News and Media Releases

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8 July 2019

Tui Lewis hopes the surviving heritage buildings in Jackson St are finally going to get their day in the sun.

5 July 2019

Residents of neighbourhoods around central Christchurch have joined forces to fight the effects of intensive housing policies and are keen to challenge the law.

4 July 2019

A large panel has fallen from the thirteenth storey of a central Auckland apartment building.

4 July 2019

A proposal to build a $200 million Queenstown hotel complex has been approved, without a public hearing.

3 July 2019

As baby boomers gear up for retirement, Kiwi businesses are worried they'll be taking invaluable skill sets with them.

3 July 2019

Mayor Phil Goff says another record month for dwellings consented in Auckland is more evidence that real progress is being made for housing in the region.

3 July 2019

Two big organisations in the property and construction industry have no objections to bigger fines of up to $1.5 million for breaches of the Building Act in a major overhaul of the legislation.

3 July 2019

After his brother and partner in the family construction business died by suspected suicide, Chris Hughes wasn't sure what to tell his staff.

2 July 2019

The Government has been warned changes to vocational education will see industries hire fewer apprentices and fewer people enter training.

28 June 2019

The New Zealand parliament could be set for expansion.


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