Building Consents

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
25th Jul 19, 5:00am
by Guest
Infometrics' Nick Brunsdon points out that the secret to building more houses seems to be building them smaller. A compositional shift is behind the reversal of the trend
Infometrics' Nick Brunsdon points out that the secret to building more houses seems to be building them smaller. A compositional shift is behind the reversal of the trend
25th Jul 19, 5:00am
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2nd Jul 19, 12:08pm
Residential construction shows no sign of slowing down as new consents hit a forty five year high, pushed up by a strong rise in consents for townhouses in Auckland
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Residential construction shows no sign of slowing down as new consents hit a forty five year high, pushed up by a strong rise in consents for townhouses in Auckland
2nd Jul 19, 12:08pm
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30th May 19, 11:01am
Statistics NZ figures for April suggest house building activity both in Auckland and around the country may be starting to ease, albeit from very high levels
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Statistics NZ figures for April suggest house building activity both in Auckland and around the country may be starting to ease, albeit from very high levels
30th May 19, 11:01am
Photo: Alex Borland
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

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