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Tuesday November 20, 2018

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Christchurch Sees Slowing Construction activity
Business
Wednesday November 1 2017

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
Residential
Tuesday October 31 2017

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
Buildings
Tuesday March 28 2017

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
Residential
Thursday February 2 2017

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
Structural
Monday February 15 2016

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?
Structural
Tuesday December 1 2015

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%
Business
Wednesday September 16 2015

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
Residential
Thursday September 10 2015

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
Residential
Thursday August 27 2015

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...

Commercial
Mar 13 2018
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,...

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