Construction

NZ roundwood log prices jump to a record

Mon 20 Feb

"The roundwood sector is in a period where interest is at unprecedented levels," AgriHQ analyst Reece Brick said in his monthly forestry market report.

Steel & Tube delivers another lacklustre result

Fri 17 Feb

Steel & Tube raised prices but lost sales to the competition

Wellington mayor Justin Lester

Targeted building assessments reveal no threat to public safety, says Wellington City Council

Tue 14 Feb 1

Lester said the reports have not signalled any major structural damage outside of the buildings that are already well known and he is "very comfortable" with the information they have received.

More writedowns plague Opus in $30m annual loss

Fri 3 Feb

Writeoffs nearly double from the first half

Prime Minister Bill English

New Zealand has too much debt and it's growing – but the economy is growing too

Thu 22 Dec 7

Transport is up 3.7%, partly due to the tourism boom but also due to a large increase in forestry and logging; manufacturing is up 1.2%; and construction is up 2.1%.

Westpac economist Satish Ranchhod

Auckland housing consents continue to fall short

Tue 20 Dec 2

Auckland needs 11,000 new houses a year for a decade.

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