Construction

24th Sep 19, 8:25am
ANZ senior economist Miles Workman says despite the fact land costs make a significant contribution to house price inflation, the downsides to simply freeing up more for urban use suggest a careful and considered approach is needed
ANZ senior economist Miles Workman says despite the fact land costs make a significant contribution to house price inflation, the downsides to simply freeing up more for urban use suggest a careful and considered approach is needed
24th Sep 19, 8:25am
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19th Sep 19, 11:02am
Kiwibank economists say monetary policy is proving ineffective without fiscal support and we need 'strong, wise and expansive fiscal policy'
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Kiwibank economists say monetary policy is proving ineffective without fiscal support and we need 'strong, wise and expansive fiscal policy'
19th Sep 19, 11:02am
16th Sep 19, 12:54pm
New Gross Domestic Product figures out this week expected to show quarterly growth of around 0.5% and annual growth of a little over 2%; such figures would be in line with RBNZ expectations
New Gross Domestic Product figures out this week expected to show quarterly growth of around 0.5% and annual growth of a little over 2%; such figures would be in line with RBNZ expectations
16th Sep 19, 12:54pm
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
5th Sep 19, 11:34am
The value of construction activity up by 11.8% in the June quarter compared to a year earlier
The value of construction activity up by 11.8% in the June quarter compared to a year earlier
5th Sep 19, 11:34am
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
10th Aug 19, 9:56am
A growing Auckland is producing 700,000 tonnes of waste a year from construction and demolition creating a big challenge for Auckland Council
A growing Auckland is producing 700,000 tonnes of waste a year from construction and demolition creating a big challenge for Auckland Council
10th Aug 19, 9:56am
31st Jul 19, 10:41am
New research finds the composition of migrants has no influence on house prices, but New Zealanders moving tends to push prices up more
New research finds the composition of migrants has no influence on house prices, but New Zealanders moving tends to push prices up more
31st Jul 19, 10:41am
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
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30th Jul 19, 10:27am
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander has crunched the data and declares that the Govt decision to can any Capital Gains Tax has not reignited investor interest in house buying
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BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander has crunched the data and declares that the Govt decision to can any Capital Gains Tax has not reignited investor interest in house buying
30th Jul 19, 10:27am
23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
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20th Jun 19, 10:52am
GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
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GDP growth steady at 0.6% in March quarter off the back of higher construction activity; Figures over-shoot Reserve Bank forecasts
20th Jun 19, 10:52am
18th Jun 19, 3:22pm
Auckland Council confident of keeping debt under $9 billion at year's end as staff numbers grow
Auckland Council confident of keeping debt under $9 billion at year's end as staff numbers grow
18th Jun 19, 3:22pm
17th Jun 19, 2:53pm
Economic growth expected to have slowed in March quarter; RBNZ's forecasts slightly weaker than most bank economists'; Growth expected to be largely driven by construction
Economic growth expected to have slowed in March quarter; RBNZ's forecasts slightly weaker than most bank economists'; Growth expected to be largely driven by construction
17th Jun 19, 2:53pm
28th May 19, 8:05am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson doesn't believe increasing immigration will ease capacity constraints restricting the Government's infrastructure spend
Finance Minister Grant Robertson doesn't believe increasing immigration will ease capacity constraints restricting the Government's infrastructure spend
28th May 19, 8:05am
26th May 19, 12:14am
First it was the retail fuel market, now the outgoing Commerce Commission Chairman is suggesting the competition watchdog's next probe should be into the construction sector
First it was the retail fuel market, now the outgoing Commerce Commission Chairman is suggesting the competition watchdog's next probe should be into the construction sector
26th May 19, 12:14am
20th May 19, 1:52pm
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
20th May 19, 1:52pm
15th May 19, 9:11am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
15th May 19, 9:11am
25th Apr 19, 8:00am
The cost of building industry guarantees and insurance could hit homeowners in the pocket, according to the Insurance Council of New Zealand
The cost of building industry guarantees and insurance could hit homeowners in the pocket, according to the Insurance Council of New Zealand
25th Apr 19, 8:00am

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