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New Zealand Construction Activity Highest Since 1990
Business
Tuesday March 8 2016

New Zealand Construction Activity Highest Since 1990

The value of residential building work put in place rose in the fourth quarter of 2015, led by Auckland, while total building activity increased to its...

NZ Construction Consents Sink 8.2% in January
Business
Tuesday March 1 2016

NZ Construction Consents Sink 8.2% in January

New Zealand building consents fell last month as a drop-off in Canterbury construction intentions offset growth in other regions, although Auckland continued to lag behind the...

New Zealand Residential Construction Consents Fluctuate
Residential
Thursday October 1 2015

New Zealand Residential Construction Consents Fluctuate

New Zealand residential building consents fell 4.9 per cent in August as the Canterbury rebuild shifts its focus toward commercial work.

New Zealand Construction Boom Hits 50-year High
Business
Friday September 4 2015

New Zealand Construction Boom Hits 50-year High

The value of building work undertaken in the June quarter has hit a 50-year high.

NZ: Building Consents Decline in Canterbury
Business
Wednesday July 1 2015

NZ: Building Consents Decline in Canterbury

Canterbury's post-quake house building boom is showing signs of waning with fewer consents being issued for new homes in the New Zealand province.

New Zealand Home Building on the Rise
Residential
Wednesday March 4 2015

New Zealand Home Building on the Rise

New Zealand residential building activity rose for the first time in three quarters in the final three months of 2014, led by earthquake-related rebuilding work in...

New Zealand Faces Construction Skills Shortage
Business
Wednesday January 21 2015

New Zealand Faces Construction Skills Shortage

The number of skilled vacancies advertised online in New Zealand has risen to its highest level in nearly six years, as the Canterbury rebuild increased demand...