News and Media Releases

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26 November 2019

Christchurch's brand new $80 million airport hotel has finally opened, almost two years behind schedule.

25 November 2019

Property developers and builders say consenting authorities (BCAs) are failing in their duty to "demystify" the consenting process.

25 November 2019

Law firm Russell McVeagh has lined up Australian litigation lender IMF Bentham to fund a class action lawsuit for owners of buildings clad in "combustible" aluminium panels.

19 November 2019

The Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes have done a lot to change building owners and developers' views when it comes to designing for earthquake safety, a Wellington engineer says.

18 November 2019

Checks have been made on the quality of the earthquake design of several buildings in Christchurch, but Wellington has been unable to follow suit.

18 November 2019

Fletcher Building has today opened its long-awaited giant new high-tech pre-fabricated house-building factory, aiming to cut a 22-week lead time down to six weeks.

13 November 2019

It's hoped a new one stop shop to see when big infrastructure projects are due will help move the construction industry away from its boom or bust cycle.

13 November 2019

A Wanaka-based company has today launched a modular building system which will allow houses to be constructed in under a week, it says.

12 November 2019

A company which claims to have identified over 1200 defective buildings and structures around the country in the last five years says it's a snapshot of a wider problem which is a very real threat to public safety.

11 November 2019

As the housing crisis deepens and families struggle to find a home, developer Charles Ma thinks it's time to change the way we build.


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