Christchurch Sees Slowing Construction activity
Construction activity is slowing in Christchurch, Dunedin and Hamilton and picking up in Wellington, Auckland and Queenstown, based on the RLB Crane Index.
Christchurch Homeowners’ Class Action to Proceed
The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by government-owned insurer Southern Response Earthquake Services to throw out a class action lawsuit from Christchurch homeowners whose...
What NZ Engineers Need to Know About New Earthquake Laws
In February 2011, New Zealand experienced shock and devastation as the Canterbury earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale killed 185 people – 115 of whom...
New Zealand Continues to See Strong House Price Gains
New Zealand residential property values continued to rise in January, with strong growth in regional towns close to main centres like Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown, with...
Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Shakes Christchurch
There were harrowing near misses but Christchurch has emerged from a magnitude 5.7 quake with no deaths and little damage and must wait to see what...
What Can Australia Learn from the Christchurch Rebuild?
When disasters strike, engineering and leadership challenges involved in conducting emergency repairs and undertaking subsequent rebuilding can be significant.
Fulton Hogan Annual Profit Rises 9.7%
Fulton Hogan has lifted annual profit by 9.7 per cent, with activity in Auckland and Christchurch underpinning the construction company's performance, offsetting slower Australian activity.
Earthquake-hit Homeowners in NZ Sue Over Sue Insurers
Another group of Christchurch homeowners is preparing to launch a legal bid over insurance claims, this time turning their sights at the EQC.
Goodman to Sell Five Christchurch Properties
Goodman Property Trust has put five of its Christchurch sites up for sale as the listed property investor embarks on up to $150 million worth of...
Fletcher on Track in Christchurch
Retirement village operator Arvida Group says it's on track to complete 94 new units in the second half and has "strong relationships" with its development partners,...