Building Consents

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2nd May 19, 11:30am
New dwelling consent activity remains strong with the number of new consents issued nationally more than doubling over the last five years
New dwelling consent activity remains strong with the number of new consents issued nationally more than doubling over the last five years
2nd May 19, 11:30am
30th Apr 19, 1:57pm
Business confidence stuck in slump according to ANZ survey; Residential construction intentions continue to trend downward
Business confidence stuck in slump according to ANZ survey; Residential construction intentions continue to trend downward
30th Apr 19, 1:57pm
16th Apr 19, 5:46pm
Government proposes creating a certification scheme to streamline the consenting of prefabs; also suggests giving MBIE more teeth to better regulate building materials
Government proposes creating a certification scheme to streamline the consenting of prefabs; also suggests giving MBIE more teeth to better regulate building materials
16th Apr 19, 5:46pm
29th Mar 19, 11:23am
New dwelling consents are particularly strong in Auckland led by growth in apartments
New dwelling consents are particularly strong in Auckland led by growth in apartments
29th Mar 19, 11:23am
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1st Mar 19, 11:43am
Growth in new dwelling consents was particularly strong in Auckland in January
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Growth in new dwelling consents was particularly strong in Auckland in January
1st Mar 19, 11:43am
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4th Feb 19, 11:22am
Statistics New Zealand figures show nationwide building consents have more than doubled in the last seven years, though the total for 2018 of 32,996 was below the peak seen in the mid-1970s
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Statistics New Zealand figures show nationwide building consents have more than doubled in the last seven years, though the total for 2018 of 32,996 was below the peak seen in the mid-1970s
4th Feb 19, 11:22am
11th Jan 19, 11:29am
The level of dwelling building consents issued in November was disappointingly tame, and fell noticeably in Auckland. Consents for other types of buildings rise strongly however
The level of dwelling building consents issued in November was disappointingly tame, and fell noticeably in Auckland. Consents for other types of buildings rise strongly however
11th Jan 19, 11:29am
2nd Dec 18, 12:42pm
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
2nd Dec 18, 12:42pm
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30th Nov 18, 11:30am
The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
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The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
30th Nov 18, 11:30am
25th Nov 18, 6:02am
New figures show Auckland's housing shortage is still getting worse but should start to decline in the next one to two years
New figures show Auckland's housing shortage is still getting worse but should start to decline in the next one to two years
25th Nov 18, 6:02am
18th Nov 18, 6:02am
Average value of dwelling alterations consented in Auckland down 16.6% compared to last year's peak
Average value of dwelling alterations consented in Auckland down 16.6% compared to last year's peak
18th Nov 18, 6:02am
17th Nov 18, 2:43pm
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
17th Nov 18, 2:43pm
8th Nov 18, 4:49pm
The first steps in the Government's plans to reform the RMA will be to reverse some of the reforms introduced by National last year
The first steps in the Government's plans to reform the RMA will be to reverse some of the reforms introduced by National last year
8th Nov 18, 4:49pm
31st Oct 18, 11:49am
New dwelling consents took a breather in September, mainly due to a drop in the number of stand alone houses and apartments being consented, while townhouse and home unit consents were up
New dwelling consents took a breather in September, mainly due to a drop in the number of stand alone houses and apartments being consented, while townhouse and home unit consents were up
31st Oct 18, 11:49am
23rd Oct 18, 12:44pm
Falls in migration & rising building consents mean Auckland's housing shortage could be on the verge of receding, but there's still a big backlog of pent up demand to overcome
Falls in migration & rising building consents mean Auckland's housing shortage could be on the verge of receding, but there's still a big backlog of pent up demand to overcome
23rd Oct 18, 12:44pm
28th Sep 18, 11:25am
Auckland's house building boom continues to ramp up reaching a record high in year to August
Auckland's house building boom continues to ramp up reaching a record high in year to August
28th Sep 18, 11:25am
18th Sep 18, 2:25pm
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
18th Sep 18, 2:25pm
16th Sep 18, 6:31am
A record $1.84 billion of housing alterations was consented in June year as big numbers of homeowners do up their houses
A record $1.84 billion of housing alterations was consented in June year as big numbers of homeowners do up their houses
16th Sep 18, 6:31am
30th Aug 18, 11:20am
New dwelling consents were at elevated levels in Auckland last month, but down in most other main centres
New dwelling consents were at elevated levels in Auckland last month, but down in most other main centres
30th Aug 18, 11:20am
28th Aug 18, 7:16am
Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
28th Aug 18, 7:16am

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