Construction Begins for Eastern Busway

The pre-construction work for the Eastern Busway, bridging Panmure and Pakuranga has finally begun. Auckland Transport explains that the project will entail the tearing down of fourteen Auckland Council-owned buildings in order to make way for archaeological investigations. According to Auckland Transport, the archaeological work is “particularly important on this Read more…

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Whanganui Joins Construction Boom

Whanganui firms are now joining in the rising construction activity in New Zealand. Jamie O’Leary from Jamie O’Leary Builders and Stonewood Homes claims to be witnessing its “longest incremental high in living memory” within Whanganui and its surrounding areas. “It’s really good – we are doing bloody well,” exclaimed Mr Read more…

KiwiBuild

KiwiBuild – What is it? In December 2017, the New Zealand Government has announced KiwiBuild which originates from Labour’s election promise. During the 2017 Election Campaign, the labour party announced they would aim to tackle the housing crisis.The Party took a holistic approach where its proposed policy would cover constraining Read more…

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Auckland City Rail Tender Delayed

Chris Meale, the City Rail Link Chief Executive issued a statement on 20th Feb. The announcement stated that the release of tender documents for the tunnel system of CRL will be delayed by up to three months as a preferred bidder of the project had withdrawn.   Originally, there were Read more…

Waitakeres Hit With Floods

Earlier this month, Waitakeres was hit hard by heavy rain and followed by flash floods. The flood killed two local teens who were swimming at the Cascade falls prior to the accident. At least a hundred locals were evacuated during the time. Unfortunately, similar incidents are likely to occur again. Read more…

Coasteville-Riverhead Highway Delayed

Parents and teachers of Riverhead expressed disappointment and worries of the delayed safety crossing line in their neighbourhood. A zebra crossing line scheduled for north-west Auckland was initially due to be completed in January, yet the project’s completion date was pushed back to August. The community was advised that the Read more…

Arson Suspected in Auckland High-rise

Several fires bursted forth on multiple levels of Parks Residence, an apartment building in Auckland CBD, where the cause of the accident remained unknown. Firefighters along with appliances were called to tackle the blaze, whilst workers from nearby buildings were evacuated. Public suspected that the peculiar multiple fire outbreaks were Read more…

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KiwiBuild Boom For NZ Build Market

KiwiBuild Boom For NZ Build Market Sees Unprecedented Demand For Talent The New Zealand building industry boom is set to provide companies in the construction sector more opportunities within the residential construction market. The recent announcement regarding Kiwi Build, a holistic policy by the Labour party to tackle the current Read more…