Building Consents

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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
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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
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

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