Residential building hit 15-year high

Auckland residential building consents hit a 15-year high for May, while any gains in the South were relatively modest. Nationally, new residential consents for May rose from 2794 a year ago to 3407, which was the highest monthly total since June 2004, Statistics New Zealand construction statistics manager Melissa McKenzie Read more…

Fletcher Building Announces Auckland Factory

Fletcher Building will be releasing more details on its new high-tech fast house-building factory next month. Chief executive of residential and land development at Fletcher, Steve Evans, announced a soon-to-open Auckland panelisation factory which will increase the pace of house-building. “We have a panelised factory that’s being negotiated now. We’re Read more…