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Housing Supply

Westpac report picks net migration growth to eventually settle at around half pre-pandemic levels with new home construction likely to remain elevated
11th May 22, 10:44am
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Westpac report picks net migration growth to eventually settle at around half pre-pandemic levels with new home construction likely to remain elevated
Free building consent resource launched analysing residential and commercial consents by building type, size, location and value
18th Apr 22, 8:30am
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Free building consent resource launched analysing residential and commercial consents by building type, size, location and value
Town planning moved away from facilitating growth to maintaining character of existing suburbs leading to a reduction in housing supply, says Infrastructure Commission report
4th Apr 22, 11:11am
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Town planning moved away from facilitating growth to maintaining character of existing suburbs leading to a reduction in housing supply, says Infrastructure Commission report
Residential construction still booming with new dwelling consents up 25% in year to February
30th Mar 22, 12:09pm
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Residential construction still booming with new dwelling consents up 25% in year to February
Building consent numbers suggest residential construction still buoyant but commercial construction is taking a hit
2nd Mar 22, 12:08pm
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Building consent numbers suggest residential construction still buoyant but commercial construction is taking a hit
New housing boom continues with nearly 49,000 new homes consented in 2021
4th Feb 22, 12:02pm
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New housing boom continues with nearly 49,000 new homes consented in 2021
ANZ's latest housing report says the housing shortage is reducing by around 6000 homes a quarter as construction ramps up and the borders stay closed
20th Jan 22, 2:18pm
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ANZ's latest housing report says the housing shortage is reducing by around 6000 homes a quarter as construction ramps up and the borders stay closed
Almost 48,000 new homes consented in the year to October, nearly 20,000 of them in Auckland
1st Dec 21, 12:19pm
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Almost 48,000 new homes consented in the year to October, nearly 20,000 of them in Auckland
New homes are being consented at a record pace suggesting no slowdown in supply
3rd Nov 21, 12:51pm
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New homes are being consented at a record pace suggesting no slowdown in supply
New dwelling consents surge in August, particularly in Auckland and Canterbury
30th Sep 21, 11:36am
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New dwelling consents surge in August, particularly in Auckland and Canterbury
Residential construction is going gangbusters but non-residential building work is patchy
6th Sep 21, 12:17pm
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Residential construction is going gangbusters but non-residential building work is patchy
Almost $17 billion of new residential construction consented in year to July, up 22% on previous year
31st Aug 21, 11:40am
Almost $17 billion of new residential construction consented in year to July, up 22% on previous year
More than 14,000 new homes a year being built in Auckland and that could increase by a third in the next 2 years
9th Aug 21, 11:56am
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More than 14,000 new homes a year being built in Auckland and that could increase by a third in the next 2 years
More home units and townhouses are being consented but the number of apartments being consented has taken a dip
1st Jul 21, 11:55am
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More home units and townhouses are being consented but the number of apartments being consented has taken a dip
Latest dwelling consent figures suggest the residential building boom is stronger in the North Island and Christchurch than in most of the rest of the South Island
1st Jun 21, 12:00pm
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Latest dwelling consent figures suggest the residential building boom is stronger in the North Island and Christchurch than in most of the rest of the South Island
Residential construction is booming with more than 40,000 new homes consented in year to March
6th May 21, 11:56am
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Residential construction is booming with more than 40,000 new homes consented in year to March
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr lays out the five things we need to ace to get our economy match-fit for the post-pandemic era. None will be easy but all are achievable
1st May 21, 9:46am
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Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr lays out the five things we need to ace to get our economy match-fit for the post-pandemic era. None will be easy but all are achievable
Auckland's residential building boom continues, with new homes completed in February up 36% compared to a year earlier
14th Apr 21, 3:42pm
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Auckland's residential building boom continues, with new homes completed in February up 36% compared to a year earlier
Fewer apartments, stand alone houses and retirement village units were consented in February but more townhouses and home units
30th Mar 21, 11:39am
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Fewer apartments, stand alone houses and retirement village units were consented in February but more townhouses and home units
The number of new homes being completed in Auckland has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to rise
19th Mar 21, 10:21am
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The number of new homes being completed in Auckland has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to rise
Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
More than half the new homes consented last year were stand alone houses, less than 10% were apartments
6th Mar 21, 9:16am
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More than half the new homes consented last year were stand alone houses, less than 10% were apartments
The number of new homes being consented continues to rise but commercial building work remains patchy
4th Mar 21, 8:00am
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The number of new homes being consented continues to rise but commercial building work remains patchy
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
by Jenée Tibshraeny
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NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
Residential construction continues to rocket ahead but non-residential construction is still a bit slow
4th Feb 21, 11:55am
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Residential construction continues to rocket ahead but non-residential construction is still a bit slow