News and Media Releases

Please see below for news and media releases relating to Building Officials.
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11 October 2019

The construction sector is being freed up to allow more homes to be built more quickly as the Government cuts through some of the red tape of the Building Act.


11 October 2019

A new green "ecolabel" has been launched to help tackle the truckloads of construction and demolition waste going to New Zealand landfills.


11 October 2019

New Construction Procurement Guidelines were jointly announced by Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford and Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa.


10 October 2019

Owners of Mt Maunganui's The Pacific Apartments are set for a 10-week hearing next year over a leaky building repair bill estimated at $16 million.


10 October 2019

When Saleh Ghiyath and Leila El-Yassir signed a contract with builder KB Project Management Ltd in 2017 to build their dream home, they never thought that two-and-half years later they would be $560,000 out of pocket and yet to move in.


9 October 2019

Building consent applications in the Mackenzie District between January and August 2019 have increased in number by 14 per cent and in value by more than 50 per cent on the same period last year.


8 October 2019

The contract for the first stage of the lakefront development has been signed and work will get underway at the end of October.


7 October 2019

A tiny house in Motueka has become the centre of a big row between its owner and the local council.


7 October 2019

The technical director of an Australasian sustainable business organisation said the changing climate would influence how homes were built in future.


7 October 2019

It is the issue that will have to surface eventually. Why are people saying both slab and ring foundations were systematically under-scoped following the earthquakes?

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