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Building Consents

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
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
10th Aug 18, 11:45am
Falling construction costs rather than a reduction in size is the likely reason for a drop in the average value of new apartments consented in Auckland
Falling construction costs rather than a reduction in size is the likely reason for a drop in the average value of new apartments consented in Auckland
10th Aug 18, 11:45am
7th Aug 18, 2:56pm
Auckland Council figures suggest around 98% of new dwellings consented in the region actually get built
Auckland Council figures suggest around 98% of new dwellings consented in the region actually get built
7th Aug 18, 2:56pm
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31st Jul 18, 11:33am
New dwelling consents slipped in most parts of the country in June but rose strongly in Wellington
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New dwelling consents slipped in most parts of the country in June but rose strongly in Wellington
31st Jul 18, 11:33am
29th Jun 18, 11:25am
Surge in new dwelling consents in Auckland could be the beginning of the end for the region's housing shortage
Surge in new dwelling consents in Auckland could be the beginning of the end for the region's housing shortage
29th Jun 18, 11:25am
5th Jun 18, 2:21pm
There's been a drop in the average size of new houses and townhouses being built in Auckland, which may help bring prices down
There's been a drop in the average size of new houses and townhouses being built in Auckland, which may help bring prices down
5th Jun 18, 2:21pm
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30th May 18, 11:21am
Good news for Aucklanders with the number of new dwelling consents up and average values falling, suggesting a shift towards more affordable new housing
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Good news for Aucklanders with the number of new dwelling consents up and average values falling, suggesting a shift towards more affordable new housing
30th May 18, 11:21am
7th May 18, 3:24pm
ANZ economists see immigration likely reducing to 40,000 a year by 2020 but say the migration outlook 'provides risks on both sides at the moment'
ANZ economists see immigration likely reducing to 40,000 a year by 2020 but say the migration outlook 'provides risks on both sides at the moment'
7th May 18, 3:24pm
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1st May 18, 11:09am
Statistics New Zealand says there were 2926 new homes consented nationally in March, up 5.3% on the same month a year earlier; Auckland had 1082 consents, up 14.9%
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Statistics New Zealand says there were 2926 new homes consented nationally in March, up 5.3% on the same month a year earlier; Auckland had 1082 consents, up 14.9%
1st May 18, 11:09am
24th Apr 18, 4:24pm
David Hargreaves says the tweaks the National Government made to immigration settings towards the end of its tenure have turned the migration tide
David Hargreaves says the tweaks the National Government made to immigration settings towards the end of its tenure have turned the migration tide
24th Apr 18, 4:24pm
29th Mar 18, 11:17am
The number of new homes consented in February fell year-on-year and the annual growth rate is slowing
The number of new homes consented in February fell year-on-year and the annual growth rate is slowing
29th Mar 18, 11:17am
11th Mar 18, 5:02am
Rodney Dickens says section prices are the key to solving the housing affordability problem, not higher density around transport hubs. He warns against force-feeding in areas that won't deliver the intended outcome
Rodney Dickens says section prices are the key to solving the housing affordability problem, not higher density around transport hubs. He warns against force-feeding in areas that won't deliver the intended outcome
11th Mar 18, 5:02am
2nd Mar 18, 11:21am
Encouraging start to year with building consents up strongly in Auckland compared to a year ago
Encouraging start to year with building consents up strongly in Auckland compared to a year ago
2nd Mar 18, 11:21am
2nd Feb 18, 11:34am
New dwelling consents took a dip in December but were up 3.4% for the year
New dwelling consents took a dip in December but were up 3.4% for the year
2nd Feb 18, 11:34am
16th Jan 18, 1:51pm
We report on how active Housing NZ Corporation has been in seeking housing consents, and how concentrated this has been in Auckland
We report on how active Housing NZ Corporation has been in seeking housing consents, and how concentrated this has been in Auckland
16th Jan 18, 1:51pm
30th Nov 17, 11:28am
The number of new dwelling consents issued in October was below where it was 12 months ago
The number of new dwelling consents issued in October was below where it was 12 months ago
30th Nov 17, 11:28am
29th 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
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
29th Nov 17, 3:28pm
31st Oct 17, 11:36am
New dwelling consents dropped 12.5% nationwide last month and slumped 26.7% in Auckland
New dwelling consents dropped 12.5% nationwide last month and slumped 26.7% in Auckland
31st Oct 17, 11:36am
24th Oct 17, 12:12pm
Migration accounted for two thirds of Auckland's population growth in the year to June
Migration accounted for two thirds of Auckland's population growth in the year to June
24th Oct 17, 12:12pm
29th Sep 17, 11:24am
New dwelling consents up strongly in Auckland, but still short of what's needed
New dwelling consents up strongly in Auckland, but still short of what's needed
29th Sep 17, 11:24am
25th Sep 17, 3:47pm
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
Assuming National does lead the next Government, it needs to urgently address the dog's breakfast it had created with the housing portfolio
25th Sep 17, 3:47pm
19th Sep 17, 12:01pm
The housing market is bearing up surprisingly well; the real question now is whether it will be 'left alone' or not after the election
The housing market is bearing up surprisingly well; the real question now is whether it will be 'left alone' or not after the election
19th Sep 17, 12:01pm

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