Home building consents up in February Home building consents rebounded in February 2017, but were up only slightly from February 2016, Stats NZ said today.
A total of 2,418 new homes were consented in February 2017 â€“ up 1.6 percent from February 2016. 31-03-2017 more >>
Housing construction hits one billion dollars per month The growth in residential building hit an all-time record of a billion dollars of work consented in a month for the first time ever, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith noted today in response to Statistics New Zealand building consent data. 11-01-2016 more >>
Building code information to be more accessible The Government is investing in a single website for all Building Code information to make it easier to access and comply with building regulations, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today 14-08-2015 more >>
Annual consents top 25,000 New building consent figures released today by Statistics New Zealand confirm the strong progress being made in increasing housing supply, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. 30-04-2015 more >>
Building consents up in January The number of new dwellings consented was 3.6 percent higher in January 2015, compared with January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Excluding apartments, this number was 6.8 percent lower. 27-02-2015 more >>