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Daisy Apartments Spearheads Energy Efficiency

Auckland mayor Phil Goff  recently attended the opening ceremony of an almost car-free residential development. Daisy Apartments, located on Akepiro Street in Mount Eden, was given a 10-star rating for its 33 apartments and two parking spaces for shared cars. The complex earned the title of “New Zealand’s Greenest Apartment Building”, which was awarded by […]

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Middlemore Hospital In Need of Repair

Hospitals “around the country” are dealing with building issues, says health minister Dr David Clark. However, there is not much that can be done if District Health Boards  (DHBs) are not open to discuss the issues they are facing. Clark raised the issue to Counties Manukau DHB acting chairman Rabin Rabindran. He expressed disappointment towards […]

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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 project due to the unique […]

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NZ Build

Consumer Confidence Rises as Market Stabilises

Consumer Confidence Rises in January as NZ Build Market Stabilises Consumer confidence across the country has risen in January, ending a three-month decline, thanks to the improved economic outlook, better house prices and increasing spending on household items. The ANZ Roy Morgan consumer confidence index rose to 126.9 in January compared to 121.8 of December. […]

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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 housing crisis has created this […]

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Visa Demand for Build NZ Tradies

Visa demand for Build NZ Tradies Outnumber Professionals for First Time For the first time, the number of approved work visas of trade workers has exceeded professionals. There were nearly 13,000 trade workers who received a work visas for the construction industry, whilst only around 11,000 professionals received it. The construction sector was the most […]

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Auckland Housing Lacks Affordability

Statistics show that 98 free market affordable homes have been built under the Auckland Housing Accord. However, Councillor Chris Darby who serves as the chair of Auckland Council planning committee criticises the Accord as a “dismal failure” in addressing affordability. The Housing Accord launched in October 2013 for a period of three years and was […]

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Auckland housing

Ted Manson develops 500 social rentals

Ted Manson, leading property developer, began his benevolent project of building 500 social rental homes in Auckland. Manson is the managing director of Mansons TCLM. At a housing summit in Auckland, he announced his charitable endeavor. “My parents lived in a very small one-bedroom apartment before the state house, to which I moved when I […]

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auckland construction

20,000 Foreign Builders to Meet Industry Shortage

Due to a shortage of local candidates, New Zealand construction companies are currently reaching out to foreign builders to meet market demand. Both private and public organisations are backing the new campaign, which encourages builders to immigrate to New Zealand to help support the growing industry. The campaign is named LookSee Build and it adopts […]

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Registrations Open For Auckland Build

Registrations have now opened to the public for Auckland Build NZ’s Leading Construction Exhibition. This must attend event for the construction, design and architecture industry will be taking place at the ASB Showgrounds on 2-3 November. Tickets are free, but they are however limited, we do therefore recommend registering early. Please note: tickets include access […]

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