Housing Headlines

Christchurch District Plan Still a Deep Concern

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council South Island Branch is still deeply concerned about the Christchurch City Council District Plan. Read more »

Certified Builders welcomes continued growth in new building

Press Release – Certified Builders Association

Certified Builders welcomes Statistics New Zealands release of new building consent numbers as positive for the building industry and the economy, but says the shortage of skilled trades people continues to be an issue in some areas. Read more »

Otago Polytechnic Australasian sustainability award finalist

Press Release – Otago Polytechnic

The ongoing success of Otago Polytechnics comprehensive sustainability strategy has been recognised with a nomination in the prestigious 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia. Read more »

Dwelling consents growth slowing

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, but the rate of growth is slowing, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Century21 Goes Pink During Month Of October

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Breast cancer affects one in nine New Zealand women over their lifetime making it one of New Zealands most common cancers. Read more »

Waterview Tunnels Constructions Reaches Halfway

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

One tunnel built, one to go 12010 concrete tunnel lining segments in place 394,000m3 of spoil removed Read more »

Next steps for properties on the hill

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Councils role in managing the after effects of the land subsidence is first to ensure the safety of the affected residents and neighbouring properties. Read more »

Joint flood preparedness sessions

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Learning to live with the flood threat is the aim of free public awareness sessions being held in the Wakatipu Basin and Wanaka next month in partnership with the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). Read more »

State consults on branch network

Press Release – STATE Insurance

State insurance this week began consulting with employees on a proposal that could see the closure of the bulk of its branch network. Executive General Manager Craig Olsen says that the proposal is based on making sure that State has the appropriate … Read more »

Healthier Homes Project Expands to Other Parts of the House

Press Release – PRINZ

A Warm our Whare initiative, which saw 1000 Waikato homes insulated within a 30km radius of Hamilton and in the South Waikato district, has now expanded into the Thames and Hauraki regions and the provider is now looking to launch a new service model … Read more »

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