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Big construction contractors oppose licensing of their builders working on commercial buildings

The country's large building contractors oppose builders on commercial building sites being regulated under a new proposal in the overhaul of the Building Act.

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19 August 2019

New Zealand's best soils to be protected for food growing

Councils will be required to protect New Zealand's best food-growing soils under new Government policy.

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15 August 2019

'Very real risk' NZ Steel could be forced to pull out of Auckland

NZ Steel has told MPs it may be forced to close with the loss of thousands of jobs if changes aren't made to the Climate Change Response Bill which is being considered by Parliament.

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14 August 2019

Hamilton house that was subject of major lawsuit not leaky, owner says

A house which was at the centre of a lawsuit over an agent's omission that it had major weathertightness issues should not be labelled a leaky home, its owner says.

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12th August 2019

Bella Vista report received by Council

Tauranga City Council has now received the employment investigation report by Graeme Colgan about the role of staff in the failure of the Bella Vista subdivision, however it won't be publicly released.

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12th August 2019

'It's heartbreaking': Beloved Auckland villa could be bulldozed

The proposed demolition of one of Auckland's earliest and grandest homes is proof the council has failed to preserve heritage, say protection groups.

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12th August 2019

DCC response to house damage slammed

A Caversham man says his house is falling apart because of what he views as a failure by the Dunedin City Council to take decisive action after his neighbour's illegal excavation undermined the foundation of his family home.

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12th August 2019

Landlords concerned mandatory moisture barriers may damage houses

Property investors are upset at what they say is a potentially dangerous aspect of the new Healthy Homes standards.

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9th August 2019

Jacks Point village to include 110 homes, commercial properties and a five-star waterfront hotel

Construction of a new $500 million town centre is about to start on the outskirts of Queenstown.

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9th August 2019

Higher sea-level calculations push more of Wellington under water

Wellington City Council has unofficially ditched an optimistic sea-level rise scenario in favour of one that could see much of the central city and low-lying suburbs under water.

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5th August 2019

Asbestos delays Old Junky demolition

Asbestos found in the ceilings and near window frames has prolonged the life of a century-old Marlborough pub, the new owners confirm.

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5 August 2019

Official Release: Reform of Vocational Education - Announcement from the Minister of Education

The Minister of Education, Hon Chris Hipkins, has just announced the changes the Government will be making to the vocational education system in New Zealand. The changes being made will give industry the lead role in ensuring New Zealand's workforce is fit for today's workplace needs and tomorrow's expectations. The new system will give employers choice of provider once fully implemented.

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2 August 2019

Reforms of vocational education could be 'diabolical' for apprentices, says business owner

​A Wellington construction business owner says planned changes to the polytechnic and vocation education will have "diabolical" effects.

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2 August 2019


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