mixed in other centres
17th Aug 19, 6:23am
30th Jul 19, 11:28am
New dwelling consents hit a record high in Auckland but are lagging behind in many other regions
New dwelling consents hit a record high in Auckland but are lagging behind in many other regions
30th Jul 19, 11:28am
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