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Construction Professionals Invited To Inspect Low-carbon Demonstration Building In November

Press Release – Red Stag Timber Ltd

In mid-November, construction professionals and property developers are invited to attend site visits to the Clearwater Quays Apartments, a model building for low-carbon construction in Christchurch. Read more »

One Central Development Continues At Pace

Press Release – Fletcher Building

All Fletcher Living homes currently under construction in the latest development stage of One Central, Christchurch have been sold and will be ready for their new owners to move in over the next six months. Read more »

Clean Sweep For Rural Business At Recent REINZ Industry Awards

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

New Zealand’s largest full-service real estate agency, Bayleys Real Estate, has achieved a clean sweep across all rural categories at the recent Real Estate Institute (REINZ) Awards for Excellence. Read more »

On Living In Seymour World

Article – Gordon Campbell

So far, the horse race journalism surrounding the polling rise of the Act Party has not included much consideration of the policies an Act -influenced government would pursue. Read more »

Strong Spring Predicted For Property Market Following Lockdown

Article – Property and Build

Despite the latest Covid-19 lockdown, New Zealand’s median property price once again reached a new record of $850,000, according to REINZ’s August figures released today. Read more »

Forest & Bird beating a hollow and expensive drum

Press Release – AQA

Forest & Bird’s opposition to new consenting pathways for quarries is a call to burn more fuel and add cost to every new home, says the Aggregate and Quarry Association. Read more »

Hunt on to find and fund large-scale mass timber buildings

Press Release – Red Stag Timber Ltd

Design funding is now available for qualifying yet-to-be-built wooden buildings as part of a partnership between the Ministry of Primary Industries and Red Stag. Read more »

Is The Cooling Housing Market Just A Winter Lull?

Article – Property and Build

REINZ data shows the rate of house price growth is slowing, but Chief Executive Jen Baird says it is too early to tell whether this is the usual winter easing or if the Government’s intervention in the market and signalled changes to the OCR are starting to take effect. Read more »

Infrastructure Skills Centre Offers ‘Work Experience For A Lifetime’

Article – Industrial Safety News

The civil construction and infrastructure industry has teamed up with government, industry bodies and employers to help meet New Zealand’s infrastructural skills challenge. Read more »

Celebrating Civil Construction Excellence

Press Release – AsiaPacific Infrastructure

The rescue of a Wellington icon, an infrastructure response that moved mountains, and a project with an outstanding safety culture were amongst the winners of the 42nd Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards. Read more »

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