Housing Consents Decline in April

National housing consents fell in April after a big jump up in March, according to Statistics New Zealand figures. In April there were consents issued for 1230 new homes, including apartments, down 21 per cent from the 1559 issued in March. The value of home and apartment building consents in Read more…

Canterbury Quake Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE NEW ZEALAND TIMBER INDUSTRY FEDERATION Friday 17 September 2010 Canterbury Quake Proves Timber Construction to Have the Best Structural Integrity and Safety. The NZ Timber Industry Federation says that had more homes been constructed with raised timber floors in recent years the recent Canterbury earthquake damage Read more…