News and Media Releases

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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.

4 September 2019

After a nine-month wait, new Housing Minister Megan Woods is to present the KiwiBuild reset - a fresh take on Labour's failed flagship housing policy.

30 August 2019

A small house is causing big issues for a Lower Hutt man determined to prove what he's built is a vehicle and, therefore, requires no resource consent.

29 August 2019

The Waikato Regional Hazards Portal is a handy tool for home buyers seeking information on prospective properties.


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