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Building consents for new houses slip in June, but quarterly figures hit a five year high, according to Statistics New Zealand
30th Jul 13, 10:49am
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Building consents for new houses slip in June, but quarterly figures hit a five year high, according to Statistics New Zealand
Building consents for new houses hit highest level since November 2007; economists surprised by strength of upswing
28th Jun 13, 10:53am
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Building consents for new houses hit highest level since November 2007; economists surprised by strength of upswing
Westpac economists see surge in construction activity providing 'substantial upside risk' to their forecast of 0.8% GDP growth in March quarter
5th Jun 13, 3:58pm
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Westpac economists see surge in construction activity providing 'substantial upside risk' to their forecast of 0.8% GDP growth in March quarter
Building consents for new houses hit a five-year high last month, with rises across most areas of the country
30th May 13, 10:48am
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Building consents for new houses hit a five-year high last month, with rises across most areas of the country
Early Easter has impact on building activity in March; But Canterbury figures particularly strong
30th Apr 13, 10:57am
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Early Easter has impact on building activity in March; But Canterbury figures particularly strong
Receiver yet to calculate total Mainzeal debts; No indication yet whether secured creditor BNZ will get all its money back
9th Apr 13, 11:17am
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Receiver yet to calculate total Mainzeal debts; No indication yet whether secured creditor BNZ will get all its money back
Opinion: It is to be hoped some good comes out of the Mainzeal collapse. Right now it looks all bad
3rd Apr 13, 10:56pm
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Opinion: It is to be hoped some good comes out of the Mainzeal collapse. Right now it looks all bad
Strong rises in house building activity in February; Auckland figures particularly strong
28th Mar 13, 10:54am
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Strong rises in house building activity in February; Auckland figures particularly strong
Registrar of Companies looking into Mainzeal and other Richard Yan-related companies; meanwhile trade creditors are down NZ$70 mln and employees NZ$11.5 mln
18th Mar 13, 12:15pm
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Registrar of Companies looking into Mainzeal and other Richard Yan-related companies; meanwhile trade creditors are down NZ$70 mln and employees NZ$11.5 mln
Receivers update position on Mainzeal crash but no financial information revealed
14th Mar 13, 9:35am
Receivers update position on Mainzeal crash but no financial information revealed
Fletcher Building seeks ways to shave its NZ$250 million a year property bill; half-year profit flat at NZ$146 million
20th Feb 13, 10:48am
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Fletcher Building seeks ways to shave its NZ$250 million a year property bill; half-year profit flat at NZ$146 million
Energy company's annual profit to be savaged by receivership of the construction firm
15th Feb 13, 12:43pm
Energy company's annual profit to be savaged by receivership of the construction firm
Gareth Kiernan says the Mainzeal failure could hurt Q1 GDP by 0.14% but calling for direct government intervention is 'one of the worst reactions I've seen'
12th Feb 13, 10:36am
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Gareth Kiernan says the Mainzeal failure could hurt Q1 GDP by 0.14% but calling for direct government intervention is 'one of the worst reactions I've seen'
Redundancies at collapsed Mainzeal as receivers talk to parties interested in buying parts of the business
11th Feb 13, 4:42pm
Redundancies at collapsed Mainzeal as receivers talk to parties interested in buying parts of the business
Live blog - Mainzeal put into receivership after leaky building, Chinese supply issues; Big projects, 400 workers and many subcontractors in limbo
7th Feb 13, 7:30am
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Live blog - Mainzeal put into receivership after leaky building, Chinese supply issues; Big projects, 400 workers and many subcontractors in limbo
Highest number of new houses, including apartments, consented last month since May 2008, Statistics NZ says
30th Nov 12, 11:22am
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Highest number of new houses, including apartments, consented last month since May 2008, Statistics NZ says
Tax man could pour cold water on Block TV show winners' party and profits. Terry Baucher says those looking to make a quick buck on a 'do up job' should take heed.
14th Sep 12, 12:00pm
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Tax man could pour cold water on Block TV show winners' party and profits. Terry Baucher says those looking to make a quick buck on a 'do up job' should take heed.
Buying vs. building a home; What divorce teaches kids about money; Comparing paycheques; How to retire by age 50; Getting a grip on retirement
30th Aug 12, 11:22am
by Amanda Morrall
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Buying vs. building a home; What divorce teaches kids about money; Comparing paycheques; How to retire by age 50; Getting a grip on retirement
South Island leads 28% jump in building consents in June 2012 from year ago; Canterbury up off last year's low, Stats NZ says; But trend slows in recent months
30th Jul 12, 11:33am
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South Island leads 28% jump in building consents in June 2012 from year ago; Canterbury up off last year's low, Stats NZ says; But trend slows in recent months
Rodney Dickens thinks the risk of a hard landing in China is real this year. Your view?
25th May 12, 4:15pm
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Rodney Dickens thinks the risk of a hard landing in China is real this year. Your view?
BusinessDesk: Christchurch hotels slow to reopen, as aftershocks and insurance delays hurt, NZ Hotel Council says
28th Mar 12, 1:23pm
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BusinessDesk: Christchurch hotels slow to reopen, as aftershocks and insurance delays hurt, NZ Hotel Council says
Auckland Council needs to ensure more low-cost housing is built, English says; 'No runaway bubble in Auckland housing market'
18th Mar 12, 5:52pm
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Auckland Council needs to ensure more low-cost housing is built, English says; 'No runaway bubble in Auckland housing market'
Multi-billion dollar costs of earthquake strengthening and higher insurance premiums beyond Christchurch only now dawning on landlords, tenants and insurers
10th Feb 12, 3:08pm
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Multi-billion dollar costs of earthquake strengthening and higher insurance premiums beyond Christchurch only now dawning on landlords, tenants and insurers
Building consents granted for 13,662 new dwellings in 2011, lowest level in 46 year series history, Stats NZ figures show
31st Jan 12, 11:12am
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Building consents granted for 13,662 new dwellings in 2011, lowest level in 46 year series history, Stats NZ figures show
Opinion: Westpac economists see rapid rebound in NZ construction sector over coming years to levels last seen in 2007
15th Dec 11, 12:48pm
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Opinion: Westpac economists see rapid rebound in NZ construction sector over coming years to levels last seen in 2007