News and Media Releases

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12 July 2019

Scores of builders, maybe hundreds, may have to complete more training under the proposed overhaul of the Building Act.

11 July 2019

To remove barriers to achieving compliance in the building system, over 120 building standards are now available for free download.

10 July 2019

The mood and confidence of the building and infrastructure sectors has lifted since a year ago says engineering firm Aecom.

10 July 2019

The New Zealand Law Society's Wellington headquarters has been shut down after parts of the building were found to be earthquake prone.

9 July 2019

The leaky homes crisis concerned a number of buildings built in the decade from the early 1990s to 2004 that suffered from weather-tightness problems.

9 July 2019

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the draft report on local government funding and financing, published by the Productivity Commission this morning, reinforces his calls for new funding mechanisms to be made available to councils.

8 July 2019

Central Auckland's traffic nightmare is set to ease with Victoria St West reopened after a large concrete panel falling from a building forced its closure.

8 July 2019

Tui Lewis hopes the surviving heritage buildings in Jackson St are finally going to get their day in the sun.

5 July 2019

Residents of neighbourhoods around central Christchurch have joined forces to fight the effects of intensive housing policies and are keen to challenge the law.

4 July 2019

A large panel has fallen from the thirteenth storey of a central Auckland apartment building.


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