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NEWS

Stanley Group 'under-priced' Housing New Zealand project by $2 million

Directors of the failed Stanley Group of construction companies told the liquidator they now believe they under-priced a flagship Housing New Zealand (HNZ) project by as much as $2 million.

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17 September 2019

Mayor told of health risk at retirement complex in February - emails

Emails show the mayor of Lower Hutt was told in February that bad plumbing in a retirement complex was life-threatening.

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17 September 2019

Tiny homes an option in BOP housing market

The housing market in the Bay of Plenty makes it difficult to rent a house, let alone buy or build one.

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17 September 2019

Ministers grilled at construction forum

Phil Twyford and Jenny Salesa met a critical reception at the annual Constructive forum on Thursday as developers shared concerns over the procurement process.

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16 September 2019

Asbestos went undetected in botched demolition job

A company was fined $150,000 at the Auckland District Court yesterday after a botched home demolition job left a neighbour trapped in her property and workers at risk of exposure to asbestos.

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16 September 2019

Director must pay QLDC over leaky building

A director who has gone bankrupt in Australia has been ordered pay Queenstown's council over a leaky building scandal.

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16 September 2019

Woods takes aim at building material costs

The Housing Minister has taken aim at the price of building materials, saying she wants the Commerce Commission to investigate whether the market is competitive, but some industry insiders scoff at the idea.

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13 September 2019

Government red tape and building consent processes are one of builders' biggest bugbears

Red tape is one of the biggest bugbears of the country's builders, according to a survey by Registered Master Builders Association, a major trade group in the sector.

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12 September 2019

Extensive home renovation in Auckland shut down by authorities for no consent

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.

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12 September 2019

Consultation opens on dangerous buildings policy

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

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12 September 2019

Building work is going from strength to strength, new report says

Construction work ramped up early in 2019 and is set to continue strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Waikato, according to a new report by Rider Levett Bucknall.

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12 September 2019

Councils costing people thousands in building consent delays

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

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10th September 2019

EVENTS

Call for Papers is now open for the 2020 Annual Conference

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HR DIVISION: Looking for a building surveying role in New Zealand?

International candidates looking for a building surveying role in New Zealand - contact us today. BOINZ is your one stop shop to help you look for and find a role in New Zealand.

As part of our HR Division service, we will interview you to assess your skills and abilities and understand your time frames and preferred locations.

We can then work with you to find and apply for building surveying roles in New Zealand. We actively recruit on behalf of building surveying employers and can keep you updated on available jobs and assist you with the full process.

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