News and Media Releases

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12 September 2019

Extensive building and excavation work at a property in central Auckland has been shut down by authorities after it was found not to have consent.

12 September 2019

Public consultation opened Tuesday 10th September on the draft Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2019.

10 September 2019

It's easier and quicker to build a house than it is to get building consent, some builders say.

10 September 2019

Building your own home is a dream come true for most families - especially when you've saved up and worked hard to afford to do so.

9 September 2019

Section sizes are continuing to shrink and three houses per quarter acre dream is a possibility as the city looks for solutions to the its housing squeeze.

9 September 2019

The owner of a construction company is considering liquidation due to financial difficulties, leaving three half-built houses waiting to be finished.

9 September 2019

A Tasman district couple are "devastated" after learning their bid to build affordable housing on their land has been denied.

6 September 2019

Auckland and Waikato building company Stanley Group and related company Tallwood have been liquidated.

5 September 2019

Said to be frustrated with Wellington's lack of progress, city council chief executive Kevin Lavery dropped a bombshell on Thursday by not seeking re-appointment.

4 September 2019

KiwiRail decided to take matters into its own hands in a stoush with Wellington City Council over the seismic status of the capital's central railway station.


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