Construction

19 Feb 18, 11:35am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says he's planning a workshopping event for representatives of the finance community and players in the development and construction sector to help crack NZ’s problems around infrastructure financing
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14 Feb 18, 2:46pm
David Hargreaves says the latest update from embattled construction giant Fletcher Building gives some clarity around where the company is right now - but the immediate future still looks decidedly murky
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14 Feb 18, 8:43am
Strife-torn Fletcher Building says it will lose another $486 mln from its Building and Interiors Division; Chairman Norris will go; Company is still in negotiation with private lenders over lending covenant breaches; no dividend
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12 Feb 18, 8:44am
Beleaguered Fletcher Building has delayed its return to share trading till Wednesday and says it will now update the market then about expected further losses in its building and interiors division; in discussion with lenders
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8 Feb 18, 1:54pm
As an employer of 10,000 Kiwis, Fletcher Building's health is rather important to the health of the country
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8 Feb 18, 10:59am
Building giant Fletcher Building puts its shares into a trading halt after disclosing it sees even more financial problems emerging in its accident-prone building and interiors division
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13 Nov 17, 2:50pm
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
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8 Nov 17, 12:16pm
Speech from the throne pledges that Auckland's urban limit will be removed and density controls will be freed up in this term of Government
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6 Nov 17, 1:26pm
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
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2 Nov 17, 11:56am
Property Council of New Zealand calls on the new Government to work alongside local Councils and the property sector to together address the issues that have created the current development bottleneck
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1 Nov 17, 4:20pm
David Hargreaves says assuming the Government's proposed ban on offshore buying of existing housing stock can be made to work the focus goes back on ensuring future consistent supply of housing
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30 Oct 17, 3:04pm
David Hargreaves says the new Government may need to rethink its idea for a ban on offshore-based buyers of existing housing stock in New Zealand
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30 Oct 17, 10:51am
Infrastructure New Zealand's proposal for a new South Auckland satellite city gains support
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5 Sep 17, 2:55pm
Residential building activity falling in Auckland and Christchurch
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31 Aug 17, 9:22am
Chief Human Rights Commissioner David Rutherford says we need to work together to ensure everyone in New Zealand has an adequate home to live in. 'We must leave nobody behind'
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30 Aug 17, 7:36am
Shamubeel Eaqub says there is a failure to think long-term by both local and central government. Local authorities are not the only ones responsible for the housing crisis, but they can do a lot, he believes
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20 Jul 17, 9:13am
Fletcher Building has announced the immediate departure of chief executive Mark Adamson and says operating earnings this year will be around $100 mln less than previously indicated
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14 Jul 17, 8:19am
A property market slowdown mixed with rising interest rates is a cocktail that'll become lethal if the next government clamps down on migration, says Infometrics
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15 Jun 17, 11:00am
Dairy sector manufacturing (but not exports) covers for considerable fall in construction activity as GDP grows 0.5% in March qtr vs RBNZ pick for 0.9% growth
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12 Jun 17, 3:19pm
Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
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