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Construction

28th May 18, 3:13pm
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
28th May 18, 3:13pm
28th May 18, 12:01pm
Westpac economists say the stepping up of Kiwibuild activity will be even 'more gradual' than Treasury's forecasts that have been criticised by the Housing Minister
Westpac economists say the stepping up of Kiwibuild activity will be even 'more gradual' than Treasury's forecasts that have been criticised by the Housing Minister
28th May 18, 12:01pm
14th May 18, 9:55am
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to decide whether or not it is prepared to fully commit to a policy that was a key election platform
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to decide whether or not it is prepared to fully commit to a policy that was a key election platform
14th May 18, 9:55am
10th May 18, 10:50am
David Hargreaves sees bad signs from the Government's so-called Kiwibuild 'buying off the plans' scheme
David Hargreaves sees bad signs from the Government's so-called Kiwibuild 'buying off the plans' scheme
10th May 18, 10:50am
9th May 18, 3:33pm
Some 80% of the 'Kiwibuild' houses planned for completion in the 2019 financial year will be constructed by private developers underwritten by the taxpayer
Some 80% of the 'Kiwibuild' houses planned for completion in the 2019 financial year will be constructed by private developers underwritten by the taxpayer
9th May 18, 3:33pm
9th May 18, 12:16pm
Despite all the talk of big public infrastructure projects, the construction industry seems to be in a downward track with significantly less concrete being poured in the first quarter of 2018
Despite all the talk of big public infrastructure projects, the construction industry seems to be in a downward track with significantly less concrete being poured in the first quarter of 2018
9th May 18, 12:16pm
18th Apr 18, 4:24pm
ANZ economists say the cost of building a new house has become more attractive relative to the cost of buying an existing one
ANZ economists say the cost of building a new house has become more attractive relative to the cost of buying an existing one
18th Apr 18, 4:24pm
13th Apr 18, 12:09pm
Westpac report says Auckland housing shortage will get worse before it gets better - fixing problems will 'be a slow grind'
Westpac report says Auckland housing shortage will get worse before it gets better - fixing problems will 'be a slow grind'
13th Apr 18, 12:09pm
29th Mar 18, 10:28am
Two-thirds of all New Zealand construction cranes are now operating in Auckland with most focused on an expanding project list in the central city
Two-thirds of all New Zealand construction cranes are now operating in Auckland with most focused on an expanding project list in the central city
29th Mar 18, 10:28am
25th Mar 18, 1:26pm
Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
25th Mar 18, 1:26pm
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
1st Mar 18, 9:07am
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New research from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research finds a very dynamic construction sector with a lot of staff changing firms and many companies both entering and exiting the industry
New research from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research finds a very dynamic construction sector with a lot of staff changing firms and many companies both entering and exiting the industry
1st Mar 18, 9:07am
28th Feb 18, 2:59pm
New Reserve Bank paper puts estimate of Auckland housing shortage far higher than previous RBNZ estimates; says if construction worker shortfall continues it will be 'difficult' to overcome the shortage
New Reserve Bank paper puts estimate of Auckland housing shortage far higher than previous RBNZ estimates; says if construction worker shortfall continues it will be 'difficult' to overcome the shortage
28th Feb 18, 2:59pm
21st Feb 18, 9:13am
Beleaguered Fletcher Building puts all of the losses from its building and interior division in its result for the first half of the year; reports after tax loss of $322 million
Beleaguered Fletcher Building puts all of the losses from its building and interior division in its result for the first half of the year; reports after tax loss of $322 million
21st Feb 18, 9:13am
19th 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
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
19th Feb 18, 11:35am
14th 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
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
14th Feb 18, 2:46pm
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14th 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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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
14th Feb 18, 8:43am
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12th 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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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
12th Feb 18, 8:44am
8th Feb 18, 1:54pm
As an employer of 10,000 Kiwis, Fletcher Building's health is rather important to the health of the country
As an employer of 10,000 Kiwis, Fletcher Building's health is rather important to the health of the country
8th Feb 18, 1:54pm
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8th 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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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
8th Feb 18, 10:59am
13th 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
Local Government New Zealand keen to work with the new Government as a 'matter of urgency' to find alternative methods of funding new infrastructure
13th Nov 17, 2:50pm
8th 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
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
8th Nov 17, 12:16pm
6th Nov 17, 1:26pm
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
6th Nov 17, 1:26pm
2nd 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
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
2nd Nov 17, 11:56am
1st 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
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
1st Nov 17, 4:20pm

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