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Future demands for construction workforce

More construction workers will be needed to supply the sufficient labour power to support the nationwide boom in construction investment and developments.


Finalists reflect significant contribution of women to construction industry

Women are making huge strides in New Zealand’s construction sector with the 37 finalists in the second annual Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards...

Business opportunities in Auckland under Construction

With the region and the country as a whole under construction. There is an urgency for more housing and infrastructure to carry an ever-increasing population.

Uplifting signs for Auckland’s cranes sector

Cranes don’t always make national headlines, so many may be surprised that the industry has drawn a lot of attention in recent months.

Building and Construction forecasting until 2021

Two reports and a web tool were released by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith,...

Fletcher to buy rival Higgins

Fletcher Building has gained clearance from the Commerce Commission to acquire Higgins Group Holdings, the rival construction company,...

New Zealand Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020, Construction

The New Zealand construction industry is well aware of the nation-wide growth and immense potential in expansion. This has been related to many of the announced, on-going and new projects.

More Lands more Builders needed

The evident growth in building activities has been discussed around the country. In particular to Auckland, it dominated construction for both residential and non-residential construction...

Labour Shortage in Auckland calls for better pathways

The construction labour force is not catching up with the immense construction boom in Auckland. Contrary to the positive trend, the city's unemployment rate is still above the national average at 6.6 percent.

Strong Building Activities Remain In Auckland

According to Statistics New Zealand, the building consents increased by 245 from 2,264 in January to 2,509 in February while the new house permits reached to 1,720.