News and Media Releases

Please see below for news and media releases relating to Building Officials.
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20 September 2019

Her house reduced to little more than a storage shed, Cushla McCarthy is living New Zealand's flood-prone future.

20 September 2019

Kelvin Wilson built his own house at the weekends, over 10 months, but it had taken him nine months to get the consent in the first place.


17 September 2019

Directors of the failed Stanley Group of construction companies told the liquidator they now believe they under-priced a flagship Housing New Zealand (HNZ) project by as much as $2 million.


17 September 2019

Emails show the mayor of Lower Hutt was told in February that bad plumbing in a retirement complex was life-threatening.


17 September 2019

The housing market in the Bay of Plenty makes it difficult to rent a house, let alone buy or build one.


16 September 2019

A director who has gone bankrupt in Australia has been ordered pay Queenstown's council over a leaky building scandal.


16 September 2019

Phil Twyford and Jenny Salesa met a critical reception at the annual Constructive forum on Thursday as developers shared concerns over the procurement process.


13 September 2019

The Housing Minister has taken aim at the price of building materials, saying she wants the Commerce Commission to investigate whether the market is competitive, but some industry insiders scoff at the idea.


12 September 2019

Red tape is one of the biggest bugbears of the country's builders, according to a survey by Registered Master Builders Association, a major trade group in the sector.


12 September 2019

Construction work ramped up early in 2019 and is set to continue strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Waikato, according to a new report by Rider Levett Bucknall.


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